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Garden House

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042641)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Gibbs

    “The lower level twin room we did not use as it smelt and felt damp.”

    My sons have asthma so could not use it.

    My sons have asthma so could not use it.

    - Mrs Gibbs, July 2021

The property

Garden House is sure to be a popular property for either a family holiday or just for couples wishing to stay together in any season of the year. You will be ideally placed for many activities - lake cruises and boat hire can be enjoyed on Lake Windermere only a ten minute walk away at Waterhead, and there is a fine choice of walks and rambles to be done from the door...indeed you could stay here all week without needing to use the car. Ambleside boasts an enviable choice of places to eat, excellent cinemas, bowls, tennis and mini-golf together with interesting local shops for all your daily needs. Garden House sits in a quiet residential area midway between Ambleside centre and the lake. It is set well back from the road and slightly elevated making the most of the westerly views to the fells beyond the village. If you are looking for a convenient venue to make the most of your Lake District holiday then we are sure you will enjoy this delightful property. Accommodation: Entrance reached via several steps. Hallway with split level staircase - from here steps lead down to the bedrooms and lead up to the living areas. Modern kitchen/diner with units in oak, breakfast bar, large table and fell views. Separate utility room with wc and basin. Light and spacious lounge with TV with some Sky channels, DVD, wi-fi broadband and log burning stove. Balcony reached through patio doors off the lounge with fine fell views over the rooftops to Loughrigg. Games room with pool table, TV, DVD and comfortable seating. There is a further flight of stairs leading from the games room to a twin room with en-suite shower room with basin and wc. Down the main staircase are four bedrooms - one twin, one single, and two king-size rooms, the master king-size having an en-suite bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and wc. Family bathroom with corner bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and wc. (The property has five bedrooms in total sleeping a maximum of 8 people.) Outside: Open shrubbery garden to the front and rear. Patio area to the rear reached via several steps from the house with garden furniture and views over the rooftops. Parking for 2/3 cars in the driveway. Ambleside village centre or Lake Windermere less than half a mile.


  • Reverse-split-level
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x king size, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Games room
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, TV with Sky package, DVD, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Patio with furniture and balcony
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Please note that this property does not allow electric car charging

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:

  • Winter