Take a seat and enjoy the view
A warm welcome awaits
The comfy lounge and dining area
Cosy up by the log burner
Beautifully furnished
Enjoy a spot of tea in the beautiful lounge / diner
Time for tea
Kitchen with everything you will need
A welcoming sight at the end of the day
King-size bedroom
Romantically decorated
Tastefully finished
Chic dressing room
All you need
Lovely attention to detail
Well tended lawn
View towards property
1 / 18  Take a seat and enjoy the view
2 / 18  A warm welcome awaits
3 / 18  The comfy lounge and dining area
4 / 18  Cosy up by the log burner
5 / 18  Beautifully furnished
6 / 18  Enjoy a spot of tea in the beautiful lounge / diner
7 / 18  Time for tea
8 / 18  Kitchen with everything you will need
9 / 18  A welcoming sight at the end of the day
10 / 18  King-size bedroom
11 / 18  Romantically decorated
12 / 18  Bathroom
13 / 18  Tastefully finished
14 / 18  Chic dressing room
15 / 18  All you need
16 / 18  Lovely attention to detail
17 / 18  Well tended lawn
18 / 18  View towards property

No 1 Rose Cottage

Bouth (Nr Lake Windermere), Lake District
Visit England rating: 5 stars
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Sky TV
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Elegant property sleeping two guests
  • Idyllic couple’s getaway, the perfect romantic retreat for adults only
  • Attractive lawned garden to the front of the property, offering beautiful views over the surrounding countryside
  • Thoughtfully finished in a tasteful mixture of contemporary fittings and period features
  • Located in the southern area of the picturesque Lake District, just four miles from the shore of Lake Windermere
  • Excellent village location within walking distance of the well-regarded village pub
  • A cosy cottage which has been recognised by Visit England with a 5 star rating
Property code: LCC39

Chic cottage, a stylish romantic retreat for two adult guests, situated in the quiet village of Bouth, just four miles from the edge of picturesque Lake Windermere.

A stay at this lovely cottage can be as relaxing or as active as you like, with the Lake District having much to offer to visitors no matter what their tastes. Those who are looking for adventure will find a huge range of outdoor pursuits on offer from watersports on Lake Windermere, to hiking in the mountains, climbing, or even lesser-known activities such as canyoning and ghyll scrambling. For visitors who want to enjoy the area’s unique landscape from a more leisurely perspective, there are many miles of scenic lakeside walks to be enjoyed, as well as relaxing cruises on the lake, perhaps stopping for lunch at Ambleside or Bowness. There are also many properties of note in the area, such as Hill Top, former home to Beatrix Potter, and Dove Cottage where William Wordsworth once lived. The village farm has a tea room, home made dairy ice cream from their own Jersey cows, a gift and interior shop, and they run steam and tractor experience days (

Two stone steps lead from the garden up to the front door of this cottage, which opens directly into the cosy lounge/diner. This charm room, with its rough-rendered walls, wood burner, and comfortable seating is a wonderfully relaxing retreat from the outside world and offers a TV/DVD with Sky channels, as well as an iPod dock. The cottage’s kitchen is modestly-sized and yet well-equipped offering an oven, hob, microwave, coffee machine, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, whilst the washing machine and tumble dryer can be found in the separate external utility room. The bathroom with its shower over spa bath and WC can also be found on the ground floor of the cottage, whilst the romantic king-size bedroom with its chic dressing room can be found upstairs on the first floor.

Outside, to the front of the property, there is a generously-sized garden with a well-tended lawn and patio seating area which affords views over the neighbouring fields. There is garden furniture and a BBQ provided, as well as bike storage and a parking for one car. Please note, access to the neighbouring cottage is across the front of the property.

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over spa bath and WC
  • TV/DVD with Sky channels and iPod dock
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included
  • Regret no children
  • Regret no pets
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Farm shop and pub within walking distance,
  • £150 refundable security deposit payable prior to arrival

This property is personally managed by Anthony.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 16th September 2019

Rose cottage was so beautiful everything was so perfect everything was their in the cottage that you need the garden was so beautiful sitting in the garden and looking over the meadow with the lovely shire horses was wonderful to I really didnt want to return home would love to live their we cannot wait to return soon

Reviewed by Carol 6th September 2019

A beautiful character cottage in a stunning and peaceful location, this is a real hideaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Very cosy and comfortable, too.

Reviewed by John 28th June 2019

Beautiful very well equipped cottage. Owners most friendly and helpful without interfering. We thoroughly enjoyed are week at No 1 Rose Cottage.

Reviewed by Shirley 21st June 2019

This is a lovely, cosy cottage in a beautiful location. It has been highly maintained and is very peaceful. We wish we had been there longer as there is so much to see in the surrounding area. We look forward to returning to rose cottage in the future.

