The Old Bake House

Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 2081)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • winnie c
    September 2013
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    “a real home from home”
    Everything you need is in this lovely cottage. The kitchen has more crockery and pots and pans than you could ever need, even a pressure cooker! We were a family of 2 grandparents, mum and dad, four year old and 17month old. The big family bathroom was great for the kids and the en suite for the oldies.The cottage is central in the town, so parking was a problem as free parking hard to get, but as we had 2 cars, the owners let us park behind their pub which is just round the corner. There is ...


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

The property

A charming, detached cottage, situated on a quiet side street in the heart of the ancient market town of Ulverston.

A former bake house, this lovely property has been thoughtfully converted to a high standard and provides guests with a cottage of much 'olde world' charm and character.

It features a delightful sitting room with open fire, an additional lounge with dining area and three lovely bedrooms - wonderful holiday accommodation!

The cottage affords quick and easy access to the many delights of Ulverston, with its old pubs (including the owner's pub), the start of the Cumbria Way, excellent restaurants and the twice-weekly market, not to be missed!

With the National Park, Eskdale Railway, the World of Beatrix Potter and the Furness Coast with its beautiful sandy beaches, all within easy reach, this is a wonderful holiday location for family and friends to get away from it all!


Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite (corner bath with bath with hand-held shower attachment, basin and WC), 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath with bath with hand-held shower attachment, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with open fire. Additional lounge with dining area and open fire. Spacious hall and landing. Porch.


  • Gas central heating with open fires in sitting room and lounge/dining area
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, radio/cassette player
  • Central heating & power inc. in rent except Oct - Mar inclusive when £25 fuel supplement applicable per week
  • Fuel for open fires available to purchase locally
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Cot & highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car, roadside parking for 1 car, additional parking to rear of owner's pub (1 min walk)
  • Front courtyard with garden furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops & pubs 1 min walk
  • Note: No stag/hen parties.

About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter