Studio Cottage

Ambleside
1
Bedroom,
2
Guests - FROM £473
(4.9 out of 5) based on 45 reviews
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A LIGHT, BRIGHT COMFORTABLE COUPLES’ RETREAT

One of a handful of exclusive apartments located at Studio House, this cosy and comfortable former artist’s workspace is bright, light and airy. Elevated above the street, up a driveway and reached up a flight of external stove stone steps, Studio Cottage is well presented; enter into the sitting room with laminate flooring and a centrally placed gas-fired iron stove around which the comfy sofas sit.

An inner hallway leads to a neat and newly fitted dining/kitchen with Amtico flooring, modern appliances and a stylish breakfast bar.

The pretty double bedroom sits to the front of the cottage and is presented in a country cottage style with a lovely outlook towards Loughrigg Fell and Nab Scar.

The contemporary, fully tiled bathroom offers a deep bath with an electric shower, basin and WC, perfect for a long soak after a day on the hills.

Outside, a small patio garden area has bench seating and there’s an additional shared patio area, again with seating. Enjoy extensive views over the village to the fells beyond.

Parking for unloading is at the bottom of the steps – take care with low sided vehicles.

For long-term parking, a parking permit is supplied for use on the nearby long-stay car parks and can be used on several other car parks within South lakes providing quite a saving on your holiday.

Please note: Studio Cottage is accessed via external, slate steps so may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties. The steps can be slippery in wet weather.

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Property Includes

Amenities

  • Laundry Facilities
    washer/dryer
  • Garden or Outside Area
  • Parking

Retreats For

  • Adventure
  • Romance

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Bath

Kitchen

  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Dishwasher

Entertainment

  • Wi-Fi
  • Smart TV

Local Area

  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Central to town
Sorry no dogs allowed
Layout & Access

ALL ON THE GROUND FLOOR

  • Lounge room - Smart TV, CD radio with bluetooth, and gas-fired cast iron stove
  • Kitchen breakfast room - Induction hob, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, breakfast bar with stools
  • Bathroom - With shower over bath, basin, and wc
  • Double bedroom - With views towards Loughrigg fell and Nabb Scar

Property Features

  • Gas fired central heating
  • All bed linen and towels provided
  • Elevated location reach by external stone steps
  • Patio garden with bench seating and additional shared patio area with seating
  • Sorry, no travel cot or high at the property
  • Parking permit for one car on the nearby car park that can be used on other car parks throughout South Lakeland
  • Local pub across the road
  • Sorry, no pets
Location & Nearby

AN IDEAL, VILLAGE CENTRE BOLTHOLE FOR TWO

Delightfully tucked away behind the main thoroughfare of popular Ambleside, Studio Cottage is the perfect retreat for couples seeking the convenience of a thriving village centre without having to rely on your car and being able to explore the beautiful landscape right from the doorstep.

Ambleside is a great base for the adventure seeker; superb high and low level walks start close by allowing you the opportunity of ticking off a few more Wainwright’s during your stay. And if you’re happier with a more gentle pace, take a leisurely 10-minute stroll to the shores of Windermere, pick up one of the famous steamers, sit back and soak up the magnificent, ever-changing scenery.

