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Holly Cottage

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042576)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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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9 Customer Review(s)

  • “We have been to lots of holiday cottages and have never had such uncomfortable settees, the photos make the accommodation look really nice, in fact the furniture is actually different so I’m guessing the photos are fairly old.”

    The whole house could do with a thorough clean, and some new pillows would be a great improvement. The property states that it’s an enclosed garden which is not accurate, luckily our dog is fairly well behaved but anyone with one that likes to wander would have a problem. It’s not all bad, the cottage is fairly well equipped kitchen wise and is in a great location. Two of the bedroom are really big which makes a nice change from some we have stayed in, although the cottage sleeps six, ...

    The whole house could do with a thorough clean, and some new pillows would be a great improvement. The property states that it’s an enclosed garden which is not accurate, luckily our dog is fairly well behaved but anyone with one that likes to wander would have a problem. It’s not all bad, the cottage is fairly well equipped kitchen wise and is in a great location. Two of the bedroom are really big which makes a nice change from some we have stayed in, although the cottage sleeps six, the downstairs I feel would be a bit small for six people, there were only four of us which was fine.

    - Mrs Bourne, September 2021

The property

Holly Cottage is immediately next door to Yew Tree Cottage (Property Ref. 1129) and, being quietly situated at the end of a small cul-de-sac, is ideally placed for a relaxing holiday at any time of the year. With Ambleside centre just a five minute stroll away at the bottom of the hill you will be well placed to make the most of all the village facilities - excellent local shops take care of all your day to day needs and there is a fine choice of places to eat to suit every taste and pocket. Your holiday can be as active or relaxed as you wish - the area abounds in walking for all ages and abilities. The high fells of the Fairfield Horseshoe, Wansfell or Loughrigg Fell can be enjoyed without any need to use the car whilst for easier rambles you could walk 'under Loughrigg' to Rydal or to Waterhead for a cruise on Lake Windermere. The cottage overlooks the grounds of a neighbouring former hotel and is sheltered by mature trees with the distant sound of Stock Ghyll Beck beyond. Accommodation: Covered porch way. Open plan living/dining room with kitchen at one end (TV, DVD, hi-fi, free wi-fi and electric flame-effect stove). Ground floor double room is en-suite (shower, basin and wc). Two further bedrooms upstairs - the master bedroom en-suite has king-size bed and TV (shower, basin and wc) and a twin (TV), together with a third bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and wc. Separate laundry cupboard. This is a spacious property, particularly upstairs where both bedrooms are bigger than average, and it is a real bonus having three bathrooms for six persons including one on the ground floor. Furnishings are comfortable. Fitted carpets throughout. Outside: Private parking for two cars. The cottage has its own neat patio area with garden table and chairs provided and a view of Wansfell. Ambleside village centre approx 5 minutes walk downhill.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating and electric fire
  • Electric ovenand hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, CD Player, TVs with DVD Player and hi-fi system, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair inc. Private parking for two cars
  • Enclosed patio
  • One small pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking.

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

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About the location

AMBLESIDE

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.

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