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Blue Hill Park

(Ref. 1041100)

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.7

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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25 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a great property with good parking less than 10mins walk for the centre."

    Well equipped. Only slight complaint is the extractor hood is at just the wrong height and location so I regularly knocked my head while cooking.

    Reviewed by Andy4.7Apr 2024

  • "My family and I had a terrific stay at Blue Hill Park this week."

    The accommodation was excellent - really well equipped, very clean and clearly well maintained and cared for. The ease of parking is also such a positive, we have stayed in many properties in the Ambleside area over the years and this definitely tops the pile for value. We have booked again for the summer!

    Reviewed by Joely5.0Mar 2024

  • "This is a wonderful property, small but perfectly formed."

    Spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The instructions left on how things work were great. The towels smelt lovely. The kitchen was very well equipped. Parking right outside. There is everything to love about this property. We all agreed we would stay here again in a heartbeat. Ambleside is walkable in 5/10 minutes so long as you don’t have mobility issues. Just take a torch if walking after dark (one was provided at the property). We are a family of 2 adults and 2 younger children and this house was absolutely perfect for us.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Feb 2024

  • "Approach to accommodation can be challenging to less confident drivers, or those with a large vehicle, tight areas to negotiate with vehicle due to narrow lane and inconsiderate parking."

    Very near local amenities and good bus links, our own car parked up for the entire stay. Can highly recommend the apartment!

    Thank you for your feedback and really pleased you enjoyed your stay The occasional inconsiderate parking has been taken up with the Council due to concerns that an ambulance or fire engine could not get through in an emergency Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Blue Hill Park."

    The apartment was in the perfect location, being just a short downhill in to the centre of Ambleside. It was very well equipped with modern and comfortable furnishings with lots of extra touches for an enjoyable stay. Parking was easy and with plenty of walks from the doorstep we didn't use the car all week. We would love to stay again and would recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Wonderful stay, apartment beautifully presented and was spotlessly clean upon arrival."

    Apartment was well equipped with everything we needed throughout our stay, even small details had been thought about such as children's utensils and crockery which has often been overlooked in other places we have stayed. Despite other reviews, we got the TV working no problem and made full use of the patio and the commual gardens when the sun came out. The location is ideal and we left the car most days and walked straight out of the apartment - the walk leaflets at the front door were well used! Would definitely book to stay again.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Aug 2023

  • "The property was amazing."

    Very well equipped. By far the cleanest holiday let I've stayed in! High quality appliances and lots of little extras such as hand wash, washing up liquid, tinfoil, sandwich bags etc. Bottle of prosecco on arrival was a lovely touch! Will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great cottage with good parking."

    Short walk down to Ambleside and a 10 min walk back. Shame not more outdoor space as all very communal. Couldn’t get the smart TV to work and stream but had laptop and connected through the laptop. Will look to rebook soon

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jun 2023

  • "This is a really nice flat in a good location for Ambleside with good parking."

    The flat is smaller than pictures suggest but is easily big enough for 4. There is lots of useful storage and brilliant to have a dishwasher and washing machine and dryer. Good range of cooking utensils and pans etc and big fridge freezer. You can’t really use the back outside space as it’s tiny and never gets sun but the front shared garden space is really nice. The bath plug might need looking at as whenever we had a bath the water slowing ran out but shower was good and lots of hot water. The towel rail didn’t work unless heating was on which was odd as there appeared to be an electric switch.

    Thank you for your feedback. I think to say the patio is unusable is unreasonable; as can be seen from the pictures there is enough room for a table that easily fits 4 people. It is south east facing so gets the sun (when it is out) from mid morning to mid afternoon. We can supply pictures to prove this There are instructions on how to operate the towel rail in the folder (and is as recommended by British Gas) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kate4.4May 2023

  • "The second time visiting and all great again, the only criticism would be the TV which now can only be worked by a fire stick which makes it less than easy to use."

    Not sure if this a temporary fix but it's not great. I would definitely recommend the property though it's very clean and tidy and the location is lovely and peaceful.

    Thank you for your feedback Unfortunately the satellite stopped working and the fire stick was the quickest way we could provide a good range of live and catch up TV It is only temporary and will replaced by Smart Tv. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michele4.4May 2023

  • "This is a beautiful apartment, there is everything you need to cook food indoors if you want to, it's very clean & tidy, we found it very comfortable for our weeks stay, it only takes a 5 minutes to walk into Ambleside, I highly recommend it."

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely apartment!"

    Beautifully furnished, everything of the highest quality. Well situated, just a 10/15 minutes' walk from the bus stop in Ambleside (a bit of a climb, but even for me (78) no problem. No negative points, or it would be that the kitchen was too "high tech" for me... kitchen also surprisingly well equipped. The bottle of Prosecco which awaited me upon arrival in the apartment was very much appreciated!

    Reviewed by Carla3.8Sep 2022

  • "Skye apartment really is excellent and we have been many times."

    It was certainly cleaned to a very high standard this time. We have marked it perfectly apart from ‘Comfort’ as the sofas are not very comfortable anymore where the cushioning has aged with use. Apart from that minor point it really is a Lakeland gem

    Reviewed by Diccon4.7Sep 2022

  • "What a fantastic property in a great location."

    It was so well equipped and lots of nice little touches. we had a great few days.

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Jun 2022

  • "Lovely flat in a great location in Ambleside."

    Very well equipped with everything you could need.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.4May 2022

  • "Really happy with the property and our stay."

    Great apartment, easy parking and location gives handy access to Wansfell and Ambleside. Well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and DVDs and games were handy when it rained!

