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Ambleside

A vibrant town surrounded by magnificent Lakeland Fells, by the shores of Windermere.

As a gateway to the stunning Langdale Valley, Ambleside is a magnet for visitors seeking a relaxing break or outdoor enthusiasts looking for a challenge. Offering easy access to a wide range of activities, including water sports, walking, climbing and cycling, Low Wood Watersports and Activity Centre caters for all tastes and abilities.

Unsurprisingly, Ambleside is known to many as the walking capital of South Lakeland and is abound with routes, from lakeside strolls to gruelling fells. For a less challenging walk, Loughrigg Terrace provides breathtaking views over Grasmere and Rydal Water, while Jenkin Crag provides the perfect spot for a romantic picnic.

The fells just west of the town offer a great introduction to cycling in the Lakes, while those looking for a more strenuous ride should try the bridleway that links Ambleside with Troutbeck. Located in the town is the iconic Bridge House; one of the most photographed spots in the Lakes. There are also lots of wonderful literary and artistic heritage here which can be explored in the town''s galleries and museums and a plethora of specialist shops selling everything from outdoor equipment to local art and crafts; look out for the Made in Cumbria logo to show you are supporting the local craftsmen.

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  • Oak Cottage

    Kirkstone near Ambleside

    Grade
    4
    4
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123293
    Nestling high up on the Kirkstone overlooking the tranquil Stockghyll Valley, Ambleside and Lake Windermere, Oak Cottage is picturesquely situated on a 2700 acre traditional working Lakeland farm. Originally the old farmhouse, this 18th Century, well equipped accommodation retains many original features including low oak beams, farmhouse doors and a spice cupboard. The warm cosy, farmhouse is sure to make you feel relaxed and away from it all. With far reaching, spectacular views in every direction, Oak Cottage is idyllically situated for you to enjoy the magnificent walks which are available right from your doorstep. Highland cattle and Herdwick sheep graze and wonder freely on the surrounding farmland and Buzzards can be seen soaring above. An ideal spot for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. The dark clear night skies are perfect for star gazing too.

    This property can be booked together with Willow Cottage (CC123284), The Nest (CC123290) and Hazel Cottage (CC123280) to accommodate up to 12 guests. Ideal for parties or weddings, you can even land a helicopter in the grounds!

    Ground Floor: The property has electric heating and comprises:
    Lounge: Beamed with wood burner and 28" Freeview TV.
    Dining room: With beams.
    Kitchen: With tiled floor, electric cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
    Bedroom 1: With single bed.

    First Floor: Bedroom 2: With double bed (for alternative sleeping).
    Bedroom 3:
    With double bed.
    Bedroom 4: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    All electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack. Shared courtyard. ¼ acre of grounds. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply from a spring. No children under 12 years. NB: access via a rough track.

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  • Bonnie Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    5
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: CC123211
    Bonnie Cottage, just off the very heart of popular Ambleside, is a home for all seasons, perfect for a spring or summer break with an abundance of walks from the door, the local park, putting green and tennis courts just round the corner. Autumn and winter enable you to see Lakeland bathed in a collage of Autumn colours, the streets of Ambleside twinkling throughout November and December by way of the Christmas lights display and to enjoy cosy evenings cuddled around the log burning stove at Bonnie Cottage. This charming, contemporary cottage, great for a romantic break away, is perfectly presented offering up to the minute styling and facilities whilst retaining a good deal of character. Bonnie Cottage has everything you could possibly need for your self catering holiday, a good kitchen for those cooks among you wrapped around the central dining area setting the scene for a social evening meal after a day sightseeing or walking. On three floors and with two contemporary bathrooms, the flexible accommodation at Bonnie Cottage makes it ideal for the smaller family or two couples and with the owners happy for you to bring your pet, every member of the family can join in the fun.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wood burning stove (fuel not provided), digital TV and DVD.
    Dining/Kitchen: With electric oven and stainless steel hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave.
    Counter top freezer available.

    First Floor: Bathroom: With bath, hand shower attachment, wash basin and WC.
    Shower Room: With shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
    Bedroom 1: With king size bed. 

    Second Floor: Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included. Fuel is not supplied for the wood burning stove. Cot and highchair available. Wifi available.Outside: Parking via permit on street for one car. Enclosed paved courtyard with furniture.

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  • 4 Broomriggs

    Hawkshead

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    3
    Ref: CC123286
    With amazing lake and mountain views, this fabulous ground floor apartment is within a quintessential English country estate. The estate comprises 37 acres of formal and natural gardens and woodland complete with superb private lake frontage with the use of two rowing boats with lifejackets provided (by arrangement with the owner and at own risk). This holiday home forms part of a magnificent original gentlemen’s residence, built at the turn of the last century and designed in the arts and crafts style. Within the grounds is where you will find many vantage points within the vast acreage, where hidden pathways lead to more and more magic. Nearby Hawkshead is teeming with life, having cobbled streets, excellent eating out spots and country pubs, and the village store is open until 8pm. Nearby Sawrey boasts The Tower Bank Arms, once owned by Beatrix Potter and featured in her books, serving delicious food and real ales. This picturesque retreat proudly stands in this enviable peaceful position and makes for a perfect holiday at any time of the year. Claife Heights is also easily accessible, located behind the property and through the woods.
    4 Broomriggs has a sweeping private drive flanked by woodland and rhododendron dells which leads to ample parking, gaze at that view from the terrace and enter via the side entrance hall which leads to number 4. A private entrance hall leads to the magnificent living/dining room with true picture bay window, commanding the panoramic lake and mountain views. This relaxing space was the original reading room and displays a wall of oak panelling around the fireplace. Also admiring that stunning view is the king size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment. The neat kitchen is just off the living space and the communal laundry room. There is a twin and single bedroom both with en-suite shower rooms. There is a resident manager who keeps the beautiful grounds in "tip-top" shape. As you wander through the gardens and down the sweeping driveway through rhododendron groves to the private lake frontage, keep your eyes open for wildlife, you might see deer, red squirrels and a wide variety of birds. Pub 0.5 Mile, shops 1 Mile and restaurants 1 Mile.

    Ground Floor: Living Room/dining: Large with electric coal-effect fire, 36" Free view TV and DVD player.
    Kitchen: With tiled floor, electric oven, hob and fridge.
    Bedroom 1: With king size bed, views and en-suite with bath and toilet.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

    Oil central heating all oil, electricity, bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot and high chair. Shared laundry room. Wi-Fi. . Large, shared, lawned garden with patio, terrace and furniture. Access to 37 acres of landscaped grounds with pitch ’n’ putt course, patio, terrace and furniture. Coarse fishing on Esthwaite Water - licence required. Parking for 3 cars. Please note: 5 steps and lake in grounds.

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  • Badger Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: CC123115
    Badger Cottage is located in a small development of modern town houses in a quiet location above the ever popular town of Ambleside. The cottage is ideal for walking on the fells or by the lakes, cycling, shopping or simply relaxing. A host of restaurants and bars are all within a short stroll of the cottage.
    Badger Cottage has undergone a major transformation in recent times and now offers super accommodation, comfortable for guests yet friendly to the environment with the use of hi-spec insulation, double glazing and numerous energy saving devices wherever possible throughout.

    Ground Floor: Gas centrally heated, Badger Cottage briefly comprises:
    Entrance Hall leading to:-
    Open Plan Dining lounge: With deep cushioned leather sofas, living flame electric stove, TV, DVD and quality Hi-Fi. Good selection of DVD’s and CD’s for guests use.
    Kitchen: With Bosch oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine and larder fridge.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bedroom.
    Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
    Bedroom 3: Single bedroom.
    Bathroom: With power shower over bath, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included.Small lawned garden to the front of the house with an elevated area of garden to the rear, not suitable for children. Private garage parking 15m from the cottage although parking is available outside the property to unload.

