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Quarry House

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1064768)



Lakes Cottage Holidays rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing

* Based on a combined average customer score

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11 Customer Review(s)

  • Chris

    “Second time we have stayed here and won't be the last.”

    Lovely modern property with everything you need for a week away. Lots of space for 4 adults. Walking distance of shops,pubs and boats!. Well worth a stay.

    Lovely modern property with everything you need for a week away. Lots of space for 4 adults. Walking distance of shops,pubs and boats!. Well worth a stay.

    - Chris, February 2022


  • Across three floors
  • Three bedrooms with Smart TVs: 1 x king-size, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, towel rail and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Second-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge, 4 x Smart TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking permit available for one car
  • Enclosed balcony
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

Tucked away in a cluster of cottages at the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, Quarry House is a fabulous three-storey apartment providing the ultimate base from which to explore the Lake District.

Hosting three stylish bedrooms, this property is an ideal choice for a family or group of six who seek an unforgettable stay in this magnificent National Park.

Open up the charming front door and take the steep staircase up to the first floor, where you will be welcomed by a light and contemporary bathroom, serving both a double and a twin room just a few steps away.

Head down a second staircase to the ground floor and discover a homely double and a sophisticated shower room, or continue up to the second floor to find an attractive open-plan living space complete with a chic seating area decorated with bright and sumptuous sofas and an impressive Smart TV, as well as a fabulous kitchen hosting all the essential appliances and a sociable dining space.

Fling open the patio doors and step out onto the balcony, a wonderful spot to enjoy views across the fells and appreciate quality time spent with loved ones in this stupendous setting.

Grab your coats and pull on your shoes as you venture into the centre of town, stopping off at the local for a quick pint before choosing to dine in one of the areas finest restaurants.

Outdoor enthusiasts will be thrilled with days spend exploring the encompassing countryside, wandering along the breath-taking White Moss Walks or hiking to the peaks of Red Screes, Scafell Pike and Helvellyn, whilst avid historians explore the imposing Ambleside Roman Fort, the National Trust owned Hill Top and the fortress of Wray Castle, also owned by the National Trust.

Head out onto Windermere as you learn a new and exciting watersport, or take it easy with a scenic cruise.

Adventure awaits you at Stock Ghyll Force, Treetop Lake District and Rydal Cave, whilst Wordsworth Grasmere, Holehird Gardens and the World of Beatrix Potter are well-worth a visit.

Enjoy an animal encounter like never before at the Lake District Wildlife Park or meet friendly Llama at Alpacaly Ever After, over in Keswick.

Spend the day in the town of Kendal with attractions such as Kendal Castle, the Serpentine Woods and Castle Howe, or travel across to Coniston for a romantic ride on the National Trust owned Steam Yacht Gondola.

Make the most of quality time with loved ones on an adventure at Quarry House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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