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Tipsy Bee

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1116108)


Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • James

    “We had a great time at TipsyBee the beds were so comfortable.”

    We had a slight problem with the induction hob, being if a certain age, but we managed. The furniture in the lounge was comfortable too. Perhaps a non-slip shower mat would be useful for those more elderly or handicapped.

    We had a slight problem with the induction hob, being if a certain age, but we managed. The furniture in the lounge was comfortable too. Perhaps a non-slip shower mat would be useful for those more elderly or handicapped.

    - James, June 2024


  • Reverse level accommodation
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request), 1 x ground-floor double
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with sink and toilet
  • First-floor king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor living/dining room with electric fire,
  • Gas central heating
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Secure bike storage
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles, lake 0.4 miles
  • One small hypoallergenic dog welcome however, due to owners allergies other dog breeds cannot be accepted
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Tipsy Bee, a mid-terrace cottage situated in a private, quiet courtyard within walking distance of Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. Sporting a reverse-level layout with stylish furnishings, whilst being with walking distance of local amenities and Lake Windermere, Tipsy Bee, this attractive townhouse appeals to families and couples looking to enjoy the picturesque Lake District. Kick-off your shoes and enter your new home-from-home, ready for a memorable break in the Lakes. On the ground-floor, two bedrooms await; a super-king-size (zip/link) and a double, both of which are finished in a boutique style served by a shower room. Venture up to the first floor and be welcomed to the hub of the home, the contemporary living/dining room; complete with herringbone flooring, a feature electric fire spanning across the wall, a wall-mounted Smart TV and two plush sofas, this is a lovely space to ease into the evening. Step into the well-appointed kitchen/diner and cook up some delicious treats, ready to savour over a bottle of wine at the dining table with loved ones. The master bedroom lies across the hall, housing a king-size bed and a lavish en-suite shower room in a white and black over-tone. Bowness in an excellent holiday destination; history enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the grandeur of National Trust - Wray Castle or wander through the charming National Trust - Hill Top, once the beloved home of Beatrix Potter. After a day of exploration, visitors can indulge in delectable cuisine at Quayside Bowness, a restaurant and bar that offers a delightful dining experience with stunning views of the waterfront. For a quick and satisfying bite, Vinegar Jones’ Fish and Chips serves up one of the best fish suppers in the region! Just a mile away is Windermere, the largest natural lake in England and a dream destination for any lover of the great outdoors; here you can take a boat trip on its peaceful waters to admire the stunning views, or explore the area by foot and appreciate its natural beauty. If you're looking for a more urban experience, the shops, cafes and restaurants of Ambleside are just a short drive away, plus there are a network of walking routes leading to some of the region's most famous peaks, including the iconic Fairfield Horseshoe and the renowned Wansfell Pike. The Lake District offers a plethora of activities to choose from, all from the comfort of Tipsy Bee.

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 twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas