Exterior | Borranside, Ambleside
Living room | Borranside, Ambleside


  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Car parking on site
Enclosed Garden / Patio


out of 5

A delightful property in private gardens with easy access to the Lake shores and lovely views of nearby mountains and fells.
Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner and TV.
Dining room.
Kitchen: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over double-ended bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included during winter months.
Front and rear gardens with garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. Visit England 4 Star.
In 2022, Borranside cottage has been lovingly refurbished throughout to a high standard whilst maintaining its charm and warm, cosy atmosphere. The fabulous kitchen has been modernised and fitted with an induction hob, dishwasher, and power tap to make enjoying a home cooked meal after a long day exploring as relaxing as possible. Underfloor heating in the bathroom adds to the luxury of the rain shower, along with a spacious double ended bath to soothe any aching muscles after hiking the surrounding mountains.
Borranside is at the northern tip of Lake Windermere, close to all lake amenities and only a 10-minute stroll into Ambleside and just a 2-minute stroll to Waterhead Bay where you will find a number of pubs and restaurants with glorious lake views as well as the Windermere Ferry Pier. This south-facing bungalow sits in a prime location across the road from Borrans Park where guests can enjoy direct access to the shores of Lake Windermere. This large expanse of green parkland fringing the water’s edge is ideal for summer picnics, a game of football or simply a leisurely stroll. Whatever the weather, the view across England’s largest lake with a back drop of the Langdales is simply mesmerising. Ambleside is well equipped for the self catering guest with a good variety of shops for supplies as well as cafes, bars and restaurants for all budgets and plenty of outdoor clothing retailers if you get caught in a shower or two. With plenty of walks on the doorstep, the choices are endless. Whether you want an energetic climb or an easy stroll, they can all be accessed from this lovely property in the heart of the lakes.
Borranside is a cosy detached bungalow, delightfully furnished and decorated with contemporary prints and is ideally situated, a short level walk from the village. The property is equipped with everything you will need for a relaxing stay in this wonderful part of the world, and a starter pack is provided along with bin liners, washing up liquid, hand wash and tabs for the washing machine and dishwasher. There is a delightful little sun room area just off the kitchen with bistro-style table and chairs. This is the perfect sunny place to enjoy breakfast or afternoon tea whilst looking out onto a lovely, private garden area. The property is centrally heated and warm in an instant. There is also a lovely wood burner in the living room which, when lit, creates a warm and cosy environment in which to relax in the comfy leather three seater and leather armchairs. Perfect for those chillier evenings or simply to enhance the ambience within the room. Borranside is the ideal base for those who choose to explore the area and those who simply with to unwind and relax in the lovely gardens, right there on the doorstep. The cottage offers something for everyone and is in the perfect location for a most enjoyable break. With plenty of off road parking, you can simply forget about your car for the week. Why not ’go green’ and sample the other excellent transport options available to you? There’s an electronic cart which runs every hour from Waterhead to the town centre and back. You can catch the open top Stagecoach buses or the famous steamers which depart from the pier just minutes walk from Borranside.


Detached Property
Enclosed garden or patio
Garden or Patio
Ground Floor Accommodation
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pub Within 1 Mile
Washing Machine
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please