This cosy, convenient and superbly stylish holiday cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere offers a quiet location, away from the crowds yet only a short stroll from both the village and the lake itself. For all its charm and Lakeland character; cosy with open fire, woodburner and traditional stripped floor boards, Jasmine Cottage has been lovingly refurbished with an attention and flair for the pretty details.
The elegant living space and bedroom arrangements are spacious for two couples or a family. If you're looking for a spacious but characterful Lakeland cottage then this is the place to relax and recharge your batteries, with the bustling delights of Bowness village only a few minutes' walk away.
Accommodation in detail
The peaceful position of this cottage has on street parking available nearby; entrance into the open plan living space with deep cushioned relaxing furnishings by the warming open fire and a bay window to watch village life go by. The dining area also boats a woodburning stove and with patio doors leading out to the patio / garden ideal for al-fresco living.
The beautiful kitchen has all you may need. Upstairs to a double bedroom with views over the village towards Claife Heights, a twin bedded room and the large bathroom complete with corner bath and separate power shower cubicle. Leading off the kitchen are stairs down to a second double bedroom.
On the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, Bowness is a sophisticated Lakeland village with a wealth to explore and enjoy. Stroll to the lake shore to hire a row boat or power boat, or take an elegant cruise on one of the Lake Windermere steamers. Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly to Ambleside and Lakeside; a wonderful way to explore without even using your car.
There are several excellent restaurants in Bowness village, within walking distance of Jasmine Cottage.
The Postillion Restaurant is a long-standing favourite for stylish dining, while Lucy4 at the Porthole and Bodegas & Sol puts a contemporary twist on the tapas style. There are also plenty of traditional Lakeland pubs, both in the village centre and the surrounding countryside. Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness village, on the way to the Lyth Valley. This area is also renowned for gentle but very scenic walking, with a wealth of acclaimed Lake District country pubs to choose from at the end of the day.
Close to the village, you'll find Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House. This impressive property takes a stunning position overlooking Lake Windermere, and has a range of interesting exhibitions.
Join the A591 to Ambleside and Grasmere, and you can explore the homes of famous Lake District poet, William Wordsworth.
Another great idea is to take the car-ferry crossing over Lake Windermere from Bowness, to visit the former home of Beatrix Potter in Near Sawrey, and the picturesque village of Hawkshead.
2 double and 1 twin
Gas central heating
Open fire & woodburning stove
Bathroom with corner bath &
separate power shower cubicle
Electric oven / hob
Fridge & freezer
Washer / dryer
Ample on-lane parking
Patio garden with furniture
5 minute walk to village centre and lake
Strictly no smoking