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Bield How

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042631)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Review(s)

  • John

    “We had a lovely holiday , off street parking perfect as we did not use our car all week, aga great for cooking , only thing missing is the personal touches from a private owner , that said would recommend to friends and family and would certainly use for future visits to that area of the Lake District.”

    - John, March 2024


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with gas fire
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with SkyQ with Netflix and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car in shared driveway
  • Patio with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Cot and Highchair are not available at this property.

The property

Bield How has been refurbished and modernised to offer guests a delightful holiday base for any season. It sits in an elevated position, with a sunny south and westerly aspect, above Lake Road, equally positioned between Lake Windermere and the centre of Ambleside village and with fine views to the fells around. Reached up a number of steps from the garden this detached property, internally, offers level, two bedroom, two bathroom accommodation in an ideal location for a busy or a relaxing holiday, ideal for two couples or a small family. Accommodation: Entrance door at the side of the property into heated hallway where you can hang coats and leave boots. Well equipped dining kitchen with Aga (not in use May/June/July/August) and separate electric hob and oven, flat screen TV and fell views. Comfortable living room with living flame gas fire, TV with SkyQ and Netflix, DVD, free Wi-fi and fell views. There are two bedrooms - a twin room with en-suite shower room (double size shower cubicle with power shower, wc, basin and heated towel rail). King Size room with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, wc, basin and heated towel rail. Both bedrooms have wall mounted flat screen TVs and fitted cupboards. The property has been tastefully furnished and decorated in a contemporary style with fitted carpets and tiled floors throughout. There is a very light and airy feel to the house with views from all the front picture windows. Double Glazing and gas central heating and hot water. Outside: Patio area to the front of the house with table and chairs and fell views. Parking for one car in the shared driveway. The property is situated on a hill, so access to the property is up a number of steps from the parking area. Shops and pubs in Ambleside approximately 5 minutes walk, Lake shore approximately 10 minutes walk. Note: Aga not available May/June/July/August

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Grasmere 4.4 miles; Windermere 4.7 miles; Keswick 16.7 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

Note: Access to the property is up a number of steps, may unfortunately not be suitable for those with limited mobility

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute