Todd Crag, Ambleside
Arrival day: Saturday | Sleeps: 2
A sumptuous Lakeland hideaway being part of a traditional colour washed gentleman's residence located at the foot of Loughrigg Fell in the hamlet of Clappersgate - on the outskirts of and a short stroll from Ambleside. If you are looking for a romantic retreat Todd Crag will enchant. This ground floor cottage apartment exhibits many of original features dating back 400 years. Oak beams, tiled floors, original panelling, stained glass windows and the fabulous open grate and surround are complimented by luxurious soft furnishings and tasteful palettes for your comfort. Although only a one elegant bedroom property it is deceptively large with a spacious lounge, fully fitted dining kitchen, large utility / laundry and fully tiled bathroom with powerful shower. This is all complimented with a private suntrap cottage garden with fell views to the rear and garden furniture and a porch to the front with views to the south.
Accommodation in detail
Private parking immediately outside the property. Traditional features including entrance porch and oak door Victorian tiles, slate floors and leaded lights The sumptuous lounge has fabulous fireplace, window seats, oak beams, two fabulous sofas all in the Laura Ashley scheme. The fully fitted dining kitchen will seat six. It has all you should need during your visit. The spacious bedroom has king size bed, a window seat and plenty of storage.
Todd Crag enjoys a superb location for a Lakeland bolt hole, peacefully away from the bustle of Ambleside village yet still only a short walk to all its facilities and entertainments.
Ambleside village is found on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, with Clappersgate just to its west. The village is historic and attractive, and has grown to become one of the Lake District's most sophisticated communities without losing its traditional charm. Traditional Lakeland cottages and buildings line the streets, along with excellent cafes, quality shops and boutiques, acclaimed Lake District restaurants and even two interesting cinema venues.
For a romantic cruise on Lake Windermere, wander to Waterhead Pier just outside the village centre. From there, traditional 'steamers' depart regularly to Bowness and Lakeside. In summer, evening cruises are also available with live music and dining!
Clappersgate also takes a divine location for those in the Lakes to walk and explore wilder landscapes. A walk or short drive leads to the Langdale Valley, renowned for its dramatic scenery and remote feel. Coniston Water and numerous renowned hikes are also easily reached.
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