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Ambleside View

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041045)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Ms Headley

    “We are keen fell walkers and Ambleside is a perfect location for all the fells.”

    The flat is wonderfully equipped and walkable to Ambleside and affords brilliant views from the balcony and large picture windows.

    The flat is wonderfully equipped and walkable to Ambleside and affords brilliant views from the balcony and large picture windows.

    - Ms Headley,

The property

Situated in and elevated position, just a short walk from the centre of Ambleside Village, this well-appointed first floor apartment takes full advantage of its position and offers breath-taking views across the southern Lakeland. From the distant Coniston Fells, Langdale, Loughrigg, Rydal and the Vale of Grasmere and around to Fairfield to the north. Whether you choose to sit in the lounge, on the balcony or at the dining table you will be drawn to this ever-changing collage of nature. Ambleside View offers a well-appointed retreat, to relax and unwind whilst still being close to the bustling heart of the village. A fully equipped kitchen/dinner provides all you could need to prepare and enjoy dinner as the sun sets over the distant fells! The focal point of the lounge is once again the view. There are two comfortable bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room, there is also a luxurious bathroom with a large walk in shower. If you can bring yourself to leave the beautiful view from the apartment, Ambleside View, makes a great retreat from which to explore. Walk to the nearly Stock Ghyll Falls, leave the car behind for the day and enjoy the beautiful walk to Grasmere along the shores of Rydal Water. The more adventurous can seek out the challenging Fairfield Horseshoe, one of the classic mountain walks the Lake District has to offer. Literary fans can easily visit Rydal Mount, the family home of the Wordsworth. Or simply enjoy the eclectic selection of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes that Ambleside has to offer. ==Accommodation in detail Along with a private parking space the property has its own lockable garage suitable for either one car and/or mountain bike/canoe storage. Additional visitor parking is available nearby. Located the on the first floor and accessed via and internal staircase, the front door of the apartment opens to a hallway with coat hanging, boot rack and storage cupboard. The comfortable lounge is bright and airy and has panoramic windows looking out over Ambleside to the fells beyond. The kitchen is well equipped with a large dining table, and French windows to the balcony complete with a companion seat to sit and relax over an evening drink or a morning coffee. The bedrooms are tastefully furnished and the master bedroom offers an ensuite shower room. The contemporary family bathroom is finished to a high standard with a large walk in shower. The apartment shares a large mature communal garden with shrubs and trees and more of those beautiful views. Location Ambleside village is one of the Lake District's gems. Traditional yet cosmopolitan, friendly and full of quirky Cumbrian surprises. An excellent range of local shops provide everything you need to stock up the kitchen. A wide range of excellent restaurants are available to try (including those on the stunning shores of Lake Windermere), Lakeland pubs to wind down in and an excellent cinema too. The main attraction is of course Lake Windermere's shore. Within a few minutes you'll be walking on to Waterhead Pier and taking a leisurely lake cruise to Bowness or Lakeside. For day trips throughout the Lakes, Ambleside is a great place to start. The A591 leads north to Rydal Water, Grasmere, Coniston and Langdale, or south to Troutbeck, Windermere and Bowness.


  • Over 1 floor
  • 2 x bedrooms; 2 x king size bedrooms one with en suite shower room, bathroom with walk in shower, hallway with coat hanging and boot rack, kitchen / diner, balcony, shared access to gardens and private parking.
  • Lakeland Apartment with panoramic views, a short walk from village centre, Wi-Fi, electric oven, electric hob, dishwasher, contemporary fitted kitchen, fridge/freezer, balcony with panoramic views, electric central heating, communal laundry on-site (charge for use), garage for one car and/or secure mountain bike storage, additional private parking for one car, large shared garden, bed linen and towels provided.

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:

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