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Yewdale Cottage | Coniston


A small modern terraced property, found in a quiet cul de sac, centrally located in the village of Coniston. This charming cottage is ideally situated to enjoy all the delights the village has to offer including tearooms, shops, pubs and restaurants.

Lovers of all things 'outdoor' will delight in the abundance of footpaths and cycle ways that are immediately accessible, leading down to the lake, into the forests or up onto the fells. Your car can easily be left in the private parking space for the duration of your stay, allowing you to explore the local area on foot or two wheels etc.

Lovingly refurbished by the owners, care and attention to detail is apparent throughout this lovely little cottage. Comfortable, welcoming and ever so stylish, this really is a true 'home from home'. Once visited never forgotten. Its hidden gem really has to be the rear cottage garden, an idyllic haven, offering open views across fields to the Yewdale Crags beyond, hence the name.

In essence Yewdale Cottage is perfect for couples, friends and young families alike.

Ground floor
As you come in the front door, there's a small slate-floored hallway that leads you into the living room. Two comfortable double settees surround a working log burner, perfect for cuddling up in front of. Of course there's a TV and DVD player for evenings or keeping young children entertained along with Wi-Fi for those who want to stay connected. Herdwick sheep and Lakeland views adorn the walls in case you'd forgotten where you are!

Moving to the back of the house takes you into the contemporary kitchen/dining area with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer & microwave. There's a good sized wooden dining table and probably the best view to do the washing up too!

First floor
Upstairs there are two lovely bedrooms & bathrooms, the twin room has fell views, even from bed. What a great way to wake up!

Bedroom 1 - double bed and en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds & fell views.

Bathroom with bath, shower over & WC.

Outside, there's a small gravelled garden with a stunning view to Long Crag: complete with garden furniture this is a great spot to enjoy al fresco dining or a barbecue (there's one provided). There's even a tiny babbling stream to add that special calming ambience.

To the front there's a small gravelled front garden with shrubs & garden bench, a great place for sitting down with a morning coffee and watching the world pass 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 included
Gas fired central heating, electricity & bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi, initial bag of logs.

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Reserved parking for 1 car.
Other parking nearby.

Public Transport 50 yards
Pub 50 yards
Shop 50 yards

Cottage Postcode
LA21 8HY

Accessibility Guide

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, 09 Oct 2020
Our 3rd stay at this cottage and would highly recommend.
On Monday, 28 Sep 2020
The cottage surpassed our expectations. It was spotlessly clean in these sad Covid times. There was most of the tools and equipment I needed for four days of meal prep. The books and guides and very welcome. The space for all our things in the en suite was much appreciated. We really enjoyed our stay and had a great sense of achievement when we walked the Old Man of Coniston.
On Friday, 24 Jul 2020
Lovely comfortable cottage in a very handy location.
On Sunday, 01 Dec 2019
The cottage is lovely and immaculate as always. Already re-booked for next September.
On Thursday, 28 Nov 2019
Stayed in Coniston loads of times but this little cottage has now gone to the top of our most enjoyed places we have stayed; really cosy, well-equipped and lovely view. The Black Bull was as nice as ever, Wilson's at Torver do great chips and the best pint of Loweswater Gold! We will be back again if it is available!
On Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019
Cottage is lovely and very well equipped. Really enjoyed our stay.
On Sunday, 11 Aug 2019
A fantastic cottage, comfy and very well-maintained and cleaned. Had everything we needed.
On Thursday, 01 Aug 2019
This is my third stay in the cottage and love it. It is always clean and comfortable. A lovely cottage. There is nothing to improve, it is a great cottage.
On Sunday, 02 Jun 2019
Wonderful stay yet again, our third time at this cottage; we consider it our second home now! So clean and comfortable, it's clear the team are perfectionists!
On Sunday, 19 May 2019
Wonderful cottage and location. Our fifth visit and we'll be back!
On Sunday, 19 May 2019
Really enjoyed our time here in Coniston. The cottage was ideal for us and we felt at home right way. The ensuite bathroom was very useful.
On Wednesday, 01 May 2019
We have stayed in a lot of cottages in the UK and Scotland. This is the BEST. Thank you very much.
On Thursday, 28 Feb 2019
Looking back in the visitor's book it would seem that this is our 16th visit! We had lovely weather so walked from Ambleside to Troutbeck via Wansfell Pike and returned via the lower fells. A lovely teashop break in Troutbeck revived us! We also visited Grizedale Forest and explored a part that was new to us. We are planning to return later in the year.
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