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  • Hill Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123265
    Ambleside is the perfect choice for a self catering break at any time of the year as it provides a great selection of interesting restaurants and takeaways to suit every palate and pocket. The village is awash with interesting and historic buildings. The Bridge House said to be the most photographed building in the whole of the Lake District. Of course, views from the village towards the surrounding fells are great but venture onto the low level slopes of Loughrigg for example and you’ll see Ambleside and majestic Lake Windermere at their very best.
    Slightly elevated above this popular tourist resort yet only a three minute walk into Ambleside sits Hill Cottage, a modern take on a country cottage offering quality facilities for the smaller party. Up to the minute styling and modern fittings ensure your every comfort and with a huge living space and two good bathrooms, luxury linen on all beds, the accommodation is very flexible ensuring you can all get up and ready with the least amount of fuss, get on your walking boots and head to the hills! And Hill Cottage offers Wi-Fi access so you can even check the forecast before you set off.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    External steps leading to porch and directly into open plan...
    Lounge/Dining area: With feature fire, Freeview TV/DVD and i-Pod docking station with radio.
    Kitchen: Wrapped in granite with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and fridge freezer.
    Sun room: With a small table and seating for two.
    Cloakroom: With wash basin and WC.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With single bed.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Bedroom 3: Master room with king size bed and en-suite with shower over bath, wash basin and WC.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi access available. Z-bed with linen available (for flexibility of sleeping arrangements).Off road parking for 2 cars. Patio to the front and enclosed patio garden to the rear with furniture provided. NB: the rear garden has several steps up to a green house.

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  • Brookfield

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123156
    Ambleside is a year round holiday destination. Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, the scenery is ever changing with the seasons, from the rich colours of Autumn, to the lush green backdrop of the fells in Spring. The magnificent Fairfield Horseshoe, Loughrigg and Wansfell are easily accessed form the cottage, although ample opportunities for level walks are also available, Rothay Park being only a two minute walk from the door. Not forgetting the plentiful shops, bars and restaurants whatever time of the year you choose to visit, Ambleside has something to offer everyone and benefits from being situated in the heart of the English Lake District. Furnished and decorated in a contemporary style, the house exudes an air of light and calm, with neutral wall colours and co-ordinating furnishings throughout. The modern fittings have been successfully combined with the original features of traditional fireplaces and stone flagged floors and much use has been made of natural materials. In the heart of this popular village, Brookfield is ideally located for those who wish to ’explore from the door’, with little use of the car.

    Ground Floor: Living/dining room: Open plan, well equipped room with comfortable seating, feature fireplace with open fire, flat screen LCD TV with DVD player, CD/Hi-Fi, telephone for incoming calls and large dining table.
    Kitchen: Fitted with modern units and breakfast bar, integrated fridge, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven and hood and a microwave with grill.
    Lower Ground Floor:
    Utility/games room: With sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer and ample storage for outdoor gear.
    Games room: with table football, hockey, tennis, skittles, pool, chess, draughts and darts.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: King size double bedroom with co-ordinating furnishings.
    Bathroom 1: Fully tiled bathroom with electric shower over bath,toilet and heated towel rail.
    Bathroom 2: Fully tiled bathroom with electric shower over bath,toilet and heated towel rail.

    Second Floor: Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and enjoying views over Wansfell, Fairfield and the village centre.
    Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom with fitted wardrobes and views over Loughrigg.

    Gas central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Cot and high chair available. Telephone available for incoming calls only.

    Stairs leading to utility/games room are steep with a handrail.Outside there is an enclosed paved area with patio furniture and use of shed for bikes. (Rear entrance via path allows easy access for bikes and walkers). Parking on street by way of permit with further permit available for use on main car park around the corner. Brookfield is next door to Cairn Cottage (CC123153). NB: the property will only accept 6 guests in total - this includes babes in arms.

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  • Wansfell Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123222
    Wansfell Cottage, in the very heart of Ambleside, presents as a rather typical Lakeland stone cottage from the exterior yet, once over the threshold, offers a contemporary designed interior that flows beautifully throughout, blending effortlessly with original and traditional features such as local slate flooring and a stunning feature wall, exposed during the recent refurbishment and now home to the grand wood burning stove that sits on its hearth. The modern colour scheme is beautifully married with perfectly chosen soft furnishings and accessories in each of the rooms and great thought has been taken to provide stylish yet practical bath and shower rooms and fully fitted kitchen.
    A very comfortable and convenient base, Wansfell Cottage has a host of excellent restaurants, shops and bars all within minutes walk from the property. Ambleside has a wealth of attractions for wet or dry weather, pitch and put, mini golf and the new indoor climbing wall giving holidaymakers from the age of 5 upwards the chance to experience rock climbing in a supervised environment.

    Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Entrance.
    Dining room: With modern Hi-fi and i-pod dock.
    Lounge: With leather seating, wall mounted TV and DVD and wood burning stove (fuel available locally).
    Kitchen: With traditional Lakeland slate floor, dual fuel range, fridge/freezer with water dispenser, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. 

    Second Floor: Bedroom 2: With king size bed.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds with some limited head room.

    All electric and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair available. Wi-fi access availableOutside: Small yard to the rear, ideal for bikes. Bench seating to front. Parking on street via permit, and additional permit for use on nearby SLDC car parks (nearest one being King Street, Ambleside).

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  • Graystones Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: CC123253
    Graystones Cottage is an attractive, mid-terraced cottage enjoying a very central location just behind the village centre of Ambleside. All the delights of this popular tourist hot spot can be enjoyed from the doorstep and tempting views of the local fell range can be enjoyed from the dormers on the second floor. A gentle, level stroll will bring you to Waterhead Pier where you will find the famous Windermere Lake Steamers offering the chance to cruise across to Bowness or Lakeside whilst taking in some more of the areas stunning scenery.

    This two-storey Lakeland cottage has undergone a major transformation and now provides comfortable, contemporary accommodation with excellent facilities, including that all important wood burner, for up to six guests and your dog. A great deal of thought has been given to providing a real home from home here at Graystones Cottage. Good quality beds dressed in crisp cotton linens guarantee a restful night’s sleep after a day on the fells or sightseeing, and excellent facilities in the stylish kitchen/dining room, ensure that meal times are never a chore.

    Graystones Cottage can be booked together with Bowfell (UK1002), which is situated on the same street, to accommodate up to 12 guests.

    Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wood burner, TV, DVD player, Blu-ray and iPod dock.
    Kitchen/dining room: With traditional slate floor, electric double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
    Utility room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and storage space.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed and fell views.
    Bathroom: With underfloor heating, bath, shower, WC and heated towel rail.
    Wet room: With underfloor heating, walk-in shower, WC and heated towel rail.

    Second Floor: Bedroom 2: With queen size bed and fell views.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds and fell views.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included. Fuel for wood burner available locally. Travel cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi.Enclosed courtyard with furniture. Parking permit . Cycle store. No smoking.

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  • Cornerstones

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: CC123138
    Ambleside is certainly a tourist hot spot due to its central Lakes location, enjoying a fantastic array of specialist shops and excellent facilities for dining out. Cornerstones is situated in the centre of the village, handy for all your holiday needs. Carefully renovated, Cornerstones offers high quality accommodation in a traditional style and has been sympathetically restored to maintain its character features, including slate floors, original pine woodwork and a welcoming woodburning stove.

    Ground Floor: With gas central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With woodburning stove (fuel not provided), TV, video, DVD and CD/Hi-Fi.
    Kitchen/diner: With excellent range of units including gas hob, electric double oven and grill, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.
    Utility room: With washer/dryer and freezer and useful hanging space for walking gear.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with pine furniture and pretty fabrics en-suite with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
    Bedroom 2: Bunk bedroom with full size bunks, pine furniture and pretty fabrics.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

    Second Floor: Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom decorated in fresh, modern colours with ample storage.

    All gas, electric and bed linen included. Fuel for the wood burner not supplied. Cot and highchair available. Wifi internet access available.Small patio to the rear of the property. 2 parking permits available one for on street on Compston Street and the other for all SLDC car parks.

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  • The Bay Cottage

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    3
    Ref: CC123270
    Ambleside offers a wealth of attractions and activities for the first or returning visitor and being mostly on the level, is very accessible to all. Whether you walk, cycle or simply walk the dog, you’ll be spoiled for choice by the fantastic array of low and high level ambles available right from the door step and equally pampered by the wide selection of shopping, restaurants and bars on hand – why not try The Lakeside Inn, just 20 yards from the property for a hearty meal, reasonably priced pint and 180 degree view of Windermere?

