Built by the current owners, this fine detached Lakeland House is
conveniently located a mile from the centre of the bustling village of
Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. March House commands
beautiful views across the fields to the central Lakeland Fells and
enjoys beautiful evening sunsets.
A brisk walk across the field and through Common Woods leads to the
breath taking Orrest Head view point, the very first Lakeland walk of
the acclaimed Lakeland Guide Book author Alfred Wainwright and the
inspiration for his Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells.
To make the most of the views, the living space and master bedroom are
on the first floor. The large dual aspect lounge is the perfect place
to relax, with family or friends, enjoying the views or the cosy log
burning stove. The large kitchen is the perfect place to prepare a
hearty breakfast with views over the garden, and from the dining table
enjoy the sunset over the Lakeland Fells. The master bedroom offers far
reaching panoramic views, an ensuite bathroom and a dressing room. For
those wanting a quieter area to relax the reading room offers a
peaceful haven to which to escape and enjoy a book and admire the
The lovely gardens are a great place to relax and enjoy al-fresco
living on a sunny day or for children to play, and you may even catch a
glimpse of the local deer. This stylish property offers the opportunity
for holidays to remember and cherish, to enjoy the great outdoors and a
great base from which to explore the Lake District.
Accommodation in detail
With parking for three cars on the drive outside the front door,. On
entering the house through the front door there is a large hallway with
storage cupboards for walking boots and all your outdoor gear. The
living space is on the first floor with a large dual aspect living room
with a warming log fire. The family kitchen dining area is a great
space to entertain. The reading room offers a retreat for a little
peace and quiet place to enjoy a book or to relax and take in the view.
The master bedroom, with continental style king size double bed is
complimented with its own dressing room and ensuite bathroom. Returning
downstairs there are two further bedrooms; a double room and a twin
bedded room and a family bathroom with bath and separate shower. March
House also offers a lockable garage, ideal for the secure storage of
mountain bikes and canoes. Access is available from the hallway to the
garage and there is also good sized utility room.
To the rear of the property there is a lawned garden with woodland
borders and patio area with garden furniture. To the front there is a
well-tended garden of mature shrubs.
Please note that due to the location of the property mobile phone
signal may be limited.
This gorgeous Lake District cottage takes an enviable location; easily
reached by car or by train and perfectly placed to explore Windermere
village, Bowness and the delights of Lake Windermere without even
having to use a car.
Windermere village is a lovely place to make yourself at home, with
lazy cafes for breakfast, plenty of shops for stocking up the kitchen,
traditional Lake District pubs and several restaurants to choose from.
A number of superb walks begin nearby, including the easy ascent of
Orrest Head which promises spectacular views to Lake Windermere from
Walk or drive a couple of miles down the road and you'll reach bustling
Bowness, a popular Lake District holiday destination offering
sophisticated shopping, a range of restaurants and even a lively
nightlife - from the cosy 'Hole int Wall' traditional pub to the trendy
Bodegas & Sol tapas bar. From Bowness Bay, you can catch a Windermere
Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - what a way to explore without
For touring by car, you'll find Windermere a great place to start. A
famously scenic stretch of the A591 leads to Ambleside, Rydal Water and
historic Grasmere. Branch off into the Troutbeck Valley and take one of
the most breathtaking scenic drives in the Lake District - over
Kirkstone Pass to Ullswater with a stop at the acclaimed Queen's Head
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