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8 Waterhead Terrace

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1074690)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Review(s)

  • Jaclyn

    “Lovely stay.”

    Place was lovely! The padlock on the car parking does not work, idea to get it fixed , we got round it in the end but wasn't ideal trying to get in with 2 babies. Other than that, was great.

    Place was lovely! The padlock on the car parking does not work, idea to get it fixed , we got round it in the end but wasn't ideal trying to get in with 2 babies. Other than that, was great.

    - Jaclyn, June 2022

    Thanks for the great review . So sorry about the padlock , it is fiddly , I’ll get it replaced. Regards 8 Waterhead Property Owner


The property

8 Waterhead Terrace is an impressive Victorian end of terrace house resting a stone’s throw away from Lake Windemere in Ambleside, Cumbria. Set over two floors and sleeping up to four guests, 8 Waterhead Terrace is an idyllic setting for a refreshing break with loved ones, enjoying easy access to Grasmere. Arriving at the property, you will find a convenient parking space for one car at the rear of the property. Step into the generous open-plan living area, where you can look forward to enjoying a film night with your guests on the Smart TV, whilst relaxing on the spacious corner sofa. Whip up tasty home cooked meals in the fully functioning kitchen, settling down to tuck in with your guests at the dining room table as you toast to a wonderful holiday. Completing the ground-floor is a cloakroom where you can freshen up before heading out for the day. After a day of exploring, a handy shower room is available on the lower-ground floor where you can enjoy a refreshing shower before joining your guests for evening drinks. As your eyes grow heavy, retreat to one of two beautifully decorated bedrooms on the first floor, a double and a twin, perfect for enjoying a refreshing nights embrace. Indulge in a soak in the bath or speedy shower, before joining your guests for breakfast. Venture into your local town, where you will find a wide-variety of eateries, perfect if you don’t feel like cooking one evening, the Ambleside Climbing Wall, and the Armitt Library & Museum Centre which is dedicated to the cultural heritage of the Lake District. Just on the outskirts of town is the glorious Stock Ghyll Force, a 70-ft waterfall with a viewpoint where you can take in your exceptional surroundings. Just a short drive away is Windemere, well-known for being home to the largest lake in England, Lake Windemere, where you can enjoy cruises and boat trips or a variety of watersports from canoeing to wakeboarding. Literary fans will delight at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, where you can take a tour through the interactive exhibits which detail the famous writers’ stories, as well as her importance to Lakeland conservation. Nearby are the National Trust sites of Hill Top, where you can visit the 17th-century cottage of Beatrix Potter, and the remarkable 18th-century Wray Castle. Just a little further is Grasmere, be sure to visit the former home of famous writer, William Wordswoth at Allan Bank and Grasmere or enjoy a hike up to the mountain peak of Helm Craig, boasting fantastic views over Grasmere and beyond. 8 Waterhead Terrace is a superb setting for making unforgettable memories and exploring all the Lakes have to offer.


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Yard which can be used for bike storage
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: The front door leads to a small courtyard which opens out onto the main road, please take care
  • Note: This property is situated next to a busy main road, there may be some traffic noise
  • Cot and High Chair available.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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