Windermere 0.5 miles.
A superb detached cottage half a mile from the town of Windermere, ideally located just a few minutes' walk from Lake Windermere and with the benefit of a private jetty.
Carefully appointed throughout to provide spacious accommodation, this cottage is ideal for couples or small families who wish to enjoy time in one of the most beautiful parts of England.
The cottage has two bedrooms and a large kitchen/diner, with a first floor galleried sitting room offering a cosy space to relax.
French doors out of the double bedroom lead to a small enclosed patio which is completely secluded and is perfect for enjoying a quiet moment in the sun.
Just a gentle stroll is stunning Lake Windermere, with views across the bay to the Lake District fells.
Guests at the cottage have access to a private jetty to either launch boats and kayaks, fish or simply to enjoy the peaceful romantic setting.
Bustling Bowness-on-Windermere is less than 2 miles away and has a host of cafes, restaurants, specialist shops and galleries.
The area around the lakeshore is known as The Glebe, and is where the steamer boats collect passengers to carry them up to Ambleside or down to Lakeside.
There is also a 9-hole pitch-and-putt course and plenty of parkland to explore.
A wonderful Windermere cottage, and one to be enjoyed all year round.
About the location
Windermere Train Stain 0.4 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.