Grasmere 5

White Cross Bay near Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 914318)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

The property

A charming, ground floor, detached lodge situated in a quiet location on the popular resort of White Cross Bay, nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Offering excellent amenities, this Windermere cottage is an ideal base from which friends and families can enjoy a relaxing holiday in the beautiful Lake District.

Set solely over the ground floor, this Windermere cottage features three comfortable bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The pleasant open plan living area plays host to a homely kitchen, a dining area where you discuss the day’s adventures over a hearty, home-cooked meal, and a sitting area.

From the sitting area, patio doors open out onto a decked patio where you can sit and enjoy alfresco dining on warm summer nights, or soak up the sun and catch up on some reading.

Make use of the excellent range of on-site facilities including a leisure club with an indoor swimming pool, a sauna and a gym.

As well as the on-site leisure facilities, there is a restaurant, a bar, launch facilities onto Lake Windermere, and extensive outdoor play areas.

A short drive away, Bowness-on-Windermere offers plenty of family activities to get stuck into, including pitch-and-putt golf and tennis courts.

Hop aboard The Lake Windermere Steamers which depart from the lake’s large promenade, or hire your very own rowing boat.

Less than a five minutes’ drive away, the Brockhole Visitor Centre boasts beautiful gardens running down to the lake and a tree-top adventure course!

Why not pack a picnic and explore the Lake District town of Ambleside, just four miles away from this Windermere cottage, dramatically surrounded by stunning mountains?

Venture to Grasmere and sample the delicious Grasmere Gingerbread, or take a gentle stroll around the Lake.

With so much to enjoy from the doorstep of this wonderful Windermere cottage, it makes a perfect base for a family holiday, at any time of year.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 2’6” twin, 1 x 2’6” single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Electric central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi available in on-site clubhouse
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Decked patio with furniture
  • Shared on-site laundry facilities
  • Free, shared use of leisure facilities, including indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym, play park and multi-use games area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Although all ground floor, property accessed by four steps
  • Note: Due to lakeside location, children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: Guests must obtain a pass from the site reception for access to the site
  • A refundable deposit of £20 is required

About the location


Troutbeck Bridge 0.8 miles; Windermere 2 miles; Bowness 3 miles; Ambleside 3 miles.

White Cross Bay holiday park nestles on the shores of Lake Windermere, midway between Windermere and Ambleside, in the Lake District National Park. Consisting of approximately 400 lodges, it offers a restaurant, pub, shop, entertainment room, amusement arcade, indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, gym, children's staffed activity centre, marina and outdoor play areas. Lake Windermere, the largest and most popular in the area, boasts a wide range of lakeside activities from walking and cycling to rowing, horse riding, taking a trip on the steam railway, plus lake cruises from Bowness to the pretty village of Ambleside and down to Lakeside, which has a celebrated aquarium. Children will also enjoy The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere, where technology brings her characters to life, and Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, with its Treetop Trek aerial adventure is a short walk away from the site. With destinations including Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains all within easy reach, this location is perfect for a Lake District holiday at any time of the year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute