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Sleeps 20 adults Bedrooms 8 Pets 2 Welcome Region Cumbria & The Lake District Town/village Bowness on Windermere

Grand Mansion House, near Bowness on Windermere (815LL)

This grand period property, with two acres of gardens and grounds, offers a unique opportunity for larger groups to experience a Lakeland country house. Highly flexible accommodation for up to 20, offering tremendous value and set in a gorgeous countryside setting only 2 miles from Bowness and Lake Windermere.

Parts of The Property originally date from the 1600s but major additions were added in Victorian times and so you find a wonderful blend of characterful period styles and original features throughout, retaining the styles of various eras, including some original bathroom and kitchen facilities. From stately grand bedrooms to cosy and contemporary rooms, there's something for all tastes including a state of the art wet room for that all important luxury shower after a hard day's walking.

The property layout can be seen on the floorplan shown in the property photographs and you will note some rooms are remote from the lounges / dining rooms which benefits those wanting a quieter position in the house. For your entertainment, you will find Wi-Fi and large screen TVs. Two (conjoined) lounges with woodburner / open fire are supplemented with a separate dining room, with formal dining for 16. The country kitchen with traditional Aga and additional large electric range at the heart is supplemented by an adjacent traditional utility room and 'walker's' shower facility. Children (or big kids!) will be enchanted by the chance to play in the extensive lawned garden (access across the lane from the house).

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Accommodation in detail

The Property sleeps 16, with 2 double sofa beds (linen for sofa beds provided on request) in lounge areas to accommodate 20 in total. Old oak panelled entrance hall and entrance to the first reception room with superb views, woodburning stove, TV and games consoles. Extensive 2nd living room, with sumptuous sofas, open fire and 48" LCD TV. A separate dining room seats 16 and serves well for special occasions. Super wet room, breakfast kitchen with Aga and large electric range, pantry, appliances and access to boot room, walkers' shower room and courtyard outside.

Ground Floor: Dinning room, kitchen and utility room, 2 lounge/sitting rooms and 1 bathroom with walking shower
First floor: An array of bedrooms, most with views and two with en-suite bathrooms. A more modern wing contains two king-size double bedrooms and a king-size bedroom with shower room. House bathroom with roll top bath.
Second Floor: accessed via a steep staircase, this floor contains two further bedrooms (one double, one twin). Please note that decor styles and facilities vary considerably in this property from modern to traditional rooms.
Top floor: 1 bedroom

Location

Only 2 miles from Bowness to the east of Lake Windermere, this Lake District country house is perfectly placed for a peaceful yet convenient time here - only 2 minutes from Windermere Golf Club, 2 miles from shops and restaurants in Bowness, and the same distance from the glorious lake shores and boating attractions of Lake Windermere. The surrounding countryside is bliss for walking, straight from your door, and scattered with acclaimed Lake District pub restaurants. Some of the finest in the Lake District are within a very short drive.

Other popular Lake District villages and viewpoints are easily accessible from the A roads at Bowness, which lead to Windermere village then Troutbeck, then on to Ambleside, Rydal Water and Grasmere. Alternatively, follow the road south from Bowness to peaceful Lakeside and arty Ulverston. The Bowness car-ferry also provides access to 'Beatrix Potter country' and the picture post card village of Hawkshead. All-in-all, this prime position at the heart of the Lakes ensures that your whole party will be entertained throughout their stay.

  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Games Room
  • Garden Furniture
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Garden
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Patio
  • Parking, Private
  • TV, Sky or Freeview

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationCumbria & The Lake District

The rural county of Cumbria is one of the most attractive in England. It contains the whole of the area known as the Lake District, as well as the northern part of the Pennines mountain range and, somewhat counter-intuitively, a part of the Yorkshire Dales.

The county is replete with attractions for the visitor, its historic heritage ranging from houses and gardens to stone circles and activities ranging from walking and climbing to watersports and fishing. Cumbria's lakes, valleys and fells can loosely be broken down into eight areas.

The North Lakes are the most popular with the serious outdoor enthusiast and the South Lakes draw most of the holidaymakers. The Western Lakes are less busy but still hold some varied attractions and appeal to the walkers as well as families and groups. They are home to England's tallest mountain, known as Scafell Pike.

East Lakes has its quota of mountains too, including the well-known Helvellyn, and is a fairly quiet area. Visit the Eden Valley and North Pennine area for wilderness, castles and rural villages, or perhaps consider North and South Cumbria. In the former we find Hadrian's Wall and the city of Carlisle. In the latter, coastal resorts and the biggest town, Kendal. Finally, the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful part of Cumbria with country pubs, easy walking, and a thriving arts scene.

Area Cumbria & The Lake District Nearest pub 1 miles

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