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Greenbank Cottage

Winster near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District, LA8 (Ref. 972537)

  • Greenbank Cottage - (Ref. 972537)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Peters

    “The accommodation was perfect , brilliantly clean and very well presented.”

    Lovely gardens and woodland walk. Owners really pleasant couple.

    Lovely gardens and woodland walk. Owners really pleasant couple.

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The property

Situated in  the unspoilt Winster Valley, Just four miles from Lake Windermere and the honeypot villages of Bowness and Winderemere. This semi-detached Cottage has extensive fenced woodland gardens which makes it perfect for a dog friendly holiday. This lovely cottage has extensive views across the surrounding countryside from most windows and is great for families wanting a home from home with great gardens to play in.

The house has an open plan Sitting/Dining Room with woodburner.  Kitchen with views of the countryside.  The ground floor twin bedroom and shower room with walk in shower, hand basin and w.c.

makes this a great choice for those with limited mobility.  Upstairs, There is a Master Double Bedroom and Twin Bedroom with lovely countryside views and a bathroom with shower over the bath , hand basin and w.c.  Outside is a real treat with extensive fenced private woodland and lawned areas.  A delightful place to end a day on the fells with a bottle of wine or a cold beer. The Brown Horse pub is only a mile away for hearty pub food and real ale.   The Arts and Crafts house Blackwell is nearby, spend the day here touring the beautiful house and gardens.  Head into Bowness on Windermere for a multitude of attractions.  Take a Windermere Lake Cruise on Englands Longest Lake up to Waterhead  for lunch then wander into Ambleside for a mooch around the shops Greenbank Cottage is an ideal family retreat for those who want peace and quiet in a tranquil unspoilt setting.


  • The cottage has three bedrooms, one ground floor twin, and upstairs a Master Double and Twin.
  • Heating; Electric Storage Heaters and Wood Burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Sky TV and DVD player
  • Wifi
  • Electric included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Private parking for three cars
  • Lawned and woodland fenced garden
  • 2 well behaved pets accepted
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop in Bowness
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Lake Windermere Lake 4 miles

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

Please note: This property does not accept more than 2 week bookings.

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