Helen Farthing

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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LUXURY BOAT HOUSE ON THE SHORE OF LAKE WINDERMERE CLOSE TO BOWNESS

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Wonderful 3 Bedroom Boat House With Balcony Giving You Lake & Mountain Views

This newly renovated Boat House named Walkers has a large open plan lounge which has 2 very large settees, large TV with free view and a DVD player and WiFi. The dining area can seat up to 6 people. The kitchen is fully fitted with Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer, Microwave. Oven and Hob. Patio doors lead from the lounge on to a large walk on Balcony giving you wonderful views of Lake Windermere and the mountains.

There are 3 bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 has king-size bed bedside cabinets with large fitted wardrobes and plenty of drawer space leading to en-suite shower, basin and toilet and underfloor heating.

Bedroom 2 has king-size bed with bedside cabinets, wardrobe and drawers.

Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds, bedside cabinets fully fitted wardrobe and drawers.

Family bathroom with bath, over head shower, toilet and basin, with underfloor heating.

There is a room for hanging coats and storing shoes and boots.

Walkers Boat House has private parking for 2 vehicles.

Lake Windermere is the largest lake in England and is in the Lake Districts National Park.

A beautiful place with stunning scenery very popular for water sports and plenty of walks available to everyone of all ability.

There are also some exceptionally well known restaurants in the surrounding area.

This property is in walking distance to Bowness where you will find a large choice of shops and restaurants. There is Beatrix Potters Attraction which also has a tea room. Cinema, Tennis, Pitch and Put and lots of different boating opportunities.

On the Glebe you can catch a Steamer to take you up and down the lake. Lakes Aquarium is at the southern end of the lake where you will also find Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. There is also a dedicated bus which will take you to Lakeland Motor Museum.

Ambleside is at the northern end of the lake set amongst breathtaking majestic mountains, it is a very attractive Lakeland village with many outdoor shops and individual shops.

Brockhole is a visitor centre which has large gardens and play area for children which you can call in at when travelling on a steamer.

Blackwell the Arts & Crafts House is about 1 mile away and most definitely worth a visit.

Further afield you have Hill Top at Near Sawrey which is Beatrix Potter's home remaining very much as when she lived there.

Hawkshead is a true Lakeland Village with cobbled streets and clusters of whitewashed cottages huddles around secluded courtyards. There is once again a wide choice of individual shops

Grisedale Forest Park has an extensive range of marked trails.

Tarn Hows is a well known beauty spot which has easy access.

Ulverston is not too far away this is the home town of Stanley Laurel the partner of Oliver Hardy who became the well known slap stick duo Laurel & Hardy.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the manager
Arriving late at night, we didn't know what the view would be like, all we can say is

'WOW'! Beautiful views.



Wonderful accommodation and location, crisp windy weather - perfect.



We would definitely love to return
Feb 2013
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Helen Farthing

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Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1000621
+44 07866496072
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
County Durham
5

Wonderful Property, Great Location, Superb Holiday

  • 5 of 5
Our second visit to this beautiful boathouse and I'm sure it will not be our last. It has become a special place for our family and we have loved our times there. Added bonus this year was the glorious weather! Thank you once again for your help and attention to detail.

Andrea, Ian and family
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, it's always good to hear that staying in our Boathouse has given you some special memories, look forward to your return.

Thank you.
Helen.
business
Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1000621
+44 07866496072
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

Fantastic Boat House in Fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5
5 Star isn't high enough for this lovely boat house. All the amenities were provided. View is spectacular! Perfect location could walk to ferry and into the village, and we appreciated the gracious & Knowledgeable landlord!
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again in the future.
Thank you again.
business
Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1000621
+44 07866496072
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

Diamond anniversary

  • 5 of 5
We had a fabulous weekend with my mam and dad for their diamond wedding annivesary! Walkers boathouse is delightful! The views were amazing and helen's attention to detail in the boathouse made it so special! We will definately recommend to our family and friends and hope to return ourselves soon!
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review I am so pleased you have taken away lots of memories from your stay at Walkers Boathouse, hope to see you again.
business
Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1000621
+44 07866496072
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

Wow! What a find!

  • 5 of 5
From the minute we arrived, we were blown away by the location and view. The boathouse really is a unique place to stay and a lot bigger than we though! We were three couples who meet up once a year and this trip certainly topped the list!

