Large Riverside Cottage

Large Balcony with River Views

Garden Table & 8 Chairs

2 Log Fires

Washing machine

Microwave

Central heating & hot water included

High Chair

Non-smoking

Free Wi-Fi

5 Bathrooms, 4 en-suite

Large Riverside garden

Plenty of off road parking

Internet Radio with Spotify

Tumble drier

Dishwasher

Luxury fluffy white towels

Cot

Games Room

Private Fishing rights

4 Double Bedrooms

Totally Enclosed Patio

BBQ

LCD FreeSat TV

Large Fridge & Freezer

King sized beds

Luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen

Stair gate

Wii Games Console

Pets Welcome-by arrangement

  • BATHROOMS 5
  • BEDROOMS 4
  • SLEEPS 8 + 2 infants
  • Log Fire
  • 2 Dogs Welcome
  • WiFi

SAWMILL COTTAGE nr CONISTON WATER

Sawmill Cottage is a gorgeous 18th century, riverside, Lake District cottage with 4 double, en-suite bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, lots of oak beams, 2 log fires and even a separate games room.

The cottage has been very stylishly and tastefully, restored, furnished and equipped to a very high standard. The attention to detail throughout the cottage is a wonderful marriage of new and old.

The cottage is located in the tiny hamlet of Low Nibthwaite, just 1 mile from the southern shores of Coniston Water in the South Lakes and is 1 of 3 cottages that are situated by the River Crake at the end of a private lane. The stunning, riverside location is blissfully peaceful and relaxing.

Sawmill Cottage in Summer 2019
The living room at Sawmill Cottage

SITTING ROOM

The main sitting room is very spacious, light and airy with huge French doors and floor to ceiling windows looking & opening out onto the patio area with views down to the river.

The sitting room has plenty of room for 8 people with 3 large, very comfy, soft leather and suede sofas arranged around the lovely log fire and large screen Smart TV.

The TV has Free Sat and a DVD player.

KITCHEN & DINING ROOM

Next door is the dining room and kitchen, the kitchen has been fitted out with top of the range German appliances including the latest technology 5 ring electric hob, 2 electric ovens, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, built-in microwave, internet radio with Spotify and all the pots, pans and crockery for you to cater in style on your self-catering holiday.

The ‘breakfast bar’ separates the kitchen from the dining room and the dining table seats 8 people. This lovely large room also has a log fire and another sofa.

Kitchen & Dining Room
The King Size Balcony Bedroom

BEDROOMS & EN-SUITE BATHROOMS

All the bedrooms are furnished with Sealy Posturepedic beds and mattresses.

The main bedroom has a king-sized bed and regency style, ‘wrap around’ headboard that has stunning views of the River Crake.

The French doors lead out onto a large balcony overlooking the garden and river. This is a magical place to sit, watch and listen to the relaxing, gentle sound of the river. This west facing balcony is also THE place to sit for amazing sunsets over the river and trees.

The en-suite shower has a large walk-in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail.

There’s 2 further king-sized, en-suite bedrooms and 1 super-king-sized bedroom where the bed can be split into 2 single beds (please email us prior to arrival if this is your requirement).

One of the en-suite bathrooms is much larger than the other bathrooms and has an original ‘Jacob Delafon’, French cast iron roll top bath, refurbished of course!

On the 3rd floor you’ll find the ‘games room’, nicely tucked away from the rest of the house. Currently there’s a Wii games console, with a box full of games too, a sofa and TV.

Sawmill Cottage is everything a luxury Lake District cottage should be, with plenty of space and facilities for up to 8 people.

Roll Top En-Suite Bathroom
Our garden and patio by the river

GARDEN

The cottage has a totally enclosed patio garden and decking area with a large table, 8 chairs and brick built charcoal BBQ.

In front of the patio, the rest of the garden runs down the lovely River Crake that flows out of Coniston Water. At the end of the lawned area, you’ll find a bench to sit and relax by this beautiful stretch of river.

There’s a footpath in between the patio and lawned area that leads to 2 other cottages, but the lawned area of the garden is fenced off on 3 sides and is for the private use of Sawmill Cottage.

The only part of this garden area not fenced off is the river and for this reason we advise children are supervised outside of the patio area.

The cottage also has private fishing rights in front of the cottage. The most common fish here are sea trout and salmon, depending on the time of year.

The River crake at the bottom of the garden
The enclosed patio by the river

PARKING

There’s private off road parking for 4 cars. The parking spaces are by the entrance to the front door.

WINTER ACCESS

Sawmill Cottage is only 140 feet (42 meters) above sea level. It’s very, very rare for us to have snow disruption. We’ve never had anyone not be able to get to the cottage or our other nearby property due to adverse weather.

PETS

Well behaved dogs are welcome for a charge of £20 for 1 dog or £30 for 2 dogs. Sorry, but we do not allow more than 2 dogs.

Non-pet owners can rest assured that we spend this extra money on additional cleaning so that non-pet owners wouldn’t know a dog has stayed in Sawmill Cottage.

This is a great area for dogs with plenty of walks from the doorstep. Sawmill Cottage is surrounded by mountains, fells, fields, footpaths, woods and riverside walks where your dog can have a great holiday too.

Image of a spaniel in the Lake District

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