LOVELY TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY COTTAGE, IN THE HEART OF BOWNESS IN WINDERMERE

Alexandra Bayliss

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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LOVELY TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY COTTAGE, IN THE HEART OF BOWNESS IN WINDERMERE

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Cosy, romantic retreat in Bowness, with all the comforts of home. Sleeps 4.

Partridge Holme, an old sail makers cottage built of traditional slate, in 1889. Set in a quiet backwater, in the heart of Bowness, its terrific location means only a short walk to the Windermere Lake. The cottage has been restored and refurbished to a very high standard of comfort - with a balanced mix of modern and new contemporary furnishings - offering a cosy and relaxed decor. Near to the cottage is the Windermere Royal Yacht Club, where sailing is taught. There is a Local Theatre, Local Cinema, Shops, excellent Restaurants, local Pubs and the nearby New England Hotel - with its New Spa facility, are all nearby. Gentle walks are in striking distance, yet the wonderful Mountains are also within reach. Fishing, Horse riding, Cycle Hire, Golf - are some of the range of Sporting activities, here in the Lake District.. A local information pack also available.

' A lovely, fresh, fabulous Cottage,' ' Ideally located,' ' Can thoroughly recommend.' (Visitor Comments)

Entering the cottage, the open-plan interior has been created to offer a comfortable and a warm welcome. The kitchen welcomes the cooks' amongst you.

The two Bedrooms offer sumptuous bedding on the Sleigh bed in the master bedroom and on the Twin Beds - in the second bedroom.

A modern bathroom completes the care and attention, spent making this cottage an ideal Holiday retreat in the Lakes.

Sorry no pets.

A Free Car Parking permit linked with the cottage - allows free car parking, to listed car parks throughout the Lakes.

Broadband B.T. is available at the cottage through the 'Open Zone' B.T. network. Anyone using ths facility will already have a B.T. account and have a user name and password. The Computer will need to have a wireless Connector capability.

Visiting Hawkshead ? - see our other Property :

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Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hello Frank and Alex,



I just wanted to say thank so much for such a lovely stay at your cottage over the first bank holiday weekend! We had such a lovely time in the Lake district and all really wished we could have been there a while longer. Thanks also for being so good about Steve dropping the keys overboard while on the ferry to Ambleside!! What a nightmare!



I was wondering if the £100 cheque I sent up with the deposit (which I think was for accidental damages) would be returned to us or if you have already disposed of it? I just wanted to confirm basically that it was or will be destroyed or sent back.



Thanks again, we will be sure to recommend your cottage to our friends and any one we hear of that is planning up trip up that way.



Amanda
Apr 2011
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Alexandra Bayliss

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Speaks english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.8
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
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Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
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Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

LOVELY, COSY COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
Lovely, cosy cottage in great location for all the pubs, restaurants and shops in bowness. The cottage had everything we needed for a very enjoyable stay, including very comfortable beds! Will definitely recommend to any friends planning a visit to the lakes and sure we'll be back.
  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p727334
+44 820963
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
4

LOVELY COZY COTTAGE IN IDEAL LOCATION

  • 4 of 5
Cottage is cozy and home away from home. Kitchen is workable an contains all you should need, washing machine, cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher microwave. Beds & bedding comfortable, if anything a little soft for me, but that's not difficult!
Reasonable water pressure in the shower, which in other places is often a disappointment.
There is no parking space, but this was not a problem as a car park pass is provided, with the car park no more than a couple of minutes walk. Closer than it sounded when I read the instructions before booking. The Car Park Pass is a MAJOR plus as is transferable. This saved us a fortune in car parking fees as we explored other towns.
Bowness itself is lovely, plenty of places to eat & drink, and also the option of a host of takeaways, obviously caters for tourists well.
Only a couple of 'express' style supermarkets in Bowness, but would suggest you go to the Supermarket by the train station in Windermere for better selection and better prices!
A very short walk to be on the lake shore with beautiful views.
I would recommend the area and the cottage and would certainly stay there again.
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p727334
+44 820963
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

VERY NICE PLACE!

  • 5 of 5
We had an awesome stay at Partridge Holme. The cottage is very well located in Bowness. Everything is within walking distance. The parking (and thanks for the parking pass) is not too far and convenient. The place is well decorated and is packed with everything you need. Property was spotless and well-maintained. Communications with the owners were easy with plenty of info and our security deposit cheque (not cashed) was promptly returned after our stay.

I highly recommend this property for anyone visiting the area.
  • Submitted: May 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
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Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p727334
+44 820963
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

PROBABLY THE BEST VALUE AND LOCATION IN THE LAKES!

  • 5 of 5
It has been six months since we stayed at Partridge Holme and I have been a bit slack with posting my promised review; however, here it is!

The cottage was a bit hard to find, but when we finally located it, in it's tiny village street, we were enchanted! We fell in love with the house straightaway and very quickly found our way around Bowness.

