Comfort. Enjoyment. Indulgence.

Welcome to Birkdale House

Birkdale House is a stunning, five-bedroom Victorian residence surrounded by beautiful Lake District countryside, yet only a five-minute stroll into Bowness. Available to rent exclusively from three nights, Birkdale House is the perfect location from which to explore the Lake District, or simply to unwind and spend time with family and friends.


We loved the property. It exceeded our expectations. The house was spotless and the position couldn’t have been better.

If you have never been to the Lake District before and want to get away from it all with a group...

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Cinema Room

What was once a conventional cellar has been transformed into a bright, open space, complete with pool table, table football and your own private cinema room.


Whether you are preparing a simple breakfast or a full-blown Sunday roast for the whole family, the stylish, uncomplicated kitchen at Birkdale House is equipped with all the facilities guests will need.

Living Areas

Spread out in comfort at Birkdale House. The elegant drawing room offers space for everyone to gather, or for those seeking a quiet spot, why not take yourself off to the cosy snug?


The five stunning bedrooms at Birkdale House have been individually and lovingly designed, each one boasting fantastic views of Lake Windermere, the spectacular Lakeland Fells or the idyllic estate grounds.


Occupying an elevated position, the impressive Victorian house stands proudly at the end of the driveway. A stone terrace runs across the front of the house, with stone steps leading to the large front lawn.

Dining room

Whether it's a delicious, home-cooked meal or a fancy takeaway from one of the many restaurants in Windermere and Bowness, it will feel like a special occasion in the dining room at Birkdale House.

On Your Doorstep

Should you wish to leave the comfort of Birkdale House, a short walk from the front door opens up a whole world of opportunities. The dynamic town of Bowness-on-Windermere is just a five minute stroll, with its array of shops, bars and restaurants, not to mention the many other attractions, and of course the lake, while for those seeking the great outdoors, you are perfectly placed to explore all that the Lake District National Park has to offer.

  • Explore the Matson Ground Estate
  • Experience Bowness and Lake Windermere
  • Enjoy a selection of spectacular local walks

For those wanting to travel a little further afield, Birkdale House is ideally situated. Keswick and Derwent Water are less than an hour in the car, as are Ullswater, Wastwater and Grasmere. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is just the other side of the M6 motorway, and the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is also within easy reach.

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Ready to book from Spring 2020

From Spring 2020, we will be offering you a few extra little touches of luxury, something which will transform your stay at Birkdale House from being simply fabulous to absolutely out of this world.

Keep an eye on our website, newsletters and social media pages to keep up to date with all of our exciting news.