Nestling between the villages of Coniston and Ambleside, this stunning cottage enjoys a fantastic setting overlooking the Great Langdale Valley and its spectacular mountain range.
Skelwith Bridge is a small cluster of traditional Lake District cottages and hotels, set around an attractive stone bridge spanning the River Brathay. Ambleside, Lake Windermere, Coniston, Coniston Water, Grasmere, Elterwater and the other main towns, villages and attractions of South Lakeland are all within a short drive. There are some excellent walks in the immediate area. The track along the river offers you an easy stroll where you will come to the dramatic Skelwith Force with its viewing platform set over the churning waters. Another big favourite is Louhrigg Fell, passing Loughrigg Tarn on route. The walk can be extended to taking in Grasmere and Rydal Water, offering some beautiful views.
On entering this charming cottage you will find yourself in the fresh and beautiful open-plan lounge/diner. A large room with tiled floors set under a host of beams, it is an ideal space to both relax and dine, and, with a traditional wood burner, deep bay windows set either side of the chimney breast, and tasteful furnishings, this is a perfect space for sitting back, enjoying a chat, reading a book or taking in a movie on the TV. Crossing back through the central hall, you go through to the attractive kitchen which is well equipped with oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee cafetiere and dishwasher. Double doors lead you into a large conservatory with ovely views. Off the kitchen, in the hall, you will find a utility room with laundry equipment and an adjoining WC. From the hall, stairs lead you up to the first floor. Here you will find three comfy bedrooms. The master bedroom has a double bed and perfect views of the mountains. It also has an en-suite shower room with WC. The second double and the twin room are both very comfortable with views out to the gardens and grounds. All bedrooms are equipped with TV and DAB radio with Bluetooth. You will also find a family bathroom with corner bath, separate shower cubicle and WC.
The conservatory opens out onto a raised deck where you will be able to sit and watch the varied wild life that visit the grounds and dine alfresco on a warm spring or summer evening. Outside, surrounding the property are extensive grounds, comprising mainly grass with shrubs and trees this is perfect for adults to relax and enjoy the stunning views, and for children to play.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.