Low How Cottage is a large detached single storey home, on the edge of Coniston, yet still easily within village centre walking distance.
Much loved by its owners, Low How offers all who visit a warm and comfortable base to rest their heads.
Due to its location, this spacious cottage is perfectly positioned for families and groups wishing to explore Coniston and the central Lakes area. The surrounding Coniston fells can be accessed easily straight from the front door & the delightful amenities of Coniston are just a few minutes' walk away.
So if you're on an extended family getaway or a large group of friends escaping the daily grind, Low How will give you just want you're after.
The first thing to strike you as you go in, is a big slate floored entrance hall, with plenty of room for discarded walking boots and jackets, very handy for ramblers. Turn right and there's an enormous living room, with 5-seater and 3-seater sofas, just waiting for tired bodies to drop into them and enjoy the massive slate fireplace with a large log burner. There are plenty of games should you be able to drag the children away from the TV and DVD.
French windows lead you to a south-facing sun terrace, with a table for six, bench, charcoal BBQ and garden lights.
here's a very large fitted kitchen, with all the mod cons you'd need to cater for large families and groups of friends, with double electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher & washer-dryer. There's also a separate dining room that can sit 10 just off the kitchen.
There are four large bedrooms that can be used as doubles or twins, with three being en suite. They all have garden and fell views.
Bedroom 1 - queen-size bed (or twin single beds) - en-suite bathroom with shower & WC.
Bedroom 2 - queen-size bed (or twin single beds) - en-suite double shower room & WC.
Bedroom 3 - queen-size bed (or twin single beds), sofa bed (double or twin) - en-suite shower room and WC.
Bedroom 4 - queen-size bed (or twin single beds).
You may also be surprised to find a sauna in the shower room, which might be just what you need after a day on the fells.
There's also a separate toilet with WC & wash hand basin.
Lawned garden surrounding the cottage with views of meadows, the lake and the rolling fells beyond. The terrace just off the sitting room is a gorgeous spot for al fresco cooking and dining. The garden is grassy and surrounded by hedges, ideal for little legs to hare around in.
Wi-Fi, bed linen, electricity, gas, central heating & initial logs for the fire.
Available to hire
Towels, travel cot & high chair.
Driveway parking for 4 cars.
Public Transport 700 yards
Pub 500 yards
Shop 300 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.