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Walkers Rest

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972565)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Booth

    “The property was located in very close proximity to the Main Street in Windermere- just literally a minute or less away!”

    But it was so quiet - you couldn’t hear a thing! The property had a small courtyard with a wooden bench - private - not closed off completely for our dogs though, there was a flight of concrete steps leading up to the main door so we had to keep an eye on our two pups in case they escaped! But none the less perfect for us! The property was very well equipped with everything you could think of in the kitchen! The beds were VERY large & VERY comfy! I would say that the property had been updated ...

    But it was so quiet - you couldn’t hear a thing! The property had a small courtyard with a wooden bench - private - not closed off completely for our dogs though, there was a flight of concrete steps leading up to the main door so we had to keep an eye on our two pups in case they escaped! But none the less perfect for us! The property was very well equipped with everything you could think of in the kitchen! The beds were VERY large & VERY comfy! I would say that the property had been updated and modernised from some of the old reviews I had read in previous years! You could park one car at the rear of the property but we managed to reverse our Vauxhall Vivaro campervan into the space by the back gate. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

    - Mrs Booth, June 2021

The property

Walker's Rest is a luxurious town house situated in a central location close to the many shops bars, and restaurants in Windermere it is sure to appeal to holidaymakers who are looking for a quiet yet convenient holiday cottage from which to explore or relax in the Lake District.

The vibrant towns of both Windermere and Bowness hold enduring appeal for many visitors and have everything you could ever need during your holiday.

They boast a range of attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants, and pubs where many of the local ales may be sampled.

A 20 minute walk will take you down to the Lake and village of Bowness where you will find everything from rowing boats to hire, to the famous lake cruises on the Teal and Tearn to the various destinations around the lake.

Windermere is perfectly situated for exploring all regions, either by car or by bus and is also easily reached from the main line train station of Oxenholme.

This traditional Lakeland cottage is idyllically located in a quiet backwater in the heart of Windermere.

Walkers Rest has been stunningly refurbished blending traditional charm perfectly with modern chic style.

The decedent yet relaxed living room, is plumped with sumptuous furnishings.

This convenient and superbly stylish bolt hole is a treat at any time of year.

The cottage is gas centrally heated and comprises: Lounge with flat screen TV and window seat to the front. Master bedroom with double bed. Lower ground floor: Dining/kitchen with range master cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, T.V., washing machine and French doors to rear patio area. Bathroom with hand basin and WC. First floor.

Double bedroom. Twin bedroom with window seat. Shower room with large rain head shower, hand basin and WC. All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Parking for 1 small car. Patio with bench and potted plants Please note the fire shown in the lounge photos is for decoration only and cannot be used.

Summary

  • Set over 3 floors
  • Ground floor master bedroom with double bed, and living room with flat screen TV
  • Lower ground floor comprises kitchen/diner with access to paved courtyard
  • Downstairs bathroom with WC and basin
  • First floor double bedroom and twin bedroom, and shower room with WC and basin.
  • Gas central heating throughout
  • Rangemaster cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, TV, washing machine and iron in kitchen
  • Flatscreen TV, wifi
  • All gas and electric included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Allocated parking space for one car
  • Up to two pets allowed
  • Local shop two minutes away on foot, good selection of restaurants and pubs within walking distance.

About the location

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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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