A modern, yet traditional mid-terraced home, in the quiet cul de sac Church Beck Close, centrally located in the village of Coniston. Perfectly positioned Lavender Cottage is just minutes from all the delights Coniston has to offer including tearooms, shops, pubs and restaurants. The lakeshore is just 10 minutes down the road and footpaths into the fells can be accessed from the front door.
Lovingly cared for by the cottage owners, the cottage is warm, stylish and welcoming. All who visit Lavender Cottage are sure to find comfort in this 'home from home'. Due to its prime positioning 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.
Though not too far from the village centre the cottage enjoys a peaceful situ and the small gardens to the front and rear are both perfect for sitting out and watching the world pass by. In essence Lavender Cottage is a delightful home for couples, friends and families alike.
Entrance from the rear into the modern and well-appointed dining kitchen. Along with fell views the inviting shaker style kitchen benefits from microwave, electric hob & double electric oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer.
The kitchen leads into the living room, with comfortable seating, web enabled TV & DVD and Lakeland slate fireplace. Imagine yourselves curled up in front of a real fire, stretching out tired legs after a successful day tramping in the fells or pottering around picturesque Lakeland villages and browsing through the collection of local guide books to plan your next adventures. The ideal end to the day.
Upstairs there's one double bedroom with a stylish en suite bathroom and Coniston fell views and one twin, also with an en suite
Bedroom 1 - double bed, en-suite bathroom & W.C. and fell views.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds and en-suite shower room & W.C.
To the front there's a traditional stone porch and a lovely small gravelled garden with bench & shrubs, a great place to enjoy a coffee and catch the afternoon sun.
To the rear there's a small back courtyard garden complete with furniture and stunning views, taking in the Yewdale Fells as they stretch northwards. Perfect to watch the shadows dance across the fells as the sun sinks, ideally with a drink to hand
Gas central heating, all electricity & bed linen, initial bag of logs, Wi-Fi.
Available to hire
Travel cot, high chair & towels.
Reserved parking for 1 car.
Other 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.