Whatever the season, this bright, spacious and family-friendly cottage
provides an excellent base for exploring Coniston and the surrounding
area. Away from the rush and overlooking the breathtaking Coniston
Fells, Mountain Ash Cottage remains only a few minutes' walk from
shops, pubs and of course the lake shore.
End your summer days in the secluded patio garden - it's crying out for
a BBQ and makes the most of the outlook. In the chilly months, cosy up
by the open fire and share your stories.
The accommodation is perfectly equipped for holiday living with space
for dining, a homely lounge and plenty of entertainment for rainy days.
Families, sharing couples and friends (including pets!) are welcome.
The Cottage has been recently enhanced by a recent refurbishment and
Accommodation in detail
Traditional porch entrance with space for walking boots.
Comfortably furnished lounge with open fire, large LCD TV/DVD and CD
Spacious dining kitchen with extensive appliances (including gas hob
and electric oven, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher) and
direct access to the furnished patio garden. Upstairs to the 2
bedrooms; 1 double with stunning views to the Coniston Fells and 1 twin
with space for additional cot and en-suite shower room. Family-size
bathroom with shower over bath. Private parking for one car, additional
parking may be available in the communal spaces in the close.
A Coniston holiday cottage takes you slightly away from the hustle and
bustle of Bowness and Lake Windermere, to a wilder landscape full of
adventure. Coniston Water is famous for its part in Arthur Ransome's
Swallows and Amazons, with Peel Island being the setting for the 'Wild
Cat Island' featured in the story. The lake is also known for Donald
Campbell's water speed record attempt in 'Bluebird'.
But the real magic comes from the breathtaking surroundings; dramatic
fells including Coniston Old Man, wild woodlands and wonderful Lake
District walks. You'll have access to no end of stunning routes, from
leisurely strolls to challenging ascents. You'll enjoy access to the
peaceful village centre, well equipped for stocking up the kitchen with
traditional butcher and supermarket.
There are lovely tea rooms, cafes and traditional Lakeland pubs in
Coniston village, and the Black Bull Inn is well worth a visit for its
award-winning brewery the Coniston Brewing Co.
For a cultured day out, head to Brantwood historic house - an
impressive residence overlooking the lake, once home to John Ruskin the
famous artist, writer and creative thinker. You'll find a range of
events on offer, such as talks, concerts, craft workshops and even
Pets information: Pet policies vary by property, please check the
properties listing on Lakelovers website for full details.