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About the Boundary - by the people who know: Our Guests


"FANTASTIC weekend away celebrating a 50th Birthday. The house was great, especially the kitchen area. A great location between Windermere and Bowness."

[Eaves family, 25-28 August 2023]

"WONDERFUL week away in a fantastic house with everthing we needed! Thank you for the wonderful hamper you left us - much appreciated. It was great to spend time with family and friends in a gorgeous setting. The weather wasn't too bad either!"

[The Dahills, Prendergasts, Johnsons and Gordons, 18-25 August 2023]

"WE enjoyed our stay in the Boundary which was a lovely place to bring family together for a joint 80th celebration. The house is lovely and comfy with lots of nice touches."

[Michele, Mike and Becky, Mo and David, Harl, Lou and Ada, 11-18 August 2023]

"WONDERFUL place to make our 2nd home for the week. A treasured gift from my family to celebrate a milestone birthday"

[The Chambers, Mears, Proctor, Glass, Stuart and Pankhurst families, 4-11 August 2023]

"THE second visit by our families to this perfect house."

[Eva Barton & Family, July 28 - August 4, 2023]

"LOVELY house, perfect for mixed generations.The welcome hamper was a lovely touch. 12 of us here for my sister's 60th"

[Helen, Marian, Colm, Becky, Jamie, Nick, Jo , Lucy, Sadie, Frankie and Molly, 2-14 July 2023]


"WHAT a party house! What a party! 13 of us so enjoyed your fantastic house! 3 years was worth the wait. With thanks"

Eileen and Mike Room, and friends/family, May 19-23, 2023]

"EXCELLENT 70th Birthday venue. Thank you for a great weekend. Cheers"

[The Boynton Family and Friends, May 5-8, 2023]

"THANK you Steve. Wonderful stay in a fabulously positioned and well-stocked house. The welcome hamper was lovely and much appreciated. Plenty of room to party and relax for our group of 14 friends. quality time spent in a quality place. I have no doubt we will be back."

[Spencer-Joneses, Spencer-Brookes, Carters, Brookes, Lockewoods, Gater-Fergusons and Archers, April 21-24, 2023]

"ANOTHER beautiful stay at the Boundary for 4 generations of the 'CamClub'. Weather mixed but 3 days on the fells, fires and BBQs outside. Loads of fun and laughs at the big table - but watch the wine glasses on the dents in the table! Roll on 2024 - there will be more wee ones!"

[Camerons, Allens, Macdonalds, DLs, April 7-14, 2023]

"AMAZING stay for the 13 of us celebrating our bride for her hen weekend. All the little touchees like the hamper and juice/milk were just a brilliant surprise. Already planning our next visit!"

[Alice and co, March 24-26, 2023]

"FANTASTIC stay at the Boundary this weekend for Mum's 50th. All 13 of us had so much space and gthe hosue suited us perfectly. The large kitchen was perfect for our celebrations, fun and laughter. the welcome hamper was a lovely surprise and a thoughtful touch. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you!"

[The Grahams, Keys, Joneses, Duckworths and Nipahs, and Thornton the dog, March 17-19 2023]

"THE 4th visit for the "Beavers Reunion" [minus Jayne again, sadly :( ] - which says exactly how we feel about the Boundary, the perfect location for us to have fun, laugher, lots of good food ad wine and a jolly good catch-up together. Thank you for having us once again and hopefully we will be back next year ... with Jayne. XXX"

[Helen and gang, and Bruce the Irish Terrier this time, March 9-12, 2023]

"WHAT a great place to celebrate a 50th birthday and enjoy a reunion for family members from across the country. This is a spacious yet homely house. We appreciated such a well-equipped kitchen and agenerous welcome hamper. Furniture, fittings and facilities made this a comfortable and relaxing stay for a mixed group aged 14-80 years. The walls echoed with much laughter!!"

[Mick and Jane and the Bull family, January 27-February 3, 2023]

"REALLY nice place to relax after hiking. We were a family of 11 and had a spacious living area as well as some really nice bedrooms. Really nice bathrooms and kitchen and comfy sofas. Really appreciated Sky Q to wacth a wide variety of things. Close to really nice shops and cafes."

