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The Burrow

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1050772)


Lakelovers rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Christine

    “Had a lovely stay at The Burrows, Beds comfy, lovely kitchen well equipped, could do with some updating , chairs in lounge grubby, garden furniture has seen better days, dead plants in pots in the back garden, could do with revamping, otherwise ok an ideal spot for the centre of Windermere.”

    - Christine, September 2023


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with en-suite with shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor kitchen.
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Lower-ground-floor dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning-effect gas fire
  • Lower-ground-floor conservatory
  • Gas central heating with woodburning-effect gas fire TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car and permit parking for 1 car
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: The garden is accessed via the lower-ground-floor conservatory

The property

Set close to the centre of Windermere, rests The Burrow, a characterful three-storey cottage, ideal for a group of friends or a family to explore the stunning scenery of the Lake District. On entering the property, three steps lead you into the sitting room, where the wood burning-effect gas fire gently warms the room while you cosy up on the sofas to watch the Smart TV. Moving through the property to the lower-ground-floor, the kitchen offers all the necessities for rustling up some delectable meals throughout your stay, featuring a gas hob and electric oven, as well as a microwave and a handy dishwasher. Continuing on this floor, happen upon the dining room which hosts plenty of dining seating where you can catch up on the day’s events over your evening meal before stepping through to the delightful conservatory, to unwind with a glass of wine on the rattan furniture after a long day of exploring the Lakes. Moving through the property and up to the ground-floor the first of three delicately decorated bedrooms welcomes you with its single bed and a view out over the garden and neighbouring character cottages. Completing the ground-floor and climbing the stairs to the first-floor, where a bright and airy twin invites you to rest while benefitting from a convenient en-suite shower room, with a walk-in shower, basin and WC. The last bedroom is a spacious king-size with storage for your belongings and a plush bed for you to retire to as the evening draws to a close. Back onto the ground floor, there is a family bathroom for the rest of the group to freshen up in between activities which houses a bath, shower over, basin and WC. Enjoy a summer’s morning on the patio, the garden furniture makes for a delightful space to have a cup of tea and plan the day ahead. On the doorstep of the property, Windermere offers plenty of pubs, cafés and restaurants so you can give the chef a break; why not treat yourself to a delicious meal at Francine’s, just a short walk away from the cottage or venture further into the town to dine at Hooked, offering a fresh seafood menu before checking in at one of the traditional pubs on the way back. The Lake District really does have something to offer for every type of holiday; for a relaxed and educational trip submerging yourself into the history of the Lakes, visit Windy Hall and Holehird Gardens for a peaceful stroll among the beautiful foliage and flowers, while on your way to Wray Castle; the castle combines circular walks with interesting stories from history and is sure to be a wonderful day out with the family. The thrill-seekers of the group will benefit from a wealth of sporting activities during your stay, from a jam-packed day at the Lakes at Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre, to a more relaxed day at Esthwaite Water Trout Fishery, you are sure to find something for everyone. For golf and racing enthusiasts, Windermere Gold Club is within easy reach of the cottage while Cartmel Racecourse is a scenic car journey which takes around half an hour. If the vast views of the Windermere Lake is not enough, take a trip to Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, treat the animal lovers to a day at the South Lakes Safari and Zoo where you will discover an range of species within a breathtaking county. Whatever your adventure, Choose The Burrow for a superb trip to Cumbria the family won't forget.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £125.

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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: This property has a Good House Keeping Bond of £125

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