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Spacious 4 Bedrooms all en Suite in Bowness, dog friendly & parking for 4 cars

Bedrooms 4
Space 301 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, parking for 4 cars, few minutes walk to The Lake, restaurants, pubs, bars and shops

Nightly prices shown are only an estimate, we price by the week or long weekend so to get an accurate quotation please enter your holiday dates. If you are booking please do not enter your card details we don't take card payments, when you send an enquiry we will explain.

Updated in 2018, Sandown is a spacious and comfortable upside down house which offers the perfect location for a family or group of friends looking for a exceptionally well equipped holiday home. The main advantages to Sandown include each guest bedroom having its own private shower facilities and TV all being on the ground floor so not far to carry your luggage! The house has ample parking for up to 4 cars within the grounds. The kitchen & utility room are very equipped with most of the gadgets and cooking utensils you will find at home. And the relaxing lounge and dining room are located upstairs to take advantage of the mountain range views.

We are situated in a peaceful part of Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the English Lake District. Our location is on the main lake road just on the edge of the village so we are only a few minutes gentle stroll to Lake Windermere and all that Bowness village has to offer or Windermere is an easy 20 mins stroll up the road. We are dog friendly for one well behaved dog only, we offer free WI-FI and bed linen, TVs in all the bedrooms, 1 bath & hand towel pp, and bath mats. We also provide dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tea towels and starter toilet rolls.

Despite our central location we have plenty of guest parking within our grounds. Please note the house can only accommodate 7 people plus baby maximum. We have 1 travel cot and high chair available.

Our changeover day is a Friday. Please note that the rates quoted are for a full 7 night week; the way the calendar is set up we are not able to overlap dates so the rates look like they are Fri to Thurs, which is 7 inclusive nights, so you would check in on a Friday at 4pm check out a week later on the Friday at 10am.

It would be our pleasure to answer any questions you may have so please get in touch, we look forward to hearing from you.


More Details


Bowness-on-Windermere House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 301 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 4 bedrooms in total: 3 x double all with a double bed, wardrobe, side tables, lamps, shower en suite (shower, toilet & washbasin), flat screen TV, hair dryer, Wi-Fi. Single room has the same facilities but with a single bed. All are ground floor.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The house itself is strictly NO SMOKING as we have professional smoke detectors fitted in all rooms, but smoking is permitted in the grounds & car park. We are happy to accept a MAX. of 1 well behaved dog at anytime but we ask that they are not left unattended in the house (if you can put them in the car if you are going out without them) and also that they are not allowed to sleep IN or ON the beds or furniture. There are many good places to eat in the village and also out and about that you can take your dogs. We ask for a returnable £150 property damage or breakages deposit which would be returned no later than 10 days after check out date. This is for damage or breakages which would be discussed with you if relevant. If you have pets staying this also covers for any of our requested rules which have not been followed. Our changeover day is Friday. Please note that the rates quoted include 7 full nights. Ample parking for 4 cars and an area is set aside with a outside table, chairs and BBQ, see images. Bed linen, bath, hand towel & bath mats are provided. The house is cleaned on check out day; if you are staying more than 1 week and wish the house to be cleaned, please enquire (this will be chargeable). Towels provided; 1 bath & 1 hand per person. The Dining Room with large table easily accommodating 8 people. We have 1 x travel cot available you will require your own bedding and 1 high chair, please ask on enquiry/booking


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Spacious 4 Bedrooms all en Suite in Bowness, dog friendly & parking for 4 cars
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 12 reviews

Great Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a great location just a short walk to everyhting you need. The kids called it an upside down house because the living areas are upstairs which worked really well for our group, especially as each bedroom has its own facilities!! The customer service we received was first class, great communication and really accomodating of our needs, a real pleasure to deal with!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review we are happy you all had some quality family time together & found the house comfortable. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again in the future. Kindest regards Georgie
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new year holiday at sandown house

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well equipped property. All bedrooms are en-suite with very comfortable beds. It is well situated for all amenities, having lovely olde worlde pubs, restaurants and lots of shops to visit. We highly recommend staying at sandown house and would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very prompt and kind review it was a pleasure to welcome you and your family and we look forward to hopefully meeting you all again in the future. Kind regards Georgie
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Excellent home from home with the added bonus of 4 on-suite rooms

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location with ample parking. Accommodation was very comfy and clean and really worked well for a larger party

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review we are really glad you had a good stay we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Georgie
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Comfortable and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week staying at Sandown over Christmas. The property was clean and comfortable and is well situated for a short walk to the shops, restaurants and the lake as well stunning walks with the dog. Georgeene was very helpful and responded to enquiries promptly. The beautiful Christmas tree was a lovely festive bonus!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Claire for your kind review we are so pleased you enjoyed Christmas at Sandown and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Georgie
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Location location location

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent choice for our extended family holiday following a wedding reception at the Hydro. A 15 minute walk to Bowness pier passing a couple of small supermarkets on the way for groceries. There are also several good restaurants within a five minute walk.

