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  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £325-£400 pupn sleeps 6

Wansfell Holiday Lets

Wansfell Holiday Lets

Wansfell Holiday Lets


A beautiful period home, dating from 1837, in a perfect location close to the shoreline of Lake Windermere and on the lower slopes of Wansfell.

Located c. 600m from Waterhead and the Lowood Hotel (water sport, ferries, pub, restaurants), c. 1 mile to Ambleside, and c. 3 miles to Windermere.village

Lake Windermere is c.200m from the front of Wansfell Holme and less than 50 metres from bottom of the meadow (c. 1.5 acres & shared between 1,2&3 Wansfell Holme). Great views across the lake to Wray Castle, Pulwood Bay, The Old Man of Coniston, Wetherlam etc, and no.3 also has its own private garden (c. 1/3 of an acre).

There is easy access direct from the property to beautiful walks in Jenkins Field (a large field along the shoreline in front of the house), Stagshaw Gardens, to Waterhead or Ambleside, through Skelghyll Woods, up Wansfell and over to Troutbeck, or the Fairfield Horseshoe and many more surrounding fells.

There are also some exceptional restaurants within 1 mile of the house, including The Samling (600m), The Stamp House (1 mile), Holbeck Ghyll (800m).


  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • FishingFishing
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Lowood Hotel spa, gym, and water sports are c.600m from Wansfell Holme Ambleside Youth Hostel water sports is c.400m from Wansfell Holme Restaurants, pubs are c.400m away at Waterhead, or c. 1 mile away in Ambleside


3 Wansfell Holme,
LA23 1LS


3 Wansfell Holme,
LA23 1LS


Plan route to Wansfell Holiday Lets using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 380026  Lat: 54.41591 Long: -2.95660

Coming from Windermere on the A591, drive past the Lowood Hotel and The Samling (both hotels on your right, lake on your left. Approx 400 metres after the Samling you wil see a lake fron field on your left. The driveway to Wansfell Holme faces into the field and is on the right had side of the road. (PS. if you get to the turn of to Stagshaw Gardens you have overshot by c.100m)

Coming from Ambleside, head to Windermere on the A591. Drive past Ambleside Youth Hostel and Waterhead Marine on your right, and up a slight incline for about 100 metres. At the top of that inclien is a left hand turn to Stagshaw Gardens, where you should be sloiwng down and getting ready to trun left. Just over the rise 50 metres further on the left is the drive to Wansfell Holme.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesWet room


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles

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