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Birch End

Overview
Bungalow -
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:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second stay in this cottage. Myself, my husband, 3 children and my parents stayed this time. It is a lovely little cottage in a fabulous location. The views from the living room are amazing. The cottage is extremely well equipped and roomy....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Cagsarella
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had a nice weeks stay in birch end, i was a bit worried by a couple of reviews that we read,but have to say we had a nice weeks stay here. pros parking,views.nice little walk into town. we agreed with the comments about needing...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank john14marion
peterB5532, VR Owner at Birch End, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

We are very grateful for another honest good review, and glad that John & Marion had a nice week's stay. We always try to check that our customers are happy soon after they move in, and deal immediately with any issues. If our clients had...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Enjoyed a great week in this spacious house. Not perhaps the newest furniture or decor but very well equipped (especially in the kitchen - for instance all the knives were super sharp), good views, clean, really close to the town centre and a bargain price....More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Amenities
  • 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
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
    3 Twins
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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.

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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.
Access
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...
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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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