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“A quiet and tranquil holiday”
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Review of The Farmhouse

17th century, white washed, traditional lakeland farmhouse
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17th century, white washed, traditional lakeland farmhouse
Front of farmhouse Private access from cottage leading down to lake shore
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Very good
20 reviews
17th century, white washed, traditional lakeland farmhouse
Front of farmhouse
Private access from cottage leading down to lake shore
Private beach (shared with two other cottages); perfect for boat launches, swims and picnics!
Master bedroom with wash basin, chest of drawers and wardrobe
Master bedroom
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom with chest of drawers
Lounge with wood burning stove and exposed oak beams
Lounge
Kitchen / diner
Kitchen / diner
New traditional Family Bathroom with roll top bath and overhead shower
Roll top bath with overhead thermostatic shower
Ground floor shower room with electric shower, WC and wash basin
Private footpath from cottage down to lake shore (shared with two other cottages)
Glimpse of lake from private footpath and grassy area suitable for outdoor play
View of lake looking north towards Coniston
Lake view showing Peel / 'Wildcat' island in distance
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Coniston, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 20 reviews
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Peter S
Deal, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A quiet and tranquil holiday”
Reviewed June 23, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Quaint old fashioned home with all mod cons. Tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a bottle of wine waiting for us when we arrived. Well away from the hustle and bustle of normal life. Stroll to the lake, down the lane or through the woods--bliss. Only thing to be wary of is if you are tall mind your head on the front door and upstairs loo. Will definitely come again.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet and no mobile signal.
Liked least: Hitting my head, and not staying longer
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Carl P
Heysham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“A beautiful cottage exceeding all expectations”
Reviewed March 23, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

My wife and I took the in-laws for a weekend treat. The cottage was well equipped with everything you needed and more. It was cosy, exceptionally clean, well maintained and the location was second to none. A short drive to either coniston or ulverston, which gives you the choice to eat out or just stay in and enjoy the home comforts. Home comforts consisted of games,book's and DVDs to keep all occupied, and the kitchen was so well equipped even Jamie Oliver would of been in his element.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Margaret...
Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic, very well equipped cottage in a beautiful location. Log fires every night, perfect!”
Reviewed December 21, 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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Despite 'The Farmhouse' being easy to find, it is in a beautiful, rural spot where the only sounds you can hear is that of owls and the occasional baa-ing of sheep. Coniston lake is only a minute's walk down the path and there's lots of play places surrounding the cottage.
The cottage is cosy but with ample space to relax in (helped by the great wood burning stove). Beds were all very comfortable and the owner has provided every possible essential item you would need (washing powder, dishwasher tabs, free logs, bottle of wine!). We came to the cottage to 'get away from it all' and The Farmhouse did just that and more. Will definitely be back.

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Liked best: Location and cottage
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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People with pets
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Gillonthe...
Ringwood, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The cottage was in a fairly good location but was dark and felt neglected.”
Reviewed July 14, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

From the description we expected more privacy but the front of the cottage is overlooking the neighbours house. The sitting out area described was overgrown and was often shaded when we would have used it. Unfortunately there had been a dog staying in the cottage the week preceding our stay and as a result there was a very strong `wet dog`smell especially in the sitting room and around the sofa. There was also a strong smell of cooking/fried food which as not very welcoming. The bedrooms were very comfortable but on the whole we felt we have stayed in a better standard accommodation for the equivalent cost.

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Liked best: The comfortable bed
Liked least: The dark sitting room.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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People with pets
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GillDarre...
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfect in everyday”
Reviewed June 29, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We have just returned after an amazing well deserved break from everyday life. The cottage was in the most idyllic position right on the lake. The cottage itself was also very comfortable with everything you could wish for. Harvey the dog was in his eliment with swimming everyday.
Excellent for travelling to other lakes besides Coniston. We usually stay in Pooley Bridge and fancied a change and it was well worth it. We shall definitely return again.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Terry H
Brisbane
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delightful Cottage in a perfect Setting”
Reviewed June 10, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Coniston water is at the end of the garden. A private beach enclosed for the use of this property. There is a back door onto pristine woodland. The lounge, kitchen and bedroom furniture is of a high standard. The kitchen is well equipped with enough items to show that it is used by the owners themselves on occasion. It was in a beautiful location, and central enough to explore the lake district. There is a good parking spot. There is a piano as well as books and games.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rose9632
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A very comfortable cottage in a great location”
Reviewed April 29, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We (me, husband and 2 children (2 and 4)) stayed at The Farmhouse for the weekend. It is a lovely, well-equipped and comfortable cottage. The outside space at the back of the house is great although it is not in view of the house but the children loved exploring out there. It is in a great location for exploring Coniston but also Windermere is not far, we went to Bowness to visit the World of Beatrix Potter and it was only about half an hour. It was a lovely, relaxing weekend and we would love to stay again.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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