Exterior | Beech Cottage, Windermere
Living room | Beech Cottage, Windermere
  • Cottage
  • Windermere
  • 29605

Beech Cottage

8

out of 10

  • 3

  • 1

  • 1

  • 0

Wifi
Pub within 1 mile
In the heart of Windermere, this is the perfect location from which to enjoy the Lake District.

Ground floor:
Open plan living space:
With beams.
Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
First Floor:
Bedroom:
With double bed and single bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. On road parking. No smoking.

This cosy holiday cottage is situated right in the heart of the beautiful town of Windermere. The cottage is tucked away behind the shops so away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, yet within walking distance of this small town. The location is perfect, with a variety of shops, restaurants and outdoor pursuits nearby. Walking in this area is excellent, whether you opt for a gentle lakeside stroll or a vigorous hike up the fells. For breathtaking, panoramic views of the lake and mountains, take the short trek up to Orrest Head. Also available close by is cycling, horse riding, golf, fishing, gorge scrambling, a cinema and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition. Bowness, Coniston Water, Kendal, the Furness Peninsula, Morecambe Bay and the Lakeland Mountains are within easy reach. Discover interesting heritage sites, historic houses, colourful gardens and many other attractions, including the National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole, the Windermere on Water Festival and the Windermere Air Show. Shop, pub and restaurant 10 yards.

Features

Decorated at Christmas

Fishing Nearby

Golf nearby

Horse Riding nearby

Open Plan

Pub Within 1 Mile

Shower Cubicle

Train Station Within 1 Mile

Wi-Fi

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-road

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 11 reviews

8

out of 10

Value for money

8.1

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort and Equipment

7.4

Location

9.6

Local amenities

9.3

Overall rating

8

Michael

  • Hull

  • Couple

10

out of 10

Very nice cottage. Good location very good for getting around.only problem is parking.but well equipped and clean.

24 Sep 2022

Margo

  • MAIDSTONE

  • Family

10

out of 10

Good location, close to station and shops, perfect for a few days break. Nice cottage, clean, well equipped. We had a great time there and would recommend the place.

25 Aug 2022

Helen

  • Cardiff

  • Couple

5

out of 10

This place does not provide any towels! This seemed odd as the only accommodation I've ever stayed in that didn't provide this basic necessity was a youth hostel. If I squint I can just about understand not providing bath towels, but not providing so much as a hand towel seems exceedingly weird to me (who takes hand towels on holiday?) We (by proxy) got in contact with the owner. The owner is not local (go figure) and said she doesn't 'normally' provide them, but as a gesture of 'good will' (?) she would send some over. She can't have had that much good will because they never appeared. There's also literally nowhere in Windermere to buy any, though we eventually got a travel towel in an outdoorsy shop in Bowness (which was actually pretty good). The key pad on the door troubles me. Extremely convenient, yes, but not very secure. As there is no additional way of locking the door (not even a sliding bolt on the inside), the thought that anyone who knows the code could enter at any time, including at night, is unsettling. Lastly, the kitchen worktops were quite sticky when we arrived but nothing a quick wipe down didn't fix. Other than that the kitchen is well stocked with crockery, cutlery and pots and pans, so if you want to cook it's easy to do so. The living room and bedroom are both spacious and comfortable, and the wifi is good. Location-wise it's very convenient, only a 5 minute walk from the train station so great if you're coming by rail, which we were. Windermere itself has great places to eat (the Tapas place and the Italian place opposite were our top picks). It's also a good base for getting to other places, even if you're carless. Bowness-on-Windermere is only a 20 minute walk and there is a frequent bus service that runs to other places of interest in the area.

7 Jul 2022

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