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Gilbertscar Foot

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7 Nights  

  • £700  to  £910

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Short Breaks From

  • £150 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby

About Gilbertscar Foot

Gilbert Scar Foot sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms and adjoins the owners Victorian B&B residence in an enviable position right in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Just fifteen minutes away from Ambleside on foot, the holiday cottage is perfectly placed for exploring all the best bits of this popular holiday destination and offers an exceptionally comfortable home away from home to return back to at the end of each day. Beautifully presented throughout with lovely views of the Loughrigg Fell and River Rothay, Gilbertscar Foot has been tastefully furnished to ensure the inside is reflective of the properties Victorian roots, whilst offering guests modern day conveniences.

Sitting on a country lane, Gilbertscar Foot offers the best of both worlds enjoying a peaceful position where you can relax and unwind, with the many amenities of bustling Ambleside just fifteen minutes walk away. One of the most popular towns in the Lake District, Ambleside is a magnet for walkers and climbers. It has a good choice of pubs and shops as well as attractions that include Stock Ghyll Force with its incredible waterfall and National Trust's Bridge House which straddles Stock Ghyll beck (one of the areas most photographed attractions). Stagshaw Gardens is another of Ambleside's attractions, as is the Armitt Museum and Waterhead Pier (just a 15-minute walk from the cottage) where you can take a Windermere ferry to Bowness, Brockhole Visitors Centre, Wray Castle (a great day out) and Lakeside Pier.

Many visit the Lake District to enjoy the myriad of wonderful walks and a stay at Gilbertscar Foot puts you firmly at the heart of some of the Lake District's finest routes. Take an enjoyable stroll around Rydal Water or lace up your walking boots and climb Loughrigg Fell where the fantastic views will reward your efforts. If you really want to get the heart racing then take on the challenge of the Great Langdale peaks.

Whatever you are looking for in your Lake District Holiday, Gilbertscar Foot is a wonderfully welcoming holiday cottage and a great base for exploring this magical area at any time of the year.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Richard Standen joined Independent Cottages in January 2020


Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

The cottage adjoins the owners B&B and is part of the elegant Victorian property. Completely self-contained, the cottage has its own entrance which is accessed via seven steps.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • The living space is open-plan with two distinct areas for relaxing and cooking/dining.
  • Sitting area with comfy sofa and chairs set around the electric coal-effect fire and Smart TV. A large bay window floods the room with light, making this room a pleasant place to sit and read, watch a movie or just enjoy the flickering flames of the electric fire with your favourite tipple after supper.
  • Dining area with table and four chairs.
  • Kitchen, well-equipped for self-catering with dishwasher, electric oven with hob set in the worktop above (including extractor over), microwave and fridge/freezer.
  • A washing machine and tumble dryer are located in the utility room.

First floor

  • King size bedroom in restful shades with wardrobe, dressing table and en-suite shower room with wash basin and WC.
  • Flexible bedroom with two single beds that can be zipped together (by prior arrangement) to become a super-king. This room also affords an en-suite with bath (including hand-held shower attachment), wash basin and WC.

Outside: Guests have the shared use of the garden where there is a terrace with outdoor furniture for sitting out in the sunshine (BBQ also available for use). The cottage has its own parking for 2 cars (additional vehicles can be parked in the car park to the B&B where there is an unfenced babbling river).

Additional information: Heating, electricity, towels and bed linen included in the price, along with WiFi. Sorry but no dogs and strictly no smoking. No children under the age of 10.

Gilbertscar Foot Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 King & 1 Twin/Super-king)
Enquire with owner
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £700
To £910
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)15394 32395 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Richard Standen
Member Since January 2020

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Gilbertscar Foot 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd September 2021
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