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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

These detached (Spout Crag, ref 27784) ) and semi-detached (Lakeshore, ref 27785)) boathouses are in a superb, secluded position over the water on the shore of Lake Windermere. The boathouses are not only an ideal romantic hideaway and walking base, they also provide the ultimate holiday location for enjoying sailing or water sports on Windermere with direct access to the lake, small pier and boat mooring facilities with each property (storage under the boathouse 8m x 2.5m) with a boardwalk at the side. Both holiday properties are tastefully and comfortably furnished throughout, they boast a light and airy living room opening on to a large sun terrace overlooking the lake and fells. A host of Lakeland attractions can be found nearby, including many of Wordsworth’s inspirational locations - his home, Dove Cottage, is open to the public all year. Grizedale Forest, with its Go Ape high wire adventure course, Grasmere and Ambleside are all close by. Visit Hilltop Farm near Sawrey, where Beatrix Potter wrote many of her stories, or take a trip to Hawkshead where there is a gallery dedicated to her original drawings and illustrations. Take a trip across Lake Windermere on the leisurely steamer, which connects with the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway. Sizergh Castle, Holker Hall and Levens Hall all within easy reach. The South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton is a wonderful day out for all the family, as is the Aquarium of the Lakes at Lakeside and Muncaster Castle with its extensive gardens. Excellent walks locally with stunning views, as well as cycling and pony-trekking. Bowness, with its wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants, is just 11/2 miles away.

43 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors/dining room/kitchen all with tiled floors. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

CD. Lawned garden with patio. Parking (2 cars).

Both properties: Underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Lake frontage.

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£379-£1325
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Octavia Cottage Ref: CC128231
Tucked neatly away from the main thoroughfare although still very central, Octavia Cottage makes a super base for exploring all that South Lakeland has to offer. This popular Lakeland town offers lots for the first time or returning visitor to explore. Why not take a cruise on the famous Windermere Steamers along to Lakeside and visit the Aquarium of The Lakes or take a leisurely stroll to Cockshot Point and enjoy a picnic or paddle whilst taking in the views of England’s largest Lake.
The open plan living space at Octavia is awash with character, the warming wood burning stove and exposed beams cleverly married with modern furnishings and fittings and with two good bedrooms and bathrooms, Octavia offers comfortable accommodation for the smaller self-catering party and your pet. The parking permit provided allows you to park on nearby Rayrigg Road for the duration of your stay but also enables you to park on several other SLDC car parks throughout South Lakeland which can prove quite a saving to you if you are going to explore the area.

Ground Floor: Octavia Cottage has gas central heating and briefly comprises:
Open plan living space with deep cushioned leather seating arranged around the wood burning stove (fuel available locally), with TV and DVD player.
The dining area leads through to the...
Kitchen: with electric hob, double oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine.
Bathroom: to the rear offers shower over the bath, hand basin and WC.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: To the rear with double bed and en-suite shower, hand basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and feature fireplace.

All gas, electric and bed linen provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Rear courtyard with seating provided, not enclosed. Permit provided for one car for use on nearby car park.

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£380-£675
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Lakeview Cottage Ref: CC128102
Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, Lakeview Cottage is situated in a quiet elevated position high above Bowness on Windermere, enjoying dramatic panoramic views of Lake Windermere, the Langdale Pikes and Cumbrian Fells. Lakeview Cottage offers spacious holiday accommodation in a peaceful area yet only a few minutes from the centre of Bowness village and the many amenities and attractions. A balcony leading from the lounge enjoys stunning views of the lake and makes a relaxing sitting out area.

Ground Floor: The accommodation is gas centrally heated and comprises:
Cloakroom: With WC.
Lounge: Spacious and sunny lounge with flat screen TV, electric fire and patio windows leading to a balcony and stunning views over Lake Windermere.
Kitchen/diner: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and dining furniture.
Bedroom 1: Twin bedroom.
Utility room: Accessed to the side of the property, housing a washing machine, freezer and tumble dryer, and being a good storage area for bikes and outdoor boots.

First Floor: Bedroom 2: Double bedroom furnished in pine and enjoying a view of the lake.
Bedroom 3: Double bedroom.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot available. Telephone. Unlimited Wi-Fi internet access available.Balcony. Garage parking accessed down a very steep driveway is available. On street parking also available. One small dog welcome.

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£500-£1235
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Bowness Oaks Ref: CC128108
Relax in this sunny open plan apartment with magnificent views south west over rooftops to Lake Windermere, a mere 400 yards away. Set in a quiet location, but only a very short walk from the centre of Bowness with shops, pubs and eating places to suit all tastes. Hire a rowing boat or a tennis court, try pitch-and-putt golf, or take a trip on a lake steamer. Or if you want to go further afield, the mountains and fells are only a short drive away. The apartment will be warm and welcoming when you return, with efficient electric heating, piping hot water and comfortable, high quality furnishings chosen with care by the owners. This is four star luxury you can afford.

First Floor: The accommodation has electric storage heaters and comprises:
Entrance hall: With fitted cupboards and hanging space.
Living room: ’L’ shaped living room with large windows with lake views, big comfortable sofas, 32" flat screen TV and DVD player. For rainy days there is a selection of games, puzzles and books. Glass topped dining table and four chairs.
Kitchen: With dishwasher, fridge freezer, ceramic hob, fan oven, microwave and washer/dryer.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed, TV and generous fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: With double bed, TV and fitted wardrobe.
Bathroom: With bath, powerful shower, hand basin and WC.

All electric, and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi internet available.Outside lawned area is shared between four apartments. Parking for one car. A sofa bed is available for alternative sleeping arrangements, but own linen must be provided.

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£400-£725
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Beechwood Apartment Ref: CC128148
A super, contemporary style first floor apartment, Beechwood is in an elevated position above the bustling town of Bowness but only a short walk downhill to all the shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. Having undergone major refurbishment, the apartment offers up to the minute, stylish fittings and furnishings to include a state of the art bathroom and very stylish kitchen. Light and spacious throughout, Beechwood has a small balcony overlooking woodland and has distant views of Lake Windermere and the Lakeland Fells, the perfect spot for winding down at the end of the day.

Ground Floor: Beechwood Apartment has gas central heating and comprises:
Entrance hallway: Stairs leading to...

First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with furnishings and co-ordinating fabrics.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with furnishings and coordinating fabrics.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge (freezer in the basement) and washing machine.
Lounge/dining room: With TV and DVD player.

All gas, electric and bed linen provided. Cot available.Small balcony accessed via lounge/dining room with patio furniture provided. Terraced garden with decking to the rear (children must be supervised at all times). Private parking for two cars. There is a freezer in the basement.

WAS
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£380-£675
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Broadrayne Ref: 29224

Set in the heart of the picturesque South Lakeland National Park, this detached three bedroom country bungalow stands on a large plot, with well-tended gardens, bordered by open fields in a quiet and peaceful, rural location situated on a working farm, near Crosthwaite. It is located 5 to 6 miles from Windermere - the perfect holiday base to discover the beauty of the Lake District. This charming bungalow benefits from spacious accommodation, fitted with a well equipped kitchen and opening out to a patio and lawns, where the views of the surrounding countryside are a delight. Enjoy the well-maintained garden. There are many walks and cycling routes right on the doorstep. This lovely holiday home has the advantage of all the peace, quiet and beauty of being nestled in glorious countryside, whilst the bustling village of Bowness is just twenty minutes’ drive away. From Bowness, the Lakeland Steamers cruise up and down Lake Windermere to Ambleside and connect with the Haverthwaite Steam Railway at Lakeside. There is also a car ferry crossing the lake, meaning you can easily explore the quaint Lakeland villages of Hawkshead, Far Sawrey and Satterthwaite, and find easy access to the stunning Grizedale Forest, where magical scenery for walks and cycling trips will be found. A magnificent cottage in the enchanting Lake District, to be enjoyed at any time of the year. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

2 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room. 2 steps to kitchen. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one (6ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, (one 5ft), 1 single (2ft 6in) with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet.

Woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Combi microwave/oven/
grill. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer.Telephone-incoming calls only. ¼-acre, enclosed garden and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Natural water supply from spring. Pets free of charge. No smoking. NB: 2 steps from living room to garden.

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£290-£793
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Lake View Ref: B5943

Enjoy views of Lake Windermere and beyond. This light and airy holiday home has a south west facing living room with patio doors to a balcony and a large viewing window enjoying view to the lakes and fells. It is situated in an ideal location, perfect for anyone wishing to explore the lakes, almost every point of the compass offers a new sight. Travel north to Ambleside, Grasmere, or Ullswater (via Kirkstone Path, the highest road in the Lake District at 1489ft), west Coniston and the Furness Fells beyond, or south to Newby Bridge and Fell Foot Park. All local amenities, including shops, pubs, restaurants, a cinema, equestrian centre, and boat trips from the bay, are close at hand, and the lake is within a 5-10 minute walk.

First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single (4ft) with additional single Z-bed. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Second floor: Living room with patio door. Kitchen.

NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV/DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine in garage. Garden. Balcony with furniture. Garage (1 car). Parking (2 cars). Friday to Friday.

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£258-£714
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2

A superb, detached holiday cottage with pretty countryside views, this extensively refurbished and redecorated former farmhouse provides an idyllic location in the stunning Gilpin Valley. It enjoys 25 acres of land and its own stretch of the River Gilpin with a stone bridge over the river. There are beautiful walks and cycle paths from the door, whilst the Lake District Fells such as The Langdale Pikes and the Old Man of Coniston are a short drive. Only 4 miles from Lake Windermere and Bowness with boutiques, galleries, tea rooms, pubs, watersports and ferries to Hawkshead, Coniston and the Grizedale Forest. Cruisers at Bowness offer trips round Lake Windermere, a more leisurely way to enjoy the wonderful scenery, calling at Ambleside to the north or Lakeside to the south to visit the fascinating Aquarium of the Lakes. Historic houses with lovely grounds such as Holker Hall and Sizergh Castle are nearby; don’t miss Muncaster Castle or the South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton. Beatrix Potter, Wordsworth and other famous authors found the Lake District truly inspirational and there are many locations where their history and works are interestingly displayed. Nearby, the historic market town of Kendal has an art gallery, castle, theatre, larger shops and pretty walks along the River Kent. Whichever direction you walk or drive in this most beautiful area will bring you to breathtaking views of the lakes and mountains. Shops 3 miles, pub 1 mile.

Glazed entrance porch leading to hallway, open-plan with spacious well-equipped kitchen with oil Aga (for cooking). Large living room with gas ‘coal-effect fire’, sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only), original oak beams and picture window. Beautiful conservatory/dining room patio doors to kitchen and French doors to patio. Utility. Four steps up to double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Lower ground floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed and TV; one with additional 5ft bed (for +2). Bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet and tiled floor. Three steps to first floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, TV and fitted wardrobes. Bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet and tiled floor. Most rooms with polished natural oak floor. Separate external building: Games room with seating area and TV. Kitchenette. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Five digital TVs (one satellite)
  • Video (small library)
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/CD
  • Oil Aga included
  • Combi microwave oven/grill
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Two fridge/freezers
  • Wi-fi and laptop
  • Telephone
  • Patio with furniture, and large, enclosed, lawned garden with decking at lower level
  • 25 acres of natural grounds with two paddocks suitable for games
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (5+ cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Hot tub
  • Games room with pool table and football table
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Ten steps to patio and sloping garden. River in grounds

WAS
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£968-£3049
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Dales Way Cottage Ref: CC128206
The famous Dales Way walk is a long distance footpath of around 80 miles running from the market town of Ilkley to the popular tourist village of Bowness. As the name suggests, Dales Way Cottage, the footpath passes the door of the property so is an ideal for those who have made the historic journey. Nestling at the end of a small row, Dales Way Cottage fronts onto Brantfell and is a five minute stroll down hill to popular Bowness, teeming with shops, bars and restaurants. Bowness has plenty of activities for all the family including cinema, Beatrix Potter exhibition and a host of waterborne activities. Dales way Cottage is blessed with many original features including a recently exposed stone wall housing the wood burning stove. Characterful beams have been proudly restored and displayed along with several modern day additions to ensure your comfort.

