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Elterwater is an exceptional ground floor, two bedroom apartment situated in the very heart of Bowness-on-Windermere. With the potential of using the property as either a holiday rental or for residential use, Apartment No.1 (Elterwater) is an excellent investment.

The Accommodation

Much thought has been taken in preparing this spacious apartment for holiday letting, and the contemporary decor and furnishings have been combined with original architectural features; the results are outstanding.

The fittings and contents can remain in the property: they are negotiable separately with the Vendor. The high standard of the fittings and contents would mean that the property would also be ideal for those looking for a residential purchase, as they are ready to move in and would only require a personal touch.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall - with ample space, which leads on to:

Lounge - a spacious and bright room, with large bay window and lots of natural light.

Kitchen/Dining Room - a modern kitchen, tastefully decorated with modern units and appliances and space to hold a family sized dining table.

Bedroom One - large double bedroom, with large feature window and tasteful décor.

Bathroom - modern three-piece suite in white, comprises shower over bath, glass shower screen, W.C, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Lower Ground Floor

Bedroom Two another large bedroom, with the space to have two single beds or to hold a super king-size bed. En-suite leads off the bedroom, with shower cubicle, W.C, basin and heated towel rail.

The property also benefits from gas central heating, double glazed and is set up for Wi-Fi/Broadband access.

The Outside

Private enclosed patio courtyard, with plenty of space to use as an outside dining area.

Parking - 1 dedicated space and use of 1 of 4 visitor spaces for cars only, on a first come, first served basis.

Beyond the parking area is a private gravelled area, which can be used as a sitting out space, communal bin store and utilities meter cupboard.


The property is pleasantly located in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, which nestles beside one of the most picturesque lakes in the Lake District National Park, Lake Windermere, and boasts some of the best amenities and attractions within the South Lakes. It offers a wide range of activities for all ages with shops, restaurants, leisure facilities, golf and yacht clubs, plus Windermere Marina and some of the finest walks in Britain.

Being the largest natural lake in England, Lake Windermere hosts many public attractions and holds a large tourist population. Bowness-on-Windermere is The Lake District s most popular holiday resort and is an excellent centre for boating activities and steamers.

Within Bowness-on-Windermere there are wonderful boutique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as the usual multiples lining the main street as it winds down to the bay. You are only a few minutes walk and a short ferry crossing to Windermere s western shore, famed for Beatrix Potter s home, Hill Top, the National Trust Claife Viewing Station, the lovely village of Hawkshead and the fells beyond.

There are some beautiful walks within this area, with links to Ambleside, Grasmere and Langdale - famous for their Wainwright fells.

For the commuter, the railway station at Windermere links with the mainline station at Oxenholme, giving speedy access to Edinburgh, Manchester and London Euston. There is easy access to the M6 motorway, within a 30 minutes drive to J36.

The Lake District National Park has recently been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status for its scenic and cultural attractions. With stunning landscapes, lakes, mountains, coastline, historic sites and a wide range of restaurants, including three, which are Michelin-starred. There's no better place to come and unwind!

The apartment, known as Elterwater, is tucked away from the main thoroughfare, yet remains within a walkable distance to the local amenities.

Agents Notes
999 Year Lease Commenced 2004
No Ground Rent
Service Charge £94.00 Per Quarter
Building Insurance and Sinking Fund Premium £538.00 Per Annum
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Holiday Letting Opportunity
If you were to purchase this property for holiday letting, A local Holiday Cottage Company estimates it has the potential to achieve 40 weeks occupancy a year with a gross annual income of approx. £23,800 per annum.

From our Windermere Office proceed south along A5074 New Road, continue to follow A5074 Lake Road for approximately 1.2 miles, turn left onto Helm Road, then first left onto a private road, immediately after Oakbank House. The private road passes Lake View Villas on the left and Kerris Place on the right and carries on through to Greenbank Chase: Apartment No.1 (Elterwater) is directly ahead.

Mains electricity, water and drainage
Mains gas-fired central heating

Local Authority
South Lakeland District Council
Please contact our office to discuss council tax if needed
Non-domestic (Business) Rates: zero-rated

All viewings to be arranged by prior appointment through Humberts Windermere office.
01539 482 692 or windermere@humberts.com

For advice on financing your purchase, please call the office on 01539 482 692

The nearest primary school is Goodly Dale Primary School and the nearest secondary school is The Lakes School. For an official list of schools and distances, please click on the 'School Checker' tab.

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Receptions
  • Flat
  • Leasehold
  • Apt. No.1 Green Bank Chase, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23
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Apt. No.1 Green Bank Chase, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 Floorplan


  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Receptions
  • Flat
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We say...

"An excellent ground floor apartment, located within the popular tourist area of Bowness-On-Windermere."
Windermere - Humberts


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