Mrs Puddleducks is a characterful cottage located in the centre of Windermere. With hot tub, sleeping five it is ideal for families or groups of friends who are looking for a central base in the Lake District from which to explore, yet with all modern day amenities Windermere has to offer on the doorstep. This cottage has recently been refurbished to a high standard and now includes a hot tub.
Located in the heart of Windermere village, Mrs Puddleducks is perfectly placed to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the individual local shops, classy cafes and international restaurants. A short climb up Orrest Head, the first Lakeland summit to be visited by Alfred Wainwright, offers stunning views taking in the length of Lake Windermere and surrounding fells. Popular walks over School Knott and The Dales Way are also accessible from the doorstep. Lake Windermere is only a mile away, here you can enjoy lakeshore picnics at Miller Ground, spend the day aboard a steamer or take a ferry trip across to Sawrey and visit Hillside the former home of Beatrix Potter.
Mrs Puddleducks is a traditional Lakeland stone, mid terrace, three story cottage which provides a welcoming, modern holiday home feel with carefully chosen furniture and characterful wooden floors. The lower ground floor seating area has french doors which lead out on to an enclosed paved patio area which is ideal for sitting and enjoy a well earned glass of wine after a long day on the fells or relaxing in the hot tub.
The cottage is gas centrally heated and comprises:
Lower ground floor: Dining kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge.
Sitting room with wall mounted plasma TV and French doors leading to patio terrace with hot tub.
Ground floor: Lounge with Freeview TV and DVD player.
Shower room with shower, hand basin and WC.
Bunk bedroom with wall mounted TV.
First floor: Double bedroom with TV and small en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
Double bedroom with TV and small en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
All gas, electric, bed linen and towels are included.
Cot and highchair available.
Private parking for one car and parking permit for additional car.
Enclosed patio area with garden furniture and hot tub.
Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor bunk bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Lower ground floor kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.
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.
This property offers the following short breaks: