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Claife View At Helm Rigg

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1083512)



Lakelovers rating

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher

Reviews & Ratings

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Alison

    “Outstanding property which is so comfortable and well equipped.”

    There are 6 short flights of stairs so anyone with mobility issues would need to be aware of that. An excellent base for walking and visits.

    - Alison, May 2022


  • Second-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV, 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and seating area with balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, integrated microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker
  • 2 x Smart TVs, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Balcony with decking and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles
  • Please note: This property sleeps a maximum of three guests
  • Please note: Wifi still not available tbc.

The property

Claife View At Helm Rigg is a spectacular second-floor apartment in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere. With a private balcony overlooking Claife and the fells, as well as a contemporary interior that has been renovated and furnished to a high quality, Claife View At Helm Rigg is a fantastic base for a family of three wishing to add a dash of elegance to their Lake District getaway. Make your way up to your new home-away-from-home after parking in the private off-street parking spot for one. Step into the open-plan living area, where you'll find the kitchen well-stocked with an electric double oven, an electric stove, a microwave and a fridge/freezer, along with a handy dishwasher and washer/dryer for keeping your space tidy! Gather around the dining table for four to enjoy a tasty meal as you discuss the adventures you’ve had thus far. What better way to end the night than with a bottle of bubbly in hand and relaxing on the protected balcony, where you can take in the stunning views? As the temperature drops, come inside and unwind on the plush sofa in front of the Smart TV with your favourite film. Indulge in a revitalising shower under the Monsoon shower head, before retrieving your warm towel from the heated towel rail nearby. Make yourself at home in one of the apartments two beautifully- appointed bedrooms, a king-size with Smart TV or a double with plenty storage space. Treat your guests to a cup of Dolce Gusto coffee before getting ready for the day, and then go off to explore the town. The 19th-century Windemere Golf Club, as well as the fascinating World of Beatrix Potter Attraction with its interactive displays starring beloved characters are just a short drive away, as well as a fantastic selection of pubs and restaurants, ideal for those evenings where you fancy a night off from the kitchen. Lake Windermere, which is just a short drive away, offers a wide variety of watersports, including paddleboarding, canoeing, and kayaking, as well as leisurely boat trips for those who like to take in the scenery at their own pace. At the Windermere Jetty Museum, you can see a fascinating collection of historic boats and take a steam-launch tour of Lake Windermere. Windermere offers hikers the opportunity to ascend Queen Adelaide's Hill and Orrest Head for stunning views of the lake and the Langfell Pikes in the distance. Stock Ghyll Force waterfall, Roman Fort ruins, and the Armitt Library and Museum Center are all within a few miles of Ambleside, where you can learn more about the area's history. It's hard to beat Claife View At Helm Rigg for a wonderful trip to the Lakes.

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.