This luxury cottage has been furnished with care and attention to detail and by using the skills of local craftsmen, boasts charm and authentic individuality which is certain to appeal. Gowan Bank Farm Cottage is situated on a working farm set in 400 acres of picture perfect countryside. Nestled just outside the Lake District National Park hot spots of Windermere and Bowness, in the popular village of Ings. The farm itself dates back over 400 years and is still a working farm today. The outstanding setting allows for walkers of all abilities to find routes from the doorstep. A much enjoyed route in fair weather is the ½-mile stroll over the field track to the popular Watermill Inn and Brewery at Ings which brews its own beer. The village of Staveley is close by. This is also a popular area for cyclists with plentiful routes, as challenging as required and always offer outstanding scenery. Guests wanting to enjoy the mix of facilities available in Windermere and Bowness will not be disappointed. Independent retailers, pavement cafés and wine bars sit close by stunning Lake Windermere. Steamer rides along the lake offer a relaxing way in which to take in the views of this picturesque area.
Gowan Bank Farm Cottage is a delightful conversion of a former stable with slate floors, Herdwick wool carpeting, beams and internal stone walls all add to the attraction. The open plan living room offers a cosy wood burner, perfect for a romantic evening in. Fabulous uninterrupted views over the surrounding fells are particularly special from the bedroom windows. The modern en-suite bathroom offers a fabulous freestanding bath and high quality fixtures and fittings. There are beautiful views over the farm land and wood and out of the bedroom windows to the Langdales and Coniston Old Man. Beach 17 miles. Shop pub and restaurant ½ mile.
Gowan Bank Cottage can be booked together with Stone Barn Cottage (UK1263) and The Shepherds Hut (UK10229) to accommodate up to 8 guests.
Step to entrance.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Freesat TV, DVD player and iPod dock.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and coffee machine.
Bedroom: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with free-standing bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Biomass underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. External utility room with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with owner).
Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 400-acres of farmland (shared with owner). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: No children except babes in arms. This property has a natural water supply from a spring, and there is a step in the garden.