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Ash Gill Cottage

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Torver, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

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

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  • spacious (3)
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7 Customer Reviews

  • "Fabulous property, one of the best we’ve ever stayed in."

    Location is perfect for accessing from the south, and for exploring the surrounding area. (And being able to access Coniston Old Man directly from the house was the icing on the cake, such a beautiful walk.) Plenty of parking space. Downstairs rooms are good size, with huge comfortable sofas, and well equipped modern kitchen. Plenty of space for boots and for hanging coats. Bedrooms all very comfortable and spacious. Would definitely stay here again if we return to the Coniston area.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Apr 2024

  • "I don't really want to leave a review as then others will know what a lovely place Ash Gill Cottage is."

    The owners have put a lot of thought into what makes an excellent self-catering cottage. It's very well equipped, very comfortable, and extremely homely. Oh, and it was immaculate. 2 little things would be nice, the option to turn one if the twins into a double and a slow cooker to have something ready and warm to come home to after walking in the area. We didn't rate the pub, food was ok, and we thought overpriced and the service was slow but Coniston and Ulverston are only a short drive away for supplies. The location of the cottage is ideal for walks. We are already looking at returning next year.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and lovely location."

    Had everything we needed. Very clean and comfortable. My only suggestion was some basics in the cupboard such as salt pepper oil sugar. As I wouldn't expect to bring those items.

    Reviewed by Rowana5.0Oct 2023

  • "Loved the cottage."

    Clean, spacious, tasteful and well equipped. Excellent location for exploring the southern lakes. Pub nearby was good for a decent meal or a pre dinner drink. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Spacious,clean house."

    Wonderful location. My family definitely would be happy to book the cottage again.

    Reviewed by Olena5.0Aug 2023

  • "The property we stayed on was excellent well equipped with everything needed"

    Reviewed by Adele5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely place, perfect location."

    ... Given the opportunity we will certainly be back... loved our stay,thank you

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Jul 2023

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV/DVD and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin with TV/DVD, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Hive controllable LPG central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • 3 x TVs and WiFi
  • Sky TV in the livingroom
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available at the property
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub, 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Set in the quaint rural village of Torver, Cumbria, lies this charming, three-bedroom holiday home, Ash Gill Cottage.

Perfect for families seeking a peaceful escape to the countryside, this property boasts a plethora of tasteful on-site amenities, well-presented living spaces, and terrific positioning within the gorgeous landscape of the Lake District National Park.

Inside, the designated chef will be pleased to find a fully-equipped kitchen, where tasty home-cooked meals can be whipped up to be savoured around the dining table or by the warmth of a centrepiece woodburning stove in the plush, living/dining room where you and the family can enjoy a film or two on the stylish Smart TV.

In the warmer months, take your meals outside to enjoy alfresco in the furnished rear garden, a great spot for a soothing morning coffee whilst soaking in your tranquil surroundings.

In the evenings, treat yourself to an indulgent bath before retiring to one of three inviting bedrooms, including a king with accompanying en-suite shower - an idyllic spot to wash away the day as you prepare for a new one.

If you fancy exploring your local surroundings, stock up on supplies at the Torver Deli, grab some traditional pub fare at The Wilsons Arms or enjoy home made cakes, coffees and lunches at Undercrag studio and cafe, - both locations just a stone's throw away from your lodgings.

Nearby Coniston hosts several spots popular with tourists, including The Ruskin Museum and the National Trust landmark of the Steam Yacht Gondola, which offers sailing trips on Coniston Water between the months of April and October.

During your stay in the Lake District, be sure to visit some of the famous attractions and locales it contains, such as the Stock Ghyll Force waterfall in Ambleside, the Wordsworth Grasmere museum and Rydal Cave.

Bring your loved ones for an unforgettable stay at Ash Gill Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

TORVER

Coniston 2 miles.

The small hamlet of Torver peacefully rests amidst some of the Lake District's most beautiful scenery and provides a 19th century church, built on the site of an ancient chapel. Torver has a fantastic pubs on offer, a Deli and Undercrag studio & cafe, so you will be spoilt for choice for great food. Renowned as one of Wordsworth's favourite haunts, today it’s known locally as a starting point for exploring the local fells and the Duddon Valley and offers a superb base for exploring nearby Hawkshead, Ambleside and Windermere. Excellent walking, mountain biking, climbing and watersports opportunities are available locally on Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam and the lovely woodland trails at Grizedale Forest. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the beautiful Gondola steam yacht, visit the award-winning village of Hawkshead with its fantastic Beatrix Potter Gallery, discover Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country or indulge in a spot of serene fishing on Esthwaite Water. A first class holiday location at any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas