Named after the ducks that come to the door to be fed

Duckling Cottage is one of a small cluster of cottages, located at the entrance to the fifty-acre prestigious Pullwood Bay Estate just 2 miles from Ambleside. This completely renovated beautifully presented property offers contemporary living with excellent facilities which are sure to delight guests in any season. There are miles of enjoyable walks to explore from the door, without the need for a car.

Access to Pullwood Bay estate private Windermere lake frontage and jetty is only a short stroll down the driveway. You can enjoy spectacular views, enjoy picnics by the lake, walk or cycle through the extensive grounds, or even bring your own canoe or kayak.

The rural setting still offers easy access to Ambleside’s shops, pubs and restaurants and is ideally situated only half a mile from the famous Drunken Duck Inn serving its own beer brewed on the premises and gastropub delights.

Duckling Cottage has been lovingly restored by its current owners offering superior cottage styling throughout, with co-ordinated decor and soft furnishings – a real home from home for couples or small families.


Rear patio with picnic table in the quiet open-plan courtyard and small sunny front garden with seating. Shared access to a private lakeshore area and over 50 acres of grounds. Private woodland parking for 2 cars. Nearest pub The Drunken Duck approx half a mile, Ambleside village centre 2 miles.

Furnishings throughout

Comfortable and cosy with wooden flooring to the sitting room and carpeted bedrooms.

There are pleasant outlooks from all windows and the sitting room and main bedroom overlook the garden and neighbouring fields.


  • Parking at the cottage for two cars.
  • Beautiful lawned gardens, lakeshore and jetty.
  • Bring your own canoes or hire locally.
  • Boat launching by prior agreement.


  • Sorry no dogs
  • Non-smoking
  • Duvets/beds made up
  • Towels included
  • Gas central heating and hot water
  • Electric fan oven/gas hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cot and high chair to order
  • £100 returnable security deposit

Ground Floor

Entrance to the cottage from the courtyard in to the lovely light open plan living room/kitchen/dining room with dual aspect. Lounge area with gas log burner, TV/recorder with Freeview and on-demand, DVD, free Wi-Fi, radio and Bluetooth music system. Contemporary kitchen is fully equipped with quality integrated appliances.

First floor

Upstairs you will find two beautiful bedrooms – a master with a king-sized bed and TV, and a second room with twin beds (2ft6 wide beds). Both rooms have interesting rooflines and some exposed beams. Modern bathroom features bath, basin, separate shower and wc.

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