Pudding Cottage is a family and dog friendly spacious 5 star property close to Ambleside and Windermere. The property is in a peaceful location at the head of a private lane as part of a group of traditional Lakeland buildings that formed the original coach house and stables for the 1st Earl of Lonsdale. With stunning scenery on you doorstep and a fabulously luxurious and contemporary finish, Pudding Cottage has received multiple awards both locally and nationally. The landscaped communal gardens attract a wide range of wildlife and many a guest has been delighted to spy our resident Jemima Puddle-ducks waiting for breakfast at the back door. Inclusive free leisure club membership is provided for 5 at nearby Choices Health Club at Troutbeck Bridge (approx 1 mile). With added luxury welcome items and toiletries provided, your stay will be relaxing and memorable from the moment you arrive.
Accommodation in detail
Private parking for 2 cars. Two entrances; one into a useful porch and one from the garden and patio. Elegant living room with polished floor, luxurious furnishings and bay window overlooking landscaped gardens to the woodland beyond. Children's entertainments include an XBox 360 games console. Kitchen / dining room, well-equipped for sociable meals
Upstairs to a landing area with lake views, en-suite master king size bedroom, a further king size bedroom and 1 twin bedroom. Luxury family bathroom. Outside you'll find plenty of safe areas for children and a furnished patio for meals al-fresco.
Pudding Cottage provides a fantastic base for a family holiday in the Lake District, or a sociable gathering, being ideally placed between Windermere village and Ambleside just off the A591.
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 families, with fabulous grounds leading down to the lake shore, seasonal ferry service and a wealth of activities for kids – you can walk there from the property in five minutes - 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 award winning traditional butchers and several other local shops.
Ambleside is only a few minutes drive away; an attractive historic village with sophisticated shopping, tempting cafes and acclaimed Lake District restaurants . There are also two good cinemas in Ambleside - perfect for a rainy day.
Windermere Lake Cruises depart from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside and there are also seasonal services from Brockhole, just a 5 minute walk away. Regular bus services stop just a few minutes walk away and take you to all the highlights of the Lake District you may never need to use your car!
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2 king size
1 twin bedroom
Gas central heating
Family bathroom with shower over bath
En-suite shower room
1 dog accepted
Choices Leisure Club membership for 6
49" Smart TV
XBox 360 games console
Toys, games and wireless bluetooth speaker
Electric oven & gas hob
Private parking for 2 cars
Some lake views
Garden & patio
Children's equipment provided
Cot and high chair free of charge