Arrival day: Saturday | Sleeps: 4
This superb first floor apartment is part of an impressive traditional Lakeland residence, set within 4 acres of woodland grounds at Waterhead. This enchanting setting is just a few minutes' walk from both the shores of Lake Windermere and the centre of Ambleside village. Windermere Lake Cruises depart close by at Waterhead Pier - the perfect way to explore
without driving! Inside, this 4 star retreat shares some of the character of the original building. Large period windows mean that light pours in, lighting up a stylish and soothing interior. Furnishings are modern; from deep leather sofas to stylish bedrooms and a crisp, white bathroom. A superb base for exploring Lake Windermere, Ambleside and beyond at any time of year.
Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 2 cars. External staircase to the front door and entrance hallway. Very cosy lounge with deep-cushioned furnishings, Lakeland stone fireplace, electric fire for ease, and a magnificent Lakeland view. High-tec entertainment including free Wi-Fi. Well-appointed dining kitchen, and drying cupboard for outdoor gear.Both double and twin bedrooms enjoy the lovely views. Neat, fresh bathroom with shower over bath. Guests enjoy free access to over 4 acres of private wooded grounds, where wildlife and even deer are regular visitors to the gardens.
What a location! While enjoying the privacy and sophistication of a 4-acre woodland estate, this fantastic Ambleside property is perfectly placed for all manner of exploring.
Waterhead is a small 'suburb' of Ambleside village located right on the shores of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake. The area is home to Waterhead Pier, meaning the lake cruises depart almost on your doorstep providing a scenic and car-free route to explore Bowness and Lakeside! Waterhead also has a handful of pubs and eateries on the lake shore. Why not wander out for morning coffee or an evening drink on the lake shore?
In Ambleside village itself, you'll find the Lake District's most cosmopolitan village community. The historic and attractive village centre has grown to offer sophisticated shopping, excellent eating and also a range of evening entertainment. The village has two cinemas - the 5-screen Zeffirellis showing mainstream films, and also Fellinis Studio Cinema and Vegetarian Restaurant.
Whether you remain in the Ambleside area throughout your stay, explore nearby Bowness and Hawkshead, or make your way into the wilder landscapes of Langdale or Coniston; this convenient location has something to please everyone. Enjoy!
Travel cot and high chair available in Wetherlam, please request if required.