Lake View Cottage is one of a row of traditional stone and slate built terraced cottages on Days Bank, originally built around 1820 for mine workers in the Coppermines Valley. Today the cottage has been lovingly restored by its current owners and now offers a glimpse of history together with today's comforts and mod-cons.
Perfectly positioned this delightful cottage is perched just above the village, offering fantastic views over Coniston and Coniston Water towards Grizedale forest. However the many amenities of Coniston village are less than a 10 minute stroll downhill. Keen walkers will also appreciate the abundance of footpaths available straight from the doorstep into the surrounding Coniston fells.
In essence this stylish and comfortable home is perfect for couples and small families looking to explore the local area.
Entrance into the cosy, warm and welcoming sitting room with comfortable seating, wood burning stove, TV, DVD player & CD player. There's also a great selection of books and games available should you tire of the fantastic lake view from the window seat.
From the kitchen you enter the dining kitchen, a modern fitted kitchen, well-appointed with a gas hob, double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher & washing machine. There's plenty of room for cooking up a storm in here or simply enjoying a morning coffee whilst the rest of your party sleep.
Upstairs there are two comfortable and stylish bedrooms and a beautiful house bathroom.
Bedroom 1 - double bed in a spacious room which enjoys fantastic lake views.
Bedroom 2 - twin beds in a lovely, cosy room, perfect for the little ones or grown up too.
Bathroom with WC, bath, shower over & underfloor heating.
Across the lane there's a lovely terraced cottage garden which offers fantastic lake and village views. The slate terrace complete with garden furniture is perfect for watching the sun dance across the lake and Grizedale Hills beyond.
Gas central heating, initial logs for the fire, electricity, Wi-Fi, bed linen and towels.
Permit parking for 1 car on Old Furness Road car park (5min walk).
Occasional parking in the lane nearby (not guaranteed).
Public Transport 600 yards
Pub 600 yards
Shop 600 yards
The lane to the cottage is steep, twisty & narrow! Please drive carefully.
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.