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First Floor Apartment With Private Parking Set In Four Acres Of Gardens

Overview

Property

Updated: 31-Oct-2016
Apartment in Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria - Peaceful Location, Short Stroll To Lake Shore And 10 Minutes Walk To Ambleside Centre.

Set in four acres of pretty gardens with its own private parking space, this traditional lakeland stone property has two bedrooms (a double and a twin), living room, dining kitchen and bathroom. Being a first floor apartment, it is accessed via a private external staircase with its own bench positioned directly outside the front door from where the views of the gardens and variety of wildlife can be enjoyed. The large original Georgian windows in the living room and both bedrooms frame the picture perfect views of Loughrigg Fell and beyond. The location is hard to beat, being just a short stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere and Waterhead where there are restaurants, shops, cafes, a pub serving great food and of course the lakeland steamers offering cruises to the many towns located around the lake. The bustling centre of Ambleside is just an easy flat ten minutes walk away and there are endless walks from the doorstep (maps for which are provided in the apartment's info pack). Our normal changeover day is Friday. Please enquire about the possibility of short breaks.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jon and Natasha Hitchin

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Wetherlam combines the best of both worlds - a wonderfully peaceful location in splendid grounds but surprisingly close to local amenities and transport links. A 5 minute stroll through Borrans Park to Waterhead takes you to the steamer pier and buses to all major towns and villages in the area. Turn the other way for Ambleside and its many shops, cafes and pubs. For keen walkers there is an abundance of possibilities. The apartment is light, airy and very comfortable with splendid views. In all a delightful place to stay and enjoy the Lakes - Mr F, 12/6/13



We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Ambleside and found the apartment spacious, clean and well-maintained. The kitchen is well stocked. Good location being within east walking distance of Ambleside and great not needing to use the car. The children took advantage of the outside space - Mr & Mrs H, 3/6/13
May 2013
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16 Reviews

4.6
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

Superb location

  • 5 of 5

Cosy and comfortable accomodation to explore this astonishing area. Looking forward to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

The apartment was well stocked and very comfortable; the washing machine was fantastic! Well located

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Wetherlam - a lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week and found the apartment to be clean, cosy, warm and well located. The kitchen is well equipped and the bedrooms are fine (the bathroom a little small and we didn't particularly like the 'fire-escape' steps especially when wet up to the apartment but that was the only downside and it was clear from the website that this was the access route). Would very possibly stay again if wanting a week in Ambleside - it is really exceptional value.

With a 3 year old we loved Wray Castle & Allan Crag, Grasmere - both National Trust and fantastic fun if weather isn't great. Eating out would recommend Dodds in the evening (although lunch was very average) and Homeground in Windemere is fab (closed Wednesday). Chesters by the river at Skelwith Bridge is also great for cake and there is a nice low level walk along the river to Elterwater - ideal with little ones.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Home from home!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was very well equipped and the kitchen had all you need should you want to cook. Very comfortable and quiet, with lovely grounds to explore or just sit and enjoy the views. Very close to Lake Windermere and a short walk to Ambleside if you fancy a bit more entertainment - lots of pubs and restaurants - try Lucy's on a Plate or Zefferellis - good food and atmosphere. Will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Found this property by chance and so pleased we did! We were looking for a property to stay as a base for the great north swim and really couldn't have hoped for better. The apartment is very well situated within easy walking distance to the swim itself, and also for local facilities, including the boat service to Bowness. We were thrilled to spot a deer roaming the grounds on quite a few occasions which only added to the special feel this place has. An incredibly peaceful place offering wonderful views, right on the doorstep of everything you'd need.

The apartment itself was as described, very comfortable and clean, and the communication with the owner was great. We only wished we could have stayed longer, and definitely hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Another Great Stay At Wetherlam

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed many times at Wetherlam and view it as a home from home. The new owners have only improved the apartment. It is situated in a lovely setting and it is a great base to anyone who wants to enjoy all that The Lake District has to offer. Cannot wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We bought the property because of its fantastic location - a stone's throw from Lake Windermere and a ten minute walk to the centre of Ambleside. Whilst the area can be very busy with lots going on, the apartment is very peaceful being in its own grounds of about four acres. There is so much to do. Our children love it there - within walking distance of the apartment are a park, mini golf, tennis, two cinemas, an indoor play centre, a climbing wall and boats to hire on Lake Windermere. Brockholes is only a five minute drive away with its adventure playground and tree top adventure course. There are lots more activities in the area and there are lots of opportunities for walking around Ambleside.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Restaurant : Lots within 10 minutes walk at 1 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Travel:

Manchester Airport is around two hours drive away. There is a train station approximately three miles away and there are bus services to the surrounding towns and lakes. Detailed directions will be emailed to guests.

Distances:

Waterhead is a few minutes stroll from the apartment. Ambleside is a ten minutes walk away and Windermere is about three miles away. Coniston, Grasmere, Keswick, Ullswater and Hawkshead are all within half an hour's drive.

Further Details:

There is a Tesco Express, Spar and Co-op in the centre of Ambleside. If in the car, there is a Booths supermarket three miles away in Windermere. There is a Post Office, Barclays and Nat West along with lots of shops, pubs and restaurants in the centre of Ambleside.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 23
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£340
for 7 nights
£340
 
 
Rate 24
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Rate 25
30 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 26
6 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 27
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 28
21 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
Rate 29
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 30
26 May 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 31
23 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£570
for 7 nights
£570
 
 
Rate 32
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£670
for 7 nights
£670
 
 
Rate 33
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 34
6 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Rate 35
20 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 36
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 37
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£660
for 7 nights
£660
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 25% is payable on booking to secure the reservation.
The balance of the rental charge is due 8 weeks prior to the start of the rental period. For bookings made within 8 weeks of the start of the rental period, full payment is required to secure the reservation.
A security deposit of £100 is required to be paid with the balance of the rental charge. This will be returned in full within 10 days after the end of the rental period if no breakages/damage have occurred.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Friday. Guests must arrive after 4pm and leave by 10am. It may be possible to accommodate requests for flexibilty on changeover subject to availability- please enquire. Short breaks considered.

Notes on prices:
Please enquire for prices for short breaks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • lake
  • village

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Modern white bathroom with wc, shower over bath and heated towel rail, shaving point.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: First bedroom with double bed, second bedroom with twin beds.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The property is accessed by an external private staircase leading to the front door. Sorry no pets or smokers. Outside: The apartment is in four acres of grounds which it shares with eight other apartments. The gardens have several benches to sit and admire the views of the surrounding mountains. There is also a wooded area and plenty of wildlife, in particular deer. The apartment has its own bench outside the front door from which the views of the gardens can be enjoyed. The nearby Lake Windermere comes into view on the stroll down the property's driveway. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is thoroughly cleaned before all guests arrive. Fresh bed linen is provided. Guests are asked to bring their own towels.

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