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Sunny Bank Farm - large oak-beamed cottage, garden, private lake frontage.

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Snowdrops in the garden
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
14 reviews
Snowdrops in the garden
Kitchen, with range cooker
Kitchen / dining area easily seats 12
Large lounge with open fire and lovely garden views
The TV lounge with DVDs and board games
Double room with en-suite shower
En-suite shower to bed 1
Twin room with en-suite bathroom
Main bathroom, shower over bath
Triple room, with en-suite shower and double aspect garden views
Triple room, showing en-suite shower
En-suite shower for triple room
Double room with lake view
Shower room shared by two bedrooms
Twin room, with wash-hand basin
Upstairs landing with lovely oak beams
View into the 'secret garden'
View of the garden from the triple room
View of the garden from the twin room
The garden in spring
Daffodils in the front garden
Sunny Bank Farm shore, looking north
Blubells in the copse
Sunny Bank Farm's rowing boat
Games Barn in action
Sunny Bank Farm's canoe
Sunny Bank Farm shore, looking south
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Overview
Cottage -
6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Coniston, Duddon Valley, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Sunny Bank Farm is a spacious and beautifully furnished 17th century farmhouse set in large grounds, with lovely lawned garden. An open fire, central-heating and double-glazing throughout make it an excellent year-round holiday venue, and an ideal base for walking, touring, boating or just relaxing in peaceful surroundings.
Situated on the quiet western shore of Coniston Water, not far from Peel Island ("Wildcat Island" of Swallows and Amazons fame), Sunny Bank Farm is bordered by Torver Common affording fantastic views out over the lake. The fields are grazed by sheep and include several wooded areas and extensive private lake frontage where you can launch your own boat or hire our rowing boat and canoe.

Sunny Bank Farm originated as a small farmhouse in the 17th century but was more than doubled in size about a hundred years...
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About the Owner, Daphne L
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL125030
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frumplebe...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in March 2017

Every year I book and stay at Sunny Bank Farm I see new improvements to this lovely house. This year there are newly designed bedrooms and en- suite rooms which are light and welcoming, and very comfortable. The rooms have windows with varying views to the beautiful garden, the courtyard, the fields and lake. I was stunned by the lovely...

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A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Lovely old farmhouse full of character but very comfortable The kitchen was extremely well stocked and the second fridge very useful The radiator in the boot room under the coat rail provided warm and dry coats every morning The garden with the autumn colours was beautiful but the lakeside and scenery were spectacular The ferry even stops at sunny bank...

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

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Amenities
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Fully equipped to cater for up to 12 people, Sunny Bank Farm has two large lounges both containing plenty of comfortable seating. One has an open fire and a music system - ideal for quiet reading and conversation. The other has a TV, DVD player, board games etc.
The large kitchen/dining room includes an American style fridge/freezer with ice dispenser and a large electric range cooker. It is equipped with everything you might require for extended holiday dining and the large dining room table comfortably seats 12 people. A high chair and booster seat are both available.
There are 6 spacious bedrooms, each prettily furnished and with ample drawer and hanging space:
Bed 1 is a double, with en-suite shower.
Bed 2 is a twin with en-suite bathroom (powerful electric shower over bath). The b...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
$2,980
£2,400
Mar 18, 2017 -
Apr 7, 2017
March pre-Easter
3 nights
$447
£360
$1,788
£1,440
Apr 8, 2017 -
Apr 21, 2017
Easter
7 nights --
$2,732
£2,200
Apr 22, 2017 -
Apr 28, 2017
Post-Easter
7 nights --
$2,136
£1,720
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rowing Boat and Canadian Canoe £100 (including buoyancy aids)
Games Barn £60 (table tennis, pool, table football, darts)
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About the neighborhood
Sunny Bank Farm is 4 miles from Coniston, a small but busy typical Lakeland town, and just a mile from Torver, where there are 2 pubs, both serving excellent food. There are some wonderful local walks such as exploring the old quarries above Torver, climbing to the top of Coniston Old Man and coming back via Dow Crag, or you can use the Sunny Bank Jetty to combine a lakeside walk with a ride on Coniston Launch.

The steamboat Gondola also sails from Coniston around the lake and stops off at Brantwood, the home of John Ruskin. For the more adventurous, horse-riding is available at Torver, a variety of watercraft may be hired in Coniston, and Grizedale Forest is an excellent location for mountain biking.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Ulverston or Oxenholme: 0.0 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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