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Tanna Hill

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042156)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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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
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “It’s all about the view.”


    We were very lucky and had a full week of sunny weather and we spent a lot of time on the large balcony with its views of the lake. The house is very well equipped and has everything needed nice comfy seats and beds. The patio area also has good views and has a large dining table and chairs it also has a gas barbecue, great for al fresco dining. We spent most of the week indoors only going indoors to ok and sleep and watch the euros on tv. A really stunning house and a great place to stay. The drive way is a challenge at first in a big car but you soon get used to it

    - Mr Atkinson, June 2021


The property

Panoramic views are the focus of this contemporary Bowness holiday home, taking an elevated position only 5 minutes away from the centre of the village. The upside-down layout takes full advantage of the outlook - enormous windows throughout the living space, kitchen and dining area, a large forward-facing balcony to capture the afternoon sun, and a raised patio fully-equipped for al-fresco dining and BBQs. It's not often such an outlook can be enjoyed from such a convenient Lake District self-catering property - a unique opportunity to immerse yourselves in spectacular scenery, luxurious privacy and the buzz of village life all at once! Tanna Hill also offers free Wi-Fi. == Accommodation in detail Following a slightly steep drive you will find ample private parking places outside the property. Large landscaped garden, with furnished patio area. Spacious living area with TV, DVD, free Wi-Fi, gas fire and access to balcony through sliding glass doors. Generous kitchen with Lake District views through large windows, underfloor heating, extensive cooking facilities and dishwasher for ease. This room has a dining area with a large, extendable dining table right next to the superb windows. 2 king size bedrooms (one of which can be made into twin beds) upstairs and one double bedroom, one with en-suite bathroom (with shower over bath), one with shower room. There is also a family-size house bathroom. Location A self-catering property near Bowness-on-Windermere is a top choice for families, lake-lovers, boating enthusiasts and those who simply want to enjoy a varied holiday in the Lake District. On the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, Bowness village is alive with local shops, handy supermarket, excellent restaurants and eateries, cosy Lakeland pubs, fish & chips and Lake District family attractions. It's also without doubt the best place in the Lakes to buy an ice-cream! Stroll along Bowness Bay to watch yachts come and go, hire a power boat or row boat on Lake Windermere, or take a memorable cruise on the Windermere Lake steamers - a great way to get to Ambleside or Lakeside without even using the car! There's plenty to do on rainy days, with the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, a cinema and even a theatre. Don't forget Lakes Aquarium, at the south end of the Lake. For a wide range of walking in the Lake District's famous landscapes, travelling around is easy. Bowness lies on the A591; a main linking road to many of our region's most renowned routes


  • 3 bedrooms: 2 x king size rooms (one is zip lock and can be made up as two single beds), 1 x double
  • House bathroom with shower over bath
  • En-suite shower room
  • Living/Dining area
  • Kitchen.
  • Gas central heating to radiators
  • Electric oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer, dryer, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Patio and balcony with BBQ and furniture
  • Two pets welcome
  • Pub and shops nearby
  • Sorry, no smoking.

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.

Please note this property has a zip link bed. This will be made as a twin by default. Please contact the call center should you wish it to be a super king.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter