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Brown Howe Cottage

Brown Howe Cottage from courtyard
5.0 of 5 stars
17 reviews
Brown Howe Cottage from courtyard
Coniston Water from Brown Howe
Beautiful lounge
Oak beams
Bedroom 1- the sunshine room
Bedroom 4 - the master suite
Coniston Water
Coniston ferry can be picked up from Lake Bank Jetty
Kitchen - double cooker, dishwasher, breakfast bar
Lakeside pier
Nice fabrics and warm colours
High quality kitchen with fine design detail - oak, stainless steel and natural slate
Bathroom No. 2 - a sailing theme!
Brown Howe - Floor Plan
Hello, look at us!  Motor boat trip on Coniston.
Coniston Water at sun-set viewed from the south-east shore close to Brown Howe
Natan leaping from Lake Bank Jetty
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
A spacious character stone cottage with oak beams, log fire, lanterns, garden and patio/barbecue area. Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Free WiFi and payphone. The cottage has full central heating, is well furnished and equipped and has secure storage for bikes. It is set off the main road in mature woodland, with a wealth of wildlife and in the heart of Swallows and Amazons countryside. The cottage has private access to Coniston Water and lies adjacent to National Park access areas, providing an adventure playground for family holidays, get-togethers, walking and sailing/boating. Or, a beautiful and peaceful location simply for touring and exploring the Lakes. Brown Howe was once part of the Duke of Buccleuch's summer estate set on the banks of Coniston Water. A boat can be anchored and launched from the shore area or from... Read more
About the owner, Dennis B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL67696 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 17 reviews
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2015

An excellent stay at Brown Howe. This is a homely and comfortable cottage with a great kitchen and open plan living room. There's plenty of equipment to prepare meals and we were also provided with a starter pack of logs for the fireplace in the lounge. We have two young children and this was catered for as well including a... more

Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The cottage was just as described, with a spacious open-plan living room and well equipped kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, plus an extra toilet downstairs. It has lots of character, with comfy sofas and fireplace in the living area (also a cupboard full of board games and books for a rainy day). We loved the location - very quiet... more

Management response:

The cottage is set in private woodland some 200m from the main road to Coniston and is well away from highway traffic. Like many rural roads there are no footpaths. Crossing the road there is immediate access to the Torver fells and Blawith Common and Beacon Fell via a walkers footpath. Near the cottage and 400m along the main road... more

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Weather was not very promising and we arrived later than expected. When we entered the cottage, the owner had prepared for us egg, bacon, milk...and a bottle of wine! Also, he phoned to make sure everything was good for us. Thanks Dennis, you have a lovely cottage and we had a great time! more

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage has been considerably updated in the past few years and tastefully decorated, including slate floors and worktops, solid oak rustic kitchen and new bathrooms with power showers. A private patio area has been added with barbecue facilitites and garden furniture. Beach barbecue also possible for that extra special occasion.

The cottage has a log fire, central heating and a well equipped slate and oak finished kitchen suitable for use all year round. It has four bedrooms, with 2 double kingsize beds and 4 single beds and two bathrooms each with bath, shower and toilet. There is also a downstairs toilet with wash basin.
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Nov 27, 2015 -
Dec 3, 2015
3 nights
Dec 4, 2015 -
Dec 10, 2015
3 nights
Dec 11, 2015 -
Dec 17, 2015
3 nights
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How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 93.2 mi
Railway: Oxenholme, Kendal, Cumbria: 9.3 mi
From overseas the nearest airports are Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds/Bradford and Newcastle.
All approximately within 2 hours drive.
Cottage only 1/2 hour off main M6 motorway .
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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