    Within a hop, skip and jump of the water’s edge, The Bay Cottage enjoys a super location for a Lake District self-catering break at any time of the year and with three good bedrooms and equal number of bathrooms, the accommodation is ideal for either three couples or the larger family. The spacious lounge, arranged around the open fireplace, the perfect spot for the dog, offers a cosy atmosphere for an out of season break and with all the bedrooms having TV and Wi-Fi access, everyone can enjoy their own peaceful haven to chill, relax and unwind, exactly how holidays should be.

    Ground Floor: The Bay Cottage has gas central heating and briefly comprises:
    Entrance from rear onto ground floor with...
    Lounge room: with large TV, DVD and open fire (fuel available locally).
    Boot room: with washer/dryer.
    Cloakroom: with handbasin and WC.
    Kitchen: with dishwasher, electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer.
    Middle Floor:
    Bedroom 1
    : With double bed, vanity sink and TV.
    Dining room: with gas fireplace.
    Shower room: with cubicle, hand basin and WC.

    First Floor: Bedroom 2: With king size bed, TV, seating area and en-suite with shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
    Bedroom 3: With double bed, TV, shower cubicle, WC and vanity unit.

    All gas, electric and bed linen provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi available.Outside: private parking for one small car with further unrestricted parking available close by.

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  • Hollybrook - The Falls

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123128
    Hollybrook is only 5 minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside with many fell walks available from the doorstep. The house is situated off a private road at the entrance to the renowned ’Falls Development’ at Stockghyll, an area of pretty woodland and tumbling waterfalls cascading from Red Screes down to Ambleside Village and the Lake below. The Falls are a superb base for local, country and woodland walks with Ambleside Village a short stroll away and Langdale Pike within 4 miles. Offering a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, Ambleside still retains its unique village atmosphere in the heart of the Lake District.
    Hollybrook is a well appointed property providing spacious accommodation for up to 6 adults, with the Stockghyll river running along the edge of the garden. There are several outdoor seating/eating areas two of which are covered.

    Ground Floor: The accommodation is gas centrally heated, decorated and furnished to a high standard and is elevated above the Stockghyll Beck and comprises:
    Entrance porch and hall leading to:
    Dining/lounge:  Sony 40" full HD TV with Sky plus and sky sports, DVD, free Wi-Fi internet access, remote control gas coal effect fire. A solid oak dining table and chairs is situated by French windows which lead onto a raised balcony with covered seating and woodland views.
    Dining/kitchen: Fitted kitchen with AEG double electric oven, hob,  dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and breakfast bar.
    Conservatory: With seating and coffee table and views of the rear garden.
    Utility room: Room length worktop plus sink, with washing machine, tumble dryer ideal for drying walking gear. Broom cupboard and table and chairs.  Door to conservatory.
    Bedroom 1: Twin bedroom to the front of the property with pine furniture.
    Shower room:  With large Mira corner shower, hand basin, WC and shaving socket.

    First Floor: Master bedroom: With king size bed, Panasonic 32" Smart TV, ample clothing storage space and views to Stockghyll and Loughrigg Fell.
    Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom with pine furniture and views of the rear garden.
    Bathroom:  With large bath and shower, hand basin, WC and shaving socket.

    All gas, electric and bed linen is included. Cot and high chair available.Outside: To the front of the property is a large sun terrace with table and seating plus well stocked garden. There is ample parking for up to 3 vehicles by the house/garage.

    The side of the property houses the largest covered seating area plus an ’Outback’ gas BBQ and safe lockable units for storage of pushchairs/pushbikes etc. From the fenced - in rear garden there are clear views to the East of lower Stockghyll waterfalls and Loughrigg Fell to the West. The patio is large and flat with ample space for toddlers to ride their toys. It also has a garden swing seat and a picnic dining table for ’al fresco’ dining.

