Timley Knott | Coniston
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Timley Knott | Coniston

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Situated in Haws Bank, and with all the amenities of Coniston village close at hand, is the stunning Timley Knott.

From the outside this is the epitome of a quaint, picture perfect country cottage complete with a neat manicured lawn, gravelled drive and a delicately pretty clematis adorning the entrance way. The property, built on a bank is double storey at the front and expands to triple storey at the rear. This has provided the owners with some exciting internal and external features that make this house very different and full of surprises.

Offering flexibility and superb finish, Timley Knott is the perfect choice for families, friends, couples & outdoor enthusiasts alike. Enjoying the best of both worlds the cottage is a short, scenic walk by disused railway line into the village of Coniston but also offers immediate access onto footpaths and cycle trails leading to down the lake and up to the fells.

Ground floor
Entrance into bright and airy hallway. The open plan living area is striking in design and is full of charm, character and the latest mod cons. The sitting room is tastefully adorned with quirky personal pieces and artwork that reflect the owners' lives of travel, adventure and interest in the decorative arts. A wood burning stove, an abundance of cosy seating and soft lighting make this a wonderful place to relax and unwind. There's also a large curved smart TV, Blu Ray/DVD player & a selection of games and books to keep all members of your party entertained.

The dining area and kitchen occupies the rear of the house, again complete with personal touches and the latest mod cons that contrast with the beautiful original cooking range which is still in place. Well-appointed the kitchen benefits from a gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave oven, fridge-freezer & filtered water on tap.

The piece de resistance is the glass fronted Juliet balcony accessed through large double French doors in the dining area; bringing the outside in and offering wonderful views across to Coniston Water and the Grizedale hills beyond.

There's also a small cloakroom with W.C just off the hall.

First floor
Upstairs you will find two spacious, bright bedrooms and the house bathroom.

Bedroom 1 - twin single beds and views over the fields and fells, smart TV & en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 2 - king size bed, lake views & smart TV.

House bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, W.C and magnificent views.

Lower Ground floor
Accessed via the rear of the property is a large self-contained bedroom complete again with the latest mod cons including smart TV, en suite shower room, a small kitchenette area and a king sized bed.

This quirky room with its own private outdoor space makes the house perfect for those visiting with friends or relatives or teenage children. The small kitchenette has a sink, small fridge, kettle & toaster for convenience.

Bedroom 3 - (self-contained) - king sized bed, en-suite shower room, small kitchenette area, smart TV, French doors leading onto a decked terrace with furniture and garden view.

Please note: this bedroom is not suitable for young children without an adult as there is no direct access to it from within the house.

From the kitchen you enjoy immediate access to the cottage garden and separate heated utility room with all the facilities you will need to dry your boots and coats and to store all of your equipment after a day exploring the fells (washing machine, tumble dryer, radiator, extra fridge).

The covered side return provides dry access to the front drive and secure storage for bikes/kayaks with solid shackle points and a hosepipe for washing equipment down.

Directly outside the kitchen door you will find the first of two outdoor seating areas with a table and chairs for six and views to Coniston Water and the hills beyond. Tasteful glass panels shelter you while you dine or relax. An all-weather BBQ and a steamer chair are also on hand

The rear garden is made up of a small lawned area complete with shrubs and borders that finishes at a gently flowing beck. The garden is a haven for wildlife especially birds but also including the resident stone badger, don't be alarmed, it doesn't move.

To the front of the cottage there is a small lawned area and gravelled driveway.

Travelling with a dog?
We can offer free use of a 1 acre 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
Gas central heating, electricity, fibre broadband internet, Wi-Fi, EV charging, bed linen, towels & initial bag of logs.

Driveway parking for 1 car, unrestricted parking in the layby across the road.

NEW! EV charging point.

