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Low Brow Barn

Ambleside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972468)


Very good

Lakes Cottage Holidays rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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37 Customer Review(s)

  • Ian

    “Great Barn conversion could get a little cold and no way of turning up the ...”

    Great Barn conversion could get a little cold and no way of turning up the heating or electric radiators That I could find anyway

    Great Barn conversion could get a little cold and no way of turning up the heating or electric radiators That I could find anyway Could of always used the log burner but would then need to find somewhere to buy extra logs Having said that it was a lovely week away and would return again

    - Ian, February 2022


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 2 x king size doubles, bathroom with bath tub, overhead shower, vanity unit and WC
  • Open plan living area opening onto dining kitchen
  • Utility room.
  • Underfloor heating plus wood burning stove
  • Electric Rangemaster oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Amazon and Netflix, DVD player, selection of DVDs, WiFi
  • Electricity and a supply of logs included
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car with further parking available nearby
  • (Please ensure your vehicle is not blocking the road.) Private garden with two patios, furniture and BBQ
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • All amenities at Ambleside, 5 -10 mins
  • Lake Windermere Waterhead Pier 150m.

The property

Situated opposite Waterhead near the shores of Lake Windermere and at the base of Wansfell, this amazing 17th Century detached barn conversion offers stylish, contemporary 5* accommodation for 4 adults or a small family.

The cottage has wood burning stove in the lounge, vaulted beamed ceilings, oak flooring throughout, garden for relaxing in, private parking and all of this is only a short stroll from the village centre. Ambleside has a mixture of shops ranging from mountaineering and walking gear, galleries and gift shops, entwined with tea rooms, cafes and some of the best restaurants in the Lakes serving local produce.

The village comes to life after dark, there is a vibrant mix of bars and restaurants or enjoy a relaxing evening at Zeferrilis cinema, there really is something for everyone in Ambleside.

The village is surrounded by some of the best walking in the Lakes, Wansfell and Stockghyll Falls both easily accessible from the door, or jump in the car and within a short drive you will find the Langdale Horseshoe, Coniston Old Man and Skiddaw.

Enjoy a different view whilst relaxing aboard a cruise on Lake Windermere and with the pier being only a short walk away, Bowness and Lakeside can be easily explored. Situated opposite Waterhead near the shores of Lake Windermere and at the base of Wansfell this amazing 17th century barn conversion offers fabulous 5 star accommodation for four adults or a small family.

The amazing open plan living area with its original beams is absolutely breathtaking when you enter through the large barn door.

The modern décor and luxury furnishings throughout combined with the mood lighting offer a soothing atmosphere where you can relax after a day out walking or enjoy a social evening with your friends.

Three steps take you up from the large lounge with its sleek oak floors throughout the cottage to the fabulous raised kitchen/dining area with its slate floor, black marble worktops and range oven.

You can step outside to one of two patios and enjoy a summer barbecue in the garden which backs onto the fields behind.

Walk through the inner hall with a laundry room and you will find two stylish bedrooms with generous cupboard space and studio dressing tables along with the luxury bathroom. The barn has electric under floor heating throughout and comprises: Sleek and stylish open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area flooded with light and beamed vaulted ceilings, light oak flooring. Lounge with wood burning stove, freeview TV, DVD player, selection of DVDs. The kitchen is equipped with electric Rangemaster oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and mirrored dining area to reflect the light with views through the kitchen doors to the garden beyond. Utility room with washer/dryer. Two double bedrooms with king size beds. Luxurious bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. All electric, bed linen, towels and initial supply of logs provided. Wi-Fi available Private parking for 1 car with extra free parking nearby. Private neat lawned garden with 2 raised patio areas with garden furniture and barbeque, ideal for entertaining or dining alfresco.

About the location


Windermere 4 miles; Grasmere 4 mile; Keswick 15 miles.

Lying at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, Ambleside makes a superb base for touring the central Lakes, with Grasmere and the Langdale Valley just a short drive away. There is plenty to do here - cruises, boat trips and watersports on Lake Windermere itself and numerous shops, restaurants and pubs in the village to suit all tastes. On the lakeside at Waterhead, the parkland offers lovely views down the lake and a short stretch of beach, whilst a walk in the other direction, following Stock Ghyll through woodland, will bring you to the entrancing waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force. Along with the Lake and the great walking on offer, Ambleside is also famous for its annual rushbearing ceremony and the diminutive 17th century “Bridge House” - one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District and now the National Trust Information Centre.

Please Note: The property is located next to a main road.
Please Note: You will need your own netflix/amazon account in order to use these facilities.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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