Moat Farmhouse

Aldingham near Ulverston, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 2643)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Sleeps

    12

  • Bedrooms

    6

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Aldingham 1 mile. An outstanding, detached farmhouse with private access to a secluded sand and shingle beach, a mile from Aldingham village. Moat Farmhouse is steeped in history (including the remains of a 13th century Motte and Bailey castle in the grounds) and is sympathetically renovated with character and charm, providing spacious accommodation with six bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms, spacious sitting room with woodburner, two further reception rooms, a well-equipped kitchen, lovely mature gardens and an orchard. Just a hundred yards from the beach, the property has breathtaking views of the sea and the Furness Peninsula from all aspects. There is fabulous walking from the door, while the amenities of Ulverston are 5 miles away, and the fabulous Lake District National Park is less than 8 miles away; a superb base.

Accommodation

Six bedrooms: 1 x king-size double & en-suite shower, basin, WC, 1 x double & en-suite shower, basin, WC, 2 x single, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Ground floor basin, WC. Kitchen & dining area. Utility. Lounge (seats 7) with woodburner. Reception room with sofa bed & open fire. 2nd reception room (seats 5).

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner & open fire in lounge/reception room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2nd fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD/radio. 1st £20 of oil, all electric, starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Extra fuel at £5 per bag. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot. Ample off road parking. Large garden with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Stabling by prior arrangement. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pubs 1 mile. Note: Refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £150. Note: Max. 12 including infants. Note: 4pm arrival time.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

ALDINGHAM

Ulverston 5 miles.

On the coast looking across to Morecambe Bay is the small village of Aldingham, said to have once been a mile long but, as legend says, many of the early cottages were washed away by storms and tidal waves. Aldingham had the reputation of being a smugglers’ village, with brandy from France and tobacco from America supposedly hidden in the church crypt. The village is close to the spectacular Furness Abbey, and the ancient market town of Ulverston is just 5 miles away, and still has an authentic feel and community spirit. The town boasts a street market every Thursday and Saturday and many festivals throughout the year, including an amazing lantern procession in November and a superb Dickensian weekend in early December. It is also the birthplace of Stan Laurel and home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world! With all the attractions of the Lake District National Park and the sandy beaches and good birdwatching of the Furness coast close by, this quiet and peaceful area has plenty to offer!

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