The Spinney, Ambleside
Arrival day: Saturday | Sleeps: 8
This charismatic and spacious property is part of the select 'Falls' development. The buildings are beautifully converted in Lakeland stone from an old bobbin mill, nestled within 1.5 acres of tranquil woodland on the banks of the tumbling Stockghyll waterfalls. Just a stroll from the centre of Ambleside, you'll find this luxurious retreat with a unique layout. The vaulted lounge has an unusual galleried landing, creating a real sense of space for sociable gatherings. Opening out to a waterfall balcony, this room is divine day and night. From the dining room you'll enjoy views to Nab Scar and Fairfield - what a backdrop! this property also benefits from inclusive leisure club facilities at the Low Wood.
All bedrooms are spacious, with lovely outlooks but the master suite with glass doors to the balcony provides a romantic escape!
Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 2 cars.
A small flight of external steps leads to a verandah, and the entrance into
the oak-fitted kitchen. Separate dining room with family-size table and fell views.
Spacious lounge with vaulted ceiling, galleried landing, Lakeland fireplace, deep-cushioned furnishings and glass doors to a balcony overlooking Stockghyll Falls. On this level is a king-size en-suite bedroom with balcony doors, and
a separate shower room. Upstairs to 3 further bedrooms; 2 king-size with open views and a twin with woodland outlook. 3rd bathroom facility with shower over bath.
This large Ambleside self-catering cottage enjoys a wonderful location; peacefully secluded within its riverside development yet only a short stroll from the centre of Ambleside.
Ambleside village is located on the northern shores of Lake Windermere. The surrounding scenery of Lakeland Fells is dramatic, and lends a stunning backdrop to the Lakeland stone buildings and attractive streets of the village. One of the Lake District's most sophisticated communities, Ambleside village is alive with interesting local businesses, shops and acclaimed Lake District restaurants and pubs.
Larger groups or families will love the freedom this location brings. Stroll to the shops or out for a coffee, then wander to Waterhead Pier to take a cruise on the Lake. Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly from Waterhead Pier (just outside the village centre) and provide a scenic and car free route to Bowness and Lakeside. A fabulous way for all to explore.
For walking, Ambleside is renowned as a hub for enthusiasts. Numerous famous routes begin close by, and a wide range of strolls take in breathtaking scenery without having to travel too far. Ambleside is well stocked with outdoor shops and route information is widely available.
By night, you'll find plenty to entertain. Catch a film at one of the two cinemas, enjoy a drink on the shores of the lake or sample some of our region's finest dining…all just a stroll from your doorstep!
The A591 winds its way from Ambleside to Grasmere and Keswick, branching off to Coniston and such delights as the Langdale Valley and Hawkshead