The cottage itself is small, but that was what we wanted and expected - the point being, don't book this place for a crowd! However, for the two of us, plus two more for one night, it was absolutely perfect. Alex and Frank have ensured that every necessary amenity has been provided for a comfortable and trouble-free stay and the Car Park pass is pure gold! Just ensure you understand its area limitations.

Being centrally located in Bowness meant that we could access pretty much anywhere in the District within an hour or so drive or by using the ferry services. The location was also fantastic for access to many nearby walks, which was a big feature of our stay. We took at least one good walk every day and when we returned to Partridge Holme, drying our clothes was surprisingly easy, given the small size of the house and no garden. The radiators were very efficient!

One of the most important aspects of booking any holiday is the attitude and service provided by the operators. Frank and Alex were fantastic in that regard and provided great information, assistance and advice both before and during our stay. Having booked at fairly short notice from Australia, that was vital to the success of our visit.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and recommend this cottage to everyone we talk to. If you, dear reader, are considering staying here - just do it!

Happy trails to all and a big thank you to Alex and Frank.
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p727334
+44 820963
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

COTTAGE REVIEWJ

  • 5 of 5
Just back from this cottage and had a great time. It is ideally situated for exploring Bowness and Windermere and surrounding area. Just a few minutes walk away from the main shopping and lakes area. Cottage is really clean and well maintained. Owners were very helpful from the time off booking till we arrived home. Would recommend this cottage to anyone who wants to holiday in the Lake District. The parking pass is really useful when you are out and about. Would return to this cottage again when holidaying in this area.
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lovely Traditional Holiday Cottage, in the heart of Bowness in Windermere
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p727334
+44 820963
Bowness & Windermere Windermere & Central Lakes
5

RELAXING HOLIDAY RETREAT IN LOVELY LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
We have just spent a week in this lovely cottage and found it to be everything that we expected. The location was ideal for exploring Bowness and other further afield places, it was quiet and the cottage very well equipped, clean and comfortable.

Booking was easy and we found Frank and Alex to be very thorough, providing detailed information regarding directions to the property, access and parking ( the parking permit was a real bonus and well used)

We were very impressed with the variety and number of places to eat in Bowness and sampled several of them! We enjoyed evening meals in Hyltons and the local pub, Hole in t'Wall and also a tasty cooked breakfast in Bryson's bakery tea room.

We spent an evening in Bowness cinema and enjoyed the charms of a more traditional venue with friendly service, in fact we found everyone to be very friendly and welcoming throughout our stay.

A great base for exploring on foot, with several walks easily accessible from the town itself and also a choice of boat trips from the waterfront.

A thoroughly enjoyable time spent both relaxing and exploring. We certainly hope to return to the cottage and would not hesitate in recommending it to other people.

Many thanks to Frank and Alex.

Steve and Ann.
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
MANCHESTER
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
HOLE 'int' WALL
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
The White House
Car: recommended

Luxury Hotel nearby with Spa facilities . Windermere Lake only 5 mins walk, offers rowing and organised cruisers. Local horseriding and sailing clubs are nearby. The cottage's great central location has several good local restaurants and friendly pubs, within walking distance. A Local Theatre Group, Bowness Cinema and the Beatrix Potter exhibition are within 10 min. walk. Excellent local, or long fell walks, are within striking distance, catering for all levels of fitness. Wi Fi located in nearby Starbucks cafe - less than 1 min walk into the town.

Visiting Hawkshead ? - visit our other Property at:

Vale View ref:1101464 http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1101464

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Availability & Rates

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Bowness & Windermere Cottage Rental Rates

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May 30 2014 - Jul 10 2014
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3 night minimum stay
£95
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£500
 
 
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Jul 11 2014 - Aug 28 2014
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7 night minimum stay
£610
 
 
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Aug 29 2014 - Oct 2 2014
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£500
 
 
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £200.00
Notes Visiting Hawkshead ? - see our other Property :
Vale View ref:1101464 http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1101464

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bowness & Windermere Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Parents please note: For children under 3 years old - we have available a self assembly MotherCare padded TRAVEL COT at the cottage - which folds away and when un-packed is a large square item that has a padded floor and built up soft security sides. This is available for use AT THE COTTAGE - free of charge. There is also a HIGH COT available at the cottage - for children under 5 years old - free of charge Please ask if required, at the time of Booking .
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Games for Kids
  • Games
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Books for Adults
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Travel Cot available - at no extra charge. High Chair available at no extra cost. Sorry - NO PETS. To book there will be a £100.00 deposit, with the full balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. Weekend price applies to Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Mid week is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. If less than 8 weeks at time of booking full payment is required to confirm booking. Please note, we do not refund due to no shows, so we do advise customers to take out the relevant insurance to cover the Holiday
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