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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 4 Pets 1 Welcome Region Cumbria & The Lake District Town/village Ambleside

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Inviting Holiday Home, Ambleside

This aptly named Lakeland cottage, literally a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Ambleside centre, stands alongside Rothay Park with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe. Enjoying the very best of both worlds, this traditional, yet contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful spot just a minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss. Sociable couples, or a family, can happily spread out here.

Relax and soak up the chic bedrooms - two with bird's eye views and luxury en-suites, the other two having a luxury bathroom - and there is a cloakroom / 4th WC / wash basin so no queuing needed! Cosy up on chilly evenings after a day on the fells in one of 2 sophisticated reception room, one with a warming woodburning stove and access to the terraced glazed balcony and the other, also sumptuously furnished, with a beautiful slate fireplace. The kitchen / dining room is open plan and perfect for sociable gatherings, with access to the rear patio / parking area. Stone's Throw Cottage has been carefully and ingeniously designed for true relaxation in the ever popular central Lakes setting with a host of excellent restaurants that will definitely tempt you out?

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Accommodation in detail

With a parking permit provided, you can park on the lane outside the cottage and there is also a private space at the rear of the property. Wander through the pretty cottage garden and enter into an entrance hall with the start of the oak flooring; there are two reception rooms here, one with leather furnishings by the slate fireplace and with bay window enjoying views towards Loughrigg; the second reception room has a warming woodburner and access to the clever terraced glazed balcony looking out towards Fairfield; perfect for a glass or two! Downstairs to the sophisticated kitchen / dining area, open plan and with access to the rear and also with useful utility and 4th WC / wash basin.

Upstairs from the entrance level to the super king size bedroom, which can be split into a twin so please specify when booking. On this level is the twin bedroom and luxury bathroom with power shower over the bath. Stairs lead to the top floor and here there are two superb king size bedrooms with bird's eye wonderful views; these two bedrooms enjoy en-suite power shower rooms.

Location

Stone's Throw Suites nestles in a peaceful spot yet only a minute's stroll from the centre of Ambleside alongside Rothay Park. A holiday property in Ambleside provides an excellent starting point for a varied Lake District holiday. Easily accessible via the A591 on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is a contemporary, characterful Lakeland village with a spectacular backdrop of Lake District fells. The location is ideal for walking in the Lake District, with many renowned routes beginning in and around the village. But Ambleside is also a popular choice for a relaxed, slow-paced holiday. Contemporary shops, leisurely lake cruises, acclaimed Lake District restaurants and cosy traditional pubs make the village centre a delight at any time of year.

For evening entertainment, you'll find plenty to suit every taste. Try the renowned Force Mill restaurant, in a superbly converted saw mill, for a special evening out. Or, take your pick from the two quirky cinemas; Zeffirellis cinema includes a great pizzeria and live jazz bar. Fellinis has an excellent vegetarian restaurant and shows films in a relaxed studio cinema environment. You'll also find a wide range of pubs, serving hearty food and real Lakeland ale - notable for its lake shore setting is the Wateredge Inn. Windermere Lake Cruises depart from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside village centre. The elegant 'steamers' offer regular trips to Bowness and Lakeside - a great way to explore without driving. Evening cruises are also available, sometimes with buffet meals and live music.

  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Garden Furniture
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Patio
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Parking, Private
  • Parking, permit
  • TV, Sky or Freeview

Conditions

Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 1 pet is welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationAmbleside

Known as one the best towns to use as a base for exploring the Lake District, Ambleside is located on the edge of Windermere, England’s largest natural lake making this region a favourite with water sports enthusiasts and walkers. As a gateway to Scotland, this area has several interesting Roman fortresses to visit, such as Galava, Ravenglass and Hard Knott Fort.

The Lake Windermere ferry is a convenient service for crossing the shores and exploring the area, with cruises and boat hire available. A popular local attraction is Hill Top, the farmhouse owned by Beatrix Potter which is worth a visit for fans of the author. An iconic building of Ambleside is the tiny Bridge House over Stock Breck, and a short walk from the town is Stock Ghyll Force where there is a safe railed off point to view the impressive 70 foot waterfall.

Wray Castle is a great family day out, with dressing up for children and lots of outdoor space with play equipment. Grizedale Forest has numerous walking and cycling trails with a Go Ape tree top obstacle course on site. The Armitt Museum houses a gallery and collection of museum exhibitions. Open to the public, Dove Cottage was the family home of William Wordsworth and guided tours are available of the small museum and gardens. Also in the area is Rydal Mount House with portraits and memorabilia of the poets work.

Cumbria & The Lake District

The rural county of Cumbria is one of the most attractive in England. It contains the whole of the area known as the Lake District, as well as the northern part of the Pennines mountain range and, somewhat counter-intuitively, a part of the Yorkshire Dales.

The county is replete with attractions for the visitor, its historic heritage ranging from houses and gardens to stone circles and activities ranging from walking and climbing to watersports and fishing. Cumbria's lakes, valleys and fells can loosely be broken down into eight areas.

The North Lakes are the most popular with the serious outdoor enthusiast and the South Lakes draw most of the holidaymakers. The Western Lakes are less busy but still hold some varied attractions and appeal to the walkers as well as families and groups. They are home to England's tallest mountain, known as Scafell Pike.

East Lakes has its quota of mountains too, including the well-known Helvellyn, and is a fairly quiet area. Visit the Eden Valley and North Pennine area for wilderness, castles and rural villages, or perhaps consider North and South Cumbria. In the former we find Hadrian's Wall and the city of Carlisle. In the latter, coastal resorts and the biggest town, Kendal. Finally, the edge of the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful part of Cumbria with country pubs, easy walking, and a thriving arts scene.

Area Cumbria & The Lake District Nearest pub 1 miles

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