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The Dormie House

Silloth, Solway Firth, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 935577)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • “Property ideal for our short stay & Bev the owner is lovely”
    Location of The Dormie House is ideal for touring the area. The view from the property is beautiful - straight over the golf course - very relaxing view, especially first thing in the morning when the mist is laying. ...
    Location of The Dormie House is ideal for touring the area. The view from the property is beautiful - straight over the golf course - very relaxing view, especially first thing in the morning when the mist is laying. The local amenities, shops, petrol station etc. are a very short drive away. The Fairydust Emporium is an absolute must for ice cream lovers and the dog was made more than welcome. The only down side was the lack of 'dog friendly' pubs/restaurants in the immediate area. The Cumberland Inn less than 100 yards away from The Dormie House don't do bar meals now apparently - even though their website says they do, apart from Sunday lunches & to be honest, the place never seemed to be open anyway. The Albion is dog friendly but don't serve food. All in all we had a lovely stay & Bev the owner is lovely & welcomed us with bread, milk, jammy doughnuts, butter, a lovely bottle of Prosecco and doggy treats for Ben.
    - isawilko27, September 2017
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  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful cottage is situated opposite the 18th fairway of the award-winning golf course in the attractive seaside town of Silloth on the west coast of Cumbria.

This cottage is ideal for families and groups of friends wishing to explore this interesting and picturesque area but will be of special interest to anyone wishing to enjoy golf on their holiday due to the cottage facilities and ideal location.

Individually and thoughtfully furnished with a contemporary feel with whitened oak floors throughout and the hallway has large maps showing the local and Lake District area.

The outside yard has astro turf and orange seating, whilst the comfortable sitting room enjoys views to the golf course and has books for your enjoyment on the Lake District and golf.

Upstairs the two bedrooms boast Sealy Posturepedic beds ensuring a good night's sleep is enjoyed by everyone.

Silloth’s golf course is an award-winning course and has been voted as number one in the National Club Golfer for quality and value in 2016.

The cottage owner is a professional golfer who offers coaching to guests with the SkyTrak golf simulator and projector facility and there is even a room at the property dedicated to practising your golf swing.

Golfers will be in heaven!

This cottage is a short walk to town, is yards away from the golf course and a pub and is just a 10 minute walk away from the superb beach and miles of unspoilt coastline, perfect if you have brought your dog.

Cycling opportunities also abound.

Observe wildlife and experience superb sunsets whilst enjoying the vista of the Solway coast to the Scottish hills.

Just eight miles away is the seaside village of Allonby and there is beach and kite surfing here along with more coastal walking.

This individual cottage is an ideal base to welcome you back after your days’ activities and is perfect for discovering this interesting and attractive area year round.


Two twin bedrooms. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room. Golf swing practice room.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Facility for secure bike padlocking
  • Artificial grass courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Steep stairs, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: The owner is a PGA professional; golf coaching is available by prior arrangement with the owner with the use of SkyTrak golf simulator with projector, together with arrangements for playing golf at Silloth.

About the location


Keswick 24 miles.

The popular resort of Silloth in West Cumbria lies north of the Lake District on the shore of the Solway Firth. On the opposite shore lie the hills of Southern Galloway in Scotland and to the south Skiddaw and the Northern Fells can be seen. Silloth was renowned for its "invigorating air, temperate climate, airy streets, its promenade and beach". It has glorious sea and mountain views and the light and the sunsets are renowned. It was developed in the 1850s; the railway arrived in 1856, the docks were opened 3 years later. The Carr's biscuit factory flour mill opened in 1886. Silloth was for a time, one of the country’s premier seaside resorts. The town was laid out on a regular grid pattern and planned as a "health resort for the upper and middle classes". The streets running off the wide, tree lined, cobbled Criffel Street are all named after the rivers flowing into the Solway Firth. The 'Green', an ever present feature is 34 acres of open grassland and is communal space for all to enjoy. Silloth and Solway Golf Club, situated in the town is a championship course which is ranked No 1 by the National Club Golfer Magazine 2016 for both quality and value. There are superb walks, particularly along the coastline, west to Allonby and east to Grune Point. Birdwatching is ever present. Both the Lake District and the English Heritage site of Birdoswald Fort, Hadrian's Wall are an easy 40 minute drive away. With quiet country roads and the Cumbria Coastal Way this is an ideal location for cyclists and walkers.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

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