|Short breaks||From £290||Prices||view details|
|2 person discount||No||Fire/Woodburner||No|
Fisherbeck is a most charming 17th Century, former Lakeland Farmhouse situated in an idyllic location on the Eastern side of Coniston Water. The apartment enjoys fabulous views over the lake, across the open countryside towards Coniston Old Man. The view will beckon even the most novice of walkers to ramble straight from the door; to Brantwood, home of Ruskin, into Coniston village itself with a good selection of tea rooms, pubs and restaurants or simply just to meander along the country lanes and be inspired by the stunning scenery that has been so influential to many famous writers and artists throughout the ages.
Fisherbeck Fold has been thoughtfully converted to retain an abundance of character and original features, including heavily beamed ceilings, sloping floors and original panelled doors. The apartment has shared use of the delightful cottage garden, with numerous viewpoints, with strategically place seating from where to take in the most magnificent views of Yewdale Fell, Coniston Old Man and the Steam Yacht Gondola.Read more about Fisherbeck Fold
Fisherbeck Fold is on the ground floor, is centrally heated and comprises:
Shared Entrance porch with shared boot room and laundry room which holds a washer/drier and is open all the time.
Kitchen: Equipped with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer.
Lounge/diner: A room full of character with a heavily beamed ceiling and view over the Lake towards Coniston Old Man. Gas fire in local slate fireplace, High Definition T.V., video, CD system and dining furniture.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, hand basin and W.C.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, co-ordinating linens and solid pine furnishings.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds, co-ordinating linens and solid pine furnishings.
All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided. Travel cot available. Telephone with free broadband access.
Outside: Shared ground with furniture supplied. Private parking for two cars.
Two well behaved dogs welcome (£20 per week per pet or part thereof).
PLEASE NOTE: A refundable damage deposit of £50 is payable one week prior to arrival.
This property can be booked with Fisherbeck Nest to accommodate 8 people with the facility to eat together in the downstairs apartment.
Please note: There is an Access statement available for this property, if required please call 01228 599 960
|Nearest town||Coniston||Shops||1 mile|
|Distance||1 mile||Restaurant||1 mile|
|Nearest railway station||Windermere||Pub||1 mile|
|Distance||12 miles||Lake||1/4 mile|
The delightful village of Coniston nestles at the foot of the famous Coniston Old Man fell (From where you get superb views of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere) and nearby to the Grizedale Forest. The village has a welcoming feel and traditional Lake District warmth to it; visitors will find plenty of shops and cafes in which to relax while they soak up the scenery and gentle pace of life.
A popular centre for walkers, climbers and cyclists, the area is also well known for Coniston Water; setting for the famous children’s story, Swallows and Amazons and also scene of Donald Campbell’s tragic world water-speed record attempt in 1967. Nowadays the Victorian steam yacht ‘Gondola’ which first went into service in 1859 and was restored in 1977 by the National Trust, plies the five miles of water from April to October. You can hire rowing boats, electric boats, kayaks and dinghies from Coniston Boating Centre on the lakeshore.
Take the opportunity to visit the Ruskin Museum, for local history, and ‘Brantwood’ on the shores of Coniston Water, former home to the poet John Ruskin.
Positioned between Coniston Water and Windermere, Hawkshead is arguably the quaintest location in the lakes, with white washed cottages dating back to the 16th century, charming old pubs and tea shops along narrow traffic-free streets.
The village is busy with tourists who come to see the Grammar school where, in the 1780’s William Wordsworth developed inspiration for this early poetry and home to the Beatrix Potter gallery showing her original drawings for her children’s books. The village hosts the annual Victorian fair and agricultural/sports show every summer.
Broughton-in-Furness is well situated a few miles west of nearby Coniston, and is becoming a favoured destination for the more discerning visitor, who appreciate its tranquil charm and acknowledge it as part of the "Undiscovered Lakeland". In the Square is the town hall, once the market hall, and now the Tourist Information Centre, two slate fish market slabs, and old stocks, which together with the surrounding three storey merchants houses, creates a unique feeling to this historic market town. There is also a good selection of amenities within the village including an award winning restaurant.
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From £290 for 3 nights
Call us: 01228 599960
A very homely property with magnificent views
Nicely presented property, well equiped kitchen
A very cosy cottage with superb views and lovely location
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