Wow – what a find… this outstanding detached country residence simple has it all – Contemporary Lakeland and a special place to spend precious time together occupying an idyllic secluded setting circumscribed by glorious countryside and a host of welcoming country pubs.
Handsome Rockwood is close by to everything the Lake District has to offer and bustling Bowness-on-Windermere is a short drive away via the plethora of winding country lanes with a rich selection of waterborne activities to temp you. Situated at the head of the green and lush Lyth Valley in the tiny hamlet of Witherslack with a scattering of cottages and pubs, perfect!
Back at the property you have a delightful garden leading into a meadow to truly relax in and while away sunny days and inside this wonderful property exudes light and space, a selection of sociable rooms to spread out in and even a games room which we know will bring out the best in competitive gatherings. The five bedrooms are beautifully furnished and equipped, three of which have en-suite facilities and there is a house bathroom plus a separate cloakroom too, families and friends can easily escape in Rockwood, relax and enjoy the warming woodburner on chilly evenings.
The area has everything you could wish for including excellent cycling routs straight from your door and less than a mile away is The Derby Arms inn serving delicious food and real ales. Bustling Bowness-on-Windermere is a short drive away and will tempt you out to sample excellent restaurants and further cuisine.
PLEASE NOTE: Rockwood will be changing to a Saturday arrival on 2 December 2017. Please enquire for further details.
Accommodation in detail
A private driveway with ample parking is outside the rear of Rockwood and a large entrance hall leads off to the various reception rooms; the living room is a great place to spread out and relax by the woodburning stove; the open plan kitchen / dining room has French doors leading out to the garden and the kitchen has everything you may including a separate and useful laundry room.
There is a cloak room at this level with the 5th WC / wash basin. A short flight of steps leads from the entrance hall either downstairs to 4 bedrooms or upstairs to the superb games room with pool table and football game and the 5th bedroom. The king size bedroom has a dressing room and en-suite shower room. Two of the double bedrooms also have en-suite shower rooms and the two twin bedrooms have the house bathroom with bath and shower facility. Outside are the delightful gardens and garden furniture to enjoy al-fresco living.
This substantial holiday home takes a peaceful scenic location, just a short driving distance from the heart of Bowness. Bowness-on-Windermere is a popular Lake District holiday location, nestling on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere and alive with all the boating activities of Bowness Bay. Enjoy sophisticated shops, tempting cafes, excellent Lake District restaurants and cosy traditional pubs, or stroll to the pier to hop on a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - a lovely way to explore without even using your car.
Couples or groups of friends will find plenty of evening venues to explore - from the cosy and traditional 'Hole int Wall' to the trendy Bodega & Sol tapas bar. Families can take their pick from a range of attractions in Bowness; mini golf on the Glebe, the famous World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the Royalty Cinema and the Old Laundry Theatre.
Enjoying the wider Lake District is simple and easy with a self-catering property in Bowness as your starting point. The famously scenic A591 leads from nearby Windermere village to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. It's a breeze to branch off and explore Ullswater, via the dramatic Kirkstone Pass, or Langdale, Hawkshead and Coniston water.
1 king size
Oil central heating
Spectacular architect design detached country residence
An array of bathrooms with invigorating showers
& bath (see text)
Superb array of reception rooms
Electric double oven / hob
Fridge & freezer
Utility room / laundry with washing machine & tumble dryer
Private parking for 4 plus
Superb games room for all the family
Garden with furniture