Nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere in the very heart of the Lake District, Owls House which sleeps 4, is situated in the Skiptory Howe area, of White Cross Bay and is in a lovely location set amongst the trees with many birds and a variety of wildlife, be sure to keep to keep an eye out for the deer’s. A perfect retreat for family and friends with use of the on site leisure facilities
At Owls House you’re welcomed by the hot tub, a real luxury and a must for those warm summer days not to mention gazing at the stars in the evening , there couldn’t be a more perfect antidote after a long walk!
Accommodation in Detail
The entrance door opens into a modern stylish, bright and spacious open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area. The lounge has 2 comfortable sofas set around a wall mounted electric fire and TV/DVD player, a great area to sit and relax. The dining area has a full length picture window and an oak table and 4 chairs, plenty of room to enjoy a family meal or to gather around to discuss the day’s events. The modern well equipped kitchen has everything you need to enjoy that hearty Cumbrian breakfast and includes an electric oven with gas hob and extractor over, fridge and freezer.
To the rear of the lodge there is a choice of two bedrooms, one is a king size bedroom with a TV and DVD. The second is a pretty twin room with TV. The bedrooms are complimented with a family shower room with a corner shower, vanity unit with hand basin and a WC. Owls House has a south facing decking area where you can relax in the private hot tub or enjoy alfresco dining.
Owls House is located at Skiptory Howe 14 and is accessed by 5 steps and then all on the same ground floor level. The deck is fully enclosed, secure and gated. Parking is immediately to the side of the lodge for 2 cars. All guests staying at White Cross Bay have the use of the onsite leisure facilities.
If you're looking for a modern Lake District holiday home with lake access, this lodge-style accommodation makes the perfect base. White Cross Holiday Park is located on the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, close to Windermere village, and only a short drive from Ambleside.
Nearby Windermere is the perfect place to stock up the kitchen; Windermere Booths supermarket is just next to the train station, and offers the finest Lakeland produce along with all your everyday essentials. The village also has a selection of cafes, restaurants and traditional Lake District pubs.
Only a couple of miles down the road from Windermere is the bustling village of Bowness. It's well worth a visit for the atmosphere of Bowness Bay, where hire boats come and go and the famous Lake Windermere 'steamers' depart to Ambleside and Bowness. The World of Beatrix Potter attraction is found in Bowness, as well as the Royalty Cinema and Old Laundry Theatre - plenty for a rainy day. Windermere Golf Club is also located just outside Bowness village.
For exploring further afield, the A591 leads easily north to Ambleside, historic Grasmere and beyond. From Troutbeck Bridge, you can also drive the dramatic Kirkstone Pass, which takes in dramatic scenery on its winding way to Ullswater.
Activities within White Cross Bay:
Restaurant / Bar / Beer Garden & Take Away
Our Flying Boat restaurant & family lounge bar offers a large extensive range of meals to suit all. A takeaway service is also available so you can choose to enjoy your food in the comfort of your own holiday home.
Outdoor Children's Play Area
The boat shaped outdoor children's play area is perfect for children of all ages to climb and slide on.
The amusement arcade on site offers a number of different machines for the whole family to enjoy.
New Multi Use Games Area
New to White Cross Bay the multi use games area is perfect to play what every sport you want from Football to Basketball and even Tennis.
Entertainment (Dates Vary)
The entertainment at White Cross Bay varies from week to week according to seasonality, in the past we have had asoloist, groups and comedians.
Indoor Heated Pool
The indoor swimming pool is located in the main building. When visiting the pool you must remember that children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Sauna - De-stress and relax in the onsite sauna.
On holiday but want to keep up with your normal exercise routine? Well now you can in our small gym located next to the indoor heated swimming pool. There is running and rowing machines as well as a choice of free weights.
Pick up your basics when you arrive on park or forgot something? No need to go off park as we have everything you could need or want in our site shop.
Got a laptop? Connect to the parks free Wi-Fi, perfect for checking your emails. Note speed does vary across site.
You want to stay in touch but left your laptop at home then don't panic why not use our internet terminals? Available in main reception area. Charges do apply.
Private Boat Launch & Marina
We have a fantastic facility at White Cross Bay allowing you to moor your boat at our marina throughout the summer months (1stMarch until 14thNovember). At this present time we do not offer storage during the off season.
Holiday Boat Launching Facilities
Holiday berth or onsite storage £15 (for boats over 22ft long please notify the park. Additional charges may apply). Free to launch yourself or launch service £15
1 Kingsize bedroom
1 Twin bedroom
Family Shower room
Decking area to enjoy alfresco dining
Spacious lounge/kitchen/dinning room
2 Comfortable sofas
Electric pebble effect fire
TV with Sky and DVD player
Oak Dining Table and chairs
Decking with Rattan style garden furniture and table
Gas central heating
Parking for 2 cars
2 Medium sized dogs welcome