Headswood Cottage, Bowness
Arrival day: Saturday | Sleeps: 2
This romantic lakeside retreat nestles in the sleepy hamlet of Staveley-in-Cartmel, only a few hundred yards from Fell Foot park on the peaceful southern shores of Lake Windermere. With enviable lake views from the living room, furnished patio and picturesque garden, Headswood Cottage is hard to leave behind at any time of year. The property has been lovingly refurbished for a truly relaxing break; cosy-up with the view, dine al-fresco in the garden, relax after a day on the fells or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of this delightful hamlet. Stroll by the lake, walk only a mile to local shop and pub or take a short drive to find shops, restaurants, lake cruises and more in nearby Bowness. The owners regret that this property does not allow babies.
Accommodation in detail
All on one level, Headswood Cottage adjoins the owners' impressive home. Enter to the contemporary kitchen, then the stunning living / dining room. This room is flooded with light and lovely lake views, with sliding doors leading out to the furnished patio and garden. Sumptuous furnishings and large flat screen TV/DVD. The soothing double bedroom is a treat, with elegant wooden furniture and a picturesque cottage window. Contemporary shower room with large shower unit.
Offering near lake shore self-catering accommodation for a couple, Headswood Cottage is well-placed for a peaceful Lake District break, but also for exploring the highlights of the Lake District.
Staveley-in-Cartmel is a small and sleepy hamlet at the southern end of Lake Windermere, close to Lakeside Pier and the small village of Newby Bridge. There are several pubs to choose from nearby and a handy shop if you'd prefer not to go too far for your essentials.
To explore the popular Lake District holiday destinations of Bowness and Ambleside, you only need catch a Windermere Lake Cruise from Lakeside Pier. The steamers travel the full length of the lake with stops at both destinations.
It's also really quick to drive to Bowness from your self-catering cottage in Lakeside. The Lake Road leads up the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, passing the Windermere Marina, branching off to Windermere Golf Club and arriving in Bowness Bay. Bowness is alive with a wide range of sophisticated shops, cafes, restaurants and a great choice of nightlife - from the traditional 'Hole int Wall' Lakeland pub to the trendy Bodegas & Sol tapas bar. Plenty of options for a special occasion.