Coniston 4 miles.
A traditional, 17th century farmhouse based on a National Trust working hill farm, just four miles from Coniston and two and a half miles from the delightful village of Elterwater.
This rural retreat 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 cottage is the low beams, ceilings and doorways.
The property 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, 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 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 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 980718, and together they accommodate 12 people.
Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
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.