Caxton Nook ref: UK1356

Windermere, Windermere, Staveley and Troutbeck Bridge

3 Stars

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2
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Bathrooms
1
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Pets
2
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Open Fire 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Station within 1 mile 

Description

Located right in heart of Windermere with all of the town’s amenities on the doorstep, Caxton Nook provides homely accommodation, ideal for couples and small families who like to have everything within easy reach. Caxton Nook is a self-contained, ground floor apartment which has its own access and dedicated parking space, a real bonus in Windermere! The apartment was refurbished summer 2020. Warmed throughout by gas central heating and with a cosy open fire in the living room, it is the perfect place to relax after a day’s walking or sightseeing. In addition to the spacious living room, which is equipped with a Freeview TV, DVD player, books and games, there is also a separate kitchen/dining area, two comfortable bedrooms and family bathroom.
Windermere town centre is less than a 2 minute walk and here you will find a lovely selection of individual boutique style shops as well as some high street favourites, supermarkets, galleries, cafés, restaurants, pubs and takeaways. Bowness-on-Windermere is just 1 mile away and again you will find a great variety of shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants. There is also a traditional cinema and the World of Beatrix Potter Attractions which draws in visitors from all over the world. You can also take a ferry boat or steamer across the lake. The popular visitor centre at Brockholes is just a 5-minute drive away, as is Fell Foot Park with lake cruises across to Lakeside where you can visit the Aquarium or take a ride on the steam railway. For those wanting to leave their car at home, Caxton Nook is just a few minutes’ walk from Windermere train station. With so much to see and do you will definitely need to visit more than once! Beach 18 miles. Shop 150 yards, pub 20 yards and restaurant 50 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

3 steps down to entrance.
Living room: With open fire, 30" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and beams.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over spa bath, and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Fuel for open fire available locally. Travel cot and highchair.

Miscellaneous

Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
    Windermere
  • Shops
    150 yards
  • Distance
    Central
  • Restaurant
    50 yards
  • Nearest railway station
    Windermere
  • Pub
    20 yards
  • Railway station distance
    500 yards
  • Lake
    1 mile

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.

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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