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West Border Farm

Seaville near Abbeytown, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1061482)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 18

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 7

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Overall a really pleasant place to stay with many things to entertain yourself with."

    Would have really been 5 stars had there been no issues with wi-fi but other than that everything was awesome

    Reviewed by ArifJun 2022

  • "The property was spotless on arrival and it was nice to be met on arrival by Sue to show us around and answer any questions."

    The house is well equipped and large enough for big groups of people to socialise together, especially the BBQ and jacuzzi areas and also the huge lounge. We all had a great time and would happily return again.

    Reviewed by alexJun 2022

  • "This place is absolutely amazing the location is fab we had the best time away all 16 of us will happily book up again"

    Reviewed by NicholaMay 2022

  • "Rented the house for a Hen Weekend and it was perfect for all our needs."

    Very clean and spacious. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by IslaFeb 2022

  • "Susan the caretaker was so welcoming which really gets your holiday off to a great start."

    The house looks just like it does on the pictures, Is spotlessly clean and really well equipped. All the rooms are really lovely. The big lounge meant we could all be together but still either watch TV or play games in groups. We went to The Wheatsheaf pub in the village for Sunday lunch which was also exceptional. We celebrated my Dads 80th and Sons 30th birthdays so the guests ranged from small children, teenagers and adults and everyone had a wonderful time. Would definitely rebook in the warmer weather then we can make use of the outdoor kitchen. A wonderful time. Just wonderful!!

    Reviewed by ColetteJan 2022

  • "House looks exactly like the pictures."

    Was nice to get away from the real world. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone who asks. Was such a lovely place to watch the sun set!

    Reviewed by SophieJan 2022

  • "Great house, with lots of games, DVDs."

    Only thing missing was waste bins in every bedroom, and family bathroom could have done with a shower as well as the bath. Only negative criticism was 9.30am is a really early check-out, and the cleaners arrived and stood outside the door 10 minutes before we were due to check out, and then we’re right there and almost in the way when we were saying our family goodbyes. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by RussellJan 2022

  • "What an absolutely fantastic property."

    The pictures do not do it justice it is stunning. So clean and inviting. We made some beautiful memories there that will stay with us forever. Thankyou so much.

    Reviewed by MargaretDec 2021

  • "West border farm is beautiful, set in rural grounds and ample facilities."

    The bedrooms are all decorated to a stunning standard, the whole house was spotlessly clean. The kitchen is a great space but didn’t have many small glasses, and the frying pans weren’t great (loose handles). The large lounge had many beautiful and comfortable reclining sofas. The outdoor kitchen with BBQ and Ooni pizza oven is so well made but the weather prevented much use of that area. It’s a shame the hot tub area and outdoor kitchen are not linked. The property would benefit from a downstairs bedroom and bathroom as my mother in law found the stairs very steep, I’d sacrifice or adapt the games room to make the house inclusive to people with mobility issues, also the doors need soft closers as they do slam which can be noisy with lots of people in the house, also worth noting the postcode given takes you nowhere near the house, luckily a farmer directed us, we downloaded the app What3words and the rest of the family found it no issues (subway.mistress.screen). We went to the pub recommended in the house folder and the food was fantastic We had an amazing weekend and loved the house, it’s definitely five star accommodation and enabled a family to be together for the first time in three years, we will definitely be back, Thank you

    Reviewed by SallyNov 2021

  • "JUST PERFECT, everything about the stay was great."

    House is lovely and clean, very spacious ( as a group of 18, including children, theres more than enough space). Everything you need for your stay, this place has. Perfect for children, they had so much fun in the garden, on the play frame and in the games room. We honestly couldnt fault a thing. We definitely will be returning and adding extra days. It really was a shame to come home.

    Reviewed by KirstyNov 2021

  • "As we were a large group booking the accommodation was great."

    It was clean, comfortable and all round a great property to vacate at. The property and grounds are beautiful, peaceful and relaxing with more than enough space for the children to run around.

    Reviewed by SamanthaJul 2021

  • "Me and my friends had an amazing time at this property!"

    It is so comfortable and clean, the rooms are hotel standard and the owners are so friendly and accommodating. The house itself is in a beautiful location with lakes not too far away, and gorgeous sunset views in the evening. We’re hoping to make this an annual visit- we couldn’t have asked for more!

    Reviewed by AnnaJun 2021

  • "Hi, I am disappointed, as your advertising failed to mention that the property is next door to a housing construction site, so there is constant noise from a mechanical digger, angle grinders and cement mixers between 8am and 4pm everyday."

    We also found the astroturf badly fitted outside and was a trip hazard to guests, both young and old. Finally, cleanliness was not a high priority for the property owners for the following reasons:-

    Reviewed by AustinJun 2021

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  • Over three floors
  • Eight bedrooms: 1 x family room with TV, super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request) and single, 1 x second-floor family room with TV, super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request), single and single top bunk, 2 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, towel rail and WC, 1 x second-floor double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor double with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin, towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Games room
  • Snug
  • Gas central heating
  • Range cooker with gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • 11 x TVs, WiFi, air hockey, table football, darts, selection of games, books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Garden with lawn, seating, children’s climbing frame and barn with hot tub and bar together with an undercover outdoor kitchen comprising gas barbeque, gas pizza oven and fridge
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2.8 miles

The property

Abbeytown 2.1 miles.

Lying outside the small hamlet of Seaville, just a few miles off the coast of Cumbria, West Border Farm offers a large family or group a wondrous getaway to the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This Cumbrian property is a detached house, set within an acre of grounds, with eight bedrooms, six of which feature en-suite shower rooms, along with a games room, spacious living areas and a fabulous barn outside with an outdoor kitchen, a hot tub and bar, perfect for your next big family get together.

The house comes equipped with a large kitchen to cater to the group, with a range cooker and a host of quality appliances to assist you, with a stylish breakfast bar to perch at in the morning while the news plays on the TV.

Have everyone take a seat within the dining room, home to several tables seating over 20 people so all can enjoy toasting to a great stay before tucking into tasty meals.

Relax in the sitting room where you'll find three huge leather sofas, two being corner sofas, with a TV to watch in here, or head to the fun-filled games room complete with darts, table football, air hockey and further games to enjoy.

Quieter moments can be spent in the snug reading area with a selection of books to choose from and soft seating, whilst the outdoor areas are perfect for sunnier days, with several picnic benches for alfresco dining.

Celebrate your reunion with your loved ones in the fantastic barn found in the garden, home to a luxury hot tub and a bar, perfect for catching up on lost time!

West Border Farm can sleep 19 guests in total across eight bedrooms, with family rooms on the first and second floors sleeping three and four guests respectively, and six doubles bedrooms all with en-suite shower rooms - two on the second floor and four on the first - boasting TVs in every room and seating areas too.

Settle into this home from home easily thanks to the delightful décor, extra comforts and thoughtful touches, with a family bathroom on the first floor serving the two bedrooms without en-suites.

The property lies outside the hamlet of Seaville and is just over two miles from the village of Abbeytown where you'll find the nearest shops and pubs, with the coastal town of Silloth also offering a range of amenities too.

Begin exploring this beautiful area of Cumbria with a trip to Silloth, heading to The Discovery Centre which houses a permanent exhibition on the Solway Coast AONB where you'll find everything you need to know about the area and any special events and activities that might occur during your stay.

While here, take a scenic stroll along Silloth's lovely promenade and onto Silloth West Beach, with a golf course here too for any keen golfers.

Ensure you visit the impressive structure of Holme Cultram Abbey while in Abbeytown, and make a trip to Campfield Marsh which is home to the Solway Wetlands Centre, with this nature reserve home to an array of habitats, wildlife and walking trails.

Within a 30-minute drive you can be in the northern Lake District at the Lake District Wildlife Park, a perfect family outing, or exploring Mirehouse & Gardens positioned by the beautiful Bassenthwaite Lake.

The delights of Keswick and Derwentwater are under an hour's drive too, with Keswick offering the Derwent Pencil Museum, Puzzling Place, and Keswick Museum, as well as a great starting point for walks around Derwentwater, up to Castlerigg Stone Circle, or more challenging hikes up Skiddaw or Blencathra.

The opposite direction presents opportunities for visiting the Scottish Borders and Carlisle as well as the famous Hadrian's Wall.

Make incredible memories at the unforgettable West Border Farm on the Solway Coast.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location


Silloth 6 miles; Wigton 6.5 miles; Cockermouth 17 miles; Carlisle 18 miles; Keswick 22 miles.

The village of Abbeytown is situated on the Solway Plain, on the edge of the Solway Coast, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, midway between Wigton and Silloth. Located within reach of the shores of Morecambe Estuary, Abbeytown was once one of the most important place in the north due its fine Cistercian Holmcultram Abbey, which was founded in 1150 around which much of the medieval village developed. The Cumbria Coastal Way passes through Abbeytown and from the village if you look south you will be able to admire the views of distant Lakeland fells and Skiddaw, whilst looking north are views of the Solway and Scottish hills. The 84 mile Hadrian's Wall starts in the west at nearby Bowness on Solway, and the Solway Coast is particularly good for walking and birdwatching. Further afield you will find the city of Carlisle, the Scottish Borders and the Lake District National Park. A convenient base for exploring many places of interest.

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