The Hideaway, Windermere
Arrival day: Saturday | Sleeps: 2
A secluded getaway for a romantic holiday, The Hideaway offers peace and quiet with Windermere village just a short drive away. Surrounded by 16 acres of countryside, including a tarn, this property really is a treat for walkers and nature-lovers.
Full walls of glass in the conservatory lounge bring the outside in - fabulous even on colder days! On summer evenings the patio is perfect for barbecuing. Inside, there is plenty to keep you entertained with games, books a Hi-Fi and a library of films available, and you'll love relaxing in comfort at the end of a long day in the fresh air.
Accommodation in detail:
A private gated lane leads to parking for 1 car. Enter to the conservatory living area, with walls and ceiling of windows - and TV/DVD. Kitchenette and dining room is open to the lounge area, with cooking facilities including a microwave, grill, hobs and a slow cooker. Double bedroom with traditional beams, comfy bed and plenty of cupboard space. Bathroom has a deep bath and is tiled with recessed lighting. Outside to the patio with table and chairs and barbecue. Lockable storage area next to property for bikes and drying your walking clobber.
This self-catering Lake District holiday home is peacefully located in beautiful countryside just a 10 minute drive from all the facilities and attractions of Windermere. Tranquil, rolling green hills surround you with tempting strolls along nearby walking paths and the challenges of Windermere Golf Course are never far away.
In Windermere itself you'll find a sophisticated and well-served village, which is easily accessible from the M6 and connected to the rest of the country through it's central train station. The A591 that runs past the village takes you to the north of the National Park and links to a host of other stunning locations.
The headquarters of Lakeland Ltd is well worth a visit for culinary fans, and Windermere high street has a wide range of smaller local shops. Windermere is home to several traditional pubs, serving real Lakeland ale and hearty pub meals. You'll find lazy cafes for breakfast out, and excellent Lake District restaurants such as Jerichos. There is a high-class Booths supermarket selling everyday essentials as well as the finest local produce.
Windermere is not actually on the lake shores, but is only a mile or two up the road from the lake and lively Bowness Bay, which boasts lake activities, including row boats for hire and cruises on the famous Windermere steamers. A great way to explore car-free!