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No 7

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  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "Brilliant house, has got everything you could possibly want, good location & quite, looked to see if it was available for half term in October, but fully booked, will try for next year, have stayed in a goof few in a he Lake District, this comes up one of the best, well done & thank you."

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Feb 2024

  • "The property was very well equipped and comfortable in a great location."

    We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Jan 2024

  • "The house was lovely and although we only had a short stay the position was ..."

    The house was lovely and although we only had a short stay the position was perfect for both walks and also for access to restaurants in Ambleside

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jan 2024

  • "This property is superb."

    Everything you could need is provided and of great quality. In excellent condition and cleanliness. Beds very comfortable. Lakeside is 2 minutes walk away and Ambleside a short stroll. We had torrential rain during our Christmas stay so the games room was a treat. The boot driers were such a pleasant surprise!

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Dec 2023

  • "This is an excellent holiday home, very comfortable, furnished beautifully and really lends itself to multi-generation style holidays."

    The dog bed area was very much appreciated too. However the best thing is the location! Just a few minutes walk away from fabulous Windermere views, accessible walks around the lake, boat trips to Bowness, and great fish & chips!! Also walking distance from the lovely Ambleside town centre. Would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Dec 2023

  • "A lovely property - first time we’ve gone for a newer property (rather than a cottage) but was very pleased with it - would certainly return."

    Really handy for walks, ferry and local villages - plus it’s a 10 minute walk to a lovely garden centre. It would have been very good to have a 2nd door key though as we didn’t all go out together (we know we could have left in the key box, but didn’t know if the code is regularly changed)

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2023

  • "Weekend with 6 girls for a 30th birthday weekend."

    great property, kitchen well equipped, beds comfortable. The boot dryers were very welcome after some very wet walks. bedding, towels, loo roll all provided. 3 easy car parking spaces on the drive. I had not realised the living room was on the first floor, with the kitchen and a bedroom on the ground floor, this was not ideal for me but absolutely fine for a weekend. overall would very much recommend this property and booking through Sykes.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great property great location."

    This is our third stay here. Be back next year

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Jun 2023

  • "The house was everything we could have wished for."

    It was clean, well equipped and in a great location.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that the property lived up to expectations and that you enjoyed your holiday. Heart of the Lakes Owner Relations Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very well maintained internally, spotlessly clean."

    Good facilities. Outdoor is due for renewal but the grass could be mowed in the meantime

    Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We take all comments on board. The Heart of the Lakes Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7May 2023

  • "We had a fantastic stay and the house was beautiful!"

    It was also such a lovely touch to have the Christmas decorations up when we arrived. The house is in a fabulous location and is a great hub for the family to come together but also not be under each others feet too much aswell! The only minor thing would be the heating, in the evening the heat was almost unbearable and we weren’t sure where to turn it down or off. Would maybe an idea to have this information handy for future guests! All in all we have a wonderful time and would love to come back! Thank you so much!

    Reviewed by Olivia5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely stay in this gorgeous property"

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Dec 2022

  • "A wonderful property and well equipped."

    We had a few initial issues with the heating (not on on arrival, came on during the night and was unbearable) perhaps some simple instructions would be useful but we called into the office who kindly sorted everything for us. There was quite a lot of dust and cobwebs around the ground floor bedroom and in the corners of kitchen (the wonderful Vax cordless vacuum made short work of these!) No 7 was perfect, otherwise. Just a small suggestion would be for maybe a couple of cleaning items to be available, multi purpose spray or something similar.

    Reviewed by Dianne4.7Nov 2022

  • "Spacious comfortable and well positioned for the lake"

    Reviewed by Vince5.0Oct 2022

  • "Really good accommodation, fantastic location cannot fault."

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Sep 2022

  • "We all loved the property and it was very well equipped."

    A lot of thought has gone into the furnishings which were lovely. The boot driers were a fantastic addition. The garden was great and the top terrace was a lovely place to sit and read a book. Only little niggle was one of the bedrooms wasn’t set up as a twin as described. Otherwise everything was great and I’m sure we’ll return to the property. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Sue4.7Jul 2022

  • "We went to the house as a family, myself, my husband, sister, brother-in-law, 2 x grandchildren and my 83 year old mums as well as our dogs."

    The house was perfect for all of us, the fixtures and fittings were top class. The games room with the pool table gave all of us a lot of fun in the evenings. The kitchen had everything that we needed away from home , and lots of dishes , pots etc. Location was fab. The house is very close to lake windermere, 2 minute walk, and 15 minute walk into Ambleside. You are a short drive to Windermere the town and Bowness-on-Windermere. Would definitely rent this property again, loved it.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent in every respect, even the weather."

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely house in excellent quiet position."

