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Jay's Nest Luxury Cottage

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £48 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 21 reviews

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Jays Nest is a luxurious, self-contained apartment. The spacious accommodation comprises open-plan living room, dining area & fully fitted kitchen, with high vaulted ceiling & real oak floor. The living room enjoys fantastic views over the village of Windermere & the surrounding fells. The spacious double bedroom has an en suite bathroom with underfloor heating.

French doors open from the living room onto a private garden & elevated deck with views over Windermere & the surrounding mountains. The garden is part-bordered by an area of woodland. A BBQ is provided, perfect for eating al-fresco overlooking the Lakeland Fells!

Jays Nest is entirely private from the attached owners accommodation and has the benefit of private parking off a private drive.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 400 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester/Liverpool 110 km, Nearest railway: Windermere 1 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Facilities include fully fitted kitchen, with washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, gas central heating, WIFI internet access, flat screen tv with dvd player, music centre, hairdryer etc. All bed linen and towels are provided. A cot for your baby can be provided on request.

Further details outdoors

French doors open from the living room onto a private garden & elevated deck with views over Windermere & the surrounding mountains. The garden is part-bordered by an area of woodland. A BBQ is provided, perfect for eating al-fresco overlooking the Lakeland Fells!

Further details

There is plenty of room in the large bedroom for a cot, which can be provided for your baby on request.

The Lake District

The Lake District is home to the most spectacular scenery in England, our highest mountains, largest lakes & unspoiled picturesque villages.


The village of Windermere is just 10 minutes walk, Bowness & the lake 15 minutes. Enjoy quiet, scenic walks and mountain bike routes from the door with spectacular lake & mountain views.

Windermere & Bowness are chock full of wonderful restaurants, pubs & cafes. Lots of cosy country pubs close by, historic houses & gardens also. Enjoy a cruise or an evening at The Old Laundry theatre.

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Review 1-10 of 21

5 Nov 2014


"Lovely peaceful retreat"

I stayed here with my husband for five nights. The cottage is contemporary and is equipt with everything you could need for your stay. The setting is lovely and peaceful so we found it to be very rela… More

3 Sep 2014


"Perfect getaway"

Cottage is equipped to a high standard and is in a great position for exploring the area by car or on foot. Easy access to Windermere and Bowness. The cottage has everything you need if you want a n… More

11 Aug 2014


"Perfect Romantic Getaway"

Luxury property. Fully equipped. Perfect location. Close to both Bowness and Windermere. Ideal for walkers - no need to use car at all if you don't want. Would stay again.… More

18 May 2014


"A Hidden Gem"

Jay's Nest is in Windermere. It is a hidden a Gem.The cottages is very well fitted out with everything that you might need. We have stayed in many accommodations in the Lakes but this is by far t… More

15 Mar 2014


"Another Excellent Holiday"

My girlfriend and I have always enjoyed visiting the Lake District and have stayed at a number of places, but Jay's Nest is the only one we return to now. We love everything about it: its location in Windermere in relation to the rest of the National Park is ideal if you want to set off in all directions to explore the area. It's cosy, clean, very comfortable, and I can't think of a better place to return to in the evening after a long day trekking about on the fells. The only complaint I'd have is we love it so much, it makes leaving at the end of the holiday so much harder. We're already looking forward to our next visit - can't wait!

4 Mar 2014


"very cozy, quiet tucked away cottage"

Stayed a total of 12 nights due to a course in Windermere. Very clean on arrival and Gary and Ange were always happy to help. My partner who is in the later stages of pregnancy stayed with me for 4 nights which made it a home from home for us. It was very cozy, quiet tucked away cottage, with only a 10 minute walk into the town.

Would strongly recommend anyone to Jays Nest.


8 Feb 2014


"Amazing stay in Windermere"

Rather a late review for our stay at Jays Nest from 7-10th November, but we had a wonderful stay and just had to share our comments. We contacted Gary a few times before our stay, once to arrange for … More

5 Dec 2013



This is the second time we've stayed here and I just can't say enough good things about Jay's Nest, we just love it here......we'd live here if we could!!!! The cottage is modern &… More

2 Dec 2013


"Outstanding value and a beautiful property"

We very much enjoyed staying at Jay's Nest. It was a beautifully-presented property that represented excellent value at £320 for the week. We went for a number of pleasant walks in the area and got everywhere by foot or train (the station is only a 20-minute walk away). The local Morrisons and excellent kitchen at Jay's Nest meant we could enjoy staying in and cooking for ourselves most nights. However, there are plenty of local restaurants if you'd prefer to go out. The property is situated in a quiet area and was very comfortable. It helped that we had excellent weather without any rain for the whole week. Gary and Ange, the owners, were very welcoming and even offered us a lift to the train station! Highly recommended.

8 Nov 2013


"Excellent wee apartment for two"

Located away from busy Bowness and closer to nicer Windermere. Private and very comfortable fits 2 adults easily with well equipped kitchen, comfy sofas, tv, dvd, music and a great bed. Power shower… More

Review 1-10 of 21

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