Steeped in character this charming Lakeland cottage offers all the ingredients of a Lake District holiday at any time of year. It retains the original character features whilst creating a home from home in a delightful location.
Surrounded by pretty, natural woodland, this split-level cottage apartment forms part of Sawrey Knotts - a former gentleman's residence dating back to 1861. Top Garden Suite is situated at the rear of the building with its own separate entrance reached by way of an attractive little bridge, and has outstanding views to as far as the southern tip of Windermere Lake.
Easedale is a delightful rural retreat set in several acres of wooded hillside grounds which are graced with the presence of many different varieties of birds, badgers, deer and red squirrels - one in particular who regularly visits the tree right outside
Set in Chapel Stile - one of the most picturesque villages in the Lake District and the gateway to the Langdale valley, Mellbreak is superbly located, surrounded by fells such as Pike o'Blisco, Crinkle Crags, Bowfell and the craggy peaks of the Langdale Pikes rising at the head of the valley.
Romney 22 is a spacious and delightful apartment situated in the prestigious Romney Grange development. The apartment has stunning South facing views over Lake Windermere, whilst the two bedrooms have views to the Fairfield Horseshoe. This is a place in which to relax and enjoy your visit to Ambleside.
Commanding what is possibly one of the finest views in the Lake District, Loughrigg suite offers a high standard of accommodation in the exclusive Loughrigg Brow development - a choice favoured by many of our clients.
A delightful detached character cottage for two in a great location. In it's elevated position it commands stunning panoramic views towards Brotherswater and the central Lake District Fells. One of a cluster of Lakeland stone properties nestling in the tiny hamlet of Hartsop, Weavers Cottage was an agricultural building dating back to the 17th Century. In the 1970s it was converted by an artisan for use as a weaving studio.
This beautiful first and second floor duplex apartment is set in an idyllic location being part of the wonderful Pullwood Estate, just two miles from Ambleside on the west shore of Lake Windermere. Guests will be delighted with the superb lake and garden views from this delightful property which offers a perfect setting for relaxing amid glorious Lakeland scenery.
A true Lake District hideaway. Situated at the end of its own gravel drive, with 2.5 acres of land to roam in this beautifully renovated Elterwater property withs its own woodland and stream. Just a 10-minute walk into the village itself, with the famous Britannia Inn and a delightful coffee shop and walks galore. The Eltermere Inn just a 5-minute stroll from your front door. An ideal location to relax and take stock while enjoying the encompassing views of Red bank, with Helvellyn proudly peeking through in the distance.
Crowmire Cottage is one of a small cluster of three cottages dating from the 1730's in a picturesque setting, handy for walking, touring and relaxing in beautiful surroundings.....we are sure our guests will be delighted. Come any time to be assured of a warm welcome and make the most of the Lake District in any season.
This charming Lakeland stone built cottage is one of a short terrace of four in a picture postcard setting in the Langdale Valley overlooking the River Brathay in the hamlet of Skelwith Bridge
Holmdale is in a superb location in the much sought after village of Grasmere, set in a quiet spot on the edge of the village, only a couple of minutes' walk to the amenities. This cottage, set over three floors, has been lovingly furnished ready to welcome guests in 2016.
Jasmine Cottage is a pretty character property nestling quietly within the oldest part of Troutbeck Bridge in a small enclave of character properties dating from the 18th century mid-way between Ambleside and Windermere.
Right in the heart of Thornthwaite and just a short distance to Braithwaite, this wonderfully located ground floor apartment is a dream for all wildlife lovers and walkers. With its elevated position you can take in some of the most amazing views north lakes has to offer. The peace and tranquillity Kirkstones has to offer is second to none, yet only a mile to Bassenthwaite with pubs such as the Pheasant Inn and Ivy House
We are sure our guests will really have a good holiday at Swiss Cottage with its combination of excellent facilities, great comfort and central location. This white painted detached property is set right in the heart of the Lake District, close to the centre of Ambleside and with open views from most windows across the village to the fells beyond.
For those of you wanting a central getaway, this is the apartment for you. The location is quiet yet all the village amenities are only a short level stroll away.
With so many walks to do in the area, just leave the car for the duration and enjoy Wansfell, Loughrigg and many more.
An elegant Edwardian home from home refurbished with a contemporary twist. With 360 degree views of some of the Lake Districts most outstanding peaks, this ten bedroomed property also offers four acres of serene seclusion.
This traditional Lakeland stone built terraced cottage is quietly located within a few short steps of all the village amenities and will suit anyone looking for a convenient setting and a true home-from-home welcome. With no need to use the car once you have arrived and settled in you can enjoy all that the heart of the lakes has to offer.
If you are looking for an enchanting 4 Star rural retreat in an idyllic location, quiet yet not too remote, then look no further; this is the place for you. Robins Nest is one of a short terrace of cottages set at the head of a narrow tarmac lane, surrounded by the breathtaking open countryside and woodland of the glorious Tilberthwaite valley.
