Coniston Water, Cumbria & The Lake District
This extremely comfortable cottage sits in six acres of shared grounds, just a short stroll from Coniston Water in the Lake District National Park. Carefully appointed to provide spacious holiday accommodation, this cottage near Coniston has been converted from part of the outbuildings of a country house to provide accommodation made up of two self-contained apartments that are linked together. Two separate entrances along with two kitchens and two sitting rooms make this ideal accommodation for two couples or for a family who wish to have a little space for themselves. The open plan living area on the first floor offers stunning views and benefits from a sunny balcony where you can do a spot of birdwatching or just enjoy the peaceful surroundings. On cooler evenings, there is a cosy open fire to snuggle beside after a busy day exploring this enchanting area. There is plenty of space for guests to spread out in this light and bright holiday cottage near Coniston, with a second kitchen and a cosy snug room on the ground floor, along with a double bedroom boasting en-suite facilities. With no internal steps on the ground floor and easy access from the outside, this cottage in Coniston may be suitable for accompanied disabled guests. Outside is a private patio area, fully-equipped with a gas barbecue and furniture. Guests are welcome to roam the six acres of shared grounds, and will find access to the Lake Bank jetty close by. From here, guests can use the owners' Canadian canoe and four kayaks (at your own risk) for a splendid afternoon spent cruising along the lake. This Lake District cottage has superb walking and mountain biking available from the doorstep, whilst the bustling village of Coniston is less than 15 minutes' drive away. With so much to do in the fantastic area, this Coniston cottage provides a perfect base for your Lake District adventure.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single, 1 x adult bunks. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire. Ground floor kitchen. Ground floor snug.
Electric digital radiators with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and logs for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lockable bike storage. Four well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub 2 miles.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Torver 3 miles; Coniston 6 miles.
Coniston Water, one of the most imposing and beautiful English Lakes, is situated to the west of Lake Windermere. To the northern end of the lake, the pretty village of Coniston is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District National Park and makes a superb base for touring Hawkshead, Ambleside and Windermere. Superb walking, mountain biking and climbing are available locally on Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam, while Grizedale Forest offers lovely woodland trails. The quiet lake is ideal for dinghy sailing and canoeing, or a leisure cruise on the beautiful steam yacht 'Gondola'. Visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery at Hawkshead, Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country, or Esthwaite Water, famous for its fishing.