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Brow Close is a substantial, detached, whitewashed cottage, constructed around 40 years ago. Overlooking Coniston village this popular property enjoys the most fantastically serene garden, complete with delicate local slate structures, a gift from the former resident.
This comfortable cottage offers a myriad of comfortable and spacious rooms over two floors, perfect for families and friends to come together or find their own space. Outside there is an ample lawned garden and delightful terrace, the perfect place to sit, reflect and enjoy the fabulous views of the lake and fells.
The amenities of Coniston village are all within walking distance and footpaths are close by, heading down to the lake, or into the fells and The Old Man of Coniston.
In essence Brow Close Cottage is a must for friends, families or those seeking comfort and outdoor adventure straight from the doorstep.
Upon entering the front door there is an ample welcome hall which leads off into the spacious living areas, downstairs bedroom and house bathroom. Each room benefiting from large windows letting the light shine through and the lake & garden views to be fully appreciated.
The lounge/dining room offers panoramic lake views, colour TV, DVD & living flame fire. The fully fitted dining kitchen comprises electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and views of both the lake and Coniston.
Bedroom 1 - twin single beds, a spacious room which looks out onto the rear garden.
Light and bright bathroom with bath, shower and w.c, there is also a separate w.c available.
Guests can also make use of the utility room with washing machine, dryer and freezer and the games room and garage area, perfect for storing away bicycles and other outdoor equipment.
Up the stairs you will find a further two bedrooms, both equally spacious and one benefiting from an en suite shower room. Again the bedrooms and light and bright and benefit from fantastic views
Bedroom 2 - double bed and views out onto the garden and fields beyond.
Bedroom 3 - double bed & en-suite shower room & WC.
Slate paved terrace with garden furniture, lake & valley views. A large lawned enclosed garden with small pond, shrubs and trees (young children may need supervision).
Wi-Fi, gas central heating, electricity, bed linen.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair
Please note that towels are not available to hire at this cottage
Driveway parking at the cottage for several cars.
Public Transport 200 yards
Pub 200 yards
Shop 200 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.