3 Bedroom (Sleeps 5) Cottage in Windermere

Fairoak Cottage
At a glance: Child Friendly, Wifi, Parking.
Reference: P183439 - Book via Simply Owners and pay no booking fees or extra charges


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Owner: Sarah Jones
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  • Property Type: Cottage
  • Location: Windermere
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3 Bedroom
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Minimum nights stay: 3
  • Low season price per week: £420
  • High season price per week: £975
  • Average price per week:£575
  • 🌈 NHS Discount: upto 5%
  • Property Rating: 5/5 Average Rating (28 Reviews)
  • Please contact the owner directly to confirm the price and availability


Situated in the heart of the ever-popular town of Windermere, this superb, traditional property in the South Lakes area is set in a row of Victorian Lakeland stone cottages, 1.5 miles from Lake Windermere. The perfect base for families or couples, guests at this cosy Windermere cottage will be delighted with the standard of accommodation provided, and its excellent location, in a quiet street very close to the centre of Windermere, with its wide variety of shops, cafes and restaurants. Queen's park, containing children's play area, is at the end of the road. Although there is plenty to do in the immediate area, it is easy to travel to other parts of the Lake District via car, bus or boat. The cottage is situated in a quiet street very near to all amenities and yet, in 20 minutes, you can walk up to Orrest Head to see a fabulous view of the lake! In the evening, the proximity to the village of Windermere and its restaurants and bars means that you can very easily walk to get a meal or a drink.

This spacious Windermere cottage offers three bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, and an additional shower room. There is also a well-equipped kitchen, a comfortable sitting room with an electric fire and a large bay window, and a separate dining room. The efficient central heating system ensures that the Windermere cottage is cosy whatever the weather. Outside is a small front terrace, whilst to the rear there is a yard with a table and chairs, and your own off-road parking area - very useful in Windermere village, which has many visitors to its shops and cafes.

Located in the heart of the Lake District, with the quaint Cumbrian villages of Ambleside, Hawkshead and Grasmere, all within 15 miles of your Windermere cottage, there are lots of pretty places to explore. Pack a picnic and head up Orrest Head, highlighted by fellwalker and author, Alfred Wainwright, for breathtaking views across Lake Windermere, or meander down the Lake on the Windermere Steamer to Lakeside and enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, and the Haverthwaite and Lakeside Steam Railway. The Old Laundry Theatre has a variety of productions during the year and there is the Royalty cinema at Bowness for a rainy day!

This Windermere cottage is a superb Lake District base, at any time of year. Short breaks available during October to March.

Summary of facilities:

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single
Shower room with shower, basin and WC
Dining room with smart TV
Sitting room with television/dvd player
Gas central heating throughout
Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
Fuel and power inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Travel cot and highchair (please bring own cot bedding)
Note: There are steps to the front and back door
Own off-road parking
Rear yard
Sorry, no pets and no smoking in the property or in the grounds
Shops, cafés and pubs 1 min walk
Windermere train station 0.4 miles
Bus station 0.4 miles
Electric vehicle charging point is at Booth's supermarket less than half a mile away

Note: This property doesn't accept stag/hen parties or similar

Note Bowness-on-Windermere 1.5 mile; Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, whilst nearby there is the additional attraction of a boat ride to Ambleside, Wray Castle, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties, with activities to suit all age groups, as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.00. This is payable, please, two weeks before arrival and will be returned within a week of departure. (Please note that we know that a broken glass or cup cannot always be avoided and of course no charge would be deducted for this type of minor breakage.)

28 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

A relaxing and convenient cottage in The Lakes

By Susan on 12-Nov-2021

We were most impressed with Fairoak Cottage, it is well appointed, comfortable and easy to get to. Bus and train station just around the corner, shops and restaurants handy and lovely walks direct from the cottage. Thanks to Sarah too for easy usage notes.

5 of of 5

Well situated

By Maxine on 14-Oct-2021

“Fairoaks is very well situated.” excellent communication from the owner.

0 of of 5

We would definitely recommend this cottage for a super holiday in the Lake District.

By Shiv on 15-Sep-2021

The cottage is right in the heart of Windermere with shops, restaurants, post office and supermarket all a very short walking distance away. The cottage was spacious and comfortable for a family of 5 (all adults), the two bathrooms making it ideal. The lounge has a lovely large bay window, with an interesting outlook to the street and we enjoyed some cosy evenings in there playing board games. The kitchen is well equipped and we self catered for most of our stay. We found the dishwasher and washing machine useful. Everything was in good order with clear instructions, although the younger members of the party found the Wi-Fi a bit slow! The parking at the back of the cottage was a real bonus and we were able to park two cars there (one large and one small) as my son drove up separately. The owner, Sarah, was very helpful with providing us with information before our stay.

5 of of 5


Oct 29th to Dec 17th 2021 Per week £420 ( 5% discount for NHS )
Jan 3rd to Feb 11th Per week £420 ( 5% discount for NHS )
Winter 2021-22 Short break in term time £370 Friday to Monday ( 5% discount for NHS )
Feb 11th to 18th Per week 470
Feb 18th to 25th` Per week £550 ( 5% discount for NHS )
March until Easterw Per week £440 ( 5% discount for NHS )
Easter holidays Per week £890 ( 5% discount for NHS )
May Per week term time £650 ( 5% discount for NHS )
June Per week term time £700 ( 5% discount for NHS )
July Per week term time £825
July-August Per week £975
Sept term time Per week £550 ( 5% discount for NHS )
October term time Per week £550 ( 5% discount for NHS )
November and December 2022 Per week £430
Winter 2022-2023 Friday-Monday or others by arrangement £380 Friday to Monday



Children Welcome


Pantry Items
Coffee Maker
Dining Seats
Dining Room
Linens Provided
Washing Machine
Tumble Dryer
Living Room
Ironing Board


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