superbly appointed, quality retreat set against a beautiful backdrop and SLEEPING 14

Set against a glorious backdrop of the Old Man of Coniston and Yewdale Fell, Thwaite House boasts an enviable position on the fringes of Coniston, one of the few remaining true villages within the South Lakes.

Distant views of Coniston Water and her surrounding fell range can be enjoyed from most rooms of the house, the lake and village a mostly level and manageable 10 minute walk from the property. At the bottom of the drive you’ll find the newly named and refurbished Coniston Inn, the first of many watering holes also serving great food throughout the day and into the evening. The Co-op superstore is well stocked for all your grocery needs and if you fancy a night off cooking duties, grab yourself a pizza from another new outlet, Enzo’s.

Wonderfully detached, this imposing Victorian residence has undergone a complete renovation and sits proudly in ¼ acre of mature gardens, set mostly to lawn with outbreaks of native planting, mature trees and shrubs and ample areas to picnic and enjoy the Lakeland fresh air and more of that stunning view.


A flexible layout, superb facilities and glorious mountain and lake views

A private, sweeping driveway leads you up to through sheep dotted fields to Thwaite House with its glorious, stone entrance porch adorned with bespoke and original decals.

Ground Floor:

From the front, step into the enormous, welcoming hallway and left into the first of two elegant lounge rooms with original feature fireplace and views of Coniston Water. A second lounge to the rear is blessed with a working wood burner and deep cushioned corner seating. Right off the hallway is the superb kitchen dining room, a glorious, large space with flagged floors and ample seating for 14 offering quality facilities of an enormous Smeg range oven, two dishwashers, American style fridge and freezer and further larder fridge. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you will need to self-cater for such a large group, particularly if you wish to create a celebratory dinner or fabulous brunch for all your loved ones. A boot room, laundry and further cloakroom with hand basin and WC sit at the rear of the house offering plenty of storage for all of your walking gear, bikes, pushchairs etc.

First floor:

The elegant, main staircase is at the centre of the house and leads to the first floor where you’ll find 4 bedrooms; 3 Super-kings and a King, all with fine fell views, bed 3 having Jack and Jill access to the house bathroom on this floor, a modern space with sumptuous roll top bath, large shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. A second bathroom on this floor also has a roll top bath, large shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. There’s also another useful WC on the half landing.

Second floor:

A beautifully presented, light space with some limited headroom in places where you’ll find another large shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin and wc. Bedroom 5 is a king-size and has a wealth of exposed beams and trusses and of course, a view of Coniston Water. Bed 6 is a twin, a huge room in the same style and bed 7, another King-size looks straight out onto Coniston Old Man. The piece de resistance on this floor has to be the luxurious bathroom with a walk-in shower and twin sink unit, behind which sits a deep, free standing, roll top bath, perfectly placed for taking in a view of the lake whilst enjoying a well deserved soak.

Ample parking is available for up to 7 cars. Secure bike storage. Sorry, no pets.

Ground Floor:

  • Lounge room: with feature fireplace, SMART TV and Lake views
  • Living room: With wood burning stove and comfy corner seating
  • Kitchen/Dining room: With range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, two dishwashers
  • Utility/boot room: With washing machine, tumble dryer, a great place to hang and dry wet walking gear, WC and wash basin.

first floor:

  • Bedroom 1: With a superkingsize bed
  • Bedroom 2: With a superkingsize bed
  • Bedroom 3: With a superkingsize bed and with Jack and Jill access to the house bathroom on this floor
  • Bedroom 4: Kingsize bedroom
  • Bathroom: with roll top bath, shower cubicle, handbasin and WC.
  • Cloakroom: with handbasin and WC on the half landing
  • Bathroom: with roll top bath, shower cubicle, handbasin and WC.

SECOND floor:

  • Bedroom 5: Kingsize bedroom
  • Bedroom 6: With twin beds
  • Bedroom 7: Kingsize bedroom with views out towards Coniston Old Man
  • Bathroom: Luxurious suite with shower cubicle, twin vanity unit and WC and roll top bath positioned to take in the Lake view


  • Gas, electric, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Gas central heating throughout
  • Initial logs supplied for the wood burner


  • Parking for up to 7 vehicles within the grounds
  • Sorry, Thwaite House does not accept pets


  • 7 Bedroom
  • Log Burner / Fireplace
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • King Size Bed
  • Friday Changeover
  • Wi-Fi
  • DVD Player
  • Freeview
  • High Chair Available
  • Baby Cot Available
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Off Peak £800+
  • Peak £1200+
  • Adventure
  • Family Friendly
  • Sleeps 14

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