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House With Mountain Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Ambleside, Cumbria, Lake District, England, UK - Peaceful Location, Close To Town Amenities

Three bedroom house in heart of English Lake District. Sleeps up to 4 adults or family of 5 (including adults and children). Mountain walking from front door. Comfortable and well-furnished lakeland stone- built Victorian home with period features. Wi-fi. Central heating, double glazing, log burner , luxury bathroom and a basement drying room with washing machine/tumble dryer. Quiet cul de sac with easy footpath access to Ambleside. Designated parking for one car. Terraced back garden with long distance views. Price includes 100% cotton bed linen and towels, all gas and electricity.

Property Manager
Christine Barrows
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Christine Barrows

We have tried to create a comfortable house with modern amenities yet retaining some period style. The location was chosen because of the superb views, proximity to the town and its excellent facilities.

Christine Barrows purchased this house in 2006

Why Christine Barrows chose Windermere & Central Lakes

We feel so lucky to have a house in the heart of the lake district. It is just above the town , in a quiet cul de sac with views of the fells, yet only 3 minutes walk from the centre of town (five minutes to walk back!) and offering private parking.

The house is equally suited to families or groups of adults and our family and friends use it as a base for walking, climbing, touring the area or just as a restful retreat.

The town amenties include five cinema screens, multiple restaurants and bars, a park with tennis , bowls etc and a spa.

What makes this house unique

Total relaxation! Mountain walks and town amenities can both be reached without a car. Superb long distance views.

Guestbook comments from the manager

‘The house was comfortable, well furnished and such a convenient location. We hope to book next Easter if it’s available.’ Simon (Notts)

‘We had a wonderful time in Ambleside, the cottage is lovely. Hope to re-book later in the year.’ Louise (Staffs)

‘…we really enjoyed staying at your property, the location was perfect and really surprising how quiet it is given how close the house is to Ambleside. I think you have done a really good job renovating the house and the bath is fantastic for aching bodies after a big walk! John (Yorks)

‘We loved the house and really enjoyed the garden area with the beautiful fell views from the top seating area’ Rosie (Preston)

‘It’s a lovely place and you have put a lot of love and care in it’ Frank (Netherlands)

‘… the photos fail to do it justice and waking to that view in a morning was a real pleasure’ Sarah (Oxfordshire)

‘We had such a special time made possible by staying at such a lovely cottage; magical' Linda (Lancs)
Sep 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ambleside in Lakes

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , spacious and very warm
  • Large bathroom with shower cubicle, large double-ended bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (3 Bedrooms) White 100% cotton bed linen Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Clean, light and comfortable. Sorry no pets. This is a no smoking house. Wifi internet and satellite TV. Outside: Access via steps to terraced rear garden with two patio areas, garden furniture and barbeque. Small front garden. Parking for one car in front of the house. Utility Room: Spacious heated Drying Room with washer/dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen Towels and linen included. Weekly cleaning.


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House With Mountain Views
average rating of 4.8490567 based on 54 reviews

A cosy house with stunning views

  • 4 of 5

The house is as well situated for Ambleside amenities as it is for the many walks around it. The views are stunning and I would highly recommend a glass of wine in the front room to watch the sun set over Loughrigg !

The bedrooms are well set out with very comfortable beds and the large free standing bath is perfect at the end of a days walking.

Everything is there to make for a comfortable stay with plenty of room for everyone downstairs as well as up.

A wonderful stay, Thank you for your hospitality

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
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Nice holiday Home with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staking at this holiday Home with the lovely views. We were very comfortabele there, and it was easy to walk to the town. Kitchen was very well equipped, and information about equipment was very clear. Any questions before our holiday were promptly answered. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in Ambleside

  • 5 of 5

The house is a great place to come back to after a day's walking. It is beautifully furnished, spotlessly clean,with fresh decor, a cosy yet bright interior, and was very well equipped, including the provision a useful drying room. There are lovely views from the house over Ambleside and the surrounding hills. Ambleside itself is a good location, with plenty of restaurants and good bus routes to other Lake District main towns, with intermediate stops for walkers making linear walks a real possibility and certainly being a good base if you are without a car as we were.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely 3 story 3 bedroom home looking out over Ambleside

  • 5 of 5

We spent the better part of a week in September happily exploring the lake district from the warmth and comfort of Christine's spacious home located high above Ambleside. The house is fully equipped with everything you could possibly want, and we really made use of the facilities. An amazing bathroom as others have noted, a fully operational kitchen, laundry, TV, wifi, etc. We had no issues whatsoever. Christine is also super nice, friendly, helpful and responsive. It rained every day but that didn't keep us from exploring the glorious lakes and peaks nearby. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent house.

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, cosy , well presented property. Well equipped. Lovely and clean

Excellent location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful comfortable home from home.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 9 nights as a family of 5 at this lovely house. We found it to be spotlessly clean and every convenience you could want. The king size bed was really comfortable with lovely quality bed linen. The bathroom left me with Bathroom envy !! . A huge bath and very good shower.

There are beautiful views from all the rooms. We found the Wifi very good . The owner Christine was very pleasant to deal with and responded very quickly to any requests.

The house is up a very steep hill and it was great to have a designated parking spot. The area is very quiet and we slept well.

I would highly recommend this property for a very comfortable and pleasant stay. I would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Less than one mile to lakeside.


Buses 5 minute walk. Train station 5 miles (Windermere) with connections to Manchester and Manchester Airport.


Ambleside 0.2 miles. Windermere town 5 miles. Lake Windermere 0.8 miles. Langdale valley 6 miles.

Further Details:

Town: excellent amenities in Ambleside including shops, restaurants, bars, cinemas, park and spa. Country: superb walking and climbing in the immediate area+ places of interest - Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter homes , country parks.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ambleside, Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid autumn
7 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
5 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid February
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Cleaning £70

Booking Notes:
To book please email . Deposit of 25% required to confirm booking.

Changeover Day: Normally Saturday but it is possible for other days to be arranged
Changeover normally Saturday . Arrivals from 3.30pm. Departures by 10am.

Notes on prices:
The house is available for shorter lets at certain times of the year. Please enquire. Prices are inclusive of linen and towels, gas and electricity.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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