The house was spotlessly clean when we arrived, was very well equipped and maintained. Georgeene was very helpful with enquiries and very pleasant to deal with.

No hesitation in recommending the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Roy for your kind review e are so pleased you were all comfortable at the house and had a good enjoyable week.
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Wonderful Quiet Location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful quiet location, excellent facilities & lovely view, comfortable clean rooms with good standards and en Suite. Fantastic huge dinning-living room. It was our fist visit at Lake District and was thoroughly enjoyed.

The owner was very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments we are so glad you had a great holiday. All very best to the whole family. Georgie
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Property Manager

Georgeene Eastwood-Taylor
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Georgeene Eastwood-Taylor

Georgie & Mark both live in Bowness-on-Windermere and have an abundant amount of local knowledge for days out, walking and other outdoor activities as well as all the best places to eat and drink and we are happy to share all this with you, please just email or text one of us during your stay as we would be happy to help in any way.

The Lake District is a must stay for anyone visiting the UK or looking for a beautiful part of the UK to holiday in as there is so much to see and do as well as appreciating our stunning scenery.

Georgeene Eastwood-Taylor purchased this house in 2010

Why Georgeene Eastwood-Taylor chose Bowness-on-Windermere

Windermere is the ideal base for The Lake District as it has excellent restaurants, specialist & boutique shops, tea shops, wine bars & old traditional English pubs. From The Pier you can enjoy a trip around Lake Windermere hopping on and off at the traditional villages or ride the Lakeside steam train. There are lots for the kids to do like fun farms, Go Ape, a zoo, the aquarium etc. Alternatively from our front door you are already only minutes away from breath-taking views and many beautiful scenic walks, hikes and bike rides. But if you fancy a change from all that you can go climbing, sailing, golfing, fishing, horse riding, off roading, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking or visit the many historic houses, safari parks, award winning gardens, the list goes on with something for all.

What makes this house unique

The house is in the perfect location in a quiet yet central position within the Windermere area only a 5 minute gentle stroll to Lake Windermere and a few minutes’ walk down to the village of Bowness (on the Lake) or 20 minutes walk up the hill to Windermere village.

All our guests rooms are located on the ground floor as as make the most of the mountains views from upstairs. Unlike many cottages in the area with a central location we still have private and secure parking for approx. 4 cars within our grounds.

And all our bedrooms have their own shower en suite so no queuing for the bathroom or the loo at any time! Plus all bedrooms have their own TV.

We offer free Wi-Fi, we are dog friendly and we have a small outside seating area to enjoy if you want to have a BBQ etc.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Just a quick note to say what a lovely time we've had at your house in Bowness. It was so welcoming to be greeted with such a beautiful Christmas Tree in that cosy lounge. My nephew, all of two years old, stood at the door and whispered 'Oh......mygod!' when he saw it. The view of the snow topped peaks from the kitchen window took my breath away & really impressed the kids. The house had all we needed for a much needed break. It was particularly important for us to make this year special, as last Christmas my daughter was diagnosed as Type 1 Diabetic & very poorly, spent 22nd until Boxing Day in hospital. Thank you so much for helping us to have some excellent family time
Dec 2017
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Windermere Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
In Windermere
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Car: not necessary


Manchester International Airport is 80 miles away which takes approx. 90 minutes in the car.

Liverpool International Airport is 80 miles away which takes approx. 90 minutes in the car.

Blackpool Airport is 50 miles away which takes approx. 60 minutes in the car.

Windermere Rail Station links to all mainline rail and is a few minutes in the car from Sandown.

There is a bus stop at our front door. The use of a car is NOT essential.


We are based in the Southern Lake District and we are accessible to the whole of the Lake District either by car, boat, bus or on foot. We are only a few minutes walk to the village of Bowness where there are many shops and restaurants, pubs etc. and just a few minutes to the Lake.

Bowness 2 minutes walk

Windermere 15 minutes walk

Ambleside 4 miles

Hawkshead 8 miles

Rydal 6 miles

Grasmere 10 miles

Kendal 8 miles

Keswick 22 miles

Penrith 30 miles

Carlisle 40 miles

Further Details:

Banks, shops, pubs, restaurants, post office, supermarket, cinema and the Lake are a few minutes walk from Sandown.

Rail station 15 minutes walk or a few minutes in a taxi.

Not suitable for those with limited mobility due to upside down configuration, narrow hallway and en suites are not suitable for anyone with limited mobility.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $210.56

Booking Notes:
Please email for availability.
Deposit due on booking (contract supplied).
Balance and breakage deposit due 8 weeks prior to stay.
Breakage deposit (if relevant) returned within 10 days after end of stay.

Changeover Day:
Check in from 3.30pm
Check out by 10am

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund