A turn of the century house with a private garden located in the centre of Coniston, 2 minutes stroll from village shops, pubs, and restaurants.
A short walk to the shores of Coniston Water and a stones throw from the fells and footpaths. Views of the Old Man and Yewdale Crags from the house and garden are inspiring.
The whole house has been renovated and furnished to a high standard with quality fixtures and fittings. Throughout the house there is some beautiful photography provided by a family friend, David Bretnall.(www.db-photo.com).
There is a unique and stunning piece of artisan leaded glass work in the lounge depicting Coniston Water and Fells, this was designed and crafted by Sarah Lace a friend and neighbour (Sarah does commissions if you have an idea for a unique piece of glass)
Set out over three floors there is a lounge a separate dining room, fully fitted new kitchen, 2 king size bedrooms & a twin bedroom, a bathroom and shower room.
The kitchen has a Bosch cooker and hob, Zannusi fridge freezer and Neff dishwasher.
In the lounge the are 2 sumptuous Bouyant sofas to sink into after a day on the fells and a Stovax log burning stove on a beautiful green slate hearth to keep you cosy in the evening.
The two large double bedrooms both have stunning oak beds and very comfortable pocket sprung mattresses. The master bedroom on the top floor has oak chest of drawers and matching bedside cabinets with drawers. There's a built in/walk in wardrobe The twin bedroom at the rear of the house has 2 modern full size single beds with quality mattresses, pine wardrobe, with drawers and matching bedside cabinet and a view of Coniston Old Man to wake up to.
The front double room on the first floor also has a beautiful oak king size bed a classy period vaneered double wardrobe and chest of drawers both with decorative inlays, one of the bedside cabinets is lovely grainy pitch pine
On the top floor there is a fully tiled family bathroom with a 800mm wide bath, mira mixer shower over, his and hers basins and a wc.
We also have a ground floor shower room with large enclosure, wc and full size basin. This is decorated with beautiful travertine tiling.
To the rear there is an enclosed yard paved with local stone and across the small private lane is the garden and garage.
The garden is mainly lawn and herbaceous borders with a small patio area. It is a south facing sun trap and there is an absolutely fantastic view of the fells.
We've have provided good quality garden furniture for six people.
Just 2 minutes from the house is the village centre. Here you'll find all amenities needed and fortunately some great pubs. There is a village butcher within the Nisa shop, the home cured bacon and sausages are great. Each pub has its own character, good real ales and terrific food. The Black Bull has its own brewery! There is even an excellent Indian restaurant and the Gastro Bistro Steam is highly recommended (advance booking needed )
The house has unlimited wifi, a smart TV, we allow one well behaved dog only which must not go upstairs or on the furniture.
The stairs are steep and we do not allow smoking of any kind.
Our preferred guests are couples and families.