We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travelers have booked this property

Blea Brows

Save
Entering the courtyard!
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
44 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!!
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Inquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
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: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jul 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 44 reviews and 1 property
Contact Owner | See more properties
Listing #HL251205
Reviews from our community
 of 5 bubbles
4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 44 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
JennyBZoo...
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We have enjoyed a wonderful week at Blea Brows with our 2 young children. The cottage was warm, comfortable, clean and welcoming. We appreciated the effective heating system and plenty of hot water, as well as some logs for the fire. There was plenty of space for the 4 of us, and 6 would have been fine as well. We...

More
Management response:

Hi Jenny. Thanks for your review. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Like you said, although it's in a courtyard, it is surrounded by lovely woodland and access to the lake is a great bonus. Peel island - Wild Cat to Swallows and Amazons officianados - is a great destination for a picnic. We've ventured there many times...

More

Report response as inappropriate
simmolsim...
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Brilliant base for walking and exploring the Lakes. The cottage was very cosy and comfortable. Lovely comfortable beds. A short walk to Lake Coniston. Good local pubs. Would definitely stay again.

More
Management response:

Thanks for your lovely review, Jenny and James. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and you managed to get out on the water - bonus! Yes, the cottage is cosy, particularly when it's lashing down and the woodburner is on! You are most welcome to come again. Just remind us and we'll give you 10% for most valued customers!...

More

Report response as inappropriate
JillandMa...
North Yorkshire
Level Contributor
211 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

A Cozy cottage with everything you need for a weekend away. Despite it being the wettest weekend for a while. We had a great time. You even have assisted valet parking on arrival.

More
Management response:

I can't imagine what the assisted valet parking was, but hey - all included (!!). Glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards, Phil and Kate

More

Report response as inappropriate
Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • 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.
Availability
Show Rates
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
$130
£100
$143
£110
$910
£700
Apr 21, 2017 -
May 25, 2017
Week 16 - 20
3 nights
$130
£100
$143
£110
$845
£650
May 26, 2017 -
Jun 1, 2017
Spring Bank Holiday
3 nights
$143
£110
$156
£120
$975
£750
Jun 2, 2017 -
Jul 20, 2017
Week 22 - 28
3 nights
$156
£120
$169
£130
$878
£675
View all periods
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.
Hide Rates
Map
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.<BR><BR>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. <BR><BR>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 highe... more
Access
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
If the owner has provided contact information, you may contact him or her directly. If not, you can contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner
How will the owner contact me?
This owner may contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox, your personal email, or phone.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to check if the property is still available. If the owner has listed a phone number, you can also call to follow up. send inquiries to other properties. \n If you still don't hear from the owner, TripAdvisor recommends that you send inquiries to other properties.
How do I pay?
For this property, you may use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox; the owner may also offer other payment options. \n You must pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox if you want to be covered by our Payment Protection. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
If you pay online via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox, your payment will be covered by our Payment Protection.
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from inquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travelers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travelers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
from
$117
/
Night
Week
Book Now
124 travelers
viewed this property in the past week
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your vacation rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.