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Charming river-side cottage-style apartment, pet-friendly with lake access - Wren Cottage

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Wren Cottage

Perfect for couples, Wren cottage forms the eastern end of the original Mill building. An unusual double flight of stone steps leads to the front door which opens straight into an attractive and spacious living area. This comprises a smart fitted kitchen, dining area, and comfy seating with flat-screen television. The bedroom has a king-size bed, bedside tables and lights, and plenty of drawer and hanging space. The en-suite bathroom has an electric pumped shower, bath, WC and washbasin.


About the property

Sunny Bank Mill Cottages

This 200 year-old traditional stone watermill has been cleverly converted into three individual and attractive cottage-style apartments. In an idyllic riverside setting beside tumbling torver beck, the apartments are full of character and retain many original features such as exposed stone walls and beams, whilst ensuring comfort and warmth after the day's activities.

A grassy lane alongside the beck leads to a large wooded field - a great place for children's games and a haven for dogs - and then on to the secluded waterfront.

If you love the tranquil beauty of the lakes, and find yourself drawn to the pretty becks and peaceful waterfronts, this is the perfect holiday destination for you.

Situated on the quiet western shore of Coniston Water, not far from Peel Island ('Wildcat Island' of Swallows and Amazons fame), and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Sunny Bank Mill boasts private lake frontage and has its own jetty where you can launch your own boat or just sit and enjoy the scenery.

The three cosy apartments (Dipper, Robin and Wren) sleep 4, 4 and 2 respectively. Thick stone walls and individual layouts give each its own quirky character. Furnished to a high standard they are equipped with everything you will need to enjoy your holiday.

Whether you like to sit and admire stunning views, or would rather get out and explore by foot, bicycle, sail or paddle, these cottages make an ideal holiday base for a family, or a romantic getaway for 2, any time of the year.

More Details

Owner
Daphne Libby
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 February, 2017

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Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

Portland, Oregon
5

The absolute best place to meet the Lake District

  • 5 of 5

Wren cottage was my home for two weeks, without a car in a somewhat remote location. Everything was perfect. The cottage is very old, part of an old mill, and has all the cottage character but with a very modern complete bathroom and excellent kitchen. The owner takes great care to see that all is in order and immaculately clean. It is a very beautiful short walk on the property to the shores of Coniston Water and the gardens around the house are lovely, including the neighboring sheep herd.

The local bus stops near the door but one should walk the mile to Trover to get the feel of the countryside and for an excellent meal with good food and friendly people at Wilson's pub. The absolute highlight was the two days I spent riding from South to North throughout the park with Bluebird Tours. Run by a local couple from Coniston, the tours are in a comfortable small van and are very personalized to what holds the guests interest. It was a pleasure to see and do so much with Harry and Jeanine and still have welcoming Wren Cottage waiting each night. Sleeping to the sound of the beck is very satisfying and Tesco will deliver groceries.

I rent holiday stays through VRBO frequently and this property deserves the top rating.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Wren Cottagein Blawith and Subberthwaite, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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