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Greenways

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • clean (15)
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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Thoroughly Enjoyed every Minute at Greenways Very Relaxing Stay the Bungalow was ..."

    Thoroughly Enjoyed every Minute at Greenways Very Relaxing Stay the Bungalow was Immaculate and an Abundance of Pots/Pans/ Cutlery I've never seen so many Knives/forks & Spoons Etc in one Draw before There was Nothing We could Fault the Beds were Super Comfy too and the Views were Amazing We Will be Returning Soon Well Done to The Owners

    Thank you so much for your kind words - yes it is rather a large cutlery drawer! Thank you also for leaving Greenways so clean and tidy, much appreciated! We look forward to having you back again. Phil. We look forward to having you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Mar 2024

  • "Another lovely stay at Greenways - a calming space with spectacular view from ..."

    Another lovely stay at Greenways - a calming space with spectacular view from each window and wonderful flowers in the garden - watching the birds in their busy endeavours - many thanks

    Thank you for your kind words, we're glad you arrived without incident this visit! Thank you also for leaving Greenways so clean and tidy - much appreciated. We look forward to having you back in the future. Best regards, Phil and Judy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Mar 2024

  • "A calm accommodation with views from every window - attention to detail and ..."

    A calm accommodation with views from every window - attention to detail and equipment that makes a holiday lovely is evident here - we loved our stay and would highly recommend - many thanks

    We're so glad you managed to enjoy your stay after your nightmare journey up here in the snow! Thank you for leaving Greenways so clean and tidy - much appreciated! We hope to see you return in future...... Best regards Phil and Judy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Dec 2023

  • "Greenaway was a lovely place to stay."

    Everything was very clean and we loved the views from the kitchen and lounge . The garden was great for our dog and there are lots of good walks from the cottage so no need to use the car everyday. It was also very handy for the shops and cafe's just down the road. Would love to stay here again sometime.

    We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Greenways, thank you very much for your kind review! We hope to welcome you back in future. Best regards Phil Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Nov 2023

  • "Everything about this property was perfect - the size, location, cleanliness, and amenities."

    We love the Lakes and Ambleside, and staying here allowed us to enjoy the surrounding area with all the comforts of home. Thank you, we will definitely be back

    We're so glad you enjoyed your week in Greenways - thank you for your kind words. We look forward to having you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a glorious four nights up in Ambleside."

    Cottage was brilliantly located and didn’t need to move the car. Cottage was very clean, warm and had all the amenities you needed, including sharp knives. Would highly recommend and will definitely book again for when we return. Thank you.

    Thank you so much for your kind words, we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay - come back for longer next time! Best regards Judy and Phil Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cosy bungalow in a great location."

    A 5 minute down hill walk to the village. The house is very clean and comfortable. The kitchen has everything that you would need. We had taken my 97 year old mother with us who enjoyed her break. Due to the steep hill up to the bungalow we had to use the car to get her up and down to the village which was a bit of a pain. I would not recommnend this location to elderly or infirm due to the incline getting back up to cottage. For us it was great.

    Thank you for your kind words in your review, we are glad you enjoyed your break. We have taken note of your comments about Gale Rigg and have amended the website information to warn potential guests who are elderly or are infirm - thank you for bringing it to our attention. Phil and Judy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ronald4.1Oct 2023

  • "The cottage was immaculately clean, and very well equipped."

    We really appreciated the comprehensive information about the bins and heating system, something we've struggled with in other cottages. The bed was very comfortable with the mattress topper on, and the towels were really good quality. The location was also very good, quiet but very close to the town centre. We noticed that BBC1 did not come up on the tv so we had to access it via iPlayer - possibly the channel needs retuning?

    Hi, thanks for your kind words in your review. Also, thank you so much for leaving Greenways so clean and tidy - very much appreciated! I'll check the TV for BBC 1 reception, thank you for letting us know. We hope to see you back again in future.....best regards - Phil and Judy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Oct 2023

  • "We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Greenways."

    The location was superb with just a 5-10 minute walk into Ambleside and a 15 minute walk to Waterhead, making it very easy to explore the local area by foot. The house itself was immaculate, very well equipped and comfortable, with plenty of storage space and two lovely patio areas outside. Highly recommended for an active but relaxing family break.

    Hi Mr Hayman, thank you so much for your positive feedback and also thank you for leaving Greenways so clean and tidy, much appreciated - you are definitely welcome to come back in future! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay despite the ‘variable’ weather! Best regards Phil Nendick Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angus5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely holiday let, very comfortable and clean."

