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BIRCH COTTAGE Ambleside town outskirts, Sleeps 4 

A traditional cosy terraced cottage on 3 floors in a quiet secluded position above the town, with fine mountain views. Many original features. Full central heating. One double room and one twin. Well equipped kitchen/diner, lounge with gas fire, all comfortably furnished and equipped, CD, DVD, Sky TV. The bathroom has a bath with separate shower. Outside there is a small lawn with outdoor furniture. Open all year, private parking, regret no dogs.
THE GOOD LIFE COTTAGE COMPANY Agency, many locations
We have a selection of high quality cottages available in Elterwater, Hawkshead and Grasmere, sleeping from two to eleven people. Most are pet friendly. Whether you're looking for something cosy and romantic or whether you'd like something with all the modern conveniences, we'll find a place that suits your requirements. All cottages are equipped to a high standard.
LOUGHRIGG BROW - Loughrigg Suite Ambleside, town outskirts Sleeps 3  
A luxury second floor apartment offering high quality accommodation, part of Loughrigg Brow, a Grade II listed building, set in 10 acres of mature gardens with breathtaking views, within easy walking distance of the town. There is a modern kitchen with all facilities and main lounge with TV (Sky full package), DVD player and PS2. Two bedrooms - a king-size double with en-suite facilities and a smaller single bedroom (suitable only for a young child). Separate bathroom/toilet with bath and shower over. Steps lead down to the fully fitted kitchen which is open plan and has all the facilities you would want. Normally open all year. Gas, electricity, bedding, towels included.
HEATHER COTTAGE off town centre, Sleeps 4  
Explore the mountains and lakes from Heather Cottage. Many walks straight from the door. Short walk to shops, pubs, restaurants and cinemas in Ambleside centre. Longer walks along the valleys or climbing the mountains for spectacular views. Easy walk to Windermere lake for boating and cruising. One double and one twin room. Pets welcome. Easy off-road parking with turning area. View of Fairfield mountain range. Available any time of year. Ideal base for exploring the Lake District.
THE MOUNTING STEPS  Ambleside, Clappersgate, Sleeps 2 
The Mounting Steps Cottage is housed within a stunning slate building, a conversion of former stabling for the adjacent Victorian mansion. Approached via the original cobbled courtyard, the property spreads over three floors, with lake views from the highest point. A cosy romantic retreat, with four poster bed and whirlpool bath, the traditional property also benefits from private parking in front and a beautiful riverside garden. The cottage is full year-round, as active owner involvement ensures thoughtful attention to detail, resulting in many repeat booking from happy holidaymakers.
HEART OF THE LAKES Agency, many locations
a family run business offering a wide range of over 300 self catering properties ranging from cottages, flats, houses and farm houses, some old, some modern and something for every taste, but all within central Lakeland. All our cottages offer a comfortable base for exploration and relaxation including prime locations such as Ambleside, Grasmere, Keswick, the Langdale Valley, Bowness, Coniston and Hawkshead. Many of our customers return frequently and many come by recommendation. You will find our staff efficient and helpful and (because we know all our properties personally) able to help you select the best for your own holiday requirements.
HOLLY HOWE COTTAGE Ambleside, off town centre, Sleeps 6 
Traditional terraced cottage – 3 floors plus cellar. Overlooks Ambleside with excellent views to fells and a couple of minutes walk to centre of village. Separate sitting room, dining room and kitchen. 3 bedrooms – king-size, double and twin. Shower over bath. Washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, freezer, fridge, etc. Well equipped. Full central heating and 2 ‘coal imitation’ gas fires. Fuel costs included. Telephone for incoming and local calls. Garden with terraced area and summer-house. Parking for one car. Children welcome – cot and stairgate provided. Bed linen and towels provided. Up to 2 well behaved dogs also welcome. Open all year.
