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Bowderbeck, Buttermere

Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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
    Buttermere
    |
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    Bowderbeck 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 which gets sun all day, with a lovely natural stream.

    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 pubs, The Bridge and The Fish which both serve food, and 2 cafés serving hot food and local produce, one of these has just been listed in The Independent 'Top 50 Tea Rooms'. Buttermere lake is also only a few minutes walk down the bridleway from the cottage, where you paddle at the shingle beach or join the lakeshore path for the 4.5 mile walk around the lake. There's no need to use the car, as there's...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (7)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(5)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    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...
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    Listing #HL160923 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Low Oct 31, 2014 Dec 20, 2014 3 nights
    $212
    £125
    $212
    £125
    $931
    £550
    High Dec 21, 2014 Jan 3, 2015 7 nights -- --
    $1,608
    £950
    Low Jan 4, 2015 Mar 26, 2015 3 nights
    $252
    £149
    $252
    £149
    $1,007
    £595
    Low Oct 30, 2015 Dec 20, 2015 3 nights
    $252
    £149
    $252
    £149
    $1,007
    £595
    View all periods
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    The price is fully inclusive of all bills, bed linen, towels and logs for the wood-burning stove. Bowderbeck can sleep up to 8 people between Easter and September and a maximum of 6 people between October and Easter as one of the bedrooms is in a wooden annexe which is not centrally heated which is fine in summer but not very comfortable in winter.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 74.6 mi
    Railway: Penrith: 31.1 mi
    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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TommyCott...
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 June 10, 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

Jon V
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

The Lakes are a generous place - nobody is trying to keep you off a mountain or away from the shore line and all the things we love are given in abundance - dancing water surfaces and torrents in sunlight; walks of every degree of ease or difficulty, trees and hedgerows of every species and wild flowers wherever the eye... more

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