Cross Cottage ref: CC127196

Windermere, Windermere, Staveley and Troutbeck Bridge

4 Stars



Local area

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • All En-suite 


Windermere, The Lake District usually needs no introduction but is surely one of the most beautiful places on earth and is in fact a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Windermere is an absolutely delightful historic market town home to numerous enticing cafés, bars, restaurants and small independent shops as well as an excellent supermarket. It is the spiritual heart of “The Lakes” and is surrounded by a timeless landscape of beautiful unspoilt countryside, ancient stone-built villages and is home to some of England’s finest scenery including the largest fresh water lakes in Britain. If you like the outdoors you cannot help but fall in love with this region. Come and see for yourself - you will not be disappointed!
Cross Cottage, sits in the heart of Windermere village, set in a quiet side lane with all the village amenities right on the doorstep. The traditional Lakes slate cottage has been completely renovated internally to provide a high standard of modern accommodation, perfect for a romantic break for two or equally two couples who like the privacy of en-suite facilities in both of the double bedrooms. Whatever the season you can enjoy a holiday in the local area without the need to use the car on a daily basis, sample the excellent range of local places to eat as well as the lively welcoming pubs and varied outdoor activities including a nearby golf course. There are fabulous walks right on your doorstep, you can experience the amazing views of the entire Lake Windermere from Orrest Head, take a stroll to the waters edge for cruises and boat hire or go on an exhilarating bike ride in Grizedale Forest Park.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Cross Cottage has gas fired central heating and comprises:
Inner entrance porch leading through to...
Spacious living room: With sumptuous leather sofas, a traditional log burner to curl up beside, Freeview TV and DVD, free unlimited Wi-Fi and i-pod dock.
Access through to...
Kitchen/dining area: With leather sofa, wood flooring, electric oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave and fridge with ice box.
Utility room: With slate flooring, washing machine and drying and storage facilities.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With king size bed, TV, hairdryer and ample storage space.
En-suite shower room: with shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. This room also has a large window that opens out over the front aspect.
Bedroom 2: With twin zip and link beds - these can be made up as king size bed - please ask at the time of booking, TV and hairdryer.
En-suite shower room: with shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
The stairs and upper floor have carpets, downstairs has oak wooden flooring.

The owners have furnished the property with style throughout, providing a high degree of comfort and thought for your perfect holiday destination.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All gas, electric, bed linen and Wi-Fi included.


Enclosed sitting area with rear gate access, perfect for a BBQ and convenient for storing bikes. Parking by way of permit on street. This property has its own Facebook page Please note: Not suitable for children under the age of 14 or babies due to the steep staircase. This property has a security deposit of £100.
Please note: There is an access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
    200 yards
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    500 yards
  • Lake

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 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.


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.

The Belvedere Pamper Company, mobile beauty & pampering treatments directly at your accommodation. We heard great things: They do beauty, massage & nails treatments, they arrive fully equipped and ready to perform the treatments.

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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