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3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom, mountain views, south facing garden, ideally located Brookwood, built in 1904, is one half of a substantial Edwardian property; which has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated by the owner, who lives next door. The house retains many of the period features, with high ceilings, large and very spacious rooms and sash windows. It is maintained, equipped and cleaned to high standard. It is ideally situated at the corner of a quiet residential private drive, with Lake Windermere and town center within easy walking distance.
Sorry No Pets
Furnishings are comfortable in a traditional style. Coordinated fabrics and décor with many personal touches complete this delightful property, ideal for a memorable Lakeland holiday. Fitted carpets upstairs and in the lounge, with other floors being of original wood boards or tiles. Selection of DVDs, books and maps supplied.
Rear entrance into hallway - storage for outdoor gear and boots etc. Downstairs shower room with basin and WC
The newly fitted and well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar leads though into the separate dining room with original wooden flooring and decorative fireplace.
Small second hallway has a door to the garden.
The large spacious sitting room to the front of the house has high bay windows overlooking the garden (TV, DVD, gas feature fireplace).
The stairs divide at the top - to the front you will find a spacious corner double bedroom with lovely lake views, king-size bed and a wealth of fitted cupboards. Both windows overlook the garden and the trees beyond. Good sized “L” shaped single room.
To the other side of the stairs, a large twin room has a decorative arched window and outlook into the tree lined lane. Family bathroom (P-bath with shower over, basin and WC).
Good sized private mature garden, laid to lawn with shrubs and flowerbeds.
Garden furniture provided to take advantage of the sunny and south-facing aspect to relax after returning from a long day walking the fells or sightseeing. Stone outbuilding suitable for the storage of bikes and walking gear.
Safe off road parking for two cars.
Grading 4 Stars
Close to lake & shops
Quiet residential area
Large sunny garden, with furniture
Access Statement available on request
Short Breaks are available during Autumn and Winter or last minute if not booked.
Sorry no pets • no smoking • no children under 7 • duvets/beds made up for arrival • electric cooker and hob • dishwasher • microwave • fridge • freezer • auto washer • dryer • gas central heating and hot water • fuel included April—September; up to £50 included October—March excess charged by meter reading • towels available (please order) • parking in the drive • shops and lake within easy walking distance.
1st Class Property
By Simon Isbill on 28-Jul-2018
First class accommodation close to the centre of town, just a short walk up the hill, close to amenities and the lake. Property is spacious and nicely laid out with a pleasant garden.
Spacious Comfortable home ideal location
By Sedona on 19-Nov-2017
Ruth was a very welcoming host and made our stay go smoothly. The home fitted our needs perfectly with three bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a well equipped kitchen and a large lounge looking out on the beautiful garden. We were able to walk to the village that has good shops and restaurants. Everything was very clean and well decorated.
Very well kept spacious property a real home from home
By Louise on 09-Sep-2017
The property is ideally situated within easy walking distances to Bowness the cottage is very roomy with a lovely sitting room overlooking a well kept garden bedrooms are cosy and 2 large bathrooms. On arrival milk tea coffee and biscuits were provided a lovely gesture
Good Quality accommodation in quiet part of Bowness
By James H on 02-Sep-2017
Property had everything we needed including off street parking, tranquility, WiFi. Close enough to the town centre to walk to the pubs and restaurants. Bowness is a good place to stay with good views of lake Windermere and central enough to do some walks or trips out with the kids.
Spacious, Clean Great location
By Claire Sawyers on 28-Aug-2017
I would thoroughly recommend this cottage. Our family stayed here in August and the cottage is perfectly located in Bowness on Windermere. It is a steep walk into the town centre and Lake Windermere but takes less than 5 minutes. This meant we were easily in reach of the restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops in Bowness without having to take the car. We also took a boat trip to Ambleside, again having a car free day. Brookwood Cottage is far bigger than the pictures show - it is light, airy and spacious. Beds were all very comfortable and plenty of storage space in each bedroom. Bathrooms are modern, very good showers and the whole house clean and very well equipped. Lots of tourist information, maps and walk books are on hand along with a good selection of DVDs and games/puzzles. Ruth, the owner, lives next door and is on hand (but not intrusive) if there are any queries. She was fast to communicate, friendly and has a wealth of local knowledge. Brant Fell, a walk you can do from the cottage provides lovely views over Windermere but the whole of the Lake District is just stunning!
By C Withnell on 28-Aug-2017
Peaceful perfect; the house is a short walk into Bowness down the hill, with walks and views just up the hill. The house is large and well equipped.
Spacious, clean loved everything
By William L. on 31-Jul-2017
Spotlessly clean, just loved the cottage. everything was just perfect. Langrigge Dr, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3AF, United Kingdom
Date of Stay
22 Jul 2017
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The cottage is of period design and layout. The furniture and fittings matched the style of the cottage. But it had all mod cons in kitchen and bathrooms. The lounge for me was wonderful. Having high ceilings and very tall french window made one feel majestic and very relaxed looking onto the lawned area with flower boarders. The entire property was spotlessly clean, this is so important and the entire family soon relaxed and enjoyed their stay in this cottage. The owner who lives next door was very friendly too. So yes, we all enjoyed our stay and would recommend this property to anyone wishing to stay in the Lake District. One more thing to mention, the cottage is within easy access to shops and restaurants so no need to use a car. But its location being in a very quiet lane meant you had no disturbance from the towns facilities.