    Nice secure garden. Only 5 minutes walk to town. Would definitely recommend. Look out for the deer passing by. Sharon

    Hi Sharon, thank you for your positive feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay at Greenways. Also, thank you for leaving the place so clean and tidy - very much appreciated! We hope to see you back at Greenways in future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jul 2023

  • "We found a Greenways the bungalow very good excellent facilities would not ..."

    We found a Greenways the bungalow very good excellent facilities would not hesitate to recommend only five minutes to the village however due to the a couple of very steep roads it is not ideal for people of a certain age or any medical issues is actually cost ourselves 70 pound in taxis to get back from the town I am so much surprised this hasn't been mentioned before however the bungalow was beautiful and the scenery from all windows was beautiful

    We are so sorry to hear of your problems with Gale Rigg. Nobody has mentioned this as a problem before but we take on board what you say. Although we wouldn’t describe Gale Rigg as “very steep”, we accept that the slope upwards to Greenways could be an issue to someone with health problems. We will liaise with Heart of the Lakes to mention the slope in their property description for Greenways - thank you for bringing this to our attention and thank you for the positive content of the rest of your feedback, much appreciated. While we accept that you probably won’t be returning to Greenways in future, we wish you luck in finding a more suitable Ambleside property more on the level for future holidays Best regards Phil Nendick Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.4Jul 2023

  • "Our stay at Greenway's was a very enjoyable experience."

    As well as the delightful weather and breath-taking views the cottage was comfortable and immaculate. We highly recommend Greenways to anyone seeking a holiday in the beautiful Ambleside and look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by F G5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely property only 5 mins walk from Ambleside."

    Comfortable property, kitchen well equipped. Clean and uncluttered. Seating area front and back. Only one minor maintenance issue, the shrubs / bramble running along side the path from the front to the back garden needs trimming back.

    Hi, thanks for your feedback! We've been away on holiday so the garden has been a tad neglected over the past 2 weeks. I've popped over this afternoon and cleared the path - thanks again for letting us know. We're glad you enjoyed your week in Greenways in the sunshine! Best wishes Phil and Judy. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jillian4.7Jun 2023

  • "One of the best properties we have stayed in."

    Comfortable, very well equipped. Lovely secure garden. Only very slight negative, water a little cool for our liking and a mop would be good to clean up on wet days etc.

    Hi, we’re so glad you enjoyed your stay at Greenways! Sorry to hear the water wasn’t as hot as it could be - we’ve just had the boiler serviced so the engineer possibly tweaked something. I’ll go round this afternoon and increase the temperature - thanks for letting us know, much appreciated! Best regards Phil and Judy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Apr 2023

  • "WE have been very happy with the stay ."

    we are looking forward to the next stay in the next few weeks.

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. The Owner Relations Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by F G5.0Apr 2023

  • "Very nice property."

    Made special with Christmas tree and very welcome prosecco. Very cosy thanks

    So glad you liked it! We hope you enjoyed your stay despite the weather! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Very peaceful area and lovely views. The shower was a bit cool for us it really could do with a temperature increase especially after a cold walk! Otherwise a great place to stay and we would like to stay there again

    Hi, sorry you weren't pleased with the shower. The more you push the lever over, the faster the flow and so the temperature decreases. Turn the lever back a smidge and the water will be hotter! We hope to see you back at Greenways in future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola3.8Dec 2022

  • "Everything we were looking for."

    Clean. Well equipped. Great location 5 mins walk from centre. Good wifi. Maps, walks, local restaurants detailed. Great holiday.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Nov 2022

  • "This house is in a very quiet and beautiful situation with lovely views of Wansfell from the lounge and kitchen windows, and only 5 or so minutes walk into the high street."

    The property was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. All kitchen appliances good. Plenty storage space in bedrooms. Ample parking at front of property. Also useful information on activities and eating establishments locally.

    Reviewed by James5.0Nov 2022

  • "Property was very clean, comfortable and provided an excellent location for easy access to Ambleside town centre."

    Highly recommend.

    Thank you, we're glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again...... Property Owner

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0Oct 2022

  • "The property is in a really quiet location yet minutes from the centre of Ambleside."

    The views from the sitting room of the fells are beautiful. The cottage is very well presented and equipped; the owners have thought of everything to make our stay comfortable.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2022

  • "Second time we stayed at this cottage."

