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Seathwaite Cottage

View from the top patio across the rooftop to Langdales
24 reviews
View from the top patio across the rooftop to Langdales
Rear of the cottage, windows to lounge and 3rd bedroom
Lovely lounge with views onto the garden.
Lounge area
Dining area off lounge
Kitchen with every modern convenience.  Gas hob, electric fan oven
Dining room seating 9 at antique farmhouse table, window to garden
Christmas at Seathwaite Cottage, inner hall
Main bedroom - king size draped 4 poster bed
Main king size bed - master bedroom suite, beautiful cruck construction
Sitting/dressing area to master suite
Sitting/dressing area to master suite - velux looking over the fells
New King size Walnut antique bed and canopy to 2nd bedroom
King size bed - spacious 2nd bedroom
Beautiful draped canopy in 2nd king size bedroom
Beautiful mirror now in 2nd bedroom
Twin bedroom - 3rd bedroom overlooking the beautiful terraced garden
Ground floor king size 4 poster bed - 4th bedroom
Ground floor single bedroom - 5th bedroom
Ground floor single bedroom - 5th bedroom
Luxurious family bathroom, bath, wc, washbowl and corner shower cubicle
Family bathroom with curved shower cubicle
Large ensuite shower room to master suite
Ensuite shower room
Original beams in  ensuite shower room
Comfy sofa in 2nd bedroom, overlooking the fells
House from secluded terraced garden, looking towards dining room and main bedroom and balcony
House from terraced garden -  towards car port and 2nd bedroom which has windows to front and side
A view from the top sunny patio across the rooftop to Langdales - enjoy wonderful sunset views too
Bluebells along the Brathay - walk to Skelwith Bridge and Elterwater for lunch
Beautiful flowers at Stagshaw Gardens, National Trust property
View from Stagshaw Gardens to Windermere
Lots of eateries in the pretty village of Ambleside
Terraced garden from lower patio - lots of secluded seating areas.  Table, chairs and a barbecue
King size  - showing  spacious 2nd bedroom, before replacement larger bed and wall mirror
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
A large detached 16th Century cottage. Sleeping 9 in 5 bedrooms with ensuite shower room, main bathroom and ground floor wet room. A rural retreat close to Ambleside - 10 minutes walk. Sympathetically furnished to a high standard. 4* Certificate. 3 King size beds, 3 singles. Full of character, but surprisingly light and spacious; original oak beams with good ceiling heights. Sitting areas in main bedrooms with sofas. Additional dressing/sitting area with small tv to 1st bedroom (and ensuite shower room.) 4 star rated by Visit England. Parking for 2 cars plus smaller one in car port. Private single track lane, one property beyond us; Ideal for walking and groups or families. Possible under occupancy rates out of season. Freesat tv (SKY), telephone, Wifi, iPod doc. Beautiful, sunny terraced garden; some rooms and top patio have... Read more
About the Owner, Brenda M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 41 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL559027
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Manchester UK
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We stayed here in June for a family celebration. The weather was perfect and we enjoyed a garden BBQ. The cottage itself is set in a lovely location, easy walk down to Ambleside town but quiet a steep walk back up, but that's what taxis are for! There was everything you could want in the cottage. All the bedrooms are...

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So pleased you enjoyed all of the facilities- not your first visit, so really gratifying that you like to return


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1 review
Reviewed August 29, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Excellent secluded location with view of Langdales from upstairs rooms and top of garden. Great walk down the hill into the village. Only downsides are awkward parking (needs confident manoeuvering skills with large vehicles), intermittent Internet access and only one good shower (although that one is very good indeed).

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your stay and the location . Points of info. Wif is BT and seems to usually be fine. One shower is a power shower from hot water tank. One is electric from mains and the third is from a separate tank. This ensures guests need never run out of hot water. Once you get the hang of...


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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Our ages ranged from 7 to 68 and we all loved it. Very comfortable and well equipped with lots of spaces to sit by yourself or two or three groups reading or playing board games.The garden was amazing and walking up to the top patio to take in the views was a highlight at any time of the day. The...

Management response:

Thank you for reviewing your stay at the cottage - glad you liked it as much as we do.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Stag and hen parties not accepted
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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Sep 2, 2017 -
Oct 20, 2017
3 nights
Oct 21, 2017 -
Oct 27, 2017
October Half Term
7 nights -- --
Oct 28, 2017 -
Dec 1, 2017
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Short breaks offered out of High Season or at short notice.

Short breaks around 65-75% of weekly rates
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About the neighborhood
The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, covers a large area with many lakes and low and high fells<BR><BR>Winderemere, Bowness on Winderemere, Grizedale Forest, Grasmere, Hawkshead and Coniston are all within a few miles of Ambleside, offering visitors varied and interesting galleries, museums and visitor attractions.<BR><BR>Kendal is he nearest larger town.<BR><BR>There are National Trust properties in the area, together with other houses and gardens to visit.<BR><BR>There are cycle routes on the fells as well as walks too numerous to mention here<BR><BR>Winderemere is home to Lakeland's main store and also to Booths splendid supermarket<BR><BR>
Car advised
How to get there
Trains run to Windermere from whence there is a bus or taxi service to Ambleside<BR><BR>Ambleside is at the head of Lake Windermere, the largest of those in The Lake District.<BR><BR>Leave M6 at Junction 36 and follow signs to Windermere and Ambleside
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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