Charcoal House

Low Nibthwaite, Coniston Water, Cumbria, Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

The large, south facing cottage garden has a summer house, BBQ and table and chairs for 8 people. The peaceful, secluded garden is a wonderful place to dine ‘al fresco’ or just enjoy the peace and quiet of the English Lake District with the gentle sound of the River Crake in the valley below.

Downstairs Description

The large country style kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need for luxurious, modern living and entertaining including a microwave, dishwasher, large fridge freezer, crockery, glasses, cutlery, kitchen equipment & utensils for 8 people.

The twin oven Aga range cooker is left on constantly throughout the year providing lovely ambient warmth and the unbeatable taste of Aga cooking.

The open plan kitchen has a breakfast bar, large dining table and 8 chairs and just off the kitchen is the ‘Snug’ seating area with a sofa and coffee table. This is a great area for the kids to get away on their own whilst the rest of the group relax at the other end of the house in the large sitting room.

First Floor Description

At the far end of the landing you’ll find the large sitting room. This room is exceptionally spacious and has a huge ‘wow factor’. .

The balcony is a wonderful place to relax and look out across the river and fells to ‘The Old Man of Coniston’, England’s highest most southerly mountain.

2 bedrooms have king sized beds and the largest bedroom has a super king sized bed that can be unzipped to make twin beds.

The house has 2 good sized bathrooms, 1 with a large walk-in shower and the 2nd bathroom has a roll top, claw foot, free standing bath.

Other Notes

The Nook is not rented out separately. It can only be rented in conjunction with the rest of Charcoal House.

If you would like to make use of The Nook you just need to add this to your booking under ‘Booking Extras’ on our online booking system.

Dogs Welcome: 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 well behaved dogs.
Child Friendly
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Lowther Valley : This is largely Lowther Estate land within the Lake District National Park, and the route takes in several attractive small villages close to the river. Visit website
  • Ullswater : Ullswater is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approximately nine miles (14.5 kilometres) long and 0.75 miles (1,200 m) wide with a maximum depth of slightly more than 60 metres (197 ft). Many regard Ullswater as the most beautiful of the English lakes; Visit website
  • The Settle To Carlisle Railway : The Settle–Carlisle line is a 73-mile-long main railway line in northern England. The route, which crosses the remote, scenic regions of the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines. Visit website
  • Shap Abbey: Shap Abbey was a monastic religious house of the Premonstratensian order on the western bank of the River Lowther in the civil parish of Shap Rural, around 1.5 miles from the village of Shap. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Ship Inn Coniston In Coniston: Feeling peckish? Come dine with us! We offer Great British homecooked dishes served with a smile… and best of all no washing up! Visit website
  • The Sun In Coniston: The food at the Sun Inn is honest and unpretentious it gives the customer great value and taste. Being located in an amazing part of the UK for excellent natural produce we have created a delicious menu sourced from local producers so almost everything we serve is home-made. Visit website
Food Stores:
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Penrith Golf Club: Penrith is at the crossroads of Cumbria and is an ideal location for a golfing holiday, offering plenty of good quality accommodation, close proximity to other courses and a wide range of diverse and exciting leisure activities. Visit website
  • Coniston Fells : Offer some of the finest choice of walking within Cumbria. There is fishing in several of the rivers/Lakes close. Visit website
  • Mountain Journeys: Who offer bespoke walking events are our speciality. Whether it be a single day walk or a full program of walks, we can meet your every need. Visit website