All the romance of a traditional Lakeland cottage, luxuriously restored in chic country house style and nestling in a queit backwater just off the centre of this popular village. Every room feels special, from the elegant living room with open fire to the decadent bathroom and the charming bedroom with Laura Ashley bed and feature fireplace. Outdoor relaxation is achieved in the secluded paved garden.
You'll find this a picture-perfect retreat for a relaxing holiday or romantic break and an excellent choice for a honeymoon in the Lake District. From your front door you'll explore the lakes with ease either by car, by bus or on foot. By night, excellent restaurants and pubs are just a short stroll away in Windermere or down the road in Bowness.
Accommodation in detail
Entrance hall leading to the relaxed living room with deep cuschioned furnishings, warming open fire and a comprehensive library of books and tourist information. The well appointed kitchen / dining room is full of character, with quality units and pleasant dining space for guests. Upstairs to the pretty bedroom, with dressing room, and the bathroom with Victorian style claw foot bath and shower. Attractive and secluded patio garden with a variety of garden furniture. A parking permit is provided for local on-street parking (a short walk away).
This romantic self-catering cottage in Windermere provides a peaceful yet convenient base; whether you want to relax and soak up Lakeland village life, or explore the wider Lake District National Park by car or by bus. WIndermere is easily reached from the M6, but if you'd prefer not to drive you can also take a train to Windemrere station from Oxenholme, the Lake District.
Windermere village has everything you could need during your Lake District self-catering holiday. You'll find a superb Booths supermarket for stocking up the kitchen, offering a high-class range of local produce as well as everyday favourites. There are several local shops including a traditional butcher, and plenty of options for a lazy breakfast out in the village centre. There are also a few excellent Lakeland pubs in Windermere, where you'll sample the local ale.
A couple of (walkable) miles down the road you'll find the more lively village of Bowness, on Lake Windermere's shores. There you'll find a wider range of shops and attractions, including hire boats, traditional row boats and Windermere Lake Cruises on Tern, Teal and Swan - the famous 'steamers'. There's also the option to take a romantic evening cruise, with buffet meal and live music on board.
If you only choose one Lake District walk during your holiday in Windermere, take a short trek up Orrest Head. The walk begins in the village and offers incredible views over Lake Windermere from the top.
1 double bedroom
Bathroom with Victorian style bath with shower over
Paved corner patio with furniture
Outhouse / bike store
Close to village centre
Parking permit for 1 vehicle for local on-street parking
Electric oven, Halogen hob