“Characterful cottage ideal for a couple exploring the Lakes and the Dales” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
A unique character cottage for two in picturesque rural surroundings. It is ideally situated for exploring the Lakes, Furness Peninsula and Yorkshire Dales. There is private parking and an enclosed rear garden. The property is personally managed by the owner. The cottage comprises of an entrance porch/utility area, fitted kitchen, lounge/dining room and a double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The cottage is fully equipped including a washer/drier, dishwasher, Wi-Fi and SKY HD.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 2
- Private garden
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- En suite
- Linens provided
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Friday
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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