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Silver Birches

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041455)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Review(s)

  • Clare

    “An extremely well appointed cottage with everything that you could need.”

    It is in a great location for a walk into town or down to Lake Windermere. The cottage itself was spotless and very comfortable for our stay. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

    It is in a great location for a walk into town or down to Lake Windermere. The cottage itself was spotless and very comfortable for our stay. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

    - Clare, April 2024

    Thank you for your feedback. It makes us very happy to hear that you have found Silver Birches very clean & comfortable. We agree it’s a great location for being quiet but at the same time handy for so many places. Property Owner


  • Over 1 floor
  • 3 x bedrooms; 1 x super king with ensuite, 1 x king size, 1 x super king size or twin (specify when booking)
  • Family bathroom
  • Lounge and family dining room
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom with 3rd WC
  • Furnished patio
  • Summer house
  • Hot tub
  • Private parking for 2 cars.
  • Detached Lakeland House
  • Smart TV (Ultra HD)
  • Bluetooth Soundbar
  • Living flame gas fire
  • 5 Ring gas hob and double electric Oven
  • American style larder fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Tassimo coffee machine
  • Washing Machine & Tumble Dryer
  • Beautiful prize-winning garden
  • Private drive with parking for 2 cars
  • Garage for secure storage of mountain bikes
  • Cot & highchair provided
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Wi-Fi
  • Walks from the door
  • Two pet dogs welcome
  • Bed linen and towels provided.

The property

Just a short walk from the centre of Windermere Village, Silver Birches is a beautifully presented, contemporary bungalow, with beautiful garden, summer house and hot tub making it a superb choice for those looking to holiday with friends or family. All laid out on the ground floor, Silver Birches comprises of a spacious lounge / dining area, a well equipped kitchen, three bedrooms including one with a luxurious ensuite shower room and a family bathroom. The largest bedroom, The Garden Room, can be presented as either a superking or twin bedded room giving the property the extra flexibility to offer great accommodation all year round. Silver Birches is ideally situated on the edge of Windermere Village, with all the local amenities, shops and a great selection of bars and restaurants just a few minutes' walk from the cottage but also offering easy access to the central Lake District making the ideal base for touring and exploring. Whether it by walking, mountain biking, climbing, sailing or canoeing, all are within easy reach of Silver Birches, along with the huge wealth of cultural attractions the Lake District has to offer. Accommodation in detail Set on a corner plot, on a quiet cul-de-sac and standing in a garden that regularly wins Windermere In Bloom awards, Silver Birches is approached along a short driveway. Two steps lead up to the front door opens to an inner hallway with boot racks and coat hanging. The open plan lounge/dinner is a great social space with comfortable sofas arranged around the coffee table, large screen TV and gas fire. The family dining place is the ideal place to relax over dinner with friends and patio doors open from here to the patio and garden. The well-appointed kitchen is well planned with five ring gas hob, electric double oven, dishwasher, microwave and American style larder fridge / freezer with ice machine. The utility room is home to the laundry facilities; a washing machine and tumble drier. The handy cloakroom provides an additional WC. Choose from three bedrooms, the bright and airy, triple aspect “Garden Room” offers lovely views across the garden and can be made up either as a superking or twin 3ft beds (please specify when booking) and patio doors open from here to a small patio with bistro table and chairs and from here steps lead down to the garden. The second bedroom is furnished with a welcoming superking bed and complemented with a luxurious ensuite shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC. The third bedroom is well furnished with a king size bed and offers views over the garden. The smart family bathroom offers a bath, separate electric shower with enclosure, basin and WC. Stepping outside, guests are welcome to enjoy the hot tub and to relax on the patio. The summer house is the ideal place to escape with a drink and a good book and the mature garden, which includes a small lawned area, wraps around the property. There is parking for up to two cars on the driveway, with additional on street parking close by. The garage is available to guests for the secure storage of canoes and mountain bikes. Location This superb Windermere holiday home is located just off the heart of Windermere and is only a 5 minute walk from the village centre with its local shops, cafes, restaurants and bars and is also within easy reach of Bowness-on-Windermere the popular Lake District holiday location, nestling on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere and alive with all the boating activities of Bowness Bay. Enjoy sophisticated shops, tempting cafes, excelled Lake District restaurants and cosy traditional pubs, or stroll to the pier to hop on a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - a lovely way to explore without even using your car. Couples, families or groups of friends will find plenty of evening venues to explore and families can take their pick from a range of attractions in Bowness; mini golf on the Glebe, the famous World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the Royalty Cinema and the Old Laundry Theatre. Enjoying the wider Lake District is simple and easy with a self-catering property in Windermere as your starting point. The famously scenic A591 leads from the nearby Windermere village to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. It's a breeze to branch off and explore Ullswater, via the dramatic Kirkstone Pass, or Langdale, Hawkshead and Coniston Water.

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

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 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.