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Melbourne House

Coniston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 993243)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Melbourne House, a characterful Lakeland stone cottage, sits in the heart of the friendly village of Coniston, in the idyllic Lake District National Park.

Engulfed by the remarkable opportunities of this astounding landscape, this is a charming base for a rural retreat with your friends or family.

Enter your home-from-home from the parking area and be welcomed into a delightful breakfast kitchen, lined with vibrant red worktops and offering a charming breakfast table to enjoy your morning meals at before each day begins.

The original slate flooring leads you into an alluring living/dining room which boasts enticing red sofas and a beautiful rustic woodburner.

A lovely dining area completes the layout.

The ground floor of the property concludes with a neutrally decorated double bedroom.

Two further bedrooms are found on the first floor; a family room and a twin zip/link room offer flexible accommodation depending on the sleeping arrangements you require.

All bedrooms are touched with delightful features to bring real character.

A charming blue and white family shower room completes this level and the fabulous interior of Melbourne House.

Take advantage of this spectacular rural location from the comfort of your lawned garden, the picnic bench showcases the most wonderful fell views.

A short stroll brings you into Coniston, a quaint village with a choice of charming pubs, restaurants and cafés, as well as the Ruskin Museum and the picture-perfect Coniston Water, with its water sport opportunities.

Nearby are some of the National Park's most popular attractions; Hawkshead and Ambleside lie nearby, while a trip further afield takes you to the superb inland resort of Bowness-on-Windermere.

A perfect retreat for you and your loved ones to enjoy all-year-round.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x family room with double and single, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x double zip/link (can be twin on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom and WC. Kitchen. Living/diner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Smart digital TV with Freeview and Netflix, DVD player, WiFi, selection of DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, extra parking on shared drive
  • Lawn with furniture
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Washing machine in shower room
  • Note: Dogs are to be kept downstairs.

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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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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