Bramble Cottage

Birkby near Maryport and Cockermouth, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 19363)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Maryport 1.6 miles. This immaculately-presented, Grade II listed luxury barn conversion is situated in the small rural hamlet of Birkby, close to the town of Maryport, on the west coast of Cumbria. Superbly appointed throughout to provide spacious, contemporary accommodation, this Maryport cottage is ideal for families and friends who wish to enjoy time together and explore this interesting area. This Cumbria cottage has four spacious bedrooms, with the master king-size double bedroom featuring a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, together with a wonderful en-suite shower room with power shower and body jets. The well-equipped kitchen at this cottage near Maryport has a central island, range cooker and designer appliances, while the cosy sitting room has comfy sofas to sink into at the end of the day, and a warming woodburning stove set in an attractive inglenook fireplace. Outside this Cumbria cottage are secluded walled grounds with attractive lawns, borders and a large sun terrace, from where you're able to enjoy alfresco dining on a sunny day, whilst younger members of the party play in the games room, which is equipped with a pool table and dart board. The town of Maryport boasts Georgian houses, an aquarium, museums, a marina and a number of shops and pubs, whilst just a short drive away from your Cumbria cottage is the town of Whitehaven, which has a harbour area and maritime museum. The Lake District is only a short drive away, where you'll find the bustling vibrant town of Keswick sitting on the shores of Derwent Water, surrounded by dramatic fells and mountains. Whinlatter forest park is also nearby where there are a number of walking routes and mountain bike trials for all abilities, together with a Go Ape tree-top adventure course. This Cumbria cottage is an excellent base, at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x double. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, twin basins and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. External games room.

Amenities

Oil underfloor heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric range cooker with electric oven and hobs, separate induction hobs, steam combi-oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, PlayStation 3 with wide selection of games. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent, further logs available from owners on an honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Lockable bike storage. Private front garden with terrace, furniture and BBQ. Pool table and dart board in external building. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop in Maryport 1.6 miles, pub 1 mile.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

MARYPORT

Cockermouth 7 miles; Keswick 20 miles.

Maryport entered the history books nearly 2000 years ago when the Romans arrived, and has continued to flourish to this day. The town boasts a fine deep water harbour and modern marina, a bustling shopping centre, weekly market, links golf course, beautiful Georgian houses, award-winning Lake District Coast Aquarium, Maritime Museum and the Senhouse Roman Museum. This is a superb area for walking, with the Cumbria Coastal Walk running right along the coastline, and excellent birdwatching opportunities are also available. Within a short drive are the many attractions and glorious landscape of the Lake District, while the Solway Firth is just a stone’s throw. The dramatic coastal route south to Ravenglass and beyond is one of the more scenic and peaceful journeys in the UK, while to the north, Carlisle, Northumbria and the borders of Scotland are just a short drive. The nearby market town of Cockermouth is famous as the birthplace of both William Wordsworth and Fletcher Christian (of Mutiny on the Bounty fame) with Wordsworth's Georgian family home now a popular visitor attraction owned by the National Trust. An historic area, with beautiful scenery and superb walking in the northern lakes around Bassenthwaite Lake, Ennerdale Water, Crummock Water, Buttermere, Loweswater and Derwent Water.

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