Nestling under the Coniston Fells in the heart of the Lake District National Park, this delightful holiday cottage is converted from a 17th-century barn and forms a quaint hamlet-style setting with superb open views. Torver is a small picturesque village 3 miles south-west of Coniston in a beautiful and romantic valley, surrounded by spectacular scenery. The village is welcoming, warm and friendly and has two pubs serving good food (660 yards). The area abounds with woods, crags, streams and waterfalls, and is home to a wealth of wildlife including squirrels and deer. Walks from the doorstep lead directly to Coniston Old Man and the shore of Coniston Water where there are picnic and paddling areas. Coniston village is a famous centre for walking, climbing and cycling, and boats may be hired on the lake, as well as trips taken on the Victorian steam yacht Gondola. Windermere, Ambleside, Hawkshead, Grasmere and Beatrix Potter’s Sawrey are within a scenic drive giving stunning views of mountains and lakes in every direction. Superb visitor attractions such as the Lakeland Motor Museum, Dalton Wild Animal Park with its Sumatran tigers, Aquarium of the Lakes and the Haverthwaite to Lakeside Steam Railway at Lakeside are easily accessible. The area is rich in historic houses and gardens including Muncaster Castle, Holker Hall and grounds, Sizergh castle, Levens Hall and topiary gardens. Shops 2 miles, pub ½ mile.
Step to entrance. Beamed living room with wood-burning stove and wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. Open-tread stairs to first floor: Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bunk bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.
- Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
- Elec, full gas CH, bed linen and towels inc
- Patio with furniture
- Shared enclosed garden with furniture
- Natural spring water supply
- No smoking
- Unsuitable for the infirm