GALE HOUSE COTTAGE Ambleside, off town centre, Sleeps 5-6 
This cottage dates back to the 1800s. It is situated just 5 minutes walk from Ambleside town centre. Downstairs there is a good sized comfortable Dining-Lounge with TV, Video and Radio/CD player. There is a large double/family room with king-size bed and a 2ft-6in divan with ample room for a cot, also a twin room. The kitchen is well equipped with all appliances. The bathroom upstairs has a bath and a separate shower, there is also a good sized airing cupboard. Outside there is a small cobbled garden with a table and chairs and a variety of plants. One well behaved pet is welcome. Open all year. Private parking
STEPPING STONES Underloughrigg, Ambleside, rural, apartments
A beautiful historic Lakeland house set in 2 acres of landscaped gardens in an idyllic peaceful situation by the river Rothay, about one mile from Ambleside. It has uninterrupted views of open countryside and fell. The house was owned for 100 years by the Wordsworth family. There are four self catering apartments, each centrally heated with fully equipped kitchen and bathroom, tv. video and cd players. Three have one double bedroom, one has a double and a twin room. Three have open fires. There is ample private parking. Electricity, gas and bed linen included. Open all year.
TWEENWAYS Ambleside town centre, Two units, each sleeps 2 

Tweenways is a traditionally built Lakeland stone cottage, located just 5 minutes level minutes walk from all Ambleside's town centre amenities. The upper rooms have views of the village and surrounding fells. Two adjacent units are available, Tweenways Two which occupies two floors and Upper Tweenways, a cosy smaller first floor apartment. Each is well furnished and decorated to a very high standard with top quality fittings and furnishings. Many of its original features have been retained. There is full central heating. Bed linen, towels and electricity included. Each unit has off-road parking for one car
BROADRAYNE FARM COTTAGES Grasmere, village outskirts, Sleeps 2, 3,4 
on a superbly situated farm in the centre of the Lake District, 1 mile north of Grasmere village, with unspoilt mountain views all round. All accommodation is in traditional farm buildings which nestle round a picturesque farmyard and which have been lovingly restored and equipped with modern comforts. We have 3 luxury self-catering traditional Lakeland stone cottages here on the farm to let, the Lodge (sleeps 2), the Cottage (sleeps 3) and the Woolloft (sleeps 4). All are superbly appointed and equipped. Open all year. Private parking. Wi-fi. Regret no pets.
LAKELOVERS Agency, many locations
For the ultimate in holiday living Lakelovers have it all. Established over 31 years ago we pride ourselves on hand picking individual properties in unique locations, equipped to the highest standard to suit every taste and pocket. Our selection includes traditional Lakeland farmhouses set in the absolute heart of the Langdale Valley sleeping up to 14, steeped in character and oozing charm, to luxury modern apartments sleeping 2 complete with private tennis facilities and leisure complex. For your extra enjoyment and as an added bonus, we include free leisure club membership with every holiday.
STONE'S THROW Ambleside town centre, Sleeps 2 
Stone's Throw is a stylish romantic retreat for two, tucked away in a peaceful, gently elevated setting, yet literally a "stone's throw" from the town centre. The accommodation is all on ground level. The spacious lounge has patio doors out to the balcony and is beautifully furnished, with a woodburning stove for romantic evenings in. Open to the lounge is a modern kitchen with everything you need. The beautiful bedroom is a delight and the bathroom is something special. Owned by the same owners of nearby Elder Grove guest house, you are invited to use the internet services there or better still book your Cumbrian breakfast! Bed linen, towels, parking place, electricity, gas, all included
WYTHBURN APARTMENT Ambleside town centre, Sleeps 2 

Wythburn is a spacious self contained apartment within the main house, where the owners are normally available to offer any assistance. It has a private entrance. Situated in a quiet residential street, it is only two minute's walk from all Ambleside's town centre amenities. There is full central heating and private off-street parking. Modern, fully equipped kitchen, lounge/dining room, double bedroom. Weekly terms and short breaks may be available. Open all year, central heating, wi-fi, inclusive of bedding, towels and electricity.
BRYONY COTTAGE Ambleside, old town, Sleeps 2/3 
An attractive cottage, in a slightly elevated position giving views across the town to Loughrigg fell. It is warm, cosy and has modern fixtures and appliances, providing comfortable accommodation for 2/3 people. A neat patio area is situated at the rear of the property. Living room with flat screen TV & DVD player, dining table, gas fire, compact breakfast kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave. Upstairs there is one super king zip-linked bedded room - bed can be unzipped to create 2 singles if required, one small double with 4ft wide bed and bathroom/wc with small bath, shower over. Full central heating and a gas fire. Cooking is by electricity. Bed linen is included, not towels. Available all year
THE ROOKERY Ambleside, town centre, Sleeps 2-5 
Extremely popular, delightfully situated, modern cottages on the banks of Stock Ghyll, just yards from the centre of Ambleside yet in a peaceful, private courtyard with easy on-site parking. Accommodation in each comprises a double, a twin and a single bedded room. There is a large, well-equipped dining kitchen and good sized living room with balcony overlooking the river and outside seating. Gas central heating, high speed wi-fi, flat screen TV and BBQ areas. Pets welcome. Bed linen and towels are supplied. Open all year.
LILY TARN COTTAGE Ambleside, town centre. Sleeps 6

This traditional Lakeland stone cottage on 3 floors has been superbly refurbished for luxurious self catering. It is situated in a quiet street 3 minutes from all amenities. The upper floors have two king size double rooms and a twin room, with views to surrounding fells. There is a spacious bathroom, also separate shower room. The house is comfortable and beautifully appointed with superb soft furnishings and television and wi-fi. The cosy lounge has a wood burner, TV, DVD etc. The kitchen/dining room is fully equipped with all appliances. Parking by supplied permit for two cars. Open all year. Regret no pets or young children.
CUCKOO'S NEST Ambleside, town centre Sleeps 2  
is situated in Ambleside town centre, but in a quiet location isolated from the bustle outside. It offers peace and charm in a romantic setting for two. The accommodation is on two floors and consists of kitchen/dining area, lounge, bathroom and one double bedroom. Facilities include gas central heating, fully fitted kitchen (including dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster), bathroom with shower, Jacuzzi bath and hairdryer and lounge with TV, DVD and video player. Private parking and cycle storage are available and local health club membership is also offered. Prices are inclusive of gas, electricity, towels and bed linen. Open all year.
FERNLEIGH Ambleside town centre, Sleeps 5 

Fernleigh is a terraced house in traditional Lakeland stone on three floors, situated in a quiet street yet in the centre of Ambleside and just a step from all amenities. It has recently been extensively refurbished throughout to luxury standard. Two king size double rooms and one single. There is parking for two cars. The house is open all year, has full central heating and there is a small furnished patio area at the rear for al fresco eating. Children are welcome, also pets by prior arrangement.
BECK STEPS COTTAGE Grasmere, village centre, Sleeps 4 
Becksteps Cottage, opposite the village green in the centre of Grasmere, is a traditional terrace cottage offering first class self catering accommodation. Upstairs the master bedroom with king size bed has an en-suite shower room with wc. The second twin bedroom has its own shower room with wc. Downstairs the large lounge with oak floor has deep cushioned sofas around the open fire, oak dining table and window seats. The well equipped kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, gas cooker leads to an attractive furnished patio garden. The outbuildings provide storage for bikes and the tumble drier. The cottage is double glazed and gas centrally heated. Available all year. Pets considered by prior arrangement.
TODD CRAG HOUSE Clappersgate, Ambleside, Sleeps 4 
Todd Crag House is a spacious traditional gentleman's residence, the two floors having been converted into separate first class self catering accommodation. The two bedrooms have king sized beds, one with en suite shower and wc, the other with bathroom with shower over and second wc. The bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and well appointed with superb soft furnishings and televisions. The lounge has deep cushioned sofas, a Victorian fireplace flat screen TV. In addition there is a dining/sitting room with huge west facing bay window. The kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, electric cooker and microwave. Pets can be accommodated by prior arrangement.
