A stone's throw from Coniston village centre is the small but ever so charming Villa Maria. A cosy terraced stone and slate built cottage just seconds from Lake Road.
The cottage has recently undergone major renovations and now benefits from a host of mod cons. A cosy & romantic hideaway, the presence of quality is apparent throughout.
In essence Villa Maria is a perfect retreat for couples and small families.
On entering the back door guests are welcomed into a bright and light open plan living area comprising sitting & dining area and modern kitchen.
The sitting room benefits from comfortable sofas, wood burning stove and flat screen TV. The perfect place to relax with a glass of wine or good book.
The kitchen & dining area is modern and equipped with electric oven & induction hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher & washing machine.
Upstairs there are two lovely bedrooms and house bathroom.
Bedroom 1 - Double bed.
Bedroom 2 - Double bed.
House bathroom with bath, shower over & W.C.
A small slate paved patio to the rear with garden furniture.
Bed linen, towels, electricity, Wi-Fi, gas central heating & initial logs for the fire.
Parking for 1 car adjacent to cottage (please see images), alternative road parking available nearby on both Lake Road & Station Road.
For ease of use and access, we would advise that guests reverse into the parking space.
Public Transport 500 yards
Pub 200 yards
Shop 100 yards
Please note Villa Maria can only accept 1 small dog due to the size of the property.
Due to the proximity of the cottage to the road, guests are advised to use the rear door for entry and exit.
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.
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