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The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Howe Top is an exceptional five-bedroom holiday home situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park with views to Lake Windermere. This spacious property has been extensively modernised with comfort and luxury to be found in every detail. Howe Top is ideal for a family or larger group to enjoy time together in a relaxing setting.
The open-plan kitchen is well-equipped and perfect for rustling up a light meal or supper for all guests. Leading from the kitchen is the dining room with stunning views across Bowness-On-Windermere and a glimpse of Lake Windermere itself. The relaxed seating area of the dining room leads to the sitting room with a large and comfortable corner sofa. The accommodation is spread over three floors with all bedrooms featuring zip and link beds (can be configured as super-king size beds or full sized single beds on request), which offers excellent flexibility with sleeping arrangements.
The glorious setting on the outskirts of beautiful Bowness-On-Windermere can be best appreciated from the balcony, either relaxing in the hot tub or taking in the view while dining al fresco on the outdoor dining set. The enclosed gravelled garden is set just below the property leads down to a summerhouse. There is also secure bike storage available.
Bowness-On-Windermere is one of the most sought-after tourist towns on the shoreline of Lake Windermere, and its many and varied amenities can be reached on foot from Howe Top. A major draw for visitors are the outdoor activities available year-round, including lake cruises, sailing and watersports. Howe Top is in a perfect location for discovering the beauty of the Lake District National Park with numerous hikes and cycle routes to explore. Within easy driving distance are other popular destinations including Kendal, Ambleside and Windermere.
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