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Shelt Gill

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Shelt Gill is a mediaeval cruck cottage with dry stone walls. This family cottage in the Lake District has been modernised and extended to make a comfortable, fully equipped and attractive holiday home sleeping 4/5 in two downstairs bedrooms. On the first floor there is a spacious lounge / dining room with ancient timbers and a view over Lake Coniston. It nestles in the foothills of the Old Man/Walna Scar Range and is secluded without being isolated. ...Shelt Gill is a mediaeval cruck cottage with dry stone walls. This family cottage in the Lake District has been modernised and extended to make a comfortable, fully equipped and attractive holiday home sleeping 4/5 in two downstairs bedrooms. On the first floor there is a spacious lounge / dining room with ancient timbers and a view over Lake Coniston. It nestles in the foothills of the Old Man/Walna Scar Range and is secluded without being isolated. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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About the Owner
Jon D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2016
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Reviewed June 21, 2021

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Date of stay: June 2021
Reviewed October 19, 2020

We have just returned from a fantastic 5 nights in this delightful cottage everything we needed for our stay warm very clean and cosy with views over to lake foot paths from the door we did not have to move the car there was even...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank fieldside2
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Can’t fault this cottage at all. We took 3 Labradors who had the most amazing time. We took towels and throws to put all over the floors and furniture because the weather was very wet. Obviously we wanted to ensure we left the cottage as...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Meander800732
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Shelt Gill, the house was well equipped and very comfortable.The view of Lake Coniston gorgeous and the proximity to places we wanted to visit was excellent

Date of stay: July 2018
2  Thank MargChrisB
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We have just returned from a lovely, relaxing stay at Shelt Gill - our first visit to Coniston and the Lake District as a whole. We found the cottage extremely well equipped and in a great location, close to pubs, the village and Lake Coniston....More

Date of stay: June 2018
3  Thank Wanderlustgb
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

A lovely property with great character fantastic views and Excellent location We enjoyed walking straight up on to the fells form the cottage and into town in the evening for some fab pubs Well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, clean and well maintained a couple of...More

Date of stay: March 2018
3  Thank clarereeading
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Location is perfect secluded yet not far from popular sites many in walking distance. We had snow which made for beautiful views from the lounge window. Loved the window seats and the house was so comfortable and cosy but spacious. Didn't want to leave.

Date of stay: January 2018
2  Thank 83jane
Reviewed September 30, 2017

We had a lovely weekend at Shelt Gill. Well located for walks, less than a mile from the centre of Coniston, we were able to do good walks without having to drive anywhere first (which is a real bonus in lake district traffic!). The cottage...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank MGRob
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The cottage is so well connected with surrounding footpaths - into Coniston, to Coniston Water, up to the fells behind, plus direct access onto the old railway line footpath - that we didn't use our car at all during our stay. The views from the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank 525seano
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a week here. The location is superb, amazing views across Lake Coniston and walking from just outside, along the old railway line to Coniston town or up Old Man. Great pubs, especially the Black Bull, which we frequented! The town...More

Date of stay: August 2017
2  Thank Mrs A J H
Shelt Gill C, VR Owner at Shelt Gill, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Aaah thanks so much for such a lovely review - glad you had such a good time (and promise the patio doors will be fixed if you come back) J

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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