The Old Farmhouse

Torver
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
 

Description

A stylish & spacious 18th-century farmhouse, comfortably sleeping 6 situated within the rural idyll of Torver, less than 4 miles from the bustling village of Coniston and the shores of Coniston Water.

Boasting masses of space indoors and out, a luxurious interior & flanked by idyllic open fields, The Old Farmhouse lends itself to families and friends looking to explore the wonders of the Lake District National Park whilst offering a peaceful haven to escape the crowds.

The Details

-Sleeps 6
-Bedrooms 3
-Bathrooms 3
-Pet-friendly (max 2 dogs)
-Parking for 3 cars
-Large enclosed private garden with hot tub
-Secure bike storage
-Country views

The Space

Downstairs:

Lovingly renovated and to maintain its period charm with exposed beams and slate floors, The Old Farmhouse now benefits from a whole host of modern touches including underfloor heating and a Sonos sound system.

Living room 1: comfortable leather seating, log burner and french doors leading out into the garden. This is the perfect space to curl up with a good book or simply enjoy a glass of wine fireside.

Living room 2: comfortable seating with 50” Smart TV, Sonos sound system and connection hub for games consoles. The perfect space for movie nights or space for the kids to call their own.

Bespoke country kitchen and dining area with breakfast bar, electric range, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, instant hot water tap, and large dining table.

Utility room with washing machine, the perfect place for damp dogs and muddy boots! There’s also an outside tap nearby should you need to wash anyone down.

Downstairs W.C


Upstairs:

Master bedroom with king-size sleigh bed and en suite with shower over bath & toilet.

Second bedroom with king-size sleigh bed and en suite with walk-in shower & toilet.

Third bedroom with zip and link super king-sized bed (can be made into twins on request).

All bedrooms enjoy countryside views.

House Bathroom with shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.


Outside

The Old Farmhouse benefits from a large enclosed lawned garden featuring a patio area, sheltered hot tub & secure bike storage.

Given its position, the south-facing garden enjoys the sun from morning until late afternoon when it drops behind the barn.

There’s plenty of space for little legs and canine companions to run free in the garden however, there are plentiful walks available from the doorstep.


What’s Included

Welcome Pack
Bed linen and towels included
WiFi, underfloor central heating and electricity included
Initial logs for the wood burner (extra can be purchased locally)

Property Notes

The property has a natural water supply from a spring.
The property benefits from an energy efficient eco-friendly ground source heat pump.
Please note: the hot tub may not be up to temperature on arrival due to cleaning and water changes.
There is an unfenced stream in the garden so we ask that small children be supervised at all times.

Features

 

Location

The Area

Enjoy lake-life on the shores of Coniston Water, just a short drive away. If you have your own equipment you can access the lake from various points along the western shore or alternatively head to Coniston boating centre where you will find a whole host of water-based activities throughout the year, including kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, and rowing.

If you’re looking to gain some altitude and admire the views from the top during your time here, the Coniston Fell Range is accessible from the front door and includes seven magnificent Wainwright summits (Coniston Old Man, Dow Crag, Swirl How, Brim Fell, Wetherlam, Great Carrs & Great Friar).

For lower level walks, you're spoilt for choice. Meander through fields, woodland and across low fells nearby.

For mountain bikers the tracks and trails of Grizedale Forest are accessible from the east side of the lake and are suitable for all abilities.

Torver has a popular country pub and deli just a short walk from the property along with an inviting cafe and art studio, all of which are dog friendly.

Coniston village is just over 3 miles away and enjoys a plethora of cosy country pubs, independent shops, and inviting cafes. Again, most of which happily accept canine companions.

Reviews

J.G
On Saturday, 26 Aug 2023
 
"We all had such a wonderful time and didn't want to come home. Wished we had booked two weeks. Thank you to the owner who was the perfect host, going above and beyond to make our stay wonderful.The house and location are gorgeous."
P.F
On Friday, 18 Aug 2023
 
"A really lovely week! Everything we needed was here for us. Thanks from the dogs for their treats and from me for the birthday banner and goodies!"
B.F
On Friday, 11 Aug 2023
 
"Lovely stay, really lovely house and enclosed garden that our dog enjoyed. Well stocked kitchen and lovely walks nearby. Thank you for making us feel so welcome."
L.F
On Wednesday, 26 Jul 2023
 
"Wonderful cottage and host, thank you for the treats! Despite the rain, we had a super week. Great days out on our bikes in Grizedale and walks at Tarn Hows, Stock Ghyll Force and Black Combe. Wonderful. Thank you."
S.G
On Saturday, 27 May 2023
 
"We had the best time, perfect location to explore the local area. Everything you could possibly need in the house and very comfortable beds. The owners were the perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. We shall definitely be returning."
D.F
On Friday, 21 Oct 2022
 
"Our first holiday in 4 years! Just what we needed - a chance for us to be together as a family. We enjoyed the great outdoors and the fabulous indoors too!"
A.F
On Friday, 09 Sep 2022
 
"A beautiful cottage and location for a weekend break. Weather was a bonus! Hot tub was a real treat."
C.M
On Monday, 18 Jul 2022
 
"What a super house to stay in with first class facilities. We loved cooking, eating and drinking in the kitchen and the garden has been such a bonus. We will definitely be back."
K.P
On Thursday, 14 Apr 2022
 
"We loved everything about the house and the location. We enjoyed Cathedral Cave, Coniston Old Man, Skelwith Force & the shores of Coniston Water. Beautiful! Thank you"
T.C
On Friday, 19 Nov 2021
 
"Gorgeous cottage, well equipped with lovely extras especially the sweets, soap and dog treats. Great walks & comfy beds."
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