Torver near Coniston, Cumbria & The Lake District
This immaculately-presented, Victorian terraced cottage is set in the hamlet of Torver, just 2.5 miles from Coniston and has an excellent family bathroom with feature roll-top bath, spacious living room with woodburning stove and spectacular views from the rear to the stunning Coniston Fells. This lovely cottage is less than 1.5 miles from Coniston Water in the beautiful Lake District and is a wonderful holiday base. This Coniston cottage has a galley kitchen leading to a spacious dining room, a sitting room with a cosy woodburning stove and soft sofas to snuggle up in after a day out on the stunning fells. This Torver cottage is ideal for families and friends who wish to enjoy all this area has to offer, whether you wish to climb the Old Man of Coniston, kayak on Coniston Water, participate in excellent mountain biking from the door or simply sit back and admire this beautiful area. Located near the centre of Torver village, this cottage is a few minutes’ walk from a village store and an excellent pub serving delicious food and real ales and benefiting from a roaring log fire. Slightly further away in Coniston, there are lots of cafes and pubs and the charming village of Hawkshead is just 15 minutes' drive away, which has a host of specialist shops and the Beatrix Potter Gallery. The Grizedale Forest is easily accessible, with a host of walks and trails through the forest, and at the visitor centre is a tree-top adventure course for the younger members of your group to enjoy. This Torver cottage is perfect all year round and is surrounded by scenery which is forever changing.
Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x second floor king-size double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Oil central heating with woodburning stove. Electric range cooker with oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and wood for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Lockable bike storage. Front enclosed, lawned garden with patio and furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: The second floor king-size bedroom has low beams and may have limited headroom.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Coniston 2 miles.
The small hamlet of Torver peacefully rests amidst some of the Lake District's most beautiful scenery and provides a welcoming 14th Century Inn and a 19th Century church, built on the site of an ancient chapel. Renowned as one of Wordsworth's favourite haunts, today it’s known locally as a starting point for exploring the local fells and the Duddon Valley and offers a superb base for exploring nearby Hawkshead, Ambleside and Windermere. Excellent walking, mountain biking, climbing and watersports opportunities are available locally on Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam and the lovely woodland trails at Grizedale Forest. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the beautiful “Gondola” steam yacht, visit the award winning village of Hawkshead with its fantastic Beatrix Potter Gallery, discover Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country or indulge in a spot of serene fishing on Esthwaite Water. A first class holiday location at any time of the year.