*Group size pricing available on this property see calendar below for prices*
Beckside is a bright and spacious four-bedroomed detached cottage, perfectly positioned for families and groups wishing to explore Coniston and the central Lakes area.
Due to its prime location, the surrounding Coniston fells can be walked straight from the front door & The Ship Inn is only few minutes' walk away along the old railway line which leads back into the village.
In essence Beckside Cottage has bags of space: there's rooms to bring families together yet room enough to spread out too, situated not far from the amenities of Coniston village, the fells and the lake this truly is a great family holiday base.
Entrance is gained to the rear, through the cottage kitchen which comprises gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher & washing machine.
From here guests will find not one but two living areas! The first a spacious open plan living & dining area complete with log fire and the second a cosy snug with TV, DVD & period feature fireplace, perfect for curling up and relaxing.
Up the stairs you will find 4 bedrooms each with either lake or field views. There are also two bathrooms on this floor, making long morning queues a thing of the past.
Bedroom 1 - king size bed
Bedroom 2 - king size bed (or twin 2'6'' single beds)
Bedroom 3 - king size bed
Bedroom 4 - king size bed (or twin 2'6'' single beds)
Two house bathrooms both with bath & enclosed shower over, WC & basin.
To the rear of the cottage is a large lawned area complete with garden furniture. Perfect for private picnics and basking in the sun, sheltered by trees and shrubs.
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.
Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas, central heating which is under floor & initial logs for the fire.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.
Parking for 2 cars on the driveway with other parking available in the nearby layby (less than 50 yards away).
Public Transport 20 yards
Pub 200 yards
Shop 600 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 Coniston Water and below the majestic Coniston Fells, of which Coniston Old Man, 2635ft, is the most famous.
We have the largest collection of accommodation in the Coniston area, so we are sure we can help you find your perfect Coniston cottage.