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Guests
Max Adults:
2
Max Children:
0
Max Infants:
1
(under 2 years of age )
Note: 1 double bedroom
Maximum number of adults and children is 2
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Guest feedback for Studio Cottage
(4.9 out of 5) based on 45 Reviews
Kerry
On Tuesday, 16 Jan 2024
Just had a lovely new year break at studio cottage, the place was great and location was perfect right in the centre of Ambleside. Place was clean and Michelle’s team were always very quick at responding to any questions we had. Would definitely come back to stay again.
James
On Monday, 04 Dec 2023
We had a lovely stay in the studio! My wife and 11 month old baby had a great time in the studio with so many amenities and access to all the local hot spots in the Lake District. This studio is perfect and Michelle is a great host, very accommodating!
Sarah
On Saturday, 02 Dec 2023
Great little cottage, felt very private but was right in the centre of town. Very warm and cosy. We didn’t feel up to reversing the car up the driveway so carried our luggage from the King Street car park which was only 2-3 mins away on foot.
Chris
On Saturday, 28 Oct 2023
Amazing stay and location. There are a few steps to the cottage but managed fine with a buggy and baby. Walkable to everything in Ambleside
Ron
On Sunday, 15 Oct 2023
Would stay here again.
Roberta
On Saturday, 14 Oct 2023
Could not believe how perfect the location was, comfortable little cottage with everything you need. Would 100% stay again.
Sarah
On Saturday, 14 Oct 2023
Lovely stay in a lovely home.
Kieran
On Friday, 06 Oct 2023
Great cosy stay. Warm and a great location for all types of walks!
Rob
On Monday, 25 Sep 2023
Everything about Michelle's apartment was amazing. We had no issue with parking luckily as no one else was next to us! Would definitely return thank you for having us!
Sophie
On Saturday, 23 Sep 2023
Had a fantastic week at Studio Cottage which is perfectly located in the centre of Ambleside. The cottage itself was perfect for a family of 3 with great amenities, we would definitely recommend to those wanting to visit Ambleside.
Andy
On Friday, 15 Sep 2023
Great Location in the middle of Ambleside, opposite a pub but no issues with noise. Walkable to shops and restaurants etc
Elliot
On Saturday, 26 Aug 2023
Overall had a nice stay in the studio, when arriving and departing best to reverse up the hill off lake road opposite herby jacksons. Some say stairs are a struggle, if you have mobility issues possibility but overall not that bad getting into the property. Cleanliness 7/10 Amenities in property 6/10 Location 10/10 Hosts 10/10 Access 8/10 (for us it wasnt an issue but for say my parents 65&70 yr old may be a bit of exercise) Parking 8/10 have to park in a carpark 7 min walk not bad just to keep in mind Not noisy at all property sits just above ambleside village and can barely here anything. Would stay again though! In the perfect spot
Rosie
On Saturday, 19 Aug 2023
A lovely cottage in the centre of Ambleside. Great location. The hosts were really helpful and responsive.
Harel
On Wednesday, 02 Aug 2023
Good location, lovely place, we enjoy.
Matt
On Thursday, 13 Jul 2023
Excellent location all shops .restaurants & pubs very close by .beautiful garden with Mountain View’s.a lovely homely place to stay would highly recommend it to anybody who wants to stay in Ambleside
Cheyenne
On Saturday, 08 Jul 2023
We really enjoyed our stay at Studio Cottage! The company in charge of the property was very responsive and helped us with some minor issues we experienced during our stay. There was a beautiful view and it was in an EXCELLENT location which couldn’t be improved! Nice and modern amenities to include a washer/dryer and smart tv. Lots of steps up to the cottage - not for those who cannot do lots of stone steps and wouldn’t recommend for those with lots of luggage or a heavy pram.
Jemma
On Thursday, 06 Jul 2023
Lovely apartment in the centre of Ambleside. Close to everything and car park you can use with the permit provided is close by too. Clean and had everything you would need for a few days. Would definitely stay again.
Sue
On Saturday, 24 Jun 2023
Great little place for two in a fantastic location. Complimentary bottle of wine and milk in the fridge on arrival was a really thoughtful addition. Loved our stay
Sue
On Saturday, 24 Jun 2023
Great little place for two in a fantastic location. Complimentary bottle of wine and milk in the fridge on arrival was a really thoughtful addition. Loved our stay
Julie
On Monday, 08 May 2023
Studio 5 is in a fantastic location in Ambleside, with parking close by. Flat was well equipped with everything we needed. Perfect spot for a trip to the lakes, we will be back.
Lauren
On Tuesday, 29 Nov 2022
Great little cottage for 2, ideal location within walking distance and bus stops. I agree with other reviews saying it needs a deep clean, especially the cream/white carpets and rugs but everywhere in the cottage was clean.
Marius
On Monday, 31 Oct 2022
Nice cottage, location was very good.
Lisa
On Wednesday, 26 Oct 2022
Great location and good lodging. The steps up are real. Easy to use washer/dryer and stove/oven.
Stephen
On Saturday, 01 Oct 2022
A good stay with a couple of nice finishing touches. Not recommended for elderly people with tight steps to accommodation. Ambleside is a beautiful location with ample pubs, restaurants, walking and gift shops, Matthews Bistro is highly recommended. Boat trip to Windermere with some fantastic views and the car parking permit useful for local car parks (you do need to be there by 1030 otherwise spaces tend to have gone).
Emma
On Thursday, 29 Sep 2022
We had a lovely stay at this property. The location really is fantastic - the views out of the windows prove it! The kitchen and bathroom are really modern and well-decorated and kitted out. The wine rack and spa gift bag are lovely touches that were much appreciated. Also, the amount of walk booklets, maps, and guides in the property are fantastic and were very well used. Our main concern was the cleanliness. A fair bit of TLC is needed - mainly the floors, or maybe a deep-clean. We still had a wonderful week, but felt this let the property down.
Helen
On Friday, 23 Sep 2022
Lovely cottage close to all amenities but so secluded and peaceful at the same time.
Jonathan
On Tuesday, 20 Sep 2022
Great place to stay, will definitely be staying here again.
Rachel
On Thursday, 15 Sep 2022
We had a lovely stay in Ambleside, it’s such a pretty town with plenty to do. The cottage was perfect, it had everything we needed & is located right in the middle of the town. The bar across the road does lovely food too. We will definitely stay with this company again
John
On Wednesday, 14 Sep 2022
Had a lovely time at studio cottage. Location is excellent.
Jane
On Wednesday, 14 Sep 2022
Very comfortable accommodation, excellent location for everything around Ambleside, Grasmere, Windermere. Parking pass was a bonus! The wine was totally unexpected and an excellent welcome. There was nothing we needed that hadn't been thought of. Would absolutely recommend and revisit.
Stuart
On Tuesday, 30 Aug 2022
The cottage is in a fantastic location, right in the heart of Ambleside. It had everything we needed for a relaxing break.
Pauline
On Thursday, 04 Aug 2022
This is the second time we have stayed at Studio Cottage, great location. Lots of information in the property for walks, eating etc. Really lovely property just what we wanted.
Ann
On Friday, 29 Jul 2022
Lovely bungalow in centre of Ambleside. Spotlessly clean, well equipped and comfortable . Loved the garden and biews.
Ellie
On Saturday, 09 Jul 2022
Had a wonderful stay in this property - just as pictured with everything we could need for our time there. The location is perfect, Ambleside is a lovely place and a great starting point to explore the Lake District from. The communication prior to our stay was great and timely too. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking to visit the area.
Georgie
On Tuesday, 31 May 2022
A very central location with everything you could need for 2!
Becky
On Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Very nice cottage in a great location for the lakes, would definitely recommend.
Laura
On Monday, 25 Apr 2022
Lovely quaint cottage with a great location. Everything you needed and hosts were helpful. Slight issue with cleanliness but nothing major.
Sheron
On Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022
What a fabulous cottage right in the center of Ambleside; yet set-back enough so you feel totally remote!! Extremely comfortable, tastefully furnished, excellent kitchen - everything you need. Plus a treat awaiting guests. Will definitely be back!!!
Amy
On Tuesday, 15 Mar 2022
This was a lovely getaway in the heart of Ambleside. The location was perfect for exploring the town, and the cottage was very peaceful with great views over the local mountains. Michelle was so easy to communicate with and helpful before over visit. We would definitely recommend it!
Sam
On Tuesday, 22 Feb 2022
It was perfect for what we wanted - the sofa and fire were brilliant after a long day’s walk. We’d definitely stay again!
Matt
On Friday, 22 Oct 2021
Loved our stay here. It was a great location to explore the surrounding area. And when it rained, it was a lovely place to sit and read our books. The owners were fantastic from booked to checkout.
Dave
On Friday, 13 Aug 2021
amazing place, perfect location
Clare
On Saturday, 07 Aug 2021
Great location in Ambleside's quaint (but not old-fashioned) town centre, with lovely views from the outside patio area - a great spot to soak up the late afternoon sun. The cottage is cosy and modern with a well equipped kitchen, essential ingredients (including milk), walking maps, DVDs, and WiFi. There's a music system too but we didn't try it out. Due to the central location you don't get parking right at the property (reversing the car up the hill to drop off luggage was not for the faint of heart, and you'll need to be comfortable with a few short flights of steps), but the parking permit - valid for a nearby carpark and numerous other carparks in this part of the Lake District - was a really nice perk. This was my first visit to the Lake District and I thought it was absolutely beautiful. And this was a great little spot to come home to each day.
Natalie
On Monday, 21 Jun 2021
This place has a lovely view and is in a great location. The kitchen is well kitted out for self-catering and the apartment has all the basics. Communication was great, check-in/out were seamless. A good base for exploring the area.
Kate
On Monday, 21 Jun 2021
Great location, Ambleside is the perfect mid-spot to explore the lakes. The bungalow is in a great central location, with a free parking permit - essential. There were a lovely little touches in the apartment which made our stay even more comfortable.
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