Public Transport 200 yards
Pub - 500 yards
Shop 1/2 mile

Cottage Postcode
LA21 8AP

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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.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • EV Charging Point
  • Log Fire / Stove
  • Lake View
  • Number of pets: 2
  • Wi-fi
  • Cycle Storage
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Iron
  • Hair dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • EV charger
  • Microwave
  • Visit England 4 Star Rating
On Wednesday, 28 Dec 2022
Lovely cottage, stayed for Christmas and the Christmas decorations made it feel very homely. First time staying at this cottage and booked again for next Christmas!
On Monday, 13 Jun 2022
A beautiful cottage in our favourite holiday spot. The loveliest cottage I have ever stayed in. Everything works beautifully and the decor is delightful and unusual. Very comfy beds.
On Friday, 03 Jun 2022
We loved your house, it was perfect for us. We had a fantastic weekend. Thank you!
C&R Families
On Friday, 15 Apr 2022
Thank you for a lovely stay - perfect location for lots of mountain climbing then beautifully equipped for cosy evenings in!
On Friday, 25 Mar 2022
Beautiful cottage, fabulous location and very comfortable. We have loved every minute of our weekend - weather was wonderful too. Thanks!
On Monday, 14 Mar 2022
We have had a truly great stay! The cottage is in such a perfect location - near to lovely pubs, the lake and duckies!! We had everything we needed (and more!) in the house, so thank you very much for ensuring our stay was so good!
E&F Families
On Friday, 25 Feb 2022
We absolutely loved it here, a true home from home! Can't wait to come back one day. Thank you.
On Monday, 11 Oct 2021
An amazing week (with sunshine). Beautiful home from home. View is awesome!! Thank you, we will be back!
On Friday, 01 Oct 2021
Very homely and comfortable with a stylish decor. Really well equipped kitchen and we appreciated the Smart TVs.
S&F Families
On Monday, 27 Sep 2021
Had a great time with our 9 month old grandson. Lovely cottage. High standards and you have thought of everything. Made lots of memories. We will be back!
On Friday, 03 Sep 2021
We really enjoyed our family holiday. The cottage was fabulous, very well equipped! The cottage was clean upon our arrival. It is in a great location as you can walk into Coniston or walk to the lake or do fell walks all from the cottage without having to use a car. We were lucky with the weather so we were able to enjoy the lovely outside area of the cottage too.
On Friday, 27 Aug 2021
We have found the whole process of booking from start to finish very straightforward and user friendly. The cottage description and details were very accurate. Timley Knott is a well equipped and comfortable cottage and we have loved our stay here.
S, H, K & D
On Monday, 07 Jun 2021
Our trip was postponed from last year but well worth the wait!! 2 couples and 2 dogs had the best 4 days ever and didn’t want to leave. The property is spacious,immaculate and beautifully furnished and the owners have thought of EVERYTHING!! The most stunning places are easily accessible from Timley Knott and we didn’t have a single disappointing day. The whole trip including the lovely accommodation exceeded all our expectations! Simply cannot recommend enough. Thank you so much !!
On Monday, 17 May 2021
Great stay in a lovely cottage. Our grandson loved watching the sheep. Granny flat enhanced our stay. We would rate this cottage as excellent.
On Friday, 30 Apr 2021
Beautiful cottage in stunning location. Property also extremely well specified with everything provided you could ever need. Well situated for easy access to the many local walking trails and Coniston just a small walk away along an old railway line.
F Family
On Monday, 28 Dec 2020
We had a really lovely Christmas here in your beautiful cottage. Thank you for the lovely Christmas decorations. The cottage is so comfortable.
K Family
On Friday, 16 Oct 2020
Really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful house. Lovely and clean and well equipped. Will defo stay again.
On Monday, 28 Sep 2020
The cottage has exceeded our expectations! Absolutely lovely. Love the village amd the area.
On Friday, 18 Sep 2020
The cottage and its location are just perfect.
D&E Families
On Friday, 20 Mar 2020
Second visit to Timley Knott. Felt like coming home. Beautoful views, great location, very useful boot drying room and well equipped house.
On Thursday, 31 Oct 2019
Been before and will come again, we love it here. Finishing touches, decoration and attention to detail is first class. Well equipped and good location.
On Monday, 30 Sep 2019
Wonderful house. Furnishing and fittings excellent. Quiet location; perfect holiday location.
On Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019
Very impressed with our overall stay. Cottage was immaculate and had everything we needed with lots of home comforts.
On Sunday, 30 Jun 2019
Lovely, clean property, loads of character, great outdoor dining area. Loved it, can't fault it.
On Sunday, 30 Sep 2018
A lovely house set in a lovely location. We have really enjoyed exploring the Lakes, both locally and a bit further afield! Thank you.
On Friday, 31 Aug 2018
What a beautiful house. We have loved our stay here & wish it could be longer. The perfect cottage for our group and everything we could need - walks, good food, activities, all on the doorstep. Thank you!
On Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018
Facilities above and beyond what we expected. Kitchen has everything! You have thought of everything. Ourselves and our dogs have really enjoyed our time here. The beds are so comfortable. It's such a special place, we don't want to go home. We love this area and would definitely be back again. Thankyou!
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