 CRAG VIEW COTTAGE Ambleside off town centre, Sleeps 5 

Crag View is a charming end terrace cottage on three floors in an excellent location within two minutes walk of Ambleside town centre. It is very comfortable with good quality furnishings and decoration throughout. Downstairs there is an L shaped sitting room and dining area with a well equipped kitchen. The first floor has a double room, a single room and shower room with wc. A spiral staircase leads to the second floor where there is a large room containing two twin beds and an en-suite bathroom. All rooms have magnificent views. Towels and tea towels, gas and electricity are included.
AZALEA COTTAGE Clappersgate, Ambleside, Sleeps 2 
Azalea Cottage, on the outskirts of Ambleside, is the lodge in the grounds of a spacious traditional gentleman's residence. The lodge is at the southern foot of Loughrigg Fell. It is open all year, has full central heating and there is parking space for one car as well as a garden with patio and furniture for al fresco eating. Pets can be accommodated by prior arrangement. Sleeps two in a king size double. The kitchen is fully equipped with all you need.
CRAG HILL COTTAGE Skelwith Bridge, Sleeps 4 
This charming cottage is situated in an idyllic location and set in its own grounds with frontage to the River Brathay. It is close to the well known Skelwith Bridge hotel and bar. Full central heating, furnished patio, superb kitchen, large lounge/dining room with Sky TV, DVD, Wifi, and spacious conservatory. Bedrooms either two doubles or double and twin (zip link). Ample private parking. Open all year. Children welcome (cot available) and dogs welcome by prior arrangement.
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WOODSIDE COTTAGE Ambleside, town outskirts, Sleeps 4 
Woodside Cottage is located alongside the award-winning The Fisherbeck. It has one master bedroom suite with king size bed and en-suite shower room, a second twin/double bedroom and separate full bathroom. There is a lounge, dining and kitchen space, and gas central heating throughout. The kitchen is fully equipped and the lounge, with fireplace, overlooks the gardens of the hotel with lovely views towards Loughrigg Fell. A private garden area has a garden table and chairs. The lounge and both bedrooms have colour TV's. Parking is available in the adjoining hotel car park. Open all year.
Boden HoweBODEN HOWE Ambleside, town centre, Sleeps 4 
A traditional Lakeland house, on three floors, literally a stone's throw from Ambleside's plethora of shops, pubs and eating places. It has been modernised and refurbished using high quality fittings and furnishings throughout and is personally maintained by the owners who live locally and are on hand to offer any help or advice you may need. Open all year, bookings Saturday to Saturday, fuel and bedding included, also complementary admission to The Salutation Leisure Club (less than 100 mtrs away). Regret no pets or children under 12. There is secure private parking close by.
WHEELWRIGHTS SELF-CATERING COTTAGES Agency, many locations
For over 25 years, we have been letting some of the best self-catering cottages in the Lake District, all of which are set in stunning scenery around the Langdale valleys, Grasmere, Ambleside, Hawkshead and Coniston. Based in the picturesque village of Elterwater, Great Langdale, we have a number of cottages, with more situated in Chapel Stile further up the valley. Whether you are wanting a romantic short break or a really good family holiday, do give us a call to discuss your requirements. As a small company, we pride ourselves on our personal service and ability to find you just the right cottage for all occasions.
ANGELA'S COTTAGE Ambleside, old town, Sleeps 2 
Angela`s Cottage is situated in a peaceful part of Old Ambleside, yet only 3 minutes walk from the village centre. The property is an 18th century, recently renovated cottage adjacent to the owner`s house. With oak beam ceilings, cosy inglenook fireplace and great views, the cottage offers attractive single storey accommodation. Sitting Room with a well-equipped kitchen area, shower room and comfortable bedroom with the option of a large Super King bed or twin beds. French Windows to a paved patio which overlooks the garden All linen, duvets, towels fuel and power included. There is parking in the lane outside for one car. Wi-fi connection
LANGDALE COTTAGES Elterwater, Langdale, Sleeps 2 & 10 
Luxurious self-catering holiday cottages with fine views across the fields to the fells. It is an exceptional property, which is comfortably furnished throughout. The main house has large kitchen with breakfast bar and all appliances, living/dining room with Sky TV, hi-fi system, plus separate sitting room with two folding beds and TV. Upstairs there is one en-suite double room with portable TV, additional double room, two twin rooms and two bathrooms. The 3 Star Garden Cottage within the grounds sleeps 2. It shares the parking area and is equipped to the same high standard as Meadow Bank itself, to create a cosy open-plan cottage for two.
