About Hillhead:

The upper floor provides the bulk of the daily living space:

Kitchen Diner  Dual aspect room, with a selection of contemporary wall and base units with Granite worktops housing all you need to prepare meals after a days fresh air.  Integrated appliances include Bosch electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, and fridge freezer. Feature log burning stove on a slate hearth. Stunning views over the balcony and garden towards Wansfell Pike. Double glazed doors leading through to:

Living Room  A light and airy room to relax in after a hearty walk.  Fully equipped with a smart TV.  Patio doors leading on to the balcony, with fantastic panoramic views towards Wansfell Pike and Loughrigg. From the balcony there are steps leading down in to the garden.

Snug / Second Sitting Room  Features two large sofas, a smart TV and games console.  Ideal for children to use or for when groups want to divide up.

Bedroom Four  Presented as a double bedroom, potentially ideal for those less comfortable with using stairs.  

Adjacent Shower Room Luxury facility comprising of corner Mira shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Utility / Drying Room Also on the this floor is the utility area featuring a washer/ dryer, second dryer, additional fridge and plenty of hanging space; ideal for wet coats and boots!

On the Lower Ground Floor are three bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities.

Bedroom One Double room with King sized bed. Patio doors and attractive view over the garden towards the surrounding fells. Walk in wardrobe and en suite.

Bedroom Two Double room with King sized bed.  Double sofa.  Views over the garden and towards Wansfell Pike. Steps leading up to en suite 

Bedroom Three Double room available as a Superking or with twin beds.  Views over the garden and glimpses of Loughrigg.
Adjacent Shower Room Three piece white suite comprising of corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. 


  • The property is approached via a private gated and paved drive, allowing parking for approximately three vehicles.  Further parking is available on Ellerigg Road, a very short walk from the property.
  • The south facing garden can be accessed from the drive with steps leading down to a private lawn and patio.

  The property is connected to the BT Superfast Broadband network with Wi-Fi available throughout the property.

Note: Whilst we are happy to welcome children parents should exercise care and supervise them particularly near the wood burner (which can become extremely hot) and around the stairs leading from the balcony to the garden.

Hillhead Cottage Ambleside - The Accommodation

Hillhead is arranged with the living accommodation on the upper level and the majority of the sleeping accommodation on the lower level.  With four double bedrooms, two sitting rooms, a generous kitchen / breakfast room and an outdoor eating area it is a popular destination for family and other groups whatever the weather..