Scarfell Apartment Ambleside

Scarfell Apartment Ambleside

United Kingdom

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This Holiday Cottages /Apartments sleeps up to 2 persons
over 1 Bedroom
With 1 Bathroom

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Stunning views of Lake Windermere

Whitecraggs is a truly magnificent setting amidst 3.5 acres of landscaped grounds designed by the famous Kew Plant Hunter, William Purdon, with mature specimens of rare trees and alpine plants, these three luxury holiday apartments form part of Whitecraggs, a converted country house.

On two levels, Black Combe Apartment (ref W41226) provides spacious accommodation with a romantic four poster bedroom. Skiddaw Apartment (ref W41227) provides cosy accommodation on the ground floor looking out over the gardens to Lake Windermere, whilst Scarfell Apartment (ref W41228) is a delightful first floor apartment.

At the northern tip of the lake, centrally placed for the Lake District National Park, there is abundant walking, fell climbing in the nearby Langdales, water sports or simply wandering around charming Ambleside, which dates back to Roman times. From here you can take the steamer to explore villages on Windermere's shores, as well as Grizedale forest.

Shop, pub and restaurant 0.75 miles.

Four poster bed

All on first floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double (four poster) bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas CH and gas inc (?10pw Nov-Mar). Elec, bed linen and towels inc. Cot. Video. DVD. Stereo/CD. Gas hob. Elec oven. M/wave. Shared laundry facilities. D/washer. Shared 3.5-acre grounds. Shared lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking. NB: There are steep sloping banks in the garden.

This property is at an elevation of approximately 223 feet / 67.9 metres above sea level

Nearby Beaches

Windermere Beach
Near Windermere - a shingle composition 4.5 miles away. This is not your traditional beach, but known to locals as Windermere Beach, an inland freshwater beach backed by flat grassy land on the lake. A good spot to have a picnic and relax when the weather permits

Facilities at the Cottage

DVD Player DVD or Blueray Player
Baby's Welcome Babys Welcome
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Cot and/or Highchair available Cot or Highchair
Dogs Welcome Dogs Welcome

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Dishwasher Dishwasher

Garden Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Bar / Pub nearby Bar / Pub
Walking countryside Walking countryside
Cycling countryside Cycling countryside


Holiday Cottage Travel & Directions Hub
Distances are direct straight line
...International Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
65.5 miles
Newcastle Airport
Woolsington Tyne and Wear
NE13 8BZ
66.6 miles

... Local Airports
Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria
LA14 3YS
22.9 miles
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Carlisle Cumbria
37.2 miles

... Motorways
M6 Junction 39
14.9 miles
M6 Junction 37
Kendal, Sedbergh
15.6 miles
M6 Junction 38
Kendal, Brough, Appleby
15.7 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = WDM
LA23 1QA
4.0 miles
station code = SVL
7.2 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
South Quay, Heysham
26.5 miles
Douglas Ferry Terminal sailing to ->
Belfast (NI), Heysham,Liverpool, Dublin (IE)

62.8 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

Ambleside Roman Fort
Cared for by English Heritage, located south of the village close to Lake Windermere - stone footings of a 2nd century fort remain
0.9m / 1.4km - - Walking time 14 minutes walk

Skelwith Force
A small but attractive waterfall with approximately a 16 foot drop on the River Brathay - best viewed after rain as despite its size a good volume of water passes over the drop
1.4m / 2.3km - - Walking time 21 minutes walk

Ambleside Pier / Waterhead Pier
A small pier used for bording of the lake ferry & cruise's with a cafe and bar and nearby gift shops
0.9m / 1.4km - - Walking time 14 minutes walk

Loughrigg Tarn
A small circular tarn (mountain lake), north of Skelwith Bridge and with Loughrigg fell to the north east
1.5m / 2.4km - - Walking time 23 minutes walk

Stagshaw Gardens
An informal woodland garden run by the National Trust. Located a little south of Ambleside with the Stencher Beck running though with mini falls adding even more interest.
1.1m / 1.8km - - Walking time 16 minutes walk

Armitt Museum And Library
A museum and gallery dedicated to the heritage of the Lake District with prominent Art work and book collection plus Beatrix Potter exhibitions as part of the overall collection
1.6m / 2.6km - - Walking time 24 minutes walk

Wray Castle
On first glance it may look like a very well preserved medieval castle but in fact is a Victorian 1840 build which was passed to the National rust in 1929. Now open to the public together with impressive grounds which include Giant Redwood trees and other specimen trees
1.2m / 1.9km - - Walking time 19 minutes walk

Stock Ghyll Force Waterfall
A 70 foot cascading waterfall in a woodland setting within walking distance of central Ambleside. In the spring it is particularly good with daffodil's and good water flow.
1.6m / 2.6km - - Walking time 25 minutes walk

Ambleside Climbing Wall
A indoor Climbing wall for both beginners and experts , ideal as a rainy day activity or a honing your skills, or simply to try something different
1.3m / 2.1km - - Walking time 20 minutes walk

Rydal Caves
A a man-made cavern that on first glace looks like a natural cave though was actually Loughrigg Quarry.
1.7m / 2.7km - - Walking time 25 minutes walk

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