[Mistry and Patel families, February 10-17, 2023]

"THANK you for a wonderful family Christmas at the Boundary and a chance to all get together for my 60th birthday. House well-equipped and wonderfully warm and inviting."

[The Booth, Bokhammas and Perry families, December 21-28, 2022]

"ABSOLUTELY fabulous!! Great weekend away with family. Brilliant space for us all (12). The kitchen and outside area is where all our time was spent when we were in the house. Lots of fun and laughter!! All the beds were so comfortable and the hamper was a lovely touch.! We explored Rydal Caves (a must!) & Catbells, and took the launch from Keswick. Great memories :) - Thank you Steve!!"

Julie, Ryan, Carla, Angela, Alan, Harley, Alison, Darren, Jakk, Izzy, James, Sharon and Pepper the Pooch [27th-30th May 2022]

"WE have had a wonderful Bank Holiday weekend celebrating Grandma Barbara's 80th! Our best laughs were around the kitchen table and we had everything we needed in the house. Very comfortable - Thank you! Hope to see you again soon.

The Roberts, Naylors and all the gang [May 2nd 2022]

"WHAT a great house! We had a lovely Easter break with the whole extended family. There was a lot of laughter around the dining table. Great weather and lovely walks with host of daffodils. Thank you!"

Palmer family [21st April 2022]

"FIVE years on we're back to celebrate Mum's 80th with family and friends and once again the Boundary was warm, comfortable and perfect for our needs. Thanks Steve!"

Evelyn and Brian Irvine [28th March 2022]

"HAD an amazing time in this beautiful house. Thank you :)"

Laura Casey [March 21st 2022]

"WHAT a wonderful week we've had celebrating Kim's 60th (just one year late)! The house was perfect for bringing lots of families of different ages together - all the way from 9 months to 78 years!

We spent most of our indoor time gathered around the kitchen table playing board games, plus a 70s-themed night and a murder mystery! Our days out were spent on the lake, wandering around Bowness with ice cream, buying Grasmere gingerbread, and ambling around Ambleside. Can highly recommend Cafe Mathilde next to the art studio in Grasmere.

A fab house in a great spot!"

The Robsons, Ramsdens, Lees, Smarts, Fedzsyzns and Waldrons, [March 11-18 2022]

"THE Beavers were back here for the 3rd time ... we had a fabulous stay with the added bonus of glorious weather too! Lovely walks, yummy food and - as always - the best company. Thanks again lovely Boundary house! xxxxx"

Helen and the cyclists [March 3rd-6th 2022]

"OUR second visit to the house - had a fab time with all the family. Used all the house, however the kitchen was the busiest!!

Ideal location for Bowness and Windermere while great if you want to go a little further afield.

We had a fantastic meal at the Lamplighter in Windermere on New Year's Eve. We also ventured to the Crafty Baa. In Bowness we visited the Fizzy Tarte [amazing cocktails], Magic Roundabout, Flying Pig and Urban. Give them a try if you get the chance. Thanks and we hope all others enjoy their stay as much as we have."

The Murtagh family [New Year 2021/22 - December 28th to Jan 4th]

"WOW! What an amazing week celebrating my husband's 60th [held over from 2020]. Plenty of space for 13 people to enjoy and celebrate - most of our time was spent in the beautiful kitchen catching up with family we hadn't seen for a while. Lots of memories made - Thanks Steve"

June and Dan Woan [October 22nd-29th 2021]

"VERY enjoyable stay in your fantasic property. Our large group ranging from 5 months to 60 years had everything to suit our needs. Great location to visit all that the Lakes has to offer. No hesitation in recommending the Boundary to others"

Ian, Carole, Paul, Gill, Ben, Heather, Amelia, Matt, Louise, Isla, Wayne, Karen, Andy and Ruby the dog [September 24th-October 1st 2021]

"ANOTHER wonderful stay at the Boundary for the CAM Club's 32nd year. The house is so well-appointed and comfortable. Loved lighting the fire outside and enjoying good music and chat. Many a fun night also sitting at the big dining room table dressing up and wine-tasting. See you next year with our 4th generation in tow"

