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Mrs Tiggywinkles

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972586)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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25 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Rackham

    “Fantastic stay at Mrs Tiggywinkles.”

    Second time we've stayed as we were so impressed the first time. Just as satisfied this time. A lovely house to return to after a long day on the fells or walking the lake paths.

    Second time we've stayed as we were so impressed the first time. Just as satisfied this time. A lovely house to return to after a long day on the fells or walking the lake paths.

    - Mr Rackham, May 2021

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The property

Mrs Tiggywinkles is located in Windermere village, at the very heart of Beatrix Potter country.

It's an ideal home away from home for perfect for a couple who want to explore the glorious Lake District. This first and second-floor duplex apartment has some lovely views over Lake Windermere from the master bedroom and is finished in a comfortable contemporary style.

It's the perfect location for a Lakeland break whatever the time of year. The light and airy living and dining room on the first floor has views over the rooftops to the open countryside and comfortable squashy sofas ideal for curling up on.

The modern kitchen is well equipped with a dishwasher and there's a lovely bathroom with Heritage suite including a bathtub, pedestal basin and WC.

On the second floor you can find the sophisticated double master bedroom with en-suite contemporary shower room with washbasin and WC.

Mrs Tiggywinkles is tucked away in a courtyard of similar properties and shares the use of the outdoor space and furniture.

It's a quiet spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of the village, or why not stroll along the lake shore or enjoy a drink in one of the lovely pubs and cafes?

There's private parking at the apartment for one car. Windermere is at the heart of Beatrix Potter country so Beatrix Potter World is a must visit.

You're just 15 minutes stroll from lovely Bowness in Windermere with its cobbled streets and ferry trips on the famous steamers.

International restaurants, galleries and independent shops are just minutes from the door and visitor attractions like the award-winning Aquarium of the Lakes, the Haverthwaite Steam Railway and Go Ape are all within a short drive of the apartment. Windermere is the most famous lake in Lakeland and lies at the heart of this gorgeous part of the world.

Sparkling lakes and majestic fells offer endless possibilities for walking, cycling and water sports while there are fantastic attractions like the stunning Aira Force waterfall at Lake Ullswater and the Puzzling Place and King Kong climbing wall at Keswick all within easy reach.

Whether you're content to relax and recharge your batteries, or you want to get active and enjoy everything the Lake District has to offer, Mrs Tiggywinkles in Windermere is the ideal location for a family holiday or romantic getaway at any time of year.


  • First and second-floor duplex
  • Second floor, 1 x double with en-suite shower room, wash basin, 1x twin and WC; First floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Nevo Rointe electric central heating system
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 mins walk
  • Lake Windermere cruises 15 mins walk
  • Launderette 50 yards

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season

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