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Tarn Hows

Ideally positioned in the village of Windermere, is this family-friendly cottage, Tarn Hows. This Victorian town-house offers spacious accommodation with all of the contemporary fixtures and features you could need for a self-catered stay, there’s no better place from which to explore the Lake District with your loved ones. To the front of the property is a snug sitting room with pretty floral wallpapers and décor to match; here you can spend some relaxing time in front of the television on the plush sofas before heading into the open-plan living space of the property to enjoy a hearty home-cooked meal. Within the open-plan space you will find a kitchen to the rear, boasting sleek white and grey units holding a wide selection of appliances to assist you in concocting your delicious dishes. Attached to the kitchen is the dining area, holding a sofa too so you can relax with a glass of wine in hand as your dinner simmers on the hob before gathering around the table together for a tasty treat or an evening of board games. Discover four bright and airy bedrooms on the first floor, offering ample space for all of the family to wind down in the evenings, with storage space available for all of your personal belongings; choose from a double room, a twin holding an additional cot, a further twin and a bunk room, there’s plenty of space to relax into your evening. Spend some time in the rear patio area for a breath of fresh air with your morning coffee before heading out to explore your local surroundings. Set within the centre of Windermere, you’ll find a wide range of attractions with easy reach of the cottage; from simplicities such as delicious eateries and quaint shops to waterfront adventures on the renowned Lake Windermere where you can try your hand at sailing, kayaking, canoeing and more! Take a trip into Kendal and explore its cultural delights including a museum, art gallery and historical landmarks just to name a few, or choose to spend your time around the lake at Bowness-on-Windermere where you can find the Beatrix Potter attraction, dramatic landscapes and plenty of excitement. In reach of a wide range of attractions to suit all tastes, Tarn Hows makes a wondrous base for exploring the Lake District.

Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with an additional cot, 1 x twin and 1 x bunk beds. Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Sitting room.

Amenities for Rental

Gas central heating Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi Fuel and power inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Private parking to the rear for 1 car and free roadside parking to the front Private patio with furniture Two well-behaved pets welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.4 miles Note: There are small internal steps throughout the property

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Rooms 4 · Sleeps 8

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

28 Thornthwaite Road
Cumbria & The Lake District
Lake District
La23 2DN

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs








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