The Hollies

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, Windermere and Troutbeck Bridge LA23 2EL
From: £1,609 weeklySleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5
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The Hollies: Cumbria

Within walking distance of all Windermere’s facilitiesTucked away on a quiet road, The Hollies is a five star, 5 bedroomed, quirky Victorian house situated between the villages of Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere. Within walking distance of train station, lake, marina, cinemas, theatre, restaurants, supermarkets, local shops and incredible fells - all minutes away. The Hollies is an ideal base for extended families or groups. A second twin bedroom with wet room on the ground floor is helpful for those with limited mobility. The open plan kitchen/dining room has crafted shaker style units with Belfast sink and robust granite worktop, and a desk with imac computer. A four oven gas Aga beneath oak beams rescued from an old chemist shop, and slate recycled from Grasmere bus station - is perfect for drying out a soggy kit! A library of books, maps, family games and films for little ones make this a wonderful place. The house is stylishly decorated with handmade wide white shutters. Oil paintings, teardrop chandeliers, Minton tiled floor, rugs and throws on comfy sofas fuse old and new in a tasteful way. Linen curtains over French doors lead from the ’grown ups’ dining room with woodburner to a walled gravelled courtyard - perfect for those balmy summer evenings, whilst the little pocket garden is lovely for a quiet moment. There’s even a Christmas box full of decorations for a festive stay- including Christmas tree if needed. All 4 upstairs bedrooms have luxurious bath or shower rooms and are provided with fluffy white towels so don’t be tempted to bring your own. Shops, restaurants and pub 1/4 mile.Ground Floor:
Living room:
With wood burner, Satellite TV, DVD player, CD player and wooden floor.
Dining room: With wood burner, tiled floor and French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen/dining room: With gas Aga (4 oven and hot plate), microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite wet room with shower and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 2:
With double bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds and en-suite with bath and toilet.
Bedroom 5: With bunk bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet. Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burners included. Travel cot and highchair. Small front garden with bench. Rear enclosed courtyard with garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only.


  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
  • Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • All En-suite
  • Ground Floor Wet Room
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration
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June 2012
Excellent location, just a short stroll from Lake Windermere. Nice quiet residential area. Restaurants and shops 5 minutes walk away. The house is well equipped and tastfully furnished and decorated. Particularly good for family groups. Helpful owner, thoughtful welcome gift and card.
March 2011
A great family house for a familiy holiday.
Oct 2010
The twin room with ensuite at the rear of the house is excellent for elderly relatives as it is easily accessed from the ground floor The number of en-suite bathrooms makes it ideal for accommodating 10 people.
Oct 2010
Beautiful home. Very clean and big enough for large parties.
Sept 2010
Very comfortable, felt like a family home.
April 2010
A fabulous family holiday home; cosy, comfortable & welcoming. Everything you would need was provided, including a welcome basket, items for the children, internet and a large variety of books if you have a quite moment. Good location for all the attractions of the lake district.
Oct 2009
The availability of the number of bathrooms. The homely feel of the property was very appealing and ensured a relaxing stay. The property was very well equipped with everything in working order. The location was ideal for accessing both Windermere and Bowness on Windermere on foot.
July 2009
Property marked as 'fair' - this is a fantastic house. Very well placed.
July 2009
Perfect for 4 adults and 7 children.
July 2009
Property marked as "fair" - this is a fantastic house. Very well placed.
Dec 2008
Property was fantastic - well apointed in every sense. All members of the party including the kids thought it was brilliant. Nice touch with the welcome hamper.
Jan 2008
A gorgeous house in a great location, brilliant value for money.
June 2007
Great location, lovely cottage, very warm and comfortable. The dining room makes a great studio for painting.
June 2006
This was the best presented and equipped cottage we have stayed in with lovely sized rooms. The owners had thought of everything!
Feb 2006
The cottage was very comfortable and exceeded our expectations.
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