The personal touches from Helen were lovely and it really made us feel at home. I would urge anyone who is looking at this to go ahead and experience it! I have already sent on the details to numerous friends and family.
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karyn,

Thank you very much for this lovely review. I am so pleased you all had a wonderful time.
Great to hear you've sent details to your friends and family.
Thank you. Hope to see you again in the future.
Helen.
business
Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1000621
+44 07866496072
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

Wonderful Christmas on the lake

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful Christmas break at Walkers Boat House. The property was beautifully appointed and immaculately clean. Our stay was trouble free, from start to finish. A nice touch was the welcome pack - which was the best we have ever come across.

The balcony has direct views on to the lake, with easy walks nearby. The location is ideal for exploring. Bowness and Windermere are close by, with lots of nice facilities and eateries.

I would unreservedly recommend Walkers Boat House and the service provided by Helen. We hope to return.
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Luxury Boat House On The Shore Of Lake Windermere close to Bowness
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1000621
+44 07866496072
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

Lake District luxury accommodation

  • 5 of 5
A fantastic place to stay. A quiet location with beautiful views and only a short easy walk from Bowness. Little touches that make this a home away from home. We did not have a car with us but found it easy to use taxis to get to and from Windermere Station. It was absolute bliss being able to come back to this idyllic setting each evening. The boat house restaurant is up the road and it was only a short easy walk in to town for more selection. We only cooked breakfasts during our short stay but found the kitchen was stocked with everything you could need including the all important corkscrew to enjoy a glass of wine on the balcony and take in the view. Really enjoyed the light airy clean feel of the property. We used Mountain Goat tours to see more of the district (also superb) and took the car ferry across the lake to go walking. Helen was very easy to deal with and I would not hesitate in recommending this accommodation.
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your review, it was lovely to have you staying with us and hope you have taken lots of great memories home with you.

Thank you again. Helen.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
89 Miles
Manchester Airport
Nearest Train
2.4 Miles
Windermere
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
M6 Exit 36
Nearest Barpub
1.3 Miles
Angel Inn
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Windermere Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Villa Positano
Car: recommended

A stunning Boat House on the shores of Lake Windermere with amazing views of the Lake and Mountains.

Walkers Boat House offers a truly unique experience. Having a balcony the full width of the building where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine while watching boats travelling up and down the Lake.

This property offers exceptional location and wow factor views.

Dating back to the late 19th Century and used to store masts and sails and to also build boats. It has been totally refurbished with stylish and contemporary décor and has wooden beams through out.

Inside is an open plan lounge, dining area and a fully fitted kitchen. A hall way leads to 3 bedrooms, 2 doubles with King sized beds one with En-suite bathroom. 1 twin bedded room along with a Family bathroom with overhead shower each bathroom has underfloor heating.

There is private parking for 2 vehicles. And a walk way leading to the Lake.

Very well situated for all activities in easy walking distance to Bowness on Windermere, where you will find Beatrix Potter's Attraction, the Glebe where you can catch a Steamer to tour the Lake or hire a rowing boat. There is a good selection of shops and cafes.

Blackwell House is close by along with lots of amazing walks and cycling routes, sailing activities too with a golf course within 2 miles.

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Availability & Rates

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Bowness & Windermere House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
August
Aug 15 2014 - Aug 28 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,450
 
 
August / October
Aug 29 2014 - Oct 16 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
 
 
October
Oct 17 2014 - Oct 23 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,295
 
 
October
Oct 24 2014 - Oct 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
 
 
October / December
Oct 31 2014 - Dec 20 2014
3 night minimum stay
£225
£950
 
 
Christmas / New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
 
 
January / February
Jan 3 2015 - Feb 12 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£230
£995
 
 
February
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,265
 
 
February / March
Feb 20 2015 - Mar 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
£233
£1,100
 
 
March / April
Mar 27 2015 - Apr 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
£250
£1,325
 
 
April
Apr 3 2015 - Apr 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,395
 
 
April / May
Apr 10 2015 - May 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,265
 
 
May
May 22 2015 - May 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,525
 
 
May / July
May 29 2015 - Jul 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,275
 
 
July / September
Jul 10 2015 - Sep 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,525
 
 
September / October
Sep 4 2015 - Oct 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £150
Notes To secure a booking 50% deposit is required. The final balance 8 weeks before occupation with a £150.00 damage deposit, returned after your vacation, subject to damage checks.
Prices include VAT.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Bowness & Windermere House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Village
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Luxury
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Under loor heating
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Under floor heating.
  • Each bathroom has complimentary White Company Bath and Body Products.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games for Kids
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Walkway to Water
  • Balcony
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • fly fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
A really unique experience, the boat house has been re-furbished as luxury accommodation and has a history reaching back to the 1860's.
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