House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Weekends, Short Breaks & Weeks at big house in Ambleside, Lake District. Stunning views
Vacancies for Autumn are now available, and New Year as well.
Weeks Fri - Fri £795 - £1695
Weekends Fri 4pm - Sun 4pm £545 - £625
Midweek Mon 4pm - Fri 10.30am £375 - £445
Perfect for gatherings of families or friends. Free Wifi. Children very welcome and 1 or 2 pets.
A large Victorian house with fantastic views, super garden and spacious rooms, ideal for a gathering of family or friends. The perfect spot to explore Ambleside and the Lake District. The sitting room has an open fire as well as TV and board games. A second sitting room houses a piano and children's toys. Upstairs, there a two floors with five bedrooms, sleeping 7 adults and 3 children + baby. Be first in the door to grab the fabulous master suite with king size bed, bay window and en suite bathroom with a simply divine cast iron roll-top bath. Outside, the big flat garden is much admired, and we defy you to find a better spot for a BBQ. Chuck on the Cumberland sausages! Dalefield is two minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside on a quiet private street with amazing panoramic views and lots of car parking too.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barrow 35 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 120 km, Nearest railway: Windermere 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house was built for the station master, though the railway was never built! Lots of Victorian charachter, including the grand open fire in the sitting room and bell handles for summoning the servants. High ceilings in most rooms give a light spacious atmosphere, and big bay windows give simply glorious views of the Lake District.
* Real log fire
* Free Wifi
* Childrens toys and books
* Collection of Mountain books and Victorian photos
* Sitting room and seperate childrens play room
* Walks from the doorstep
* 20 restaurants and 6 screen cinema within 5 minutes walk
* Lovely range of local independent shops
* Family celebrations, 40th, 50th birthdays etc very popular
|Further details outdoors|
Superb large flat garden - ideal for ball games. Rope swing - the children love it. Perfect BBQ location. Private parking for 5 cars. Lockable bike shed. The views from the garden are just wonderful, and it is really peaceful as well, being at the end of a quiet private road. Deer frequently come into the garden from the woods nearby.
The Cumbria/Lake District
We love the Lake District and wouldn't want to live anywhere else. For lovers of beautiful scenery and outdoor activities it is unrivalled in England. Combine the sumptuous landscape with the fascinating villages and important cultural history and you can see why the Lake District is many peoples favourite part of the UK.
Wordsworth's Dove Cottage is just a 10 minute drive away in Grasmere, and Beatrix Potter's house is not much further, near the delightful village of Hawkshead. You are also well placed to explore the picturesque towns of Keswick, Bowness and Windermere, all within a half hour drive. Windermere Lake Cruises operate frequent steamer services from Waterhead, at one end of Ambleside.
Sitting in an elevated position close to the centre of the pretty town of Ambleside, Dalefield House is perfect for a gathering of friends or family in the heart of the Lake District National Park. The large Victorian house enjoys stunning views and is ideally situated for hiking and mountain biking as well as watersports on Lake Windermere. Ambleside itself has a fine selection of restaurants, tea shops and country pubs, many within a five minute walk of Dalefield House. After eating out, Zeffirellis cinema in Ambleside has several screens to entertain you in the evening.
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14 Jul 2014
"OUTSTANDING HOLIDAY HOME FOR FAMILY OR FRIENDS"
Dalefield is a fantastic characterful residence with comfortable bedrooms, extensive lounge areas and all necessary kitchen and laundry requirements.The house is within a 2 minute walk to the centre o… More
17 Mar 2014
Dalefield is situated in a great spot just a few minutes walk from Ambeside centre yet still enjoys fantastic views over the town and hills beyond. It offers comfortable accomodation for a large group… More
10 Feb 2014
"A real find - great place for a larger group with all home comforts & beautiful views"
A superb location - only a short walk from the town centre. It is in a quiet road but with plenty of parking and stunning views of the hills. We found the house itself to be very clean and well equi… More
6 Jan 2014
"Brilliant Location and Gorgeous House to stay in!"
A large group of 30 years old stayed in this gorgeous house over New year and we loved every minute of it.We wanted to escape London and this place ticked all our boxes. Its centrally located with gre… More
25 Nov 2013
"Fabulous rental property for large group in Ambleside"
Our family party of 8 stayed in Dalefield House from 22-24th November 2013 and had a wonderful time.The house itself is large, comfortable, homely and everything we needed for a base for my Father… More
15 Oct 2013
Great location and a stunning house with great space inside and out, we will be going back again soon.… More
6 Sep 2013
"Amazing house! Perfect place for friends and family, especially for those with children!"
Stayed here for a long weekend. Beautiful views,and perfect location. We took several walks from the front door of the house, all suited for young kids. The house has tons of toys and plenty of room f… More
3 Jul 2013
"Ideal base in the lakes for an extended family with or without car"
This was our second summer at the Dalefield House, the first time with car, this time without. The House is located in the center of Ambleside - about 2 mins walk from Tesco and 3 mins via steps or 5 … More
31 May 2013
"Fabulous family weekend"
Comfortable, spacious family home with large garden ideal for our young grandchildren to have so much fun over the weekend.
There was everything we needed for the three generations of our family to have a most enjoyable time.
Such a fabulous house ideal for family celebrations.
Delighted we are returning for a week in July.
28 Jan 2013
"A large group of us came to celebrate Tina and Kenny's 30th Wedding Anniversary. We have had a fabulous weekend. Lovely days out and cosy nights in around the fire. Had many laughs rolling up and down the hill; even inhalerrs were used at one point! Ha! We absolutely loved the house and hope to come back again sometime soon! Cheers for making our weekend."
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