AUCUBA, Bowness on Windermere

Windermere, Cumbria & Lake District
Property Ref: 817293 stars
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1

In a Nutshell

  • One bathroom
  • No Garden
  • Private parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub within walking distance


Aucuba Apartment boasts a fantastic location in the heart of Bowness on Windermere in a quiet residential area, with its own private parking space and garage. It is only a short stroll to the shores of Lake Windermere and has all the amenities on its doorstep. It is ideal for a couple looking for a central base to stay in this popular lakeland village.

The picturesque town of Bowness is set on the eastern shores of Lake Windermere. The quaint cobbled streets of the town centre are filled with a rich variety of international restaurants, coffee shops and delicatessens. A short stroll from the centre will bring you to the shores of the lake where you can enjoy a host of water based activities whatever the season. Hire a rowing boat and admire the magnificent scenery at your own pace or luxuriate in the comfort of travelling on the Lakeland Steamer. Some of the areas most scenic walks are easily accessible from Bowness. A short ascent up nearby Gummers How will reward you with stunning panoramic views or cross the lake by ferry and enjoy a waterside walk to Wray Castle.

Aucuba is ideally located just a stones throw away from the town centre yet set back enough to enjoy a feeling of quietness and has the advantage of a private parking space. This contemporary and stylish second floor apartment is the perfect place to relax after days spent soaking up the beauty of The Lake District.

The property is heated by electric heaters and comprises:

  • Open plan lounge/diner with Freeview TV, DVD player, radio/CD player and double sofa bed.

  • Kitchen with electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.

  • Double bedroom.

  • Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.

  • All electric, bed linen and towels included.

  • Wi-Fi available.

  • Sorry no cot or high chair available.

  • Private garage and parking space for one car.

  • Welcome pack of wine, milk, coffee, tea and biscuits on arrival.

  • Please note strictly no pets.

PLEASE NOTE Cancellation Protection is available, please ensure this meets your requirements prior to adding to your booking. Spa Treatments in the comfort of your holiday cottage can be added to your holiday reservation. To ensure these are available for your holiday, these must be booked and paid in advance.




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  • Couldn't wish for a better base for the Lakes. Lovely and clean. Welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, wine and fantastic biscuits. Loved the flat. Meticulously planned, towels, soap etc. Couldn't wish for anything else. Many thanks to all involved - owner, cleaner & office.

    Pete & Sue Wells

  • Top notch accommodation! Well situated in town centre, easy access to shops, restaurants, pubs etc. Aucuba is a perfect base to explore South Lakes.

    Bronwen & Adrian Thomas

  • Fab time, could not of wished for anything better. Beautiful place, well situated. Thanks again for welcome pack, much appreciated.

    Jonathan, Kerry, Zach & Izzy Cooke

  • We have had another lovely break here at Aucuba. We love its central location, so easy to just leave the car in the garage and walk to the shops, buses and boats. The apartment was as good as we remembered it, the extras are greatly appreciated.

    Barry & Hilary Harris

  • Had a lovely few days break. The flat was spotlessly clean and it was great to be able to make a cup of tea and have a biscuit when we arrived. The location was perfect.

    Jeff & Sarah Higgins

  • Super apartment in a superb location. My first time in the 'Lakes'. Wow! Also many thanks for the welcome tray, a very nice personal touch.

    Ivo Svoboda

  • 29/12/15 – 02/01/16 – Well Aucuba was everything we expected and more. So well equipped we didn’t have to worry about a thing, perfect location and just generally an amazing stay . Bowness itself is a lovely place and we were thrilled when we visited Brantfell & Sour the 360o view. Thank you for providing us with a perfect place to stay over the New Year. – Thomas & Amy

    King Family

  • 28/08/15 - 01/09/15 First stay in the Lakes & we were so lucky to find this extremely clean & well positioned apartment. The garage was a huge bonus for our bikes. Many thanks Sue & Kev Hall

    The Hall Family

  • 1/10/2015 – We arrived on Sunday morning to this beautiful apartment it’s in a great location and very quiet. We have visited places we have never been due to the location. John & Andrea Abbott

    The Abbot Family

  • 14th - 18th Oct 2015- The apartment is in an ideal location & yet in the middle of the town. It’s very quiet but the apartment is very smart & spotlessly clean, very well equipped. Good base for getting out & about – Cliff & Tina Chester

    The Chester Family

  • 23rd Oct - Simply Fabulous. Wonderful apartment have had such fun – Maggie & Paul Gilbert

    The Gilbert Family

  • 28/10 - 01/11 2015 – This was our 3rd visit and the apartment was as clean and well presented as the other times. A real find – Clive & Barbara Gill

    The Gill Family

  • What a fabuous stay! Firstly thank you for making the apartment so fantastic for our stay. There was everything we could possibly need and want - including small scrabble for our holiday championship! Everything was immaculate and so comfy! All in all it's been a fabulous trip and a pleasure to come home to Aucuba every nights. Thank you for the welcome tray, it was most definately welcome! We very much hope to return and will certainly be recommending it to friends and family.

    Vicky & Rob