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Deluxe Holiday Cottage In The Heart Of Windermere



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Cottage in Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Peaceful Location Set Next To A Stream

On the ground floor there is a hallway leading to the family bathroom, a cloakroom and a double bedroom overlooking the woods and stream. There is also a further children's bedroom with single bunk beds. The stairs then lead to the first floor where there is another double bedroom and a lounge area with a flat screen TV and DVD player. There is a a fitted kitchen and a dining area with patio doors leading to a balcony, which overlooks the stream and woods. A travel cot is also available. Outside there is parking space for one car and more off-road parking for a second car. One family dog is allowed.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet

About the Owner

My husband and I bought the Glenburn in 2008. River Cottage was included in the sale of the business. We have improved the Cottage and we intend to add an ensuite to one of the bedrooms for the season of 2013. Before we bought the Glenburn we owned a Country Pub for 12 years which also had nine letting rooms and we converted a stable block for extra accommodation and added a restaurant also. We enjoy what we do and hope our guests will enjoy their stay with us in England’s most treasured Holiday destination - The Lake District. We accept one small dog in the cottage. Being dog lovers ourselves we are aware that it is not always easy to leave them behind.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Phil and Rebecca from Southport

"This was the seventh time we have stayed at River Cottage and as usual everything was absolutely perfect".

Lynn and Mick from Rotherham

"Lovely Cottage, nice to hear the water running by and we had breakfast in the Hotel excellent food. Highly recommended".

Rita and Phil Stone from Glasgow

"The best weekend stay in our 15 years of visiting the Lake District. Thank you will be back"
Oct 2012
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World Of Beatrix Potter
Lake Windermere
Low Wood Bay
Grizedale Forest
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Cartmel Racecourse
Old Laundry Theatre Bistro
National Trust - Wray Castle
Lakes Aquarium
Lakeland Motor Museum

From the Owner

Windermere is in the heart of the Lake District. Popular with every generation whether it is a romantic weekend away or to explore the beautiful surroundings.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Manchester at 100 Miles Nearest Ferry : Heysham at 40 Miles Nearest Golf : Windermere at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Windermere at 0.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : M6 at 12 Miles Nearest Beach : Blackpool at 50 Miles


The coast is approximately a 30 minute drive away


Windermere Railway Station is 10 minute walk away. Nearest airport is Manchester or Liverpool. Car Hire is available 500 metres from the Cottage. Local buses run every half hour. Day tours available with pick up and drop off at hotel.


10 minute walk into Windermere. 15 minute walk to the Lake in Bowness on Windermere. Kendal 12 miles, Ambleside 5 miles, Grassmere 8 miles, Langdale 8 miles. Local car ferry to Hawkeshead from Bowness.

Further Details:

Shops, Bars, and Restaurants are plentiful. The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness. St Martins Church Built in 1483. Blackwell Art Gallery and Exhibition, Hill top home to Beatrix Potter in Hawkshead. Orrest Head View Point in Windermere.


Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made via our website or by calling the hotel direct. A deposit of £50.00 is required on short stays and £100 on long stays. Balance is payable on arrival.

Changeover Day:
There is a minimum stay of 3 nights

Notes on prices:
Discount given on longer stays

Balance is payable on arrival or departure

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Updated: 15-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The Hotel and River Cottage are perfectly located half way between Windermere and the lake in Bowness. The railway station is only ten minutes away and all Bars and Restaurants are just a short walk away. Free Parking on site for 16 cars

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • town


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • 1 family bathroom with bath/shower 1 en suite walk in shower room


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 double bed. Bedroom 2 bunk beds. Bedroom 3 double bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: Free WiFi in the Cottage and Hotel. Outside: There is a small area with barbecue at the rear of the cottage with table and chairs. There is also a terrace with seating area which guests can use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels provided. Cottage is serviced during long stays. Towels can be replaced anytime.

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