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Langdale in Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

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sleeps 5
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Langdale description

Holiday home
Situated just a few minutes walk from the centre of the picturesque village of Bowness-on-Windermere is this delightful semi-detached house. Set over two floors, this 'upside down' cottage offers first-floor open-plan living accommodation, with a large balcony - perfect for admiring the wonderful views over the famous Langdale Fells. Three bedrooms, a superb fitted kitchen and a spacious living area are all finished to the very highest standards, offering modern convenience in a homely atmosphere. Nicely decorated and furnished, this property offers comfortable, well-equipped accommodation in an ideal location - convenient for access to the local amenities and the various activities on offer throughout the region.

The towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, bustling settlements that hold enduring appeal for many visitors to the Lake District. Whilst providing a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, they also offer a number of great activities such as boat trips between Bowness and Ambleside, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. The forest park at Grizedale is nearby with good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure playground, whilst the National Trust own a number of properties in the area - providing a somewhat more sedate alternative. The area is also home to a variety of water sport facilities and children can enjoy the "World of Beatrix Potter" in Bowness, where the latest technology brings the author's famous characters to life.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Electric warm air heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, satellite TV, video, DVD player, stereo/CD player/radio, WiFi, library of books, games. All power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. Balcony with seating. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops, pubs, lake and all town amenities 5 mins walk. Note: No children under 5 or infants. Note: There is a private lower ground floor apartment beneath the property.


