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T'whit T'woo

Bowness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 951561)

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    • “The cottage had everything we needed. Set in quiet well maintained gardens with beautiful views of the lake and mountains and within a short distance of bowness and other villages. Amazing thankyou.”

    Mrs Lane, Ashton-under-Lyne, December 2018

    • “We were celebrating our wedding anniversary.We needed a break in peaceful surroundings,I like nature,my husband likes water,and we both like peace and quiet.So every box was ticked.Both were happy bunnies.The cottage was perfect,cosy and welcoming.(And my daughters tell me I am fussy)We fit in a few easy walks,(despite our age)also a trip on Windermere.The lake was beautiful and made us appreciate Gods wonderful creation,the scenery was outstanding.We did a shoping trip to Kendal,have to hit the shops at least once...Having the owners of our wee cottage not too far away.Roger@Ann was also reassuring,but not intrusive.Thankyou for our welcome was appreciated.The proseco was very nice.We made friends with the cat Bob,he visited us twice.We Have never been disappointed with any Sykes property’s.We would like to come back soon!!!Next year is a BIG anniversary...So watch this space..Thankyou Keith@Linda Halifax Yorkshire.xx”

    Mrs Wills, Halifax, November 2018

    • “First time visiting the Lake District and had the most amazing time , t’whit t’woo cottage was in the perfect location. It was lovely and quiet and had an amazing view , couldn’t of asked for a better place to stay . There is so much to see and do in the Lake District that I’m already planning on going back next year .”

    Miss Young, Kidderminster, August 2018

    • “This is a lovely comfortable and very well equipped cottage in a gorgeous location. It was great to see the wildlife and be close to Windermere lake and town. We’ve already booked to go back to T’Whit T’Woo and we recommend the cottage and Sykes.”

    Miss Lawford, Middlesbrough, July 2018

    • “A beautiful cottage, every thing has been done to a very high standard. The owner has thought of every thing, a welcome bottle of wine, milk, biscuits, even flowers, great. position of cottage perfect, lovely views the lake, a private jetty where you can just sit and watch the boats, or swim. There is know through road so its very peaceful.”

    Mr Stevenson, Chester Le Street, July 2018

    • “The cottage was exactly as described online and was lovely and comfortable with high quality furnishings and equipment. The setting was beautiful. Sykes kept us up to date and sent useful information prior to the holiday. Will definitely go back to T’Whit T’Woo and will recommend both the cottage and Sykes.”

    Mrs Rollins, Lincoln, June 2018

    • “A beautifully appointed cottage and milk & chocolate biscuits were thoughtfully provided for us on arrival.It was a delight to listen to the birds every morning instead of the constant traffic noise we have at home. Just one thing that I thought would have been helpful if provided - oven gloves.”

    Mrs Mitchell, BURY, May 2018


    Mrs Stevens, King's Lynn, May 2018

    • “I would highly recommend T'wit T'woo cottage. The location was perfect. The cottage itself was well equipped, extremely clean and decorated to a very high standard, making our stay very comfortable.”

    Mrs Parmenter, Bristol, March 2018

    • “Beautiful cosy cottage.The decor was to a very high standard and very tastefully done.Nice quiet location a little off the beaten track but close to windermere.Only a ten minute walk away. Loved every bit of our satay.”

    Mrs Swinbank, Huddersfield, March 2018

    • “Really beautiful views and lovely little place to stay very comfortable and cosy. Everything was lovely.”

    Miss Maddock, Stamford, February 2018

    • “Just a perfect little getaway we had a lovely time. location and views were gorgeous. Helpful owners. I would recommend and re visit this place.”

    Mr Jones, Manchester, December 2017

    • “The cottage was in a lovely location. The owner had thought of every possible thing you would need on holiday. We met the lovely owner who spent time with our daughter showing her where to look for the wild life. Very comfortable, modern, clean and can't wait to try and find time go back!”

    Mrs Hyde, Loughton, July 2017

    • “The property was very well equipped clean, and furnished to a high standard. Would recommend this property to friends”

    Mrs Dack, Poole, July 2017

    • “The cottage was beautiful, well equipped and comfortable. No problems.”

    Mrs Turner, Cirencester, June 2017

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
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  • Games Room
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The Property

T'wit T'woo is a ground floor cottage located in Windermere, Cumbria. The property was named in honour of the tawny owls which can be found on the estate. It has been renovated into a contemporary holiday home and rests in an elevated position within the Priory Manor Estate. Inside you will find an open-plan living area. The lounge has a large corner corner which can seat up to five people. This is the perfect place to relax at the end of a long day in front of the flat screen TV and the lovely electric woodburner to keep you nice and toasty. There is a dining area with seating for up to three people with views out the large windows overlooking the garden and the magnificent surrounding countryside. The kitchen has modern white units with a splash of colour in the purple walls between the counter and wall cupboards, giving this property a wealth of character. Down the hall there are two bedrooms; one double and one single, with a separate family shower room. The bedrooms have been designed with a selection of colourful artwork and bed linen to give the property a lovely homely feel. Outside there is a small stone area with a table, chairs and a bench provided. A wonderful chance to sit out of an evening with your loved one and watch the sun set with a bottle of champagne.Off-road parking is available for two cars. Windermere is home to a number of tourist attractions, including Orrest Head, a hill with sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. It is a magnificent sight to behold and is a must see. Also nearby is Wray Castle, a neo-Gothic 1800s castle featuring a child-friendly interior with play rooms, plus lakeside grounds for parents. T'wit T'woo is a lovely romantic cottage with a wealth of character set in the secluded countryside of Windermere.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect stove.


  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom and an electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, under counter fridge with ice compartment, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, washing machine, electric clothes airer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, digital radio, WiFi, selection of books
  • TV and DVD player in master bedroom as well
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Terrace with furniture
  • Shared use of communal grounds and jetty
  • Sorry no Pets
  • Sorry no smoking or Vaping
  • Shop and pub 15 mins walk
  • Note: Access to playing area and lake from cottage, children to be supervised
  • Note: Boats (launch at Ferry Nab) may moor on the jetty, however overnight mooring is not permitted
  • Note: Max occupancy 3 including infants.

Regional Information

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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