A welcoming, two-bedroom holiday home on the edge of the pretty market town of Ambleside, in a superb position for enjoying walks, cycle rides and water activities.
Offering charming accommodation, this attractive holiday home is a delightful mid-terrace, Lakeland stone cottage for four people. Head inside the property and you'll feel instantly at home. A handy heated entrance porch is perfect for storing coats and shoes before continuing through into the lovely living room. Complete with coal-effect gas stove, it's the perfect place to relax after a day out exploring. The country style dining kitchen is well equipped and has French doors leading out to the patio and shared garden area. You'll find the two bedrooms upstairs, there's a delightful double to the front and a cosy twin at the rear. A family shower room is also on the first floor. With a parking space and storage for two bikes, The property really does have it all.
Located in a quiet area just a short walk from the centre of Ambleside, you'll be spoilt for choice with what to do during your holiday! There are many great fell walks and low-level rambles from the door for all ages and abilities and many guests barely need to use their cars when they stay at the property. Don your walking boots and head up to Loughrigg or Wansfell Pike, the views from the top are well worth the climb, or tackle the Fairfield Horseshoe. Grasmere is easily accessible on foot or by bike, and Keswick and the dramatic Langdale Valley are a short drive away.
Check out the independent and outdoor shops on offer, or treat yourselves to dinner and a movie at Zeffirellis with its multiscreen cinema. There are a great many excellent restaurants and pubs within easy walking distance. Just a few minutes' walk away at Waterhead is a wonderful lakeside beach, perfect for picnics. From here you can also catch the launch for a cruise round beautiful Lake Windermere.
You will find plenty of activities in the area for a thoroughly enjoyable family holiday.
Head inside this charming cottage and you're sure to be delighted. A useful heated entrance porch is ideal for storing coats and boots before continuing on into the living room, a truly welcoming space, just perfect for cosy evenings in. Relax in front of the coal-effect gas stove; for entertainment there's a Smart TV with Freesat and Blu Ray/DVD player, as well as a Roberts radio with streaming capability. The country-style dining kitchen is well equipped with everything you'd need for a self catering holiday: there's a double electric fan oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, handy microwave, dishwasher - there'll be no fighting over the washing up here! - and a useful washer/dryer. Gather round the oak dining table, the perfect place to compare notes on your day's adventures.
Up the open tread solid oak stairs from the living room to the first floor and you'll find the two bedrooms and family shower room. To the front is the delightful master bedroom. With a double bed and useful oak chest of drawers and built in wardrobe. It's a lovely room where you're sure to feel instantly relaxed thanks to the tasteful decor. At the rear of the cottage is the cosy twin room with another oak chest of drawers. Please note, there is a step up into the twin room from the landing. From the twin bedroom are wonderful views over the surrounding rooftops to Loughrigg beyond, a truly enchanting vista. All the beds have ample under bed storage. Up a step from the landing is the family shower room; with a WC, wash basin and shower cubicle - ideal for reinvigorating tired muscles after a day out exploring.
French doors lead from the kitchen out to the cottage's private patio area and shared garden. An outdoor table and chairs can be found on the patio; early birds will love taking a peaceful moment out here with their morning cuppa before anyone else is up, or relax with a refreshing G&T come the evening.
As well as a delightful garden, the house also has provision for the storage of two bikes in a stone built outhouse at the top of the garden, as well as parking for one car - a real rarity so close to the centre of Ambleside. Leave the car and head out on foot for the day.