Ground Floor: Property has gas fired central heating and comprises:
Entrance into sunny conservatory.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, fridge, dishwasher and microwave.
Lounge/Diner: With fabulous feature stone wall with wood burning stove (fuel available locally), TV, DVD and CD with I-pod dock.
Exterior utility: With washer/dryer. Freezer available.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.

Second Floor: Second sitting/reading room: Play room with bean bags and large selection of toys and games.

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available.Outside: Parking for 2 cars. Garden furniture provided.

WAS
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£380-£675
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Lake View Apartment Ref: CC128175
As the name suggests, this modern apartment enjoys a wonderful view over Bowness to Lake Windermere and is in an ideal location for holidaymakers to sample all the delights that this popular tourist destination has to offer. A wealth of local attractions can be enjoyed on foot for all ages and, as the apartment has that all important private parking spot, there is little need to use the car. Set out on two floors, the accommodation is very light and airy and presented in a contemporary style with subtle colours and quality fittings. The Lake can be easily seen from all rooms to the front of the property, the lounge room having a most mesmerising view.

Ground Floor: Lake View Apartment has gas central heating and comprises:
Entrance hallway: Accessed via external staircase.
Kitchen/dining room: With gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and washer/dryer.
Lounge: With feature fireplace, TV, DVD and super views of Lake Windermere.
Bedroom 1: Single bedroom.

First Floor: Bedroom 2: Double bedroom to the front enjoying a Lake view and TV.
Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom with some limited headroom.
Bathroom: With shower over bath and hand basin.
Cloakroom: With WC and hand basin.

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot available.Private parking for one car and further permit available for second car for use on nearby street.

WAS
NOW
£380-£675
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Rainbow’s End Ref: 28623

Situated in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, this delightful second floor holiday apartment with views across the lake and to the fells and beyond, is furnished with quality and style. Located above a small parade of shops, it has private parking and is within a short stroll of the lake and shoreline. Although very close to the shops, restaurants and many amenities of the town, the property is quiet and peaceful. Bowness is an ideal base for walkers and tourists wishing to explore the magnificent scenery of the Lake District with regular public transport. Enjoy a classic Lakeland holiday with lakeside walks, steamer trips, and numerous water sports available locally. Shop 25 yards, pub 150 yards, restaurant 50 yards.

All on second floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electric coal-effect fire in living room included. Economy 7 central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

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£254-£648
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Oakthwaite Lodge Ref: CC128179
Oakthwaite Lodge is indeed a most unusual, yet stylish name and one that creates intrigue, as does this remarkable property, which is set midway between Windermere and Bowness. Accessed up a private drive, shared only with the neighbouring property, Oakthwaite Lodge is close to all the attractions of the South Lakes but far enough away to enjoy some much deserved peace and quiet.
The bungalow has been designed and finished with great care and with the emphasis very much on comfort and quality. Kitchen and bathroom fittings have been combined with state of the art TV system and well chosen pieces of furniture to create a most eye catching look and the owners obvious flair for interior design is evident in every room.

Ground Floor: Oakthwaite Lodge has gas central heating and comprises:
Entrance in to open plan living...
Kitchen area: With electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.
Lounge/dining area: With flat screen wall-mounted TV, video, DVD and CD/Hi-Fi.
French doors leading to the fully enclosed paved garden.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and co-ordinating fabrics and decor.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and co-ordinating fabrics and decor.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, vanity hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

All gas, electric, towels and bed linen included. Cot available on request. Fully enclosed paved garden to the rear with furniture provided. Parking space for 2 cars.

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£380-£675
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