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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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Broughton-in-Furness 8 miles. A comfortable cottage, located in the hamlet of Seathwaite, in one of the most beautiful valleys in the whole of England, the Duddon Valley. As soon as you approach this Seathwaite cottage you will be mesmerised by the magnificent scenery and idyllic location, which make this cottage in Cumbria perfect for a couple or small family wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This Seathwaite cottage dates back to the 18th century and has many original features including beams and 2’ thick stone walls. With views from all windows, there are two first floor bedrooms and a ground floor shower room, while the sitting room provides a warming open fire and window seat and the cosy kitchen has a dining area and views across to the fells. Outside your Lake District holiday cottage is a small, enclosed garden while many becks run through the surrounding fields. Whilst providing comfortable holiday accommodation, the main attraction of this quaint Lake District cottage is the amazing landscape in which it is situated. From every angle the views are breathtaking and change every moment, making it easy to simply sit, watch and listen out for the many birds and abundant wildlife. Superb walking and mountain biking are available from the doorstep of your holiday home, with the ancient Walna Scar Road running beside the cottage and leading you over the Coniston fells – a popular route for hundreds of years. The Duddon River also flows through the valley in which your Seathwaite cottage is located, providing a perfect place for children to play. Seathwaite is home to an excellent pub, the Newfield Inn, which serves delicious food, while within easy reach is the village of Broughton-in-Furness, which boasts interesting shops and pubs. An ideal cottage base from which to discover this beautiful part of the Lake District.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single with additional single folding bed. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with open fire.
Electric heating provided by convector heaters with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in garage, TV with FreeSat, telephone with free UK landline calls, selection of books. Electricity and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking in garage for 1 car. Bike storage. Small, enclosed garden. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Post Office shop 4 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: This property has steep stairs and low beams - ensure care is taken. Note: The property is surrounded by small becks and rivers - children should be supervised at all times.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about 2 High Moss House:
The cottage had great character with lots of unusual features.
Mrs Calder, Leeds, March 2013
The lovely scenery, the quiet and privacy.
Dr Kilner, Gerrards Cross, August 2012
Peaceful cottage in a lovely valley. Plenty of great walks straight from the door. First proper holiday with the baby and she enjoyed it.
Dr Kilner, Gerrards Cross, August 2012