Grey Gables

Grey Gables is a beautiful architect-designed lake house with five double bedrooms. This luxurious property sits on the edge of Lake Windermere giving uninterrupted views across the lake. A boathouse and jetty gives direct access to the water. Light and airy, this property is perfect to enjoy with friends or family

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SLEEPS 10 GUESTS in CUMBRIA * From £4,485 * Home cinema with 65 inch screen * Games room * Stunning lake views * luxurious furnishings * Beautifully designed open plan kitchen * Boathouse and jetty with direct access to the water

Location Grey Gables sits directly on the shores of Lake Windermere within the Lake District National Park. The postcode is LA23 3LH. Lake Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. The charming town of Bowness-on-Windermere is just a couple of minutes away by car. The nearest train station is Oxenholme which is around 45 minutes journey. Trains from London to Oxenholme station take around two and a half hours.

The Accommodation The accommodation sleeps up to a maximum of 10 guests in 5 double bedrooms (two of which can be made up into twins), all with en suites


  • Impressive entrance hall area
  • Lake view lounge
  • The cinema room has an impressive 65 inch screen and Cambridge Audio speakers. There is a gorgeous Mah Jong sofa from Roche Bobois creating the ultimate chill-out space to watch your choice of film in comfort
  • Snug
  • Kitchen / Dining room. Kitchen with stone work surfaces and quality appliances by Gaggenau. Beautiful pieces of Ralph Lauren, Andrew Martin and Van Thiel furniture make the most important room in the house a joy to be in! This kitchen is fully equipped with all the latest mod-cons including a ‘Quooker’ tap and three cookers which is enough for even the keenest cook. The adjacent breakfast area has a rustic green oak dining table and benches and sitting here you can enjoy the view to the lake. A few stairs lead to a slightly more formal dining area with a 3.5m bespoke log edge oak table made by Whetstone Oak
  • Family room
  • Games room with a bespoke 8ft pool table which is over-lit with modern pendant shades. Enjoy the flat screen TV and shelves full of books with information on the local area
  • Boot room with a multi coloured ‘Hunter’ Welly collection. Wet room and utility room with cloakroom, shower and laundry facilities


  • Five double bedrooms all with en-suites. The bedrooms have floor to ceiling windows and four of the bedrooms have uninterrupted views of Lake Windermere. Three bedrooms have balconies. For extra comfort, all of the bedrooms have ViSpring beds. Two bedrooms have oval baths overlooking Lake Windermere, so you can have a soak whilst admiring a beautiful view. Two of the bedrooms have ladders leading to spacious mezzanine ‘chill out’ areas, with comfy cushions. All of the bathrooms have Mandarin Stone walls and enormous Drench showers

The Grounds The large terrace has a dining area with BBQ and extra seating. There are sun loungers for warmer weather. The grounds extend to an acre of gardens surrounding the house. The gardens are beautifully planted with native glasses and shrubs. The Lawns at the front and back of the house lead down to the lake. There is plenty of space outside for a game of rounders or badminton. The jetty is the perfect place to tie up a kayak or two and gives direct access to the water.

HISTORY: Grey Gables is a new build luxurious property

The Services The following items are included in the rent:

  • Use of bed linen and towels
  • Toiletries

Additional Services The following services are available on request for which there will be an additional charge:

  • Hire of cook or chef
  • Maid service

Local Attractions

  • Balloon flights
  • Boating and sailing on Lake Windermere
  • Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Golf -Windermere Golf Club or Beckside Golf Course. Crazy Golf and Pitch and Putt
  • Horse riding
  • Hound trailing – A tradition Lakeland pastime, where hounds chase a scent trail
  • Steam railway

Pubs and Restaurants:

  • The Royal Oak Inn – Bowness-On-Windermere
  • The Village Inn Bar and Grill – Bowness-On-Windermere
Price The following prices are valid for stays taken in 2017

Low Season: 6 Jan – 16 Feb, 01 Mar – 30 March, 21 April – 25 May, 08 Sept – 15 Oct, 31 Oct – 20 Dec

  • 2 or 3 nts is £4,140 – 4 nts is £4,830 – 5 nts is £5,520 – 6 nts is £6,210 – 7 nts is £6,900

Half Terms: – 4 nts is £5,665 – 5 nts is £6,465 – 6 nts is £7,285 – 7 nts is £8,085

Mid Season: 31 Mar – 20 Apr, 26 May – 06 July

  • 4 nts is £5,850 – 5 nts is £6,660 – 6 nts is £7,495 7 nts is £8,325

High Season: 07 Jul – 07 Sept

  • 7 nts is £8,975

Christmas/New Year: 7 nts £8,975

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