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Coach House 1 - Pullwood Bay

Pull Woods near Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1051132)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Chung

    “Perfect little cottage situated in a quiet spot on north west side of Lake Windermere.”

    Road noise from the B5286 didn’t affect us really as the road wasn’t that busy.

    Road noise from the B5286 didn’t affect us really as the road wasn’t that busy. Has everything you need to make it a base for exploring trails, tarns and villages in the area. Gas fireplace made for nice cosy evenings. 3/4 bathroom was fine for us but will be tight for anyone nearing 6ft tall. Would use again for future visits to Windermere (and grateful our original booking with another provider was actually cancelled allowing us to find this cottage! )

    - Mr Chung, May 2021

The property

This beautiful, semi-detached converted coach house is situated on the road connecting Ambleside and Hawkshead, on the renowned Pullwood Bay Estate, making it a truly central location for exploring the Lake District’s many attractions.

The estate sits in 50 acres and is abundant in woodland pathways, beautiful scenery and a cycle track that cuts through the estate and circles Lake Windermere.

The cottage is cosy and stylish, seamlessly combining modern amenities with traditional Cumbrian character.

Stairs lead up to two bedrooms and a small, compact bathroom; one bedroom hosts a double bed and the second has two single beds, making the cottage a wonderful choice for families, couples or friends.

Though the bathroom is compact, the size is compensated for by opening the Velux window, a lovely feature that opens fully and catches the sun in the mornings.

The living space on the ground floor is open and sociable.

A striking feature slate wall separates the well-equipped kitchen from the rest of the room, and the sitting area is bright and pretty with a dining table and a woodburner-style electric stove.

The front of the cottage overlooks fields, and at the back is a shared gravel courtyard with a picnic table in a private corner, a charming spot to dine in the summer.

A scenic 10-minute walk leads through the private estate to the shores of Lake Windermere, where you can find a beach and a private jetty reaching out into the water.

This stunning, secluded location offers spectacular views across the lake, and is a peaceful spot for reading, swimming, having a picnic, or simply enjoying the magnificent view.

If you are planning to take your own boats or canoes away with you, you can drive down to the visitor’s car park by the lake and take them out onto the water from there.

The nearest shops can be found in Ambleside, but the popular Drunken Duck Inn is only around half a mile away up the hill.

Venture out of the estate to Wray Castle for the day, which has a huge, largely-undiscovered gravel beach of its own, and was Beatrix Potter’s first Lakeland holiday home at the age of 16.

Coniston inspired the countryside of Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons', and is a short drive over the hill, past the National Trust beauty spot of Tarn Hows.

At Coniston, you can also visit the former home of John Ruskin, or sail on the lake in a Steam Yacht Gondola.

The area carries many literary connections and its beauty and magical landscapes still inspire memorable holidays for all, whether it be a fun-filled break on Lake Windermere, or a relaxing walking holiday through this breathtaking region.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Small bathroom with ¾ bath (no shower), basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric woodburner-effect stove
  • Electric panel heaters with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer,TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot (to be assembled upon arrival)
  • Non-designated parking for two cars in woodland car park opposite the cottage
  • Private patio with picnic bench in shared gravel courtyard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 2.5 miles
  • Estate's private beach and private jetty 10 mins walk
  • Note: Property on the road connecting Ambleside and Hawkshead, some road noise will be heard at busy times
  • Note: You may bring your boat with you if it is no more than 6 metres in length
  • Boats, canoes and Kayaks may be stored on your vehicle or on the boat storage car park down by the lake
  • Boat launch by prior arrangement

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About the location


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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