Rock Cottage ref: CC129312

Crosthwaite, Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District

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  • Barbecue 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 


Rock Cottage sits on the village green in the heart of rural Crosthwaite, a sleepy location in the heart of the Lyth Valley. A mere five miles from both Bowness to the south and the medieval market town of Kendal to the north west, Rock Cottage proves a great base for exploring the local area either by car, on foot or by bike. During April, the hedgerows and orchards are awash with blossom, ready for Damson Day, an exciting annual event where the damsons are picked and produce made locally from the previous year’s harvest are available to buy.
Mid terraced, Rock Cottage has all the ingredients you would expect from a countryside cottage including exposed beams, a warming wood burning stove and traditional furnishings and decor. Set out across three floors, the cottage is well equipped for a self catering break with modern facilities and when the chef wants a night off, there’s an award winning pub within easy walking distance. The Punch Bowl, a firm favourite with locals and holiday makers alike. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant in village.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

8 stone steps lead to a cosy beamed...
Living Room: With wood burning stove (fuel available locally), Freeview TV, DVD and payphone.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. The dining area looks out over the enclosed courtyard patio.
Lower Ground Floor:
Bathroom: With shower over the bath and toilet.
Utility area: With washer/dryer and access to outside. 

First floor

Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
Bedroom 2: Steps down to the double bedroom.
Cloakroom: With wash basin and WC.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Night storage heating and a wood burning stove, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.


Off road parking for 1 car.
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599950.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    5 Miles
  • Distance
    5 Miles
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    5.0 miles
  • Lake
    4 miles

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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