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Large oak-beamed cottage, garden, private lake frontage.

Overview

Property

Updated: 11-May-2017
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Cosy and full of character; 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms (3 ensuite) idyllic location

Sunny Bank Farm is a spacious and beautifully furnished 17th century farmhouse set in large grounds, with lovely lawned garden and private frontage to Coniston Water. An open fire (firewood provided), central-heating and double-glazing throughout make it an excellent year-round holiday venue, and an ideal base for walking, touring, boating or just relaxing in peaceful surroundings. There are 2 double bedrooms, 2 twin, 1 triple and 1 single on the ground floor. There are 2 lounges, both with comfy sofas; one with TV, the other with open fire, music system and large window seat giving a splendid view of the garden and the birds landing on the feeders (bring some peanuts!). The open-plan kitchen and dining room easily accommodates 12 people and has everything you will need for quality holiday catering and a comfortable environment for multi-course extended dining!

Excellent reviews on TripAdvisor.

Sunny Bank's grounds are clearly visible in the new Swallows and Amazons film. 'Wild Cat' island is just 15 minutes row away (boats available for hire) - a really fun place to visit.

More Details

About the Owner

Daphne Libby
Member since: 1999
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2017

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Train : Ulverston at 11 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Torver at 1 Miles Car: recommended

Sunny Bank Farm is 4 miles from Coniston, a small but busy typical Lakeland town, and just three-quarters of a mile from Torver, where there is an excellent pub. Popular tourist centres such as Ambleside, Grasmere and Hawkshead are about half an hour away by car. The grounds (16 acres) are bordered by Torver Common and the Cumbria Way to the north and grazed farmland to the south; across the road is Torver Beck and more farmland, and to the east a long stretch of lakeshore onto Coniston Water. Sunny Bank Farm is an ideal location for mountain walking, boating, swimming, sailing and other water-based activities.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,920
for 7 nights
£1,920
 
 
May half-term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,720
for 7 nights
£2,720
 
 
June
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,040
for 7 nights
£2,040
 
 
July
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,320
for 7 nights
£2,320
 
 
Aug
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,720
for 7 nights
£2,720
 
 
post-summer
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,520
for 7 nights
£2,520
 
 
Sep
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,760
for 7 nights
£1,760
 
 
Oct
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,560
for 7 nights
£1,560
 
 
Oct half-term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
Nov
28 Oct 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,160
for 7 nights
£1,160
 
 
Dec
25 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£810
for 3 nights
From
£270
£1,080
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,720
for 7 nights
£2,720
 
 
January
4 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£780
for 3 nights
From
£260
£1,040
 
 
Feb
10 Feb 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 3 nights
From
£360
£1,440
 
 
Pre-Easter
23 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 3 nights
From
£450
£1,800
 
 
Easter
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,320
for 7 nights
£2,320
 
 
post-Easter
14 Apr 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,720
for 7 nights
£1,720
 
 
May
21 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,920
for 7 nights
£2,920
 
 
May half-term
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,920
for 7 nights
£2,920
 
 
June
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,120
for 7 nights
£2,120
 
 
late June
23 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 7 nights
£2,400
 
 
July
7 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,520
for 7 nights
£2,520
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,920
for 7 nights
£2,920
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
October
22 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Oct half-term
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,320
for 7 nights
£2,320
 
 
Nov
27 Oct 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Dec
24 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,120
 
 
Xmas
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,920
for 7 nights
£2,920
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% deposit and the balance is due 6 weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 11-May-2017
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • Groups
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Main bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jack and Jill design - accessible from landing or from bed 2
  • En-suite to bed 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Walk-in shower
  • En-suite to bed 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Powerful electric shower
  • Shower room for beds 4 & 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor shower room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Handy after a lake adventure!
  • All bathrooms have recently been newly refurbished.

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 1 - 1 Double Bed, En-suite shower and garden view
  • 2 - 2 Single Bed, En-suite access to bathroom, and garden view
  • 3 - 3 Single Bed, En-suite shower and double aspect garden / lake views
  • 4 - 1 Double Bed, Shared shower with bedroom 5. Garden and lake view
  • 5 - 2 Single Bed, Shared shower with bedroom 4. Wash-hand basin, patio view
  • 6 - 1 Single Bed, Ground floor with garden view, access to ground floor shower
  • Three of the bedrooms are newly furbished with en-suite facilities. The bathroom can be en-suite to bed 2 but is also accessible from the landing. Beds 4 & 5 share a shower room between them. Bed 6 (ground floor) has access to the ground floor shower room.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Sunny Bank lies at the heart of England’s beautiful Lake District National Park. Here one can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside so beloved by Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome (to name but a few) and yet be within easy reach of charming villages and towns with all the attractions they have to offer. The house is fully equipped to cater for groups of up to 12 in comfort. It has recently been upgraded to include 3 en-suite bath/shower-rooms and 2 additional shower-rooms. A large barn with games facilities is available to hire, as are our rowing boat and Canadian canoe.

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