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Feb 2022

  • "Blue hill park more than met our expectations, everything about it said quality and everything you could possibly need was there."

    We had a lovely comfortable break and our granddaughter appreciated the games and dvd’s provided. Thank you to Diane for her contact and the welcome drink.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Feb 2022

  • "As a happy Lakelovers customer for many years, I was disappointed to be called by the check-in team when I was 5 minutes away from my apartment on foot with two wet and cold young children to tell me my apartment would not be ready for at least another hour as it had not been cleaned."

    Admittedly frustrated after a 6 am departure from London, the team at Lakelovers offered to pay for a meal and drinks for my family while we waited. I appreciate that mistakes can happen and am more than happy with how the team made up for it. I would happily return to Lakelovers based on this continued excellent customer service.

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay at Blue Hill Park."

    The flat was modern and clean and is a perfect distance from the town - it is quiet but easily walkable to town. We loved the woods up behind the house and wish we’d had more time to explore. We would definitely book here again.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Oct 2021

  • "This was a beautiful property & in a good location apart from the steep hills if your not fit."

    It was a lovely surprise to receive the bottle of Prosecco. We would definitely come back & recommend it friends. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Oct 2021

  • "The apartment was nice but it was very dirty with us having to clean the property upon arrival - cobwebs, spiders, dirty plates, dirty table, crumbs all over the kitchen floor and stains on the bed."

    The Sykes Cottages team were not very helpful when I advised them of this; they didn’t respond to two of my emails and kept requesting photos of the dirt which I had already cleaned up in order to progress the matter further. They did offer a reclean but I had already cleaned the property and with Covid, we didn’t want someone entering the premises. They didn’t seem to care that the apartment wasn’t up to expectations.

    Thank you for your feedback and we are very disappointed that the apartment was not clean for your arrival. The property had a deep clean 8 days before you arrived and the guest the week before you gave it 100% for cleanliness so we are surprised it could have got that dirty. I understand the Lakelovers housekeeping team offered to reattend but this was declined by you; we have a contract with them to clean the property and provide fresh linen and towels and it is their job to ensure this is done. The Owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by Megan2.5Oct 2021

  • "Second stay at this property."

    For us it was a perfect location, we didn’t need to drive anywhere most days and could walk from the property to the activities/walks we wanted to do.

    Reviewed by Rachael4.4Sep 2021

  • "Great location for Ambleside with ample parking."

    The apartment is superb, well furnished with everything you need & we were even left a small welcome pack which was very much appreciated. Will be back - weather was superb & the apartment was perfect

    Thank you Mr Abram for your feedback, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and that the weather was perfect during your holiday too. We look forward to seeing you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Jul 2021

  • "Wonderful apartment with parking."

    Everything you need for a weekend break. Great location, only 5 minute walk to the centre. Will definitely stay here again (hopefully next year).

    Reviewed by Lindsey5.0Jun 2021

  • "The apartment was immaculately throughout with everything you could need."

    The kitchen was really well equipped and well thought out making the most of the limited space. The location was perfect, just a 5-10 minute walk into Ambleside and with walks direct from the doorstep. The children loved exploring the woods behind the apartment, and were excited to discover the little waterfall in there. We also enjoyed the walk up Wansfell and also to Stockghyll force. Also walking distance to the lake. There were laminated walk routes available at the apartment. Would highly recommend.

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Blue Hill and we hope to see you again soon, Thanks once again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katy5.0May 2021

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.

Summary

  • Highly Commended for a Four Star property
  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking space for one car and visitor parking available
  • Private patio with seating
  • Communal gardens with private patio garden and furniture
  • Hair dryer and iron board
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles

The property

Blue Hill Park is a state-of-the-art, ground floor apartment situated in an exclusive development, on the slopes of Wansfell, with the vibrant centre of Ambleside just a short downhill stroll away (A slightly longer walk back uphill).

This well-situated bolthole is smart and stylish, a trailblazer when it comes to contemporary Lakeland life, ideal for a family getaway.

Lakeland slate, oak and glass feature throughout, blending effortlessly with plush furnishings, boasting a welcoming spot to enjoy a night in with your loved ones.

The entrance hall boasts beautiful oak flooring which continues into the open-plan living area and designer kitchen, home to a stylish island comprising the hob, sink and pop up power supply for the electric kettle and toaster.

There are two beautifully appointed bedrooms, one with patio doors leading to a private patio, perfect for al-fresco living.

There’s also a luxury bathroom and a private parking space and an extra space for visitors.

A short path leads behind the property to Wansfell via Blue Hill Wood, whilst in the opposite direction is a coveted short stroll to amenities and attractions that Ambleside and Waterhead Pier have to offer.

Enjoy a leisurely stroll into the hustle and bustle of Ambleside where you’ll find a wealth of shops for you to stock up on necessities, as well as a charming selection of pubs and restaurants for when you fancy an evening away from the kitchen, accompanied by a refreshing beverage before heading on a peaceful walking trail right from the town.

Explore the northern shores of Lake Windermere, hopping on a fun lake cruise around the sparkling waters, or trying your luck at exciting watersports, fishing or steamer boat over to Bowness and Lakeside.

Other local attractions include the striking Stock Ghyll Force waterfall, found through an enchanted woodland walk, Grasmere and the Langdale Valley, Rydal Mount & Gardens, and the historic Ambleside Roman Fort.

In close distance to Keswick market town, Blue Hill Park is the perfect choice for an epic Lake District holiday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

AMBLESIDE

Grasmere 4.4 miles; Windermere 4.7 miles; Keswick 16.7 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

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