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Garth Hill House

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Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 6 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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.


  • Six bedrooms with TVs: 1 x lower-ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link can be set up as twin on request), 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip-link can be twin on request)with wide access doors suitable for guests with limited mobility with wet room en-suite - walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x ground-floor twin (zip/link can be king-size on request), 1 x super-king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, and WC, 1 x super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • (Please note logs are not provided)
  • Games room with pool table and table football.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, wine cooler, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, 5 x TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Off-road parking for 3 large or 4 small cars on paved driveway only
  • Electric car charge point payable by e- card
  • Rear enclosed patio with furniture
  • Two dogs welcome on the ground floor only and not in the bedrooms
  • This property does not accept hen and stag parties
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles, lake 0.7 miles
  • Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 10am

The property

Garth Hill House is a beautiful, detached property nestled into the bustling town of Ambleside, Cumbria.

Resting close to local amenities and Lake Windermere, as well as an assortment of walks and mountain biking trails, this property is ideal for a multi generational family with their friends, looking to explore Cumbria and the Lake District. Be welcomed into a quiet cul-de-sac in the centre of the town, park off-road and enter into a contemporary kitchen/diner with many home-from-home amenities to cater to your culinary needs, tucked away into sleek furniture with a charming, opulent feel.

Here there is a large dining table for guests to indulge in a hearty meal at, as well as access to the patio space via patio doors, allowing the option for alfresco dining.

Settle down in the stylish sitting room, offering a large corner sofa, countryside views, and the ambience of a glowing woodburning stove, ideal for movie nights in, and there is also a handy utility to take care of your muddy clothes. Descend to the lower-ground-floor and discover a beautiful super-king-size bed, bathroom, small kitchenette and games room with pool table and folding table football.

More stunning bedrooms, each with TVs, can be discovered, beginning on the ground floor, with a super-king-size and a king-size with ensuite shower room, and a ground-floor twin, serviced by a ground-floor bathroom. On the first floor, discover three more bedrooms, two super-king-size and a twin, each with ensuites and the hallway offers a work from home space for guests.

Three of the bedrooms are zip/link beds, allowing for flexible sleeping arrangements. Located in the centre of the Lake District National Park, Ambleside is a thriving little town that serves as an ideal base for exploring the surrounding villages, lakes, and breath taking landscapes.

The village has a range of excellent restaurants and bars, independent shops, a convenience store for all the necessities for your stay, plus a golf course where you can try out a game or two.

Explore the numerous breath taking walks that contribute to the uniqueness of this region, also ideal for mountain biking and birdwatching, catering for strenuous treks to the breath taking fells or leisurely strolls along a calm river in Rothay Park.

Check out the local history at Ambleside Roman Fort or visit Stagshaw Gardens.

For more amenities and attractions, head over to Windermere, where you can embark on boat cruises, wild swimming, and an array of water sports activities.

There are many scenic walks to be enjoyed throughout the local area, including those at Todd Cragg, Scafell Pike, and Red Screes.

All of this and so much more with a stay at Garth Hill House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


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, including the popular eateries of Misto, Sheila's Cottage, and The Lily Bar. 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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas