One of the best places to be based in Coniston is along Lake Road, ideally located for pubs and restaurants in the village and within easy walking to the Lake and surrounding Coniston fells.
Quietly located in a peaceful cul de sac off Lake Road, Swallows Cottage is a beautifully modern, single storey property.
Great care and attention to detail is apparent throughout this recently refurbished cottage. A real 'home from home', Swallows Cottage is the perfect base for families, friends and couples alike. Offering a secluded, stylish and peaceful base to relax and unwind.
The delights of Grizedale Forest, The Old Man of Coniston and the surrounding Coniston fells are only a short walk away making the property ideal for walkers, mountain bikers and boat enthusiasts or for those who simply want to relax and unwind.
Welcoming and spacious entrance porch which opens into the light and bright hallway.
Comfortable sitting room with log burning stove, colour TV with Freeview, DVD and CD player. Complemented by stylish touches & comfortable seating, relaxation can be found here after days spent exploring.
Light and airy dining kitchen with French doors to the garden and a fitted oak kitchen, electric hob, fan oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine & microwave. A fantastic space for the family to gather.
Bedroom 1 - King size bed and views over the garden.
Bedroom 2 - King size bed.
Bedroom 3 - Single bed.
Modern house bathroom with WC, wash basin, bath and large walk in shower.
Garage offering secure cycle and outdoor storage space. A tumble dryer is also available here.
A lovely rear garden patio, garden furniture, lawned area, trees and shrubs. The garden enjoys fell views towards the Old Man of Coniston and the Yewdale Crags. The perfect space for al fresco dining on a summer's eve.
Bed linen, towels, electricity, oil central heating & initial logs for the fire.
Available to hire
High chair & travel cot.
Parking for 2 cars.
Public Transport 300 yards
Pub 700 yards
Shop 700 yards
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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 Coniston Water and below the majestic Coniston Fells, of which Coniston Old Man, 2635ft, is the most famous.
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