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Luxury Cottages in Ambleside

Luxury Cottages in Ambleside

Luxury Self Catering in Ambleside

Lakelovers have a fantastic collection of holiday properties in Ambleside that come in all manner of styles and sizes. All our Ambleside cottages are VisitEngland 3, 4 or 5-star gold award properties and offer something extra special. Maybe they feature a relaxing hot tub, a steam room or have been decorated and furnished to highest possible standards. Each property is unique and so finding something to suit you is easy.

Exquisite gardens are a feature of many of the properties you will find in this Lakelovers luxury collection. For those with an appreciation of flora and fauna, you will only have to go as far as your own garden to indulge your passion.

Many of the cottages on offer are also pet friendly. So your dog can come along for the ride and enjoy walking through the beautiful countryside too. And with Lakelovers, pets go free and so it won’t cost you an extra penny.

Our Ambleside luxury cottages are also ideal for large groups. You will find properties that will sleep up to 20 people. They are perfect for family get togethers, birthday parties or weddings.

Our Ambleside luxury cottages are also ideal for large groups. We offer properties that will sleep up to 20 people. They are perfect for family get togethers, birthday parties or weddings.

Luxury self-catering in Ambleside gives you the freedom to enjoy your holiday the way you want to. Cook a hearty meal in a bespoke kitchen or eat out. Curl up with a good book in front of roaring open fire or head out to the local pub for drinks and a chat, you decide.

For many, Ambleside luxury self-catering provides the best of both worlds. Independence in a bustling town surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in the UK, activities and attractions aplenty.

Ambleside’s History

Ambleside’s history can be traced back as far as the Roman invasion and beyond. Indeed, the remains of an axe factory, high up in the Langdale Pikes, dates back to 4000BC. It isn’t until circa 90AD, however, that we see evidence of human habitat – a Roman fort at the head of Lake Windermere.

After the Romans, came the Vikings and after a bloody battle in Grasmere. They and the Scots defeated King Dunmail. Cumbria was given to Scotland and over the next 900 years Ambleside developed industrially.

It was Henty VIII who, in the 1500’s dissolved the monasteries and this led to the land being broken up into farms. By the 17th century Ambleside folk had started to trade in materials like paper and cloth. As the industrial revolution started to quicken a canal joining the Lakes with Lancashire was built.

This marked the start of the Lake District and Ambleside as we now know it. Wealthy industrialists started to build country houses around Lake Windermere as a way of escaping the smog of northern cities. And thus tourism began – these where the first of Ambleside’s luxury cottages and manor houses.

Getting There

Getting to Ambleside could not be easier. This part of the Lake District is serviced well by the M6 motorway. Leave at junction 36 and from there follow the A590 to the A591 which will take you to the heart of the town.

Alternatively, you can catch a train to Oxenholme Station near Kendal. And then use the local bus service or take a taxi to your luxury self-catering cottage in Ambleside.

Lakelovers are proud to have been offering luxury self-catering in Ambleside for over 40 years. We have a well informed and friendly customer service team, who are at hand to help you find the perfect place for you and to offer advice.

Contact us by phone, call into one of our offices or drop us an email and we’ll help to get the ball rolling.

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Hartwood Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously eclectic Lakeland property occupies a perfect and peaceful setting just above the ever popular village of Ambleside, only a 5 minute stroll from the lively centre itself, with quite simply breathtaking panoramic views over the village to the array of surrounding mountains, with seasonal views towards Lake Windermere.

Available From£654
Special Offer
The Old Beams Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 1 car

This traditional yet contemporary central Lakeland bolthole is a stone's throw from the heart of picturesque Ambleside village providing a romantic and convenient hideaway for any special occasion. Completed in traditional Lakeland cottage style, but step inside and you'll fall in love with the clean and crisp presentation of this beautiful apartment and and those superb views.

Available From£350
Special Offer Special Offer 3 nights reduced from £521 to £375
Ghyll Heights Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Ghyll Heights is a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Ambleside centre and aptly named as it stands alongside Stockghyll Waterfalls with superb views from a private balcony. This contemporary riverside cottage forms part of a converted original bobbin mill in a peaceful setting yet so close to picturesque Ambleside.

Available From£399
Special Offer
Lettera Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary, newly refurbished, Lakeland cottage occupies a convenient yet peaceful elevated setting just a few minute's stroll above the lively heart of Ambleside, with beautiful views to the array of surrounding mountains.

Available From£395
Special Offer
Chapel How Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This unique and luxurious Lake District character cottage forms part of an elegantly converted Grade II listed chapel, in Ambleside's peaceful conservation area. Dating back to 1550, this romantic property retains its period features; arched church windows, striking exposed beams and even such delights as a church pew featured in the dining area. Three decadent bedroom suites, including the truly special 'Belfry' bedroom, allow families or even 3 couples to share this unique Ambleside property.

Available From£445
Special Offer
Byways Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

Situated on the hillside, with fell views, a few minutes' walk from the centre of the popular village of Ambleside, Byways is a lovingly restored, traditional stone built two bedroom cottage. The cottage offers a seamless blend of original character, contemporary living and a high quality finish, complemented by a pretty cottage garden and patio copmplete with summer house and garden furniture.

Available From£395
Special Offer
Courtyard Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

A secluded and romantic retreat, with a village centre location that's hard to beat... Ambleside is bustling and vibrant throughout the year and from Courtyard Cottage you never have far to go to reach your favourite restaurant or bar or see the latest films. Conveninent yet secluded from the hustle and bustle, Courtyard Cottage is a real find.

Available From£375
Special Offer
Idle Mill 2 Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

5 star Ambleside accommodation at its finest and most fabulous, with penthouse views from rooms and viewing balcony. Idle Mill is a traditional mill building, displaying a handsome combination of Lakeland stone and glass. It adjoins the acclaimed Fulling Mill restaurant at the beating heart of vibrant Ambleside.

Available From£485
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1145 to £1031
Hillhead Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Hillhead Cottage, as the name suggests, is set in an elevated position within a conservation area just a ten minute walk from the centre of Ambleside Village. This really is one of the most desirable locations in Ambleside and this modern, semi-detached property has been finished to a high standard and offers quality accommodation in a first class location and is a popular property whatever the time of year.

Available From£775
Special Offer
Pure Grace Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This is simply a luxurious and wonderful Lakeland hideaway with arguably one of the very best views anywhere in the Lake District. The spectacular panoramic lake and fell views have to be seen to be fully appreciated from this exclusive first floor apartment which forms part of this select development at Waterhead on the fringe of Ambleside.

Available From£695
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

At the foot of Loughrigg Fell, across the River Rothay from the famous 'Stepping Stones' lies this unique and contemporary self-catering abode. Just a short river bank walk into Ambleside centre and within the charming village of Rydal.

Available From£595
Special Offer
1 Oaklands Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Located on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, and set in the heart of the ever-popular Ambleside, 1 Oaklands is the ground floor of an impressive Victorian Lakeland residence, which has been beautifully and sympathetically re-modelled by the current owners. It offers unrivalled stylish and quality accommodation in a peaceful setting with surrounding fell views, but which is literally around the corner from the centre of the village, with its interesting shops, cafes and bars and a host of local eateries, attractions and amenities.

Available From£435
Special Offer
Hawthorn Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Only 50 metres from Lake Windermere's Waterhead Pier and a leisurely stroll from Ambleside's vibrant centre, this beautifully refurbished Lakeland cottage is a truly enviable bolt hole. One or two couples will relax and enjoy the sophisticated living space, perfectly arranged for memorable social occasions.

Available From£375
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £595 to £537
Gale Hill Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Gale Hill is the definition of a romantic holiday cottage in Ambleside, oozing traditional character and right at the heart of this vibrant Lake District village. You'll appreciate the attention to detail as soon as you set foot inside; atmospheric exposed beams and traditional inglenook fireplace are brought luxuriously up to date with sumptuous leather furnishings, Freesat TV, Blu Ray DVD and iPod dock - you'll even find a stockpile of books, films and games to relax with on cosy evenings in.

Available From£365
Special Offer
Brantside Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi

This beautifully appointed Gold Award winning property sits in a gently elevated position in the historic conservation area of Ambleside and provides spectacular views to the magnificent Lake District mountains from almost every room. Every creature comfort is provided with lots of thoughtful touches above and beyond the expected.

Available From£395
Special Offer 5 nights reduced from £442 for £320
Idle Mill 1 Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Contemporary Ambleside living at its finest; classy, convenient, 5 star luxurious and boasting enviable views from rooms and balcony. Idle Mill is a handsome Lakeland stone mill building, adjoining the famous Fulling Mill restaurant in the heart of Ambleside.

