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Shepherds Villa

Coniston near Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 935173)

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  • Sleeps 24

  • Bedrooms 9

  • Bathrooms 8

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Mant

    “Beautiful setting and loads of space for large group”


  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A semi-detached Victorian house in the popular village of Coniston, nestling below a dramatic hill known as 'The Old Man of Coniston'.

Set over four floors, Shepherds Villa is full of character and old world charm, with high ceilings and large rooms creating a bright, spacious feeling.

The property offers comfortable accommodation with two sitting rooms, two four-poster beds, en-suite facilities and a games room.

A lovely mature garden is ideal for eating outside and relaxing.

The centre of the village is a short walk away, as is the famous Coniston Water.

With excellent walking and touring opportunities available, this is a terrific base for enjoying a relaxing break.


Over four floors. Nine bedrooms: 1 x four poster double with basin and en-suite shower and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request) with basin, 1 x family room with 1 four poster king-size double, 1 adult bunk and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 four poster king-size double, 1 single and 1 2’6” single, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double, 1 single and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor four poster super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor family room with 1 super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) and 1 single, 1 x second floor family room with 1 king-size double, 1 single and en-suite shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Second floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast table. Utility. Dining room (seats 24). Sitting room (seats 10) with open fire. Second sitting room (seats 16) with electric fire. Basement games room with table football, pool table and bar.


  • Gas central heating with open fire and electric fire
  • Range cooker with double electric oven, 8-ring gas hob, two microwaves, three fridges, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack (winter only) for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 10 cars
  • Bike storage
  • Lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk
  • Note: The use of fireworks is prohibited at this property
  • Note: No hen/stag or similar
  • Note: The owner provides 30 bath towels.

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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, 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

Check in is from 4pm on date of arrival

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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