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No. 4 The Forge | Coniston

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No.4 The Forge is nestled within a row of cosy terraced cottages, originally built to house the 19th century copper miners who toiled in the beautiful valley above. Having undergone major refurbishments, No.4 The Forge, the largest of the three forge cottages now benefits from a host of mod cons yet manages to maintain its original cottage charm.

This beautiful terrace stone and slate built cottage has an advantageous positioning, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Yewdale Road, yet close enough to access all the amenities Coniston village has to offer. A cosy & romantic hideaway, the presence of quality is apparent throughout thanks to the owners, who have lavished much care and attention on its restoration.

There is a secluded terraced patio and gravelled garden to the rear of the property, a haven, and perfect for sitting out and admiring the dramatic backdrop of the surrounding woodland and fells. The front of the property offers a fantastic aspect over the bubbling church beck which runs through the heart of Coniston.

No.4 The Forge is situated next door to No.2 & No.3 The Forge. The three individual properties combined have the ability to sleep 12, perfect for larger families.

Ground floor
Open plan sitting & dining area, benefiting from leather sofas, oak features, wood burning stove & Smart TV.

Light & airy kitchen area with electric oven & gas hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washer & dryer.

French doors from the kitchen leading out onto the patio & garden area with views to woodland and fells beyond.

Downstairs W.C & wet room with under floor heating.

First floor
Bedroom 1 - super king size bed (or twin single beds), Smart TV, bespoke handmade oak furniture and views of the village and beck.

En suite bathroom with double ended bath, shower over, W.C & underfloor heating.

Bedroom 2 - king size bed (or twin single beds), Smart TV, bespoke handmade oak furniture, French doors out onto balcony window with views of the garden, woodland and fells beyond

En suite wet room with waterfall shower, W.C & underfloor heating.

A lovely rear garden with slate paved patio, garden furniture, views to the fells, gravelled area, trees and shrubs.

Shared lockable outhouse (for guests use only) perfect for storing bicycles, kayaks, small dinghies, push chairs, prams and wet weather gear.

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 included
Bed linen, towels, electricity, Wi-Fi, gas central heating & initial logs for the fire.

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Reserved parking for 1 car with additional free parking nearby

Public Transport 500 yards
Pub 200 yards
Shop 200 yards

Cottage Postcode
LA21 8HL

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Local Activities
Coniston is an excellent centre for outdoor enthusiasts, with some superb climbing, walking, water sports, fishing and cycling to be had all year round.

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 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.

However for those who like to keep their feet firmly on the ground there's The Ruskin Museum, which depicts the fascinating history of the area including the famous water speed record attempt of Donald Campbell and on the eastern shores of the lake lies Brantwood the Victorian home of philosopher John Ruskin, where regular events and art courses are held. Should you just wish to relax during your time here then the tremendous landscape of cascading waterfalls, streams, lakes and mountains should help you switch off from modern life. Delights such as Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest are nearby and prove to be ever popular with visitors of all ages.

Please see below links or enquire for more information.

On Friday, 11 Sep 2020
Was extremely well cleaned and felt safe in the current pandemic.
On Friday, 31 May 2019
The cottage, No. 4 the Forge, was lovely. It was very clean, as usual, and in a great location for pubs, shops, mountains and the lake.
On Friday, 28 Dec 2018
Stayed here at Christmas. Fantastic cottage and fittings. We will be back again soon.
On Friday, 14 Dec 2018
Beautiful, comfortable cottage with stunning walks from the front door. Look forward to returning.
On Friday, 23 Nov 2018
Been to Coniston many times. This was our first time a No. 4 The Forge and hopefully not our last. An excellent cottage in a perfect location. Even though it rained constantly we still had a great time, walked with the dogs and took advantage of the brilliant central heating and drying facilities at the cottage.
On Monday, 29 Oct 2018
All round excellent.
On Monday, 29 Oct 2018
Lovely cottage with a great position in the heart of Coniston.
On Friday, 19 Oct 2018
A beautiful cottage in a great location. We will make every effort to come back.
On Friday, 31 Aug 2018
Lovely holiday with lots to do and had a great time, we don't want to leave. Hope to come back soon.
On Friday, 27 Jul 2018
Very enjoyable stay at No. 4 The Forge. Great Cottage with a very cosy and modern feel. Great pubs in village and some good walks around.
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