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Pudding Cottage

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041914)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Sandra

    “We have already recommended Pudding Cottage to our friends and family !”

    ! Location ideal -cottage itself fantastic!! Decorated for our Christmas stay to the highest standard! Facilities,fixtures and fittings top quality!!

    ! Location ideal -cottage itself fantastic!! Decorated for our Christmas stay to the highest standard! Facilities,fixtures and fittings top quality!!

    - Sandra, December 2023

    Hi Sandra Thank you for your lovely review. We would be delighted to host you or your family and friends at any time in the future. Kind Regards Sue Kind Property Owner


  • 3 bedrooms: Sleeps 6 2 King size (one ensuite) bedrooms, 1 Twin
  • 2 bathrooms: ensuite & luxury family bathroom
  • Gas Central Heating
  • 1 dog accepted
  • WIFI, Choices Leisure Club membership for 6
  • 49" Smart TV
  • XBox 360 games console
  • Toys, games and wireless bluetooth speaker
  • Electric oven & gas hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Espresso coffee machine (takes small capsules), 2 cafetieres
  • Washer/dryer
  • Private parking for 2 cars.Electric Charging point available at an additional cost of £45 per week payable on arrival to the property owner
  • Some lake views
  • Garden & patio
  • Children's equipment provided
  • Cot and high chair free of charge
  • Outside you'll find plenty of safe areas for children and a furnished patio for meals al-fresco
  • 3 night minimum stay.

The property

Pudding Cottage is a family and dog friendly spacious 5 star property close to Ambleside and Windermere. The property is in a peaceful location at the head of a private lane as part of a group of traditional Lakeland buildings that formed the original coach house and stables for the 1st Earl of Lonsdale. With stunning scenery on you doorstep and a fabulously luxurious and contemporary finish, Pudding Cottage has received multiple awards both locally and nationally. The landscaped communal gardens attract a wide range of wildlife and many a guest has been delighted to spy our resident Jemima Puddle-ducks waiting for breakfast at the back door. Inclusive free leisure club membership is provided for 5 at nearby Choices Health Club at Troutbeck Bridge (approx 1 mile). With added luxury welcome items and toiletries provided, your stay will be relaxing and memorable from the moment you arrive. Accommodation in detail Private parking for 2 cars. Two entrances; one into a useful porch and one from the garden and patio. Elegant living room with polished floor, luxurious furnishings and bay window overlooking landscaped gardens to the woodland beyond. Children's entertainments include an XBox 360 games console. Kitchen / dining room, well-equipped for sociable meals Upstairs to a landing area with lake views, en-suite master king size bedroom, a further king size bedroom and 1 twin bedroom. Luxury family bathroom. Outside you'll find plenty of safe areas for children and a furnished patio for meals al-fresco. Location Pudding Cottage provides a fantastic base for a family holiday in the Lake District, or a sociable gathering, being ideally placed between Windermere village and Ambleside just off the A591.The A591 is the main route into the heart of the Lakes, leading from Windermere on to Ambleside, Rydal Water, historic Grasmere, then branching off to scenic areas such as the Langdale Valley and Coniston. The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole is a must for families, with fabulous grounds leading down to the lake shore, seasonal ferry service and a wealth of activities for kids – you can walk there from the property in five minutes - check the website for event details. Nearby Windermere is ideal for stocking up the kitchen; you'll find the Booths supermarket well-stocked with local produce and everyday essentials. The village also has  award winning traditional butchers and several other local shops. Ambleside is only a few minutes drive away; an attractive historic village with sophisticated shopping, tempting cafes and acclaimed Lake District restaurants . There are also two good cinemas in Ambleside - perfect for a rainy day. Windermere Lake Cruises depart from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside and there are also seasonal services from Brockhole, just a 5 minute walk away. Regular bus services stop just a few minutes walk away and take you to all the highlights of the Lake District you may never need to use your car! Find our reviews on TripAdvisor

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter