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Traditional Lakeland Slate Cottage, Pets Welcome

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Beautiful, traditional lakeland slate cottage located in the centre of Bowness village but only a 5 min walk to the shores of Lake Windermere and all its facilities, such as restaurants, pubs and shops. This cottage has 2 bedrooms consisting of one spacious double and one twin room, plus a recently refitted luxury bathroom. Downstairs, there is a spacious, lounge with gas stove and French doors leading out onto a sunny, secure patio with decking. Next to the lounge is a fully equipped, modern, kitchen leading into a breakfast room. There is also a formal dining room to the front of the house. The cottage is ideally located in the centre of Bowness and has a parking permit for free parking. FREE Wi-fi.

As well as a National Park, the Lake District received worldwide recognition in 2017 when we were granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO! Something we are extremely proud of.

More Details

Property Manager
Tracy Cooke
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed staying in ‘Growler Corrge’ and Had everything we could ask for including all of the dog supplies for our pooch! Location is ideal for trips out on the lake, shopping and dining out. Thank you for a wonderful weekend!
Nov 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere in Crook

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Newly refurbished with corner sink unit, toilet, roll top bath with shower over bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Spacious double room with window seat and closet wardrobe for ample storage (travel cot provided) Cosy twin room with two single beds and free standing pine wardrobe.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Tennis ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Traditional Lakeland Slate Cottage, Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.714286 based on 85 reviews

Satisfied customer

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and tidy also very well situated for all amenities

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fantastic spacious cottage in a brilliant location!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Growler Cottage! It was so spacious downstairs with a dining room, lounge, kitchen & breakfast room. Much bigger than cottages we have stayed in before. Tracy, the owner, could not have been more informative. Questions before and during our stay were answered quickly.

On arrival we had a lovely welcome pack for both us and our dog, which was very much appreciated. And the fresh daffodils were a lovely touch.

The cottage was well stocked with everything we needed, including handwash, washing up liquid, dishwasher & washing tabs & other cleaning materials. Little things that you often forget but are much needed.

Although the cottage was dog friendly it was extremely clean & inviting & didn't have a "doggy" smell. So I would definitely reccommend to those who like to take their dogs away - but equally, for those looking for a lovely cottage in a great location - this cottage ticks all the boxes.

We loved our stay & will definitely be returning!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home from home wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The reviews about this property are 110% correct very well appointed property in the heart of browness minutes away from the lake comfortable beds very clean and tidy tea coffee milk complimentary nice touch Tracy will recommend and come again thank you

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review and I do appreciate you taking the time to leave this for the benefit of future guests. I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your short break at Growler Cottage and hope you get to come back and visit again soon. Recommendations are most welcome, thank you.
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Really comfortable, well appointed cottage with everything you need.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely cottage and in the heart of Bowness. Great that we could enjoy it with our dog, too.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice well equipped cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very nice and has all the things you need, a home from home. The location was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely to see that you enjoyed another visit to Growler Cottage and we hope it’s not too long before you’re back staying with us again. Thank you Bev.
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Growler cottage

  • 5 of 5

Growler cottage was lovely and cosy, very well equipped, perfect location, quiet street and just at top of street is where town starts. We were impressed by the milk etc left for when we arrived and chews for the dog, also lots of different size bowls for dogs too, very thoughtful. One thing you may think to add, the living room cupboard/storage room could do with a 'mind the step' sign on door as I fell into it, I am rather clumsy though ha. All round lovely couple of nights away with the kids and poppy the dog. Thank you.

Diane, Wigan

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review Diane and we really appreciate your comments and feedback. As this is a pet friendly cottage we felt those little extras would be a welcome treat! We do like our guests to feel at home as soon as they arrive. We hope to welcome you all back again soon.
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Car: not necessary

Situated in the village of Bowness on Windermere which is located on the shores of Lake Windermere, you have an abundance of visitor attractions, walks, restaurants and pubs on your doorstep. The village is host to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Steamboat Museum, Windermere Lake Cruises, and with easy access to Hilltop, Blackwell, Haverthwaite Railway and Lakes Aquarium.

Walks can be started directly from the cottage, with a bus stop at the end of the street affording you easy access to all the other attractions the Lake District has to offer.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

6-13 September

SHORT BREAKS & DISCOUNTS available on last minute basis also, PLEASE CONTACT US.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.