ORCHARD HOUSE APARTMENT Ambleside, town centre, sleeps 2 or 4
This apartment, overlooking the town centre, is bookable by the day (minimum 2). It is modern, tastefully furnished, with one twin and one double room, both en-suite, plus lounge/diner/kitchen, and a lovely garden and furnished patio with fine views over the town to Loughrigg. Electricity, heating, bedding and towels included in price. Open all year. No pets. Off street parking.
RIVERSIDE STUDIO APARTMENT Ambleside Town centre, Sleeps 2 

Comfortable, newly furnished and decorated studio apartment for two, only 2 minutes walk from all amenities. Basement studio, with use of patio having superb views and shared with the owners. The living/bedroom area has double bed, settee, armchair, TV and video and coffee table, selection of books, games and videos. Adjoining the living room is a dining area and small kitchen, equipped with electric cooker, microwave, fridge, toaster. Central heating, hot water and electricity are included, also towels and bed linen. The bathroom has shower over the bath, with further built-in cupboard space opposite. Well behaved dogs welcome by prior arrangement. Open all year
 BONNIE COTTAGE Ambleside town centre, Sleeps 5 
a charming terrace cottage on three floors in a quiet residential street, two minutes' level walk from Ambleside town centre. High quality renovation, furnishings and decoration throughout. Downstairs there is a well equipped kitchen/dining room and separate cosy lounge. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms - a king size double, standard double and a single room plus a bathroom and a shower room. Views over the fells. Open all year, bedding, gas and electricity are included. One dog by prior arrangement.
THE OLD FARMHOUSE Hawkshead, village outskirts. Sleeps 2-6 
A delightful detached period farmhouse, with traditional interiors including beamed ceilings and oak panelling. Carefully modernised the provide high quality accommodation within easy walking distance of the the village. Modern kitchen with all facilities and lounge with TV and DVD player. Two double bedrooms (one en-suite) and one twin. Separate bathroom/toilet with shower. Open all year. Private parking. All fuel and bedding included. Well behaved dogs welcome.
NORTHSYKE Ambleside town centre, Sleeps 4+ 
North Syke is a very pretty, cosy, traditional Lakeland stone cottage in a quiet secluded position, with an open fire in the living room and oak beams in most rooms. There is a well equipped kitchen with a separate dining area and a comfortable and spacious lounge with an open fire. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one double and the other with twin beds convertible to double There is a small garden with table and chairs. Gas and power, linen and towels, parking permit for nearby public car park all included, logs/coal extra. Open all year. Children welcome (cot available) and dogs welcome by prior arrangement.
JUNIPER COTTAGE off Ambleside town centre, Sleeps 2  

Explore the mountains and lakes from Juniper Cottage. Many walks straight from the door. Short walk to shops, pubs, restaurants and cinemas in Ambleside centre. Longer walks along the valleys or climbing the mountains for spectacular views. Easy walk to Windermere lake for boating and cruising. Sleeps 2 (double bed). Pets welcome. Easy off-road parking with turning area. Available any time of year. Ideal base for exploring the Lake District.
SEATHWAITE COTTAGE Ambleside, rural, sleeping 6 or 9 
A spacious cottage of immense charm and character delightfully situated in an idyllic location on the slopes of Wansfell, about a mile above Ambleside. Traditionally built, with exposed beams, there is a master suite plus double and twin rooms, and superb views across Loughrigg to Langdale from the terraced garden. Fully equipped to provide superior accommodation, TV and DVD. Open all year, parking for two/three cars, pets by prior arrangement.