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  • 1 The Knoll

    Ambleside

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CC123182
    The Knoll was commissioned by Harriet Martineau in 1847, a formidable Victorian political economist, feminist and campaigner, whom came to Ambleside to convalesce. In Ambleside she found a different world. "The mountains, by their conservative influence," she says, "have here hedged in a piece of old English life, such as is to be found nowhere else within the island. Martineau wrote the most influential of the guides to the Lake District. In her typical and thorough fashion she had, in a few months, driven everywhere and checked everything in order to supply the busy tourist with all the information they needed. But it is this journal of her first year in her new-found home that offers her finest descriptive writing. The scenery is new to her. Her daily walks and excursions reveal new delights and she writes about what she sees with the enthusiasm of someone who has found their paradise. But there was much to attract her. The scenery drew forth ecstatic descriptions from her: " the stream , the Stock, goes leaping, gurgling and gushing down, overhung by trees and tormented by rocks in its channel, till it passes under the road."
    When she decided to make her home here, she advisedly chose a site on a knoll, a small hillock near the river with commanding views across the valley. Harriet designed The Knoll, employing local tradesmen to create what her friend "Wordsworth described as being ’the wisest step of her life, for the value of the property will be doubled in ten years’. In Ambleside she found a different world. "The mountains, by their conservative influence," she says, "have here hedged in a piece of old English life, such as is to be found nowhere else within the island. Harriet began the most productive writing years of her life in Ambleside, inspired by the beautiful views from The Knoll and by the visitors that attended, established writers themselves. It is said that Harriet often entertained her companions by holding annual tea and dinner parties, whereby each guest would plant two trees in the grounds, the gardens now lush with firs and other species planted by the likes of Wordsworth and Coleridge and the Bronte sisters. The gardens are now formed by a wood to the side of the property and a beautiful woodland garden to the front with many colourful ericaceous trees and plants.There is a patio outside the Conservatory plus four further patios/seating areas in the gardens below, one being equipped with a large BBQ and a corner seat plus further garden seating/sofas to the other areas.
    The interiorof The Knoll is very grand and demonstrates such a keen eye for detail and design. The current owner has taken great care to furnish the building with quality pieces and rich colours and fabrics to inspire her 21st Century guests, although never far from mind, is the greatly admired Harriet, without whom this wonderful holiday home would never exist. Now a grade II listed building, the interior of the knoll with its grand sweeping staircase, bold colourful design and sumptuous furnishings reflect the property’s history and tradition.
    For guests at the knoll the location benefits from both beautiful views towards Loughrigg, feeling in the heart of the lakeland countryside, but just a few minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside where you will find shops, restaurants and bars within a 5 minute stroll.
    There is a garage plus 2 further parking spaces to the front of the knoll, but many guests decide to leave their car for the duration of their stay and enjoy the many walks that are accessible from the property.
    1 The Knoll which forms part of Harriet Martineau’s Former residence comprises:

    Ground Floor: The Knoll, has gas fired central heating and comprises a wonderfully comfortable home from home, comprising:
    Grand entrance hallway leading to:-
    Lounge: with beautiful bay window overlooking Loughrigg, accommodating a dining area. A large ornate fireplace with real flame gas fire, Smart TV with full catch up TV and DVD player, guests can link in their own Netflix account.
    Conservatory: with underfloor heating in the heart of the gardens with a further dining table, comfortable seating and TV.
    Kitchen: Fully fitted well equipped kitchen with built in oven, second combination/microwave oven, gas hob, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
    Cloakroom: With WC and hand basin.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with king size bed, built in wardrobe, Smart TV/DVD and window seat with views towards Loughrigg. En suite with ’heritage’ shower cubicle, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed with views towards Loughrigg, TV/DVD.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds and TV/ DVD.
    Bathroom: With quality ’heritage’ fittings comprising bath, separate shower, hand basin and WC.

    All gas, electric and quality bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Wifi available.Outside: Large gardens, wooded area, patios with seating and BBQ.
    Please note: Due to the layout of the ornate gardens, this property is only suitable for either ’babes in arms’ or children over the age of 6 years old, unless strictly supervised.

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