Nestled on the outskirts of Windermere, with the glistening waters and commanding fells of the Lake District all around, is Kirkbank Cottage. This cosy, home-from-home offers families and friends a wonderful escape to a beautiful part of Cumbria. This is a superb holiday let boasting plush furnishings, modern colour schemes and spacious rooms, allowing you to fully relax on return from an adventure each day. The kitchen is well-appointed for the dining and living areas, with traditional-style units balanced with cream wall tiles. Get cosy by the open fire or find a quiet chair next to the woodburning stove and delve into a good book. Upstairs are three well-presented bedrooms, each thoughtfully decorated with feature fireplaces and ample storage units. The wooden-clad family bathroom offers vintage gold taps and natural light streaming in through the window. Take yourselves out into the garden on a balmy afternoon and enjoy a drink on the patio, surrounded by mature shrubs. This is the ideal location to bring your family for a fun-filled holiday, with beautiful landscape scenery each way you turn. There is a whole wealth of lakeside activity awaiting you, as well as walking, cycling and visits to historic sites. Explore the historic villages of Grasmere and Ambleside, and even brave a climb to the top of Scaffel Pike in the Southern Fells. This is a splendid getaway bordered by sweeping countryside and plenty to see and do.
Three bedrooms. 1 x king size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin with an en-suite shower, basin (no toilet). Bathroom with a bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with dining area with a woodburning stove. Second sitting room with an open fire.
BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE 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.
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