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Fir Trees

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1063195)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “I am afraid there were a number of dissapointing things at Fir Trees.”


    We found the kitchen area very difficult as the owner had occupied 4 of the cupboards 2 which were locked and 2 which contained d.i.y equipment, paint ect. which shouldn't be in a kitchen.Especially with small children around. The cloth by the sink looked like a floor cloth surely if you can't offer a clean one don't leave one at all. The downstairs bedroom had an unpleasant smell which we think was coming from the bedding,it didn't help not being able to open a window in there.My only positive feed back would be the garden is very pretty.

    - Mrs Wiltshire, August 2021

The property

Step through the front door to the hallway with boot and coat cupboard, which leads to the bright, spacious, triple aspect, open-plan sitting room with dining area and kitchen. A large family size corner sofa sits in front of the TV and electric coal effect fire and the large family dining table is great for family breakfasts or celebration dinners. The large windows allow the light to flood in and the patio doors open to the garden and patio. The fitted kitchen is well appointed and the whole open plan layout gives the living accommodation a very social feel. The first of the four bedrooms is located on the ground floor with an ensuite shower room. The remaining three bedrooms are located on the first floor along with a family bathroom with bath with shower over. The house benefits from a pretty garden that wraps around the property and the patio is presented with outdoor dining furniture. There is an external utility room with washing machine and tumble drier and to the side of the property is private parking for three cars. Just a five minute walk from Fir Trees is the bustling village of Bowness on the shores of Lake Windermere with a great selection of pubs, bars and restaurants in addition to great local shops and amenities. Lake cruises operate all year round and there is a create choice of waterborne activities from sailing, canoeing and motorboat hire. The car ferry runs across the lake just 100 yards from the cottage and offers easy access to the mountain bike trails and great walking opportunities on the west side of Lake Windermere.


  • Four bedrooms: two with king size bed, one with double bed (ground floor) with ensuite shower room with shower basin and WC, one single
  • Family bathroom: bath with shower over, WC and hand basin
  • Open plan sitting area, dining area and kitchen, utility room.
  • Gas central heating, Smart TV, cooker with five ring gas hob, electric double oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, patio area with outdoor dining furniture
  • Wifi
  • Five minutes walk to shop and pub
  • Private parking for up to 3 cars

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About the location


Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

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