Coniston 2.5 miles.
Formerly the railway station for the hamlet of Torver, this spacious, semi-detached cottage is superbly-presented, with a comfortable sitting room and even has a telescope to admire the spectacular views of the Coniston Fells, including The Old Man of Coniston.
This excellent cottage is superbly-placed to enjoy this beautiful part of England; with Coniston Water, the third longest lake in the Lake District, less than one mile away, together with two lovely pubs and a delicatessen, all of which serve delicious food less than two minutes’ walk away.
This Torver cottage has extensive grounds leading from the former platform, which overlook adjoining fields, and are a haven for wildlife.
This Torver cottage is ideal for families or friends who enjoy exploring on foot or by bike, with paths running right from the hamlet.
This excellent location has a host of outdoor activities available locally including, horse riding, kayaking, sailing, fishing and climbing, although a quiet cruise on the Steam Gondola is a perfect way to explore the lake.
Grizedale Forest is also less than four miles away, with a host of paths leading through the forest and at the visitor centre there is a tree top adventure course to try your hand at.
The pretty villages of Hawkshead and Coniston are close by and have some lovely individual shops and cafes.
This Torver cottage is a great base to explore the Lake District at any time of the year.
Note: This property is adjacent to Ref. 906562, together they sleep 7.
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.