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Unique Retreat for two, with Private Parking and Secluded Garden.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England - A Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Stroll To The Lake And 15 Minutes To The Fells

Annisgarth Howe is a private spacious one bedroomed hideaway, perfect for the couple ( or young family - there's room for a travel cot in the bedroom) wishing to get away from it all! It is beautifully decorated using Farrow and Ball soft greys, hand painted furniture and unique vintage finds. There are lots of added extras, to ensure your stay is just right, your comfort is our priority. The cottage has 2 large flat screen TVs, iPod docking station and full WiFi internet signal. Should you wish to just chill, watch a movie or read a book, we have a mini library at your disposal. The garden is private with a patio area to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Cleanliness is also top of our list and to get your holiday off to the perfect start we include a welcome hamper!

Glynnis Maguire
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About Glynnis Maguire

We have owned this property for 11 years, it has been lovingly renovated to a very high standard. We live close by and are on hand should you need any help but love the fact you are secreted away so can be completely private if you so wish.

Why Glynnis Maguire chose Windermere

Annisgarth Howe is truly special. Particularly spacious but still retaining charm and cosiness. There are amazing walks on the doorstep, it is close to all amenities but yet secreted away.

What makes this cottage unique

Annisgarth Howe is the perfect location. It is quietly tucked away but you can walk to the top of Brantfell in 20 mins, where you will enjoy the spectacular view of Lake Windermere, you can even see the sea on a clear day! Should you prefer the shops and local hostelries a ten minute walk will do the job. Another couple of minutes will bring you directly to the watersedge, with the chance to hop on a steamer for a magical trip on the Lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nikki and Dave, February 2014- absolutely stunning cottage, beautifully decorated. Ged and Glynnis couldn't do more to ensure our time here was an enjoyable one. Will be back!

Dalia and Mike, December 2013- " The location is excellent, as we came minus a vehicle. Will recommend to family and friends for sure.

Alex and Imogen, November 2013 - " Beautiful little cottage, welcoming, spotless and a lovely touch with the welcome basket"

Ollie and Jenny, February 2013- "Enjoyed your wonderful cottage! Clearly so much love and effort put into this place. Loved the extras such as the welcome basket! We want to stay longer!"
Aug 2013
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Nearest Airport
126 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Angel Inn Bowness
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Angel Inn Bowness
Nearest Ski
16 Kilometres
Dry ski slope Kendal
Nearest Beach
48 Kilometres


The Lake District boasts a host of lakes, tarns and meres. However should you wish to visit the sea, Arnside (possibly has the best chip shop ever!) is only 18 miles away, with Grange and Morecambe Bay just a little further.


Manchester is the nearest international airport, approx 90 miles by road. There is a train service from the airport to Windermere, via Oxenholme. Taxis are available at the station.

Unless you are visiting to walk or cycle, it is advisable to have a car during your stay.


Kendal - 10 miles

Ambleside - 5 miles

Grasmere - 8 miles

Keswick - 20 miles

Ulverston - 18 miles

Hawkshead - 6 miles

Ullswater - 15 miles

Grange - 12 miles

Further Details:

There is a comprehensive information pack providing details to help you get the most out of your stay. Please note, the cottage is strictly no smoking and although we love animals, dogs are not allowed in the cottage.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Windermere in South Lakeland District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The shower room has a power shower, large vanity unit with wash basin and WC. There is a slate floor and the walls are tiled in white metro tiles. A towel rail, lots of hot water and super size towels.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a king size bed, bedroom furniture and views over the garden. Please be aware the bedroom is in the eaves, it is beautiful, if you're over 6'2" tall you may need to stoop !!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: The garden offers a patio area, with a table, chairs and parasol, perfect for alfresco dining or a chilled glass of wine! It is stocked with lovely plants and is completely private. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedlinen are provided. Other: The kitchen/dining room has 32inch flat screen TV with DVD. Hand painted dining table with two chairs. Two large armchairs, hall robe, vintage glass cabinet housing a mini library. Patio doors leading into the garden.


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Unique Retreat for two, with Private Parking and Secluded Garden.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews

Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Annisgarth howe. The house has everything you need and offers comfort and privacy. Its situated on a hill in a quiet area 7-10 minutes walk from touristic Windermere and close enough to shops bars restaurants etc. We left our car behind most of the days. Very friendly owners.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nicely furnished comfortable home with added extras in quiet location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in well maintained cottage and the food basket was a nice touch. The location is quiet and the lake about 10 min walk although allow bit longer for return as it is mostly uphill. The owners were on hand for any queries if required.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very smart property all round, with some really​ nice extra touches too.

  • 5 of 5

Really cosy and hidden away - just what we were looking for. Close enough to get to the lake and shops, but far enough away from the busy tourist culture. Definitely interested in coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very stylish,very comfortable,well equipped,

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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overall very good

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well equipped,got everything you could ask for,only gripe was ceiling in the bedroom was a bit low,otherwise brulliant

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Perfect Hide-away

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in this property for 4 nights. It was a very last minute decision as our car was stranded and we had had to extend our holiday. We were able to contact the owners through the property booking system and they were so very helpful.

In the write up, the owner describes cleanliness as being her top priority, and this was clearly apparent as soon as we stepped in the door. Every thing was immaculately laid out and the decor and furnishings were of a very high standard.

The kitchen had everything you need including dishwasher and washer dryer, there was even a good range of condiments in the cupboard.

There were two large flat screen TV's in the property, one being a smart TV, so we were able to snuggle up on the corner sofa and catch-up with Sherlock. There is also WiFi throughout, a large selection of books, a few DVD's and some games on hand.

The bathroom is well designed with a lovely power shower, and as always very clean.

The king-size bed was just what my back was needing after sleeping a week on a very soft mattress at our previous property. It was firm but comfortable. That combined with the black-out blinds and the very quiet location of the property made it so easy to enjoy a lazy morning.

The property itself is hidden away by a tall hedge and has it's own small garden and outside seating area, which if the weather had been better we would have been tempted to use.

You can walk down to the lake several ways from the property, all of them taking approx. 10 mins, however, plan on it taking a little longer on the way back as it is a bit of a climb.

In every way, I would highly recommend staying here, and would like to thank the owners for their kind hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Windermere, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn '17
28 Oct 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Pre Christmas '17
2 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year '17/18
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
9 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
19 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring/Summer 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We do not accept responsibility for any cancellations, no refunds will be given. Guests should organise their own travel insurance to safeguard against the risk of cancellation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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