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Heather Cottage

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972326)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    - Mr Prystupa, July 2018

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This cosy cottage is nestled in the beautiful village of Ambleside, less than a mile away from the wondrous Lake Windermere. Part of a small complex of seven stone-fronted cottages which were once originally stables, Heather Cottage is an ideal retreat for couples or families looking to explore the marvellous Lake District.

Up to three dogs are welcome to stay at the cottage as well, so that all of the family can enjoy their holiday together. Guests can enjoy the cosy feel of Heather Cottage with an entirely open plan ground floor.

The sitting room includes a TV, DVD player and a selection of books to suit everyone’s fancy.

An archway leads to the well-equipped kitchen.

Upstairs on the first floor are two bedrooms: one double bedroom and a bunk bedroom with adult size bunk beds.

There is also a family bathroom with a bath, shower over, basin and WC. Set in a quiet courtyard area, guests can enjoy views of Fairfield Range from the comfort of Heather Cottage. Only a few minutes walk away are a variety of amenities which Ambleside has to offer, including pubs, restaurants, tea rooms and shops.

There are also many pretty walks around Ambleside and it’s only a 15 minute walk to the largest lake in England, Lake Windermere.

While making your way to the lake you can visit the pretty village of Waterhead which has its own small selection of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as the scenic roman fort. If you fancy exploring a bit further afield, you can easily jump on a Lake Cruiser and visit quaint villages dotted around Lake Windermere, while admiring the stunning scenery of the Lake District.

Sandwiched between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the market town of Kendal is just a 25 minute drive away and offers many shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as a castle and a historic museum.

Perfect for a family or a couple’s retreat, Heather Cottage is ideally located for exploring the wonders of the Lake District with the beautiful village of Ambleside as your base.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x double adult size bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. Open plan living area with kitchen, sitting area and dining area.

Amenities

  • Electric storage heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Private parking for one car
  • Three dogs welcome
  • Pub and restaurant 3 mins, shop 6 mins
  • Lake 14 mins
  • Note: There is no garden at this property.

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About the location

AMBLESIDE

Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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