    Exceptional decor and very well equipped. Sofas low and uncomfortable….when we removed the back cushions we found lots of dust so cleaning could be more thorough. Unable to use the vacuum as full of debris…..obviously an issue re emptying? Heating far too hot in upstairs master bedroom and heating controls too complicated to rectify this.

    Reviewed by John Stephen4.4May 2022

  • "Very attractive and well equipped property."

    Garden needs a tidy up but otherwise a great stay in a wonderful location. Pool table saw a full family tournament played.

    Reviewed by Tamsin4.7Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic family property in a great location."

    Will happily re- book.

    Reviewed by Charlie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely property, in a fantastic location and with convenient parking place for a large car."

    Well equipped kitchen and very comfortable beds. We will definitely come back again!

    Reviewed by Dorota4.7Mar 2022

  • "The property was very well equipped and presented."

    Kitchen had everything you would need. Especially liked the picnic bag and flask, very thoughtful. Only criticism is the outside areas. Nothing down stairs for dogs to go out so always have to go through lounge. Gardens themselves in a very poor state. Not inviting at all. Also dog poo from previous guests still there. Mind you difficult to clean up after your dog when garden so overgrown. Would love to go back but would hope garden areas sorted Thank you

    Reviewed by Angela4.4Mar 2022

  • "We have stayed at No 7 in Ambleside twice now and it doesn’t disappoint."

    It is spacious, great choice of restaurants nearby and, has lovely dog walks. We will however be choosing another property through you just because our dog has bad elbows and the kitchen is downstairs.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a wonderful holiday."

    The property was in an ideal location. It was clean , had all electrical equipment needed and generally well equipped . Little things such as only 3 wine glasses and not enough serving or oven plates could easily be overcome .The. garden does need maintained and I understand the owners are looking at this. We hadn’t realised the cot would be a travelling cot (which wasn’t available as requested when we got there). We would use the property again thank you .

    Reviewed by Angela4.1Mar 2022

  • "Great holiday home in a great location."

    The heating system could do with instructions on how to operate as it was far too hot through the night. There were only 4 wine glasses for a property that slept 7 so a few more would be handy and I always seem to have to fill the dishwasher up with either rinse aid or salt wherever I stay. I don't mind bringing the wash tabs but I think if it is there to use then it would be nice for it to topped up during the cleaning of the property. Nothing major really, just the odd niggle, as the rest of the property was excellent. We had a fantastic holiday and would stay at No 7 again. The location was great. 2 minutes to the lake and 10 minutes to town. Also well situated for catching the bus or the ferry.

    Reviewed by Deborah4.7Feb 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at No7 and have no hesitation in recommending highly."

    Particularly liked how practical everything was like the generous entry hall which works really well when you have 5 adults and 2 tiny humans going in and out. The house's underfloor heating was superb, the layout was great and the rooms well proportioned. Then the nice small touches like the Bose portable speaker and the Netflix account access in all rooms. Our kids also liked the pool room and although we have no pets had endless fun in the dog kennels under the stairs which were repurposed into top notch dens ! We also loved the location which was so handy for our lake cruise and exploring in general. All in all a really relaxing home from home where everthing had been well thought out making for an effortless stay. Would happily stay there again.

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2022

  • "Six humans and two dogs stayed for a week in February and we all cannot sing the praises of this house enough."

    From it’s prime location and the absolutely beautiful interior to having a pool table in the garage which was a constant source of entertainment - this place was a fab base for a week away. On the practical side of things, the house is equipped with a very warm airing cupboard with plenty of hanging/drying space, loads of storage space for boots/coats as well as two electric boot dryers which were a godsend as we had classic British weather. Also having a washing machine and dryer was great - we were able to get out every day regardless of the weather because of these small amenities. We cannot recommend this house enough and we’re already planning on when we can come back and stay again,

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Feb 2022

  • "Stunning home in a brilliant location."

    We had such a nice time. We struggled to open the key safe on arrival and on departure it just wouldn’t open so I hid the key under the mat and called the central call centre to advise. Felt bad letting the dog in and out of the garden from a carpeted lounge but we kept wiping him as best we could and hopefully managed to pick up any poo in the garden. We couldn’t fathom the heating out so had to call the centre and a guy came out and switched it on for us. Master bed was very comfortable. Kitchen very well equipped. Dishwasher was flashing to replace rinse aid and salt which I doubt any guests would have taken - so the owners need to get that done. Lovely touches with the blankets, cool bag, picnic rug etc. make sure those are listed on the listing as I took all my own

    Reviewed by Lisa4.7Jan 2022

  • "The house, layout, decor and location was excellent and just as described."

