This substantial detached Lake District residence is a great place to spend precious time together with breathtaking panoramic views overlooking England’s largest lake, occupying an idyllic setting only a couple of miles from the village centre. The three story property has a feeling of a ‘Swiss chalet’ at first glance yet set overlooking Lake Windermere we know its exact location well!
The open – plan main living area has a views to die for, and access to the top floor large balcony, what a great place to enjoy al-fresco life. Outside are parkland style gardens open to neighbouring properties and inside the top floor has the very best view, where the living accommodation is found including the kitchen and a snug; there are 7 bedrooms and we advertise the property to accommodate 14 yet two of the double bedrooms have single beds also meaning 16 can stay here occasionally; these 7 bedrooms have 5 bathroom facilities to reduce queuing!
We think you will agree this is a sociable house in a choice setting and one where large families and friends can spread out yet be together. The area has everything you could wish for and bustling Bowness-on-Windermere will tempt you out to sample excellent restaurants and cuisine.
Accommodation in detail
Ample parking outside plus a useful garage. Entrance at ground floor level with a double bedroom and a twin bedroom plus a bathroom with shower over the bath. At this level is a cloakroom / 6th WC / wash basin. On the first floor is the open-plan living area with wrap around sofas by the warming woodburner and wall of glass leading out to the large balcony, complete with furniture and the wonderful view.
The living area is open to the huge dining table and a few steps up to the well equipped kitchen. On this level is what we call a 'snug' a great place to escape and watch a good film. Also on the first floor are 3 double bedrooms, two of which have en-suite bathrooms and both with showers over baths and one has a Jacuzzi bath. One of these double bedrooms has an extra single bed. There is also a shower facility on this level. The Mezzanine level has two further bedrooms, one double and one double with extra single bed for occasional use and these rooms have a bathroom with shower over bath.
This substantial Bowness holiday home takes a peaceful scenic location, just a short 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.
4 double bedrooms
2 family bedrooms with double and single beds
Superb architect design detached residence
Breathtaking lake & mountain views
An array of 5 bathrooms with invigorating showers
& baths (see text)
Cloakroom 6th WC / wash basin
Superb array of reception rooms
Verandah / balcony with breathtaking views
Electric range oven / hob
Fridges & freezer
Private parking for 5 cars/open bike storage under the balcony
Free form open garden with furniture
TV's and DVD's in reception areas plus TV's in all bedrooms