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Goswick Hall

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041741)

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  • “Lovely cottage in a quiet rural location, but only 20 minutes from Windamere town.”

    Owner lives next door and very friendly and welcoming.

    Owner lives next door and very friendly and welcoming.

    - Mr Riley, September 2021

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The property

This beautiful converted barn resides in a picturesque setting overlooking this lush green valley, only a few hundred yards from the renowned Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank, within an original farm. Characterful Lakeland externally yet step inside to see contemporary finish throughout. With a feeling of complete seclusion, approached via a quiet leafy lane, this is an unforgettable place to soak up panoramic countryside views and recharge away from the rush. But remember, you're never too far from excellent pub dining and all the entertainments of Windermere lake shore. == Flexible changeover days, please enquire within! == Accommodation in detail Entrance hallway; the relaxing living room is cosy, bright and a great place to unwind. The dining area is perfect for formal gatherings and is open to the living area. The well equipped breakfast kitchen has all you need and on the ground floor is a shower room. Upstairs to the beautiful bedrooms, two king size and one super-king size which can be made into a twin room so please specify when making your booking. The bathroom has a bath as well as separate power shower cubicle. Location This beautiful Lake District holiday cottage takes an enviable rural location; overlooking the serene Lyth Valley but still only a few miles from shops, restaurants, pubs and Lake District family attractions in Bowness. To the east of Lake Windermere the Lyth Valley's peaceful landscapes provide a quieter alternative to the hustle bustle of popular Lake District holiday destinations such as Bowness and Ambleside. The valley is renowned for its wonderful walking, down quiet leafy lanes or up onto the fells to overlook Lake Windermere. The famous Gummers How walk begins only a short drive from your door and promises one of the finest lake views in the Lake District from its manageable summit. It's also perfectly followed by a meal at the Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank - one of several acclaimed Lake District country pubs nestled in the valley. For family entertainment, sophisticated shopping and lively nightlife you're only a few miles from Bowness village. You'll also find family entertainments such as the World of Beatrix Potter, mini golf by the lake, hire boats and row boats in the bay, and the opportunity to take a cruise on one of the Windermere Lake steamers. Windermere Golf Club is within easy reach on the outskirts of Bowness. From your holiday cottage in the Lyth Valley, you'll easily explore the rest of the Lake District by joining up to the famously scenic A591 at Windermere village - just a couple of miles north of Bowness.

Please be aware this property can not offer a Friday change over day.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size (zip/link available to split into 2 x twins, please request on booking), 2 x king-size bed
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast table
  • Open plan sitting room with dining area
  • Snug with TV.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Secure bike storage for 6 bikes
  • Patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 5 mins walk
  • Shop 6.5 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas