Seathwaite Lodge Cottage

Seathwaite, Duddon Valley, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 906641)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

Broughton-in-Furness 7 miles. A comfortable semi-detached barn conversion in the picturesque hamlet of Seathwaite in the Duddon Valley, one of the most spectacular valleys in the Lake District, nestling in the Coniston Fells with the River Duddon tumbling its way through this spectacular area. This lovely Seathwaite cottage is perfect for walkers and mountain bikers who wish to enjoy the many paths and bridleways over the fells to Harter Fell, Dow Crag and Coniston Old Man. This Seathwaite cottage offers excellent accommodation, including a first floor sitting room with gas fire and dining area with views across to the fells. There is also a kitchen on this level of your Seathwaite cottage, while on the two lower floors are a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside this Duddon Valley cottage is a patio area with furniture – a perfect place to admire the breathtaking scenery. Just a stone’s throw from this Seathwaite cottage is a country pub, serving local ales together with their speciality steak pie, a great place to recover after a hard day out enjoying this spectacular location! The small hamlet of Seathwaite is surrounded by an abundance of wildlife, and an amble up alongside the River Duddon to Birks Bridge, the gateway to Harter Fell, is sure to delight at any time of the year, whether during the spring with the lambs gambolling or during the early summer with the bluebells in bloom. This Duddon Valley cottage is a perfect base for mountain bikers, mountaineers and walkers, with the ancient Walna Scar Road running from the hamlet. Excellent bakers and butchers are available in the bustling village of Broughton-in-Furness, and there is an excellent local store available at Ulpha, perfect for every-day essentials. With stunning scenery, an excellent pub and cosy accommodation, this Duddon Valley cottage is perfect at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Three bedrooms with TV: 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x lower ground floor twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor kitchen. Lower ground floor utility. First floor sitting room with dining area and gas fire.

Amenities

Electric central heating with gas fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with FreeSat, WiFi (limited bandwidth), payphone. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lockable bike storage. Patio with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, village pub next door. Note: No mobile reception in Seathwaite. Note: Cottage may be unsuitable for guests with limited mobility due to layout.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute

About the location

BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS

Millom 8 miles; Coniston 9 miles; Ulverston 9 miles.

Dating back to the 11th century, Broughton-in-Furness is situated in the south western corner of the Lake District and is just six miles from Coniston Water. There is much to please the visitor such as a pretty, cobbled square complete with a splendid horse chestnut tree, enclosed by shops, pubs and homes, many of them Georgian in origin. The village provides an ideal base for a walking or climbing holiday, with ample opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of the Duddon Valley and the quieter Lake District fells. Norman Nicholson, one of Britain's finest 20th century poets and William Wordsworth, both immortalised this area in their writing and poetry. The village was home to Branwell Bronte, brother of the Bronte sisters, for a short time. The Furness railway line runs from nearby Foxfield and makes for an ideal day out, travelling the west coast of Cumbria. Set amidst the charm of the Lake District and close to the sea, this attractive town makes an inspiring choice from which to further explore a magical heartland of silver lakes, lofty towering peaks and lonely, heather-clad moors.

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