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Beech How Cottage

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972414)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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


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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Harris

    “If it wasn’t for the location, this property would have been a disappointment.”

    A previous comment from July regarding lack of baking trays still had not been rectified, the furniture was uncomfortable and cleanliness left a lot to be desired.

    A previous comment from July regarding lack of baking trays still had not been rectified, the furniture was uncomfortable and cleanliness left a lot to be desired.

    - Mrs Harris, October 2020

The property

Beech How Cottage sits in a prime location over looking Lake Windermere.

The gardens lead down to your own private lake frontage on the shores of the lake.

From most rooms stunning views of Lake Windermere can be enjoyed.

The cottage is an ideal base from which to enjoy the delights of Windermere and surrounding area on foot or for those who simply want to relax by the lake.

Located 2 miles from Bowness, you are ideally located to enjoy the wide range of shops, restaurants and beautiful scenery that the Lake District has to offer.

Lake Windermere Cruises depart from Bowness Bay and hire boats are readily available.

Ambleside, Coniston and Grasmere are all located within driving distance which will open up further opportunities to admire the scenery and enjoy many of the walks and cycle routes available. Beech How Cottage is situated in an enviable position on the outskirts of Bowness on Windermere.

With stunning views from most rooms overlooking Lake Windermere.

Meander through the wooded grounds to find your own private access to the Lake.

Here you can enjoy the awe inspiring scenery, watch boats sailing by or enjoy your very own private picnic.

The centrally heated accommodation comprises: Open plan dining kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Dining area with views to Lake Windermere. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower, hand basin and WC. Utility cupboard in the hallway, housing washing machine and tumble dryer. First floor: Lounge with Freeview TV, DVD player and views down to Lake Windermere. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom.

All with views down to Lake Windermere. Bathroom with hand basin and WC. All, oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi, cot and highchair available. Private driveway with parking for 3 cars. Terrace overlooking the lake to front of property Woodland to the side (carpeted with bluebells in season) with a pathway leading down to the lake shore. The gardens lead down to your own, private lake frontage on the shores of Lake Windermere.


  • 1 Ground floor super king, can be made into a twin (zip and Link), upstairs 1 double and 1 twin, 1 ground floor shower room and w.c., 1 upstairs bathroom with w.c
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine in hallway
  • Dining table with six chairs, Upstairs sitting room with comfortable sofas, Freeview TV, DVD player and Lake Views.
  • Heating
  • Central heating with radiators, Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Freeview TV, DVD player
  • Wifi
  • Payphone
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Ample off road parking
  • Extensive garden with lake frontage, patio area with Lake Views and dining furniture
  • Up to 4 well behaved pets accepted
  • Sorry no smoking.Shop 2 miles, Pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: Children should be supervised at all times as there is access to deep water

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.

Please note; There is a steep driveway going down towards the property.
Please note; There is a good housekeeping bond of £50

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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