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Redwood

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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

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

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "A delightful cottage, ideal for us to explore the lakes by foot and road."

    We particularly welcomed the communication on the first day and the package you left for us. The house was nice and warm; you could probably get a way with it being a couple of degrees cooler to save a little on bills. The kitchen is well equipped and the new oven was very efficient. Thank you for such a great stay.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Mar 2024

  • "One of the best properties we have stayed in - comfortable, plenty of room, v well equipped and spotlessly clean."

    The welcome gifts were much appreciated. Good views of Loughrigg from the front and nice watching the birds, sheep, cockerel and deer out the back. Great selection of books and games. Location ideal for us with a 10 min walk into town.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Mar 2024

  • "A wonderful cottages in a beautiful location."

    Walking distance of the lake and Ambleside. The welcome pack was a lovely touch. We had a great stay and the cottage was perfect for my family.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Feb 2024

  • "Great house."

    Very comfortable and clean with plenty of space and comfortable beds and furniture. We did have a visiting cockerel over the weekend, but he did let us have a lie in until around 8am.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Feb 2024

  • "Faultless"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jan 2024

  • "No complaints whatsoever, that said, just the one ‘tiny’ thing, speaking as a retired gas/oil heating engineer that is, with the lounge being open plan, the main radiator could maybe do with being updated to a more efficient model."

    I found the whole house very acceptable, warmth wise, so just a little niggle really. We always recommended updating so maybe I’m still in gas fitter mode? Would seriously recommend this property to anyone requiring a very good, comfy and spacious place to stay. Excellent mattress’s too.

    Thank you for your great review. Re the lounge radiator, our heating engineer has recently fitted a new boiler and is intending to update the radiator. Peter and Avril Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Dec 2023

  • "Love this place but don’t want to keep recommending it as you will all book it before me!"

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Nov 2023

  • "Third time staying at Redwood."

    A wonderful, well-equipped and comfortable property in a quiet location within easy reach of Ambleside's amenities. If you are interested in wildlife, there is plenty to be seen from the kitchen window. Numerous birds on the peanut feeder. We also saw badger and a buzzard being harried by two crows in the field beyond the garden. Many thanks to the owners for making our stay special.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Oct 2023

  • "This is by far the best cottage we have stayed in up in the Lake District."

    It is spotlessly clean and is so very well equipped. The welcome pack was a nice touch with tea , coffee and milk supplied to start us off when we arrived. We met the owners too who are lovely people and I’ve told them we will be definitely back soon. Thank you to everyone, Regards the Day family.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Aug 2023

  • "We've stayed in Ambleside many times, Redwood was by far our favourite."

    Perfect central location for walking, eating and drinking. Accommodation was fabulously appointed, the owners had thought of everything. Lovely welcome pack and amazing wildlife visiting the property, all sorts of birds for enthusiasts, a deer and three regular badgers a real bonus! We were extremely comfortable and the addition of an EV charger made it a stand out. We very much hope to be back in 2024.

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great house with excellent facilities, we love coming here!"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Another lovely stay at Redwood."

    Everything was just right.

    Thank you for your comments. It is lovely to read that you had an enjoyable stay. We hope to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Apr 2023

  • "Great location, lovely views and everything you need in the cottage - extremely well equipped."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Maurice5.0Jan 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay in a very clean and comfortable house, well equipped and warm."

    Great location.

    Thank you for your kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Redwood. We hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable house."

    Really appreciated the thoughtful touches-umbrellas etc.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had another fantastic stay at Redwood, our favourite holiday cottage in the Lakes."

    This was the 9th time we have booked a week there, and hopefully it won't be long before our 10th visit. We love everything about the cottage - it is cozy, spotlessly clean, and above all a very relaxing place to come back to every evening. It is in a brilliant location, is extremely quiet, and has fantastic views of the fells from upstairs. It is a credit to the owners, and we never rent anywhere else in the Lake District these days.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Nov 2022

  • "Amazing house in lovely quiet street but close to the centre of Ambleside."

    House was spotless with everything you could need and plenty of space. Will be booking again.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2022

  • "Fantastic property everything you need for a wonderful holiday and will ..."

    Fantastic property everything you need for a wonderful holiday and will definitely book again - wonderful hosts in Phil and Avril who clearly care very much about ensuring guests have a lovely home from home experience - by far and away the best holiday cottage we've every stayed in

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very well presented and welcoming property."

    Good facilities, we had everything we needed and whilst only 2 of us we could have shared with another couple comfortably. Location is excellent. We had an excellent time and will definitely be looking to book here next time. Any chance of an EV charger being put in as I am getting an EV soon

    Glad you enjoyed your stay. We will definitely have an EV charger by the time that you visit again, just waiting for our electrician to organise it. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2022

  • "Redwood is the best holiday cottage we have stayed in in the Lake District."

    It is warm, welcoming and has everything you could need and more to enjoy a week in the Lakes. The owners have thought of everything and the property is a credit to them and how the home is presented. The welcome pack is a lovely touch. We would certainly recommend Redwood.

    Reviewed by Isabel5.0Apr 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Redwood."

    Thank you for the generous welcome pack, it was much appreciated. The house was spotless and was a credit to the owners. Beautiful surroundings and very peaceful. Great walks from the door.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Beautiful well appointed house - without a doubt the best we have stayed in!"

    Loved the contemporary furnishings and pictures - everything was spotless and the views delightful.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Mar 2022

  • "After having a bad experiance in a cottage Wales last year we were apprehensive we walked into Redwood and all our fears were allayed the hous is beautiful so clean well kept and equiped in every way nice and cosey and warm on chilly wet days."

    The views from the windows the wildlife from Deer walking down the road to owls hooting at night was amazing along with Ambleside and surounding area being a intresting place to visit.We would throughly recomend redwood and hopefully will return soon .

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Mar 2022

  • "This is an excellent holiday cottage in a beautifully quiet location."

    It was very well equipped and comfortable. The conservatory was perfect for enjoying a drink and watching the birds in the garden. It was spotlessly clean. We look forward to another visit.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with amazing views of the snow capped hills."

    Really appreciated the welcome pack and all the facilities such as the chill out room with music player. Cottage is also a book readers delight and has simple things like bird feed and binoculars which was a treat. Never stayed anywhere so well equipped. Easy walks nearby to Rydal, Grasmere, Stock Ghyll Waterfall or really tough ones up to Loughrigg. Love to go back.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Feb 2022

  • "A lovely home from home in the Lakes."

    It has everything you need to make life easy including excellent parking.

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a great holiday at this property."

    We have had many holiday rentals in the UK but this one is up there at the top. It was spotless and had everything you need for a week away. We loved the quiet area it was in but it was still only around 12 minutes from the centre of Ambleside. The views from the upstairs windows were fabulous. If we stay in Ambleside again we would definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Nov 2021

  • "We so enjoyed our stay at Redwood."

    The owners are lovely and everything was there that you could need. The welcome pack on arrival was such a lovely touch and much appreciated. Could not fault the propery the cleanliness it was immaculate. Highly recommend this property. Five stars all round

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Nov 2021

  • "This was our second stay at Redwood and we will definitely book again."

    We've been holidaying in The Lakes for almost 20 years and this has become our favourite property in Ambleside.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Oct 2021

  • "We had a fantastic holiday and found our stay at Redwood to have been very pleasant."

    It was very clean and comfortable and well equipped. Would definitely stay there again and recommend

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Sep 2021

  • "The house was immaculate and the views were amazing!"

    We had a super stay and would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Nicci5.0Aug 2021

  • "An excellent well equipped, clean and well maintained holiday home."

    Couldn’t have asked for more would definitely recommend 10/10.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2021

  • "Perfect holiday home"

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Jun 2021

  • "Stayed 6 times at Redwood, as good as ever in our 'second home'."

    Warm, comfy, loads of space, quiet and fantastic views. Another great week, cant wait to come back soon!!

    Mr & Mrs WaltersNov 2019

  • "Lovely house, warm, well equipped."

    Extra touches incl nice ginger biscuits, wine, toiletries & tea. Good bike storage. Would come back again.

    Mr & Mrs StainforthNov 2019

  • "What can I say?"

    seventh stay at Redwood. As good as ever. Thank you for the generous welcoming goodies!

    Stuart & CoOct 2019

  • "Excellent property - Thank You!"

    Mr & Mrs ClementSep 2019

  • "The house was light & airy, spotless & well equipped."

    The beds were comfortable, the views wonderful. It had a cosy feel to it. Well placed to get to centre of Ambleside. Wanted to stay longer.

    Mrs NuttonAug 2019

  • "We have had a lovely relaxing week in Redwood, it is a beautiful property which is very well equipped, one of the best we have stayed in."

    Thank you.

    Mr NewellAug 2019

  • "We have stayed at Redwood many times now."

    it's a lovely cottage in a quiet location elevated over Ambleside. The weather was excellent all week which enabled us to fully enjoy many walks available from the door. I brought my bicycle and was able to get out to enjoy the local roads and hills.

    Mr GreenMay 2019

  • "Comfortable house, well presented, well equipped."

    A lovely stay.

    Mr EastNov -0001

  • "A really comfortable and clean property with many little ‘extras’ to make us feel welcome and made our stay so enjoyable."

    There are great facilities for a baby. It is so lovely having a few toiletries, cleaning and washing products available. We enjoyed the books and games; the downstairs toilet and shower room a real bonus, as was the parking.

    Mrs GoslingNov -0001

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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

  • Over 2 floors
  • 3 x bedrooms; 2 x double, 1 x single, bathroom with double ended bath & separate power shower cubicle
  • Lower ground shower room
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • dining area
  • Conservatory
  • Gardens
  • Private parking
  • Type 2 EV charger (Please bring your own charger cable)
  • Superb views
  • 5 minute stroll to Ambleside centre
  • Gas central heating
  • Wi-Fi
  • Electric oven gas hob
  • Fridge & freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • Wireless Bluetooth speaker
  • Garage being ideal for bikes and housing a tumble dryer
  • Conservatory
  • Front patio garden with stone seating
  • Rear garden with decked patio and furniture
  • Private parking space with ample on lane parking
  • Bed linen and towels provided

The property

Redwood is a modern detached property occupying a slightly elevated spot on the lower slopes of Wansfell.

The location commands fine views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe and it is just a half mile walk, downhill, to the centre of vibrant Ambleside.

Offering the very best of both worlds this contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful position yet is still close enough to the village for convenience and access to its amenities.

Beautifully presented and well appointed the open plan living space on the ground level is fabulous and has patio doors leading to a furnished decked area where you can sip a cup of tea or even a glass or two!

The conservatory offers a place to escape to and relax, while upstairs you’ll benefit from superb views from the three bedrooms and the large, luxurious bathroom. There’s private parking at the front of the property, along with a front garden with seating.

Enter the house via the porch, perfect for walking clobber, then into the open plan living space, a bright and airy lounge with leather sofas and plenty of space that runs through to the dining area with patio doors looking up onto Wansfell.

To the rear, there's a back garden and decked patio complete with furniture, ideal for al-fresco living.

The kitchen is well equipped and you can relax in the conservatory.

There is also an additional shower room with WC off this room.

On the first floor, the three bedrooms, two double and one single are beautifully presented offer far reaching views and the large and luxurious bathroom has a double ended bath and separate power shower cubicle.

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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There is an EV charging point at the property, guests are required to bring their own charge cable. The cable outlet is type 2.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas