A cosy and charming semi-detached cottage, superbly located on the southerly edge of Bowness-on-Windermere, within one mile of the centre of this bustling lakeside village.
This lovely Windermere cottage is also just a short distance from the ferry point crossing taking cars and passengers across the beautiful Lake Windermere to the unspoilt and tranquil western shores, the gateway to the pretty villages of Near and Far Sawrey and Hawkshead and the Grizedale Forest.
Comfortably appointed throughout, this Windermere cottage is ideal for families or friends who wish to enjoy this fantastic location in the beautiful Lake District.
This Windermere cottage has two bedrooms, both of which have distant views of the Lake District Fells.
The cosy, open plan living area has original beams and a lovely open fire; perfect for warming up your toes after a day walking out on the fells.
Outside this Windermere cottage is a pretty garden area to the front with a lawn complete with a summerhouse, ideal for a refreshing drink whilst you enjoy the sunset over the mountains in the distance.
Just half a mile away from this Windermere cottage is Burnside Hotel and Parklands Country Club where guests can make use of the facilities, which include a fully-equipped gym, swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room.
The centre of Bowness is one mile away, where there is a host of individual shops and restaurants to enjoy.
Younger children will be delighted to visit the World of Beatrix Potter, whilst The Glebe, an area of parkland overlooking the lake shore, has a children’s play area, pitch-and-putt golf, tennis courts and a quayside for lake cruises.
After a round of golf why not enjoy a delicious ice cream and simply absorb the stunning scenery within the colourful bustle of this vibrant village.
With plenty of water based activities also available nearby, this Windermere cottage has something for everyone at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Reception hall/utility.
About the location
Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.
The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.