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High Lindeth

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041316)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

We are sure that High Lindeth will be the focal point of many happy family holidays in The Lake District and if you are looking for a spacious and comfortable base for your Lakeland visit this really could be the one for you. Dating back over three hundred years this converted farm and attached barn oozes character combined with 21st Century comforts and facilities. The setting is rural yet less than five minutes short drive into the centre of Bowness where you will find lake cruises, cafes, restaurants, shopping and local attractions including the famous World of Beatrix Potter. High Lindeth is reached up a long private drive and has a wonderful feeling of relaxation much needed in our busy world - a place to unwind with friends and family away from the crowds. There are walks and rambles to be enjoyed from the door and quiet country lanes ideal for cycling and dog walking. Windermere Golf Club is just up the road and welcomes visitors both on the course or just in the clubhouse. Accommodation. Front door entrance into porch and inner hallway - ample room for boots and outdoor and doggy gear. To the left you enter the amply generous farmhouse kitchen (door to garden) - a great place for family meals with its beamed ceiling, open fire, TV, and even some comfy seating. Stairs from this room access three bedrooms - a master en-suite with super king bed and dramatic beams. A further super king room and a twin share use of a separate bathroom on the landing (bath with shower over, basin and wc). Back downstairs to the inner hallway you will find a twin bedroom and separate bathroom - a walk-in wet room with overhead shower, basin and wc. Further down the hall you come to the games room which even has its own kitchen - great place to keep your drinks or make a brew whilst enjoying the games area. TV and Table Football. Separate shower room with basin and wc. The final room on this floor is a newly constructed bedroom with super-king bed,and some comfy seating - an ideal spot to get away from the family and have a bit of quiet time. Finally we come to the sitting room - this is reached upstairs from the hall and takes up the whole of the upper floor of this portion of the house. Dramatic beams support the roof and a fine fireplace at one end makes the focal point of one seating area whilst the other end of the room offers more seating and a separate table ideal for a card game etc. A door leads out to a newly renovated traditional Westmorland spinning gallery that runs the length of the room. (TV, DVD, free wifi). High Lindeth has been carefully restored to bring out the best of this beautiful character property whilst an interior designer has brought it all together with soft colour schemes and a delightful mix of old and new. Outside : Ample parking for several cars with space for a boat on a trailer at the top of the drive. Bikes can be safely stored in the garage. A small enclosed garden outside the kitchen would be a good place for outside dining and further open spaces around the property are great for children to explore. Note: an occasionally used pedestrian right of way passes the side of the house. Logs can be bought and delivered for £10 per bag. Property sleeps 10 people. Additional infants incur a charge of £25 per booking.

Summary

  • Five bedrooms: Ground floor, 1 x twin , 1 x super king, 1 Shower room with basin and WC
  • First floor: 1 x super king with en-suite shower, basin and WC, : 1 x super king, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area, large sitting area, games room with own kitchen
  • Secure storage for bikes and boots.
  • Oil central heating, open fire, log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, TV with freeview, DVD, Bluetooth speaker
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and high chair on request
  • Ample parking for four cars
  • Lockable outside storage for bikes
  • Lawned garden with patio furniture
  • Two dogs accepted
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Note: An occasionally used pedestrian right of way passes the side of the house.

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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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