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Green Croft (sleeps 2-5) - NEW December 2016

Cottages in Coniston Village

Sleeps 5
Coniston Village
Sleeps - 5, Bedrooms - 3
Bathrooms - 2
Pets - Yes
Parking - Yes
Wi-Fi - Yes
Log Fire - Yes
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  • Central village location
  • Perfect for families or couples
  • Short walk to fells and lake

Perfectly situated minutes from Coniston village centre is the delightfully charming Green Croft. Recently refurbished to a very high standard, this beautiful family home offers all who visit a stylish, yet functional base to rest their heads. Real care and attention to detail is apparent throughout the cottage which culminates in a real ‘home from home’ feel.

For lovers of all things ‘outdoor’ a myriad of footpaths and cycle ways can be accessed easily from the front door and for those who enjoy a much gentler pace the delights of Coniston village are all within walking distance too! In essence this comfortable home is a must for families, friends, romantics and outdoor enthusiasts alike.


Facilities in brief

Sleeps 2 - 5
3 bedrooms
2 shower rooms
Pets welcome


Ground floor

From the front door, the bright and welcoming entrance hall offers ample space for boots, rucksacks and personal belongings. The first room off the hall is the equally welcoming sitting room where Lake District prints & local guide books adorn the walls. This room benefits from comfortable seating, TV, DVD and impressive wood burning stove. The perfect place to curl up in front of during those cooler winter evenings. The generous bay window from where the sunlight pours into the room, allows guests to look out towards the rolling hills of Grizedale forest, all from the comfort of the inviting sofa.

The kitchen complete with dining area is a sleek and modern room which enjoys views across the garden and towards the impressive Yewdale Crags. A comfortable space for families and friends to gather, the kitchen is fully equipped with all the latest appliances, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, electric oven, gas hob, washing machine and DAB radio.

The ground floor also benefits from an ample shower room & W.C. Situated next the side entrance the shower room is perfectly positioned to help clean up after muddy adventures and wet walks.

First floor

Bedroom 1 – double bed facing the generous bay window. This light, spacious and comfortable room benefits from built in storage and village views.

Bedroom 2 – twin beds which can be put together to make a super king-sized bed. This comfortable room offers view out towards the village, the Yewdale Crags & Coppermines Valley.

Bedroom 3 – single bed & ample storage offering views towards the village, the Yewdale Crags & Coppermines Valley.

Shower room, beautifully finished with waterfall shower, WC & basin.

Outside

Slate chipped driveway with adequate space for two vehicles. To the front there is a small lawned area and raised slate seating area, the perfect place to enjoy a morning coffee or watch the world go by.
To the rear of the cottage guests will have access to the garage, which offers secure storage for outdoor equipment such as bikes & kayaks etc. There is also a tumble dryer available to guests within the garage. Adjacent to the garage is a small lawned garden and slate chipped area.

*Please note the garden is currently under seasonal development due to be completed by April 2017.


Facilities included
Gas central heating, electricity, Wi-Fi, bed linen, towels and initial bag of logs for the fire.

Available to hire
Travel cot, high chair.

Parking
Parking for 2 cars, unrestricted parking on the road outside.

Pubs, buses, shops - 300yds.

One well behaved dog welcome.

Local Activities
Coniston is an excellent centre for outdoor enthusiasts, with some superb climbing, walking, water sports, fishing and cycling to be had all year round.

For cycling enthusiasts there are some fantastic trails to be found in the area and the delights of Grizedale Forest are only a short ride away. For runners of all abilities the Lakeland Trail series visits Coniston yearly offering 5k, 10k, marathon and half marathon options. A favourite events amongst visitors and locals is the annual Coniston 14, 13.9 miles of scenic beauty as runners of all ages lap Coniston Water.

For endurance athletes the Montane Lakeland 100 & Lakeland 50 events depart from Coniston each July and a whole host of water sports can be enjoyed down at the boating centre. Lastly for those who come to walk the area, no trip to Coniston would be complete without a climb up the Old Man of Coniston, the neighbouring Dow Crag and Wetherlam or the idyllic Tarn Hows. Also, the Langdale Pikes are only a short drive away.

However for those who like to keep their feet firmly on the ground there’s The Ruskin Museum, which depicts the fascinating history of the area including the famous water speed record attempt of Donald Campbell and on the eastern shores of the lake lies Brantwood the Victorian home of philosopher John Ruskin, where regular events and art courses are held. Should you just wish to relax during your time here then the tremendous landscape of cascading waterfalls, streams, lakes and mountains should help you switch off from modern life. Delights such as the Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest are nearby and prove to be ever popular with visitors of all ages.

Please see below links or enquire for more information.

www.coniston14.co.uk
www.montane.co.uk/montane-lakeland-100
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/steam-yacht-gondola
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tarn-hows-and-coniston
www.conistonboatingcentre.co.uk
www.ruskinmuseum.com
www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale