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Yew Tree Cottage

Torver near Coniston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 25868)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Reviews

    Mrs Stephens

    “This property is stunning.”

    The facilities better than advertised and far roomier. The scenery is breathtakingly beautiful & the view from the very private hot tub amazing.

    The facilities better than advertised and far roomier. The scenery is breathtakingly beautiful & the view from the very private hot tub amazing. We had such a wonderful break we’ve booked for Sept - can’t come soon enough.

Haveriggholme Cottages

Torver 2 miles. These two superb cottages are situated in 110 acres of stunning Lake District fells close to the village of Torver and just a couple of miles from Coniston Water. Located in tranquil and peaceful surroundings, these two Torver cottages have been lovingly converted from barns and provide a luxurious retreat for couples or small families. Both of these Lake District cottages feature en-suite bathrooms, open plan living areas and fabulous woodburning stoves, perfect for relaxing in front of, whatever the weather. Bridleways and footpaths run through the 110 acres of grounds, plus there are numerous streams and plenty of walks right from the doorstep of these Coniston cottages. Guests at these Lake District cottages are welcome to use the grounds for dog walking, picnics, painting, birdwatching or just taking a gentle stroll. Just 2 miles away, along a tarmaced road, is the village of Torver with two excellent pubs and a village shop. Coniston village, nestling under the Old Man of Coniston, is just four miles away and is home to numerous pubs and cafes, plus of course access to Coniston Water where you can hire boats or catch the steam gondola to cruise over to Brantwood. You can enjoy gentle walks through Grizedale Forest or for the more energetic there are a wide selection of mountains to conquer. The pretty village of Hawkshead is forty minutes’ drive away with cobbled yards and traditional cottages, making it is a perfect English village. Two wonderful Coniston cottages, perfect for a holiday at any time of the year.

The property

This well-equipped cottage lies within acres of delicate Lake District countryside, nearby to the village of Torver and two miles from Coniston.

Originally a barn, this inviting cottage has been wonderfully renovated to provide for quality accommodation for couples in this serene part of the country.

The open plan living area consists of the well-equipped kitchen and dining set, along with the comfortable sitting area completed with a flat screen TV and wood burning stove.

The tastefully decorated double bedroom is accompanied by the luxurious bathroom that boasts a walk-in rain shower and separate bath.

With the added bonus of a large patio area and private hot tub, this cottage has everything you need for an enjoyable break to the UK’s most popular National Park.

It must also be mentioned that the property is pet-friendly, so your pooch can enjoy the outdoors too.

There are plenty of enthralling pursuits from the doorstep, ranging from woodland walks through Grizedale Forest to the hiking up the fells that display some of the finest scenery imaginable.

Just two miles away is the well-known village of Coniston, home to the Ruskin Museum and the breathtaking Coniston Water, here you can make the most of the wealth of activities on offer or simple watch on from the lovely Bluebird Cafe.

The cottage is also with reach of Bowness-on-Windermere, offering a range of pubs and restaurants along with marvelous attractions such as the Beatrix Potter Museum.

A cruise across Lake Windermere is also highly recommended.

Benefiting from the quiet positioning of the cottage whilst not being far from the action in Windermere and Coniston, this cosy retreat is a great choice, any time of year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One four poster king-size double bedroom with en-suite whirlpool bath, walk-in rain shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities

  • Bio mass heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with full Sky (inc. sports/movies), Blu-ray, iPod dock
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Patio with private hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: Although all ground floor, there are 3 internal steps
  • Note: In very windy conditions, the hot tub may not be available as the covers must be locked down to prevent damage.

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About the location

TORVER

Coniston 2 miles.

The small hamlet of Torver peacefully rests amidst some of the Lake District's most beautiful scenery and provides a welcoming 14th century inn and a 19th century church, built on the site of an ancient chapel. Torver has 2 fantastic pubs on offer, so you will be spoilt for choice for great food. Renowned as one of Wordsworth's favourite haunts, today it’s known locally as a starting point for exploring the local fells and the Duddon Valley and offers a superb base for exploring nearby Hawkshead, Ambleside and Windermere. Excellent walking, mountain biking, climbing and watersports opportunities are available locally on Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam and the lovely woodland trails at Grizedale Forest. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on the beautiful Gondola steam yacht, visit the award-winning village of Hawkshead with its fantastic Beatrix Potter Gallery, discover Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country or indulge in a spot of serene fishing on Esthwaite Water. A first class holiday location at any time of the year.

Owner is available to do short breaks on a Friday check-in day 2019.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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