Self Catering in Cumbria - Coniston

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Coniston Travel and Heritage Information

Joy's Cottage
Coniston
Cumbria
England

Joy's Cottage, Coniston, Cumbria
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Joy's Cottage built at the end of the 17th Century stands at the end of a small group of houses, adjacent to our own, 1 mile south of Coniston on the west side of the lake. There are fine views from the garden over fields to Coniston Water and across the lake to Brantwood, John Ruskin's home. The cottage is ideally placed for exploring the Coniston fells with nearby paths leading to Walna Scar, Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam; to the lake shore and Tarn Hows.

Joy's Cottage is comfortably furnished for 4 guests; with an open fire (coal and logs provided) and background night-store heating and double-glazing throughout. There are 2 twin bedrooms upstairs with linen provided; downstairs there is a sitting room, kitchen/dining room and bathroom with shower over the bath. Drying facilities with washing machine and tumble dryer are in a separate outhouse.

The large gated garden with patio seating enjoys panoramic views-as well as the morning sun!-and also provides safe parking for 2 cars and for children to play. Coniston village is well served with shops, cafes and pubs; a Post Office, Bank, Petrol Station and an excellent Museum. The Ship Inn is only half a mile away, within easy walking distance along the old railway line and provides evening meals.

The beautifully restored steam yacht Gondola sails from April to October but the Coniston Launch provides a regular service on the lake throughout the year. Joy's Cottage welcomes visitors all year to this quieter corner of The Lakes; for weeks (Friday changeover) or short breaks. There are taxis, buses and hire cars at Windermere Station for those travelling by train.

For those with their own boat the facilities of Coniston Sailing Club are nearby where temporary membership can be arranged. Unfortunately pets are not accepted. For any further information please phone 015394 41461.

Traditional lakeland cottage with 2 twin bedrooms. Friday changeover. Garden.

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Services / Facilities:

Location Type
Rural
Mountain

Accessibility
Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Fuel and Power Included
Cot
No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Open fire

Bedrooms
2 Twin Bedrooms

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath

Kitchen
Washing Machine
Microwave
Fridge
Freezer
Toaster
Oven
Hob
Grill
Tumble dryer

Entertainment
Books
Games
TV

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Communal garden
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Fishing
Tennis
Hiking
Mountaineering
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Walking
Cycling
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Sailing
Swimming (outdoor pool)
Canoeing

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Coniston area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Ruskin Museum, Coniston - 0.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Coniston Water - 0.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Steam Yacht Gondola - 1.1 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Brantwood - 1.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Tom Gill - 2.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Grizedale Forest Park - 2.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Tarn Hows - 2.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Beatrix Potter Gallery - 3.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Hawkshead Old Courthouse - 3.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Hawkshead Grammar School - 3.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.



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