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Bowderbeck, Buttermere

Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • Bowderbeck cottage with Crummock Water and the mountains behind
    Bowderbeck cottage with Crummock Water and the mountains behind
    Bowderbeck cottage with Crummock Water and the mountains behind
    An idyllic location - with Buttermere lake, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks behind.
    The beautiful lakeshore 5-10 minutes walk from Bowderbeck.
    The wood burning stove for evenings by the fire, we supply logs.
    Plenty of comfortable seating in the living room
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    Bowderbeck was awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014 and is ideal for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers and families who love the countryside, it sleeps up to 6 people all year round, and 8 people in the summer months (May - September). Recently refurbished it is tastefully decorated and full of character with original features including exposed beams and stone floors, and a newly installed wood burning stove. It has a large garden, with a natural mountain stream and pools.

    Located just outside the lovely village of Buttermere, its an easy 10 minute walk either down a pretty bridleway or along the road to two lively pubs, The Bridge and The Fish which both serve food, and 2 cafés serving hot food and local produce all year, one of these has just been listed in T...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Deck
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Housekeeping Included
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    There is a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable living room, separate dining room and a wooden verandah extension with a large west-facing balcony with panoramic views of the valley, which is a wonderful place to sit out in the summer with a pre-dinner drink to watch the sun go down!! There are four bedrooms; one double, one twin and a single upstairs; and bunk beds in the verandah.

    The living room is comfortable and spacious, with a cosy wood burning stove and a lovely view down to the lake from the window. There is no TV, but there are plenty of books, playing cards and a whole cupboard of board games and jigsaws to keep you occupied! There is a separate dining room which can seat up to eight people. There's a small stereo you can either connect your phone / iPod to (universal head...
    Listing #HL160923 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 120.0 km
    Railway: Penrith: 50.0 km
    Bowderbeck is situated in the Buttermere valley, just outside Buttermere village in the North West corner of the Lake District National Park.

    The nearest towns are Keswick and Cockermouth, 8-10 miles away. There is a bus service from Keswick, or taxis. Once in Buttermere you do not need a car as the village is walking distance.

    The nearest airports are Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds, and the nearest train station is Penrith. A car is essential.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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  • English first
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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This has to be one of the most beautiful places we have ever stayed - my 7 year old son saying that it had the best scenery he's ever seen in England! We were extremely lucky with the weather and swam in the lake (without wetsuits) every day we were there. We loved the sheep who shared the garden (apart... more

London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This is one of the most amazing holiday locations I've ever stayed in. We loved this character filled cottage from the moment we stepped in until we reluctantly left. It's really all about the location primarily,though Bowderbeck is equipped to a high standard and is very comfortable. If peaceful isolation is your thing then this is the place for you.... more

Juliet H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 June 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We loved Bowderbeck from the moment we arrived. It has lots of character and has recently been very tastefully refurbished. Bowderbeck is very comfortable, and has the best holiday house beds that I have ever slept in, and a very effective and easy to use log burner. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need. There is also a... more

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