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Gulls Hatch

Allonby, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 924250)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • “Perfect, peaceful beach-side cottage”
    Gulls Hatch is the perfect place to combine a seaside holiday with the beautiful Lake District. Easy access to Keswick and the Western Lakes (Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Buttermere) but also possible to get to the more southerly areas such as Windermere. The cottage has everything you could ask for, has very welcoming owners and is probably the cleanest cottage we have rented. Allonby has a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for miles. All amenities are on your doorstep or 5 minutes away in ...
    Gulls Hatch is the perfect place to combine a seaside holiday with the beautiful Lake District. Easy access to Keswick and the Western Lakes (Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Buttermere) but also possible to get to the more southerly areas such as Windermere. The cottage has everything you could ask for, has very welcoming owners and is probably the cleanest cottage we have rented. Allonby has a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for miles. All amenities are on your doorstep or 5 minutes away in Maryport. This was our second visit and we will definitely return.
    - A TripAdvisor Member, October 2017
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Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

An outstanding terraced cottage facing the village green in the centre of Allonby, next door to the owners’ home and just a short walk from the beach in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This perfect cottage, boasts a 4 star Tourist Board grading and offers excellent accommodation that’s ideal for couples and families who love the seaside.

Inside this delightful holiday home is an open plan living area with an excellent fitted kitchen, dining area and comfortable sitting area with a woodburning stove.

This room is the heart of the cottage, where you can gather round and enjoy some delicious home-made meals.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, both perfectly presented and a family bathroom.

On the second floor is a spectacular sitting room with beautiful bay views, a TV with Freeview and DVD/CD player, oak beams and soft seating to snuggle down in – there is even table football!

Outside is a small enclosed patio with furniture which overlooks the green – a perfect suntrap – the stunning beach is less than 100 yards away with beautiful views across the Solway Firth to Scotland.

This beautiful coastline is popular with surfers and a superb location for wildlife.

Being located in the heart of the village there is a good mix of cafes, pubs and small shops, plus a superb ice cream shop to enjoy – all just a stroll from this lovely cottage.

The beautiful Lake District is within a half hour’s drive away where you can explore Derwentwater and Borrowdale and the popular town of Keswick or take a forest trail in Whinlatter.

This superb holiday cottage has something for everyone at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, power shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Second floor sitting room.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD/CD, radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking in lane next to cottage
  • Front patio with furniture
  • Children's playground at rear of property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 2 mins walk

About the location

ALLONBY

Maryport 5 miles; Cockermouth 10 miles; Keswick 23 miles; Carlisle 23 miles.

The popular seaside resort of Allonby sits along a five mile crescent shaped bay on the Solway Firth, offering a clean shingle beach, sand dunes and a wide green promenade. The flat terrain is ideal for walkers of all ages and for dogs, and is also popular with windsurfers and kite flyers, plus there are beautiful panoramic views across the bay towards Criffel and the Galloway Hills of Scotland. The village is set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has kept much of its Georgian and Victorian charm, with cobbled lanes, curious corners to explore and several splendid buildings, one of which is The Baths, an imposing colonnaded building. The majestic Lake District Fells make a perfect backdrop to the village, and despite its small size, thriving Allonby boasts public houses, several cafes, a chip shop, ice cream parlour/general shop, a Post Office, antiques shop, a leisure centre with pool, events in the village hall and a children’s play park. The Cumbria Coastal Walk and Allerdale Ramble pass through the village, or why not enjoy a round of golf at one of the two courses nearby, plus visit the town of Maryport, which has an award-winning coastal aquarium and maritime and Roman museums. A short drive will take you to the historic city of Carlisle, nip over the border to Gretna Green, experience the 2000 year legacy of Hadrian’s Wall or enjoy fun packed days out exploring the beautiful Western Lakes and fells where there is a wealth of things to see and do, including Hadrian's Cycleway where you can take in the stunning views on your journey. The stunning Whinlatter Forest Park, near Keswick is a haven for mountain bikers and walkers and the Go Ape high wire adventure course is ideal for the more adventurous. Allonby is a perfect year round retreat providing an ideal base from which to explore the area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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