All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With open fire and Smart TV.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Enter into a characterful open plan living area with kitchen/dining room. A favourite with many long-standing guests; Mallards sitting room boasts an exposed Lakeland stone wall, original wooden window shutters and an open fire for cooler evenings. The kitchen has all you need, complete with an electric cooker with halogen hob, microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There are two cosy bedrooms with comfortable mattresses and smart furniture. They overlook the wonderful views over the steppingstones towards Wansfell. The bathroom is ideal for long soaks after a hard day on the fells.
Outside the gardens are beautiful with garden furniture to enjoy alfresco living. This cottage is ideally located, a 20-minute walk finds you in the centre of the beautiful, historic town of Ambleside, one of the most popular towns in the Lake District and it boasts a wide selection of independent shops, pubs, restaurants, and a choice of two cinemas. Take a stroll to Waterhead Pier which dates back to 1845 and this is the gateway to ferries which can be taken to Bowness and Lakeside pier near Newby Bridge, Wray Castle and Brockhole Visitor Centre. If you would like to charter your own course across Windermere, motor and rowing boats are available to hire.
There is a huge range of outdoor adventure activities available around Ambleside and Windermere Lake ranging from abseiling and climbing to bushcraft and sailing. If you prefer less energetic pursuits, then Just a short walk from Ambleside is the National Trust owned Stagshaw Gardens. Covering about 8 acres, the gardens have a fine collections of rhododendrons and azaleas and ericaceous trees and shrubs or the impressive Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70 foot waterfall which may be viewed safely from a railed viewpoint. The Armitt Museum is a purpose-built home for a collection of books, manuscripts, water-colours, archaeological remains, geological specimens and assorted paraphernalia. It also houses an area dedicated to Beatrix Potter or you may prefer to visit the remains of Galava Roman Fort, and if that’s not enough to keep you busy, then Ambleside is the ideal base for exploring the rest of the Lake District. Beach 24½ miles. Pub and restaurant 2 miles.
In consultation with the owner Mallards (UKC5760) can be booked together with Waterside (UKC5757), Rivers Edge (UKC5758), Viewpoint (UKC5759) and Garden Cottage (UKC5761) to accommodate up to 18 guests.