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Farmstead

Water Yeat, Coniston Water, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 27144)

  • Farmstead - (Ref. 27144)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Mrs Muco

    “We visited Lake District in Christmas.”

    ..absolutely beautiful place! Plenty of thing to do, outstanding views ...

    ..absolutely beautiful place! Plenty of thing to do, outstanding views Farmstead is located near a main road which did not bordered us but I think it could be worse during the summer; walks available form the door step. Cottage generally pleasing with a great atmosphere, just the sofas could be a bit bigger as for 5 people not 100% comfortable...,the fireplace recompensed however :) Minuses: the toilet seat kept moving ...silly thing, but annoying :) Cleanness could be in a higher standard: hairs found in the bath; pillows on the sofas dirty, bed throw dirty as well...

Features

  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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The property

Built in the 17th century, this traditional, terraced Lakeland farmhouse is situated in Water Yeat, a small hamlet in the Crake Valley, just 5 minutes’ walk from the shores of Allan Tarn, and 10 minutes’ walk from Coniston Water in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

With so much to see and do in the area, this cottage is perfect for families and groups of friends.

Sitting in landscaped grounds and boasting stunning views from the front of the Grizedale Fells, the cottage oozes character and charm with stone flagged floors, huge oak beams and a cosy sitting room with a woodburning stove set into a spectacular inglenook fireplace.

Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is a well-equipped fitted kitchen, whilst upstairs are two comfortable bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities.

Outside is a typical cottage garden, a perfect place to enjoy the morning sun whilst planning the day’s activities, and a shared, rear lawned garden with wonderful views.

From the rear of the cottage is a lovely walk up to Beacon Tarn, with access on to the Cumbria Way long-distance path, or, crossing the River Crake to Nibthwaite you can access the fells on the north side of Coniston Water.

Alternatively, just a ten-minute drive away is the Lakeland village of Coniston where you can admire The Old Man of Coniston.

For the outdoor enthusiast, Coniston has some excellent opportunities for fishing, sailing, kayaking, gorge scrambling and mountain climbing, however for a gentler day, you can always opt for a peaceful cruise on the steam gondola.

This character cottage with its pretty garden is the ideal place to explore this mesmerising part of the Lake District.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x bathroom with bath, shower over and WC, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and wood-burning stove.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with wood-burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Nespresso coffee machine (pods not provided), washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking with additional roadside parking
  • Lockable bike storage (bring own lock)
  • Rear shared lawned garden and enclosed, front lawned garden
  • One well-behaved dog welcome (downstairs only)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Steep stone stairs and low beams inside property, care to be taken and may not be suitable for children or those with limited mobility.

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About the location

WATER YEAT, CONISTON WATER

Torver 3 miles; Coniston 6 miles; Ulverston 8 miles.

Water Yeat is a small hamlet in the Crake Valley, not far from the shores of Allan Tarn, featured in Arthur Ransome's book Swallows And Amazons as Octopus Lake, and a 10 minute walk from the shores of Coniston Water in the beautiful Lake District National Park. At the southern tip of Coniston Water, where Allan Tarn turns into the Crake River, lie the Hamlets of Water Yeat and Nibthwaite. Coniston Water, one of the most imposing and beautiful English Lakes, is situated to the west of Lake Windermere. To the northern end of the lake, the pretty village of Coniston is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District National Park and makes a superb base for touring Hawkshead, the Langdales, Ambleside and Windermere. Also in the area is Beacon Tarn, featured on Britain’s Favourite View and also reached when venturing along the Long Distance Path of Cumbria Way. Beacon Tarn is a wonderfully tranquil place and well worth a visit. Superb walking, mountain biking and climbing are available locally on Coniston Old Man, Tilberthwaite and Wetherlam, while Grizedale Forest offers lovely woodland trails. The quiet lake is ideal for dinghy sailing and canoeing, or a leisure cruise on the beautiful steam yacht 'Gondola'. Visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery at Hawkshead, Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country, or Esthwaite Water, famous for its fishing.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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