Property Update: Lowtherwood is currently being refurbished and we look forward to welcoming guests back to the cottage in the summer of 2020.
Lowtherwood is a spacious detached 5 Star Gold Award property offering breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and a prestigious location close to Ambleside, Windermere and the lake. Family groups and friends can enjoy spreading out in the stylish living space with dramatic vaulted ceiling, woodburning stove and a wall of glass opening out to a balcony. Luxurious bedroom suites and superb bathroom facilities guarantee your comfort and relaxation with the added attraction of balconies and private viewing patios to 3 of the 4 bedrooms don't forget the hot tub outside and sauna inside! Cook up a storm in the state-of-the-art kitchen and keep an eye on your favourite television shows at the same time, then wine and dine in surroundings fit for the famous stars who have stayed here before. All year round, this outstanding property promises an unforgettable taste of the Lake District high life. Enjoy! Lowtherwood is owned by the Holbeck Ghyll hotel and is situated within the hotel grounds. As guests staying at Lowtherwood you are able to use the spa facilities by appointment.
Accommodation in detail
Glass and slate porch and marble tiled entrance hall. Upstairs to the living area with vaulted wooden beams and a wall of glass overlooking Lake Windermere. Comfortable furnishings, woodburning stove, mood lighting and large wall-mounted LCD TV. Separate dining area, served by a designer kitchen on the middle level, cloakroom and 5th WC. There are 2 bedroom suites on the middle level, and two on the lower level. Each boasts a luxurious en-suite bathroom and private balcony or patio. Spacious sauna on the lower level and hot tub outside.
On the northern shores of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake, Ambleside village is known locally as the 'gem in Lakeland's crown'. With a stunning backdrop of lake shore and majestic fells, the sophisticated village centre is also steeped with history and scattered with attractive traditional buildings. A popular base for walking in the Lake District, Ambleside is also simply a delightful place to while away a holiday. You are also just a short distance from the wonderful Brockhole Visitor Centre with its adventure playground, indoor soft play, 'Treetop Trek', boat and bike hire and seasonal ferry service.
Both in Ambleside and Windermere / Bowness you'll find contemporary shopping streets, packed with tempting eateries, fashionable clothing, delicatessens and local shops selling Lakeland produce. Stock up the kitchen or pick up a picnic at Booths supermarket full of fresh and exciting delights.
For evening entertainment and special occasions, you'll find plenty of choice close by. There are several acclaimed Lake District restaurants, such as The Fulling Mill in a beautifully converted saw mill. Don't forget to explore some of the excellent country pubs in the surrounding area, serving award-winning Lakeland ale and fabulous food. A drive out to the famous Drunken Duck Inn and Restaurant at Outgate is highly recommended. Ambleside also boasts two interesting cinema venues; Zeffirellis Cinema Pizzeria, and Jazz Bar, and Fellinis Vegetarian Restaurant and Studio Cinema.
Stroll to Waterhead Pier and you can take an elegant cruise on Lake Windermere. The famous steamers depart regularly to Bowness and Lakeside - a perfect way to explore without even using a car. Evening cruises with buffet meals and live music are also available. Open top buses can be caught nearby with regular services to Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside and Grasmere.
4 super king size (2 zip link-please specify on booking)
Breathtaking lake & mountain views
An array of luxury bathrooms
Invigorating twin showers & double ended baths
Cloakroom / 5th WC / wash basin
Twin electric ovens / halogen hobs
Microwave & dishwasher
Twin fridge & freezer with wine fridge
Washing machine & tumble dryer
Six parking spaces
Manicured gardens with patios / sun terraces
Wonderful balconies and viewing patios
Oil central Heating