Bannerrigg ref: CC127195

Windermere, Windermere, Staveley and Troutbeck Bridge

4 Stars

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Max sleeps
14
Sleeps
Bedrooms
5
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
3
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changeover day
FRI
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Private Hot Tub 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Bannerrigg (’sister property’ to Alice Howe and Boston House) a Grade II listed property, was designed by Augustus (AWN) Pugin (1812 - 1852), arguably the greatest British architect, designer and writer of the 19th Century whose name is synonymous with the interior of The House of Lords and the Palace of Westminster.  The houses on the terrace were designed as holiday homes for the railway executives each one having unique character. The historic nature of this spacious property is reflected in the style and quality of the decor, furnishings and accessories.  If you are looking for a big house in the Lake District for a family holiday or short break with a group of friends, Bannerrigg is the ideal choice.
Outside there’s a new large slate patio. An 8 seat hot tub has been installed in it’s own building in the garden and the parking area has been extended to fit 5 cars (in fact if you are prepared to park each other in, there’s room for 7 cars). Bannerrigg has 5 bedrooms, one being a family room with two daybeds and a double, another large room has 4 single beds. The house is an ideal base for the larger party and with the train and bus station literally around the corner, it’s easily accessible for those members of your group that are travelling from far and wide.  This property can be booked together with Alice Howe (CC127187) and Boston House (CC127199), White Moss (CC127244) and Number One (CC127243) to accommodate up to 66 people in 30 bedrooms!

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The house has two gas fired central heating systems and briefly comprises:
Entrance porch:  Leading to the inner hallway which has a large area for storing and hanging outdoor wear.
Lounge:  A spacious, elegant lounge with open fire (fuel not provided), leather settees and chairs to seat 14 people, 42 inch plasma TV. There are also a number of wooden games for your amusement.
Dining room:  Spacious dining room with a Bose sound system with a phone and I Pad attachment. The room has large windows on two sides which gives it a tremendous amount of natural light. There is a large dining table with 14 padded chairs the ideal place for whiling away an evening.
Kitchen: All the units have granite tops, cooking is on a gas fired Aga. The kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, microwave and large American fridge with icemaker. The room also has a farmhouse style table and chairs - perfect for those full cooked Lake District breakfasts!
Utility room: With washing machine, tumble dryer, toilet and sink.
Rear hallway: Leads to garden.

First floor

Bedroom 1:  Master bedroom with double bed, flat screen TV and DVD combi with en-suite shower, wash basin and W.C.
Bedroom 2: With four single zip and link divan beds which can be made into double beds, TV, DVD player and en-suite with shower and WC.
Bedroom 3: With double bed, TV and DVD combi.
Bathroom: With WC, sink and bath.

Second floor

Bedroom 4:  Large room with four single beds and TV. 
Bedroom 5:  With king size bed, TV and DVD combi and vanity unit.
Shower room:  With shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All electric, gas, bed linen and towels provided. Fuel for the open fire is not provided however it can be purchased nearby. One cot and two highchairs are available.
The houses do have Wi-Fi, however due to our remote operation we cannot guarantee this will be compatible with your system.
Two dogs allowed.

Miscellaneous

Outside:  Enclosed lawned gardens to the front and rear.  The rear garden has a large slate patio with teak table and chairs and two "steamer" style sun loungers. A rear stone outbuilding houses an 8 seat hot tub with concertina style doors, which fold back to give full view of the garden. The perfect place to unwind after a hard day on the hills! The side of the house looks on to a National Trust field and the rear of the house looks up to Orrest Head one of Alfred Wainwright’s favourite places. Parking is available for up to 5 cars. You can view videos of this property and others on the street here www.youtube.com/user/TheTerraceWindermere.

Please note: There is a £200 refundable deposit on this property, due one week prior to arrival. Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950
  • Nearest town
    Windermere
  • Shops
    500 yards
  • Distance
    500 yards
  • Restaurant
    500 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Windermere
  • Pub
    500 yards
  • Railway station distance
    500 yards
  • Lake
    1.5 miles

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About the local area

Lake Windermere is perhaps the best know area in the Lake District and Windermere village itself is about 1km from the lake. The lake stretches from Waterhead, near Ambleside, to Lakeside at its narrow southern end, over 10 miles in length and the largest lake in England. Wooded slopes dotted with cottages and houses line its shores, while the water itself is usually busy with ferries and yachts.

Windermere is not as busy as it's near neighbour, Bowness-on-Windermere, but has its own charms and attractions. It has excellent amenities and a good selection of shops, restaurants and bars all within easy reach. The village has good public transport links with its own train station and bus routes.

Troutbeck Bridge lies to the north in between Windermere and Ambleside; handy for both but located just off the beaten track. Troutbeck Bridge has its own local amenities including a public swimming pool and a local pub. Between Troutbeck Bridge and the Low Wood Hotel lies Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre. This has an adventure playground, exhibitions, cafe, shop and extensive grounds down to the lake and jetty.

Situated between Kendal and Windermere is the lovely village of Staveley which is often referred to as the Gateway to the Lakes. It mainly comprises of grey slate buildings which are nestled between the Rivers Kent and Gowan. It is ideally placed for exploring the rest of the Lake District and is only a few minutes away from the beautiful Kentmere valley.

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.

Lake Supertours

Based in Windermere in the Lake District the 16 seater mini coaches offer Lake District tours which include scenic and cultural attractions. All drivers and guides are professionally qualified. Tel: 01539 442751

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.

Kankku
Kankku

Kankku is where you can experience the thrill of off road driving in your very own 4x4. The adventurous off roading routes in the heart of the Lakes are sure to impress. Tel: 015394 47414

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.

Townend

The Brownes of Townend were just an ordinary farming family, but their home and belongings bring to life more than 400 years of extraordinary stories.

Windermere Golf Club

Set in the middle of the National Park and in the heart of the Cumbrian countryside, Windermere Golf Club is popular with golfers of all ages and abilities. After an exciting game you can soak up the friendly atmosphere in the bar or enjoy the stunning scenery in the restaurant.

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

Brockhole Visitors Centre
Brockhole Visitors Centre

Located right on the shores of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District Brockhole provides an excellent place to learn more about The Lakes in a stunning setting. The magnificent house is set in thirty two acres of landscaped gardens and grounds which stretch right to the shores of the lake. Here you can discover interactive exhibitions, adventure playground, a great gift shop and family caf�.

Lake Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England and is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Lake District.

St Martins Church
St Martins Church

This impressive parish church was built in 1483 and comprises of an outstanding east window, statue of St Martin and marble reredos by Paley and Austin. The church is open to visitors on wednesdays and thursday mornings.

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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