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Nutkin Cottage

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1054612)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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33 Customer Review(s)

  • Lindsay

    “A lovely house, just as described.”

    Everything we could possibly need was available, including walking guides, books and games. The location was ideal for Bowness centre, close to the Co-Op, the Cinema and a really nice pizza place. We had a fab few days, thanks very much.

    Everything we could possibly need was available, including walking guides, books and games. The location was ideal for Bowness centre, close to the Co-Op, the Cinema and a really nice pizza place. We had a fab few days, thanks very much.

    - Lindsay, April 2024

    Hi Lindsay, thanks for your feedback. So pleased you had a fab time. Keith and Suzanne Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen.Gas range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Utility
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Snug room with gas stove
  • Central heating with gas stove and woodburning stove
  • Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime, DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Travel Cot and Hi-Chair provided
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Permit parking
  • Rear enclosed yard with furniture
  • One well-behaved medium-sized dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 miles.

The property

Perfectly positioned for a countryside escape to the desirable Cumbrian town of Bowness-on-Windermere, Nutkin Cottage offers a beautiful holiday base for a couple or family of four to explore this beautiful area of the Lake District National Park. A contemporary terraced cottage just a stone's throw away from the town centre, it offers all you could need for a memorable family holiday. Enter into the snug to be met by a warming gas stove sitting within the feature stone inglenook, here you can relish time with your loved ones whilst relaxing each evening in the plush seating arrangement, the Smart TV with Amazon Prime and Netflix sure to provide hours of entertainment. Through to the living/dining room you can find even more snug seating areas, with an inviting armchair perched in front of the woodburning stove, there's no better spot to delve into a good book from the selection at the cottage, as well as there being a variety of games and DVDs too! Gather together at the dining table for all your home-made meals, the galley-style kitchen at the rear of the cottage hosting every essential for a week-long stay with its contemporary range of appliances including a gas range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher, as well as there even being a washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility too! Make your way to the first floor to indulge in a relaxing soak in the roll top bath, with a shower over too for a refreshing rinse each morning, as well as both bedrooms being on this floor also. Take your pick from a master double or the twin room, both hosting their own television and a unique interior of either a coastal or countryside theme, creating a homely setting for you to settle down in each evening. Start your day within the enclosed courtyard with your morning coffee as your canine companion stretches their legs, or take a stroll into the town to discover a good selection of eateries where you can indulge in a hearty breakfast on the waterfront of Lake Windermere. Windermere being the largest lake in England, it offers plenty of scenic wonders to explore, with opportunities for watersports and idyllic boat trips to explore more of Cumbria too. There are plenty of quaint shops to visit in the town and then neighbouring twin town of Windermere too, with attractions in the local area including The World of Beatrix Potter, sure to be a hit with the little ones. Here you can enjoy interactive exhibits with all your favourite characters from the books, as well as an award-winning outdoor Peter Rabbit Garden! Be sure to visit the National Trust owned Hill Top too, once the home of Beatrix Potter herself, it now presents its visitors with a stunning 17th-century farmhouse where you can learn more about the author's life with wonderful references throughout. The National Trust wonder of Wray Castle is within easy reach too, a Neo-gothic 1800s castle with a child-friendly interior hosting play rooms and scenic lakeside grounds. Choose to tackle the peak of Claife Heights for some of the most stunning sights of the Lake District, or simply roam the surrounding area with ample opportunities for walking, cycling, horse riding, golf and much more. In reach of Kendal, Ambleside and beyond. Nutkin Cottage is a true delight of a base for a trip to Cumbria.

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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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