Howe Cottage ref: 25344

Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District

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Max sleeps
6
Sleeps
Bedrooms
3
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover day
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Wifi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

This charming semi-detached 17th century cottage has lovely views of Lake Windermere from its top floor and makes for a cosy retreat all year round, ideally located 400 yards from the lake and town centre. Surrounded by dramatic mountainous scenery, numerous walking and cycling paths are on offer. Complimentary passes to the leisure facilities at the local hotel (5 minutes’ walk away) which includes a swimming pool and gym is available to guests who book Howe Cottage. For fell-walking enthusiasts, the Langdales, Scafell, Great Gable and the Old Man of Coniston are easily reached. Take a boat cruise or visit the Beatrix Potter Exhibition. A hotel with leisure facilities can be found a 5-minute walk away. Shops, pubs and restaurants 100 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

5 steps to entrance.
Living room: With multi-fuel burner, Freeview TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs and CD player.
Living room 2.
Kitchen/dining room: With gas cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed, Freeview TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Bedroom 2: With bunk bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Steep stairs to..

Second floor

Bedroom 3: With twin beds.

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner included.

Miscellaneous

Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are steps to the terrace.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular locations in the Lake District. Situated midway down Lake Windermere, a long promenade skirts the lake with views over a busy harbour where pleasure cruisers arrive and depart taking visitors up and down the lake.

The town has a vibrant, bustling atmosphere, especially in the summer months and a superb lakeside setting with lovely views across and down the lake. A car ferry runs to the far side of the lake taking visitors to Sawrey and Hawkshead or you can take a trip on one of the steamers north to Ambleside or south to Lakeside.

There is plenty to see and do including the Beatrix Potter Exhibition and Steamboat Museum, as well as an 18 hole `pitch and put' and sailing marinas. Bowness provides a good selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as a wide range of shops, all within easy reach.

Things to do nearby

Total Adventure Limited

Activity days for small and large groups based in Bowness on Windermere. Activities include rock climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling and orienteering. Tel: 01539 444451

Russell Colman Photography

Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.

Carus Green Golf Club

Situated a mile from Kendal is Carus Green Golf Club, a fantastic place to visit for a round of golf.

The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness on Windermere, takes you on a journey through the life and work of Beatrix Potter.

Old Man of Coniston Walks

Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.

Cookhouse Galleries

Cookhouse galleries are a family run business which was first set up back in 1981 and is well known for its wide variety of artwork and photography from many different artists from the Lake District area.

Windermere Car Ferry

Windermere Ferry has been operating for more than 500 years taking people, vehicles, horses and cycles across the lake.

Windermere Lake Cruises
Windermere Lake Cruises

Step aboard the most popular boats in the Lake District! Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery on board then take a walk around the lake or visit one of the many attractions nearby. Well behaved dogs travel free. Tel: 01539 443360

Blackwell - Arts and Crafts House

This is one of Britain's finest houses and has been kept in its original state. The views over Windermere make the gardens a real joy. Tea room and Craft shop with exhibitions. Tel: 01539 446139

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Monties Cafe
Monties Cafe

Open every day, serving hearty breakfasts, lunches, afternoon tea, drinks and homemade cakes. Monties Cafe always aims to use as much local produce as possible.

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Saturday 16 December 2017 7 nights £ 333.00
Was£ 406.00
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