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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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  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Review(s)

  • Peter

    “Stayed at the Heights a few times and we love it every time.”

    Perfect location in the heart of Bowness, spacious and well equipped with spectacular views front and back. Really is a great place to stay to enjoy all that the lakes has to offer.

    Perfect location in the heart of Bowness, spacious and well equipped with spectacular views front and back. Really is a great place to stay to enjoy all that the lakes has to offer.

    - Peter, December 2021


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double on ground floor with own 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.


The property

Situated in Bowness on Windermere, The Heights is a contemporary town house with lake and mountain views. Located in a quiet part of this bustling village, Bowness has a vibrant high street so this property benefits from the village’s many shops, pubs and highly regarded restaurants. With a 3-screen cinema, theatre and many opportunities to try out the range of water sports on offer, there is never a dull moment for guests staying at The Heights. The property itself is arranged over 3 floors to make the most of its great views. The ground level has the feel of a self-contained apartment with spacious double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen with access to the rear terraced garden. Up the stairs to the first floor which has two further double bedrooms and a shared bathroom. The main living space can be found on the second floor. An open plan living area has large south facing balcony windows with wonderful views, and an open plan kitchen completes the stylish accommodation. Outside there is private parking for two cars, a real plus in this busy lakeside village. Whether you choose to relax on the balcony, watch the boats go by, or explore the village and countryside beyond, this is a truly unique property in a lively location.

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.

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