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The Crook

Great Urswick near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District

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The Property

A quaint, semi-detached wing of the owner's cottage, located in the centre of the pretty village of Great Urswick, just three miles from Ulverston. This Urswick cottage has been individually styled and furnished to provide quality accommodation for a couple, and is set in a pretty, rural location. This welcoming cottage near Ulverston comprises a spacious double bedroom plus a modern shower room, a charming open plan living area, and a well-equipped kitchen. The decked area that overlooks the pretty garden at this Great Urswick cottage is a lovely spot for guests to relax on a sunny afternoon. Take a pleasant stroll around the serene Urswick Tarn, or visit one of the popular local pubs. From the doorstep there are extensive walking opportunities, including Birkrigg Common, which enjoys wonderful views across Ulverston and the nearby Lake District Fells. The Cumbrian Way is also close by, offering excellent walking, cycling and nature-watching opportunities. The festival town of Ulverston is just three miles from your Urswick cottage, and hosts many shops, pubs and restaurants, whilst the sandy beaches of the Furness Coast, Windermere and Coniston, with mountain biking, climbing and watersports, are all within a short drive. An idyllic Great Urswick cottage, perfect for a romantic break.

Accommodation

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

Amenities

Gas centralheating with electric stove. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Decked garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 2 miles, pubs and restaurant 2 mins walk. Note: Children under the age of 2 only.

Note: Children under the age of 2 only.

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:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

About the location

Great Urswick

Ulverston 3 miles.

Great Urswick, with its two characterful pubs and restaurant, is a hidden gem, a lovely village just two 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.

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Very peaceful location, 5 min drive to Ulverston. Comfortable cottage.

Mrs Gallop, Southampton, December 2013

The cottage was warm, cosy and very peaceful. We live in a very quiet area in Dorset, so it is always a concern that our holiday accommodation may not be as quiet as at home. We need not have had any concerns regarding The Crook. The owner and his daughter were very friendly. The scenery was magnificent and the weather, kind to us.

Mrs Churchill, Dorchester, November 2013

Warm, cosy cottage with everything you can possibly need and more. Beautiful surroundings, quiet for a good nights sleep, but with lots to do and see close by!

Miss Wolhuter, Ormskirk, November 2013

Beautiful cottage in a beautiful peaceful place, a lovely place to take a break!

Mr Brook, Wetherby, October 2013

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