Available From£465
Special Offer
River Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Overlooking the River Rothay, this impressive house is enviably located only a short riverside walk away from Ambleside Village. River Lodge takes the lion's share of an impressive Lakeland residence, once home to Queen Victoria's physician. Now sympathetically restored, extended and styled with immaculate country house chic and Farrow & Ball colours, River Lodge provides luxurious holiday living in this fantastic location.

Available From£865
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £825 to £743
Beechside Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Beautifully converted in the former bobbin mill, on the banks of Stock Ghyll Waterfalls, Beechside is a deceptively spacious property that has been finished to a very high standard by its current owners who have set out to create a high quality and luxurious retreat in one of the Lake District's most popular locations. Relax on the riverside balcony with the noise of the cascading river in the background, enjoy an evening drink on the veranda as you watch the sun set over the Lakeland Fells.

Available From£460
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

At the foot of Loughrigg Fell, across the River Rothay from the famous 'Stepping Stones' lies this unique and contemporary self-catering abode. Just a short riverbank walk into Ambleside centre and within the charming village of Rydal.

Available From£645

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Luxury Cottages in Ambleside

Luxury Cottages in Ambleside

Luxury Self Catering in Ambleside

Lakelovers have a fantastic collection of holiday properties in Ambleside that come in all manner of styles and sizes. All our Ambleside cottages are VisitEngland 3, 4 or 5-star gold award properties and offer something extra special. Maybe they feature a relaxing hot tub, a steam room or have been decorated and furnished to highest possible standards. Each property is unique and so finding something to suit you is easy.

Exquisite gardens are a feature of many of the properties you will find in this Lakelovers luxury collection. For those with an appreciation of flora and fauna, you will only have to go as far as your own garden to indulge your passion.

Many of the cottages on offer are also pet friendly. So your dog can come along for the ride and enjoy walking through the beautiful countryside too. And with Lakelovers, pets go free and so it won’t cost you an extra penny.

Our Ambleside luxury cottages are also ideal for large groups. You will find properties that will sleep up to 20 people. They are perfect for family get togethers, birthday parties or weddings.

Our Ambleside luxury cottages are also ideal for large groups. We offer properties that will sleep up to 20 people. They are perfect for family get togethers, birthday parties or weddings.

Luxury self-catering in Ambleside gives you the freedom to enjoy your holiday the way you want to. Cook a hearty meal in a bespoke kitchen or eat out. Curl up with a good book in front of roaring open fire or head out to the local pub for drinks and a chat, you decide.

For many, Ambleside luxury self-catering provides the best of both worlds. Independence in a bustling town surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in the UK, activities and attractions aplenty.

Ambleside’s History

Ambleside’s history can be traced back as far as the Roman invasion and beyond. Indeed, the remains of an axe factory, high up in the Langdale Pikes, dates back to 4000BC. It isn’t until circa 90AD, however, that we see evidence of human habitat – a Roman fort at the head of Lake Windermere.

After the Romans, came the Vikings and after a bloody battle in Grasmere. They and the Scots defeated King Dunmail. Cumbria was given to Scotland and over the next 900 years Ambleside developed industrially.

It was Henty VIII who, in the 1500’s dissolved the monasteries and this led to the land being broken up into farms. By the 17th century Ambleside folk had started to trade in materials like paper and cloth. As the industrial revolution started to quicken a canal joining the Lakes with Lancashire was built.

This marked the start of the Lake District and Ambleside as we now know it. Wealthy industrialists started to build country houses around Lake Windermere as a way of escaping the smog of northern cities. And thus tourism began – these where the first of Ambleside’s luxury cottages and manor houses.

Getting There

Getting to Ambleside could not be easier. This part of the Lake District is serviced well by the M6 motorway. Leave at junction 36 and from there follow the A590 to the A591 which will take you to the heart of the town.

Alternatively, you can catch a train to Oxenholme Station near Kendal. And then use the local bus service or take a taxi to your luxury self-catering cottage in Ambleside.

Lakelovers are proud to have been offering luxury self-catering in Ambleside for over 40 years. We have a well informed and friendly customer service team, who are at hand to help you find the perfect place for you and to offer advice.

Contact us by phone, call into one of our offices or drop us an email and we’ll help to get the ball rolling.