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Cragg Cottage | Torver

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Standing proudly on the outskirts of the pretty village of Torver is the superb Cragg Cottage. Beautifully renovated to the most exceptional of standards the owners, who also own the 5 star, gold rated Gate House, have lavished all their care and attention to detail to create this exceptional Lake District home.

Built from locally sourced stone this attractive cottage is everything you picture a Lake District cottage to be and so much more. Surrounded by picture-perfect landscaped gardens & patios and enjoying splendid countryside views the picture perfection of its exterior is matched by its splendid and luxurious interior. Once inside Cragg Cottage guests will find an impeccable interior where their every comfort has been carefully considered within this luxurious and sumptuous home.

And as if all this comfort and luxury wasn’t enough guests can also enjoy the pleasure of relaxing in the cottage’s private hot tub. All this adds up to ensure that Cragg Cottage rewards its guests with a truly special and remarkable place to stay, perfect for couples, 2 couples holidaying together or a small family.

Ground Floor
A spacious, heated entrance porch with useful bench seating makes for the perfect place for coats, boots and wet-weather gear. Venturing further into this property leads you to the central entrance hall. From here guests can access the exceptional country cottage kitchen. The kitchen has been created to an exceptional standard with slate flagstone flooring and modern appliances including Miele double oven, hob, dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and Kitchen Aid kettle and 4 slice toaster. There is even a large wall-mounted Smart TV should you wish for entertainment whilst you cook. The kitchen is fully equipped to accommodation its guests every culinary need and is finished with a breakfast bar for 4, the perfect place to enjoy a hearty, home-cooked breakfast before a day’s exploring the area.

Off the kitchen there’s a handy W.C. with sink while double doors to the rear lead on to the terraced garden with open countryside views.

Back across the central hallway lead to the cottage’s dining room and lounge. A circular dining table for 4 provides the perfect setting for your evening meals. Inviting window seats offer comfortable spaces to soak up the views looking out across the pretty garden and splendid countryside. The living space features plump sofas and a huge Smart TV complete with Freeview and Blu-ray player. Finally a log-burning stove provides the centrepiece of this fabulous space and ensures your evenings will be as cosy and as comfortable as your days action-packed and exciting.

1st Floor
A staircase from the central landing leads to the upstairs of this fabulous property. From the landing you have the choice of 2 equally appointed and beautifully finished bedrooms. Each luxuriously furnished with a sumptuous king-size bed complete with Herdy mattress.

Bedroom 1: King-size bed with Herdy mattress. Luxury en-suite bathroom with bath plus separate shower, W.C. and basin. Double aspect windows with countryside views.

Bedroom 2: King-size bed with Herdy mattress. Luxurious, en-suite shower-room with shower, W.C. and basin. Double aspect windows with countryside views.

Outside
Externally Cragg Cottage has been carefully landscaped to create both useful and relaxing spaces. Guests will find a lawn area and a patio with garden furniture for al fresco dining, complete with those gorgeous countryside views. The highlight of the garden is undoubtedly the cottage’s hot tub. Here guests have the enviable opportunity to relax and unwind amidst the luxurious bubbles and gorgeous scenery – heavenly!

Parking
Off road parking for 2 cars on the private drive.
Additional parking on nearby lay-by.

Travelling with a dog?
We can offer free use of a 1 acre enclosed field in Coniston village, perfect for off the lead running, walking, training and playing. Use by arrangement only. Please contact the office for availability.

Facilities include
Bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi, electricity, oil central heating and initial logs for the fire.

No. of dogs welcome
2

Notes

Nearby
Public Transport 1000 yards
Pub 1500 yards
Shop 1500 yards

Local Activities
Torver and the nearby Crake & Woodland Valleys, are beautiful and tranquil areas well worth visiting and exploring. The landscapes here have changed little over time, with farming and forestry still very much in evidence. In springtime the nearby woods that dot the landscape are carpeted with wild garlic and scented bluebells, and away from the noise of the traffic the wildlife and bird song can be truly appreciated.

The area is very popular with walkers and cyclists of all abilities who enjoy escaping the central Lakes crowds. Peaks such as the Old Man of Coniston, can be accessed from the area. Should you be looking for something a little less challenging then the idyllic Torver Common or nearby Beacon Tarn are all popular walking spots.

For cycling enthusiasts there are some fantastic trails to be found in the area and the delights of Grizedale Forest are only a short ride away. For runners of all abilities the Lakeland Trail series visits Coniston village yearly offering 5k, 10k, marathon and half marathon options. A favourite events amongst visitors and locals is the annual Coniston 14, 13.9 miles of scenic beauty as runners of all ages lap Coniston Water. For endurance athletes the Montane Lakeland 100 & Lakeland 50 events depart from Coniston each July and a whole host of water sports can be enjoyed down at the boating centre. Lastly for those who come to walk the area, no trip to Coniston would be complete without a climb up the Old Man of Coniston.

Please see links below for more information.

www.coniston14.co.uk
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/steam-yacht-gondola
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tarn-hows-and-coniston
www.conistonboatingcentre.co.uk
www.ruskinmuseum.com
www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale
www.brantwood.org.uk
www.lakelandtrails.org
https://lakeland100.com/

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