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Lovely cottage on one level in walking distance to the lake and Bowness Bay.

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Sleeps 2. 1 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

Squirrel Bank self catering cottage is decorated to a very high specification. There is a separate parking space alongside and the guests can enjoy their own private garden with garden furniture and barbecue if requested.

Guests will enjoy the peace and quiet of the location that is just under a mile from Bowness village and Lake Winderrnere. The owners know the area extremely well and will happily share their knowledge with you and supply you with guides maps and walks to enjoy while staying in this beautiful corner of England.

Sue and Dave offer a special service. Attention to detail is very important to them and their delightful cottage has

many personal touches.

Squirrel bank is beautifully presented and everything has been provided for your needs.

Squirrel Bank Cottage has recently been redesigned and refurbished into a lovely ground floor cottage. There is a Flat Screen TV, DVD and radio/CD player. The owners have a selection of DVD's for your enjoyment. Dividing the lounge from the Kitchen is a pine table with matching chairs.

The bedroom has beautiful Stag mahogany furniture and double bed with matching linen. There is a shower room off the hall. This is fully tiled with white furniture.

There is a fully fitted kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, fridge with freezer compartment and fully equipped for the discerning guest.

More Details

David & Susan Soar
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About David & Susan Soar

Sue and Dave have been in the hospitality business for 23 years, beginning with a Guest House in Ambleside and then moving to present address. Their knowledge of the Lake District is extensive, and they can offer lots of ideas and suggestions regarding to their time spent in the lakes.

David & Susan Soar purchased this cottage in 2002


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere in Crook

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled with white suite. Shower cubicle. Towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Double bed with matching linen. Stag mahogany dressing table, double wardrobe, bedside drawers with bedside lamps. Flat screen television. Beige fitted carpet and walls decorated in neutral colours. Pretty striped blinds with matching accessories.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Walking the fells, cruising the lakes, sailing or rowing boat hire. , touring by mini bus or car. Cruising the many lakes by passenger boat.. Visiting Stately Homes,Castles, Museums very local. , Zoo At Dalton. Bicycle hire in Bowness and nearby villages.. Horse riding..


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(8 traveller reviews)

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Lovely cottage on one level in walking distance to the lake and Bowness Bay.
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Perfect Easter weekend stay

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was perfect for our stay.. clean and well equipped. It is situated in an ideal location and the owners are very helpful as they know all the peaks and fells very well. This was a great help to us as we were new to the area. The rooms are comfy and more than adequate for a great self catering stay at the Lakes. Will definitely be staying again.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for great review. Hope to see you again.
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Great central location, lovely clean and homely cottage with parking outside your front door

  • 5 of 5

We would happily stay here again, plenty of room for a couple. Very homely and clean. Well equipped kitchen. Great location near beautiful Bowness.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nicely compact n easy access to bowness

  • 5 of 5

Clean, tidy, ideal for two people, everything available for the stay including tea towel's..... very quiet, good location. Menus and leaflets for things to do in area in a folder.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy and comfortable Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Squirrel Bank is a cosy and comfortable cottage. The owners provided a very warm welcome and plenty of local information to help get around the area. The cottage was nicely decorated and well furnished for an enjoyable stay. The access to wifi was appreciated. The small garden for use at the rear of the cottage was a nice place to relax in the late afternoon. It was useful that the cottage was in walking distance of Bowness-on-Windermere.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is much appreciated. We endeavor to keep the cottage well maintained and comfortable for our guests to enjoy. Thank you for your constructive comments and for leaving it in a very tidy manner. Sue and Dave
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Lovely relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

Sue & Dave obviously take great pride in this beautiful little cottage. The attention to detail was second to none. Sue made us feel extremely welcome upon our arrival & we were then left to enjoy our time together. They were both on hand should we have needed them. We were lucky to have good weather & made use of the BBQ on the premises on our first night. The cottage is all on one level which was great for me being 30 weeks pregnant. The cottage has everything you need as a home from home place to stay. You can literally turn up with your own personal clothes & toiletries and food and everything else is catered for. Bowness-on-Windermere is only a few minutes in a car and around a 15 minute walk away, so the cottage is nice & central. Overall a lovely relaxing break for us. We wouldnt hesitate in recommending to friends & family.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Five star stay

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is well furnished and kept in immaculate condition . Nice ten minute walk from bowness and also close to the ferry to Hawkshead. Highly recommend this cottage .

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bowness on Windermere
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Windermere Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Windermere Marina
Car: not necessary

Sue and Dave's knowledge of the Lake District is extensive and they will advise on fell walking, touring or just browsing in this beautiful corner of England.

We are sorry but we do not take dogs.

There are numerous activities for all ages. Go to website and click on gallery or Lake District Tourism online


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Short Stay Bookings of 3 nights are charged at a percentage of one week stay. Any extra nights are charged at 1/7th of weekly rate.e.g. Weekly rate £525 - 3 nights £270 - extra nights £75 per night.
Stays of one week are Saturday to Saturday..
Please note: The service charge is made by Owners Direct and is paid directly to them

Terms and conditions are on website -www.squirrelbank.co.uk
Directions on website.
Calendar showing available dates also on website
Payment - half total amount on booking balance two weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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