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Perfect spot to enjoy your breakfast
The front of the property
A spacious kitchen with breakfast bar
Beautifully presented kitchen
Lounge with room for all
Gas fire for those chillier evenings
Dining room with french doors out onto the balcony
Enjoy the summer sunshine on the balcony
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Downstairs wc and shower
Bunk bedroom
Large twin room
The bright master bedroom
The master bedroom with its king-sized bed
Twin looking out onto the garden
Spacious family bathroom
Shower above bath
Enclosed garden to the rear of the property
Decking leads down to the lawn
Driveway for up to 3 cars
View of the Old Man of Coniston from the front garden
1 / 21  Perfect spot to enjoy your breakfast
2 / 21  The front of the property
3 / 21  A spacious kitchen with breakfast bar
4 / 21  Beautifully presented kitchen
5 / 21  Lounge with room for all
6 / 21  Gas fire for those chillier evenings
7 / 21  Dining room with french doors out onto the balcony
8 / 21  Enjoy the summer sunshine on the balcony
9 / 21  Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
10 / 21  Downstairs wc and shower
11 / 21  Bunk bedroom
12 / 21  Large twin room
13 / 21  The bright master bedroom
14 / 21  The master bedroom with its king-sized bed
15 / 21  Twin looking out onto the garden
16 / 21  Spacious family bathroom
17 / 21  Shower above bath
18 / 21  Enclosed garden to the rear of the property
19 / 21  Decking leads down to the lawn
20 / 21  Driveway for up to 3 cars
21 / 21  View of the Old Man of Coniston from the front garden

Windrush

Coniston, Lake District
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: LCC76

Overview

Windrush lies in a quiet cul-de-sac a few hundred yards from the village centre. Very well furnished, as recognised by the Visit England 4 Star Gold award, the cottage offers guests comfortable accommodation, along with all the benefits of the village amenities and a fantastic landscape to explore.

From your door step you have one of our most beautiful lakes, a rugged mountain range, plenty of activities on, in and around the water, along with pubs, cafes, shops and a microbrewery.

The Living Spaces

Ample parking is available on the front driveway from where the front door opens into a hall off which is the bright airy sitting room, with deep sofas and French doors opening out onto the raised deck.

The kitchen is very spacious and well equipped, perfect for preparing meals to serve in the adjoining dining room, with its large table and again opening out to the deck area. Off this room is the utility / laundry room from where the side door leads out back onto the driveway.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Upstairs are the four bedrooms, each decorated and furnished with thought to comfort. There is one twin/double bedroom, one double bed, one twin and one bunk bedroom, the first room being convertible from twin to double by pushing the divan single beds together which must be requested at the time of booking. There is a super king sized duvet available for when the beds are configured as a double. Also the bathroom with bath, overhead shower, hand basin and WC. There is another shower room downstairs.

Garden Spaces

The long balcony spans the whole of the back elevation and can be accessed from both the dinning and sitting room and overlooks the garden. Backing onto the little village primary school, the garden area is a mix of grass and decking and is perfect for children to play and adults to wine and dine on a summer evening.

For me, Windrush offers just the right combination of space and comfort, a village location and a superb landscape all combining to make it ideal for family holidays and gatherings of friends for celebration and relaxation.

Out & About

Set the heart of The Lake District, Coniston is popular with walkers, climbers and those that enjoy getting on the water.

The village has plenty of shops, cafes, pubs and inns, the oldest being the Black Bull serving up its own micro brewed ales.

Down at the Coniston Boating Centre you can hire all sorts of craft including canoes, rowing boats, small sailing craft, along with the little motor boats, great for exploring the lake and coves in relaxed style.

Of the mountain range the one is Coniston Old Man. Well marked paths snake to the summit where the view is reward itself.

The Grizedale Forest runs down the east shore. This huge managed woodland, has well laid out tracks that take you on a wonderful nine mile trek, passing the many sculptures that have been created along the trail.

Please note there is a refundable £200 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

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  • 4 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 twin which can be presented as a super-king-size (this must be requested at the time of booking), 1 twin and 1 bunk bedroom 
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and 1 downstairs shower room
  • Gas double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included
  • TV and DVD player
  • DAB radio with CD and Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Lockable garden shed for bikes
  • Discounted day membership of Cascades Leisure Club
  • 2 dogs welcome free of charge
  • Parking for 2-3 cars
  • Pub 5 minutes walk

 

Coniston is a village steeped in a history of quarrying and mining. Today however it is a picturesque place with a small, but good selection of shops and wholesome pubs. Many call the village the heart of The Lakes due to its convenient location. It's popular with walkers, climbers and those that enjoy getting out on the water. Coniston Boating Centre offers canoes, rowing boats, motorboats and small sailing crafts for you to hire if you're looking for an exciting way to venture onto the water and explore the coves in style. Trek the well-worn paths that snake up to the summit of the Old Man of Coniston for views that will reward your climbing efforts. On the east shore of Coniston, you'll find Grizedale Forest, a vast managed woodland with trails that will delight explorers as there is a lot to discover on the route.

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 40 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kirsty 9th October 2020

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Would thoroughly recommend Windrush. The location is great just a couple of minutes walk to Coniston centre with pubs cafes and shops. The house itself is spacious, clean and so well stocked with everything you could need. The garden is a great size. We had a fantastic time and would definitely recommend it!

Reviewed by Clive 2nd October 2020

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Wonderful cottage, so well equipped and comfortable, the location was superb, great garden and boot room especially when you have 2 large dogs. Hope to return in the future.

Reviewed by Cheriel 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah 11th September 2020

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Fabulous cottage in a perfect location, and just the break we needed. The best equipped kitchen I've ever seen, from all the cottages I've stayed in. Oven takes a bit longer but that's because we aren't used to a gas oven. Good size rooms, and utility big enough for 2 pushchairs and all our boots etc. Will definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Michelle 31st August 2020

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This property is lovely, very spacious and clean, has everything you need , 4 lovely bedrooms, nice kitchen and dining area that leads to Varanda and garden area, fab views from the front lounge of the old man of Coniston,. pub a couple minutes walk away, great walks within easy reach, will definitely rebook this place.

Reviewed by Jackie 28th August 2020

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Fabulous place, everything you could want, and more. Perfect for families getting together. Cant fault it amazing.

Reviewed by Tim 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Alaina 24th July 2020

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Reviewed by Geraldine 17th July 2020

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Reviewed by Gill 10th July 2020

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Lovely Spacious cottage with great private garden and a fab location

Reviewed by Jamie 13th March 2020

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Fantastic location with only a two minute stroll in to town, yet a super quiet spot. With magnificent views from the lounge windows across the fells on one side and The Old Man to the other, what more could you ask for.

Reviewed by Wendy 6th March 2020

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Fabulous and well equipped property in a great location, only a very short walk to the local amenities. There were 8 of us, plus a toddler and 2 dogs and we had plenty of space.

Reviewed by E C 22nd February 2020

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yes nice property .Ideally located for village of Coniston & associated walks.

Reviewed by Gary 14th February 2020

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Reviewed by Guy 7th February 2020

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Very useful utility room especially with a small dog after a long walk. Good secure garden, lots of space to relax with views from every room just about. We had a great time. Please let me know if you have any weekends you're struggling to fill Fri to Sun inclu. if possible, we'd definitely go again if we could.

Reviewed by Andrea 17th January 2020

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Fantastic location and views, quiet. Very practical house , with the large utility room a place for everything for a change, garden secure for dogs and we all felt very at home there. Will book again, shame already booked up for dates we wanted later this summer. . So book early!

Reviewed by David 3rd January 2020

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First class well presented cottage in the heart of the Lake District, with lots of equipment and games for children. Easy walking distance to amenities in the village of Coniston and walks in the hills. On a quiet road. Would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Dawn 29th November 2019

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This cottage is fantastic it has all the equipment you would need is central to all amenities and is in a beautiful setting. We would not hesitate to stay here again and would recommend to friends.

Reviewed by Jon 8th November 2019

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Fabulously equipped modern house in great location in Coniston. Very comfortable. Couldnt have asked for more.

Reviewed by Sylvia 11th October 2019

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We were very impressed with everything in the cottage and wanted for nothing!! Ideally situated and very peaceful. Would whole heartedly recommend Windrush.

Reviewed by Chris 20th September 2019

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Reviewed by Veronica 4th September 2019

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very comfortable and well equipped excellent location lovely dog-friendly garden

Reviewed by Edward 30th August 2019

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Reviewed by Claire 26th July 2019

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Windrush is a fantastic cottage with absolutely everything you could need for a wonderful holiday. The village of Coniston has a few very nice pubs serving good food, plenty of shops and not too many tourists.

Reviewed by Lisa 19th July 2019

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Wonderfully equipped and cosy cottage in a great location. Perfect for a large family with children and dogs. Enclosed garden was a hit! Great kitchen with lots of accessories. Lovely bathroom. Utility room really handy for coming in after walking, especially as it has a shower room too. Cant fault it, will definitely return!

Reviewed by Michael 5th July 2019

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Excellent cottage and location. Kitchen very well equipped, plenty of room in the house, nice deck and garden. Six adults, two children and 2 dogs had plenty of room, we will be using them again.

Reviewed by Geoffrey 21st June 2019

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Great location with just a short even walk to the centre of Coniston with its pubs, cafs, bakery and shops. Very relaxing and our dog loved it as well!

Reviewed by James 7th June 2019

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Reviewed by Fiona 20th May 2019

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We had a great holiday in this quiet, well stocked house, very close to everything in the village. Plenty of room for us all to enjoy ourselves. The dog loved the garden but not the decking balcony.

Reviewed by Marion 17th May 2019

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Reviewed by Jacqueline 10th May 2019

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Superbly appointed cottage with all home from home comforts. Excellent location with the village centre within a 5 min. walk. Cannot fault it at all . Our family had a wonderful holiday and have no hesitation in returning and recommending it to others.

Reviewed by Bevan 5th April 2019

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Fabulous location, excellent cleanliness, equipment and information. First class accommodation in a wonderful location.

Reviewed by Jill 22nd March 2019

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Reviewed by Jamie 15th March 2019

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Lovely cottage close to all amenities. Great for enjoying the Lake District. Fantastic view from lounge. Thoroughly enjoyed.

Reviewed by E C 23rd February 2019

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Great Property /Facilities /Location. We have stayed here many times ...

Reviewed by Kieran 15th February 2019

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Wonderful property set in a stunning location. Very well stocked and equipped for all needs. Lovely welcome pack, all locally sourced. Coniston itself is full of cafes and other eateries all serving excellent local produce. Plenty of walks amongst stunning backdrops and suitable for any and all. Cant wait to book again and go back.

Reviewed by Fiona 28th December 2018

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 21st December 2018

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A perfect property for extended family andincludi g young children. Plenty of space for everyone. The property is comfortable and practical Situated close to the village it made shopping at the local shops easy, and the produce on offer was of great quality. Plenty of walking for exercise/pleasure close by. We all loved our stay at Windrush and oneRead more of my granddaughters thought it would be a good idea to come here every year for christmas . Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm 12th November 2018

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Fantastic house in a great location. Windrush had everything we needed to have a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Great fenced in garden for our dog. Within short walking distance from dog friendly pubs and cafes. Thanks for the welcome hamper. Would love to return.

Reviewed by Fay 19th October 2018

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The property was so well equipped, with everything you could possibly need including a fully equipped kitchen, games, books, maps and very comfortable furnishings. It has a perfect village location as Coniston has a few pubs and cafes but also benefits from walks and views in every direction from the property and so much to see and do. We couldnt fRead moreault it and would happily return. Hide

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Perfect spot to enjoy your breakfast
The front of the property
A spacious kitchen with breakfast bar
Beautifully presented kitchen
Lounge with room for all
Gas fire for those chillier evenings
Dining room with french doors out onto the balcony
Enjoy the summer sunshine on the balcony
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Downstairs wc and shower
Bunk bedroom
Show 9 moreLarge twin room

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Adventure, memories and awe-inspiring natural beauty await you in the rugged, wild and unique Cumbrian Lake District where beautiful expanses of water merge with magical forests against a backdrop of dramatic mountains and fells.

This ancient land has been sculpted by time and nature and is the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first UK National Park to be awarded this outstanding accolade. Poets, writers and artists throughout the ages have been instinctively drawn here; William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin, to name a few. The attractions and the diverse landscape will not fail to charm the young and the young at heart, whether that be thrill-seeking activities you seek, pure and cathartic inspiration or simply just some relaxation, you will find it here.

Cycling, walking, canoeing, white-water rafting, flying, parachuting and ballooning are just some of the offerings for any level of adrenalin junky. Experience the glory of nature in the wild or in a setting such as the Predator Experience where you can walk with wolves and learn about the importance of conservation. For a complete day of family, enjoy treetop capers at Go-Ape in the Grizedale Forest.

Vibrant towns and villages are there to be discovered, be it by land or water. You can step back in time and enjoy a steamboat cruise on a lake or leisurely unearth the dynamic scene of contemporary art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK by foot, bus or car.

The National Park is an area of breath-taking beauty that will leave you spoilt for choice, refuelled and inspired. So much so that you’ll want to come back time and time again.

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