Coniston near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District
Coniston 4 miles. A traditional 17th century detached farmhouse on a National Trust working hill farm, just 4 miles from Coniston and 2.5 miles from the delightful village of Elterwater. This Coniston cottage is furnished to a comfortable standard and is in a wonderful secluded location with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Part of the charm of this Coniston cottage is the low beams, ceilings and doorways. This gem of a Coniston cottage is ideal for a family holiday as it has three bedrooms and boasts beams and a woodburner in the sitting room, creating a homely atmosphere to greet you after a day out exploring the fells. With walking and mountain biking available from the door of this cottage near Coniston, this is a fabulous destination for those wishing to explore the Lake District, whilst the charming villages of Elterwater, Coniston and Hawkshead have well stocked village shops and traditional pubs. An easy walk from this Coniston cottage brings you to Tarn Hows – a much-loved and visited spot in the Lake District, and the area is well known for its views towards Wetherlam, the Helvellyn range and the Langdale Pikes. A wonderful Coniston cottage for anyone wishing to escape from the everyday hustle and bustle, in the heart of the Lake District. Note: This cottage can be booked with ref 10732 and together they accommodate 12 people.
Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with inglenook fireplace and woodburner.
Electric storage heaters with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. All fuel, power and wood for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available. Off road parking for 2 cars. Storage for bikes. Enclosed front garden with furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 2.5 miles. Note: This cottage is situated half a mile up a single track drive. Note: Low ceilings and doorways.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
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, Windermere and Grasmere 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 watersports 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’, or visit Brantwood, home of John Ruskin. 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.