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CENTRAL LAKE DISTRICT HOUSE WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS FROM GARDEN, Super Fast WiFi

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Dec-2016
House in Coniston, Central Lake District, Cumbria, England - CENTRAL VILLAGE LOCATION - 10 MINUTE WALK TO CONISTON WATER

Your holiday in Puddleduck House is a holiday you'll never forget. Step out of the front door and have everything at your fingertips .... A hearty lung-stretching hike up Coniston Old Man, a peaceful meander around Coniston Water, a stroll into the village with a choice of five pubs, lots of cafes and well stocked convenience stores for all you need for your stay.

Situated in the very heart of the Lake District, you simply do not need to venture outside of Coniston to have a truly delightful and memorable holiday. However, other parts of the Lakes are within very easy reach - Ambleside, Hawkshead, The Langdales - they are all within a short, breath-taking drive.

Puddleduck House is a spacious three bedroom house within a few steps of the picture postcard village of Coniston and the simply stunning lake and mountain scenery. Situated right in the heart of the village, you only need to walk to the end of the street to get to all the pubs, shops and cafes that Coniston has to offer. An 8 - 10 minute walk takes you to the Lake! In the house, there is a sensational fireplace and log-burner in the large, airy lounge and comfy leather seating with wall-mounted Smart TV, large dining room with easy seating for 6 people, country kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine (tumble dryer in garage), fridge-freezer (with another fridge/freezer in the garage), oven, microwave, slow cooker, and downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a large family room which has either a superking bed in or twin beds and another bedroom has a double bed with en-suite shower room and WC. On the top floor there is a master bedroom with lovely views across to the fields and mountain range, a stylish kingsize bed. On this floor there is also the main family bathroom with gorgeous roll top bath, fully tiled shower cubicle and WC. Outside there is large garage with parking for 1 or 2 cars and a separate garden with picnic bench, BBQ area and simply stunning views of Coniston Old Man!

The property comes with super-fast fibre WiFi.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My name is Chloe White and for the past eight years or so, I have developed a real passion for the Lake District and the surrounding Cumbrian countryside. So much so that two years ago I got married to my husband on the banks of Lake Ullswater.

Having stayed at numerous other holiday cottages, I know what's really important when you are staying - and how important the little touches are! I really try and make sure guests have the best holiday - I have one guest who has just booked their fourth stay! I'm always happy to help if you have any queries whatsoever about the house, the area - or if you just simply want some ideas of things to do throughout your visit. Please do get in touch! :) Chloe x

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5 Reviews

5
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in Coniston, it's a great base for walking. Puddleduck cottage is lovely it's a great size for a family or group of adults, we were the latter plus a dog. It was spotlessly clean. The welcome lemon drizzle cake, fudge & wine are a lovely touch & there was a pint of milk for that cuppa after a long journey. We didn't use the garden as it wasn't the right time of year, it's not very big but it does have lovely views.

It's a very short walk to the village centre where you can get all your essentials. The pubs were all good but the men especially liked the Black Bull which has its own micro brewery & the food was good.

Steam restaurant is a must if you like really good food, you take your own alcohol which keeps the cost down, definitely need to book though it's always full. We would highly recommend this property & Chloe, the owner, who was quick to respond to all correspondence.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicola! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! I'm so pleased you had such a good time at the house - we love it when we know how guests enjoyed themselves :)) Glad you liked the welcome pack and the cake! The Black Bull does do great food and Steam restaurant is supremely popular. I also recommend the Yewdale for lower-priced, good homely food, great beer and lots of banter :) There is now an Indian restaurant in the village which is also very popular! I very much hope you come and stay with us again! All the very best, Chloe x
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5

Gem of a house

  • 5 of 5

we have stayed in a lot of wonderful self catering accommodation over the years and Puddleduck House must rate up with some of the best and a return visit next year is very good possibility. A good central location,plenty of space,a very well equipped kitchen and a fabulous bathroom all meant for a realy enjoyable stay and the gift of Wine,Fudge and Cake was a nice touch.If eating out I would highly recommend The Steamer Bistro which is only very short walk from Puddleduck as the food is fantastic but I would advise booking in advance as its very popular.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Graeme Thank you so much for your review! I'm so thrilled you had such a lovely time and that you found the house very welcoming :) I'm pleased you liked the Steam Bistro - it certainly has rave reviews! I'd be delighted if you would like to book again next year and thank you again for taking the time to review us! Chloe x
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5

What a great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We truly did have a great holiday in Coniston and Puddleduck House is fantastic. We were two couples and it was great to have our own en suite on different floors. The bathroom upstairs is just perfect, so beautifully equipped and decorated, as is the whole house in fact. I really can't fault Puddleduck House. Also Coniston is a superb place to stay with shops, pubs and restaurants all virtually at the end of the road. The lake, which is just a short walk away, was the star of the show for me, i's beauty is stunning and photographer's dream! We also got out and about a bit including going to the motor museum nearby and having a go at segwaying in Grizedale Forest. We will be going back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane Thank you so much for your review and for letting us know how you spent your time in Coniston - I'm so pleased you had such a fab stay!! There is so much to do in Coniston that you'll have to come back and try even more!! Look forward to having you to stay again :) All the very best, Chloe x
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Lovely holiday - 2nd visit

