Built on the fell-side over 3 levels, Spedding Fold offers superb views across Langdale towards Lingmoor Fell. To coin a famous phrase, you can see the pub from here! (Only a five minute walk through Walthwaite meadow will get you there). The quiet location is within 15 minutes drive of Ambleside & Grasmere, with abundant walks from the door meaning the car can take a break as well. Ample parking in front of the house too.
Spedding Folds owners Geoff and Louise have set up the house to serve all the needs of a large family group. With plenty of space to spread out between the lounge and conservatory with pool/snooker table.(Grandparents take note, make one the play room and one the adults room). Now with Wifi so you can easily keep in touch with friends, or work if you have to!
Catering for 10 can be quite a challenge but with the kitchen fitted with 2 ovens and 2 hobs space for all the food wont be a problem. The dining room with table seating 10, joins both the kitchen and the garden. The fell side garden and patio area are great for kids to run off steam or for eating outside on warm summer evenings.
The bedrooms are spacious and light, with all rooms to the front of the house providing great views of the valley and the rear rooms look out at the garden and fell-side. The top floor family room has an ensuite shower room, the master bedroom on the first floor has a shower room, with large walk in shower, sink and w.c. The first floor also benefits from a newly fitted separate w.c.
On the ground floor the property has a double garage, which is accessed from the lower hallway and down some steps or from the outside using the up and over garage doors, this houses a full size table tennis table great for entertaining the children, and with plenty of room for storing bikes, canoes etc. It is not used to park cars. There is room on the driveway for a maximum of 4 cars.
We want our holiday cottages to be a 'home for home'. All the beds are made up ready for you, towels are included so no need to bring those, and shower mats are also provided. Two tea towels and a set of oven gloves/oven cloth will be in the kitchen along with a starter pack that includes: washing up liquid, kitchen roll, toilet roll, basic cleaning products, a bin bag in each bin and a few dishwasher tabs. This is just to 'start you off'; you will need to buy your own once these have run out.
Fire Pack / Logs available to purchase form the Good Life Office.
Local Shop The Village Store in Chapel Stile
Nearest Supermarkets - Booths, Windermere. Asda, Morrisons & Aldi, Kendal
Food Deliveries - Asda and Tesco deliver
Local Pub - Wainwrights Inn
Nearest Motorway - M6, J36 - 26 miles
Nearest train station - Windermere - 9.2 miles
Nearest Airport - Manchester - 98 miles
A few attractions in the area
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 4.4 mile
The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere - 10 miles
Brockhole, Windermere - 6.9 miles
Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey - 10.3 miles
Waterhead - 5.4 miles
Coniston Gondola - 7.3 miles
Yew Tree Farm, Coniston - 4.4 miles
Roman Fort, Ambleside - 4.9 miles
Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge - 16 miles
Art galleries & Museums in Kendal - 17.6 miles
Lakeland Maize Maze, Sedgewick, Kendal - 22 miles
Grizedale Forest & Visitors Centre, Hawkshead - 11.2 miles
Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh, Kendal - 22 miles
Lakeland Ponytrekking, Windermere - 8.7 miles
Grizedale Riding Centre, Satterthwaite - 12.9 miles
Putting green and crazy golf, Ambleside - 5 miles
18 Hole golf course, Windermere golf club - 12 miles
Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hawkshead - 9.8 miles
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 10
- 5 Bedrooms
- 0.3 mile to a pub
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Great Views
- Bed linen provided
- 3 Bathrooms
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Towels provided
- Cot available
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Mr & Mrs Jean Seery - 12th March 2018
Marvellous as ever for our post Xmas family get together. Professional and friendly service with excellent properties in great locationsProf Rose Gilroy - 31st January 2018
Brilliant to have walks from the door and pubs and a shop within walking distance. Beautiful scenery all around meant no need to drive during our stay!Mr Paul Pearson - 20th November 2017
the property is wonderful Mrs Rebecca Channon - 15th March 2017
It's very spacious and in a brilliant location. Lovely part of the Lakes, spacious house with good views. Good Life have always offered friendly serviceMrs Glenys Baker - 21st February 2017
Lovely position,ideal for walking straight from the house.The local Wainwright inn was full at seven o clock and we couldn't get a seat however we got a thai take away from the restaurant in Ambleside,which was delicious. An ideal property for nine plus two dogs,plenty of living space and wonderful views,hope to return soon.Mr P.L. Henderson - 2nd February 2017
Our 6th visit - the re-booking shows our approval.Mrs Louise Corrigan - 14th November 2016
Excellent in every way.Miss Alison Baker - 31st October 2016
We have stayed at Spedding Fold on 4 occaisions in the past and have found it an excellent property particularly with children, a great holiday home for families. Service prompt and friendly.Mrs Susan Haryott - 25th October 2016
A lovely family property with plenty of space to join in or have quiet time also.Mrs Carol Fell - 29th August 2016
It was everything we wanted and needed for our stay and we will be booking again for next year in this property.Miss Clare Watson - 1st August 2016
First class response during our stay from very friendly Good Life Team.Mr D Metcalfe - 21st June 2016
Wonderful house in a great location.Mr Robin Edwards - 11th April 2016
Keep up the good service. Every cottage is always immaculate and very well equipped.Mr & Ms Brint & Gilroy - 10th February 2016
We have stayed at Spedding Fold before and we love it. It is home from home for us. Langdale and the surrounding area are fantastic for walking . We are a 3 generation family plus a dog and there is something to suit us all.Ms Jacqueline Hayles - 31st December 2015
Good choice of properties and helpful staff.Mrs Zina Thomas - 25th August 2015
The fact we've been holidaying in the are for 30 years plus, says it all I think and your properties and services have always been very goodMrs Evelyn Skidmore - 14th July 2015
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