This historic gatehouse lodge exudes traditional country style and family friendly comfort sleeping 6 2 guests in the beautiful surroundings of Brown Howe woodland in peaceful rural Cumbria.
Set in magnificent countryside just a mile from the peaceful hamlet of Water Yeat, this beautiful property which sleeps six adults and two children lies on an historic Edwardian country estate on the south western banks of Coniston Water. It s ideal for large families or a group of friends who want to enjoy the spectacular surroundings abundant with nature and wildlife. Coniston (5 miles), Ambleside (14 miles) and Windermere (17 miles) offer the perfect family day out. Step inside the side door of this charming property where contemporary creature comforts enhance the old world style with charming country style furnishings and period features. You ll find a family bathroom and a bedroom on the ground floor with twin beds and a set of bunk beds, plus a double bedroom near the dining room. Family meals are a pleasure with the well equipped kitchen featuring an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Tuck into delicious regional produce in the dining area, set into a beautiful bay window, and enjoy the views. Head upstairs and unwind in the bright and airy living room with an open fire surrounded by an original stone (first basket of logs included), where there s also a TV with DVD player, a SoundDock, board games and toys for your entertainment. French doors lead out from the living room to a balcony with garden views. And there s a beautiful king size bedroom, plus a separate WC, completing the accommodation. Outside, you ll find a private terraced garden with seating and a summer BBQ; a shallow natural water course runs through the garden (please be mindful of young children). There s a rocky outcrop and plenty of space for den building. There s a short woodland walk with direct access to a private lakeside area on Coniston Water, shared only with properties on site. Enjoy messing about on the water with the Canadian canoes, available for guests use (buoyancy aids are provided, canoeing is at own risk). Off road parking and secure bike storage (and electric bike charging) are available for guests, and there s a shop and pub within 3 miles. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 king size, 1 double(ground floor) and 1 twin bedroom with a set of bunk beds (please advise at the time of booking if you require the bunk beds to be made up). 1 family bathroom with bath, shower, and WC (ground floor); separate WC. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. Smart TV and DVD player, SoundDock. Open fire (logs provided). Balcony on first floor of property (with BBQ, Chimenea and seating in summer).. Enclosed terraced garden with shallow natural water course ( please ensure children are supervised at all times ) enclosed private woodland; lake access through woods to a private area of Coniston Water (shared with a neighbour). Parking is available for 2/3 cars by the garden fence, or behind the property. Two Canadian canoes, paddles and buoyancy aides are available (at guests own risk). Secure bike storage for 3 bikes and electric bike charging available. Shop and pub 3 miles.
Downstairs bedroom, Downstairs bathroom, Enclosed garden / patio, Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Family friendly, Cottage, Yes, Yes
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