About this property
Bowness on Windermere 8 miles. Tucked away within the Lake District National Park in Backbarrow near Newby Bridge and Windermere, is this excellent semi-detached cottage, Bridge House. Set into the hillside and sleeping up to six guests, Bridge House is a fabulous home-from-home, boasting breath-taking views of the River Leven and the surrounding village. Feel welcomed by two in-demand off-road parking spaces and the pretty whitewashed property that stands before you. Head inside to a fantastic dining room, one of many rooms in the house that has preserved its original beams and exposed stone features. Continue through to the well-equipped kitchen, a bright and airy space that boasts views of the river and all the appliances you need to create your favourite dishes. Progress through the property to the spacious sitting room, featuring a fabulous woodburning stove that is perfect to cosy up to, whilst watching Netflix on the Smart TV. The conservatory is situated nearby accessed from the Lounge with extra seating for 4 persons, providing a warm and pleasant socialising or dining spot for your group. When night falls head to bed in one of three rooms, the characterful and tastefully furnished double and twin rooms can be found on the first floor, whilst the charming double room with a vanity mirror is also found on the first floor to the right. Bridge House is served by two bathrooms, one being a ground-floor shower room and the other being a first-floor bathroom that has been fitted to a high standard and showcases a free-standing bath. For some privacy, sit down with a book in the first-floor snug whilst the rest of the group head outside the stunning rear garden, an elevated space containing a picnic bench where you can enjoy alfresco dining as you watch the Lakeside & Haverthwaite steam engine chuff by. Just across the road is the Whitewater Hotel & Cascades Leisure Club, why not try some dining here, or drink at the riverside bar, before embarking on a cycling tour with Lake District E-Bike Adventures. The nearby village of Cartmel is home to the rest of your amenities and more; travel here to enjoy a pint at the Unsworth's Yard Brewery, tour the glorious Holker Hall & Gardens and Priory Gatehouse, or walk your canine companion around the Cartmel Racecourse. Why not board the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway to connect with the boat trips up Windermere to Ambleside , or visit the market town of Ulverston and visit the world's only Laurel and Hardy Museum, embark on a hike to the Hoad Monument, or watch a live performance at the magnificent Coronation Hall. Travel a little further to Bowness-on-Windermere where you can kayak and canoe in Windermere Lake , walk to and make the most of the panoramic views at Brant Fell Viewpoint , and visit The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. Be sure to make the most of the easy access to the Lake District National Park, providing a large variety of things for you to do and see. After a long day exploring the beautiful Cumbrian landscapes, relax in the luxurious surroundings at the nearby Cascades Spa, take a dip the stylish pool, the perfect way to finish your day. For an unforgettable trip to Cumbria and the Lake District, choose Bridge House.