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
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3 / 18  The comfy lounge and dining area
4 / 18  Cosy up by the log burner
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6 / 18  Enjoy a spot of tea in the beautiful lounge / diner
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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
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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
VE 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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Property code: LCC39


Owners Lorraine and John offer couples one of the finest and most popular Lake District Cottages, created especially for those special romantic breaks and holidays. Recently refurbished the cottage now benefits from a new kitchen, bathroom and the thoughtful addition of a dressing room.

Imagination and great flair for design have culminated in a holiday home that places No1 Rose among the best in the Lakes, as recognized by its Visit England 5 Star award and the many guest comments. The welcome is warm, with fresh home baked cakes for guest's arrival.

Set on the edge of Bouth, this 17C cottage is a true retreat, where you will find peace in the surrounding countryside, relax in the garden and enjoy the splendid ambience of the cottage. The village of Bouth is quiet and noted for one of Cumbria's best pubs, The White Hart.

The location makes for easy exploration of the lakes, forest, fells and mountain to the north, and to the south the rolling meadows of the peninsulas and the south lakes coast.

The Living Spaces

From the sunny garden you enter into the sitting-dining room. The furnishings and decor ooze with charm, offering a cosy and romantic room to snuggle up after a day walking the fells. Attention to detail is evident, with the dressing and lighting setting just the right mood. A plump leather sofa is perfect to kick back in, read a good book or take in a movie and, come winter months the roaring log burner adds atmosphere and warmth.

The burnished oak table demands a fine meal, which you can prepare in the excellent fully fitted kitchen. Outside is a small utility room with laundry facilities.

Beds & Baths

The bathroom is on the ground floor and is complete with a relaxing spa bath, overhead shower and washbasin. The WC is separate, and upstairs.

The double bedroom, with the added luxury of a separate dressing room, is comfortable and beautifully furnished with a King size French bed, crisp linen and where the view of the garden fills the window.

Garden Spaces

The garden overlooks the meadow and far woodland where with the sun shining is perfect to relax or barbecue.

In Summary - Each little detail about No1 Rose Cottage is superb, making this one of the finest cottages in the Lake District, very much for adults who may come and enjoy romantic, relaxed holidays in style and great comfort and well deserving of the Visit England 5 Star award.

Out & About

Bouth lies just four miles to the west of Lake Windermere, at the southern end of the Rusland Valley. Popular with visitors for a peaceful setting among low fell, it is away from the busy crowds, offering pretty local walks and cycle rides, where you can explore the country lanes and visit the deer park.

A very short walk from the cottage is the excellent White Hart Inn. Warmly hosted by Nigel Barton, he offers one of the finest cellars of local ales along with robust pub grub, both served up by the glow of roaring log fires under a canopy of blackened oak beams.

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

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  • 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 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Susan 16th March 2020

This cottage is idyllic, beautiful decor and everything provided to make your stay relaxing. In an ideal location for the lakes and hills and all youd want to see and do in such a stunning area. The nearby town of Ulverston provides a supermarket and fuel stations for immediate needs. Barrow has a large shopping area. I would recommend the A593 to Read moreConiston and Amberley the A591, which are remarkable roads seeing the area by car is to your liking. Hide

Reviewed by Nisha 14th February 2020

I couldn't believe this beautiful Cottage was real! It is breath taking! My partner and I arrived to this cosy piece of heaven and was welcomed by John, who passed by to make sure we were ok.. what a welcome! Everything was perfect, gorgeous log fire, plenty of blackest and little pieces in every corner. The weather wasn't great, but who cares whenRead more you get to sleep in this stunning Cottage! We will be back. Thank you to John and Lorraine, you have made this a home. Amazing! Hide

Reviewed by Simon 30th December 2019

We enjoyed an idyllic short break at 1 Rose Cottage. The comfort, location and high standards made for a super romantic getaway. We loved the snug living room with the woodburner - really cosy

Reviewed by Jack 23rd December 2019

Nothing short of idyllic. Weve never been on holiday for a week somewhere in the UK and we did not want to leave. We visited rose cottage for the week over Christmas and it was nothing short of perfect. The jacuzzi bath, Cosy living room with the log burner, the gowns provided, everything! We took games along with us and cooked a Christmas dinner wRead moreith the fully equipped kitchen. We drove out to different places and did some beautiful long walks. The perfect place to rest and re-energise. Hide

Reviewed by Ali 8th November 2019

Absolutely charming cottage and the perfect base for a week's stay in the Lakes. It is so well equipped and cosy...we really couldn't find fault. Having the local village pub within walking distance is ideal too. Can't recommend enough!

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.

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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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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Adventure, memories and awe-inspiring natural beauty await you in the rugged, wild and unique Cumbrian Lake District where beautiful expanses of water merge with magical forests against a backdrop of dramatic mountains and fells.

This ancient land has been sculpted by time and nature and is the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first UK National Park to be awarded this outstanding accolade. Poets, writers and artists throughout the ages have been instinctively drawn here; William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin, to name a few. The attractions and the diverse landscape will not fail to charm the young and the young at heart, whether that be thrill-seeking activities you seek, pure and cathartic inspiration or simply just some relaxation, you will find it here.

Cycling, walking, canoeing, white-water rafting, flying, parachuting and ballooning are just some of the offerings for any level of adrenalin junky. Experience the glory of nature in the wild or in a setting such as the Predator Experience where you can walk with wolves and learn about the importance of conservation. For a complete day of family, enjoy treetop capers at Go-Ape in the Grizedale Forest.

Vibrant towns and villages are there to be discovered, be it by land or water. You can step back in time and enjoy a steamboat cruise on a lake or leisurely unearth the dynamic scene of contemporary art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK by foot, bus or car.

The National Park is an area of breath-taking beauty that will leave you spoilt for choice, refuelled and inspired. So much so that you’ll want to come back time and time again.

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Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

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