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Annies View

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1066245)

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Callaghan

    “The apartment is very small and it is quite surprising how small once you get in.”

    The apartment was clean and had everything you need for a week's stay. The bed is very soft and uncomfortable. The main problem we had was that we had booked the apartment as it had wifi which I need for work but unfortunately, we had no internet for 6 out of 7 days. I received no update after two days. It was most inconvenient.

    The apartment was clean and had everything you need for a week's stay. The bed is very soft and uncomfortable. The main problem we had was that we had booked the apartment as it had wifi which I need for work but unfortunately, we had no internet for 6 out of 7 days. I received no update after two days. It was most inconvenient.

    - Mrs Callaghan, October 2021

    We expect that prior to booking a stay at Annie's View, guests have checked the website to ensure that the accommodation and facilities meet their requirements. For example the photographs on the website clearly demonstrate the size and extent of the flat and the description states that although WIFI is provided, a connection cannot always be guaranteed. Lakelovers also states that telephone and internet connections in some rural areas can sometimes be poor. The WIFI is set up and shared with a nearby property and when Lakelovers were informed of the issue they visited the property to assist the guest. Once it was established that they could not resolve the matter, the network provider was informed. They were however unable to resolve the issue remotely but on visiting the site, WIFI became available a couple of days later. The one bed in the flat has a Memory Foam mattress . Specific guest preferences for hard and soft mattresses cannot therefore be accommodated. Property Owner

The property

Annies View is a gorgeous first-floor apartment overlooking peaceful views of Bowness-On-Windermere and the surrounding fells, an ideal retreat for an adventurous couples getaway to the Lake District National Park. The accommodation is found up an elevated hill and up several stone steps to a communal porch, welcoming you into your new home away from home for the week. Pop your bags down in the inviting double bedroom which boasts incredible views out towards the lakes and countryside before admiring the sleek shower room where you can prepare for your day. Resting behind is a welcoming open-plan living space, featuring an amply-equipped kitchen which offers everything you need to whip on delicious home-cooking for a romantic date night on the dining table, before kicking back on the plush sofa whilst the electric fire creates an intimate ambiance for a film night. Step out and walk towards the bustling town centre of Bowness-On-Windermere, home to a fantastic range of attractions and amenities including quaint shops, well-stocked supermarkets, trendy bars, local pubs, and restaurants, as well as must-see local attractions such as a vibrant marina, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and amazing days out on Lake Windermere. It is just a five minute walk to the Lake Windermere ferries. Try your luck at thrilling watersports, or decide on a leisurely boat cruise where you can delight in the tranquil views around, alternatively, visit Stock Ghyll Force waterfall, National Trust owned Low Wray Castle, and the remains of Ambleside Roman Fort. Venture over to the exciting market town of Kendal where you'll find the ancient remains of Kendal Castle, the enchanting Serpentine Woods, and Quaker Tapestry Museum, a well as access to a plethora of traditional Lake District attractions at Stagshaw Garden, Brant Fell, Rydal Cave, and a generous selection of adventure throughout challenging walking trails, tall peaks for hiking, cycling opportunities and a wealth of glistening lakes to explore. Annies View is the perfect choice for a romantic retreat.


  • All-first-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV, WiFi is available at the property via a radio link from a near by hotel, please note the connection isn't always guaranteed.
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Sorry, no children, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 mile

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

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About the location


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.