Cairn How

Guests - FROM £1290
(5 out of 5) based on 1 reviews
Layout & Access
Availability & Reviews

Architect-Designed Property Set Above The Cosmopolitan Village of Ambleside

Split between two apartments, this incredibly unique, architect-designed retreat is set in an elevated position above the Lake District’s most cosmopolitan village, Ambleside: although just 5 minutes from the centre.

The epitome of contemporary modern living, Cairn How offers sophisticated styling throughout with every thought given to ensure quality and comfort in equal measure making this the perfect escape for a family. Being split between a large upstairs apartment for 6, and ground floor for 2, a group of friends can stay together while maintaining their own space between get togethers.

Indulge in the ultimate holiday experience at our stunning upper-level open-plan apartment and ground-floor haven, where luxury meets comfort for an unforgettable getaway. When booking Cairn How, you gain access to both apartments.

Upper-Level Opulence

Step into a realm of sophistication with our expansive upper-level apartment boasting three luxury bedrooms. Bask in the spaciousness of the open-plan design, creating an airy and inviting atmosphere that's perfect for soaking in the views down to Windermere Lake while unwinding with loved ones.

With its own spacious kitchen, dining area, TV snug, and lounge area, that leads directly out on to the balcony overlooking splendid views of Lakeland fells and Windermere Lake, every inch of this elegant retreat is crafted to cater to your every need. In the rear entrance way there's also easy access to coat and boot storage with laundry facilities. Outside the front entrance, there is a sheltered patio with outside dining for 8 people.?

Off the main living area you'll find 3 bedrooms, 2 with their own en-suite shower rooms, and a main family bathroom with a bath and walk in shower.

Whether you're lounging in the stylish living space or preparing a gourmet meal in the modern kitchen, luxury and convenience are always at your fingertips.

Ground-Floor Bliss

Whether it is grandma and grandad, mum and dad, or just the quiet couple in your friend group, they have the option to escape to tranquillity in the separate ground-floor apartment, offering a serene sanctuary for two.

Relax in the comfort of a plush king-size bedroom designed for blissful slumber. With its own kitchen, bathroom with walk in shower and bath, and lounge area, this intimate abode provides the perfect blend of privacy and comfort.

Whether you're savouring a morning coffee on the patio or, or pampering yourself in the well-appointed bathroom, every moment promises pure relaxation and indulgence.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience luxury living at its finest

Secure your stay at our exquisite dual-level property and embark on a journey of relaxation and rejuvenation. With unparalleled comfort, privacy, and style, your dream holiday awaits. Book now and elevate your next getaway to new heights of indulgence!

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Property Includes


  • Laundry Facilities
  • Log Burner
  • Boot / Drying Area
  • Garden or Outside Area
  • Parking
    Private parking for up to 3 cars

Retreats For

  • Family
  • Luxury


  • En-Suite
  • Shower
  • Bath


  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher


  • Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV

Local Area

  • Pub within 1 mile

Children & Pets

  • Travel Cot
    Available upon request
  • High Chair
    Available upon request
Sorry no dogs allowed
Layout & Access

Ground Floor Apartment: 

  • Entrance into lounge with corner set wood burning stove armchair and sumptuous sofa to curl up on and watch the large smart TV
  • Kitchen dining room with quality units wrapped in cool Silestone with built in appliances of electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. electric double oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer, completed by seating for 2
  • Access to the outside terrace with seating and discreet lighting 
  • Bedroom 1: King-size bedroom with Visprung bed dressed in quality linens 
  • Luxurious bathroom with shower cubicle, deep bath, basin and WC
  • Patio area with seating for 2

First Floor Apartment

  • Large open plan living, dining, kitchen
    • Lounge: with log burner, smart TV, and sound system. Two luxury sofas and dual aspect, full height sliding windows. 
    • Dining area: with seating for 8
    • Kitchen: with quality units also wrapped ina cool Silestone together with large island breakfast bar, induction hob, double electric oven with microwave, dishwasher, fridge and under-island freezer. 
    • TV snug: with Smart TV and full height sliding windows, finished with a luxury leather sofa
  • Double Bedroom: with Juliet balcony and en-suite shower room
  • King size bedroom: with vanity area, inbuilt cupboards, and dual aspect views
  • King size bedroom: with floor to ceiling sliding windows, and en-Suite shower room with WC and wash basin
  • House bathroom: With bath, walk-in shower, WC, and hand basin
  • Utility room: with washing machine, tumble dryer and amble storage space for boots and coats
  • Balcony space: with views to Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells and outdoor dining area for 8

Property Features

  • Quiet location above the village 
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • All electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • WiFi
  • Wood burning stoves in both apartments- Initial supply provided (further supplies available locally)
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Travel cot (no linen provided)
  • High chair
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Friday and Monday changeover
  • Sorry, due to high drops, no children aged 2 - 8 years
Access to first floor apartment is via external stairs. May not be suitable for people with mobility issues. 
Location & Nearby

Stunning view inviting you to explore

Exhilarating walks, challenging cycle routes and a host of water-borne activities can be enjoyed right from the door, perfect for the adventure seekers amongst you! And for those ‘let’s do nothing’ days when you’ve run out of steam, why not while away a few hours mooching around Ambleside’s interesting gift shops, art galleries, pubs and bars, or visit The Armitt, a Museum, Gallery and Library where you can delve into the history of this most beautiful part of Lakeland. Not forgetting the cinema screens and multiple restaurants a short walk away.

Max Adults:
Max Children:
Max Infants:
(Under 2 years old)
Note: 2 x King Size 2 x Double
Maximum number of adults and children is 8
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Guest feedback for Cairn How
(5 out of 5) based on 1 Reviews
On Friday, 07 Jun 2024
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