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Thyme Cottage

Bowness-on-Windemere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972421)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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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
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Roy

    “A really comfortable and lovely apartment.”

    The location was just perfect for exploring the Lake District.

    The location was just perfect for exploring the Lake District.

    - Roy, May 2022

    Thank you for your comments. We are really pleased you liked Thyme Cottage. Property Owner

The property

Located in a quiet area just off the main street in Windermere, Thyme Cottage is sure to appeal to those looking for a quiet central base from which to explore the delights of this beautiful village with shops, bars, restaurants and train and bus links within walking distance. Windermere is one of the most popular villages to visit in the Lake District, hosting an array of shops, pavement cafes, pubs, bars, restaurants and walks galore, offering something to offer for all tastes.

The village has excellent travel links with the bus and train station only a five minute walk from the apartment meaning you can leave your car at home while you travel further afield to some of the most scenic walks in the country.

Bowness bay is close by where you can enjoy a vibrant village atmosphere with a host of visitor attractions including, The Famous World of Beatrix Potter, lake cruises which sail the length of Windermere, relax aboard whilst you admire the magnificent views along the way or stop off at the neighbouring villages of Ambleside and Brockhole.

Whatever your choice, wonderful memories will be created. This charming, modern, well equipped, ground floor apartment is set back in a lovely quiet area with the advantage of private parking and an open garden to the front, perfect for relaxing after a long day on the fells. The gas centrally heated apartment comprises: Spacious open plan living area; lounge with two leather reclining chairs with large TV and DVD player.

Dining table with seating for two. Kitchen with electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine Bedroom with king size bed. Bathroom with underfloor heating, monsoon shower over bath, hand basin and WC. All electric, bed linen and towels included. Private parking for 1 car. Garden with furniture. Please note this property does not accept children or infants.


  • Ground floor apartment
  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size double
  • Bathroom with bath, monsoon shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Open plan sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine,TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Private front garden with furniture
  • Shop and restaurant 1 min, pub 2 mins
  • Note: Children are not allowed at this property.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £75.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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