Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Modern Contemporary 5 STAR Fully Renovated Luxurious Holiday Cottage Ambleside

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Direct Access to Bus Route / Train Link / Village Center

Welcome to the 'No 1 The Old Coach House' situated in a convenient and central location in Ambleside village. A contemporary and stylish 4 STAR GOLD English Tourist Board (Visit Britain) accredited accommodation with all the ' mod cons ' you will need for a very comfortable stay. In January 2014 we finished a complete and careful renovation and are now delighted to be able to offer this quite special village centre property. Ambleside village itself is on your doorstep and there is no need to use your car to take advantage of all it has to offer. An abundance of walks can be taken straight from the door. Cruises and watersports on Lake Windermere are only a 10 ,minute walk away, as well as all the amenities of the village itself with shopping, restaurants, pubs and a cinema/jazz bar right on your doorstep.

More Details

Owner
PETER ALMOND
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About PETER ALMOND

Totally dedicated to making your stay as memorable and

fulfilling as possible - you will definitely book again !

PETER ALMOND purchased this cottage in 2013

Why PETER ALMOND chose Windermere & Central Lakes

Our cottage stands 'out from the crowd' and The Lake District has to be the number 1 holiday destination in the UK

What makes this cottage unique

Central location, all the 'mod cons' and transport on your doorstep

Amenities

Ambleside Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , Fully tiled under floor heated wet room
  • Spacious Walk-in Shower Room Fully Tiled and Underfloor Heated
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom fully carpeted with Luxurious King Sized Bed, Underfloor Heating, Ceiling Fan and TV/Dvd Second Bedroom with two 2ft 6in twin Beds TV/Dvd Fully Carpeted and Underfloor Heated
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Sorry, no pets. Cleaning / Towels / Linen supplied All quality bed linens, egyptian towels and 'Elsyl' toiletries included

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

78% Complete
14% Complete
7% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Modern Contemporary 5 STAR Fully Renovated Luxurious Holiday Cottage Ambleside
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
5

A lovely holiday home

  • 5 of 5

The Old Coach house is a well equipped and comfortable holiday cottage.

Very close to the centre of Ambleside and a gentle stroll to Lake Windermere, the location is great and the parking a bonus.

We had a fantastic week and are sure to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Excellent property excellent place could not fault it.

  • 5 of 5

We live in Australia my family come from Broughton In Furness so I know the area.

Stayed for 3 nights would defiantly be first place to check should we come again.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, it was a pleasure having you stay at our cottage and we wish you a safe and pleasant journey home to Australia.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a really enjoyable stay at The Old Coach House. It was a perfect base for exploring the Lake District and just a short walk from the centre of Ambleside (around 5 mins).

The bedrooms were both a good size, beautifully decorated and had ample storage. The bathroom had a wonderful 'rain' shower plus separate wand shower head. It was great that the bathroom was a wet room as opposed to a shower above a bath.

The Kitchen/dining/lounge area had everything you would need, was comfortable and had fabulous mood lighting. We loved the light fitting in the corner of the room! Having a washing machine/dryer and dishwasher in the kitchen was really helpful.

Access to an allocated parking space right outside the property was very convenient. Others have mentioned that the space was too small. However, although it is on the smaller side we were able to park a Saab 900 without issue.

Overall we had a wonderful stay and really appreciated the bottle of wine and gift vouchers for Stiles café (we had a beautiful breakfast there).

Many thanks

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, we are very pleased you enjoyed our cottage and your stay, hope to see you again in the future.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Amazing cottage with all mod cons !

  • 5 of 5

What an absolutely amazing cottage this is . It has everything you require and more . The attention to detail is wonderful. The beds are so comfortable and the shower is fantastic . We have had the most fabulous Christmas here ,complete with a tree !

Thank you , we will be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there, Thankyou for a fabulous review, we are so pleased you enjoyed our cottage and to spend Christmas there would have been magical, hope to see you again very soon. Kindest regards Anita & Pete
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great property. Central location. Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Just finished a fantastic week away in Ambleside. The property is in a great location. Short walk in to town, as well as only being a 15 minute walk to the ferry. Very modern inside with everything you need. Exactly what my wife, 2 year old son and I were looking for. Having a parking space in such a prime location is a major plus, however be warned the space is quite tight if you have a particularly large vehicle. We have a Nissan Qashqai which just fit. Would definitely stay here again in the future and would have no hesitation at all in recommending this lovely property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for your fabulous review, so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us but most of all what our Old Coach House has to offer with the added bonus of a beautiful location. We do hope you can return another time, this time of year is particularly more spectacular with snowy mountain tops from every window. Kindest regards Anita & Peter
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
3

Well finished property.

  • 3 of 5

Very high standard of finish but a few niggles. Tiny parking spaces and the property is right on a main road. The heating is difficult to control except by turning the boiler off as it gets too hot. The shower/wet room needs a curtain or screen as the whole bathroom gets soaked which is annoying. The rear bedroom has no ventilation once you close the blind in the roof which makes it very hot, don't know how you could sleep in the summer. Traffic noise is annoying and the bedroom doors rattle every time a car goes past. Lighting in the living room is definitely a case of form over function, either spotlights which blind you or a light fitting with 8 bulbs, needs a rethink. Problems parking when someone turned up in next door property and you couldn't even get into both cars.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Our cottage is magnificent and deserves it's 4 star Gold award from the most well known tour operator in the UK Visit England. Having a (normal size) parking space next to your property in Ambleside is just unbelievable, guests in other cottages usually have to use a car park which they have to pay for, it is unfortunate when guests are unable to park their vehicle correctly. Our cottage is so central, which is what our guests love that it is inevitable that there are some aspects which some people find difficult. Our house at home is in a very rural area and when we stay there we do notice minimal noise from the road but nothing out of the ordinary and as for the remainder of your 'niggles' we find them petty and mostly without justification.
Did you find this review helpful?
2 1

Map

Nearest Airport
57 Kilometres
Carlisle
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
The Lily
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Waterhead
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Windermere
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Windermere
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
M6
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
The Lily
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Waterhead
Car: not necessary

Travel:

No need to use your car - bus stop directly outside

Distances:

1 minute walk to village center

Photos

Rates & Availability

Ambleside Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 42
Jul 23 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$912
 
 
Rate 43
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$853
 
 
Rate 44
Sep 23 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$774
 
 
Rate 45
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$157
From
$171
Fri,Sat
$682
 
 
Rate 46
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$853
 
 
Rate 47
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$164
From
$171
Fri,Sat
$708
 
 
Rate 48
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
$984
 
 
01/2018
Feb 10 2018 - Feb 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
$853
 
 
02/2018
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$944
 
 
02/2018
Apr 14 2018 - May 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$171
$721
 
 
03/2018
May 5 2018 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$184
$761
 
 
04/2018
May 19 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$190
$813
 
 
05/2018
May 26 2018 - Jun 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$944
 
 
06/2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$203
$853
 
 
07/2018
Jun 23 2018 - Jul 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$210
$905
 
 
07/2018
Jul 14 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$944
 
 
08/2018
Sep 8 2018 - Sep 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
$826
 
 
09/2018
Sep 22 2018 - Oct 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$171
$800
 
 
october
Oct 20 2018 - Oct 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$944
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$164
From
$171
Fri,Sat
$708
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner. Peter

Changeover Day:
Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner
Available
Unavailable

You might like these similar properties