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Dizzy Duck

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972683)

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    • “For the most part everything was fine, just a few minor points which would improve things for others. There was no oven glove -- important for self catering! Some of the springs in one settee had gone and was a bit uncomfortable. A larger washing airer would be useful as the small one given is not enough for a family's washing esp if there are children. It might not always be possible to dry washing on the small line outside. The beds were very comfy, but fitted sheets would be better It was a bit difficult for 4 people to sit round the table and have room to move, if 5 were there, as the house can sleep, it would I think be very awkward. However, we were lucky to get parked in the street and the location was excellent right in the heart of the town, so close to shops for groceries and treats like icecream! We had a good holiday at Dizzy Duck.”

    Mrs Robertson, Dundee, July 2018

    • “The parking was difficult at times even though it was out of main season”

    Mrs Cooper, Coventry, June 2018

    • “The cottage was lovely and very comfortable. It’s location was ideal but parking was horrendous and only one parking permit was available when the literature said two would be available. Whilst the cottage was nice, the location of the main lounge and kitchen being on the lower ground was not good. There was a feeling of damp and even on hot days (we had excellent weather) we had to dress for winter in the evening as the lounge was ridiculously cold. If the heating was used the rest of the house was oppressively hot. The fire failed to heat the lounge and overall this really spoilt our overall experience of the cottage.”

    Mrs Bardsley, Rochdale, May 2018

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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The Property

Dizzy Duck Cottage is a charming, mid-terrace cottage, set in a quiet cul-de-sac but centrally located in the trendy town of Windermere. There are many shops, bars and restaurants literally just around the corner. This cosy, well-equipped cottage is set over three floors with two separate sitting rooms, two bath/shower rooms, kitchen/dining room and three bedrooms.
The towns of Bowness, Windermere and Ambleside provide a range of attractions with delightful walks and viewpoints, many types of boating and lakeside experiences, cinemas and theatres and the likes of the World of Beatrix Potter.
The layout of the double glazed and centrally heated accommodation is as follows:

Ground Floor: (access to road and permit parking).
Hallway with boot and coat area.
Second Sitting Room with electric fire, Flat Screen TV and DVD player.
Double bedroom.

Lower Floor Ground Floor: (access to small enclosed rear yard)
Kitchen/Dining Room with electric oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and dining table for 6 people.
Sitting room with a feature fireplace and gas fire, 40 inch wall mounted Smart TV and music system.
Shower room with combi boiler fed shower, basin and WC.

First Floor:
Family bathroom with electric shower over bath, basin and WC.
Master bedroom.
Single bedroom.
Boiler cupboard with washing machine.

All gas, electric, bed linen and towels are provided.
Highchair provided.
Broadband, Wi-Fi provided.

On street parking permits for 1 car on specified local roads on a first come, first served basis.
Small rear yard with garden furniture and outside tap for muddy paws.
No Smoking
Conveniently located to all Windermere's attractions including railway station and bus routes.
Cinema and lake approximately 25 minutes walk or 3 minutes by bus or car.

PLEASE NOTE A £50 refundable good housekeeping bond is payable.


Accommodation over 3 floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x master double room on first floor, 1 double room on ground floor, 1 x single on first floor. First-floor family bathroom with shower over bath, WC and basin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom on the ground floor. Kitchen with dining area. Boiler cupboard with washing machine on first floor. Lower ground floor main sitting room with feature fireplace and a wood burning stove. Ground floor additional sitting room.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire and electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer and washing machine
  • One Smart TV with catch-up and one TV with Freeview and DVD
  • Music system, Wifi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair provided
  • On-street parking, private garden, 1 well-behaved dog welcome, no smoking
  • Pub and shops 2-minute walk
  • Lake Windermere 25-minute walk
  • A £50 refundable good housekeeping bond is payable
  • Note: Max 5 adults
  • Note: This property only has 1 parking permit.

Regional Information

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE Windermere Train Stain 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
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.