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10 Croft Courtyard

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 26484)

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    Pamander78
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    “Nice hideaway cottage for 2”

    We enjoyed our stay here, it’s a small studio cottage with quality finishing. Comfortable bed, nice fitted kitchen which lacks nothing at all. You could cook a gormet meal on the super cooker. Even has a washing machine. Good tv with free movies. Warm, comfortable and quiet even though a stones throw from a busy road we didn’t hear any traffic at all. A really great place to getaway. It’s about 8 min walk to town over the river bridge. The bathroom and shower room is very well fitted out, ...

    We enjoyed our stay here, it’s a small studio cottage with quality finishing. Comfortable bed, nice fitted kitchen which lacks nothing at all. You could cook a gormet meal on the super cooker. Even has a washing machine. Good tv with free movies. Warm, comfortable and quiet even though a stones throw from a busy road we didn’t hear any traffic at all. A really great place to getaway. It’s about 8 min walk to town over the river bridge. The bathroom and shower room is very well fitted out, great non misting mirror - nice touch. The shower is quite strong but the drainage is a bit slow resulting in a lot of water on the bathroom floor, this needs to be looked at really as it’s a bit dangerous and slippy but I’m sure it could be fixed easily. It did not ruin our stay we still loved it. We have stayed in a lot of Skye’s cottages and never been disappointed, like this they are usually of a high standard. I would recommend this to a couple with a dog, it’s ideal. Also it has a beautiful shared garden by the river so nice for sitting and reading. On the whole a great weekend escape. You won’t be disappointed.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Ambleside 1 mile.

A charming semi-detached, single-storey cottage superbly located in the village of Clappersgate, one mile from Ambleside in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Comfortably appointed to provide cosy accommodation, this Ambleside cottage is ideal for a couple who wish to spend time together in one of the most beautiful parts of the Lake District.

Boasting breathtaking scenery on the doorstep, this Lake District cottage is located in the former stables of the adjacent house and has a cosy living/sleeping area with a king-size bed, plus this holiday home also has a separate shower room.

Outside this Ambleside cottage is a shared cobbled courtyard area and across the road is a well-maintained shared lawned garden on the banks of the River Brathay, which flows into Lake Windermere, just a short distance away.

This Lake District cottage nestles under Loughrigg and you can explore this pretty area on foot, or you may wish to climb up Loughrigg Fell and enjoy the spectacular views across Ambleside to Wansfell and down to Lake Windermere.

From your Ambleside cottage you can enjoy a lovely riverside walk, which takes you to the pretty hamlet of Skelwith and down to Skelwith Bridge and Chesters Cafe.

The popular town of Ambleside is one mile away and has many excellent shops, restaurants and cinemas, plus the village of Hawkshead is less than 10 minutes' drive away and has some lovely pubs and cafes serving local ales and delicious cakes.

This delightful Ambleside cottage is a perfect base at any time of the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor with under floor heating throughout . Open plan studio accommodation with king-size bed, contemporary kitchen with breakfast dining bar, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Shower room with underfloor heating, shower, basin and WC.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Fuel for stove to be purchased locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Shared lawned garden with furniture located across main road
  • Watercraft launch in garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: There are 2 steps to the shower room
  • Note: Cottage is located near a well used road so care should be taken and some road noise may be heard in garden
  • Note: The access to the river is through a small wicket gate and the garden is approached via 20 steps
  • Note: No children.

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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

Note: No children

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