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The Farmhouse

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Coniston, Lake District, Cumbria, England
The Farmhouse is a characterful, white washed 17th century farmhouse set in a secluded 1.2 acres of woodland with private lake access (shared with two other cottages) leading to the beautiful waters of lake Coniston.

Situated in an enviable spot, the cottage is an ideal place for couples, families or small groups, to come and unwind in the peaceful surroundings and explore the Lakes by foot, bike or boat.

The Farmhouse has been re-furbished to a high standard with a new kitchen, carpets, family bathroom with roll top bath, shower room and thermostatically controlled central heating. The period feel has been sympathetically maintained with exposed beams in all rooms, cast iron wood burning stove in an original fire place setting, antique furniture and even a 300 year old bread oven!

The cottage has two generous bedrooms, one with a ki...
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Listing #HL553390
About the Owner
Lucy H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

My family and I have just returned from a wonderful week exploring the Lake District. The Farmhouse is a wonderful cottage and has everything you need for a home-from-home holiday. Beds are comfy, it's roomy and very quiet. It's location is ideal to get away...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Maggie J
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed cottage but needs more lighting downstairs No outside privacy but we would revisit as location really good

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ferdinandsmith
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: December 2017
Management response:Responded 29 December 2017


  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Crib
    1 King
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information

if you book for the minimum of three nights and only wish to stay for two nights (e.g. fri and sat night), £25 will be deducted off your total stay.
Cot and high chair available at cottage.BBQ available.

**Dogs - an additional £25 up to a maximum of TWO - trained and well behaved only please**
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About the neighbourhood
The Lake District National Park is England's largest National park, home to Scafell Pike, it's highest mountain, deep cut, glacial lakes, awe inspiring landscapes and picture postcard villages. Not to mention, great traditional pubs, historic houses and castles, lush, green valleys, fells and forests all within an area of 885 square miles. With many areas easily accessible by road, Coniston offers a superb base for touring and experiencing all that The Lake District has to offer.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester, Blackpool, Liverpool, Newcastle: 148.0 km
Railway: Windermere, Ulverston: 15.0 km

Leave the M6 at Junction 40 taking the A66 Keswick road.
Follow either the A592 Ullswater and Kirkstone Pass road or the B5322 and A591 Thirlmere and Grasmere route to Ambleside.
Take the A593 to Coniston and Torver.
Turn left at Torver on to the A5084.
Follow road for few miles / 5mins with lake on left hand side.
Pass over a cattle grid and immediately to your left, you will see a turning in to a car park (Lake District National car park: Brown Howe).
The road swings round to left and immediately left, you will see a turning.
Turn in and up the drive way.
The Farm house is the middle of three cottages.
Please park in private car park behind bin area once you have un-packed.

Alternatively, from the north, leave motorway at junction 36 (and follow directions as if comi...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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