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Brown Howe Cottage

Detached woodland cottage with lake access and fell-side walks close-by. Great pubs 5 minutes drive.
24 reviews
Detached woodland cottage with lake access and fell-side walks close-by. Great pubs 5 minutes drive.
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 , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Coniston, Duddon Valley, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL67696
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Mandy N
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in October 2017

The cottage is as described and we loved the location in the woods, right on Coniston Water. Plenty of space in the cottage for all of us to relax together and cosy with the wood burner. Easy to visit wonderful places round about such as Brantwood (home of John Ruskin) and the Manjushri Buddhist Centre & Temple just outside Ulverston....

George B
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2017

As described in the overview Brown Howe is a spacious character stone cottage in a quiet location that can easily accommodate six to eight people. The entrance to the cottage can easily be missed but the owner sends detailed instructions on how to get there. You have easy access to some excellent walks in the Lake District and the local...

Management response:

Thankyou for the very detailed analysis of the cottage. Unfortunately Britannia have ceased stocking spares for the double oven range cooker so we are one hob hotplate down, although there are 4 that do function. A new hobplate or full cooker will be installed soon but the present malfunction shoud not spoil your holiday. There is plenty of remaining capacity....


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Nicky B
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Brown Howe Cottage was lovely - nicely furnished, plenty of space (and loos!) for 8 adult sized people and the bonus of a garage to keep bikes, wetsuits and walking boots. I'd suggest only taking bikes if you're very fit - there are lots of hills! There is a patio and garden behind the cottage as well as the shared...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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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House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Cottage ideal for family holidays and get-togethers. We will take one dog if well trained and managed. Simple house rules to follow seem to work well - keep it off furnishings...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Queens
    4 Twins
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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Nov 19, 2017 -
Nov 25, 2017
BOOKED Sunday changeover
7 nights -- --
Dec 1, 2017 -
Dec 7, 2017
3 nights
Dec 8, 2017 -
Dec 14, 2017
3 nights
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About the neighborhood
Walking, Mountaineering, Cycling:
 Beacon Fell and Beacon Tarn circuit is a walk straight from the house with great views of the lake and the Coniston mountain range.
 Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag are accessible from Torver for high level mountain walking or rock climbing. Drop down to the Sun Hotel in Coniston on the old Walna Scar road for a well earned beer at this very old drovers inn.
 Toad Rock is located in a small quarry some 400m from Brown Howe and is ideal for use by climbers and to teach beginners. And yes, it looks like a toad in the winter when the leaves are gone!
 Parkamoor is a delightful walk or run with stunning views of the lake. (Also a hard mountain bike route). Access is from Nibsthwaite on the east side of the lake. After a steep climb the path follows the...
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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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