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Birch End

Very good
13 reviews
Lawn and drive area
Adjoining enclosed woodland play area
View towards Fairfield
Dining area
Hearth & TV
Double bedroom upstairs
Twin bedroom upstairs
Twin bedroom wash basin & landing
Sigle bedroom downstairs
Double bedroom downstairs
Sunny patio with furniture & view
Private parking space for 3 cars
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4 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 7
Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
This spacious pleasant modern dormer bungalow, double glazed throughout, with views of Fairfield through picture windows in the lounge and principal bedroom is ideally situated only a few minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside. It is situated well away from the road and has the benefit of its own lawned garden with a large adjacent enclosed woodland area, ideal for children to play safely away from noise and traffic. There is gas central heating downstairs, storage heaters upstairs (electricity and gas included in price).

Downstairs:Large living room with Lakeland stone fireplace (fuel not provided) and colour TV. Dining area with double glazed doors leading to secluded patio and picnic table outside. Modern kitchen area with electric hob &oven , combination microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher,washing machine, fitted units. Tile...
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Listing #HL283114
About the Owner
Peter B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

A lovely cottage in a quiet cul de sac just 5 minutes from the centre of town. Bedrooms all a good size, comfy beds, adequate bathroom, open plan kitchen and sitting room were just the ticket, nice private garden and great views from big sitting...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of March. The location is great, just 5 minutes walk from the town centre. Views from the property are outstanding and it is very spacious. However, the positives were out weighed by the...More

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peter B, VR Owner at Birch End, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

The tenants asked if they could transfer their original booking form 2 to 5 March when we were around to the later dates of 15 to 18 March. We had no bookings between times, and having gone away on 7 march for 2 weeks, rather...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We have stayed here in the winter for a weekend for the past 3 years and we love it more each year. Cosy with wonderful views and access to the town, hills and lakes. Local Chinese takeaway A wonderful Thai restaurant nearby. Lakes and pools...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
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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
GBP 68
GBP 340
13 Jul 2018 -
30 Aug 2018
7 nights -- --
GBP 720
31 Aug 2018 -
6 Sep 2018
7 nights -- --
GBP 500
7 Sep 2018 -
18 Oct 2018
3 nights
GBP 92
GBP 92
GBP 460
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Gas & electricity are included in the rent.
The only extra would be for bed linen if you wanted us to make up beds at £12 double, £8 single. We provide duvets, pillows and tea towels anyway.
Discount for 3 weeks or more is 10%.
Short breaks outside school holidays are charged at the following percentages of weekly rates;
2 nights: 50%
3 nights: 60%
4 nights: 70%
5 nights: 80%
6 nights:90%
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About the neighbourhood
Take a boat trip from Waterhead (20 minutes walk) over to Wray Castle, then Brockhole and disembark at each for a stroll by the lake shore. Brockhole has good childrens' play area too and cafe.

You can take longer boat trips from Waterhead, Ambleside to Bowness and the southern end of the lake.

You can also take boat trips on the steam driven Gondola on Coniston, and on feriies which run from Glenridding on Ulswater over to Howtown for a 4 hour walk back, or to Pooley Bridge.

The park in Ambleside has a good childerns' play area
If it's wet use the playbarn in Ambleside to amuse your children, or visit Zeffirelli's 5 screen cinema.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 150.0 km
Railway: Windermere: 6.0 km
Ferry: Heysham: 70.0 km
From the south:Turn off M6 at junction 36 and take A591 towards Kendal, but continue on past Windermere to Ambleside. When approaching Ambleside do not fork left at the Waterhead traffic lights, but continue straight on along the main road and you will pass Hayes Garden Centre. Shortly afterwards you have to turn left into Wansfell road (one way) by the BP garage. Just after the Catholic church on the left find a private road on the right within 50 yards of the BP garage. Turn right here and drive down to the white garage you see at the bottom end of the private road. Birch End is on the right.

From the north: Turn off M6 at junction 40, A66 to Keswick, take B5322 through St John in the Vale, join A591 past Thirlmere and bypass Grasmere. Follow one way system south through Ambleside, bu...
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: 40.0 km.
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