One of the best places to be based in Coniston is along Lake Road, ideally located for pubs and restaurants in the village and within easy walking to the Lake and surrounding Coniston fells.
The charming Hazel Cottage is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac just off Lake Road, a modern detached single storey property, with a garage (great for bike storage) and drive. Hazel Cottage is perfect for families & friends looking to park up their car and explore the local area on foot.
Care and attention to detail is apparent throughout this comfortable cottage and the owners have managed to create a real 'home from home' feel with all who visit feeling instantly at ease here. Families will find the abundance of bedrooms a godsend and visitors of all ages will appreciate the quiet solitude the rear garden brings.
In essence Hazel Cottage is ideal for holidays across the generations - grandparents, parents and children.
A small conservatory acts as the cottage's entrance and this is perfect for leaving your outdoor gear. From the hall, left leads into the sitting room, with its comfy sofas, wooden floors and real fire. Light and unfussy, this is a great room to relax in, after a full day on the fells or out sightseeing. There's a TV, radio, DVD & CD player available, should you need a break from exploring.
Adjacent to the sitting room is the dining area for six and a modern, well-appointed kitchen with double electric oven & hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer.
There are three bedrooms, which would easily sleep large families with 3-4 children. The master bedroom has French doors leading out to an attractive and enclosed lawned garden, complete with garden furniture. The perfect space where younger family members can stretch their legs and get out from under parents/grandparents' feet. There's also a house bathroom and separate en suite W.C off bedroom 3.
Bedroom 1 - king size bed with French doors to the rear garden.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds.
Bedroom 3 - double bed (NEW FEB 2017)- en-suite WC & wash basin.
House bathroom with feature bath, shower over & WC.
To the rear of the cottage is an attractive & secluded enclosed garden complete with garden furniture & small charcoal barbecue.
For outdoor enthusiast there's access to the cottage garage, offering secure bike storage with water tap & hose.
To the front of the cottage is a small lawned front garden surrounded by shrubs which opens out onto the driveway. Please note this front garden is not enclosed therefore we advise children and pets to be supervised at all times.
Gas fired central heating, electricity, Wi-Fi, bed linen, initial logs for the fire.
Available to hire
Towels, travel cots & high chairs.
Driveway parking for 2/3 cars.
Public Transport 700 yards
Pub 700 yards
Shop 700 yards
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.
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About Coniston Village
In the heart of the English Lake District lies the historical copper mining village of Coniston, perfectly positioned alongside the picturesque Coniston Water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man, 2635ft, is the most famous. With the largest range of cottages in the area we are sure to help you find your perfect Coniston cottage.