Great Urswick near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District
A lovely semi-detached cottage on the edge of the pretty village of Great Urswick overlooking the beautiful tarn. This charming Lake District cottage provides warm, welcoming accommodation, including a delightful sitting room with dining summer room, a spacious kitchen and lovely bedrooms, one with delightful views across the tarn. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the pretty garden, take a pleasant stroll around the tarn or visit one of the renowned local pubs. From the doorstep there are extensive walking opportunities, including Birkrigg Common, which enjoys wonderful views across Ulverston, the nearby Lake District Fells and the Furness estuary. The Cumbrian Way is also close by, offering excellent walking, cycling and nature-watching opportunities. The festival town of Ulverston is just two miles away, hosting many pubs and restaurants, whilst the sandy beaches of the Furness coast, Windermere and Coniston, with mountain biking, climbing and water sports, are within a short drive. An idyllic Great Urswick cottage, ideal at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Large fitted kitchen. Sitting room with delightful fireplace housing coal effect electric fire, leading to dining summer room.
Gas central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Gas hob, electric oven & microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, flat screen LCD TV with FreeSat, Blu-ray/DVD/CD player. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot & highchair on request. Off road parking for one car, ample roadside parking. Lockable bike storage in outdoor hut. Small front garden, rear patio area with furniture & BBQ. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops 2 miles, pubs & restaurant 2 mins walk.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Ulverston 3 miles.
Great Urswick, with its two characterful pubs and restaurant, is a hidden gem, a lovely village just three miles to the south of Ulverston. Great Urswick and its neighbour, Little Urswick, lie on opposite sides of the same tarn. The tarn is a wonderful wildlife habitat with a whole host of water birds occupying its sheltered corner. Birkrigg Stone Circle is one of several prehistoric settlement sites in the surrounding countryside. Locally, the start of the Haematite and Cumbrian Way footpaths can be found. Nearby Ulverston is an ancient market town, which still holds a street market every Thursday and Saturday. Facilities include a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, a cinema and a leisure centre. All of the attractions of the Lake District National Park are easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Windermere and Coniston are within easy reach, and nearby family attractions include the Haverthwaite and Lakeside Steam Railway, the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Muncaster Castle and the Aquarium of the Lakes.