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Red Screes

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1065740)


Very good

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Philip

    “Wonderful accomodation!”

    . Spacious and comfortable. Perfectly situated for visiting the Lakes.

    . Spacious and comfortable. Perfectly situated for visiting the Lakes.

    - Philip, June 2022


  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with balcony.
  • Gas central heating, Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, Bluetooth Sound bar, WiFi
  • Private parking for 1 car (large space)
  • Balcony/sun terrace
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub are a 2 minute stroll
  • 0.5 miles to Lake Windermere and the pier for the cruises


The property

The surroundings have an air of countryside living, the interior of elegant luxury - but this lovely first floor apartment with scenic balcony is only a 2 minute stroll from the vibrant centre of Ambleside village. Just a few minutes further to reach the shores of Lake Windermere. Red Screes shares the character of a period building, approached via private drive in one of Ambleside's peaceful conservation areas.Step inside to enjoy spacious, gracious accommodation (all on one level - no internal steps) with magnificent French windows and views over to Loughrigg and the surrounding fells. One or two couples, or family, will relax here and enjoy meals together in the attractive dining kitchen - perhaps strolling out the odd night to enjoy the delights of Ambleside village. == Accommodation in detail Outside, private parking for one car. From your private parking space walk the few paces to the traditional Lakeland porch into the entrance hall. Spacious and light living room with large French windows as doors to a terraced balcony with views over to Loughrigg. Kitchen / dining room well-equipped for eating in, again enjoying the views and with window seat and original working shutters.1 king-size double bedroom with large French window and views. 2nd twin bedroom with slightly more contemporary decor style. Fresh modern bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. Location This self-catering apartment is conveniently located in a peaceful conservation area of Ambleside - nestled among other historic buildings and slightly away from the bustle of the high street. Ambleside village centre is only a short stroll away. There you'll find sophisticated shopping, handy supermarkets and tempting cafes. For evening entertainment, there is plenty to choose from. Sample one of Ambleside's acclaimed Lake District restaurants, sample some real Lakeland Ale in a cosy traditional pub, or enjoy a pizzas, movies and live Jazz at Zeffirellis Cinema, Pizzeria and Jazz Bar. Ambleside is located off the northern shores of Lake Windermere. Stroll just outside the village centre to Waterhead Pier, and you can take to the water on one of the elegant Windermere 'steamers'. The boats ferry passengers the full length of the lake with stops at Bowness and Lakeside - explore car-free! Ambleside's setting is truly picturesque as the village is surrounded by a backdrop of Lake District fells and mountains. Ambleside is a popular base for walkers, with many popular routes beginning in and around the village. Route advice is on hand in expert outdoor shops and Ambleside tourist information centre.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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