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The Farmhouse

17th century, white washed, traditional lakeland farmhouse
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17th century, white washed, traditional lakeland farmhouse
Front of farmhouse Private access from cottage leading down to lake shore
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4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
18 reviews
17th century, white washed, traditional lakeland farmhouse
Front of farmhouse
Private access from cottage leading down to lake shore
Private beach (shared with two other cottages); perfect for boat launches, swims and picnics!
Master bedroom with wash basin, chest of drawers and wardrobe
Master bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom with chest of drawers
Lounge with wood burning stove and exposed oak beams
Lounge
Kitchen / diner
Kitchen / diner
New traditional Family Bathroom with roll top bath and overhead shower
Roll top bath with overhead thermostatic shower
Ground floor shower room with electric shower, WC and wash basin
Private footpath from cottage down to lake shore (shared with two other cottages)
Glimpse of lake from private footpath and grassy area suitable for outdoor play
View of lake looking north towards Coniston
Lake view showing Peel / 'Wildcat' island in distance
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Coniston, Duddon Valley, Lake District, Cumbria, England
The Farmhouse is a characterful, white washed 17th century farmhouse set in a secluded 1.2 acres of woodland with private lake access (shared with two other cottages) leading to the beautiful waters of lake Coniston.<BR><BR>Situated in an enviable spot, the cottage is an ideal place for couples, families or small groups, to come and unwind in the peaceful surroundings and explore the Lakes by foot, bike or boat.<BR><BR>The Farmhouse has been re-furbished to a high standard with a new kitchen, family bathroom with roll top bath, shower room and thermostatically controlled central heating. The period feel has been sympathetically maintained with exposed beams in all rooms, cast iron wood burning stove in an original fire place setting, antique furniture and even a 300 year old bread oven!<BR><BR>The cott... Read more
About the Owner, Lucy H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL553390 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 18 reviews
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Carol c
Prenton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2016

We enjoyed our stay in the cottage, we were blessed with lovely weather and found the cottage to be very comfortable. We were disappointed however by the lack of privacy. The detached house directly opposite is quite literally feet away from you and if you sit outside on the bench(there is no front garden) you are looking directly into their...

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Management response:

Sorry that you found that there was little private space and you are right to point this out. Although I have stated in the listing that there is a shared beach and shared outside space, I perhaps need to make this clearer. We have recently installed a rail on the steps leading down to the shared beach area for all...

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Debave
USA
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 for a stay in September 2015

You have private access to the lake -- perfect for the dog in particular. Great furnishings and lovely setting. We especially enjoyed the fireplace every night. The dog loved the walkies out the front door and in general it was a fab location to enjoy the Lake District. Highlight of our trip.

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Ann-Marie...
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We were here the week between Christmas and New Year and loved the cosy cottage and walks from the door. Coniston shore is a stone's throw away and there are many other walks/bike rides where you can leave the car at home. Coniston (and the Old Man walk) and Grasmere (with many circular walks from the centre) were a short...

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Amenities
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    Yes
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
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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
$145
£110
$145
£110
$783
£595
Jul 23, 2016 -
Sep 2, 2016
SUMMER PEAK
3 nights
$158
£120
$171
£130
$889
£675
Sep 3, 2016 -
Oct 28, 2016
LATE SUMMER
3 nights
$125
£95
$145
£110
$724
£550
Nov 5, 2016 -
Dec 16, 2016
AUTUMN
3 nights
$119
£90
$138
£105
$652
£495
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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
Please note: ** DEDUCTION FOR TWO NIGHT STAY **

if you book for the minimum of three nights and only wish to stay for two nights (e.g. fri and sat night), £25 will be deducted off your total stay.
Cot and high chair available at cottage.BBQ available.

**Dogs - an additional £25 up to a maximum of TWO - trained and well behaved only please**
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester, Blackpool, Liverpool, Newcastle: 92.0 mi
Railway: Windermere, Ulverston: 9.3 mi
FROM THE NORTH:<BR><BR>Leave the M6 at Junction 40 taking the A66 Keswick road. <BR>Follow either the A592 Ullswater and Kirkstone Pass road or the B5322 and A591 Thirlmere and Grasmere route to Ambleside.<BR>Take the A593 to Coniston and Torver. <BR>Turn left at Torver on to the A5084.<BR>Follow road for few miles / 5mins with lake on left hand side.<BR>Pass over a cattle grid and immediately to your left, you will see a turning in to a car park (Lake District National car park: Brown Howe).<BR>The road swings round to left and immediately left, you will see a turning.<BR>Turn in and up the drive way.<BR>The Farm house is the middle of three cottages.<BR>Please park in private car park behind bin area once you have un-pack... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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