Melbourne House, a characterful Lakeland stone cottage, sits in the heart of the friendly village of Coniston, in the idyllic Lake District National Park.
Engulfed by the remarkable opportunities of this astounding landscape, this is a charming base for a rural retreat with your friends or family.
Enter your home-from-home from the parking area and be welcomed into a delightful breakfast kitchen, made from the metal of wartime spitfires and lined with vibrant red worktops, it also offers charming breakfast table to enjoy your morning meals at before each day begins.
The original slate flooring leads you into an alluring living/dining room which boasts enticing red sofas and a beautiful rustic woodburner.
A lovely dining area completes the layout.
The ground floor of the property concludes with a neutrally decorated double bedroom.
Two further bedrooms are found on the first floor; a double room and a twin zip/link room offer flexible accommodation depending on the sleeping arrangements you require.
All bedrooms are touched with delightful features to bring real character.
A charming blue and white family shower room completes this level and the fabulous interior of Melbourne House.
Take advantage of this spectacular rural location from the comfort of your lawned garden, the garden furniture showcases the most wonderful fell views.
A short stroll brings you into Coniston, a quaint village with a choice of charming pubs, restaurants and cafés, as well as the Ruskin Museum and the picture-perfect Coniston Water, with its water sport opportunities.
Nearby are some of the National Park's most popular attractions; Hawkshead and Ambleside lie nearby, while a trip further afield takes you to the superb inland resort of Bowness-on-Windermere.
A perfect retreat for you and your loved ones to enjoy all-year-round.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x first floor double, 1 x first floor twin zip/link (can be double on request). Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor WC. Kitchen with breakfast area. Living room with wood burning stove and dining table.
About the location
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.