Low Strawberry Gardens

Nr Hawkshead, Cumbria

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 2
  • Acorn rating 2 What's this?
  • Reference 009007

About Low Strawberry Gardens

A two-bedroom lakeside retreat on the shores of Windermere with its own jetty.

Draw back the curtains to an idyllic lake scene where sailing boats bob along the waters and towering mountains provide the backdrop. Low Strawberry Gardens sits within metres of the west shore of Windermere, complete with its own jetty for you to watch the scenery unfold. Once a market garden, where tourists would row across the lake for its main crop, Strawberries, now a two-bedroom lakeside retreat brimming with original features from the slate floors, exposed beams to the old range in the lounge. 

Bring your own kayak or canoe and launch it from the jetty in the garden. You could also loop onto the lakeshore path and head north to Wray Castle or amble along to the newly restored Claife Viewing Station with its spectacular viewpoint and charming little café.

For restaurants and retail therapy Bowness is just a short ferry ride across the lake and Ambleside, situated at the top of Lake Windermere, is a twenty minute drive. The town is surrounded by countryside, with fells, woodland, and the quirky little Bridge House and a Roman fort all to be discovered.

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave not available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher not available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone available
  • Television not available
  • DVD not available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available


Not accessible

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  • Ground floor

    Kitchen/dining room, sitting room with open fire in an old cottage range and shower room with lavatory. Steps lead up to double bedroom with 5' bed.

  • First floor

    Twin bedroom.

Notes for guests

Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos please those images in the main website page.

Heating: Gas central heating included. 

Parking: Available adjacent to the cottages. 

Garden: There is a grassed area at the back of the cottage. 

Utilities/Electricals: As there are no electric sockets, there is no television, radio/CD or microwave available at this cottage. Please do not use the socket for fridge due to shortage of electric supply. 

The water for this cottage is from a private supply and may be in short supply at certain times of year.

Telephone: There is shared use of telephone at the caravan site.

Please note: There is a caravan site which stands behind High and Low Strawberry Gardens. 

Use of jetty is shared with High Strawberry Gardens.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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