Beck Yeat is a modern single floored cottage in a quiet close just off Lake Road, Coniston. Ideally positioned midway between the lake and village centre, each only a 5-minute walk away. This cottage is great for friends and families looking to park up the car and explore the local area on foot.Being so central also means there's plenty of easy access to the surrounding fells and mountains nearby, should the desire to explore take you higher.
With its functional layout, there's ample room within the cottage for little legs to let off steam and for bigger legs to put their feet up and enjoy the surrounding views, either from inside or from the delightful cottage garden.
In essence Beck Yeat is ideal for holidays across the generations - grandparents, parents and children, all will find this cottage a home from home.
As you enter the hallway, the living room is to your left. A comfy sofa and armchairs encircle the slate-surrounded open fireplace; no problem in picturing evenings spent enjoying a quiet tipple in front of a warming fire. As well as the usual TV and DVD, there are plenty of books and an iPod docking station if needed.
The dining room, seating six, adjoins the sitting room and looks out onto the cottage garden. Conveniently there's also a cubbyhole giving access to the kitchen.
The modern kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave & dishwasher leads out to into the beautiful mature garden.
Three flexible bedrooms can accommodate numerous combinations - though the mountain views from the front and garden views from the back are fixed!
Bedroom 1 - double bed with TV and fell views across the close.
Bedroom 2 - single bed with garden views.
Bedroom 3 - king size bed (or twin 2'6'' single beds).
Bathroom with shower & WC.
Attractive front garden and secluded rear garden, with large lawn, garden furniture & patio area.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi & an initial bag of logs for the fire.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair.
Parking for 2 cars.
Public Transport 700 yards
Pub 700 yards
Shop 700 yards
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.
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 Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest are nearby and prove to be ever popular with visitors of all ages.
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About Coniston Village
In the heart of the English Lake District lies the historical copper mining village of Coniston, perfectly positioned alongside the picturesque Coniston Water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man, 2635ft, is the most famous. With the largest range of cottages in the area we are sure to help you find your perfect Coniston cottage.