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    Property description
    Bowness-on-Windermere
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
    A converted 16th century farmhouse, this house offers a unique opportunity to stay in a listed, traditional Lakeland home. The property retains some rare original features such as oak panelling between the bedrooms, an original 16th century open fire range and spice cupboard in the sitting room and oak stairs, whilst having the benefit of modern comforts such as fitted kitchen and bathroom and freeview TV.
    The property has been maintained as a holiday cottage by the current owners family for a number of generations.

    There are stunning views over Lake Windermere and the surrounding hills as well as a secluded, private garden to the rear of the property, offering the opportunity for barbeques and relaxing in the peaceful countryside.
    The traditional, adjacent barn has an original wooden sp...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Ground floor:
    Living room with beams and open fire traditional range.
    Dining room with lovely window seat over looking the garden.
    Kitchen with fitted cooker and storage cupboards.

    First floor:
    3 bedrooms: 2 double, one with additional single, 1 single.
    Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
    Listing #HL149491 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 117.0 km
    Railway: Windermere: 4.0 km
    Ferry: Heysham: 38.0 km
    Car: A short 15 minute drive from the M6 motorway, Junction 36, a 5 minute drive from Bowness. Full directions will be sent to you on booking.

    Rail:Windermere railway station is approximately 5 miles away from the cottage. Regular trains link Windermere with Oxenholme station on the main Euston/West Coast line. Journey times: London=less than 4 hours, Manchester=less than 1.5 hours, Edinburgh=less than 4 hours, Birmingham=less than 2.5 hours and Newcastle=less than 3 hours.

    Sea: Our nearest ferry port is Heysham, with regular links from Belfast and The Isle of Man. Liverpool and Holyhead ports have regular links from Belfast and Dublin and Newcastle and Hull ports link from Northern Europe.

    Air: The Lake District is served by various neighbouring airports, although our nearest and mos...
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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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selfieme
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We have stayed at Bellman houses many times and have always enjoyed the amazing location and lovely old original features of the house. The updated kitchen and new bathroom have really enhanced our stay this year (new photos needed). Plus new heating has made it lovely and cosy. We will be back! more

Management response:

Thank you very much for posting a review, glad you like the refurbishments. We hope to welcome you back again soon! more

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Sarah W
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We stayed here with a 7, 5 and 2 year old in not very nice weather over New Year. The cottage is full of character with lovely big bedrooms, original oak paneling and a cosy open fire. The kitchen and bathroom are newly fitted out (so different and much more modern than the pictures on the website) and well equipped... more

Management response:

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and liked the alterations we have been making. I'm sorry the fuel costs were high, we are in the process of fitting oil central heating which should reduce this in the future. We hope to see you back again. more

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lakesled
Wirral, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The cottage has been appropriately restored and furnished and has a sense of history. It is comfortable and relaxing and was a real pleasure to visit. The resident sheep were friendly and enjoyed looking in the windows at us, as we were looking out at them. It is away from all the noise and bustle of Bowness, while being within... more

Management response:

Thank you for reviewing our house, I'm so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay! We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future. more

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Listed since : Feb 2011
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Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 35 days ago
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