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Salisbury Place

Windermere, Lake District
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish yet characterful accommodation right in the centre of Windermere
  • Relax in front of the wood burner after a day out on Lake Windermere
  • Ideal base for exploring the Lake District and its top visitor attractions and activities
Property code: 85569

A beautiful Victorian terraced house set in the heart of Windermere, this home away from home is the ideal base for a family getaway with plenty on offer for all.

Arrange a group stay at this generous period property in Windermere and experience the beauty of the Lake District with your family and friends. This airy character home offers comfortable living for up to eight guests and benefits from proximity to all the shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants of the vibrant town, as well as the magnificent lake and its spectacular surroundings.

Open the front door and head into the lounge. Stoke up the wood burner, switch on the Smart TV or play a game together after your exhilarating days out. Decide whose turn it is to cook and then send them through to the open-plan kitchen/diner. This is another welcoming space where you can fire up a second wood burner, make a cup of fresh coffee and find everything you need to help you prepare tasty meals with your own ingredients. You also have a family shower room downstairs. Make your way to the floor above to discover the family bathroom, a bedroom with a king-size, four-poster bed, and a bunk bedroom. Head on up another level to another king-size room with an en-suite shower room, and a twin. Carry your first cup of tea of the day out to the seating space beyond the kitchen on warm mornings or watch the world go by from the bench in front of the house. Parking is in pay car parks within 200 metres of the house, or on the street on a first-come, first-served basis.

Take trips out on the water from Windermere. Book a cruise or hire your own boats. Follow footpaths along the shores of Lake Windermere. Visit other interesting Lakeland locations, including Ambleside, 5 miles away, with its shops and eateries; Grasmere, 9.5 miles from the house, famous for its gingerbread, and beautiful Wray Castle, 8 miles away.

  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size, 1 twin, and 1 bunk bed
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower, bath and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC, and 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, and dishwasher
  • Wood burner in lounge and dining room
  • Smart TVs in the lounge and in 1 bedroom
  • Small seating area with a bench at front - additional seating stored in the rear yard
  • Nearby on-street parking or pay and display (subject to availability)
  • Shops and pubs within walking distance
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Hollie Tattersall

This property is personally managed by Hollie.

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

It could take you five lifetimes to visit each of the places mentioned here; a good way to see more of the Lake District National Park is stay at one of our self-catering holiday cottages. Our range of holiday properties in the Lake District and Cumbria gives you the perfect place to stay in the north west countryside or on the coast. Our self-catering cottages in the Lake District offer lovely holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across the Lake District too. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your holiday.

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