Reviewed by Peter 21st December 2018

Perfect place to stay

Reviewed by Denise 5th November 2018

An absolutely wonderful , relaxing week in this 5* cottage . Plenty of personal touches which made us feel like valued guests. Every home comfort had been thought of and the owners have found that perfect balance of being available if local advice was needed whilst leaving us interrupted to enjoy our holiday . We would also recommend the local villRead moreage pub for good value home cooking and LEnclume in nearby Cartmel for an amazing foodie experience. Hide

Reviewed by Nicky October 2017

Yes we had a fab holiday thank you. Another fabulous cottage great location and the cottage was lovely everything you need for a relaxing holiday and all gadgets were thought of.

Reviewed by Pete Foster October 2017

Just to let you know that we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at no 1 Rose Cottage. The house was well furnished and looked after and we enjoyed a very comfortable stay. There was lots to do in the immediate area, despite some pretty inclement weather, and Coniston was just a short drive away.

Reviewed by Phil & Rachel Dougan September 2017

What a relaxing stay at Rose Cottage, Bouth is a perfect and peaceful little village setting and also a great base for touring around the lakes. John and Lorraine made us feel very welcome. The cottage itself is full of character and the views beautiful. We would highly recommend anyone to stay at this cottage! We will be back!

Reviewed by Estelle & Mark From the French Alps July 2017

This is our third visit to the Lake District. We had a huge list of properties to choose frombut we chose Lorraine & John's cottage for the authenticity of this truly British cosycountryside cottage. One the day we arrived, Lorraine welcomed us with a warm smile and a lovely hamperwas waiting for us as well as slices of her own baked lemon cake. ThRead moree content of thehamper and the slices of cake were much appreciated by the log fire. We felt at home straightaway in this immaculate, well decorated cottage. Furthermore,my husband had been sick for the last leg of the journey and Lorraine kindly provided uswith some food. What else more can we say We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Rose Cottage and we will definitely recommendthis place to our friends. During our stay, among other things, we had dinner at the local pub, the White Hart, andwe can recommend the hake fillet and gammon steak dishes. The portions were not onlyhuge but very tasty. The owner was very welcoming and friendly. We also recommendgoing to the Old Hall Farm for a cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. We also wentto the Swan Hotel & Spa at Newby Bridge for a full body massage and a facial treatment.You can enjoy their leisure facilities (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, pool) if you have anytreatments done. We would certainly recommend the place if you want to pamperyourself. It will be money well spent. We wish Lorraine and John all the best. We shall never forget our third visit to the Lake District in this exquisite Rose Cottage. Hide

Reviewed by George June 2017

We stayed for a week at the beginning of June and everything was fine and as advertised, normally I would not mention the owners as many people do as I pay a fair amount to stay in the cottages we rent and and feel no need to thank them for the privilege of taking my cash as I view it as a business transaction, what made this couple outstanding wasRead more their genuine friendliness and desire to help. The cottage was neat tidy and well equipped and everything worked, the brownies were a nice touch and I would thoroughly recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a nice cosy cottage for two. Hide

Reviewed by Scott and Rosie March 2017

The cottage is in a lovely location, a quiet village roughly 15 minutes drive into Ulverston (for the nearest big supermarket etc) and the local village has a lovely pub 3 minutes walk away with plenty of good food and drinks on offer. The surrounding lowlands are beautiful, lots of greenery and the views are superb from the cottage! The cottage isRead more meticulously decorated, superbly presented on arrival and perfectly clean. We were greeted with a little welcome hamper with cake and biscuits - a really nice surprise after the journey up. The heating system is great (wall-mounted electric heaters) and the log fire is a superb feature! Really nice to return to at the end of a day out! The quality of fittings and furnishings is excellent, better than than my own home in many cases and this all made it a real pleasure to stay in! We could not fault it in any way! Having Sky+ TV was also a bonus so that we could record and catch-up on our favourite shows after days out exploring! John the owner is a lovely chap - we had a quick catch-up with him when we arrived. Very nice and approachable if you need anything - he's always willing to help out! All in all a lovely cottage, superb quiet-yet-accessible location and a real pleasure to stay in! Please pass on our thanks to John and Lorraine for letting us stay in their lovely house. Hide

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Take a seat and enjoy the view
A warm welcome awaits
The comfy lounge and dining area
Cosy up by the log burner
Beautifully furnished
Enjoy a spot of tea in the beautiful lounge / diner
Time for tea
Kitchen with everything you will need
A welcoming sight at the end of the day
King-size bedroom
Romantically decorated
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Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

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