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Brook Cottage

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042945)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Graeme

    “Really comfortable, cosy and clean cottage in a very convenient location.”

    Exactly as described with all facilities in good working order, comfortable beds and well equipped.

    - Graeme, May 2022


The property

Ideal for a couple or small family, this lovingly renovated character cottage is situated just on the edge of Windermere village and is within easy walking distance of all the village shops, pubs and restaurants, so no need to use the car on a daily basis. There are plenty of things to see and do close by - Lake Windermere is about a mile away on foot for lake cruises, boat hire and water sports and there are numerous walks from the door including Orrest Head, School Knott and the Dales Way. Also ideal for those wishing to travel by rail as Windermere Station is only about half a mile away. Accommodation: A few steps across the garden path to the front door. Enter into the lounge where there is a partly slate-tiled floor and room to leave coats and boots. The lounge has open fire, flat screen TV with integral DVD player and iPod dock, free wi-fi and views out to the garden. Dining kitchen has a good range of units in a country cottage style with tiled floor and stable door. Upstairs there are two bedrooms - one double and one twin both tastefully furnished. The twin room has a Victorian feature fireplace, and both rooms have wooden floors and rugs. Family bathroom has curved bath with rain shower over, also hand-held shower attachment, basin and wc. The property is very comfortably furnished with tasteful colour schemes throughout, pretty fabrics, wooden and tiled floors in most rooms, and carpet on the stairs. Gas central heating and hot water. Outside: Good sized enclosed garden and patio area with furniture to the front of the cottage, ideal for relaxing in the evening after a hard day sightseeing or walking. On street parking usually available immediately outside the house. Nearest pub 50 yards, shops etc in Windermere 5-10 minute walk.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair inc. On street parking
  • Enclosed garden patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note: Logs for woodburning stove are available locally

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas