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Mrs Puddleducks

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972629)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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42 Customer Review(s)

  • Flo

    “The property was lovely.”

    Only recommendation would be the speed of the internet. We are traveling but working and the internet speed was so weak we could not work in the house.

    Only recommendation would be the speed of the internet. We are traveling but working and the internet speed was so weak we could not work in the house.

    - Flo, June 2022

    Thank your for your review. As a result of your comment, we have contacted our internet provider who has tested the line and confirmed that there was a fault which was reducing the download speed. This has now been rectified. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, it is much appreciated. Otherwise I am really pleased that you have enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

The property

Mrs Puddleducks is a characterful cottage located in the centre of Windermere, with a hot tub.Sleeping six, it is ideal for families or groups of friends who are looking for a central base in the Lake District from which to explore, yet with all modern day amenities Windermere has to offer on the doorstep. This cottage has recently been refurbished to a high standard and now includes a hot tub. Located in the heart of Windermere village, Mrs Puddleducks is perfectly placed to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the individual local shops, classy cafes and international restaurants. A short climb up Orrest Head, the first Lakeland summit to be visited by Alfred Wainwright, offers stunning views taking in the length of Lake Windermere and surrounding fells. Popular walks over School Knott and The Dales Way are also accessible from the doorstep. Lake Windermere is only a mile away, here you can enjoy lakeshore picnics at Miller Ground, spend the day aboard a steamer or take a ferry trip across to Sawrey and visit Hillside the former home of Beatrix Potter. Mrs Puddleducks is a traditional Lakeland stone, mid terrace, three story cottage which provides a welcoming, modern holiday home feel with carefully chosen furniture and characterful wooden floors. The lower ground floor seating area has french doors which lead out on to an enclosed paved patio area which is ideal for sitting and enjoy a well earned glass of wine after a long day on the fells or relaxing in the hot tub. The cottage is gas centrally heated and comprises: Lower ground floor: Dining kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge. Sitting room with wall mounted plasma TV and French doors leading to patio terrace with hot tub. Ground floor: Lounge with Freeview TV and DVD player. Shower room with shower, hand basin and WC. Bunk bedroom with wall mounted TV. First floor: Double bedroom with TV and small en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. Double bedroom with TV and small en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. All gas, electric, bed linen and towels are included. Cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi available. Private parking for one car and parking permit for additional car. Enclosed patio area with garden furniture and hot tub.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor bunk bedroom suitable for 2 children or 1 adult & 1 child
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Lower ground floor kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent.
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car and parking permit for an additional car
  • Enclosed patio area with garden furniture and hot tub
  • Two well behaved, small dogs allowed
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note: Max 5 adults - adults to use the bottom bunk only.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £85.

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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.

Please note: A Good Housekeeping Bond of £85 is applied to this property
Property sleeps 6 BUT MAX 5 ADULTS. no adults in top bunk bed

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas