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Lake View Loft

windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041296)

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Park

    “Our second stay in this accommodation and it was as enjoyable as before.”

    Apart from having no tea towel for the kitchen (which was provided last year) we had everything we needed. We did notice that sections of the floor tiles in the twin bedroom were loose by the door. Just wondering if there may have been a leak at some point as the the shower cubicle is on the other side of the wall? Possibly needs some investigation in case there is an ongoing problem. We'd love to stay in this accommodation again, very disappointing to see that the price for a similar week in ...

    Apart from having no tea towel for the kitchen (which was provided last year) we had everything we needed. We did notice that sections of the floor tiles in the twin bedroom were loose by the door. Just wondering if there may have been a leak at some point as the the shower cubicle is on the other side of the wall? Possibly needs some investigation in case there is an ongoing problem. We'd love to stay in this accommodation again, very disappointing to see that the price for a similar week in August 2022 is nearly double what we paid this year. There was only a slight increase on last year's price (to be expected) so it does rather feel like the owner is taking advantage of the situation re. COVID-19 and uncertainty over foreign holidays to hike up the price massively. No doubt many people who would like to stay again (us included) will be unable to afford to do so.

    - Mrs Park, August 2021

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The property

Located in Bowness village, yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Lake View Loft, is located on the second floor. This stunning apartment has been created by the current owners as a luxurious retreat which offers contemporary living in the heart of the Lake District and well located for all the village amenities. From the moment you step inside, the owner's attention to detail is evident. The whole apartment is furnished to reflect the style and offers high quality accommodation. The open plan layout distinguishes this from most other apartments in the town. Choose from two great bedrooms, one with a Super king bed and the other a Twin room, both of which are complemented by a smart luxurious bathroom room. Stepping outside the front door a short stroll takes you to the centre of the village with a great choice of local pubs, restaurants and cafes on the doorstep and the local shops are only just moments away. Walk a little further and you are soon away from the hustle and bustle of the town with numerous walks to choose from ranging from low level routes or onto the surrounding high fells. Lake Windermere is within walking distance; ideal for wild swimming, canoeing or of course a romantic evening cruise! Accommodation in detail Located on the second floor, the front door opens to reveal a luxurious, boutique, home from home, which welcomes guests with its contemporary and high-quality finish that is of the very highest standard with superb attention to detail. A few steps take you to your first view of Lake Windermere through the feature glass window. Go through into the stunning open plan lounge/kitchen diner. Again, the views of Lake Windermere from here are just stunning at all time of the year. This stylish area allows you to relax on the comfortable and cosy sofas in the plush surroundings, whilst watching the TV or playing games with the children. Gather round the table and enjoy a dinner with friends or family. Or simply sit at the table looking out the window and watching the world go by. Gather in the morning around the breakfast bar or cook up a culinary treat in the well-equipped kitchen. Here you will find a everything you need to cook that hearty breakfast to set you up for the day ahead. With high quality units, quartz worktops and integrated appliances, there is a first-class inventory which is complemented by an electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and washing machine. There are two bedrooms to choose from. The spacious master bedroom offers a welcoming Super king size bed. The second also offers twin beds. Both are beautifully furnished with luxurious beds, high quality Egyptian cotton linen and fluffy towels. The two bedrooms are complemented by a luxurious bathroom with walk in shower, basin and WC. The flooring throughout the property is Oak effect laminate flooring, with many superb rugs. Lake View Loft offers private parking for 1 car and a visitors parking space. For those bringing mountain bikes these could be stored in the communal hallway. Location Lake View Loft is in the main lakeside town of Bowness on Windermere. Convenient for local amenities and access to the fantastic cruising grounds of Lake Windermere as well as the surrounding National Park by foot or car. On the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, Bowness is a sophisticated Lakeland village with a wealth to explore and enjoy. Stroll to the lake shore in Bowness to hire a row boat or power boat, or take an elegant cruise on one of the Lake Windermere steamers. Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly to Ambleside and Lakeside; a wonderful way to explore without even using your car. There are several excellent restaurants in Bowness village, also close by are many Michelin star for stylish dining, while the Porthole and Bodegas & Sol puts a contemporary twist on the tapas style. There are also plenty of traditional Lakeland pubs, both in the village centre and the surrounding countryside. Or better still within the Windermere Marina, less than a mile away, is The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant. Eating out in Cumbria has never been better, and now there is a gem on our door step! Enjoy one of the two fantastic south facing terraces on those lazy summer days, spend a few hours in the bar or book a table in the first floor restaurant for something a little more special or of course enjoy the comfort of your own accommodation back at your very own lakeside boathouse. Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness village, on the way to the Lyth Valley. This area is also renowned for gentle but very scenic walking, with a wealth of acclaimed Lake District country pubs to choose from at the end of the day. Close to the village, you'll find Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House. This impressive property takes a stunning position overlooking Lake Windermere, and has a range of interesting exhibitions. Join the A591 to Ambleside and Grasmere, and you can explore the homes of famous Lake District poet, William Wordsworth. Another great idea is to take the car-ferry crossing, just a couple of hundred yards from your doorstep, over Lake Windermere from Bowness, to visit the former home of Beatrix Potter in Near Sawrey, and the picturesque village of Hawkshead.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer and tumble dryer, TV with Sky Q, Sonos, Wi-Fi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for two cars Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pubs and restaurants less than 5 minute’s walk.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE

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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