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Chapel Rest

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 976960)


Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Review(s)

  • Colin

    “Wonderful place to stay and location is perfect to get a great mix of the outdoors and town life.”

    Kids had a wondeful time here and are looking to return again soon!

    Kids had a wondeful time here and are looking to return again soon!

    - Colin, February 2024


  • Over first and second floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x second floor double, 1 x first floor bunk
  • First floor shower, basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen/diner
  • First floor sitting room with real flame fire.
  • Gas central heating, New boiler and improved heating, real flame fire
  • Refitted and modernized kitchen, Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with free view
  • DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent.2 newly refurbished bathrooms
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Washing machine in ground floor cupboard
  • Note: As this property is on first and second floors it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

The property

Chapel Rest lies in the centre of the fabulous Bowness-on-Windemere, the hub of the Lake District National Park. With welcoming accommodation for six people, this is a fantastic base from which to enjoy this incredible location. The property is set over the first and second floors. The first floor is home to the comforting sitting room, equipped with snug sofas, a pleasant real flame fire and a TV, this room leads to a welcoming bunk room, perfect for the children. Here you will also find the stunning kitchen/diner, well-equipped with brightly coloured units and a rustic wooden dining table set for six of you. Completing the first floor is a crisp, white family shower room. Head up to the second floor where you will find the two further bedrooms, both benefit from light-filled Velux windows whilst the larger king room boasts a classy en-suite with a Jacuzzi bath. There are blackout blinds in both main bedrooms and energy saving blackout blinds in the main en-suite bedroom. Within a stone's throw are the amenities and attractions of the wonderful Bowness-on-Windermere, with a wealth of high-quality amenities as well as activities to suit all tastes including Lake Windermere's opportunities and the World of Beatrix Potter. With the renowned walking and cycling opportunities surrounding you, the area also offers the fabulous market town of Kendal which is well worth a visit. Come and stay at Chapel Rest for a holiday promised to be packed with fun and adventure.

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, cinema, 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 three miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There is 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:

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