Enjoying the best of both worlds, find peace and tranquillity in this rural location, with the shops, cafes and restaurants of Bowness within a mile.
This small but perfectly formed ground-floor studio apartment sleeps two people. Part of a small complex of properties in a converted barn, it provides a cosy and intimate retreat in a beautiful rural location just outside Bowness-on-Windermere. The apartment has been cleverly furnished to provide separate kitchen and living areas with shared outside space for picnics and BBQs. Stylish and practical with a separate shower room, it is well-equipped to provide a base for couples or single travellers to explore the area.
Just a mile outside the centre of Bowness, the property is conveniently situated to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a rural location but still within easy reach of all the amenities Bowness has to offer. With a good variety of shops, cafes and restaurants and access to the shores of Windermere, popular Bowness is a bustling gateway to the lake. Regular steamer services operate year-round providing easy and hassle free access to the myriad of attractions around the lake and opportunities for stunning linear lake shore walks too.
There are quiet rural walks from the door and easy access to the local fells for more challenging walks. Cyclists will enjoy exploring the winding local lanes with changing views around every corner or take to the more challenging forest tracks at Grizedale Forest on the far side of the lake. Bowness and Windermere are well connected to the rest of the area by boat, bus and car so the whole area is yours to explore.
The apartment is entered through a small hallway with the separate shower room to the right. The stylish and smart shower room is spacious with a heated towel radiator, shower, and WC.
Continuing on into the main L-shaped studio, the double bed with bedside tables is tucked away to the left and two chairs face the TV in front of you which can conveniently also be watched from the bed. The TV provides Freeview channels and there is also a DVD. A chest of drawers and cupboard provide storage in the bedroom area.
A dining table for two is positioned Against the wall between the living area and the kitchen so you can look out of the patio doors and enjoy the views across to pasture and woodland divided by dry stone walls. The kitchen fits into the smaller side of the L with the patio doors at the end, it is modern and bright, practical and well-equipped with dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge with ice box and space to prepare food you can be confident it will meet your needs whether this is just making a quick breakfast or cooking up a romantic meal for two.
Outside there is a seat for sitting out to the front as well as the use of shared lawned and BBQ areas with rural views. A shared parking area is close by with access to a small orchard area for short morning or evening strolls to take in the peace and quiet.
For larger parties, this cottage can be booked with three other cottages on site, sleeping 15 people in total.