Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary cottage has been beautifully refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lakeland retreat. Tucked away in a peaceful backwater, close to both Windermere and Bowness villages and the shores of the lake.
The stylish living space is made for sociable occasions or cosy evenings in by the warming woodburner, the kitchen is a great room and is the real heart of the house, including a large range and Belfast sink. The two king size bedrooms are chic and spacious. The bathroom complete with designer free standing bath and separate monsoon shower is perfect for long soaks after a day on the fells. There is a pretty rear patio / garden ideal for al-fresco living on sunny days and all this within a couple of minutes from the absolute heart of bustling Windermere vibrant village. This convenient bolt hole is a treat at any time of year; perfect for a special occasion or even a Lake District honeymoon.
Accommodation in detail
There is one private parking space on the drive with additional on street parking close by for this central setting. Wander through the pretty front patio / garden; traditional entrance hall with beautiful slate flooring opening into the spacious and gracious living with large windows flooding light through this impressive space, great place to unwind and relax in the sumptuous furnishings by the warming woodburning stove. The modern kitchen/diner has all you may need with access through the French doors to the most attractive enclosed patio/terrace with furniture, perfect for relaxing sunny days. On this floor you will also find the monsoon shower room with additional WC. Upstairs you will find the superb king size bedrooms and the twin room, and also the large luxurious bathroom complete with designer free standing bath and separate monsoon shower cubicle, beautifully finished with slate.
This gorgeous Lake District cottage takes an enviable location; easily reached by car or by train and perfectly placed to explore Windermere village, Bowness and the delights of Lake Windermere without even having to use a car.
Windermere village is a lovely place to make yourself at home, with lazy cafes for breakfast, plenty of shops for stocking up the kitchen, traditional Lake District pubs and several restaurants to choose from. A number of superb walks begin nearby, including the easy ascent of Orrest Head which promises spectacular views to Lake Windermere from the top.
Walk or drive a couple of miles down the road and you'll reach bustling Bowness, a popular Lake District holiday destination offering sophisticated shopping, a range of restaurants and even a lively nightlife - from the cosy 'Hole int Wall' traditional pub to the trendy Bodegas & Sol tapas bar. From Bowness Bay, you can catch a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - what a way to explore without driving!
For touring by car, you'll find Windermere a great place to start. A famously scenic stretch of the A591 leads to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. Branch off into the Troutbeck Valley and take one of the most breathtaking scenic drives in the Lake District - over Kirkstone Pass to Ullswater with a stop at the acclaimed Queen's Head for lunch.
2 king size
Gas central heating
Luxurious bathroom with designer free standing bath and separate monsoon shower
Monsoon shower room
Belling range cooker with gas hob
Fridge & freezer
Smart TV with free Netflix
Most attractive enclosed landscaped garden
Secure covered bike storage for 4 bikes
Short stroll into Windermere
Private parking for 1 (with additional on road parking nearby)