  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Sky TV
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mr Jeffries
March 2013
Well located for local walks, as well as access to the pubs and cinema in Bowness.
Mrs Bligh
December 2014
An excellent house, well sited for shops and lake.
Mr Latif
March 2011
We really felt at home in the cottage. It was very comfortable and in an excellent location. A place we can keep coming back to.
Mr Colbourn
May 2011
Scenery, pubs, activities, boating and mountain biking. Chilling in the cottage was good too.
Mr Allison
November 2012
Central location, very nice flat.
Mr Britton
November 2012
Property was about 5 minutes walk from town centre. The accommodation was excellent.
Mr Brown
April 2015
In a great location, a 5 minute walk to town but quiet, with all amenities on your doorstep. A great place to explore from. Very comfortable and homely.
Mrs Oliver
July 2013
The location of the property was ideal, nice and close to the lake and town pubs and restaurants.
Mr Aldridge
October 2012
It was well presented and clean like home from home. We had a lovely comfortable holiday.
Mr Parrott
August 2011
We liked the location, the private parking, the layout of property and cleanliness.
Mrs Dhillon
July 2012
The house was comfortable and provided easy access to the town and lakes.
Mr Coughlan
August 2010
Our family had a wonderful time in The Lake District staying at Langdale. Accommodation was much better than we had expected, very homely and well situated. Would highly recommend anyone to book through Sykes.
Mr Waites
July 2012
Good location.
Mr Howarth
September 2012
Near to shops, cafes and boat trips on the lake. Private parking. We enjoyed the house and Sky TV.
Mrs Fullerton
March 2010
Excellent location, beautiful town.
Mr Eade
March 2010
Because we live in the country we wanted somewhere with a little life and we got just what we wanted!! Near enough to the town without being in it!! Fantastic situation close to all we needed.
Mrs Smith
March 2011
It is wonderfully situated with easy access to the town. There are lots of good restaurants.
Miss Brun
March 2011
We enjoyed our stay very much. Langdale Cottage is an a perfect location, we would use again!
Mrs Wilson
April 2011
The house was perfectly placed for all sight seeing, and the children enjoyed the fact that the bedrooms were downstairs!
Ms Burdett
April 2010
Good position on edge of Bowness. Nice comfortable lounge and very well equipped kitchen.
Mrs Kelly
September 2010
Being close to Bowness but having parking.
Mrs Tattersall
July 2008
First visit to the Lake District. Could not have been in a more central location for shops and lake. Good accommodation, there was everything we wanted in the house.
Mrs Elliott
July 2010
I liked how close this property was to Bowness and it's quirky layout.
Mrs Pallent-home
March 2008
The cottage was sparkling when we arrived. There was everything we needed in the kitchen. New clean dish cloths, tea towels etc. A full size fridge freezer was a great bonus. The sofas were good quality and very comfortable. The full glass wall gave lots of light and our baby loved watching the birds feeding on the balcony. Location was good. Quiet cul de sac yet minutes walk from Lake and nice coffee shops. Supermarket also within easy walking distance.
Mr Hughes
September 2008
The whole of my party was completely satisfied in every way with the quality of everything and we had a most wonderful holiday. We will recommend Langdale to all our family and friends. In fact, we have already begun to do so.
Miss Sheerin
October 2008
What a fabulous property. We would have no hesitation in booking it again or recommending it to others. The location was just a few minutes walk from the lakeside. The property was furnished to a high standard and was very comfortable.
Mr Wright
September 2010
Very cosy and comfortable and easy access to Bowness,I would book again.
Mr Chown
August 2009
Ideally situated, within easy walking access to the centre of Bowness and the Lake.
Miss Morris
March 2007
It was ideally located in Bowness, and lovely accommodation to relax in - plenty of room and very well equipped.
Miss Mckinney
October 2009
Overall, we had a most enjoyable week and the premises and facilities were good.
Mrs Maple
August 2008
Accommodation was, as described, within walking distance of boats, shops and restaurants which meant we did not need to take the car unless we wanted to go further afield. Accommodation was clean, comfortable and well equipped.
Mr Selvidge
January 2008
The property was just what we wanted for a trouble free family get-to-gether at Christmas. The kitchen, although small, was superbly equipped and made cooking the Christmas feast easy. We all loved it and would recommend it to anyone who wanted a nice place to stay whilst exploring the Windermere area.
Mrs Watts
August 2007
Very convenient - just a quick stroll into town.
Mrs Pateman
December 2006
The property was very convenient and comfortable.
Mr Williamson
June 2007
Thank you so much for an excellent holiday, We can't wait to book for next year and my parents are coming as well.
Mr Sherry
September 2009
The location of the property was ideal for the Lakes. The property was well appointed for our usage, and the balcony was lovely to sit out on. I would recommend this property. Anything that you required was within walking distance; boat tours, the Beatrix Potter attraction and a good variety of shops.
Miss Wrightson
October 2007
Best holiday property that I have stayed in.
Mrs Mills
March 2007
Excellent position for a family to explore Bowness and all the surrounding attractions and amazing countryside.
Mr Mrs Corri
January 2007
Central, comfortable homely.
Mrs Haythorn
August 2007
This property was like a home from home, with everything that you could possibly need, plus other thoughtful details making the holiday an extremely comfortable and enjoyable one. There was so much more than the required necessities and the extra touches made all the difference. We will definitely be booking to go back again.
Mrs Brittell
January 2006
The accommodation was as stated within easy walking distance of all amenities. It was clean, warm and very comfortable, so much so that we spent a lot of time indoors relaxing. We would definitely book the same property again.
Dr Evans
February 2006
An excellent property in a fantastic location. Warm, comfortable, well equipped, good condition and good value for money. We would be very happy to stay there again. Thanks
Mr Spencer
April 2006
Very comfortable lounge area. Very light property close to Bowness facilities.
September 2012
We arrived on a wet Saturday, but woke up to a fairly nice Sunday, the day was to sort shopping and whats in the location. We were pleased to find all that we needed was centrally located, and the house was in an ideal place for getting to and from the lake on foot even when i had difficulty in walking. We did not travel far by car because of the ferries were able to get to where we wanted to go, not shore about cost, petrol against fare, but as we had three beautiful days statring Monday. We had a wonderful time the Thursday started ok but the weather started to turn bad, come Friday morning it was bad heavy rain, we started making tracks to go home,in fact we were all sorted by 12-00O clock so we left that afternoon. Other wise we had a wonderful stay, the place was nice and clean and plenty of off road parking, would we stay there again ? Yes & yes again. (family of five 4.5) We have been asked below for our information to be shared, so future guest can contact us, but we would like to remain Private Thank You
Miss Murtagh
December 2006
Langdale was gorgeous - extremely warm, comfortable and clean. The place is very well equipped and in an excellent location. Very good value for money, we will certainly stay again and there were two sad faces when it was time to leave. We will certainly recommend both the accomodation and Sykes Cottages to family and friends. We stay in the Lake District frequently in self catering accomodation and for comfort and value Langdale has been our best yet! Thanks for a great holiday.
Mr May
December 2006
Fully equipped kitchen and Sky TV were a very nice luxury and made relaxing over the Christmas break very easy. Overall a great holiday. Would definitely use the property again if the opportunity arose.
December 2011
we had an excellent at this well equipped comfortable central property.It is less than 5 min walk from the main shops in Bowness and less than 10 minutes from the lakeshore. The property is comfortable, well equipped in a quiet situation, as very being very competitively priced, we hope to visit again soon.
Mr Webb
September 2006
Very convenient for bustling Bowness when weather bad. Superb convenience. Great property for those with teenagers.
Mr Mott
June 2006
Having a central base in Bowness within an easy walk of an excellent variety of restaurants was a definite plus.
Mrs Wardropper
March 2007
Very well equipped, clean and comfortable home. Good location.
February 2014
Owner very pleasant & lovely. Home is extremely clean & has everything you need. Very good location within walking distance to shops, pubs, restuarants & lake.
October 2011
a great place to visit close to village center pubs rest ect . easy to walk to the lake and nice walks within easy reach.. love the large lounge area/kitchen,bedrooms being downstairs was a bit strange but soon got used to it. plenty of hot water to rest tired legs in a hot bath, thanks to everyone a great week had by all(2 couples)
May 2011
This is a lovely property to hire, it had everything you needed to make it a wonderful stay, the only thing I was a little dissappointed with was the view from the sitting room window. It is ideally situated for the village easy walking distance to the shop, the kitchen was well equiped, very clean and comfortable stay, I would recomend and have told lots of friends. We would look to book again in the future.
December 2009
Well placed property, ideal for exploring the surrounding area. Well located for access into Bowness with all of the required amenities within walking distance. Well equiped and comfortable.
Mr Lofthouse
March 2016
Langdale was a nice warm house with a big lounge and balcony. It was situated in a super location for amenities with good parking and we would stay again.
December 2009
I found the property to be a real home from home, with everything you'd want at hand, including a collection of games and toys for kids as well as tapes and CD's and a stereo. The house was immaculate, I'd have no hesitation in recommending this property to anyone with a family. Also in a great position for the centre of Bowness.
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