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Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042056)


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Review(s)

  • Wendy

    “Lovely property in a perfect location.”

    In need of some update and modernisation, but we hardly spent any time inside other than sleeping so it was fine for us.

    In need of some update and modernisation, but we hardly spent any time inside other than sleeping so it was fine for us.

    - Wendy, March 2024


  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Bike storage
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Wifi available
  • Pub 1 min walk
  • Shop 8 min walk.

The property

This peaceful ground floor apartment lies only a stone's throw from the centre of Bowness village and the elegant shores of Lake Windermere. It has a pretty, colourful patio garden, and offers elegant space for couples to spread out and relax. The attractive double bedroom opens out to a raised sitting area overlooking the garden - a treat for lazy mornings. You'll even find room to invite guests for dinner, unless you're tempted by the range of excellent pubs and eateries on your doorstep in Bowness village. Mosslea is an excellent choice if you'd prefer not to drive during your Lake District holiday. Stroll to Bowness Pier and take a steamer cruise to Ambelside or Lakeside, or hop on one of the Lake District bus tours departing in the village centre. == Accommodation in detail Private parking for 1 car. Entrance hall with cloaks cupboard. Well-equipped breakfast kitchen with a pleasant outlook to the garden. The living room also enjoys a pleasant outlook through a large window. Open to this room is the dining area, with a 2nd large window. The double bedroom is modern and fresh, with a patio door leading to a raised seating area which overlooks the garden. Bathroom with shower over bath. Location Bowness is a delightful and well-served Lakeland village, on the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake. The village has a contemporary shopping street with everything you could need during your self-catering holiday in the Lake District. Tesco supermarket, tempting delicatessens and boutique gift shops too. The real attraction of a holiday in Bowness is Lake Windermere. Hire boats come and go in Bowness Bay, swans wander freely on the lake shore, and yachts can be seen racing from the Royal Windermere Yacht Club. The famous Lake Windermere steamers depart regularly from Bowness Pier, providing a very scenic car-free route to both Ambleside and Lakeside. Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness, on the way towards Crook and the Lyth and Winster Valleys. Even if you're not a golfer, we recommend a scenic drive to one of the excellent Lake District country pubs in the Lyth Valley or Winster Valley, such as the Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank or the Brown Horse at Winster. A Sunday treat!

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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