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Lower Wansfell

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1040990)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

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The property

This beautifully presented detached bungalow resides in a peaceful setting on the lower slopes of Wansfell, just a 5 minute stroll from the centre of Ambleside. From its gently elevated position, the property enjoys wonderful views over Ambleside to Loughrigg and the distant Langdale Pikes to the front and Wansfell Pike from the back garden. The sociable spaces are contemporary and airy, with a veritable wall of glass providing the outlook in the living room. Sink into luxurious leather furnishings, relax and unwind in front of a cosy wood burning stove. You will find a well equipped kitchen/dining room perfect for sociable meals, and a wealth of evening entertainments within easy walking distance. On a sunny day, escape to a vantage point in the garden and soak up the scenery that makes our Lake District famous! == Accommodation in detail Private parking for 3 cars outside the property, secure storage for bikes and/or canoes. Entrance hall with space for walking clobber. Wonderful living room with floor-to-ceiling windows to admire the views, luxury leather furnishings and wood burning stove. Modern spacious kitchen/dining room with space for 4 people to dine comfortably. Attractively furnished king-size double bedroom with TV, and additional twin bedroom. House bathroom with a shower and a bath. Location With its stunning backdrop of Windermere lake shore and Lakeland Fells, Ambleside is a beautiful place to spend a Lake District holiday. The village centre is full of character, scattered with attractive historic buildings but also well-served with contemporary shops and endless enticing eateries. Walks begin in almost every direction, and as Ambleside is a popular base for walking in the Lake District, you'll find route advice on hand in expert shops and Ambleside tourist information centre. Just a stroll away from the village centre is Waterhead Pier, on the northern shores of Lake Windermere. Enjoy a drink or a meal overlooking the lake at the Wateredge Inn, or take an elegant lake cruise to Bowness or Lakeside - a great way to explore car-free! Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly, and also offer evening cruises. Ambleside is full of history. The tiny 'Bridge House' is one of the most photographed buildings in the area; teetering on a bridge in the middle of the village. Ambleside also has a Roman fort, Galava. One of William Wordsworth's former family homes can be visited nearby at Rydal Mount & Gardens. His Grasmere home, Dove Cottage, is also open to the public and only a short drive away on the A591.


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

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About the location


Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 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.

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