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Ambleside View

Ambleside, Cumbria
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • First-floor apartment with spectacular views, thanks to its elevated position
  • Less than 1 mile to the magical shores of Windermere, England’s largest natural lake
  • Exhilarating walking opportunities such as the Fairfield Horseshoe and Loughrigg Fell
Property code: SZ041

Stylish apartment within easy reach of the village centre. The property is perfect for a couples’ retreat or walking holiday with friends, enjoying the magnificent South Lakeland scenery.

The apartment, in the pretty village of Ambleside, sleeps four guests and is a great base for exploring the area surrounding Lake Windermere, as well as enjoying some spectacular fell walking. Take a short stroll into the village centre (0.5 miles), where you’ll find a fantastic selection of independent shops and quirky eateries. A 1.5-mile uphill walk takes you to the magnificent Stock Ghyll Force waterfall, nestled in a wooded glade. This is a shady, tranquil spot and a great choice on a hot afternoon. For something to get the heart pumping, try the Fairfield Horseshoe. As well as the accomplishment of ticking off no less than eight mountain summits, you’ll also be rewarded with some absolutely jaw-dropping scenery.

This modern apartment has a bright and airy lounge, with spectacular views across rooftops to the dramatic fells. Sink into the reclining sofa or armchairs after a day of exploring to watch a good film on the Smart TV. The stylish kitchen/diner is equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher and has a lovely wooden dining table where you can enjoy mealtimes together whilst admiring the beautiful scenery. You can also access the private balcony from here. The property has two spacious king-size bedrooms, decorated in a calming, contemporary style. Both rooms boast large windows, filling the spaces with natural light, as well as ample storage. One of the bedrooms has a fantastic en-suite shower room with WC. The family bathroom completes the apartment and has a walk-in shower and WC.

The private balcony is accessed from the kitchen/diner. This is a peaceful spot to recharge with a morning coffee or reflect on the day over a glass of wine. You’ll also have access to the delightful, shared gardens. The apartment has a garage, which is ideal for storing bikes and also has space for one small car. There is also parking for one car in front of the garage, as well as a space in the shared parking area (first come, first served).


  • 2 king-size bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 en-suite with shower and WC, 1 bathroom with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Shared laundry facilities
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels not provided
  • Private balcony with table and chairs, access to shared garden
  • Off-road parking for 1 car on drive, additional space for 1 small car in garage. Parking for 1 car in shared parking area (first come first served).
  • Regret no pets
  • Storage for bikes available in garage
  • 0.5 miles to pubs, shops and restaurants


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Reviewed by Elizabeth 29th October 2021

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The apartment is in a great location as it's a short walk (down or up hill) from the centre of Ambleside and central for exploring the Lake District. The view from the picture windows was fabulous, and we never got tired of it! Being able to walk from the door to Stock Ghyll Force or up Wansfell for example was a bonus for us. It's a comfortable apRead moreartment with everything needed and we would recommend it. Hide


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The Lake District National Park is a superb choice for a holiday. If you love nature and the great outdoors, the Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful holiday destinations. Taking up the lion’s share of the north-western county of Cumbria, the region has been popular with visitors since Victorian times, and it’s the only place to find mountains in England. Peace and tranquillity characterise the wonderful Lake District, with 16 lakes, including England’s longest and deepest, there is much to see and do. Visit Coniston Water, Ullswater, Wast Water and Windermere for just a taste of what you can see in the Lake District National Park.

Small towns like Ambleside, Windermere, Hawkshead, Bowness-on-Windermere and Glenridding all make for great bases from which to relax and unwind between sojourns into the fantastic natural landscapes of the Lake District National Park. Wildlife and bird lovers can spot all kinds of lesser spotted species in situ, and walking trails reveal some of the very best vistas within English borders. To embellish the experience, you can enjoy some of the country’s cosiest pubs and restaurants, many found in picture-perfect locations.

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