Holly Tree Cottage

Coniston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1045374)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Nicholson

    “Lovely cottage in lovely village.”

    Garden catches the sun and has amazing views of the Old Man of Coniston

    Garden catches the sun and has amazing views of the Old Man of Coniston

    - Mrs Nicholson, August 2020

The property

Sitting peacefully amongst the splendour of the Lake District National Park, Holly Tree Cottage combines a rural charm with contemporary delights to bring a couple or a family of four a beautiful holiday home in Cumbria.

Upon entering this stone-built abode, make your way into the spacious living/dining room where you can enjoy spending quality time loved ones when you're not out exploring; light up the open fire sat within the charming inglenook, and settle down on the sofa as yo unwind into your evening.

Also in the room you can find the dining table, a wonderful spot for celebrating a special occasion over a delicious home-made meal, or simply a spot to play a board game brought from home, it boasts a fantastic social aspect you're sure to admire.

To the rear of the cottage you can find the wonder of the kitchen, home to all the essential appliances and utensils expected for a self-catered stay, here you can easily whip up a family-favourite meal to be enjoyed alfresco style out in your own private garden, the mountain views making the perfect backdrop at any time of year.

Moving up onto the first floor you will be greeted by the two beautiful bedrooms, made up of a super-king-size which can also be a twin room on request due to its convenient zip/link function, as well as an impressive king-size room, both rooms boast a luxurious sleeping spot and even their own en-suite bathrooms with both a spacious bath and a separate walk-in shower, both offering an ultimate relaxing experience, the perfect way to start each day of adventure.

Pull on your walking boots and bring your canine companions on a venture out to the local village of Coniston, home to a wonderful range of local shops and eateries, you can ensure that all your self-catering requirements are tended to.

Visit the Ruskin Museum to learn about the reach history of the area alongside the life of John Ruskin and Donald Campbell, before exploring the beauty of Coniston Water; hire a boat and set out to explore the beauty of the waters on an unforgettable experience, or take a trip on the National Trust owned Steam Yacht Gondola.

The mountain of Coniston Old Man is well-worth exploring if you're an avid explorer, making a rewarding ramble as well as a wonderful cycling routes, you can expect to find a plethora of industrial archaeology accompanied by truly remarkable views.

The Grizedale Forest is also the perfect place to visit if you're seeking rewarding scenery, with ten walking routes, nine cycling routes, tree top assault courses and more, there's something here for every type of explorer, or venture further afield to uncover the beauty of Winderemere's lake with ample watersporting opportunities available for all.

Holly Tree Cottage promises to be the perfect abode for your countryside escape in Cumbria.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with open fire
  • Gas central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV, DVD player, CD player and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Rear lawn and patio with seating
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles PLEASE NOTE: This property only accepts Monday and Friday Check-ins

About the location

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.

PLEASE NOTE: This property only accepts Monday and Friday Check-ins.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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