THE LAKELANDS Ambleside, Town centre, apartments
Lakelands, overlooking the town centre, offers several superb apartments for self catering holidays. All are tastefully furnished with high quality and comfort in mind. There are studio apartments, one and two bedroom apartments, sleeping 2, 4 or 6. Some have balconies with lovely views of the surrounding fells. All have access to our private swimming pool, sauna and steam room. We provide all bed linen, towels and pool towels. Beds are made up for your arrival. There are laundry facilities available on site at very reasonable cost.. Gas and electricity not included. Open all year.
ABOVE STOCK Ambleside, Town centre, Sleeps 4 
Above Stock is a two floor apartment over an interesting gift shop, with its own entrance. It is centrally placed with easy access to the Fells and all amenities. It sleeps four in one king-size double and one twin room. There is also space for a cot in a small separate room. It is comfortable and fully equipped, with full central heating. A parking permit is available for the main car park, about 100 yards away. It is open all year, with weekly bookings from Saturday to Saturday; short breaks may be available during quiet periods.
WILWYN COTTAGE Ambleside, town centre, Sleeps 3 

in a terrace of 4 small cottages in a picturesque quiet corner of old Ambleside, the cottage is modernized, well furnished and decorated. It shares a pleasant garden with the other properties with its own patio area. Accommodation downstairs consists of a lounge and a kitchen/dining room. The kitchen has all appliances and equipment. In the lounge there is a woodburning stove and TV. Upstairs is a double and a single room plus shower room with wash basin and WC. There is full central heating. Parking is available for one small/medium sized car and there is safe storage for 2 bikes. Gas, electricity and bedding are all included.
HILLCREST  Ambleside, old town, Sleeps 2 
Traditional stone listed Lakeland cottage, handily placed for walking, climbing, boating, shopping with nearby local bars and restaurants. Hillcrest Cottage sleeps two sharing a double bedroom with built in oak wardrobes, a valted beamed ceiling, views over the gardens and cottages of Ambleside. Cosy sitting room with traditional polished green slate floor with underfloor heating and a fine old cast iron range with open fire. Fully equipped kitchen with gas oven, cooker hood, dishwasher and fridge. Generously proportioned bathroom with a quality four piece white suite, corner shower and oval bath. Available all year, no pets, parking for one car
CLARE COTTAGE  Ambleside, town centre, Sleeps 6 
Traditional stone 3 storey terrace Lakeland cottage, close to all amenities. Sleeps up to six in two double (one ensuite) and one twin rooms. Fully refurbished and modernised 2014, delightful fully equipped kitchen and spacious living/dining area. Full central heating and wood burner. Available all year, no pets or children under 12, two on-street parking permits supplied. All linen, gas and electricity included
GROVE COTTAGES   Ambleside, rural, Sleeps 2, 4, 6 8 
Five cottages and farmhouse located at Grove Farm above the town about a mile from the town. Each has been lovingly converted from a traditional Lakeland barn. Guests are invited to relax in the secluded gardens, or explore the farm and its' wildlife. Each cottage is tastefully furnished to a very high standard and comprehensively equipped to meet 4 & 5 star standards. We have a pedigree Galloway herd and Cheviot ewes on our 200 acres and we welcome visitors' interest in our farm work. Open all year. Children welcome, no pets. Wi-fi
LANGDALE VIEW Chapel Stile, Sleeps 2-6 

A modern terraced house at the small village of Chapel Stile, gateway to the famous Great Langdale valley and the Langdale Pikes. Ambleside 5 miles. One double room, one twin and one bunkroom. Well equipped kitchen, spacious lounge/dining room, all comfortably furnished and equipped. CD, DVD, Sky TV. The bathroom has a bath with shower over. Outside there is a small patio with lovely views. Open all year, private parking, regret no dogs.
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