Just 500 yards from the centre of vibrant Ambleside, Overbeck Cottage is one of two small cottages adjoining Riverside Lodge, a property of immense charm and character in a unique location on the banks of the River Rothay which flows through the grounds of the property before running into Lake Windermere. Within a level stroll from the cottage you will find a host of restaurants and activities to suit all ages. Ambleside is well served with numerous attractions including two cinemas, the Armitt Museum depicting the life and times of the village, tennis courts, bowling green and even an indoor climbing wall.
Overbeck Cottage is a four star, quality self catering cottage offering great character and charm for two occupants, the perfect choice for a romantic break at any time of the year. The cottage offers mesmerising views of the riverbank from all rooms, across the lush green garden areas and beyond to Loughrigg Fell, very tempting to the walkers among you! Overbeck Cottage has a outdoor patio overlooking the river and a spacious car park just across the private foot bridge from the property.The property is within a few metres of the River Rothay (which flows through the garden) where fishing is available:Type of fishing:
limited fly fishing. Locals tend to use worm or spinner.Type of fish:
The river holds brown trout. Very occasional late season salmon and sea trout turn up. Chub and roach are possible but unlikely.Licence:
An Environmental Agency rod licence is required. These are available online
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. The stretch of water is outside of WADAA control hence no additional licence is required. Months:
15th March – 30th September. Closed season is 1st October to 14th March. Additional details about this can be found
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Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space with...
Kitchen: With fridge, 4* freezer, electric oven, induction hob and microwave. Door to patio overlooking river.
Lounge: With feature electric firesuite, Freeview TV and blu-ray player. The dining table is strategically placed to take in the wonderful view of the river and grounds from the Juliette balcony
First Floor: Bedroom 1: King size bed, hairdryer and clock radio alarm.
Bathroom: with shower over bath, wash basin and WC and heated towel rail.
All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Sorry no cot or high chair available, as the property is not suitable for babies or children, couples only will be accepted. Free wi-fi internet access provided.Outside: Private off road parking. The access to the property is from the main parking area and via a private footbridge. You can pull up on the roadside if you wish to unload directly outside the property. Patio area with seating. Shared garden area