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Fairoak

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 17471)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mr Baldiviezo
    July 2017
    “Sarah was ever so helpful, the ...”
    Sarah was ever so helpful, the cottage is lovely in a centric but quiet part of town, ideal for a family with kids.
    Sarah was ever so helpful, the cottage is lovely in a centric but quiet part of town, ideal for a family with kids.

Features

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

The property

Situated in the heart of the ever-popular town of Windermere, this superb cottage is set in a row of Victorian Lakeland stone terraces, 1.5 miles from Lake Windermere.

The perfect base for families, guests at this wonderful Windermere cottage will be delighted with the standard of accommodation provided, and its excellent location.

This spacious Windermere cottage offers three bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, and an additional shower room.

There is also a well-equipped kitchen, a cosy sitting room with an electric fire and a large bay window, and a separate dining room.

Outside is a small front terrace, whilst to the rear, there is a yard and your own off road parking area.

Located in the heart of the Lake District, with the quaint Cumbrian villages of Ambleside, Hawkshead and Grasmere, all within 15 miles of your Windermere cottage, there are lots of pretty places to explore.

Pack a picnic and head up Orrest Head for breathtaking views across Lake Windermere, or meander down the Lake on the Windermere Steamer to Lakeside and enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, and the Haverthwaite and Lakeside Steam Railway.

This Windermere cottage is a superb Lake District base, at any time of year.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair (please bring own cot bedding)
  • Note: There are steps to the front and back door
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Rear yard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, cafes and pubs 1 min walk
  • Windermere train station 0.4 miles.

About the location

BOWNESS & WINDERMERE

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
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