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Becks Fold

Coniston near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 3854)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • “Great place to stay.”
    Coniston was an excellent place to be. Less touristy than other lakes. The cottage was close to the village and the lake. Great for walking. The Ruskin museum was interesting for a rainy morning. Brantwood was definitely worth a visit, whether on foot or by ferry, or for the less active by car. ...
    Coniston was an excellent place to be. Less touristy than other lakes. The cottage was close to the village and the lake. Great for walking. The Ruskin museum was interesting for a rainy morning. Brantwood was definitely worth a visit, whether on foot or by ferry, or for the less active by car. The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable. The owner had obviously gone to a great deal of trouble to make it appealing. The accommodation was spacious. The garden was smaller than it looked in the photo, but still great for relaxing on a summer evening.
    - A TripAdvisor Member, July 2017
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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Coniston 0.7 miles.

An outstanding, detached house in tiny Haws Bank, close to the centre of Coniston.

Offering first class accommodation over three floors, this cottage boasts contemporary styling, a spacious living room, woodburner, vaulted ceiling with lovely old beams, a modern kitchen and beautiful bedrooms with en-suite facilities.

Extra touches such as underfloor heating and a spa bath create a luxurious cottage of real style.

Outside, the garden of this superb cottage is set over two tiers, with drystone walls built by local craftsmen providing a lovely space to relax and listen to the babbling beck that flows past.

The cottage is set in a quiet, peaceful location with lovely views of the countryside and magnificent ‘Old Man of Coniston’.

The local fells provide superb walking, while Coniston Water offers sailing and leisure cruises.

A great retreat to get together in this outstanding cottage.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Four bedrooms, all with TV: 1 x lower ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower, whirlpool bath, basin, WC plus dressing room & doors to garden, 1 x lower ground floor twin, 1 x lower ground floor double, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin & WC. Lower ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Ground floor basin & WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility room. Living room with woodburner & sofa bed.

Amenities

  • Gas underfloor heating with woodburner in living room
  • Dual fuel cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 6 x TVs with Freeview
  • Fuel, power & initial supply for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars, good roadside parking available for further two cars
  • Spacious 2 tier garden with BBQ, decking & furniture
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking, no stag/hen parties & no under 21s
  • Shop 8 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk.

About the location

CONISTON

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, the former 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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