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Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972503)


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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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13 Customer Review(s)

  • Judith

    “We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Charnwood and would stay again in the future.”

    Its central position was ideal.

    Its central position was ideal. We would take our own pillows next time - personal choice is for softer pillows. Perhaps in listing mention that the stairs are quite steep - possible problem for older guests. On the whole a great place to stay.

    - Judith, June 2021

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The property

This Charming mid-terrace, Lakeland Stone Cottage is located just off the centre of Windermere Village.

Deceptively spacious, this home from home is ideal for families or groups of friends who want a convenient central location. Entering through a little porch/boot store, the cosy Sitting Room has comfy sofas and electric fire.

On the same level is a family bathroom.  Descend into the lower ground floor Dining Room with doors out to the rear and door to the spacious Kitchen with range style cooker.Upstairs from the Sitting Room are a Spacious light and airy Double Bedroom and Twin Bedroom.To the rear of the Dining Room is a private suntrap patio with garden furniture.Charnwood is just a stone’s throw from the centre of Windermere with its selection of  pubs, restaurants and great local shops.  Lake Windermere is  1.5 miles away where you can board a Lake Cruiser and explore Englands longest Lake.  Head up to Waterhead for Ambleside or go South to Lakeside where you can board a steam train on the Lakeside and Havethwaite Railway or hang out with the Otters at the Lakeside Aquarium.    Windermere is a great base to explore the National Park, by car or take the 555 bus up to Ambleside, Grasmere or “over the raise” to the market town of Keswick.   For the walkers, jump off at Thirlmere to climb the mighty Hellvellyn, or for the less ambitious Rydal for the lovely Loughrigg Terrace and Rydal Caves. This home from home is a perfect spot if you want to stay close to base or explore what the Glorious Lake District.


  • Set over three floors, the cottage has 1 x double bedroom and 1x twin bedroom, A family bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and w.c
  • Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room with Electric Fire
  • Porch.
  • Heating; Gas central heating, electric fire to Sitting Room, Electric fire in Dining Room, Range Style 6 burner gas hob and electric oven, Microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • 2 x HD TV with freesat and DVD player, Ipod docking station, selection of games and books
  • Wifi
  • Fuel and power included in rent, bed linen included in rent
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • I private parking space plus 1 parking permit
  • Enclosed rear yard with garden furniture
  • Sorry no pets or smoking
  • Shop and Pub 5 minutes walk
  • Lake 1.5 miles.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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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.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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