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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.

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!

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 and initial logs for the fire.

No. of dogs welcome


Public Transport 1000 yards
Pub 1500 yards
Shop 1500 yards

Security Deposit
Due to the high quality of the property we require a security deposit of £300 per booking. This will be pre-authorised, but not taken, on the credit/debit card used to pay your final balance two weeks prior to your arrival.

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.

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On Friday, 29 Apr 2022
Stunning cottage, very spacious and spotlessly clean. I really don't think the cottage could be improved upon.
On Friday, 25 Mar 2022
We have enjoyed a wonderful week in this beautiful cottage. We have walked from the cottage to Coniston and enjoyed eating out most nights in the village at The Steam Bistro & The Black Bull. We knew the cottage would be lovely having stayed many times at Gate House and we call this cottage "our little Gate House". Thank you!
On Friday, 18 Mar 2022
I chose Coppermines because of the quality of the cottages on offer through it. A quality service but with a local, personal feel to it. I can't think of anything that could be improved. We have loved our stay and the whole booking process and information in the lead up was professional, friendly and spot-on. We would definitely return to Cragg Cottage. Perfect!
On Friday, 18 Mar 2022
How lucky we were with the weather this week! It's been sunny every day. Cragg Cottage is stunning. And better than home from home (there's a few styling and decorating ideas we're taking home with us)! This is our perfect house. Eating out wise; Our Plaice in Coniston is great and The Wilson's Arms up the road does delicious food. Fab walks from the doorstep too, Thank you!
On Friday, 11 Mar 2022
A wonderful week in a wonderful cottage with everything we needed. Lovely walks from the doorstep in every direction. Loved the hot tub after a day of walking.
On Friday, 04 Mar 2022
Another gorgeous cottage ,having stayed several times at both Gate House and Roseberry Cottage, the hot tub is a real luxurious addition to the already beautifully appointed Cragg Cottage. The secure garden is also a real benefit. We'll be back (hopefully). Many thanks as always!.
On Monday, 28 Feb 2022
Lovely cottage, delightfully warm and cosy. Hot tub was fantastic after a walk to Coniston. Many thanks.
On Friday, 25 Feb 2022
Wow - we are so thankful! What a beautiful cottage and location. The hot tub has been the highlight of our stay. The cottage oozes luxury, the attention to detail is spot on! We will be back!
On Friday, 18 Feb 2022
We had a fantastic stay in this beautiful cottage. Very comfortable and we love the hot tub. We will be back. Thank you.
Family D & Family DV
On Friday, 04 Feb 2022
A perfect cottage for a mid-way, long overdue catch up. Great location, very comfortable beds and we loved the hot tub! We'll definitely be back. Thank you!
On Friday, 28 Jan 2022
Beautiful cottage. Well appointed with everything we needed. Fabulous thankyou. 10/10.
On Monday, 17 Jan 2022
A perfect treat for a 50th birthday. What a perfect "cottage" (it's massive!) in a beautiful area. We will be back.
On Monday, 20 Dec 2021
Beautiful cottage which we've enjoyed immensely. Standard is superb and thoroughly deserves a 5 star rating. We explored Coniston, Ambleside, Windermere and Tarn Hows. Here's a path to Torver out of the cottage. One of our best Christmas's ever!
On Monday, 13 Dec 2021
Beautiful new property for Coppermines agency. We have stayed in Gate House in Coniston a few years ago so we knew the standard of this property would be of high quality given it has the same owners. The property fully deserves the 5 star rating. Thoroughly enjoyed our pre-Christmas break walking break. Thank you very much.
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