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Mrs Tiggywinkles

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972586)

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  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

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Reviews

    • “Perfect !”
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    • “Just returned from this amazing holiday let in Windermere...As detailed in the photos, this is an immaculate rental in the heart of Windermere town . It had everything our family needed, and it was refreshing that everything worked ! This rental has been well looked after and maintained to a high standard by the owner. Windermere is a great location for all activities , and we were lucky enough to climb Helvellyn, Catbells , and kayaking on Ullswater. I would definitely recommend this property to my family and friends, and we hope to return soon. Thanks Jo !”

    A TripAdvisor Member, October 2017

    • “Excellent location, super cottage & parking”
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    • “We stayed at Mrs Tiggywinkles over Easter and couldn't fault it. The cottage is set back just off the High Street but is quiet with the added advantage of parking which is a bonus in the lakes. The property is bright, warm, modern and well equipped with everything we needed including wifi, we had plenty of room to spread out. The bathroom and ensuite both had good showers with plenty of hot water, essential after a long walk. We used the local bus 599 to Grassmere and the train to Kendal both regular services and ideal as the station is just a short walk from the cottage. We would definitely book again.”

    JillFP, Leicester, United Kingdom, April 2017

    • “Gem”
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    • “Cracking 2 bedroom apartment in the centre of Windermere. It's just off the main road close enough to all the shops and restaurants, but far enough so u don't hear the traffic. Has its own parking space. The house is fully equipped with everything u need. The property is in college court. Will definitely stay here again”

    David F, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, August 2016

    • “Perfect”
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    • “Mrs Tiggywinkles is lovely and clean, very spacious and in a perfect location for your holiday. I would recommend to a friend and we will definitely return in the near future.”

    Zenahunt3010, Telford, United Kingdom, July 2016

    • “Lovely apartment and location”
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    • “We booked last minute and arrived on the day we booked. The apartment was in a great central but quiet location and was ready for us with a lovely Easter welcome tray. It is nicely decorated with new (hotel-like) bathroom and en-suite. We all felt comfortable and cosy here after a day walking with just enough sunshine but plenty of rain too!”

    E M, April 2016

    • “Lovely accommodation in great location”
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    • “We've just returned home from a 5 day break in the Lakes and had the pleasure of staying at this spotless, cosy apartment. It's right in the centre of Windermere, so all the cafes, restaurants and shops are right on your doorstop, however inside the property it's very peaceful. It even has its own parking space. I would highly recommend staying here, it's a great base and a pleasure to come back to after a day's walking!”

    JaneBexhill, Bexhill, March 2016

    • “Lovely accommodation”
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    • “Mrs Tiggywinkles is delightful. The accommodation is spotless, bright, modern, cozy and comfortable, with every amenity accounted for. . We enjoyed a fabulous few days there. It is very, very conveniently situated, close to the village, shops and restaurants, no need for a car. We would highly recommend and we will definitely be returning very soon.”

    OBJ97, March 2016

    • “Excellent neighborhood rental”
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    • “A little hard to find at first, but a really conveniently located apartment. Comfortable living room with two sofas. Well equipped kitchen. One full bath downstairs but then both bedrooms up, one of which has an ensuite bathroom, very tiny but nicely done and looks rather new. Can walk to everywhere in town from here. Floors and stairs very creaky. We really enjoyed our stay here and wouldn't hesitate to stay again.”

    Skm4444, Cleveland, Ohio, January 2017

    • “Great accommodation”
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    • “This was my first holiday let booking and it didn't disappoint. I booked 3 nights for my husbands birthday treat with 2 friends. The accommodation was perfect, modern clean house with parking. Very clean and easy to get the key, we didn't see the owner which was fine but we didn't receive the mentioned welcome tray which was a shame. There were down points, the accommodation is apparently 15 minutes(ish) from the lake, I would say it's more 20-30 minutes, Windermere village where the house is is much quieter than Bowness and there aren't many pubs (3 or 4 that we found) 1 was a cocktail bar with lovely food, the queens which was a bit dingy and a couple of hotel bars, in hindsight I would have booked for Bowness and had more variety on my doorstep. Also the few cafes that were close to us didn't do a full English breakfast??? We cooked bacon sandwiches in the house 2 mornings but on the departure day left hungry as we couldn't get a breakfast. The house is a 2 storey flat above a ground floor flat which means you worry about noise travelling below and the house is noisy anyway for a new build, very creaky floor boards, noisy running water and even the sofa creaks lol, also if you smoke outside the front door you worry about noise to the bedroom on the ground floor as well. I don't mean to sound complaining, the accommodation is lovely, but these are all factors that would make me look elsewhere if we were to return to Windermere. I would say book in Bowness to be closer to the lake and have a better form of accommodation.”

    Sparky1980, Birmingham, January 2016

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    • “Home from home in a good central location.2nd visit and would return again”

    Mr Banks, Leeds, July 2018

    • “Well situated property, adequately equipped. ideal holiday apartment.”

    Mr Mirfin, Ashford, June 2018

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  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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The Property

Centrally located in the heart of Windermere with an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance, Mrs Tiggywinkles is the ideal location for a romantic break at any time of the year.

The delightful picturesque village of Windermere is the perfect location for a Lake District break at any time of the year, offering traditional Lakeland tea rooms where you can sit and enjoy afternoon tea while watching the world go by, along with contemporary bars, shops, international restaurants and art galleries which are all a minute’s walk from the doorstep. The famous village of Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere are a delightful 15 minute walk away and host the Beatrix Potter Exhibition, lake ferry trips and watersports and historic houses and gardens. The Aquarium of the Lakes, Haverthwaite Steam Railway and many other visitor attractions are just a short drive following the shores of the lake.

Mrs Tiggywinkles is a contemporary and delightfully decorated first and second floor apartment tucked away just off the main thoroughfare of the village in a courtyard of similar properties. Distant views to the surrounding fells can be enjoyed from the master bedroom. Stylishly presented with a contemporary theme throughout the apartment provides a perfect base whatever the time of year.

The first and second floor apartment is heated by a Nevo Rointe electric central heating system and comprises:

Open plan lounge/diner with contemporary furnishings, TV, DVD player and dining table.
Kitchen with gas hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
Bathroom with shower over Heritage bath, Heritage wash basin and WC.


Second floor: Double bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
Twin bedroom.


All gas, electric and bed linen included.
Private parking for one car.
Shared garden with garden furniture
£50 refundable breakage deposit payable.
There is a launderette just across the road.
Note: Not suitable for children under 12 years.


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Accommodation

First and second-floor duplex. Two bedrooms on second floor: 1 x double with en-suite shower room, wash basin and WC; 1 x twin bedroom. First floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.

Amenities

  • Nevo Rointe electric central heating system
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen provided
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 mins walk
  • Lake Windermere cruises 15 mins walk
  • Launderette 50 yards
  • Note: The apartment is not suitable for children under 12 years old
  • Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £50

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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.