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Jaspers Retreat

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041375)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Review(s)

  • Lucy

    “The extractor fan didn’t work in one of the bathrooms so it steamed up.”

    It was also cold in the lounge even when we lit the fire. The double beds were also very small. Overall the house was lovely though and I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Plenty of glasses and crockery in the kitchen. Lovely views over the lake from the balcony.

    It was also cold in the lounge even when we lit the fire. The double beds were also very small. Overall the house was lovely though and I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Plenty of glasses and crockery in the kitchen. Lovely views over the lake from the balcony.

    - Lucy, April 2024


  • Highly commended - exceptional quality 5 star property
  • Arranged across 3 levels: 3 x bedrooms: 1 x king size four poster bed, shower room with wc, 1 x king size bed with en-suite, 1 x super king (or twin beds on request) with en-suite
  • Family bathroom with power shower
  • Utility room
  • Open plan sitting room
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Gas central and underfloor heating
  • Electric oven with induction hob, American style fridge freezer with ice maker and water chiller, nespresso machine, filter coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TVs, BT sports package, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 2 cars (No parking immediately outside the boundary of the property)
  • Secure bike storage
  • Choices Leisure Club complimentary access
  • Garden, sun terrace, patios with furniture
  • Babies welcome but guests will need to bring their own travel cot
  • Up to 3 pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking

The property

From the moment you walk into this outstanding detached property you will be impressed by the quality, the open plan living but most of all the stunning views from every room. Located on Brantfell, only a five minute walk from the lively centre of Bowness-On-Windermere, the stunning architect designed house takes full advantage of its elevated hillside location. Spread over three floors, every room offers beautiful panoramic views to Lake Windermere, Claife Heights and the Coniston Fells beyond. This luxurious property has been lavished with every care and attention to detail by its owners. Whatever the weather or whatever the season the property is perfect; from al-fresco living to cosy days by the fire. For truly memorable family holidays, celebrating special occasions or just for spending time together Jasper's Retreat is an inspiring treat that is luxury and quality throughout. With boutique bedrooms and contemporary living all opening to breath-taking views, luxurious bathrooms and stylish kitchen Jasper's Retreat offers a real treat and a place you will want to come back to! ==Accommodation in detail The drive way offers parking for two cars, with space for a third in the large garage which also offers secure storage for mountain bikes and canoes. The large entrance hall, complete with slate feature wall, opens to a useful boot/utility room, shower room with WC and a luxurious bedroom complete with four poster bed and private balcony. Steps from the hall lead up to the impressive open plan living space with large floor to ceiling sliding walls of glass and windows that open onto a large balcony with breath taking stunning views. The living space offers underfloor heating, a cosy woodburning stove, oak breams and sumptuous furnishings. Choose between using the large family dining table, ideal for family dinners and special occasions, or dining alfresco on the balcony. The modern kitchen has all you may need and even a view from the sink that is second to none! Steps from the entrance hall lead down to the master bedroom with ensuite, with family bathroom with luxurious walk in power shower, a third bedroom (super king size or twin beds) offers a dressing area and ensuite luxurious shower room with walk in power shower. Both bedrooms have sliding floor to ceiling that offer panoramic views and open on to a large patio.Location This luxury Bowness holiday home takes a peaceful scenic location, just off the heart of Bowness and only a 5 minute walk from the village centre itself. Bowness-on-Windermere is a popular Lake District holiday location, nestling on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere and alive with all the boating activities of Bowness Bay. Enjoy sophisticated shops, tempting cafes, excellent Lake District restaurants and cosy traditional pubs, or stroll to the pier to hop on a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - a lovely way to explore without even using your car. Couples or groups of friends will find plenty of evening venues to explore - from the cosy and traditional 'Hole int Wall' to the trendy Baha and Fizzy Tarte, plus many more. Families can take their pick from a range of attractions in Bowness; mini golf on the Glebe, the famous World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the Royalty Cinema and the Old Laundry Theatre. Enjoying the wider Lake District is simple and easy with a self-catering property in Bowness as your starting point. The famously scenic A591 leads from nearby Windermere village to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. It's a breeze to branch off and explore Ullswater, via the dramatic Kirkstone Pass, or Langdale, Hawkshead and Coniston water.

Please advise at the time of booking if you require the zip link bed to be made as singles/twin or super king, thank you
If you are booking a short break starting on a Monday, please call the office

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas