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Seathwaite Cottage

House and barn. View from the top patio across the rooftop to Langdales
27 reviews
House and barn. View from the top patio across the rooftop to Langdales
Rear of the cottage, house and barn extension, windows to lounge and 3rd bedroom
Lovely lounge with views onto the garden.  Log burner
Lounge area
Lounge area from far end - no dining table now
Kitchen with every modern convenience.  Gas hob, electric fan oven microwave dishwasher
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 with small tv
Sitting/dressing area to master suite - velux looking over the fells
New King size Walnut antique bed and canopy to large 2nd bedroom
King size bed - spacious 2nd bedroom
Beautiful draped canopy in 2nd king size bedroom
Beautiful mirror now in 2nd bedroom
washbowl in 2nd bedroom
Comfy sofa in 2nd bedroom, overlooking the fells
Twin bedroom - 3rd bedroom overlooking the beautiful terraced garden
Ground floor king size 4 poster bed - 4th bedroom with washbowl
Ground floor single bedroom - 5th bedroom, now with corner wardrobe
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
Large ensuite shower room
Original beams in  ensuite shower room
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
Interaction with guests
You can contact me direct following your enquiry if you have any questions.

My personal name, Email address, telephone numbers, and address when you decide to book.
Receipts by email - or posted if preferred.

Once balance is paid you will receive an email receipt, and 7-10 days before your holiday you will receive directions to the cottage together with the key safe code, so that you can access the cottage any time after 4pm.

During your stay our wonderful team of Adam and Michelle be on hand should you have any problems - telephone numbers provided.

The cot is a travel cot, needing large undersheet - (Mothercare not big enough)

If you need help with planning activities or walks we are happy to provide suggestions.
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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English first
Manchester UK
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 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...

Management response:

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


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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 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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36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 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
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • 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
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Twins
    3 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
6 Jan 2018 -
16 Feb 2018
January 2018
3 nights
17 Feb 2018 -
23 Feb 2018
February Half Term
7 nights -- --
24 Feb 2018 -
2 Mar 2018
Spring 2018
3 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
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 neighbourhood
The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, covers a large area with many lakes and low and high fells

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.

Kendal is the nearest larger town.

There are National Trust properties in the area, together with other houses and gardens to visit.

There are cycle routes on the fells as well as walks too numerous to mention here

Winderemere is home to Lakeland's main store and also to Booths splendid supermarket

Local butcher is excellent Mr Garside on North Street
Getting around
Walks from the cottage across to Skelwith Bridge, Loughrigg, Wasnfell and many more
Access to high fells from the cottage: Red Screes, Dove Crag, Fairfield Round
Buses run from the village to Kendal, Hawkshead, Grasmere and Coniston.
Boats from Waterhead to Wray Castle, Brockhole Visitor Centre, and Bowness.
Car advised
How to get there
Trains run to Windermere from whence there is a bus or taxi service to Ambleside

Ambleside is at the head of Lake Windermere, the largest of those in The Lake District.

Leave M6 at Junction 36 and follow signs to Windermere and Ambleside. Full directions by email before your holiday. The 2 main parking spaces are fine for eg ML350 size vehicle. I have no problem in and out of the spaces. The car port is large, but is more suitable for a smaller car as lane is single track and bordered by a stone wall.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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