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Holly Cottage - Bowness

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Holly Cottage is a cosy Lakeland cottage in a quiet location, away from the crowds, yet only a 5 minute walk from both Bowness village and Lake Windermere itself. Bowness has a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and bars providing an array of Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian and modern British food along with traditional pub food. It boasts a cinema, the Old Laundry Theatre, the World of Beatrix Potter, steamers across Lake Windermere along with lots of shops including Tesco Express and Co Op supermarkets. Going out for the evening for lunch is just a short stroll from Periwinkle Cottage. If you are feeling more energetic walks across the Dales way, Orrest Head, Sheriffs Wood, Post Knott, Biskey Howe, School Knot, Brantfell and a variety of cycle routes are all accessible without the nee...Holly Cottage is a cosy Lakeland cottage in a quiet location, away from the crowds, yet only a 5 minute walk from both Bowness village and Lake Windermere itself. Bowness has a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and bars providing an array of Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian and modern British food along with traditional pub food. It boasts a cinema, the Old Laundry Theatre, the World of Beatrix Potter, steamers across Lake Windermere along with lots of shops including Tesco Express and Co Op supermarkets. Going out for the evening for lunch is just a short stroll from Periwinkle Cottage. If you are feeling more energetic walks across the Dales way, Orrest Head, Sheriffs Wood, Post Knott, Biskey Howe, School Knot, Brantfell and a variety of cycle routes are all accessible without the need for a car. Hill Top Farm, Holker Hall, Grizedale, Wray Castle, Fell Foot Park, Brockhole Park, Sizeragh Castle, Blackwell Arts and Crafts House are all a short drive away. Holly Cottage has lots of charm and character with a woodturning stove in the open plan living/dining room with traditional stripped floor boards. The well equipped kitchen has an electric freestanding stove, dishwasher, microwave and fridge, a freezer and washer dryer is in the utility room leading off the kitchen down a flight of stairs. Patio doors open out from the dining area to a traditional Lakeland cottage courtyard garden which is perfect for al fresco dining. Upstairs to a kingsize double bedroom with views over the village towards Claife Heights with a twin bedded room which can be made into a kingsize double bed as and when needed by guests. There is a family bathroom with bath and shower overhead along with a separate WC. Holly Cottage has been refurbished, it has double glazing and gas central heating perfect for those winter get aways.The elegant living space and bedroom arrangements are spacious for two couples or a family. Holly Cottage is one of a suite 3 cottage available on Beresford Road. Please see listings for Jasmine Cottage and Periwinkle Cottage. Availability allowing they can be booked together for larger groups. If you're looking for a spacious but characterful Lakeland cottage then this is the place to relax and recharge your batteries, with the bustling delights of Bowness village only a few minutes' walk away. The peaceful position of Holly Cottage has on street parking available nearby. Holiday time is precious so Holly Cottage is equipped with everything you need to enjoy and relax. Wood, coal and kindling can also all be made available so that autumn/winter breaks are toasty. Please ask before your stay to arrange it. A travel cot and high chair are available for use, again please ask before you stay if you need either of these. We do not supply stair gates. Free WiFi is available along with a flat screen television and DVD player.Board games, DVDs, books and magazines are provided for you to enjoy. Short stays of 2 nights plus are available at short notice please email for more details. More
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About the Owner
Sarah L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed not far from the centre of Bowness in a lovely cottage. Everything we needed was there and we have stayed before in another cottage a few doors down. So it was good to return.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Linda Joyce E
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Holly Cottage is a 5 minute walk to Bowness village where is a wide selection of restaurants and bars providing an array of Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian and modern British food along with traditional pub food. Bowness boasts a cinema, the Old Laundry Theatre, the World of Beatrix Potter, ferries across Lake Windermere along with lots of shops including Tesco Express and Co Op supermarkets. There are lots of walks, School Knot, Brantfell, Post Knott, St Catherine's woods, Sheriff Wood and the Biskey Howe leading to the Dales way accessible by foot from Holly Cottage. Hill Top Farm, Holker Hall, Grizedale, Wray Castle, Fell Foot Park, Brockhole Park, Sizeragh Castle, Blackwell Arts and Crafts House are all a short drive away.
How to get there
Sat Nav Postcode: LA23 2JG Arriving along the A591 from the M6 - turn left into Windermere, travel along through Windermere for approx 0.5 miles. Goodley Dale school is on the right with Windermere Police Station on the left just after Craig Walk. Beresford road is on the left approximately 250yds after the police station. Holly Cottage is number 8 and approximately 2/3 along Beresford Road. There is a direct link by train from Manchester airport to Windermere. The station is a 5/10 minute taxi ride or 25 min walk from Holly Cottage. The 597 bus goes from Windermere train station in a circular route down through Bowness village.
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