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3 Bedroom Cottage with Grill and Internet Access

Entering the courtyard!
Very good
53 reviews
Entering the courtyard!
The new patio and garden furniture!
View from the landing
Double bedroom
Twin or double bedroom
Further twin or double
Sitting room
Sitting room - looking across to Brown Howe Cottage
Cosy woodburner!
Hallway
Kitchen
Kitchen table
View across the courtyard
Down by the lake
Lake shore beach
The lake shore in winter.  Not much beach but plenty of snow!
View down the lake - Fairfield
Wildcat Island!
Blawith Common beach to walk to!
...and the same view in the snow!!
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Coniston, Duddon Valley, Lake District, Cumbria, England
NOW with wifi (although not super fast)! Blea Brows enjoys a fantastic secluded setting in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons country! It is a fabulous cottage for couples, families or group holidays, and a safe location for children and pets as it is set in the grounds of the big house, Brown Howe. It enjoys private lake access (with three other properties), just a few minutes stroll away (along a woodland path, which may be muddy when wet!), and is ideal for boating, picnics and exploring. Wild Cat island is within reach by boat, and the beautiful Blawith common is just down the road - ideal for exploring and with more lovely beaches to discover! From here you can also enjoy amazing views up the lake towards Coniston, with the well-walked Fairfield Horseshoe in view. It is a cosy, comfortable detached cottage with woodburne... Read more
About the Owner, Philip O
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 17 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 53 reviews and 1 property
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  • English first
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English first
Reviewed October 24, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

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L4570URja...
Carlisle
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 16, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

cottage was in a lovely setting near the lake ,lots of walks near by. ,complimentary bottle of wine was very kind , everything you could possibly need was there in the cottage. Definitely recommend to friends, we will be back next year.

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theannexe
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

I had been warned that the WiFi was broken just before we went - I'm hoping for some refund. Although we were told there was Vodafone reception it doesn't extend to data so no email or internet access, and there is zero other reception. We had to keep searching out cafes with WiFi. Frustrating given that I chose it for...

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
General Facilities: Woodburner, DVD player, Ipod dock, General: thermostatic controlled central heating, CD player, TV Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron Utilities: Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge-freezer, Washing dryer Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms (one with en-suite).Bathrooms: There are 3 loos to allow for relaxed family bath times! 1 family bathroom with shower, 1 ensuite with shower and downstairs cloakroom with loo. Lobby outside kitchen door for storage of boots, outdoor gear etc. Cloakroom and hall also provide extra storage areas. Sleeping arrangements: 1 Double and 4 Singles, or 2 Doubles and 2 Singles, or 3 Doubles. Please advise as to your preference. Dining seating for 6, also seating in the kitchen, sitting room seating for 6. Other: Linen provided, but PLEASE NOT... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Guests can bring pets providing it has been agreed and paid for in advance.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Full
    4 Twins
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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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$134
£100
$147
£110
$935
£700
Oct 27, 2017 -
Dec 21, 2017
Week 44 - 51
3 nights
$120
£90
$134
£100
$668
£500
Dec 22, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
Christmas Holidays
7 nights -- --
$1,068
£800
Jan 5, 2018 -
Feb 8, 2018
Weeks 1 - 5
3 nights
$114
£85
$127
£95
$601
£450
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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
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights

NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.

Price includes: central heating, electric, bed linen (no towels - sorry), cot and high chair (if needed). A starter pack of fuel for the stove is left for your use. More may be purchased locally as and when required.
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About the neighborhood
Coniston is a thriving village in the South Lakes, bordering Coniston Water and nestled beneath the 'Old Man' of Coniston - the largest of the Coniston fells. Coniston is well stocked with traditional shops including a butcher, post office, several pubs, cafe's and restaurants.

In addtion to the beautiful surroundings, Coniston is home to the Ruskin Museum (also containing Donald Campbell memorabilia - of Bluebird fame) and down the road from Ruskin's mansion house - Brantwood.

Round the cottage, there are wonderful places to explore including Beacon Fell and Beacon Tarn (find the geocache box and write a message in it!). There are lovely walks on Torver and Blawith Common and across the water at Parkamoor, in addition to the higher fells of the mighty Dow Crag, Old...
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Access
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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