    We would definitely recommend No7 to our friends. I have a couple of small issues I'd like to make you aware of: - the soap dispensers in the bathroom and ensuite were empty, despite there being soap in a large container in the garage, I ended up refilling them myself. - the washing up liquid supplied in the visitor box was tiny and only enough for 3 washes - the main bedroom and linked en-suite on the 1st was too hot overnight, we ended up moving to the double bedroom on the ground floor. I noticed a number of previous guests had commented on this and it hadn't been addressed. Although there is a heating control this was complicated and the instructions in the visitor pack were hard to follow.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Dec 2021

  • "Beautiful property, thank you for letting us have the pleasure of staying there."

    Lovely location, two minutes walk from Lakeside, absolutely stunning.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Nov 2021

  • "Beautiful house, warm and comfortable in a great location."

    We enjoyed the additional pool table. Thank you

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Oct 2021

  • "Excellent facilities and location and I would definitely consider another stay at the property."

    Only slight negatives - dishwasher hadn't been emptied and the pots in the drawer were not too clean with what appeared to be greasy finger marks on the lids and handles. Surprising,as there was justifiably a clear message to be extra vigilant concerning Covid.

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0Oct 2021

  • "The house is very comfortable and spotless with a high standard of everything throughout."

    Quiet location but easy walk into town. Pub and lake one minute walk. The pictures don't do it justice. Only thing would be good to have another key on a fob.

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Sep 2021

  • "This is a beautifully presented house, ideally situated and very comfortable."

    It is a semi 'upside down' house with one of the bedrooms downstairs and the sitting room on the first floor to take advantage of the garden. However, I didn't give it full marks for accuracy of listing for two reasons: a) Although it is listed as dog friendly, the only access to the enclosed garden is either through the carpeted lounge or via the outside staircase. We were lucky - we had a dry week - there would have been issues had the week been wet! b) the garden is beautiful but steeply tiered with the sitting area at the top of the slope to take advantage of the views, so it's a bit of a hike from the kitchen (downstairs), up the steps or up the stairs and through the lounge and then up the slope to take advantage of them! If there are young children in the party - we had a five-year-old and a toddler of 20 months - this could be problematic. Having said all that, it is a lovely house, but I think best suited to a group of adults rather than a family with young children and/or dogs!

    Reviewed by Mick4.7Aug 2021

  • "No 7 is a fantastic house."

    We had a great time there and recommend it wholeheartedly to others.

    Reviewed by F5.0Jul 2021

  • "Absolutely amazing property within easy walking distance of Ambleside village centre."

    Fixtures and fittings first class. Everything contemporary and stylish. Pool room brilliant addition for the kids. Would absolutely recommend.

    Reviewed by Linsey5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely holiday - house very comfortable and in an excellent location with good parking."

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Jun 2021

  • "Superb property, great location and very well equipped for the needs of our family."

    Many thanks

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2021

  • "Beautiful house, only marred by (in our opinion) uncomfortable seating in the living room."

    Very well equipped, ample parking and fantastic situation.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Apr 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.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x Super King, 1 x Super King with en-suite, 1 x King, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove, Games room.
  • Two pets allowed non-smoking underfloor central heating electric oven gas hob fridge/freezer dishwasher microwave washer tumble dryer free Wi-fi parking for up to 3 cars travel cot and high chair available garden furniture games room/garage for secure bike storage Ambleside village 10 mins walk

The property

No7 is a superb house enjoying a fabulous location just a short two minute walk to the shores of Lake Windermere where you can admire the views over the water to the Langdale Pikes in the distant or embark on a cruise up Lake Windermere on the Steamer to the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere.

A ten minute walk will take you into the centre of Ambleside village you will discover a great selection of restaurants, pubs, shops and a cinema. The focus of No7 is on luxury and comfort to provide guests with a fantastic base for exploring this much-loved corner of the Lake District. Stepping through the front door into a spacious hallway which leads to a super-king sized double bedroom (can be made as 2 singles on request) with TV, cloakroom, kitchen with dining area and utility - beautiful oak floors, with underfloor heating, run through these ground floor rooms.

To keep everyone entertained on wet days, the garage has been converted into a games room with a pool table and also has a bike stand for stowing bicycles.

An oak staircase leads to the first floor and the main sitting room with cosy wood burning stove and patio doors opening out to a terraced garden and patio.

There are three further bedrooms: a master with super king sized double with ensuite shower room and TV, a king sized double with TV and a single.

There is a family bathroom with bath, shower over, wash basin and wc.

Outside: Driveway parking for up to three cars.

Bikes and outdoor gear can be stowed in the games room/garage.

Patio area accessed from the kitchen/dining.

Terraced garden with patio approached by external stone steps or via the sitting room with furniture.

Lake Windermere is at the end of the lane where you can hire boats, take lake cruises, enjoy various restaurants and relax in the waterfront park.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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. 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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Please note the zip & link bed is made up as a twin should you wish this to be a super king please call the call centre to arrange.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas