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Crag Head Cottage Is Located In Clappersgate, Ambleside.

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms. 2.5 Baths.

This charismatic and distinctly luxurious Lakeland cottage is a worthy winner of the Tourist Board 5 star. Believed to be over 400 years old, Crag Head Cottage has a divine location within the tiny hamlet of Clappersgate - only a mile from vibrant Ambleside and providing a gateway to the breathtaking Langdale Valley. Retaining all its 'olde worlde' charms, this property has been refurbished with such impressive attention to detail that you'll be won over the moment you enter. A captivating fireplace, pretty window seats and traditional country kitchen (with an Aga at its heart) are perfectly enhanced by designer furnishings, stylish presentation and a touch of contemporary chic. It's hard to put into words, but be assured that every corner of this property, including the delightful patio garden, is as pretty as the scenery.

Accommodation in detail

Traditional entrance porch with slate floor and seats, and coach lights to guide you at night. Inner porch leads to the slate-floored lounge, warmed by a large rug and adorned with original beams, ancient spice cupboard, feature woodburner and sumptuous furnishings. A bespoke Shaker kitchen, with granite finishes, is open to the dining area - ample space for family dining.

A pantry leads off the kitchen, and through a stable door to the walled country garden and furnished patio. Stained glass features on the way upstairs, to the three stunning bedrooms; master with en-suite bathroom and views to Wansfell, second double and twin with views to the lake.

Private parking for 2 cars.

Sorry no pets.

Non Smoking

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our 2nd visit to the cottage and we're very glad we chose to stay here again.

The cottage was very comfortable and you provided everything we needed.

We had some great walks, days out and lovely meals.

Looking forward to our return.
Jul 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

For a peaceful, but perfectly convenient Lake District cottage holiday, especially for keen walkers, Clappersgate is a wonderful location. The tiny hamlet is only a mile from shops, Windermere lake shore attractions and restaurants in Ambleside, nestled at the entrance to the breathtaking Langdale Valley. Inspiring scenery, renowned Lake District walks on the Landgale Pikes and vibrant village life are therefore all within incredibly easy reach.

Ambleside is noted as the 'gem of the Lake District', thanks to its sublime location on the northern shore of Lake Windermere, it's friendly local character, and also its distinctly cosmopolitan feel. Lose-yourself shops, tempting delicatessens, cosy Lakeland pubs and acclaimed Lake District restaurants are all part of the hustle and bustle of this memorable village.

The Langdale Valley is the most photographed part of the Lake District National Park, and you'll soon see why. Wander through breathtaking scenery, untouched and barely inhabited, bar a few excellent country pubs and a scattering of traditional Lake District cottages.

To explore the wider reaches of the Lake District, a holiday cottage in Clappersgate provides an excellent base. Between Ambleside and Langdale on the A593, you're ideally placed to also explore Grasmere, Hawkshead and Coniston.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
low
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
christmas
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
new year
28 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£999
for 7 nights
£999
 
 
low
7 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
low
14 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
low
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
low
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
low
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
high
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
low
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
low
4 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
low
11 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 
 
mid
18 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
mid
25 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
high
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
premium
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
premium
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
mid
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
mid
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
high
6 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
mid
13 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
mid
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
premium
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
high
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
10 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
peak
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£865
for 7 nights
£865
 
 
peak
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£865
for 7 nights
£865
 
 
peak
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£865
for 7 nights
£865
 
 
premium
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
premium
29 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
premium
5 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
premium
12 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
premium
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£899
for 7 nights
£899
 
 
peak
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£865
for 7 nights
£865
 
 
high
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
high
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£799
for 7 nights
£799
 
 
mid
30 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£499
for 7 nights
£499
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • town

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

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