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Curlew At Stonecliffe

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041166)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • 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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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Kevin

    “Yer fine lovely place read some negitive comments in the guest book in my opinion the place is probably nicer than there own home.”

    - Kevin, February 2022


The property

Stonecliffe is a large, traditionally built residence occupying a prominent position within the heart of Bowness on Windermere. Dedicated parking is provided for one car, but once here you will find excellent restaurants, bars and visitor attractions within easy walking distance. Curlew at Stonecliffe is a spacious apartment for up to 4 people, developed in the lower ground floor of the property and accessed at ground floor level. This bright apartment enjoys plenty of light through high windows, whilst the tall ceilings, spacious rooms and mineral colours create a bright space which benefits from lots of lovely original features. The hallway floor is dressed in the original slate quarry tiles and throughout the apartment areas of masonry and old beams are exposed through clever plasterwork, giving you a glimpse of the history of the building. There is a separate WC located just off the hallway. A keen eye for design has resulted in a well put together space with lots of touches making it feel homely and stylish. Whatever the weather the underfloor heating system and thick fortress like walls keep this space warm, comfortable and cosy. The first bedroom is a king size double and is dressed with contemporary furniture including an arm chair and cosy sheepskins. Lake District Herdwick wool throws, local guide books original artwork and fine art photography adorn the walls, setting Curlew apart from a typical holiday rental. A faux wood burner within the original fire at the end of the bed gives a lovely effect on an evening. You can enjoy the super comfy Hypnos beds in bedroom two as either a flexible twin or a gorgeous super king. A Jack and Jill bathroom with a double shower connects to both bedrooms and has been fitted with excellent furnishings. The stylish lounge area features a comfy sofa in which to relax. There is an original feature fireplace in the corner of the room. If TV is your thing we have taken care of it with a high-quality Loewe TV with Freeview. The kitchen and dining area is large and well equipped with white quartz work tops and high spec appliances including oven /grill /4 hob burner, microwave, dishwasher and washer /dryer. The kitchen is well designed and provides lots of room for making evening meals or enjoying breakfast together.


  • All at lower ground floor accessed at ground floor level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x king-size double zip link (can be twin on request) with faux woodburner
  • Jack and Jill en-suite shower room connecting both bedrooms with double shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with TV.
  • Electric fires
  • Oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Loewe Smart TV, WiFi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub are a few minutes stroll.

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