If you are looking for a delightful retreat in a quiet setting then Journey's End could be just the place for you. This much loved ground floor apartment takes up a major portion of Brathay Fell ? formerly a fine Lakeland residence, set in five acres of grounds, less than two miles from Ambleside and at the gateway to the magnificent Langdale Valley.
This town centre terraced house lies on a quiet lane less than a minute's walk from the centre of Ambleside with all its village amenities and will make an excellent holiday destination for those looking for a high degree of comfort in the very heart of one of the Lake District's most popular venues.
This newly renovated modern apartment is set in the idyllic location of forests and views, less than a mile from Grasmere lake and the village centre. Guests will be delighted with the peaceful setting and the beautiful woodland and lake views from this property which offers a perfect setting for relaxing amid glorious Lakeland scenery.
This modern first floor apartment, one of only four, offers an excellent base from which to explore the Lake District whilst enjoying the fine amenities that Bowness has to offer throughout the year
This truly delightful old farm cottage nestles in the heart of the tiny hamlet of Skelwith Fold just two miles from Ambleside and in one of the most peaceful and unspoiled settings in the heart of the lakes. We are sure our guests will love this cottage which is reputed to date back to the 15thC.
This spacious apartment over 3 floors is one of nine properties in this outstanding former gentlemen's residence only minutes away from the centre of Grasmere. Standing proud in landscaped gardens and overlooking Grasmere Lake.
This is simply a luxurious and wonderful Lakeland hideaway with one of the very best views in the Lake District. The spectacular panoramic lake and fell views have to be seen to be fully appreciated from this penthouse apartment.
A delightful ground floor apartment with a quiet air of luxury very close to Lake Windermere at Waterhead - an ideal place for a relaxing holiday in the very heart of the Lake District. There are views of the lake from the main rooms and from the garden.
Set in a residential area on a private road, Riggside is an attractive, spacious semi-detached property, providing a high standard of accommodation at any time of the year with spectacular open views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale valley.
Beech Cottage enjoys an enviable location in the tiny hamlet of Skelwith Bridge - the gateway to the fabulous Great Langdale Valley - and with so many fine walks to do in the immediate area your days can be full of activity. The Cumbria Way passes close to the cottage and you are a short stroll from the ever popular Chesters-by-the-River and also the Skelwith Bridge Hotel.
Tucked away in a private corner of Ambleside, this outstanding, bungalow, has been lovingly extended and renovated to an extremely high standard. The perfectly placed property is at the end of a Cul de sac, quietly sitting in its own landscaped gardens. A short stroll will take you into the bustling village of Ambleside or to the shores of Lake Windermere at Waterhead.
Huntingstile North is part of a large country house once owned by the Wordsworths. This beautiful renovated property lies North of the building overlooking Grasmere lake, capturing some of the most stunning views in the Lake District yet only a fifteen minute walk into the village of Grasmere.
Just a stretch of your arm and you can almost touch the ripples of the lake.
Less than a stone's throw away, you cannot imagine a more spectacular location for outstanding views over Lake Windermere and the surrounding hills and mountains. This ground floor apartment offers everything you could hope for from a Lake District holiday.
Just wanted to say thank you for a wonderful holiday. We absolutely loved Watendlath with its amazing views, and made my first visit to The Lake District one to remember. A perfect holiday home to celebrate my 60th birthday! Thanks again.Gill Marco
What a privilege to be the first visitors to this property, it surpassed all our expectations, everything we needed (and more) was here to help us enjoy our walking weekend. All the facilities have been finished to a very high standard. Thank you, we will be back.The McCormicks
Here at Heart of the Lakes, we offer you a fine selection of Lake District cottages sleeping from just two up to the largest sleeping ten. Whatever time of year you choose to stay, you will find one of our self-catering cottages that’s perfect for you.
We have handpicked our collection of Lake District cottages in the hope that we can fulfil the needs of any guest. Browse our dog friendly cottages for all properties that accept at least one dog. Or if you’re looking for a holiday for you and your loved one, why not book a romantic cottage break with us, the Lake District is such a beautiful location for a romantic holiday.
Locations vary from village centre to more remote locations but all are in the most sought after parts of the National Park. Our cottages in Ambleside are perfectly placed to explore the northern edge of Windermere and the surrounding mountains, some are tucked away on the edge of local villages and make up our collection of rural holiday cottages. Another popular location for cottage holidays is the Northern Lakes area with the beautiful Derwentwater being a draw for tourists. Browse our Keswick holiday cottages to find a home from home in this gorgeous spot.
The Lake District is full of places to visit, beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains, wonderful food, country pubs, pretty villages, lake cruises and boat hire. In fact there is so much to do that you may not have time to fit it all in! Check out our things to do in the Lake District guide for advice on restaurants, activities, and places to see during your Heart of the Lakes holiday.
If you have any queries please do contact us for individual attention. Our expert booking staff will be able to answer any questions to make sure that you choose the most perfect spot for your holiday in one of our delightful Lake District cottages.