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Corn Cottage

Water Yeat, Coniston Water, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 925049)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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62 Customer Review(s)

  • Lorinda

    “The garden would have been perfect if it had been totally secure for dogs.”

    Our dogs are small so could get under the fencing.

    Our dogs are small so could get under the fencing. Lounge would have been perfect if one comfortable chair was provided in addition to the settee.

    - Lorinda, July 2022


  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
  • Electric storage heaters with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, small fridge, small freezer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car on the drive, further roadside parking available on a first come first serve basis
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front west-facing patio with furniture
  • Small, side, south-facing garden with a garden bench for two, summerhouse with table and chairs
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.5 miles, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Although all ground floor, there's 1 step to the front door and 1 step up to the kitchen
  • Note: Only Vodafone and EE mobile signal available at this property
  • Note: Due to rural location, WiFi can be intermittent
  • Note: Infants only, no children over the age of 2
  • Note: The garden is not dog proof.

The property

Corn Cottage is a cosy cottage, hidden away within the hamlet of Water Yeat.

Throughout the property you will discover traditional features with an elegant blend of a contemporary design, making this dwelling the perfect base for a romantic getaway.

Upon entering the cottage, you will step into an inviting sitting room, housing a comfortable sofa which sits in front of a warming woodburning fire.

Here, you will also find a formal dining arrangement, ideal for those evenings in and delightful window seat, perfect for watching the world go by.

Following this is a well-appointed kitchen, housing all the necessities you will need to rustle up that evening meal.

Unwind of an evening within spacious double bedroom, posing a quaint interior, ensuring that your stay is as relaxing as possible.

During the summer evenings, take in the surrounding countryside views from the garden’s ‘love seat’ or enjoy an al fresco dining experience under the star-laden sky.

For local amenities, you will find the local pub with 1.5 miles and the closest shop is a mere 4.5 miles away.

To keep you busy whilst staying at the property, you will have access to miles walking routes including the Beacon Fell and Beacon Tarn circular walk and the 4-mile Coniston to Torver Jetty walk.

Other activities include hopping onto the National Trust Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water, where you appreciate the surrounding views from a unique experience.

This idyllic cottage will provide you and your loved one with a delightful getaway to the Lake District.

About the location


Torver 3 miles; Coniston 6 miles; Ulverston 8 miles.

Water Yeat is a small hamlet in the Crake Valley, not far from the shores of Allan Tarn, featured in Arthur Ransome's book Swallows And Amazons as Octopus Lake, and a 10 minute walk from the shores of Coniston Water in the beautiful Lake District National Park. At the southern tip of Coniston Water, where Allan Tarn turns into the Crake River, lie the Hamlets of Water Yeat and Nibthwaite. Coniston Water, one of the most imposing and beautiful English Lakes, is situated to the west of Lake Windermere. To the northern end of the lake, the pretty village of Coniston is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District National Park and makes a superb base for touring Hawkshead, the Langdales, Ambleside and Windermere. Also in the area is Beacon Tarn, featured on Britain’s Favourite View and also reached when venturing along the Long Distance Path of Cumbria Way. Beacon Tarn is a wonderfully tranquil place and well worth a visit. Superb walking, mountain biking and climbing are available locally on Coniston Old Man, Tilberthwaite and Wetherlam, while Grizedale Forest offers lovely woodland trails. The quiet lake is ideal for dinghy sailing and canoeing, or a leisure cruise on the beautiful steam yacht 'Gondola'. Visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery at Hawkshead, Tarn Hows, one of the most visited beauty spots in the country, or Esthwaite Water, famous for its fishing.

Note: Adults and infants only, no children over the age of 2.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas