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Rowlandson Ground Cottage

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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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  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 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.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 31/10/2015
    We had a wonderful holiday. The cottage is beautiful,surrounded by a stunning garden,beautiful countryside,great walks,friendly people. Would definitely go again,&recommend to others.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/10/2015
    We had a fabulous stay at Rowlandson cottage. The cottage had everything we needed. It was a great location, only a short walk into the centre of Coniston. Plus there's plenty of walks nearby. There was parking for the car on site too. An open fire in the lounge made the cottage very cosy, and the owners left it ready made for us to use, but the cottage was always warm so we didn't need it. Its the perfect place to get away from it all.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 08/08/2015
    Good for access to Coniston and Holme Fell and Lake. Ruskin museum and House well worth a visit.

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9.0 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo
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