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Old Quarry Cottage

  • Thurston Bank
  • Coniston
  • LA21 8HE


  • Cot and Highchair
  • DVD Player
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Historic Romantic
  • Lake Views
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rural Location
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Sun deck overlooking lake
  • Short breaks welcome
  • Dog friendly
  • 3 star self catering
  • Log fire

About this Holiday Cottage

Welcome to Old Quarry Cottage in Coniston. Situated on one of the highest roads in the village, the cottage is one of a terrace built in the early 18th century for the local mine workers. Enjoy wonderful views over the lake and surrounding area along with lovely period features such as slate floors, old fashioned Belfast sink and open fire.


You enter into the slate-floored kitchen-diner; modern fully equipped wooden units juxtapose with the old fashioned Belfast sink in the window. The living room with recessed shelving and its slate open fire also give you a sense of old cottage life. A patio door leads you out onto a small terrace, with stunning views across to Coniston Water: a perfect spot for doing nothing but relaxing and enjoying the moment. There's a steep path down the garden. Upstairs there's the double room with the view, and one without. If there are four of you, you'll have to share, it's only fair.

New kitchen fitted with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer & washer/drier
Sitting/dining room with colour TV, video & DVD players, lake view & log fire 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Bedroom 1 - with feature oak double bed.
Bedroom 2 - with king-size bed or twin 2'6" single beds.
Refurbished bathroom with bath, shower & WC. 


Front - through a patio door, a new 'sun deck' with fantastic lake views, a lower partially enclosed mature cottage garden, with a small paved terrace & garden furniture, etc.
Small utility room with washer/drier.

Parking available beside the cottage for 1 small/medium car in a designated space.

Other Things to Note

Facilities included
Gas central heating, initial bag of logs for open fire, electricity & bed linen.

Available to hire
Towels, travel cot & high chair. 


Short breaks of three or four nights are welcome throughout the year. Dogs are accepted at £25 each per stay.

Around and About

Buses, pubs, restaurants & shops 600 yards.



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