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Timley Knott (sleeps 2 - 6) - NEW APRIL 2016

Cottages in Coniston Village

Sleeps 6
Coniston Village - Haws Bank
Sleeps - 6, Bedrooms - 3
Bathrooms - 3
Pets - Yes
Parking - Yes
Wi-Fi - Yes
Log Fire - Yes
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  • Walking distance to village
  • Perfect for families
  • Storage for bikes and small sailing dinghies
  • Pets Now Welcome!

Delightfully situated in Haws Bank, a couple of minutes south of Coniston you will find Timley Knott. From the outside this is the epitome of a quaint, picture perfect country cottage complete with a neat manicured lawn, gravelled drive and a delicately pretty clematis adorning the entrance way. The property, built on a bank is double storey at the front and triple storey at the rear and this has provided the owners with some exciting internal and external features that make this house very different and full of surprises. The real allure of this family home unfolds upon crossing the threshold.

The whole house has been subject to a full and high quality refurbishment finishing in March 2016. It is the bright and airy hallway that welcomes you inside. The open plan living area is striking with its tasteful colour and instant warmth; a delight as this is something that is not always easy to achieve here in the Lake District. Full of charm, character and the latest mod cons, the sitting room is tastefully adorned with quirky personal pieces and artwork that reflect the owners’ lives of travel, adventure and interest in the decorative arts. A wood burning stove, an abundance of cosy seating and soft lighting make this a wonderful place to relax and unwind. The dining area and kitchen occupies the rear of the house, again complete with personal touches and the latest mod cons that contrast with the beautiful original cooking range which is still in place. This area brings the outside inside through the wonderful views across to Coniston Water and the Grizedale hills. The pièce de résistance is the glass fronted Juliet balcony accessed through large double French doors in the dining area; perfect for those sunshine days.

Upstairs you will find two spacious, bright bedrooms and the house bathroom. The front room, an airy twin with its own smart TV has an equally spacious en-suite shower room. This and the bedroom have magnificent views onto the rising fields and the Old Man of Coniston. The master bedroom can be found to the rear of the house, complete with king sized bed, smart TV and spectacular views across to Coniston Water and the fells beyond. The house bathroom is bright and well thought out, its feature tub and shower would be most inviting after a long day spent on the fells. Outside the house, from the kitchen you enjoy immediate access to the cottage garden and separate heated utility room with all the facilities you will need to dry your boots and coats and to store all of your equipment after a day exploring the fells. The covered side return provides dry access to the front drive and secure storage for bikes/kayaks with solid shackle points and a hosepipe.

Directly outside the kitchen door you will find the first of two outdoor seating areas with a table and chairs for six and views to Coniston Water and the hills beyond. Tasteful glass panels shelter you while you dine or relax. An all weather BBQ and a steamer chair are also on hand. Below this at the rear of the house is a second seating area directly outside the double French doors that access a large self-contained bedroom complete again with the latest mod cons including smart TV, en suite shower room, a small kitchenette area and a king sized bed. This quirky room with its own private outdoor space makes the house perfect for those visiting with friends or relatives or teenage children. The rear garden is made up of a neat lawned area complete with shrubs and borders that finishes at a gently flowing beck. The garden is a haven for wildlife especially birds but also including the resident stone badger – don’t be alarmed, it doesn’t move.

Timley Knott is a space lovingly transformed, perfect for romantics, friends, families, outdoor enthusiasts and dreamers alike. Enjoying the best of both worlds the cottage is a short walk by disused railway line or lakeside into the village of Coniston but also offers immediate access onto footpaths and cycle trails leading to the lake and fells beyond.

Facilities in brief

Sleeps 2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3 bath/shower rooms (2 en-suite)
Pets Welcome

Ground floor

Traditional porch with seating
Cloakroom with w.c.
Open plan sitting/dining room with lovely views to the front and back. French doors open to a small balcony with views to the lake over the rooftops. Feature range, a fireplace with polished slate surround and wood burning stove, large curved smart TV, Blu Ray/DVD player, a selection of games and books.
Kitchen with views to the lake, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave oven, fridge-freezer, filtered water on tap.

First floor
Bedroom 1 - with twin single beds and views over the fields and fells, smart TV & en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 2 - with king sized bed, lake views & smart TV. House bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, w.c. and magnificent views.

Lower Ground floor (separate entrance at the rear of the property)
Bedroom 3 - a self contained bedroom, with a king sized bed, en-suite shower room, small kitchenette area, smart TV, French doors leading onto a decked terrace with furniture and garden view.
Kitchenette has a sink, small fridge, kettle & toaster for convenience.
Please note: this bedroom is not suitable for young children without an adult as there is no direct access to it from within the house.

Small front garden with parking for 1 large or 2 small cars on the driveway.
A lovely terraced rear garden with decked sitting areas on two levels, paved BBQ area, sloping garden with a lawn and a small stream at the bottom.
Utility room with laundry facilities (washing machine, tumble dryer, radiator, extra fridge, storage for boots and outdoor gear). Sheltered area on the side of the house for secure bicycle & canoe/kayak storage and outside washing facility.

Facilities included
Gas central heating, electricity, Wi-Fi, bed linen and towels.

Available to hire
Travel cot, high chair.

Parking for 1-2 cars, unrestricted parking in the layby across the road.

The Ship Inn is about 5 minutes walk away. The village shops, restaurants, pubs & amenities are about half a mile away and accessible on foot by disused railway line or lakeside walk.
There is a bus stop less than 2 minutes walk away.

Pets Welcome