Crook Farm Torver

Crook Farm Torver

United Kingdom

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This Holiday Cottages /Apartments sleeps up to 11 persons
over 4 Bedrooms
With 3 Bathrooms

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This traditional farmhouse provides an ideal holiday base with views across the countryside. It boasts many period and regional features: there is a Lakeland keeping slab' in the utility and a 'Creole' clothes rack in the kitchen. Spacious Lakeland accommodation, it has a large garden and wooded grounds that extend to over an acre, where wildlife is encouraged. Many footpaths which lead direct from the farmhouse to the shores of Coniston Lake, 1 mile, Duddon Valley and the Old Man of Coniston, with the whole of the Lake District easily accessible. There are some excellent rock climbing routes and this impressive landscape is popular with fell runners. Ambleside 10 miles and Lake Windermere just 14 miles away offer attractions, including The World of Beatrix Potter and the Windermere Steamboat Museum, as well as boat tours on the lake. Coniston, 2.5 miles, for fishing and tennis. Ulverston, 12 miles, a market town which is also famous as the birthplace of Stan Laurel, whose life is celebrated at the Laurel and Hardy Museum. Other attractions include the Heritage Centre, glass factory and Hoad Monument, built on top of a hill and offering fine views of the bay and hills. Beach at Grange-over-Sands, 20 miles. Shop 21/2 miles, pubs 1/2 mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. Study with double sofa bed. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms. 2 double, one with en-suite bathroom and toilet (can also be accessed from hallway), 2 twin, one with additional single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room and dining room (initial fuel inc). Gas CH, gas, elec and bed linen inc. Cot. H/chair. Digital TV. Video. DVD. Gas Aga. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. Freezer. Tele incoming only. Large 1-acre wooded garden and furniture. 2-acres of paddock. BBQ. Ample parking. NB: Slopes and unfenced pond in garden (100 yards).

This property is at an elevation of approximately 348 feet / 106 metres above sea level

Facilities at the Cottage

Ensuite to Rooms - please confirm with accommodation 1 Ensuites
TV in Room TV
DVD Player DVD or Blueray Player
Baby's Welcome Babys Welcome
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Cot and/or Highchair available Cot or Highchair
Dogs Welcome Dogs Welcome
WiFi Available WiFi

Kitchen Appliances
Kettle Kettle
Toaster Toaster
Microwave Microwave
Cooker Cooker
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Dishwasher Dishwasher
fridge Fridge

Enclosed Garden Enclosed Garden
Patio Table Garden Furniture
Barbeque Barbeque
Parking Onsite Parking Onsite

Facilities Nearby
Walking countryside Walking countryside
Cycling countryside Cycling countryside


Holiday Cottage Travel & Directions Hub
Distances are direct straight line
...International Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
66.8 miles
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool Merseyside
L24 1YD
69.9 miles

... Local Airports
Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria
LA14 3YS
16.0 miles
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Carlisle Cumbria
43.5 miles

... Motorways
M6 Junction 36
Skipton, Kirkby Lonsdale east & Barrow, Kendal west
17.1 miles
M6 Junction 37
Kendal, Sedbergh
19.3 miles
A601(M) Junction J35a
Milnthorpe, Kendal, Morecambe, Carnforth
19.6 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = FOX
LA20 6BX
7.0 miles
station code = KBF
LA17 7TA
8.0 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
South Quay, Heysham
22.4 miles
Douglas Ferry Terminal sailing to ->
Belfast (NI), Heysham,Liverpool, Dublin (IE)

56.8 miles

Local Attractions

Attractions & places to see nearby

Coniston Water
A lake just over 5 miles long, in the southern Lake District. with boat hire available and pleasant walks around the lake and nearby fells. he lake has history of many attempts at the water speed record
1.2m / 1.9km - - Walking time 17 minutes walk

The Old Man Of Coniston
A fell in the Southern Fells region of the Lake District, overlooking Coniston village and the lake
heightElevation = 803 Meters / 2634.5 Feet
2.3m / 3.7km - - Walking time 35 minutes walk

Banishead Quarry
A disused slate quarry in the hills west of Little Arrow near Coniston, now flooded, it has a particularly impressive waterfall from the surrounding land into the quarry
1.2m / 1.9km - - Walking time 18 minutes walk

Coniston Brewing Co
Whilst the Brewery does not provide official tours, they are listed here as they provide award winning Ales
2.4m / 3.9km - - Walking time 36 minutes walk

Country house and former home of John Ruskin , a museum and arts centre
1.5m / 2.4km - - Walking time 22 minutes walk

The Ruskin Museum
A museum telling the Story of Coniston through the ages including Donald Campbells water speed record attempt
2.4m / 3.9km - - Walking time 36 minutes walk

Steam Yacht Gondola
Operated by the National Trust, this is a a rebuilt Victorian steam yacht that cruises Coniston Water, you can also combine this with great walks from the shores around the lake
2.3m / 3.7km - - Walking time 34 minutes walk

Coniston Cruises
Regular scheduled cruises and group charters on Coniston Water with the ability to either stay on the boat or get of to form part of a walk in the area
2.6m / 4.2km - - Walking time 40 minutes walk

Coniston Boating Centre
A selection of different water craft for hire to take out on coniston Water plus bike hire
2.3m / 3.7km - - Walking time 34 minutes walk

Grizedale Forest Park
A recreation location, with forest trails, to walk and cycle, mountain bike trails, you can even hire an Electric bike. Look out for the forest art as you walk and don't forget the forest visitors centre and Grizedale Café
3.2m / 5.1km - - Walking time 48 minutes walk

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