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Melbourne House

Melbourne House, a characterful Lakeland stone cottage, sits in the heart of the friendly village of Coniston, in the idyllic Lake District National Park. Engulfed by the remarkable opportunities of this astounding landscape, this is a charming base for a rural retreat with your friends or family. Enter your home-from-home from the parking area and be welcomed into a delightful breakfast kitchen, lined with vibrant red worktops and offering a charming breakfast table to enjoy your morning meals at before each day begins. The original slate flooring leads you into an alluring living/dining room which boasts enticing red sofas and a beautiful rustic woodburner. A lovely dining area completes the layout. The ground floor of the property concludes with a neutrally decorated double bedroom. Two further bedrooms are found on the first floor; a family room and a twin zip/link room offer flexible accommodation depending on the sleeping arrangements you require. All bedrooms are touched with delightful features to bring real character. A charming blue and white family shower room completes this level and the fabulous interior of Melbourne House. Take advantage of this spectacular rural location from the comfort of your lawned garden, the picnic bench showcases the most wonderful fell views. A short stroll brings you into Coniston, a quaint village with a choice of charming pubs, restaurants and cafés, as well as the Ruskin Museum and the picture-perfect Coniston Water, with its water sport opportunities. Nearby are some of the National Park's most popular attractions; Hawkshead and Ambleside lie nearby, while a trip further afield takes you to the superb inland resort of Bowness-on-Windermere. A perfect retreat for you and your loved ones to enjoy all-year-round.

Three bedrooms: 1 x family room with double and single, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin zip/link (can be twins on request). Shower room with basin and WC, ground floor cloakroom and WC. Kitchen with breakfast table. Living/dining room with woodburning stove

Amenities for Rental

Gas central heating, woodburning stove Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine DVD player only, WiFi, selection of DVDs Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Off-road parking for 1 car, extra parking on shared drive Lawn with furniture. 3 well-behaved dogs welcome Sorry, no smoking Shop and pub 5 minute walk Note: Washing machine in shower room Note: Dogs are to be kept downstairs Note; Check out is 11am.

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Listing Updated: 02/08/2021

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Rooms 3 · Sleeps 7

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

Melbourne House
Cumbria & The Lake District
Lake District
LA21 8EF

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs








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