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Briardale Cottage

Ambleside, Ambleside/Troutbeck

Ref: 1061

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Changeover: Saturday


This charming stone-built cottage is one of six in a short, early 20thC terrace set in a little cul-de-sac close to the centre of Ambleside and handy for all the village amenities. Briardale Cottage has been designed to accommodate two in comfort.  There is no need to use the car on a daily basis - plenty of walks, for all abilities, start from the door, including the famous Fairfield Horseshoe, which rises to almost three thousand feet just beyond the village. Other walks include Loughrigg Fell, Wansfell and Todd Crag, whilst there are easy valley rambles to Grasmere, The Rydal Round and beyond or to the lake for cruises in any season. Ambleside offers a fine choice of places to eat, pubs, cinema and daytime facilities including tennis, bowls and mini-golf making this a year-round destination.

Accommodation: Enclosed entrance porch with room to store your outdoor gear. Sitting room (TV, log burner, CD/radio and free wi-fi). A door leads through to the fitted shaker style kitchen with dining table. Small rear hallway with downstairs wc, back door out to the shared rear garden area.Upstairs there is one good sized bedroom with king-sized double bed and ample fitted wardrobes. A fully fitted bathroom (bath with shower over, basin and wc).
The property retains a traditional feel with some modern touches - leather sofas, some polished wood floors with rugs downstairs and carpets upstairs.

Outside: Shared use of the large and very pleasant rear garden (belonging to Briardale along with the other cottages in the terrace), with lawns, shrubs, garden table and chairs and a pretty view. Private parking for one small car (Fiesta/Polo) at the front of the cottage. There is no passing traffic. Few hundred yards to shops and village facilities.

One small dog allowed * non-smokers please * duvet/bed made up for arrival * gas cooker and hob * microwave * fridge * auto washer/dryer * gas central heating and hot water * log burning stove (logs can be purchased locally) * all fuel included * free wi-fi * travel cot and high chair available - please order * towels available - please order.


  • Shortbreaks
  • Travel cot available to order
  • High chair available to order
  • CD player
  • Fuel for fire available locally
  • Outside Space
  • Pets
  • Romantic Cottage
  • Parking
  • Town/Village
  • Log burner or fire
  • Short stroll to village and lake
  • Quiet location
  • Character Features
  • Wi-Fi
  • Walk to pub
  • Non Smoking
  • Towels available to order
  • Utilities included
  • Washer/dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Gas cooker
  • Gas central heating
  • Freeview/freesat
  • TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Pets Allowed

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Property Reviews

Great cottage, excellent location. Fantastic week spent in the beautiful Lake District.Mrs Clark