This luxurious Lakeland cottage combines contemporary living with cosy styling set only a five minute stroll away from the shores of Lake Windermere – what a breath-taking setting and with glorious views of the stunning surrounding scenery. Soaking up the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from the shores of the lake, yet in a peaceful spot perfect for exploring straight from your doorstep, with Ambleside only 5 minutes away by car.
The stylish finish to this luxurious cottage has to be seen to be fully appreciated and the upside down layout is very sociable making Merewood Lodge always a first choice.
Once a coach house and stables to the 1st Earl of Lonsdale, Merewood Lodge was transformed and adjoins a select group of cottages in this glorious setting. Step inside and be transported to the classy yet characterful interior; lots of space and light elegantly mixes with sumptuous furnishing and luxurious bathrooms; everything feels generous the upside down layout takes full advantage of the views. A magical cottage and literally perfect at every time of the Lakeland year.
Accommodation in detail
A driveway leads to your private parking and entrance to Merewood Lodge. Entrance hall with lots of space for walking gear. On this level are the three bedrooms; 2 king size, one with en-suite shower room and the twin bedroom along with the house bathroom with bath and shower facility.
Upstairs to the main living area, flooded with lights and admiring the wonderful views and with access to a balcony. The kitchen / dining room enjoys the views also, being separated by glazed walls. On this level is a cloakroom / 3rd WC / was basin.
Outside to your delightful and relaxing garden, a place to while away beautiful sunny days.
This luxurious Lakeland holiday home near Lake Windermere provides a fantastic base for a holiday in the Lake District, or a sociable gathering, being ideally placed between Windermere village and Ambleside.
The A591 is the main route into the heart of the Lakes, leading from Windermere on to Ambleside, Rydal Water, historic Grasmere, then branching off to scenic areas such as the Langdale Valley and Coniston.
The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole is a must for all who visit, with fabulous grounds leading down to the lake shore and a wealth of activities for kids and adults, they have also built a new pier here, so you can enjoy Brockhole car free - check the website for event details.
Nearby Windermere is ideal for stocking up the kitchen; you'll find the Booths supermarket well-stocked with local produce and everyday essentials. The village also has a traditional butcher and several other local shops.
Ambleside is only a few minutes' drive away; an attractive historic village with sophisticated shopping, tempting caf?s and acclaimed Lake District restaurants such as The Glass House. There are also two good cinemas in Ambleside - perfect for a rainy day. Windermere Lake Cruises depart from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside, providing a car-free route to explore Bowness and Lakeside. No worries about parking!
Luxury Lakeland cottage
2 king size bedrooms
1 twin bedroom
Private parking for 2
5 minutes' walk to Lake Windermere at Brockhole
Cottage garden with garden furniture
House bathroom with bath and shower facility
En-suite shower room
Cloakroom / 3rd WC / wash basin
Double electric oven, gas hob, microwave
Fridge & freezer
Washer / dryer
Gas central heating