Coniston near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District
Built in 1850, this traditional terraced stone cottage is situated in an elevated location overlooking Coniston village and has stunning views across the lake to Brantwood and Grizedale Forest. The spectacular sunsets reflect on the length of Coniston Water - the constantly changing views alone will provide a natural theatre all day long. This Coniston cottage has been lovingly restored to provide beautiful spacious accommodation, including a cosy sitting room with a woodburning stove set in a slate inglenook fireplace, stone floors and feature exposed stone walls, as well as those impressive views of Coniston Water. Offering two delightful bedrooms, including a spacious king-size room with a charming window seat, this Coniston cottage is perfect for romantic weekends, family holidays or get-togethers with friends. This Coniston cottage is superbly located to enjoy all the village has to offer. Enjoy the local Bluebird Bitter in one of the many bars and cafes, most of which have breathtaking views of the Old Man of Coniston. Coniston has some excellent sporting facilities including fishing, sailing, kayaking, gorge scrambling, mountain climbing and mountain cycling. For the less energetic, there is always a tranquil glide on the steamboat Gondola, taking you from Coniston across to Brantwood down the length of the lake. This is a gem of a cottage in Coniston, with perfect lake views.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fully fitted kitchen with dining area. Rear porch/utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Gas central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Gas and electricity inc. in rent. Fuel for woodburning stove available to purchase locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small front terrace with seat. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pubs 2 mins walk.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Hawkshead 4 miles; Ambleside 8 miles.
Nestling at the head of Coniston Water, the pretty village of Coniston is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District National Park, making it a superb base for touring, with Hawkshead, Ambleside and Windermere just a short drive away. Superb walking, mountain biking and climbing are available locally on Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam, and the lovely woodland trails at Grizedale Forest. For water sports enthusiasts the quiet lake is ideal for dinghy sailing and canoeing, whilst the less active can enjoy a leisure cruise on the beautiful steam yacht ‘Gondola’. Nearby attractions include the award winning village of Hawkshead, home of the Beatrix Potter Gallery, Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country and Esthwaite Water, famous for its fishing. A first class holiday location at any time of the year.