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, very homely, well equipped, warm and cosy and in warm weather nice and airy with the windows open - not stuffy at all. The owner is very helpful and lovely to deal with, the housekeeper was also lovely (we arrived a little early and she made us tea in the garden). I don't recommend arriving early though as even though she was very lovely and accommodating, she was still very busy cleaning the huge house :-) The description makes you think it is a little cottage when in fact is is a large house with plenty of space for the larger families. Plenty of room. Great eating area for the family and plenty of space and equipment to cook with. The garden is a sun trap and very peaceful. The main village is less than 2 minutes walk and all the shops and pubs are just on the doorstep. The walks in the area are beautiful and the owner has provided lots of books to help you find the best walks for you. This was our second stay and will be returning again :-)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review Ema - it's always so rewarding to have guests that come regularly! So pleased you had such a lovely stay again this time and continue enjoying the delights of Coniston!! Look forward to you staying again :)) Chloe x
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Fantastic House in Idyllic Coniston

  • 5 of 5

We loved Puddleduck House! It’s so central to everything, we didn’t need a car all week. Walking down to the lake is a doddle and is just so beautiful, we didn’t want to come home. There are lots of pubs in Coniston to choose from and we also enjoyed having some drinks in the back garden where you can look up at the mountains. On one day we walked to Tarn Hows which was really easy from the house (2 hr round trip) and had a picnic, and on another day we walked along the lakeside to Torver which was absolutely gorgeous. Lovely café by the lake at Coniston – serves great food and the views are incredible. Our daughter enjoyed feeding the ducks :) Loved every moment, looking forward to going back as soon as possible!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review - so thrilled you had such a lovely time in Puddleduck House! Coniston is very family friendly, with lots to do for all ages, so I'm glad you made the most of it! Look forward to you staying again one day! Chloe x
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Location

From the Owner

We bought Puddleduck House in late November. We couldn't believe our luck in finding something right in the heart of Coniston - walking distance to the lake, all the pubs and being situated right in the heart of the lakes. The property is really spacious and we have a lovely little garden with a patio area - where you can sit and look up at the mountains. It's just so lovely!

Activity and Interests

Travel:

The nearest airport is either Preston or Carlisle. The nearest station is probably Windermere, although Barrow in Furness is also within reach. Car hire from Oxenholme or Windermere.

Distances:

Central Lakes Village Location - 2 min Walk into Village and on to Coniston Water.

Coniston has a bank, several convenience stores, gift shops, independent shops, five pubs, cafes - plus much more!

Further Details:

Puddleduck House is a holiday you'll never forget. Step out of the front door and have everything at your fingertips .... A hearty lung-stretching hike up Coniston Old Man, a peaceful meander around Coniston Water, a stroll into the village with a choice of five pubs, lots of cafes and well stocked convenience stores for all you need to stock up for your stay. Plus there is so much more to offer ...

In the very heart of the Lake District, you simply do not need to venture outside of Coniston to have a truly delightful and memorable holiday. However, other parts of the Lakes are within very easy reach - Ambleside, Hawkshead, The Langdales - they are all within a short, breath-taking drive.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early December
3 Dec 2016 - 9 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
 
 
Mid December
10 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£325
 
 
Early January
3 Jan 2017 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
 
 
January
7 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
 
January
14 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
 
Late January
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
 
February
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
 
February
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
 
February Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
February
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Early March
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£99
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
 
March
4 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£99
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
 
Mid March
11 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£99
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
 
Late March
18 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Late March
25 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Easter
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Late April
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
May Bank Holiday
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid May
6 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Late May
13 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Late May
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Whitsun
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
June
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid June
10 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Late June
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Late June
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Mid July
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Late July
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Late July
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Summer Hols
29 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Summer Hols
5 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Summer Holidays
12 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Summer Hols
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Summer Hols
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Early September
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Early September
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid September
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
September
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Late September/Early Oct
30 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Early October
7 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£595
 
 
Mid October
14 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Late October
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Early November
4 Nov 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£99
Fri,Sat,Sun
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15

We do ask for £15 surcharge for pets. One medium to large dog is allowed, or two small dogs.

Notes on prices:
SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE OFF-PEAK - PLEASE ENQUIRE

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We love everything about Coniston - from the convenience of being in the centre of a bustling village, to the tranquility of the lake and mountains surrounding the village. We offer a spacious property (three double bedrooms) plus an en-suite, which is ideal for families - and yet we try and keep the rates competitive. We also allow pets (up to two well behaved dogs) and it's a fantastic area for all the family - or equally a couple who just appreciate having a bit of space around them.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family Bathroom is on the Top Floor with Victorian Roll Top Bath and Separate Shower Cubicle En-Suite to Bedroom 3 is a shower cubicle, a wash hand basin and toilet. Downstairs WC - with WC and wash hand basin.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Superking Bed or Twin Beds, As Required
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, With En-Suite Shower Room
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, King-Size Bed in Master Bedroom
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Kingsize Bed, Two Single Beds and Double Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom - Kingsize bed Bedroom 2 - Two Single Beds or Superking Bed Zip and Link Style Bedroom 3 - Double Bed with En-Suite

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Central Coniston location and a very short walk into the village and down to the Lake. Outside: Back Yard - Leads directly from the Kitchen. You then cross a private track to the garden and garage. Garden - Beautifully calming place to enjoy the stunning views of Coniston Old Man (the Mountain!) Patio area, plus grassy area. Accessed through garage. Garage - Large double garage - plenty of room for bikes, canoes, car, outdoor kit etc.. Utility Room: Tumble Dryer in the Garage Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided. Other: Downstairs WC/Cloakroom

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