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.

Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside

Perfect place to take off your boots and enjoy something cold at the end of the day!!!
52 reviews
Perfect place to take off your boots and enjoy something cold at the end of the day!!!
Quirky, dog friendly retreat!
Lounge with flat screen Television
Master bedroom set up with king sized bed
master bedroom set up with twin beds
Master bedroom
Bathroom with electric shower over bath
Bathroom with electric shower over bath
Kitchen with gas hob, dishwasher, full size fridge/freezer, microwave
Second bedroom with original beams, solar powered velux.  Full of character.
second bedroom with views to the fells
view from second bedroom
Christmas in 2 The Old Coach House
bedroom lounge area with dressing table.
We absolutely love special occasions!!
captures the serenity of the cottage perfectly - heaven!
So peaceful!!!!
View from master bedroom
Ambleside town centre
The Bridge House Ambleside!
One of many traditional bars - The Golden Rule
Zeferelli's cinema and Jazz bar, wine bar
Compston Road Ambleside
Enjoy a refreshing drink at Zeferreli's and gaze at Wansfell!
St Mary's Church Ambleside
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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...
Read more
Listing #HL6556763
About the Owner
margaret h
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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.
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (52)

1 - 3 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Joanne P
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my partner and our dog stayed in the cottage for three nights. The cottage itself is a lovely set up and very relaxing and modern. The welcome pack was nice. We met the owners they where nice and very helpful with advice on bars...More

Thank JessicaJayde95
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the cottage and the location. Sounds like you have had a fab break. I am so sorry that you thought there was a funny smell. We both cleaned the cottage and did not notice anything....More

See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the cottage for a week and it was everything we hoped and more . The attention to detail is spot on and the wee welcome pack was lovely . The cottage is in a perfect location for shops and walks and the bus...More

Thank Maureen T
mharrison38, VR Owner at Dog friendly cottage in central Ambleside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the cottage and the amazing area that Ambleside is!!!!!! Looking forward to welcoming you back!!!!!!

  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
Show Rates

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
R 1 982
R 2 162
R 12 613
22 Jun 2018 -
25 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 1 982
-- --
1 Jul 2018 -
4 Jul 2018
3 nights
R 1 982
-- --
16 Jul 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
3 nights
R 1 982
-- --
View all periods
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Hide Rates
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.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 150.0 km
Main trains North and South stop at Oxenholme which has regular service to Windermere. From here there are local buses and also taxi rank.
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: 43.0 km.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
If the owner has provided contact information, you may contact him or her directly. If not, you can contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to check if the property is still available. If the owner has listed a phone number, you can also call to follow up. send enquiries to other properties. \n If you still don't hear from the owner, TripAdvisor recommends that you send enquiries to other properties.
How do I pay?
If the owner approves your stay, he or she will let you know which forms of payment are accepted. \n This owner does not currently accept payments via the TripAdvisor inbox.
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