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Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1040490)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Review(s)

  • Margaret

    “Nice little flat in a good location.”

    Had everything we needed for the two of us for the week. Quiet area even though we were close to the middle of the town.

    Had everything we needed for the two of us for the week. Quiet area even though we were close to the middle of the town.

    - Margaret, April 2022

    Thank you for visiting Aucuba and for taking the time to review your holiday. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Property Owner

The property

Sitting in a central location from which to explore the Lake District National Park, Aucuba makes a fantastic holiday home for a couple seeking to be at the centre of the bustling action of Bowness-on-Windermere.

Resting on the second floor, this homely apartment is the ultimate romantic retreat, with plenty to explore on your doorstep.

Make your way up the communal staircase and through the front door of your holiday home to be greeted by a warm and welcoming aura.

Make your way into the kitchen to find your complimentary bottle of wine, noticing the good range of appliances settled amongst the room's sleek units.

Moving through into the living/dining room you will find a dining table where you can sit and enjoy your romantic meals, along with a plush, purple sofa sitting adjacent to the Freeview TV where you can snuggle up together at watch your favourite films.

The sofa also doubles up as a convenient sofa bed, offering you a flexible sleeping arrangement as well as the perfect place to wind down in the evenings for a relaxing night indoors.

Move through into the double bedroom as you begin to tire, with the blue colour scheme offering a calming aura and a sense of tranquillity to rest your head amongst.

Begin your mornings in the bathroom, choosing from either a bath or shower to freshen up with, and make your way out to explore the wonders of the Lake District.

The local area of Bowness-on-Windermere is home to a wide host of amenities, from the simplicities of shops and eateries settled amongst its scenic waterfront where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll or dive into a new watersport, as well as attractions such as The World of Beatrix Potter and the Royalty Cinema sitting at the foot of the apartment, you won't have to travel far to find excitement.

Nearby Kendal is home to a wider selection of amenities, making it a wonderful day trip for any special occasion, as well as hosting a wide selection of historical attractions including its castle, the Kendal Museum, the Quaker Tapestry Museum and more.

In easy reach of the coast and being encompassed by the countryside, Aucuba makes an extremely scenic base for you holiday to Cumbria.


  • All on the second floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and sofa bed
  • Electric wall heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio/CD player, WiFi, selection of books, games, CD's and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for one car in front of garage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants within 0.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas