May 29, 2024

The Old Sawpit

Ambleside, Cumbria


The Old Sawpit was above the original saw pit, which is now Jontys, and was where the cartwheels were made by the Elterwater Wheelwrights. Its been a home or holiday flat since the late 1880's, originally let by my parents as their first holiday cottage.


Accommodation Details

Its the upper floor of a traditional stone built Lakeland property, and has long been a favourite for familys and couples who enjoy long walks, followed by evenings with a glass of wine in front of the log burning stove. On sunny days the front steps make a great place to sit and read the morning paper (or browse the internet with the free wifi) or simply watch the world go by.
Situated on the eastern edge of Elterwater village, the location is perfect for walks around the surrounding Langdale valley, while the Britannia Inn will keep you well fed and watered. If a little more exercise is called for, try your skill on the village bowling green.
The Old Sawpit is accessed by traditional slate steps. The front door leads straight into the living/dining room with its feature log-burning stove. A hallway leads to a fitted kitchen with serving/gossip hatch through to the dining area, two bedrooms, one king size and one twin room and the bathroom with bath and separate shower situated at the rear of the building.


Price Guide:

�425-�619, Short Breaks available during Winter


General Details

Parking: Off road parking for one car.
Washing facilities in separate shared laundry
Pets: Pets welcome.
Electric & fuel: Included.
Heating type: Night storage heaters.
Garden: No private garden, although picnic benches available on grassed area behind The Old Sawpit.
Linen & Towels included.
Pub: 100yds to The Britannia Inn


Other Information

Visit britain graded 4 Star


Booking Enquiry

Property Name

The Old Sawpit


LA22 9HS


015394 37417

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