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Biskey Steps

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041015)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Julia

    “The kitchen wasn't as clean as previous properties, especially the oven”

    - Julia, December 2021


The property

A welcoming, stylish and romantic cottage style apartment for one or two couples in a conservation area of Bowness, overlooking the village with views to Lake Windermere and the Langdale Pikes. This property has been beautifully modernised to exacting standards, yet retaining traditional charm. Embrace the convenience of vibrant Bowness, offering shops, cafes, lake cruises and plenty of evening entertainment. After a day on the fells or the lake, sip wine on the sunny patio then pick a DVD to watch in front of the fire. What a treat, and what a fantastic location for a self-catering break in the Lakes. == Accommodation in detailVisitor parking permit provided. Impressive entrance hall leading to elegant living room with polished floor, luxurious soft cushioned furnishings, feature fireplace and picture window. BT Vision and Sports package and also a selection of DVDs are provided. Spacious kitchen / dining room is well-equipped and suitable for leisurely meals. Two spacious double bedrooms, master with superb views over the village to the Lake. Shared modern bathroom, also with views over the village. LocationOn the eastern shore of Lake Windermere, Bowness is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Lake District. It's an excellent location for a self-catering break; in the village centre you'll find everything you need, from shops and supermarkets to pubs, restaurants and lively nights out. Bowness Bay itself provides ample opportunities to get out on the water; rowing boats, power boats, lake cruises and even evening cruises with live music! If you're looking to explore further afield in the Lakes, you're never far from the main roads and bus routes to areas such as Ambleside, Hawksead, Coniston and Langdale. Walkers will find exploring easy, with plenty to come back to at the end of the day.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 king-size, 1 x double
  • Bahtroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating with real flame coal efect gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, mircowave oven and grill, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, CD player, selection of games and DVDs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel and highchair available
  • Small private patio with furniture
  • Parking permit for 1 car on local on-street parking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop 6 min walk.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas