COVID-19 NOTICE We will not be accepting any bookings that arrive before June 1st. The Firs is part of the Brathay Cottage Collection, a family run business that lets and manages, in our opinion, some of the best holiday properties in the Lake District. We always aim to provide, not only the perfect base for your holiday in the Lakes, but the perfect service and personal touch to ensure you make the most of your time in the Lake District. The Firs is a recently renovated traditional Victorian Lakeland Residence, in the village of Bowness on Windermere. We are just a few hundred metres from both the centre of Bowness, and the Ferries at Lake Windermere. Bowness has an abundance of restaurants, pubs and cocktail bars, and here at The Firs perfectly placed a short stroll from the hustle and bustle of the most vibrant Village in the Lake District. This characterful Lakeland property sleeps 10 and is set over 3 floors with five beautiful and spacious bedrooms, four with ensuites, and one with family shower room. Three Kingsize beds, and two zip-and-link Superking/Twin beds, the Firs can offer a variety of sleeping arrangements to suit your group. At The Firs there is an abundance of living space to accommodate a party of 10. Choose between the stylish and luxurious Lounge, the comfortable and relaxed sitting room featuring piano, and the gorgeously sociable, large kitchen diner. A large utility basement with laundry facilities is accessed from the kitchen through a secret bookcase door (shhhh), allowing you to clean and dry clothes out of sight and away from the living spaces. The Firs benefits from a whole host of gadgets and appliances to make your stay the best it can. -Whole home high speed internet -Smart Televisions in all bedrooms -SONOS Speakers -Sky Q in both lounges -Laundry Facilities -Slow Cooker -Large Range Cooker -Dishwasher -Welcome Pack with Prosecco -Nespresso Coffee Machine -Blu-ray Player
Ambleside self-catering accommodation rarely comes in a more picturesque setting. Stableman's Cottage, set up perfectly for self catering, is situated within part of the historic country house of Stepping Stones, once owned by William Wordsworth's son. The house overlooks the famous stepping stones across the River Rothay at the foot of Loughrigg fell surrounded by beautiful countryside. This lovely location is amazingly within walking distance of the bustling village of Ambleside, a short drive to Grasmere and the popular tourist villages of Bowness and Windermere. Also a short stroll away is the hamlet of Rydal where there is a local pub and tea rooms. Combining characteristic features of exposed beams and vaulted ceilings with tasteful comfortable interiors and modern appliances, the cottage is well-equipped for self-catering and the perfect base in which to explore the Lake District. Having 3 bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms, the cottage layout is ideal for families (suitable for children from age 5+), groups of friends or two couples wishing to have separate private bathroom/shower facilities. Stableman's offers a lovely private 'home from home' and is an ideal Lakeland retreat …. comfortable accommodation, stunning views, fantastic walks straight from the door, an abundance of local wildlife, a myriad of local eateries, well located for visiting tourist attractions …. and much much more. Our weekly changeover day is Friday although out of the main season we offer weekend and short breaks. We are officially rated 4* by Visit England and have experience of letting out our holiday home for many years with excellent reviews.
Located at the heart of Bowness, this delightful Lakeland green slate holiday cottage is just a stone's throw from the town centre and lake Windermere. Rowan Cottage sleeps four people in a double bedroom and twin bedroom. Rowan Cottage is decorated and furnished to the highest standard featuring a beautiful blend of traditional country cottage charm with modern day luxuries. Rowan Cottage is located just 5 minutes walk from the town centre and only 10 minutes from the lake. Its fantastic location makes Rowan Cottage an ideal base for exploring Bowness on Windermere and the surrounding area. Guests at Rowan Cottage are furnished with a parking permit, which can be used for parking at the cottage as well as within the local area. To the rear of the home, Rowan Cottage has its own courtyard garden complete with outdoor dining furniture.