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Fellside Cottage

Coniston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972640)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    Mrs Homer

    “Made full use of, and very much ...”

    Made full use of, and very much appreciated, the secure bicycle store. Would have also been good to know that there was an actual freezer [in the understairs cupboard] in addition to the freezer box in the fridge, as we could have organised our catering slightly differently.

    Made full use of, and very much appreciated, the secure bicycle store. Would have also been good to know that there was an actual freezer [in the understairs cupboard] in addition to the freezer box in the fridge, as we could have organised our catering slightly differently. Very comfy bed and plenty of space with just 2 of us.

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Fellside Cottage is a delightful traditional cottage on a working farm in the heart of the Cumbrian countryside, with wide-ranging views over the breathtaking and unspoiled Woodlands Fell.

ideally located for a couple or family of walkers and cyclists who want to explore the beauties of the spellbinding Lake District, or those wanting the peace and seclusion If you're looking for the peace and seclusion of a country holiday, then this comfortable and very pretty character cottage is ideally located for a couple or family of walkers and cyclists who want to explore the beauties of the spellbinding Lake District. As you enter through the door of Fellside Cottage, you're immediately struck by the cosy cottage ambience of this charming property.

Attached to the original 18th-century farmhouse, the cottage preserves plenty of character features including original beams.

The living area has a feature wooden fireplace with electric wood burner and lovely comfortable seating for 4.

The open plan layout leads to the kitchen and dining area where there's plenty of cottage charm plus every modern convenience.

There's also a downstairs bathroom with bathtub, shower over, wash basin and WC and a utility room housing the washer and tumble dryer.

Upstairs there are two cosy bedrooms, 1 double with a washbasin and beautiful views over the Fells, and one twin bedroom. One of the real features of Fellside Cottage is its fabulous countryside location and what better way to enjoy it than from your own courtyard, with bench seating and colourful flower tubs and views out over the farm to the fells beyond.

There's also off road parking for 2 cars. Fellside Cottage really encourages you to get away from it all, either walking or riding your bike for which secure storage is provided.

For a real challenge, the main Ulverston to Carlisle footpath is just half a mile away and the farm and surrounding countryside are crisscrossed by paths and trails where your only company will be the local flora and fauna. If you feel the need to venture further afield, Fellside Cottage is located on the fells between Coniston Water and the Duddon Estuary.

Windermere is easily accessible and you can spend the day hopping on and off the iconic steamers, allowing you to explore car-free.

And don't miss a trip on the newly restored Victorian Steam Yacht Gondola around Coniston Water where Arthur Ransome set his classic Swallows and Amazons books.

Visit the Lakeland Motor Museum to find out more about the Campbells and their iconic water speed records.

And with some of the best fine dining in Britain, spend your evenings relaxing in a friendly gastropub or restaurant enjoying local specialities like Cumberland sausage! If your idea of heaven is walking and cycling the fells of Britain's favourite country park, then Fellside Cottage is the ideal location for your Lake District holiday at any time of year.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 double with washbasin, 1 twin, ground floor family bathroom with bathtub and shower over, wash basin and WC. Open plan living/dining and cooking area with fully equipped kitchen and separate utility room.

Amenities

  • Electric storage heaters plus electric wood burner style stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher and microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Electricity inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate available (small charge)
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Courtyard with bench seating, secure storage for bikes
  • Up to 2 dogs welcome (small charge)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Countryside walks.

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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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