The Camerons, Allens, Macdonalds & DL's [August 13th-20th 2021]

"AS a family we have rented numerous houses with multiple bedrooms in defferent parts of the country for our holidays. The Boundary has topped them all in quality and appeal. The house has a lovely feel and gernerously sized rooms and aesthetically-pleasing decor. We lived mostly in the splendid kitchen with gorgeous table, great chairs and an impressive range of equipment. The use of slate in the kitchen and elsewhere was much admired, and every bedroom having its own bathroom is exceptionally convenient. The beds are very comfortable and the bedding first-class. The garden area was just right for 13 people to have lunch outside"

Eva Barton & family [July 30th-August 6th 2021] - already rebooked for 2023!

"AN utterly perfect stay, hugely appreciated surroundings and lodgings. Thanks" T,R,S,S,B,B & D [24/5/21]

"THANKS for a great stay! The Boundary has been a wonderful house for the weekend - the welcome hamper was much appreciated - very comfortable and beautifully cared-for establishement. All good wishes"

The Harland family and friends [May 21st-24th 2021]

"THANK you for a great weekend. The house is fantastic and the large kitchen enabled us all to eat together and sit round as a family playing games and chatting, which we all needed. The welcome hamper was great and the kitchen was so well-equipped. We can't wait to stay again, hopefully when the weather is warmer and we can enjoy your barbecue."

Pat [Wilson] and family [Feb 28th-March 2nd 2020]

"CAN'T say how much we have enjoyed this weekend. Absolutely amazing. The house is beautiful and you have thought of everything. The welcome pack was fantastic. We will definitely recommend it to others. This is what memories are made of. Thank you Steve"

The Cummings, Blyths and Murphys [Feb 14th-17th 2020]

"WE all loved the Boundary! So spacious, clean, comfortable and welcoming. the hamper was brilliant and full of local, basketty goodness - Thank you so much!"

The McGuckins, Srefes, Prices and Hagans [April 19th-26th 2019]

WHAT a wonderful 'home' for the week! Our family has been visiting the Lakes for an annual trip since 1989 and the Boundary suited our needs perfectly. The lounge was ideal for our quiz and jigsaws and the dining kitchen was perfect for family meals. The welcome hamper and goodies were a wonderful surprise - thank you so much. We have already booked for next year."

The 'CAM' Club [March 29th-April 5th 2019]

"WE have really enjoyed our Christmas break at the Boundary with friends. The house is gorgeous and has been very comfortable to stay in. The welcome hamper was a lovely touch and added to the excitement of arriving in luxury."

The Nugent clan [December 2018]

"WHAT a fabulous stay! Beautiful house, and the rooms are well-equipped and very warm! This was our annual gathering of friends and family and it is the best so far. Some of us are already planning to return. We found we spent our evenings in the kitchen sharing great food - we even held our own Murder Mystery Dinner! Even the rain didn't stop our thorough enjoyment. Well done Steve!"

Lynne Dobson, family, friends and Mia the whippet [January 2018]

"WE arrived in rain, to spend the rest of the week in sunshine! The house was very comfortable and inviting - and so large we had to ring to find each other! The bedrooms were true to the photographs with amazing white fluffy towels, hot, roomy showers and enormous baths enjoyed by all. Thanks for the welcome basket, very unexpected. Would love to return again!

The Gardiner, Howells and Hartleys [May 2018]

"WE were a family of 11 and 2 small dogs! 10 adults and a 7-month-old baby girl. I initially rang Steve (the owner) to enquire about the property. My family have been coming to The Lakes for past 12 years and each year our party is growing in numbers. The Boundary is a big house so you can come together or have your own space. We loved the kitchen as we all had breakfast and in the evening we played board games with lots of Prosecco! We look forward to our return visit."

Yolanda S, [September 2017]

*Please note: the Boundary is non-smoking throughout, though we are able to admit up to two well-behaved pets for any booking. Ask us nicely and we might even allow three!

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