The Lakeland Village Club - Blue Mill Eighteen ref: UK1453

Newby Bridge, Coniston, Hawkshead, Sawrey, in the Lake District

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  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Accessed via stairs or lift, this spacious fourth floor apartment comprises an open plan living space with a balcony offering impressive views over the River Leven. There is a large master bedroom with a kingsize bed and en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom, and a third bedroom with bunk beds, which will be popular with children. There is also a family bathroom with an over-bath shower. The living area is very spacious, with a brick fireplace acting as the centrepiece, and a double pull-down bed offers additional sleeping for two. The open plan living space lends itself perfectly to a warm, sociable environment, meaning that the chef of the party can still participate in the conversation whilst preparing the family meals. Another wonderful addition to this apartment’s facility is a sauna, so you can relax those aching muscles from a full day of activities around the lake.
This holiday property is ideally located within 5 minutes’ drive of the end of beautiful Lake Windermere, but don’t overlook the attractions which are literally on-site! These include the Lakeland Motor Museum, which houses a collection of classic cars, motorcycles, bicycles, pedal cars and motoring related items and memorabilia, and an exhibition dedicated to the land and water speed record activities of Sir Malcolm Campbell and his son, Donald. Alternatively, you may prefer the mental challenge offered at Cliffhanger escape rooms.
There is such a diversity of activities available within 15-20 minutes’ drive, ranging from a steam train journey, to the cross-lake ferry or the simple pleasures of the stunning scenery of the Lake District. For those of a more adventurous spirit, there are numerous water activities, laser tag or Segway rides. When you add into the mix the vast choice of places to eat and drink, including Michelin starred restaurants, there is certainly something here to be found for everyone. The Lake District boasts some of the most spectacular lakes and scenery in the world and is host to numerous beautiful towns and villages; it is also steeped in history, being home to writers of quality, such as Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth, who were inspired by this amazing countryside and used it as a backdrop for some of their creations. Beach 10 miles.
This property can be booked together with Blue Mill Seven (UK1444), Blue Mill Eight (UK1445), Blue Mill Nine (UK1446), Blue Mill Ten (UK1447), Blue Mill Eleven (UK1448), Blue Mill Twelve (UK1449), Blue Mill Thirteen (UK1450), Blue Mill Fourteen (UK1451) and Blue Mill Seventeen (UK1452) to accommodate up to 58 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

All on the fourth floor (with lift access).
Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric fire, Smart TV, double sofa bed and patio doors leading to balcony.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bedroom 3: With bunk beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Sauna.

Facilities

Electric heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Balcony. Sauna (private). Residents’ car park (not allocated). No smoking. Please note: There is a river in the grounds.
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  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

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About the local area

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.

Things to do nearby

Brantwood House and Gardens

The Brantwood historic house and gardens was once the home of John Ruskin who is a well known part of the history of Coniston for his large collection of writings, drawings and watercolours. The house is also a museum showing a collection of Ruskin's possessions for you to explore.

The Gondola at Coniston Water

The original `Gondola', a rebuilt Victorian steam yacht, was first launched in 1859 and now completely rebuilt by the National Trust, gives passengers the chance to sail in sumptuous, upholster saloons!

Old Man of Coniston Walks

Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.

Walking to Lever Waterfalls & Levers Water

If you are walking in the Coppermines Valley area then you should definitely visit the Lever Waterfalls and the reservoir of Levers Water.

Russell Colman Photography

Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.

Hodge Close Quarry
Hodge Close Quarry

An impressive hole with a deep pool offers divers and rock climbers a great place to indulge in their hobby

Crook Barn Stables
Crook Barn Stables

Enjoy stunning scenery through bridleways and thoroughfares on one of the horses at the Crook Barn stables. Visitors can also say hello to the other farmyard animals on site - chickens, ducks, geese and pigs. Tel: 01539 441088

Tilberthwaite Quarry
Tilberthwaite Quarry

Excellent routes adorn this slate quarry. It is easily accessed from the car park 3km from Coniston.

Esthwaite Water - Fishing

Set in the Silurian Hills of the Lake District Esthwaite Water near Hawkshead is a fantastic venue for trout, pike, course and roach fishing.

Go Ape in Grizedale Forest

If rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip wires sound like your thing, Go Ape is the place to go during your holiday. This challenging course is up high in the tree tops and is an exhilarating adventure for all ages.

Coniston Launch

This is an environmentally friendly boat service ideal for walkers, cyclists and those who enjoy a peaceful cruise. Special `Swallows and Amazons' tours available. Tel: 01768 775753

Beatrix Potter Gallery

A gallery of Beatrix Potter's illustrations and drawings can be found in the 17th Century building which was once the office to her solicitor husband, William Heelis. The gallery has a ever changing exhibition of her work with a room styled as her husband once had it as an office.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Walk around Tarn Hows

The beautiful area around Tarn Hows is a very popular place for tourists, with three adjoining tarns uniquely surrounded with a mass of coniferous woodland.

Cycling around Coniston

The shores of Coniston Water provides one of the loveliest and easiest stretches of cycling in The Lake District. There are many trails around the lake much of which are available from the visitor centre's in the area. Coniston itself is a lovely village with a selection of pubs and cafes and the opportunity to hire a boat at Coniston Boating Centre.

Grizedale Forest

The popular woodland of Grizedale Forest measures over 24km squared and is full of activities and attractions to enjoy during your holiday.

Coniston Brewing Company

Hidden behind the pub in Consiton is the `Coniston Brewing Company'. Local ales have been brewed here since 1995 and you can taste one of these six popular beers in the Black Bull Inn situated in front of the brewery.

River Deep Mountain High

An outdoor activity provider introducing you to activities such abseiling, kayaking, mountain biking and canoeing in a variety of different locations. Tel: 01539 528666

Ruskin Museum

Since 1901 Ruskin museum has been open for visitors in Coniston, it was set up in memory of John Ruskin who was well known for his talents in the Victorian era, just a few of these talents are in art, geology, writing and teaching. The museum shows information and artifacts about the history of Coniston.

The Ruskin Museum

Learn all about the famous people of Coniston including John Ruskin, Donald Campbell and Arthur Ransome. A fascinating museum. Tel: 01539 441164

Coniston Water

The third largest lake in the Lake District is Coniston Water measuring five miles long and half a mile wide. This is a very popular tourist attraction with a cafe by the pier.

Cycling in Grizedale Forest

As well as several designated walking paths Grizedale Forest Park also provides dedicated routes for cyclist and mountain bikers. There are a range of waymarked trails that lead around the forest.

Coniston Boating Centre
Coniston Boating Centre

Just outside the pretty village of Coniston this boating centre provides electric self drive boats, rowing boats, dinghys, canoes and kayaks right on the shores of Coniston Water. There are also picnic areas and a cafe close by. Tel: 01539 441366

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