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Snowdrop Cottage

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1027179)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Tim

    “Very good property in a great location.”

    Only concerns was lack of parking at the weekend for the property as street parking was a little hit and miss

    Only concerns was lack of parking at the weekend for the property as street parking was a little hit and miss

    - Tim, May 2022

The property

Snowdrop Cottage is a stunning mid-terrace cottage, located in Bowness-on-Windermere, just a short walk from the shops, restaurants and lake.

Perfect for those wishing to park the car and easily access all Bowness and Windermere have to offer just a short walk away. Located in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Snowdrop Cottage is a pretty and contemporary setting for your next family adventure, within easy reach of Windermere and Ambleside.

Upon entering the property, there is an inviting living/dining room, with large bay window allowing in plenty of light, plus a spacious dining table situated beside the woodburning stove, making a lovely place to enjoy an evening meal with your loved ones.

After dinner, grab a spot on the sofa and flick on the gas fire as you watch television and relax.

Continuing into the well-equipped kitchen, assisting you with your self-catering needs, whether you are cooking up a storm or preparing a picnic, there is also a handy dishwasher and washing machine.

Moving upstairs, there is a gorgeous king-size bedroom with a feature fireplace and white furnishings, giving the space a homely feel.

Enjoy the inviting twin bedroom with a marvellous feature fireplace and storage to unpack any personal belongings, as well as a well-lit bathroom with the choice of bath and shower, and a ring-light mirror.

To finish the first floor, you will find a welcoming dressing room close to the bathroom, with a dressing table, mirror, hanging space and an armchair so you can get ready for your day in style or use as a quiet retreat to relax with a book.

Outside there is on-street parking and a small front garden with a bench to sit and watch the world go by with your morning coffee, as well as an enclosed rear patio with table and chairs, creating a sun-trapped space to enjoy some alfresco dining.

The town of Bowness-On-Windermere provides a selection of pubs, bars, shops and eateries, as well as some local attractions such as The World of Beatrix Potter museum and the Old Laundry Theatre, an intimate theatre that shows films, comedy nights, musical performances of all genres and informative lectures.

From Bowness Bay and onto Lake Windermere, there is plenty of choice for boat rides, boat hire and trips right up to Ambleside, all with beautiful views of the surrounding national park.A short walk away is the superb sister town of Windermere, popular with tourists for of its range of amenities, family-friendly jetty museum and the picturesque Orrest Head viewpoint, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, and you can embrace the breath-taking lake views and fells.

For the more adventurous, there is the opportunity to get involved in a variety of water sports and mountain biking, as well as the popular Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Park and Brokehole Treetop Trek.Snowdrop Cottage is ideally situated to explore the area, whether by foot, bike or car, and is a short distance away from Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain.

Also in the area, and all equally worth a visit, is Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, Ullswater, Kendal and Keswick.

For an excellent base whilst you explore the Lake District, choose Snowdrop Cottage.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Dressing Room/ Reading Room
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove and gas fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking
  • Front garden with patio, gravel and bench and an enclosed rear patio with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.1 mile

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