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Self Catering in Cumbria - Bowness-on-Windermere

Areas: Lake District

Walkers Rest
LA23 1EH

Walkers Rest, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £446.00

This luxurious traditional townhouse with open fire and offers wi-fi in the village of Windermere in the Lake District National Park and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

Walkers Rest is a luxury three bedroom townhouse built in traditional stone, just twenty minutes walk from the beautiful Windermere lake. It can accommodate up to six people across two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, with two well appointed bathrooms. In the kitchen/diner, you'll find all the essentials, including a Rangemaster cooker and dishwasher.

Relax in the living room in front of the television or on the window seat. Outside is a private courtyard with patio furniture and a parking space for one car, and Windermere is right on the doorstep. With wifi throughout and offering the option for you to bring your dogs, Walkers Rest is a wonderful holiday home for families and groups of friends who want to escape to the tranquillity of the Lake District.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Great winter break.
The house is great. 3 layers high and very cosy with an extremely spacious kitchen and dining room on the lowest level, also a great bathroom and garden here too, you can access the back street here, this space was great to hang around in with family and there is a TV here too. The second level is street level and has the cozy living room and a bedroom. The top level had 2 bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower. All in all the house is great, but the location is amazing in Windermere, you are a stones throw from pubs, bars, shops and restaraunts/takeaways. We had 3 cars and only managed to park one outside, this is no problem though, the lady at the cottage rental store showed us where to park for free, but I just stuck it in the car park around the corner on Broad Street for £30 . 7 days at £30 is a steal it's that a night in most cities.

Right on the door step
This cottage was perfect for 6 adults and one dog. Two spacious rooms and a shower room on the top floor was great for our daughter / son and their partners while we took the room on the middle floor opposite the living room. A short flight of stairs took you down to a very well appointed kitchen and dining area. With a bathroom to the rear .Two TV,s and lots of seating meant we could all spread out if needed and Barney [ our black lab] loved the patio area outside. A 4 minute walk to Booths for shopping and being right in the village meant all the pubs and restaurants were close by. Parking at the rear was adequate for a medium size car and it only cost £15 for a 3 day ticket at the nearest car park two minutes walk away. Great Location !!
Gill H

Warning! There is a parking space for a small car but if the other houses have cars there is no access to it or out of it except by foot. The people in the car parking space beside could not get out when they were leaving. The sofa in the lounge looked like it had been mauled by an animal, about 30% of the faux leather had fallen off, see my profile picture. There are instructions for the heating but they are not for the heating in this house. No instructions for rubbish etc. Outside is kept in a poor condition and is dirty. A painter arrived and said he would be painting the house for a week at the owners request, thankfully he decided he wouldn't as it would spoil our holiday.

Overall good
The cottage is well placed in Windemere which has lots of bars, shops and restaurants. We were travelling with a dog and the ground floor of the house is well set up with direct access to a small outside patio and a large kitchen diner. The house was comfortable but would benefit from the addition of a DVD player, coffee maker and Wi-Fi. Although you can park outside, the space is quite tight and the entrance to the lane is narrow so you need to have a small car and be competent in reversing.

Fabulous Cottage
Just returned from a week at this stunning cottage, it is beautiful and very well equipped. It is right in the heart of all the shops & cafes, lots of lovely walks to do, easy access to other lakes, not too far from Kendall. There were 4 adults, 2 kids & 2 dogs and we all loved our stay, it would be nice to have a tv in the dining area as that's where we spent the majority of our time as a group, cooking, entertaining with access to the courtyard. The cottage is over 3 floors, lovely shower on the top floor and a bath on the ground floor, great big kitchen/dining area- perfect for entertaining! Will definitely return!
Trish M



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
WiFi WiFi


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Gas central heating throughout
Rangemaster cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, TV, washing machine and iron in kitchen
Flatscreen TV, wifi
All gas and electric included
Bed linen and towels included
Cot and highchair on request
Allocated parking space for one car
Up to two pets allowed
Local shop two minutes away on foot, good selection of restaurants and pubs within walking distance

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Lake Windermere - 1.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Holehird Gardens - 1.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Brockhole Gardens - 2.1 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Townend - 2.3 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Claife Viewing Station - 2.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House - 2.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Wray Castle - 2.9 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Hill Top - 3.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Skelghyll Wood - 3.3 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Stagshaw Garden - 3.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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