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Beechgrove Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £300
    Low season
  • £590
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 11th December 2017
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Sorry
    No Dogs

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Off-Road Parking

About Beechgrove Cottage

Beechgrove Cottage is welcoming and comfortable, sleeping four guests in two bedrooms and - music to any guests ears whose legs are tired after hiking all day - the accommodation is all on one level so you can soak in the bath and fall into bed without having to climb any stairs! The cottage, which is very popular with couples and families, is only a two-minute walk to the centre of Coniston and great pubs like the Yewdale Inn.

Until you have seen it in person, it is hard to imagine the magnitude of the beauty of the Lake District, and Coniston is arguably the jewel in its mountainous crown. The surface of Coniston Water acts as a mirror for the Coniston Fells, making peaks like The Old Man appear even more magnificent than they naturally are. The lake will forever be associated with Donald Campbell, who broke the water speed record there in 1955 and who is buried in the churchyard. Cruising Coniston Water is a must, whether you ride on the National Trust’s beautifully restored Victorian Steam Yacht or take the more modern Coniston Launch.

The beauty of the Lake District has inspired artists and writers for centuries. Arthur Ransome set much of his classic “Swallows and Amazons” series of books around Coniston, while John Ruskin lived at Brantwood for the last 30 years of his life and is buried at St Andrew’s Church. Beatrix Potter, who bred Herdwick Sheep at Yew Tree Farm near Coniston (a great place to purchase locally reared meat for cooking back at the cottage), loved the area so much she bequeathed her estate to the National Trust upon her death. Coniston is hugely popular with walkers, but also a fantastic base for cyclists, fell runners, sailors and kayakers.

Coniston is in the south of the Lake District National Park, close to Hawkshead and within an easy drive from Windermere. The scale of the region’s beauty is breathtaking, both in terms of its natural features, as well as its charming towns and villages, many of which are associated with some of Britain’s best-loved artists and writers. William Wordsworth immortalised the countryside around Grasmere in his poetry, while a young Beatrix Potter took inspiration from the garden of Hill Top Farm near Sawrey.

Despite attracting millions of visitors every year, it is still possible to find space and solitude among the landscape of the Lake District National Park, particularly around Coniston. Beechgrove Cottage's excellent location and comfortable accommodation makes it an ideal base for anyone wishing to enjoy it.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jean Johnson joined Independent Cottages in November 2017


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (The Lake District)

Beechgrove Cottage is a traditional bungalow, with all accommodation on one level.

Accommodation Comprises:

  • Entry is via a central hallway off which all rooms lead.
  • Main living room with two two-seater couches, a decorative fireplace, and a flatscreen television with satellite channels.
  • Conservatory with a light-filled dining area and a second living room with comfortable seating, a radio and views of the garden. Glass sliding doors open onto the paved patio area, and it is lovely to leave them open in summer as you enjoy a relaxed barbecue.
  • Fitted kitchen equipped with everything guests need for easy self-catering, including a dishwasher.
  • Spacious master bedroom with kingsize bed, bedside tables with reading lamps, and good storage.
  • Twin bedroom with a large window with lots of natural light, two single beds, bedside table and reading lamp.
  • Family bathroom with a generous bath, perfect for soaking tired muscles after a day walking the fells. There is a shower above the bath and handbasin. The cottage has a separate WC.

Outside: A private garden has a paved patio with barbecue and an area laid to lawn. There is off-street parking for two cars.

Additional Information: Beechgrove Cottage has WiFi and central heating. Short breaks are available depending on availability. All utilities, linen and towels are included in the cost of hire. Pets are not allowed, and the property is non-smoking.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Beechgrove Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £300
Mid Season from £430
High Season from £500
Peak Season £590
Preferred Arrival Day:
Saturday
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Owner Area

Jean Johnson
Member Since November 2017

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Beechgrove Cottage Noticeboard

short breaks available until 3rd March 2018 - please enquire

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

Beechgrove Cottage 12 month availability calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 11th December 2017