Rambler's Rest is a ground floor apartment based in Coniston, Cumbria. Step into the property and enjoy everything it has to offer, including the open-plan living space. The spacious lounge has a wonderfully light decor, with a sofa and armchair to relax in of an early morning and evening. With a lovely rustic-style mirror above the crackling woodburning stove, this apartment has a wealth of character amid the modern interior. There is a small bookcase tucked away in the corner, stocked with a variety of books your for reading pleasure. There is a small dining area with seating for up to two people. The kitchen is wonderfully appointed, with a set of white cabinets and an attractive yellow tiling, giving the room a lovely home-from-home feel. Down the hall is a king-size bedroom with a modern en-suite bathroom featuring a bath and shower over. One wall of the bedroom has been decorated with a lovely purple wallpaper with white and yellow flower print, to coincide with the other white painted walls. Off-road parking is available for one car. Outside there is seating area with magnificent views across Coniston Fells. While staying in Coniston, why not visit Ruskin Museum? A small local museum which was established in 1901 by W. G. Collingwood, an artist and antiquarian who had worked as a secretary to art critic John Ruskin. It has an engaging collection with exhibits relating to Donald Campbell, plus local heritage. Brantwood is a historic house and the former home of artist John Ruskin. It has period furniture, extensive landscape gardens and a number of art displays. SY Gondola is a rebuilt Victorian, steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water. It was originally launched in 1859 for carrying passengers. It is run by the National Trust and offers sailings from October to April. Ramblet's Rest is an idyllic cottage located in the heart of Cumbria.
All ground floor. One king-size double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
CONISTON Hawkshead 4 miles; Ambleside 8 miles. Nestling at the head of Coniston Water, the pretty village of Coniston is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District National Park, making it a superb base for touring, with Hawkshead, Ambleside, Windermere and Grasmere just a short drive away. Superb walking, mountain biking and climbing are available locally on Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam, and the lovely woodland trails at Grizedale Forest. For watersports enthusiasts, the quiet lake is ideal for dinghy sailing and canoeing, whilst the less active can enjoy a leisure cruise on the beautiful steam yacht 'Gondola’, or visit Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin. Nearby attractions include the award-winning village of Hawkshead, home of the Beatrix Potter Gallery, Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country and Esthwaite Water, famous for its fishing. A first class holiday location at any time of the year.
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