Ash Gill is a much loved attached cottage built by the owners' family about 25 years ago. Lovingly refurbished the cottage now enjoys a lovely contemporary feel.
Split over two floors Ashgill Cottage is deceptively spacious, and many guests pass comment on the 'homely' feel this cottage exudes.
Located in the peaceful hamlet of Torver, just three miles south of Coniston and overlooked by the Old Man of Coniston, the cottage really does enjoy the best of both worlds. The area itself is extremely popular with walkers and cyclists of all abilities who enjoy escaping the central Lakes crowds. Should you work up an appetite after a day of exploring, the area is well supplied with good pubs, two very welcoming retreats just minutes from the front door are The Wilson's Arms and The Church House Inn.
For those who love the outdoors, there is a spacious lawned garden with ample space for bike and boat storage. The cottage also enjoys access to the areas many foot and cycle trails which lead to lake and fells.
In essence the Ash Gill is perfect for active friends and families looking to explore the local area.
Front door leading to entrance hall with plenty of space to hang your coats and leave your boots when you're not out on the fells. Spacious open plan sitting & dining room with double doors which lead out on to the patio & garden beyond. Complete with comfortable seating, log burning stove, large flat screen TV and DVD player. The chefs in your party will appreciate the light and bright fully fitted kitchen equipped with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine. There is also an additional cloakroom and WC downstairs.
Bedroom 1 - spacious room with king size bed, LED TV/DVD player and en-suite shower room & WC.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds and LED TV/DVD player.
Bedroom 3 - twin single beds.
House bathroom, beautifully finished with WC and bath with shower over.
Delightful patio and lawned garden offering countryside views.
Gas fired central heating throughout, electricity, bed linen, towels, & an initial bag of logs for the fire.
High chair and stairgate available to use at the property at no extra cost.
Parking for 4 cars available.
Public Transport 100 yards
Pub 100 yards
Shop 100 yards
Torver and the nearby Crake & Woodland Valleys, are beautiful and tranquil areas well worth visiting and exploring. The landscapes here have changed little over time, with farming and forestry still very much in evidence. In springtime the nearby woods that dot the landscape are carpeted with wild garlic and scented bluebells, and away from the noise of the traffic the wildlife and bird song can be truly appreciated.
The area is very popular with walkers and cyclists of all abilities who enjoy escaping the central Lakes crowds. Peaks such as the Old Man of Coniston, can be accessed from the area. Should you be looking for something a little less challenging then the idyllic Torver Common or nearby Beacon Tarn are all popular walking spots.
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 village 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.
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About Torver Village & Woodland Valley, Near Coniston
To the south of the busy tourist centre of Coniston lie the hamlets of Torver and Woodland, a beautiful and tranquil area well worth visiting and exploring. The landscapes here have changed little over time, with farming and forestry still very much in evidence. In springtime the nearby woods that dot the landscape are carpeted with wild garlic and scented bluebells, and away from the noise of the traffic the wildlife and bird song can be truly appreciated.