Burkesfield Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 2971)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A fabulous three-storey Edwardian townhouse in the centre of the famous, ever-popular town of Windermere.

Burkesfield Cottage has been fully renovated and lovingly furnished to provide well-equipped, first class accommodation.

Ideal for families, this wonderful Windermere cottage boasts a warm, cosy sitting room with a delightful bay window, a dining room, a modern kitchen, three lovely bedrooms and a spacious bathroom.

A real home-from-home, full of character, charm and those extra touches that make a memorable holiday.

The location is ideal, with a variety of shops, restaurants, outdoor pursuits, a cinema and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition all nearby.

Bowness, Coniston Water, Kendal, the Furness Peninsula, Morecambe Bay and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach, making this cottage a superb year-round base.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x 2nd floor king-size double, 1 x 2nd floor twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin & WC. Modern well-equipped kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with coal-effect gas fire in feature fireplace.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room
  • Gas oven & hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer with chilled water & ice maker, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radios, WiFi, library of books, DVDs, games
  • All fuel & power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car, additional street parking nearby
  • Rear patio with furniture & BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets & no smoking
  • Shop & pubs 2 mins walk.

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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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