4 Broomriggs ref: CC123286

Hawkshead, near Ambleside, Ambleside Area in the Lake District

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3
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Bathrooms
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No pets allowed
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  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Wifi 
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • All En-suite 

Description

With amazing lake and mountain views, this fabulous ground floor apartment is within a quintessential English country estate. The estate comprises 37 acres of formal and natural gardens and woodland complete with superb private lake frontage with the use of two rowing boats with lifejackets provided (by arrangement with the owner and at own risk). This holiday home forms part of a magnificent original gentlemen’s residence, built at the turn of the last century and designed in the arts and crafts style. Within the grounds is where you will find many vantage points within the vast acreage, where hidden pathways lead to more and more magic. Nearby Hawkshead is teeming with life, having cobbled streets, excellent eating out spots and country pubs, and the village store is open until 8pm. Nearby Sawrey boasts The Tower Bank Arms, once owned by Beatrix Potter and featured in her books, serving delicious food and real ales. This picturesque retreat proudly stands in this enviable peaceful position and makes for a perfect holiday at any time of the year. Claife Heights is also easily accessible, located behind the property and through the woods.
4 Broomriggs has a sweeping private drive flanked by woodland and rhododendron dells which leads to ample parking, gaze at that view from the terrace and enter via the side entrance hall which leads to number 4. A private entrance hall leads to the magnificent living/dining room with true picture bay window, commanding the panoramic lake and mountain views. This relaxing space was the original reading room and displays a wall of oak panelling around the fireplace. Also admiring that stunning view is the king size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment. The neat kitchen is just off the living space and the communal laundry room. There is a twin and single bedroom both with en-suite shower rooms. There is a resident manager who keeps the beautiful grounds in "tip-top" shape. As you wander through the gardens and down the sweeping driveway through rhododendron groves to the private lake frontage, keep your eyes open for wildlife, you might see deer, red squirrels and a wide variety of birds. Pub 0.5 Mile, shops 1 Mile and restaurants 1 Mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living Room/dining: Large with electric coal-effect fire, 36" Free view TV and DVD player.
Kitchen: With tiled floor, electric oven, hob and fridge.
Bedroom 1: With king size bed, views and en-suite with bath and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With single bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating all oil, electricity, bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot and high chair. Shared laundry room. Wi-Fi. .

Miscellaneous

Large, shared, lawned garden with patio, terrace and furniture. Access to 37 acres of landscaped grounds with a pitch ’n’ putt course, children’s playground, table tennis (in the summer), tennis court, patio, terrace and furniture. Coarse fishing on Esthwaite Water - licence required. Parking for three cars. Please note: 5 steps and a disused reservoir in grounds.
  • Nearest town
    Ambleside
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    3 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Windermere
  • Pub
    0.5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    7 miles
  • Lake
    180 yards

About the local area

Located right in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is surrounded by beautiful scenery. This bustling, busy market town offers visitors numerous shops, cosy pubs and plenty of places to eat out.

Ambleside has easy access to the surrounding fells and mountains and is an excellent base from which to tour the Lake District. A short walk from the town centre is Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70ft waterfall and to the southeast is Jenkins Crag (730ft), with its great views of Ambleside and the surrounding hills. Well worth a visit is Stagshaw Garden, a woodland garden with lovely floral displays set on a steep hillside overlooking Lake Windermere. From the garden walks lead through Skelghyll Woods to the fells beyond.

For the less energetic, there are strolls along the shore of Lake Windermere, boat trips down the lake and back, or maybe just potter around the many outdoor shops, craft shops and galleries before a good pub lunch.

Things to do nearby

Old Man of Coniston Walks

Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.

Ambleside Roman Fort
Ambleside Roman Fort

Located on the outskirts of Ambleside you can find the Ambleside Roman Fort which dates back to the 2nd century. These remains are well marked and were probably built during Roman times as a watch out. It is now managed and protected by the National Trust.

Biketreks

Enjoy the beautiful Lake District countryside starting off in Ambleside. Explore the quiet roads and country tracks on bikes hired from only £25 a day! Tel: 01539 431245

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Low Wood Watersports & Activity Centre

Low Wood Watersports and Activity Centre is located on Lake Windermere and is the place to go if you want to experience the great activities on the water.

Hobbs Gallery

Ambleside is full of charming galleries showcasing the talent of the local artists and photographers and Hobbs Gallery is definitely one of them, full of the artwork of Phil Hobbs. He has a large selection of amazing water coloured paintings with many inspired by the surrounding Lake District.

The Apple Pie

A very well known café and bakery in the centre of Ambleside is `The Apple Pie', famous for its delicious freshly baked treats, particularly the apple pies!

Loughrigg Fell Walk
Loughrigg Fell Walk

You can walk up Loughrigg Fell easily from Ambleside resulting in a great view at the top of the surrounding lakes and rivers.

White Platts Recreational Ground
White Platts Recreational Ground

Ambleside has two parks where you can go and relax and enjoy the space. White Platts Recreational Ground is one of these and is full of activities to do such as tennis, pitch and putt as well as crazy golf which is fun for all the family!

Rydal Water
Rydal Water

Linked to Lake Grasmere by the River Rothay, Rydal Water is one of the smallest lakes in Cumbria measuring 3/4 mile long and 1/4 mile wide. Up the hill overlooking the lake, you can find RydaL Caves in the hill rock, they are surprisingly large and over 200 years ago they were used as a quarry supplying stone to the local villages.

The Glass House Restaurant
The Glass House Restaurant

Located in the heart of Ambleside is this wonderful restaurant known as The Glass House with its suberb glass front, allowing you to soak up in the amazing lighting over the amazing architecture and artefacts whilst enjoying your food made from local produce.

Mountain Journeys

Family Adventure Days, rock climbing and abseiling taster days plus rock scrambling, gorge scrambling and guided mountain walks all within the National Park. Tel: 07971 622616

Ghyllside Cycles

Bikes, accessories, clothing, cycle hire and cycle repair all under one roof in the Lakeland village of Ambleside. Tel: 01539 433592

Bridge House

This tiny but iconic building has 400 years of fascinating history: from an apple store to a family home.

Zeffirellis

Zeffirellis is one of the main attractions in Ambleside with many things to offer such as a Cinema, Live Music, a Restaurant and Cafe.

Loughrigg Terrace Walk
Loughrigg Terrace Walk

For a low level circular walk from Ambleside, go for a stroll along the Loughrigg Terrace, providing you with spectacular views of the surrounding central Lakeland fells.

Russell Colman Photography

Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.

Stockghyll Force

The water of Stock Ghyll force tumbles down beautifully over the rocks before pleasantly running further along through the town of Ambleside. To reach the waterfall you take the picturesque footpath through the Stock Ghyll Woods which in early spring is beautiful with all the colourful daffodils.

Stagshaw Gardens

Over eight acres of beautiful gardens can be found overlooking the lake of Windermere, just south of Ambleside. Spring is the best time to visit this amazing location when the flora is at their best with the bluebells covering lots of the area.

The Armitt Trust and Museum

This unique gallery, museum and library combines fun, art and entertainment to teach the visitor all about Lakeland and its people. Learn all about William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, Harriett Martineau and John Ruskin.

Ambleside Climbing Wall

This is a fantastic climbing venue in Ambleside with indoor climbing wall, bouldering room and small cafe. These superb indoor facilities are open to all those over the age of 5 and with opening times which extend on into the evening - its great for when you can't get into the hills.

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