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Greenbank Cottage

Winster near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972537)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Ferris

    “Great holiday cottage in an ideal location to explore The Lakes.”

    Quiet location with approximately 10 acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands. Very friendly owner who greeted us with any advice required. Would definitely use again.

    Quiet location with approximately 10 acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands. Very friendly owner who greeted us with any advice required. Would definitely use again.


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  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
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The property

Greenbank Cottage is located in the peaceful village of Winster which is only 4 miles from Lake Windermere.

The cottage offers spacious family accommodation, perfect for a relaxing break at any time of year and for those bringing their dog the secure garden is waiting to be explored. Situated in an unspoilt corner of the Lake District on the edge of the quaint village of Winster, Greenbank Cottage is just four miles from the shores of Lake Windermere at Bowness.

Walks taking in the rolling green meadows and wooded hillside of this stunning valley are accessible right from the doorstep.

The nearby Brown Horse Inn is perfect for a well deserved glass of wine or hearty pub meal after a day walking.

One of Britain's finest arts and crafts houses, Blackwell is within two miles of Greenbank.

Spend the day here browsing the lakeside gardens and take in the intoxicating beauty of Lake Windermere. Greenbank Cottage has private extensive fenced woodland to the rear of the secured garden, making it perfect for those looking for a pet friendly holiday.

Views across the surrounding fells can be enjoyed from most windows and the cosy lounge is perfect for relaxing after a day exploring. The cottage is equipped to cater for your every need with electric storage heaters and comprises: Living/dining room with Sky TV and DVD player. Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. Twin bedroom. Shower room with walk in shower, hand basin and WC. First floor: Master double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. All electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot and highchair available. Private parking for 3 cars. There are two pubs close by and a leisure centre.


The cottage has three bedrooms, one ground floor twin, and upstairs a Master Double and Twin.


  • Heating; Electric Storage Heaters and Wood Burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Sky TV and DVD player
  • Wifi
  • Electric included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Private parking for three cars
  • Lawned and woodland fenced garden
  • 2 well behaved pets accepted
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop in Bowness
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Lake Windermere Lake 4 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

Please note: This property does not accept more than 2 week bookings.

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