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Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Dog friendly, quirky, cottage offers the best of ALL worlds. Central Ambleside location where you can find a vast selection of traditional bars, wine bars, eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, jazz bar. There is also three cinema screens showing all the latest movies as well as shows screened direct from the west end. Two of the cinemas have attached vegetarian restaurant and offer reasonable meal deals. No 2 The Old Coach House is quietly tucked into the hillside which offers unique privacy for a town centre location and is a tranquil place to chill after a day's fell- walking , water-sports or exploring the amazing lake district tourist attractions. This stone built cottage has been lovingly renovated with the focus on providing fresh, modern and luxurious self catering accommodatio...Dog friendly, quirky, cottage offers the best of ALL worlds. Central Ambleside location where you can find a vast selection of traditional bars, wine bars, eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, jazz bar. There is also three cinema screens showing all the latest movies as well as shows screened direct from the west end. Two of the cinemas have attached vegetarian restaurant and offer reasonable meal deals. No 2 The Old Coach House is quietly tucked into the hillside which offers unique privacy for a town centre location and is a tranquil place to chill after a day's fell- walking , water-sports or exploring the amazing lake district tourist attractions. This stone built cottage has been lovingly renovated with the focus on providing fresh, modern and luxurious self catering accommodation. It is a home from home and you should find everything in the kitchen you have at home. All linen and towels provided. One allocated car parking space. No 2 The Old Coach House comprises of; Modern fully tiled bathroom with electric shower over bath, Utility cupboard housing washer/dryer, Open plan lounge/kitchen with wall mounted flat screen TV including BT Sports package, built in bench provides extra seating. Dining table for four people. Modern kitchen with full-size fridge/freezer, gas hob, cooker, microwave, dishwasher and all the essentials for the perfect self-catering holiday, Amazing mezzanine master bedroom with lounge area with views of the fells, original beams. Bed can be set up as king size or twin. Velux window with solar powered remote control black out blind. Bedroom two, although smaller, makes up for this in character. Small double bed (4ft wide). Lots of natural light with original beams. Views over the fells. Velux window with solar powered remote control black out blinds. Welcome pack including wine on arrival, fresh bread, milk, juice, tea, coffee, sugar, oil, washing powder, dishwasher tablets, toiletries etc. Super-fast broadband Gas central heating and double glazing Local walks from the doorstep include Wansfell, Loughrigg, Sweden Bridges and for the less energetic but still ambitious is the Stockgyll Waterfalls which still has the original Victorian Turnstile!! Easy travelling to the higher peaks of Scarfell Pike and Helvellyn, Langdale Pikes etc.. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
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Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

There’s nothing that hasn’t been thought of. We’ve stayed in self catering places before and have gone “I wish they had this”.... but we never had to. From a slow cooker, to washing powder, to a hand blender, to dog biscuits. Quite simply, there was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Chris T
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our cottage and the amazing location that is Ambleside! These reviews are invaluable for guests when we do have such a lot of really quality accommodation. Would love to have you back - Margaret x

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I have an annual break in the lakes and usually just stay for a couple of nights in a hotel. This year we decided to have a longer holiday and rent a cottage. This gorgeous cottage did not disappoint! It is beautifully...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank VickyH2381
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for such a positive, extensive review of the cottage as well as the location and amenities in Ambleside. Margaretx

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Spotlessly clean and fresh! Very well maintained, quality accommodation. We’ve been a few times and it’s been consistently well presented and particularly welcoming. We always have a good night’s sleep – the bed’s so comfortable. There is literally doorstep parking, with a two-minute walk to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much for reviewing our cottage and it was great to finally meet you all. We do pride ourselves in keeping up the standards and it is always great for this to be acknowledged. Looking forward to welcoming you back in December. Margaret

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Stayed in this lovely cottage for three nights and we couldn't have chosen a better place for our short break. Fantastic location with parking for one car which was a bonus. Cottage was well equipped and a welcome pack was also supplied. Immaculately clean and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Diane S
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our cottage. It certainly is quirky and very hard to describe!!!!! Hope to see you again. Margaret

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Myself,my husband and our 8 year old son stayed at the old coach house for 3 nights this week. I hate to have to share but what a great place ...... suited u perfectly. It's everything we expected from the description but also have to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Joanne P
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. Hope to see you again! M

About the Owner
margaret h
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Interaction with guests
We try to build up a rapport with our guests so that we can do what we can to advise on any activities, pubs, restaurants etc. if required. The fact that we live five minutes away in Ambleside means we can respond quickly if our quests encounter any problems or have any additional requirements.
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About the neighbourhood
Traditional Lakeland town which is busy in all seasons. Number one place for outdoor clothing shops but also supermarkets and an eclectic mix of independent shops, banks, Post Office. There is an array of traditional bars, wine bars, restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, 3 cinema screens showing latest movies. Fantastic live music and jazz bar. Ambleside climbing wall is just opposite cottage and a short walk to the Lake with more restaurants/bars. Cruises from here to Bowness, Brockhole, Lakeside and Wray Castle (for Beatrix Potter visit). Variety of watersports at Waterhead or Lowwood Bay! Good selection of buses in both directions to Grasmere, Keswick, Dungeon Ghyll, Hawkshead, Bowness, Kendal,
Getting around
Good local bus service in all directions but plenty of walks on the doorstep. Electric bus to lake for those with less mobility.
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