We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

Halfway House 4* Lakeland 17th cottage Ambleside

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Halfway House is set in a wonderful location, close to Ambleside, Grasmere, Keswick, Windermere, Hawkshead and Bowness to name a few. It has an abundance of activities available straight from the doorstep from walking up Loughrigg, to canoeing the River Brathay. The house is beautifully furnished and with lovely lakeland views, it is a much sought after property. Halfway house has recently benefitted with an upgrade this season 2014 . The cottage has been featured in 'where to stay in Woman's Own and featured on the front cover and in the book of a lovely poetry book 'One Mans Words '.

To the ground floor there is a large kitchen/dining area with all the necessary facilities and more, a stunning lounge with an exquisite oak-beamed ceiling and original inglenook fireplace. It has 3 large settees for everyone to relax aft...
Read more
Listing #HL184311
About the Owner
Liz C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
We welcome guests and wish to make your stay perfect in every way and happy to help in any way before or during your stay . We also have a great team of housekeepers and maintenance always to hand .
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (46)

1 - 3 of 46 reviews

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2018


Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and highly recommend. The only downside was I drove past it twice before I saw the sign. Liz was a pleasure to deal with from the moment we booked.

Thank Bernadette P
Fizzylizzy1963, VR Owner at Halfway House 4* Lakeland 17th cottage Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and it was a pleasure to have you . The drive is tucked back so I can understand this , always happy to give detailed directions .., Liz

See more reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed with Canadian friends, two nights, Absolutely beautiful cottage, homely with everything you need. Very clean. Will book again.

Thank Marisa N
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Zed bed available suitable for a child or small adult.
Selection of videos, cds and board games in the property.
Additional settee in downstairs bedroom.
Christmas tree and decorations provided over the festive season.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    2 Queens
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Hide Rates
About the neighbourhood
Ambleside is a beautiful market town. Situated on Lake Windermere, it offers a whole array of activities. You can cruise the lake on a steamer, go canoeing, yachting, rowing, fishing, sailing and do various other watersports. Ambleside has lots of shops, cafes and restaurants. For italian food visit Dodds restaurant, for chinese takeaway the Lucky Dragon is the best, there are 2 Thai restaurants and they are both excellent. Lucy4s is great, it has tapas, perfect for sharing. Lucys on a plate is also delightful, as is The Glass House.
For a traditional lakeland pint visit The Drunken Duck where they brew their own ales. This is located near Outgate. Directions for all of these places can be given if required upon booking.
Of course there is a vast amount of walks available near Ambleside wh...
Getting around
Halfway house is in a great central location for touring the lakes with such pretty lakeland villages / towns as Hawkshead Grasmere,Coniston Keswick Ambleside Bowness and Windermere in easy reach by car .
There is a bus station in Ambleside near the Library with several different routes on a regular basis time table available on line .
The nearest railway is Windermere 5 miles away .
If travelling by plane the nearest suggested airport is Manchester.
The cottage is in prime walking area with the Langdales just down the road , loughrigg Fell in front of the house and Rydal .
We are always at hand to give advise or suggestions .
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 148.0 km
Railway: Windermere: 8.0 km
Ferry: Heysham: 86.0 km
Nearest airports - Blackpool, Manchester, Liverpool.
Nearest train station - Windermere (5 miles from property.)

The cottage is easy to find however we are more than happy to supply directions .
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 80.0 km.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests