A lovely detached cottage set in its own attractive gardens, well situated, yet very, very peaceful.
Located in the heart of Coniston village, Cherry Tree Cottage offers all who visit the very best of both worlds. The delightful amenities of Coniston are on the doorstep and a variety of low and high level walks are just minutes away. The cottage offers a myriad of rooms, most of which are on the ground floor and has the ability to comfortably sleep up to 9 guests. Aesthetically pleasing and well thought out, Cherry Tree truly is a 'home from home', once visited, never forgotten.
The cottage has bags of space: there's rooms to bring families together yet room enough to spread out too. And with a big garden with stunning views of The Old Man, and hot tub seating 8, this cottage makes a great family holiday base.
A pretty path leads down the side to the porch, which is great for leaving your outdoor gear in. This takes you into the wooden-floored kitchen that has everything that you'll need, electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, washer/drier and most importantly, views over the fells. A carpeted conservatory extends out from the kitchen, overlooking the lawn, rockery and the scenery beyond.
The dining room will seat ten and has French doors out onto the garden, there is also a gas fire in here, perfect for those cold winter nights. The spacious living room will comfortably accommodate the largest of families as they fight over the sofas in front of the wood-burning stove. Families will be kept entertained with the TV, DVD player & hi-fi system. There's access to the garden and a lovely patio/terrace directly from the sitting room.
Bedroom 1 - king size bed (or twin single beds) & en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds.
Bedroom 3 - twin single beds.
Bathroom with shower & WC.
Bedroom 4 - king size bed (or twin single beds) & single bed. An ideal hideaway for grandparents (or parents) wishing to find some peace and quiet
En -suite Bathroom with shower & WC
Private hot tub (seating 8), large enclosed garden with lawn, trees, shrubs, furniture, small covered storage for mountain bikes & parking for several cars.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi internet connection.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.
Driveway parking for 2/3 cars - additional parking nearby.
Public Transport 50 yards
Pub 50 yards
Shop 50 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.