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Halewood

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1076791)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Paul

    “Everything was superb as its all ground level whuich suits my missus MS health condition and enclosed garden for the dog.”

    - Paul, June 2022

The property

Halewood is a charming, detached bungalow located in Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria. This delightful residence in the Lake District offers dog-friendly accommodation and is near to Lake Windermere and spectacular walks, with high-quality utilities and contemporary living areas all on the ground floor. When you arrive, there is off-road parking for three cars, a well-kept front garden, and a porch where you can the world go by. Inside, you'll discover a spotless kitchen with a breakfast bar for two, an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, and everything you'll need to create home-cooked meals for six people. You can dine at the table for six in the living/dining room or al fresco in your private, rear garden; why not follow with a cold beverage on the swing seat to relax in the evening sun? As night falls retreat to the cushioned seating, large Smart TV, and a range of books in the light and open sitting area with a bay window overlooking the garden. With a washing machine, tumble dryer, and basin, the utility room is ideal for sorting walking gear and muddy boots after a hike around the Lakes, while the shower room has a walk-in shower and heated towel rail to keep your towel warm and ready. Halewood features three lovely, minimalist bedrooms, each with storage space, including two king-sizes with bay windows and a double, for guests to make themselves right at home. Bowness-On-Windermere is a fantastic base for a holiday in the Lake District, with so much to see and do, whether it's sailing and watersports on Lake Windermere, just a short distance from Halewood, or visiting classic characters at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, golfing with incredible views at Windermere Golf Club, or hiking up Orrest Head Viewpoint in Windermere. If you want to take a break from cooking, there are a number of restaurants to choose from, including The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant, Hooked, which serves locally caught fish, and San Pietro Windermere Restaurant, which serves Italian cuisine. Visit the National Trust's Wray Castle or Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's quaint home, to learn more about Lake Windermere, or climb to the top of Claife Heights for panoramic views of your gorgeous surroundings. Grizedale is a short drive away for more outdoor adventures, with plenty of walking and cycling routes for the whole family, but if you're looking for a challenge, Scafell Pike and the Helvellyn are a must! You'll also have easy access to stunning Lakeland places such as Ambleside, which has a Roman Fort and the majestic Stock Ghyll Force, Grasmere, where you can visit William Wordsworth's former house, and Kendal, which is close to the National Trust's 14th-century Sizergh Castle. At Halewood, you'll find all of this and more on your next Lake District trip.

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Front garden with lawn
  • Rear garden with lawn, furniture and swing seat
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.3 miles, Lake Windermere 0.5 miles
  • Note: Ground-floor living, however there are 3 steps to the entrance and back door
  • Note: Sorry, fireplace not currently in use

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

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About the location

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

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