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Maryport, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 939610)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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Maryport 0.9 mile.

This mid-terrace cottage is situated less than one mile from the centre of Maryport, on the west coast of Cumbria.

This lovely holiday home provides comfortable holiday accommodation over three floors and is ideal for a large family or group of friends wanting to spend time together, in a less crowded part of Cumbria.

There is a cosy sitting room with comfortable sofas and a gas fire, ideal for those chilly nights.

The light and modern kitchen features a central dining table, perfect for sitting around whilst keeping the chef company as delicious home-cooked meals are prepared.

There are three bedrooms, including a family room sleeping three on the second floor.

Outside, there is an enclosed rear courtyard whilst at the front there is a small patio with views across the town towards the Solway coast, a perfect place to watch the sunset at the end of the day.

The ancient market town of Maryport has lots of local shops and pubs to enjoy.

Here you will also find the Lake District Coast Aquarium, the Maritime Museum and the Senhouse Roman Museum.

As you walk around the harbour, enjoying the sea air, why not treat yourself to some delicious fish and chips?

Excellent golf courses can be found at nearby Cockermouth and Silloth, and the stunning Solway Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a haven for wildlife, especially wading birds.

Less than a thirty minute drive away is the Lake District town of Keswick, which sits on the shores of Derwentwater and is surrounded by stunning mountains in every direction.

Whatever the weather, a visit here is a lovely day out with tempting coffee shops, cafes and a street market to enjoy.

This spacious and comfortable cottage is an ideal base at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x second floor family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single day bed. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room with gas fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed courtyard with furniture, small front patio with bench
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are 11 steps leading to the front door
  • Note: The stairs to the second floor are steep and narrow, so may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility.

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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