Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary Lakeland cottage has been stylishly refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lake District retreat. This pretty Lakeland slate cottage is only a stone’s throw from the absolute heart of Windermere village, next door to the popular Crafty Baa, with its amazing selection of beers and wines from around the world, and short drive to the shores of the lake – walkable too.
The sumptuous open-plan living space is made for sociable occasions or cosy evenings in by the warming woodburner and the two bedrooms are chic, with luxurious slate monsoon shower room - perfect. There is a pretty rear decked patio ideal for al-fresco living on sunny days and all this within a minute's stroll from the heart of bustling Windermere vibrant village. Windermere is an absolutely delightful historic market town, home to numerous enticing cafes, bars, restaurants and small independent shops as well as the excellent Booths supermarket.
It is the spiritual heart of "The Lakes" and is surrounded by a timeless landscape of beautiful unspoilt countryside, ancient stone-built villages and is home to some of England's finest scenery including the largest fresh water lake. If you like the outdoors you cannot help but fall in love with this region. Come and see for yourself - you will not be disappointed! This convenient bolt hole is a treat at any time of year; perfect for a special occasion or even a Lake District honeymoon.
Accommodation in detail
Plenty of nearby parking yet easy to unload right outside your cottage; enter the open-plan living space with sumptuous sofas to spread out by the warming fire, connect to your own Wi-Fi, and relax. The slate topped kitchen / dining area is open to the living space, complimented by the all necessary equipment and even a wine cooler, and therefore easy to admire the chef of the day!
There is access to the decked patio complete with furniture for a glass or two before going out! Upstairs to the two bedrooms; one double and one 5'2" wide bed which can be separated into two (2'6") single beds (ideal for children) should you require - so please say when booking - thank you.
This gorgeous Lake District cottage takes an enviable location; easily reached by car or by train and perfectly placed to explore Windermere village, Bowness and the delights of Lake Windermere without even having to use a car.
Windermere village is a lovely place to make yourself at home, with lazy cafes for breakfast, plenty of shops for stocking up the kitchen, traditional Lake District pubs and several restaurants to choose from. A number of superb walks begin nearby, including the easy ascent of Orrest Head which promises spectacular views to Lake Windermere from the top.
Walk or drive a couple of miles down the road and you'll reach bustling Bowness, a popular Lake District holiday destination offering sophisticated shopping, a range of restaurants and even a lively nightlife - from the cosy 'Hole int Wall' traditional pub to the trendy Bodegas & Sol tapas bar. From Bowness Bay, you can catch a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - what a way to explore without driving!
For touring by car, you'll find Windermere a great place to start. A famously scenic stretch of the A591 leads to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. Branch off into the Troutbeck Valley and take one of the most breathtaking scenic drives in the Lake District - over Kirkstone Pass to Ullswater.
1 5'2" wide bed (this room can be made as a twin, please specify your preference when booking)
Gorgeous Lakeland cottage
Central village setting
Gas central & underfloor heating
Luxurious slate monsoon shower room
Electric oven & gas hob
Fridge & freezer
Decked patio with garden furniture
1 minutes walk to village centre
TV's in both bedrooms