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Rowlandson Ground Cottage

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Coniston, Cumbria
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An ancient monks retreat with period features positioned above Lake Coniston with a walk through woodland leading to its shores

17th century character cottage

This charming semi-detached holiday cottage, formerly a monk’s retreat, dates back to 1640 and is full of delightful beams, stone floors and is prettily furnished. Situated above Lake Coniston amongst the woods, through which there is a short path down to the lake, the property is right in the heart of the Lakes National Park. It is situated 2 miles from Coniston with its beautiful and romantic valley surrounded by spectacular scenery, 5 miles from Ambleside with magnificent fells, a mile from Tarn Howes, and with Grizedale Forest behind you, an ideal place to go walking with views of the dales and mountains, and with 60 sculptures across the forest. Windermere is a short ferry trip across the lake, and there is fabulous fell walking, cycling and other activities in the immediate area. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with flagstone floor/dining room. Kitchen with flagstone floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Beams throughout.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Freezer. Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • No Pets Allowed
    No Pets Allowed
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 10/09/2016
    The cottage is lovely and comfortable - in a beautiful location. A good base for a variety of great walks.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/09/2016
    Wonderful setting, cosy cottage and very helpful owners.

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 20/08/2016
    The owner who lived next door to the cottage gave the impression that he did not want people in his cottage on the couple of times he spoke to us, his wife was rather fed up with having to fix the wifi. Every morning when it was not raining he was back and forth with his gardening tractor past the front of the cottage. In fact one morning he was cutting the hedge with a petrol hedge cutter within 30cm of our window! This is the sort of thing you do when the people are out. We were out midmorning every day.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/08/2016
    The cottage is in an idyllic location, the grounds were superb. Internally the cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped with everything one would need.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 08/04/2016
    We loved the cottage. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The cottage was in a perfect location and very peaceful.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 31/03/2016
    Well located cottage which was peaceful.

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7.8 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews collected by Reevoo
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