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Broughton Beck near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District

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The Property

Ulverson 3 miles. A romantic 17th century, semi-detached cottage, located in the tiny hamlet of Broughton Beck, close to Ulverston in the beautiful Lake District. This cosy Broughton Beck cottage has charming original features including stone-flagged floors and beamed ceilings, meaning couples are sure to enjoy a delightful holiday in this pretty, rural location. The open plan living area in this welcoming cottage near Ulverston is made cosy by the crackle of a woodburner, perfect for chilly evenings, whilst on sunnier occasions, guests can throw open the patio doors to invite inside a cooling breeze, or settle outside and enjoy an alfresco feast. A spacious double bedroom and modern shower room complete the neat accommodation at this Broughton Beck cottage. The bustling market town of Ulverston, with its many excellent individual shops and restaurants, sits close by on the Lake District Peninsula, where views across Morecambe Bay can be enjoyed from the Hoad Monumentís prominent position. Located close to the southern edge of the Lake District National Park, this Ulverston cottage is the perfect base for those wishing to explore, with Coniston Water less than 15 minutesí drive away. The quaint village of Cartmel, famous for its priory and racecourse, is just a little further, offering some superb pubs, famous restaurants and tearooms serving delicious local dishes, including the ever-popular sticky toffee pudding. This cosy, character cottage near Ulverston is perfect for quiet holidays, at any time of the year.

Accommodation

One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities

Electric central heating with woodburner. Electric 2-ring hob, combination microwave/oven, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Patio with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 3 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks: Help

  • Winter
  • Off Season
  • Last Minute
  • Christmas

At a glance

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Sleeps:2
Bedrooms:1
Bathrooms:1
Pets:Yes

Cottage features

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

About the location

Ulverston

Lake Windermere 12 miles; Coniston Lake 12 miles.

The ancient market town of Ulverston still holds a street market every Thursday and Saturday. Today itís well known as a festival town with events throughout the year, including walking and art festivals in the summer months and the renowned Dickensian festival in late November. One of the townís great claims to fame is as the birthplace of Stan Laurel - it is now home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world! Facilities include a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, a cinema and a leisure centre. Whilst many Lakeland destinations have been developed beyond recognition, Ulverston still has an authentic feel and community spirit. All of the attractions of the National Park are easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

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The holiday was lovely and the cottage was beautiful and cosy with the log fire. The cottage has lots of character and is decorated very tastefully. It is a great base to explore the lower lake district and only a short drive to Windermere or Coniston Water. As described it is a nice romantic getaway cottage and there were many nice touches with the decor.

Mr Chandler, London, December 2013