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Harrison Stickle

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042045)


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  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Review(s)

  • Fiona

    “Fantastic view from balcony, spacious, beautifully decorated and well-appointed property with very comfortable beds.”

    We really appreciated the welcome pack, delicious cake and tea supplies to get started. Would love to stay again.

    We really appreciated the welcome pack, delicious cake and tea supplies to get started. Would love to stay again.

    - Fiona, May 2024


  • Ground floor bedrooms and living accommodation to the first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 2 x king-size bedrooms (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC)
  • Bathroom with shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining and seating area
  • Gas central heating, with underfloor heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent with first fire’s coal provided
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars, bike shed
  • Lawned garden and balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles, Lake Windermere 0.7 miles Note: Bike shed available if required, please ask when booking
  • Children accepted aged 9 years and above
  • Please note that for bookings made from 10th May 2024, the maximum occupancy has been reduced from 4 to 3.


The property

Overlooking the lake and mountains, this Visit England 4 Star Gold awarded former coach house, in the heart of the Lake District, has been transformed with sensitivity and flair into an airy, inviting retreat full of character and charm. Emanating warmth and comfort, a mix of vintage and modern creates a style that flows through each room and creates a lovely atmosphere in which to socialise with your friends and family. A quiet location, but minutes from the centre of Bowness and Lake Windermere. Luxury sofas and chairs, soft throws and cushions, make Harrison Stickle elegant yet unpretentious. It is a place to put up your feet and relax in front of the fire without a care in the world, other than which adventure to foray out on, into this beautiful National Park. Built upon a knoll, a pretty terrace sweeps down into an old kitchen garden, which is full of wildlife. With a breathtaking backdrop of high fells, from Bowfell in the West, through to the climbers' paradise of the Langdales to the Helvellyn group in the East. The extensive views of the northern half of Lake Windermere defy this quietly tucked away place with ample private parking, yet within a minute's walk of the bustle of Bowness-on-Windermere. ==Accommodation in detail Ample off road private parking for 2 cars and bike shed if required. With an entrance hall leading upstairs into an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, which has a gorgeous view of Lake Windermere and surrounding fells. The large French windows enable you to step out onto the spacious balcony, with uninterrupted views over the garden and playing field, to the mountains beyond; a lovely place to sit for morning coffee on fine days. Inside are contemporary, luxury furnishings by an open fire, (first fire's coal provided). The well equipped kitchen has a solid oak breakfast bar. There is unlimited Wi-fi access, and an interesting selection of reading books and DVD's to while away a lazy day. The picnic basket is poised ready for the more adventurous expedition! Downstairs are the bedrooms and bathrooms, comfortably appointed with enormous king size beds, deep mattresses and Egyptian linens. The master en-suite has a Matki walk in rain shower. Both bedrooms with wonderful lake views, the guest bedroom is immediately opposite the house bathroom, with corner bath and shower cubicle. Location On the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, Bowness is a sophisticated Lakeland village with a wealth of shops and restaurants to explore and enjoy. Stroll to the lake shore to hire a row boat or power boat, or take a cruise on one of the Lake Windermere steamers. Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly to Ambleside and Lakeside; a wonderful way to explore without even using your car. Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness village, on the way to the Lyth Valley. This area is also renowned for gentle but very scenic walking, with a wealth of acclaimed Lake District country pubs to choose from at the end of the day. Close to the village, you'll find Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House. This impressive property takes a stunning position overlooking Lake Windermere, and has a range of interesting exhibitions. Visit the tea room which offers a range of locally-sourced, Cumbrian produce. Take a break from driving to visit the nearby home of the famous William Wordsworth in Grasmere using the conveniently located bus stop found at the end of the drive. This centrally located property gives ease to visit all of what the Lake District has to offer, using the car-ferry crossing over Lake Windermere from Bowness, to visit the former home of Beatrix Potter in Near Sawrey, and the picturesque village of Hawkshead. Take a trip out of the Lake District to visit the nearby town of Barrow-In-Furness, as well as the Walney Islands; the home to nature reserves and the Walney Bird Observatory. Travel north via the walker’s paradise of Ambleside, to Wordsworth's home in Grasmere and on to the market town of Keswick. Explore locations south of Bowness, to the pretty town of Cartmel, Home of the famous Sticky Toffee Pudding; then on to discover the beautiful beaches around Barrow and the unspoiled nature reserves of Walney Island. It is possible to leave the car behind and take advantage of the convenient bus stop at the end of the drive! (buses depart to Windermere every 20 minutes) Guests are entitled to use the free leisure facilities at Choices Health Club, Windermere

Please note: Sept 2022 there are building works being carried out at a nearby property which are unfortunately out of our control. There may be noise throughout the different stages of work. We are unsure when the work will finish. Please call for up to date information

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.

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