Secret Cottage | Coniston

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet friendly property
  • Number of pets: 3
  • Countryside view
  • Log fire
  • Wi-fi
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Cycle storage
  • Public transport within 1 mile

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A charming, detached 19th century former coach house. This beautiful little cottage lies in a secluded, secret position behind the other houses in Lake Road, hence the name.

Lovingly refurbished this cosy cottage features a wealth of oak beams & many original period features. However the cottage also enjoys a whole host of modern day comforts too. The owners have managed to create a warm and welcoming 'home from home', a place where visitors can really enjoy the best of both worlds

The delights of Coniston village are juts minutes from the doorstep and if it's the outdoors you crave then footpaths & cycle ways are close by too, heading down towards the lake and up into the into the surrounding Coniston fells.

In essence Secret Cottage is a fantastic base for couples, friends a families looking to explore the local area.

Ground Floor
Entrance through a traditional Lakeland porch, into slate tiled hallway with plenty of space to kick off muddy boots and wet weather gear.

To the right is the spacious and welcoming, open plan sitting & dining room with wood burning stove, comfortable seating, TV with DVD & CD player and a plethora of local walking books and guides. There's a dining table and seating for 4 at the one end of the room. At the rear of the room, French windows flood the area with sunlight and allow guests easy access out into the delightful cottage garden.

The cottage kitchen is light and bright and benefits from electric hob & oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer microwave & washing machine.

Access to the bedrooms and house bathroom is up two slate tiled steps.

Bedroom 1 - double feature sleigh bed & en-suite shower room with shower & W.C.
Bedroom 2 - king size bed (or twin 2'6" single beds)
House bathroom with shower over & W.C.

Outside
Gardens surround the cottage, to the right of the cottage is lies a lovely little walled garden with fell views and garden furniture. To the left and through a gate lies a fantastic lawned beck side garden, a great place to while away lazy a summers days. A fence is in place in the beck side garden however we recommend that children and pets should be supervised in this area due to the proximity to the stream.

There's also a utility room available for guests with tumble dryer & storage area for bikes and outdoor gear.

Facilities included
Bed linen, towels, electricity, gas, Wi-Fi, gas fired central heating & initial logs for the fire.

Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.

Parking
Driveway parking for 2 cars.

Please note the entrance to the cottage driveway is level, but narrow. We wouldn't advise anything larger than a standard family car, however 4x4's do fit and we recommend using your own judgement. Free parking is available on the road outside the cottage.

Nearby
Public Transport 300 yards
Pub 300 yards
Shop 300 yards

Cottage Postcode
LA21 8EW

Local Activities
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.

Please see below links or enquire for more information.
 
www.coniston14.co.uk
www.montane.co.uk/montane-lakeland-100
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/steam-yacht-gondola
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tarn-hows-and-coniston
www.conistonboatingcentre.co.uk
www.ruskinmuseum.com
www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale
www.brantwood.org.uk
www.lakelandtrails.org
www.walklakes.co.uk/walks_coniston

Location

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 cottages in the Coniston area, so we are sure we can help you find your perfect Coniston cottage.

Customer Comments

What a gem, right in the centre of everything Coniston has to offer. Tucked away from the road and backing onto the beck which gurgles hypnotically along outside the windows.
S.T March 2018

Lovely cottage in a lovely setting.
M.S March 2018

We would certainly return and recommend to friends. It was exceptionally clean and the cottage is cosy and relaxing. Thank you!
A.J January 2018

A lovely cottage, well placed and very comfortable. It's ideal not to have to rely on the car.
P. W December 2017

By far the best property we have stayed in. Clean, comfortable and quiet.
A.M, May 2017

A lovely welcoming, warm, cosy, spacious, airy cottage.
P.D, Feb 2017

Lovely cottage in a great location. Very cosy and comfortable. Thank you!
M.W., Nov 2016

Excellent cottage, well positioned for all activities. A very enjoyable and relaxing stay.
A.N., Nov 2016

A beautiful cottage, with the most gorgeous gardens. Set in an ideal location, close to all the villages amenities. Really enjoyed our stay so much that we didn't want to leave.
M.H, Sep 2016

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