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House With Mountain Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Christine Barrows
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 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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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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42 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic location and great cottage

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my husband and a couple of friends. the house was spotlessly clean with everything we needed for the few nights we were there. The beds were comfortable and generally it was the perfect base for our weekend. There were instructions for all of the appliances. The house is a very close walk to the Ambleside centre. I wouldn't think twice about booking the cottage again when we come back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house with everything you need. Spotlessly clean.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent property to stay in Ambleside and Christine was a pleasure to deal with. We had an issue with having to change our dates soon after booking and she couldn’t have been more accommodating about it. Communication regarding directions and key collection could not have been clearer and our security deposit was refunded extremely quickly after we left.

The house itself was wonderful, the photos actually don’t do it justice! The lounge is cosy and comfortable with lovely views and the kitchen is large and well equipped. There is a huge basement with washer and drier which is handy for coat and dirty boot storage also. The bedrooms are comfortable and very quiet, the two doubles have stunning views over the town towards Loughrigg. The whole house is spotlessly clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom is absolutely huge with a large tub and separate shower. The only small suggestion I would have is that some hanging space in the second double bedroom would be nice! Even a hook on the door to hang a dressing gown!

There is a designated car parking space out the front, which is a bit tight for a large car, but you only have one or two neighbours who might need to get past, so it is not a big issue. We personally found the walk down to Ambleside to be a bit too difficult (a mixture of elderly, toddler in buggy and 7 month pregnant lady in our party!) But for anyone of reasonable fitness, it is less than 5 mins down a little pathway and you’re right in the centre of town. We drove down and up and we had no issue in finding on street parking.

This is a wonderful property in a lovely location, we were only sorry we were staying for such a short visit. We will definitely be back again.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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High gale Ambleside

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect,spotlessly clean with all the facility's we needed. The location was great just a 5 minute walk into the centre of Ambleside.I would highly recommend this property to anybody wanting to stay in the Lake District . David from York

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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First Class rental property, a home from home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful walking venue, despite persistent rain, we only moved our car once during a 5 day stay, great walks from house and only 5-6 minute walk to village of Ambleside, though only for those able to manage walking a hilly slope or a lot of steps, otherwise, will need to use car to go to village. House is excellent, in particular lovely comfortable beds, good quality linen, warm & cosy, lots of games, very well fitted kitchen with most of what you'll need, great spacious bath & separate shower. Very quiet neighbourhood, nice views from back and front windows.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, very clean and well fitted out

  • 5 of 5

Amazing views from all bedrooms with a stunning bathroom and bedrooms.

Open fire in the dining room was much appreciated.

Would stay again no problem

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : at 75 Metres Nearest Train : at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 60 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Less than one mile to lakeside.

Travel:

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

Distances:

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 and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early summer
3 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£310
for 3 nights
From
£80
 
 
Summer
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£322
for 3 nights
From
£84
 
 
High summer
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£693
for 7 nights
From
£89
 
 
Late summer
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£319
for 3 nights
From
£83
 
 
Early autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£319
for 3 nights
From
£83
 
 
Mid autumn
7 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£307
for 3 nights
From
£79
 
 
Late autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£235
for 3 nights
From
£55
 
 
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£414
for 4 nights
From
£86
£672
 
 
Winter
5 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£235
for 3 nights
From
£55
 
 
Mid February
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£268
for 3 nights
From
£66
 

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

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

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

Property Type

  • house

Theme

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

General

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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • town

Attractions

  • 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

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, spacious and very warm
  • Large bathroom with shower cubicle, large double-ended bath.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • 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.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • 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.