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The Arthouse

Ambleside, Ambleside/Troutbeck

Ref: 1274

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Changeover: Friday


The Arthouse is in an enviable location just a two minute walk from the head of Lake Windermere at Waterhead which boasts a choice of places to eat and drink whilst Ambleside centre is just a ten minute walk where you will find an abundance of restaurants, pubs, shops and a cinema. 

Newly built, the emphasis at The Arthouse is on luxury, style, comfort and providing everything you could possibly need for your self-catering holiday home from home.  The owner is a well-known artist, and you will find many of his abstract originals adorning the walls.  With so much to do in the area straight from the door, you may never need to use the car - walk to the summit of Fairfield Horseshoe, cruise across Lake Windermere or hire your own boat.....the list is long!

Accommodation: Entrance to the front of the house leads into large open plan space encompassing the living room and dining kitchen.  The living room offers a high level of comfort and has a dual aspect and a large L-shaped leather sofa positioned around the inset remote controlled living flame gas fire (60" smart TV, Blue-Ray DVD, free Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio system).  Glass doors lead out to the south west facing patio with fountain - a lovely place to enjoy a glass of wine after a long day exploring. 
The stunning dining kitchen is fully fitted with white hi-gloss units, granite worktops, high quality appliances (TV, Blue-Ray DVD) and a large centre island.  The dining table is the main feature - made of white oak and matched with eight white leather dining chairs, a stunning space to enjoy a home cooked meal.  The utility room off the kitchen houses further storage along with a washer and dryer and an additional fridge/freezer.  Downstairs fully tiled shower room off utility with large rain shower, basin and wc.  The whole of the downstairs has a porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating.

The wall adjacent to the stairs is clad in marble and leads up to four beautifully presented bedrooms all with Egyptian cotton bedding, the best quality mattresses and cool air fans.  The master bedroom has a double height ceiling with impressive chandelier and houses a super-king size bed, large TV, Blue-Ray DVD and floor to ceiling windows encompassing glass doors and electric blinds leading out on to its own patio area with table and chairs.  Fully tiled en-suite with large rain shower, basin and wc.  There is a second king-size room with  TV and Blue-Ray DVD, a third room with super-king sized bed (can be made as 2 singles on request) with TV and Blue-Ray DVD and a good sized single room with TV and Blue-Ray DVD.  Beds can be made with sheets and blankets on request. Fully tiled family bathroom with bath, basin and wc.

The owners have certainly made The Arthouse a holiday home for you to remember and want to return to year after year.

Outside: Driveway parking for one or two cars, and room to store bikes and maybe a canoe in the garage.  There is also some gym equipment available in the garage for guests to use at their own risk.  Patio area accessed from the lounge with garden furniture and fountain.  Further patio area accessed from the master bedroom with small table and chairs. Lake Windermere is at the end of the lane where you can hire boats, take lake cruises, enjoy various restaurants and relax in the waterfront park.

Note: Babies under 6 months allowed, but no children under the age of 12.  There is a £250 Good Housekeeping deposit payable with the final balance which will be refunded subsequent to departure.  Sleeps 4 price is strictly for 2 bedrooms.  Higher rate will apply if more bedrooms are used**

Sorry no pets * non-smoking * duvets/beds made up for arrival * towels provided * underfloor central heating * gas and electricity charges included * twin electric ovens * induction hob * fridge/freezer x 2 * dishwasher * microwave * washer * tumble dryer * free Wi-fi * parking for up to 2 cars * travel cot and high chair available - please order * garden furniture * garage for secure bike storage * Ambleside village 10 mins walk

Please note that there is currently building work in the field opposite. Three houses have been built and are in the early stages of completion


***5% Discount offered for repeat bookers to the property***


  • Multiple Bathrooms
  • Travel cot available to order
  • High chair available to order
  • Bluetooth wireless speaker
  • Sorry no pets
  • Induction Hob
  • Drinks fridge
  • Coffee Machine
  • Parking
  • Short stroll to village and lake
  • Luxury property
  • Patio or Balcony
  • Wi-Fi
  • Friday Changeover
  • Low occupancy tariff for 4
  • Walk to pub
  • Towels Inc
  • Non Smoking
  • Duvets/beds made up for arrival
  • Utilities included
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Electric fan oven
  • Gas central heating
  • Freeview/freesat
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Shower over bath
  • Shower
  • Garden furniture
  • Shop within 1 mile

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Property Reviews

The Arthouse was fantastic, the house was very well equipped, but with quality. We have no negative thoughts about the house or it’s location . Our holiday was 1st class from beginning to end, thank you so much.Mrs Newman
We liked absolutely everything about this house! Thre attention to detail is amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Many thanks, very relaxing and we will be back!Karen + Tony
We have had a lovely stay at The Arthouse. A beautiful house with six start facilities. The aim to create a comfortable, contemporary, well-appointed home has certainly been achieved.Julie + Paul