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Landower House

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1053392)


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Gillian

    “Our Annual family gathering in The Lake District, and back to Ambleside this year.”

    Landower is by far the best cottage we have stayed in, it fitted the bill perfectly. Luxurious bathrooms worthy of a very ‘posh’ hotel….beautiful bedrooms with comfy beds. Outside space to sit in the sunshine and have a drink. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack too, that was a really nice touch. Would love to return.

    Landower is by far the best cottage we have stayed in, it fitted the bill perfectly. Luxurious bathrooms worthy of a very ‘posh’ hotel….beautiful bedrooms with comfy beds. Outside space to sit in the sunshine and have a drink. Thank you for the lovely welcome pack too, that was a really nice touch. Would love to return.

    - Gillian, May 2024


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bathroom with free standing bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 2 x super king size (zip/link can be split into twins on request) both with en-suite shower rooms with basin and WC, 1 x super king-size with en-suite shower room with basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility room
  • Highchair and cot provided
  • Towels and linen inc.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove and underfloor heating in all bathrooms
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Two patios with furniture
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 6 min walk
  • Shop 7 min walk
  • Waterhead Pier 1.2 miles.

The property

Landower is the ideal choice for special family occasions, holidays with friends and family and the ideal place for relaxing and socialising whilst being only a few minutes walk from the hustle and bustle of Ambleside village with a great selection of local shops, bars and restaurants along with all the village amenities you could need. Ideally placed for easy access to get out and about to explore the Lake District either on foot, by bike or on the water, this comfortable and well appointed home offers high quality accommodation for holidays at any time of the year. Recently developed by the current owners and finished to a very high standard, Landower offers a welcoming, spacious, bright and airy open plan lounge with log burning stove, kitchen and dining area with patio doors onto the garden and two patios. Complemented by a choice of four en-suite bedrooms all with luxury en-suite facilities there is plenty of space for all. The village centre of Ambleside is just a five-minute walk from the cottage with a great array of local shops, popular restaurants and cafes and welcoming Lakeland pubs. Lake Windermere is a mile from the cottage and walks of all standards abound. Accommodation The front door opens to the large inner porch with boot rack and coat hooks before opening into the stylish open plan lounge, kitchen, diner. Comfortable sofas are arranged around the cosy log burning stove and floor to ceiling picture windows that allow the light to flood in. To the side of the fireplace is a wall mounted smart TV. To the side is the large dining area with high vaulted ceiling and patio doors lead to the garden beyond. A large family dining table is ideal for special family celebrations or relaxing dinners with friends. The fully fitted kitchen area is well appointed with integrated appliances including electric hob, fridge/freezer, electric double oven, microwave and dishwasher and include a large central island with small circular breakfast bar. The well-equipped kitchen benefits from an excellent kitchen inventory with everything you could need to cook up anything from a tasty Lakeland breakfast to a special celebration dinner. Choose from four sumptuous bedrooms, all welcoming and well furnished and all with luxurious en-suite facilities and a TV in each bedroom. On the ground floor are the first three of the bedrooms, one presented with superking bed, one with king size bed and the third can be presented with a choice of super king or twin beds (please specify your choice when booking). Each of these three bedrooms benefit from en-suite shower rooms with walk in shower, basin and WC. On the lower ground floor is the master bedroom suite with kingsize bed and a superb en-suite bathroom with both large feature bath and walk in shower, basin and WC. Also located on the lower ground floor is the utility room with washing machine, sink and tumble drier. To the side and front of Landower are two large patios, both with outdoor furniture, one for dining and the other ideal for relaxing with a drink and a good book on a summer’s afternoon. Private parking is available for four cars and a there is secure storage available for bikes and outdoor gear. Two pay-as-you-go car charging points are available using the EV Energy App. Highchair and cot provided, please bring own cot linen Location Landower is a short walk 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. Friends 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 breath-taking 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 which is 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.

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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.

Highchair and cot provided, please bring own cot linen. No stairgate at the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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  • Christmas