Craghill Cottage - Ambleside

Lake District Holiday Cottage

This charming Lake District Holiday Cottage is situated in an idyllic location at Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside. The cottage is surrounded by its own gardens, woodland and nestling on the banks of a beautiful bustling river, the Brathay. With its own private river frontage this wonderful setting has all that the Lake District can offer at its best. Natural beauty, wildlife in abundance, fantastic walks from the door and country pubs within easy reach.

Craghill Cottage provides guests with luxurious, 4 star accommodation in a relaxing location within the Lake District National Park. The natural beauty can be enjoyed whilst relaxing within the oak framed conservatory and enjoying all of the facilities the cottage has to offer including the pretty gardens and seating areas.

The cottage has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 people, is dog friendly and has ample private parking.
4 star cottage - Lake District
Craghill Cottage was built around 60 years ago using locally sourced walling stone and roofing slates. The appearance of the cottage and its location on the banks of the river Brathay provide that picture post card setting that traditional Lakeland properties have to offer. The cottage over more recent years has been extended by adding a kitchen and a conservatory.
There are also outbuildings which provide sizeable storage for bikes and canoes and are a good place to dry your outdoor clothing after a wet day on the fells. Ample parking is also available.
Within the cottage a rear entrance porch provides space for coats and boots and houses the utility area. This then leads into the well equipped kitchen which has a double aspect providing views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. A large opening from the kitchen leads into the open plan lounge / dining room which is spacious, comfortable, warmed by a woodburning stove and open to the spectacular conservatory. The relaxing conservatory also provides access to the furnished patio and superb garden, which leads down to the river. An inner hallway leads to the two king-sized bedrooms, one which can be arranged as a twin.  Both are beautifully presented with fantastic views. A modern bathroom with shower over bath completes the single storey internal layout.
The cottage is surrounded by lawned gardens with established borders. Within the gardens there are a number of seating and dinning areas were guests can relax, enjoy the beautiful surroundings and watch the river flow by.
The cottage is situated in a prime Lake District holiday destination, perfect for outdoor activities. This romantic retreat or relaxing family setting is ideal for exploring the scenery around by adventuring out onto one of the many famous walks or cycle routes that start from the door. The local bar and restaurant is only a short stroll from the cottage.

Skelwith Bridge is a small hamlet situated on the outskirts of Ambleside and within the heart of the Langdale Valley it therefore offers all of the natural beauty associated with this area of the Lake District. Whilst away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist traps. The cottage is in easy reach of towns such as Ambleside, Grasmere, Hawkshead and Coniston with the lakes, cruises, shops, bars and restaurants that they have to offer.
The open plan lounge / dining room is spacious, comfortable, warmed by a wood burning stove and open to the spectacular conservatory. The conservatory has under floor heating and is beautifully and comfortably furnished.
A large opening leads from the lounge to the well equipped kitchen, where you'll find countryside views for the cook. An inner hallway leads to the two king-sized bedrooms, both stylish and modern with matching furnishings, one which can be arranged as a twin if required.
The bedrooms are beautifully presented with fantastic views. A modern bathroom with shower over the bath enhances the homely comfort offered by the cottage.
The cottage has lawned gardens with natural flower and shrub boarders to all sides with a large side garden which leads down to the river. An outdoor furnished patio and a number of seating areas provide relaxing locations around the grounds to enjoy the surrounding beauty or for that relaxing and peaceful moment.

Beyond the gardens walks up the river side will take you into Elterwater, Chapel Stile and deeper into the majestic mountain scenery of the Langdale Valley. Alternatively you can walk to some of the local beauty spots such as Tarn Hows, Loughrigg Tarn, Skelwith or Colwith Force. With prime mountains and fells such as the Langdales and Loughrigg close by you can be sure of finding that relaxing stroll or the more energetic climb right from the door.

Details & Facilities

    Property Type - Cottage
    Location - Rural
    Kingsize - 2
    Zip Link - 1
    Shower over bath - 1
    Central Heating - Oil
    Fire - Woodburning Stove
    TV - Yes
    Additional TV - Yes
    DVD - Yes
    Sky / Freeview - Freeview
    Oven - Electric
    Hob - Electric
    Refrigeration - Fridge/Freezer

    Dishwasher - Yes
    Laundry Facilities - Washer/Dryer
    Garden - Yes
    Garden Furniture - Yes
    Patio / Balcony - Patio
    Private Parking - 4 Spaces
    Detached - Yes
    Pub nearby - Yes
    Pets - Yes
    Babies - Yes
    Children - Yes
    Towels - Yes
    Payphone - Yes
    Wifi - Yes


    2 bedrooms
    Sleeps 4
    Ample Private Parking
    Pets Welcome
    Non Smoking
    4 Star Rating
    Storage Available for bikes, canoes etc
    Outdoor Drying Room
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The Lake District

The Lake District National Park is famous for its stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and cultural heritage. But what makes it different from Britain's other National Parks?
The Lake District Features:
Cool, clear lakes, tarns and rivers
Ancient woodlands
Diverse landscape
Wealth of wildlife
Opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities
Peace and tranquillity
Rich archaeology
Celebrated cultural traditions

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Within the cottages guest book there are many favourable comments
recording the guests experience’s during their stay.
Below are a small selection of them.

“We’ve been so comfortable and content. What a lovely setting.”

Mr & Mrs H, North Yorkshire

"Lovely cottage, superb location with lots of walks from the door. Conservatory is excellent for sitting in.”
Mr W, Great Yarmouth

"Have stayed in many places in the lakes, Craghill has to be one of the best. Cottage was spotless on arrival, very cosy and welcoming.”
Mrs A, Chester Le Street
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Craghill Lake District Holiday Cottage is the perfect location for a romantic retreat or family break.  Situated close to Ambleside and with excellent connections to all of the Lake District
we are sure you will love a warm and cosy stay.

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