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The Heights

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041437)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Willems

    “Great location due to closeness to the high street but being perfectly quiet at night.”

    Lovely balcony on the top floor. Well equipped for cooking.

    Lovely balcony on the top floor. Well equipped for cooking.

    - Ms Willems, April 2021


The property

A unique and sophisticated Bowness townhouse with views of Lake Windermere and the mountains beyond. A quieter location but within a short stroll to Bowness town centre and Bowness Bay Pier . Watch boats bob on the lake from the top floor, surrounded by all the individuality and style The Heights has to offer. Sleek furnishings and spacious open-plan design creates a comfortable base from which to explore. Laze on the balcony accompanied by some of England's most spectacular scenery. Return from action-packed days to swap stories in the comfortable arms of the giant leather sofa, dine together in style, then have a good night's rest in jolly comfy beds. == Accommodation in detail Entrance through hall. The ground floor has it's own 'apartment' within the property, consisting of a double bed, bathroom/WC and it's own kitchen, together with access to the rear garden. Stairs lead to the first floor and access to the other 2 spacious bedrooms and bathroom. Upstairs again to the open plan lounge/dining room with the wall of windows and balcony access, with furniture. The kitchen is open plan, with stunning lake and mountain views. Private parking for 2 cars. Location Bowness is a contemporary Lake District village, overlooking lovely Lake Windermere from its eastern shore. The characterful high street is well-served with handy supermarkets and a wide range of shops for browsing. A wealth of excellent pubs and acclaimed Lake District restaurants make for enjoyable evenings out on the town. The 3-screen cinema, the Royalty, shows the latest movies, and the Old Laundry Theatre will also keep you entertained. Lake Windermere provides some of our region's most popular boating attractions. Rowing, sailing, water sports or perhaps something a little more leisurely? The elegant Lake Windermere steamers run all year round from Bowness Pier, providing a scenic and car-free route to explore both Ambleside and Lakeside. Take the car ferry across Lake Windermere to discover Beatrix Potter countryside; the author's home is open to the public at Hill Top in Near Sawrey. Also on this western side of the lake is the chocolate box village of Hawkshead... there are so many places to explore.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double on ground floor with with bathroom and wc
  • 2 x double on first floor with shared bathroom
  • Ground floor kitchen
  • Second floor sitting/dining room
  • Second kitchen area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridges, freezers, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Pub and shops nearby
  • Sorry, no smoking or pets.

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, 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:

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