    As then, clean and neat cottage. Hopefully we will be back soon. Our favorite place in the UK...the lake district. Till next time! Fam. Van Duyse - Bruynbroeck, Belgium

    Reviewed by Ronny3.8Jul 2022

  • "Very good property."

    Very clean and bed comfortable. Great location, short walk into town and nice views of Wansfell. Useful folder of guest information provided by the owners complete with short restaurant reviews and takeaway menus

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0May 2022

  • "Excellent Cottage and in a ideal location, only 2/3 minutes from town centre, very clean and cosy and the back yard is a sun trap to sun worshippers, found only 1 minor fault, the toaster will only take 2 pieces of bread, would definitely stay again."

    Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Arthur5.0May 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Greenways."

    The bungalow was spotless and had everything we needed. It is in a great location with great views. We will definately be back and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Francesho5.0May 2022

  • "We loved the property."

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Apr 2022

  • "We visited this property in April 22."

    It was clean and comfy and was like being home from home. We will definitely be staying again in the future

    Reviewed by Georgina5.0Apr 2022

  • "This is a lovely clean, well equipped and hidden cottage that offers everything you need for a stay away from home."

    We will defensively be back!

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2021

  • "A well equipped cottage, nice and modern interior."

    Garden lovely but no grass (for dog owners) but there is a small green just out of the gate.

    Reviewed by Clare4.7Oct 2021

  • "The property was exactly what we needed."

    It was very well equipped and so convenient for waking in to Ambleside. The set of yellow walks were great we did three of them. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2021

  • "A lovely bungalow in a peaceful location, yet close enough to the town to be accessible on foot."

    Good views of Wansfell from the kitchen. The interior layout is excellent, especially the lounge and kitchen area. Overall a very good base for walking or sightseeing. Plenty of parking space for 2 cars if required.

    Reviewed by Ivan4.7Sep 2021

  • "A home from home, very central but quiet location."

    Would definitely recommend and we will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was spotless and in a fantastic location."

    It is very near the town but is very quiet with lovely views.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Jul 2021

  • "Greenways is situated in a lovely quiet part of Ambleside very close to the centre ."

    It was well equipped with everything you need for your stay. The view from the living room is beautiful. The front and back gardens are well maintained. We had glorious weather so sat out a few times. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jun 2021

  • "The property exceeded our expectations."

    There were lots of thoughtful touches included and we were very comfortable there. It was a good base for Ambleside and for exploring other areas.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Jun 2021

  • "Greenways was absolutely fabulous very well equipped and in a great spot really ..."

    Greenways was absolutely fabulous very well equipped and in a great spot really near to all shops and restaurants we would recommend this to everyone and will book again

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage (Greenways) was immaculate and very well equipped/furnished."

    Its location was lovely and quiet, but very close to the amenities of Ambleside and within walking distance of Waterhead on lake Windermere.

    Reviewed by Kristina5.0Apr 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

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Freeview and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Garden patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking

The property

This well-presented bungalow is positioned in a peaceful part of Ambleside, just five minutes from the village amenities, in a desirable location from which to explore the Lake District National Park.

Offering guests a homely interior to enjoy when you’re not out exploring the wonders of the park and beyond, this property makes for a superb base for families and friends looking for a fun-filled escape to Cumbria, with the attractions of Lake Windermere just a scenic walk away.

Spend evenings unwinding beside the electric fire while you wait for your dinner to cook in the amply equipped kitchen, home to an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and even a washer/dryer, it has everything you could need for a short break.

Gather around the dining table for an evening of family board games before heading off to one of the two bedrooms to catch some sleep; there is a master double bedroom with plenty of storage and a twin bedroom which is ideal for children, serviced by a fully tiled bathroom with bath and shower over.

Enjoy some fresh air at the rear patio, where table and chairs offer a spot for admiring views of Wansfell, whilst enjoying a spot of alfresco dining.

Get to know your surroundings by taking a walk into Ambleside where you will find yourself spoilt with an array of boutique shops, bars, pubs, restaurants and an independent cinema, perfect for a rainy day.

Venture a little further on to reach Waterhead where you can hire a boat, enjoy a selection of lake cruises or just sit and admire the scenery with a picnic.

The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole is not far is ideal for a day out, offering well-maintained grounds and footpaths that you can explore before stopping off for something to eat at the seasonal teashop.

For the more active members of the group, climb the mountain peaks of Claife Heights, go mountain biking at Grizedale Forest or test yourself at flyboarding or paddleboarding on Lake Windermere.

Greenways is a lovely property that has been thought out for your holiday needs.

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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