Wansfell Holme

About The Property

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

The property is situated 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

The lake itself is less than. 200m from the front of the buildings which form Wansfell Holme, or 50 metres from the shared meadow (c. 1.5 acres) in front of the formal gardens to nos. 1&2. The views go across the lake to Wray Castle, Pulwood Bay, The Old Man of Coniston, Wetherlam etc.

No.3 has a private garden (c. 1/3 of an acre) with its own lake views and views towards Loughringg and the Langdales..

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

Exceptional restaurants within 1 mile of the house include The Samling (600m), The Stamp House (1 mile), Holbeck Ghyll (800m).


No smoking

Check-in time is 3PM - 2AM (next day)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


No stag or hen parties

You must also acknowledge:

  • Pet(s) live on property - Border Collie dogs
  • Potential for noise - Our dogs are well behaved but may bark during the daytime
  • Must climb stairs - One flight of stairs to bedrooms and bathrooms. Toilet on ground floor
  • Some spaces are shared - Owners live separately on site. Only car parking spaces are shared.