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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 4 Pets Not accepted Region Cumbria & The Lake District Town/village Ambleside

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Pretty Holiday Home, Ambleside

Located close to the centre of the bustling village of Ambleside, in the heart of the Lake District, Edelweiss has been beautifully finished to offer quality accommodation, with beautiful views, a secluded garden all just a few minutes' walk from all the village amenities.The lounge is bright and airy and offers a great place to relax, socialise with friends or family around the large dining table or to simply relax and enjoy the views over Loughrigg from the balcony.

Situated on the southern side of Ambleside, Edelweiss has stunning views from the beautifully furnished lounge, being situated on the Old Lake Road in a slightly elevated position.

From the first floor balcony to the left is the Lake, facing the village Loughrigg and the Langdale Pikes, and to the right Fairfield Hills towards Grasmere.

Within 5 minutes walk of the village centre, larger groups or families will love the freedom this large property offers, being set over three floors, it gives two completely separate sleeping areas, with the living accommodation situation between the two.

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The vibrant village of Ambleside is just a minute walk away and offers a great selection of local bars, restaurants and cafes along with a great range of local shops many selling local produce. Returning to Edelweiss you will find a well-appointed kitchen that is the perfect place to prepare everything from a great Lakeland breakfast to a fantastic dinner.

Situated in the heart of the Lake District there are a myriad of walks from the door, follow in the footsteps of William Wordsworth and enjoy an afternoon stroll to Grasmere, the more adventurous might head out onto Fairfield Horseshoe a favourite of many a Lakeland Fell walker or enjoy any evening walk to take in one of Lakeland's most beautiful panoramas from the nearby Loughrigg Fell


Accommodation in detail

On entering the property the cottage is spread over three floor. The front door leads to a spacious hallway with space for boots and walking gear. The kitchen is well laid out and finished to a high standard. The living area offers fantastic view to Loughrigg Fell and offers comfortable leather sofas, a large dining table, patio windows and a balcony. From the hallway there is internal access to the garage with utilities and there is also a cloakroom with WC.

Upstairs the master bedroom is spacious with a king size bed and dressing area and a quiet space for reading. The second bedroom on this floor is a charming twin bedded room with large velux windows giving it a bright and airy feel. The spacious, quality, family bathroom offers a bath with shower over.

On the lower ground floor there are two more double bedrooms, one with a king size bed. Both enjoy views above the rooftops to the fells beyond and one offers a large patio window that opens onto a sheltered patio. The second, luxurious, bathroom serves this floor and offers a bath with shower.

To the rear of the property is a small lawned garden with mature shrubs and a hedges that offer privacy. The patio is a lovely place to sit and relax in an evening after a day on the Fells. To the front of the property there is parking for two cars outside the front door, the garage also offers secure storage for mountain bikes or canoes.


Location

Edelweiss is only a short stroll from the centre of Ambleside. Ambleside village is located on the northern shores of Lake Windermere. The surrounding scenery of Lakeland Fells is dramatic, and lends a stunning backdrop to the Lakeland stone buildings and attractive streets of the village. One of the Lake District's most sophisticated communities, Ambleside village is alive with interesting local businesses, shops and acclaimed Lake District restaurants and pubs.

Larger groups or families will love the freedom this location brings. Stroll to the shops or out for a coffee, then wander to Waterhead Pier to take a cruise on the Lake. Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly from Waterhead Pier (just outside the village centre) and provide a scenic and car free route to Bowness and Lakeside. A fabulous way for all to explore.

For walking, Ambleside is renowned as a hub for enthusiasts. Numerous famous routes begin close by, and a wide range of strolls take in breath-taking scenery without having to travel too far. Ambleside is well stocked with outdoor shops and route information is widely available.

By night, you'll find plenty to entertain. Catch a film at one of the two cinemas, enjoy a drink on the shores of the lake or sample some of our region's finest dining?all just a stroll from your doorstep!

The A591 winds its way from Ambleside to Grasmere and Keswick, branching off to Coniston and such delights as the Langdale Valley and Hawkshead.

  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden Furniture
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Garden
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Patio
  • Parking, Private
  • Parking, garage
  • TV, Sky or Freeview

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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.

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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