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Driftwood Cottage

(Ref. 1160332)

Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x king-size, 1 x 4’ double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Air source underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed, wraparound garden with patio, grape-slated area, furniture, sun loungers and fire pit
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.6 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 0.2 miles
  • Note: The 4’ double sleeps one person
  • Note: Fuel for stove can be purchased locally

The property

Ulverston 4.9 miles.

Driftwood Cottage is a stunning and contemporary holiday home, nestling on the shore overlooking Morecambe Bay, in Baycliff near Ulverston, Lancashire.

Ideally located for beachcombing and carefully appointed throughout to provide bright and airy accommodation.

This home rests on the southern edge of the Lake District National Park and is perfect for families wishing to enjoy the seaside location.

On arrival at Driftwood Cottage, you’ll find private, off-road parking through a gated entrance where you can park up.

Making your way through the enclosed garden, you can take a moment to enjoy the uninterrupted views of Morecambe Bay.

Stepping inside through the floor-to-ceiling patio doors (the ideal spot to set up the telescope and focus on the local wildlife), you’ll find the property is single-storey, making a great base for a multigenerational families.

The open-plan living space greets you, fitted with a sleek design, and lovely and bright to make the most of the scenery encompassing the property.

Here, you’ll have everything you need for a self-catering stay including a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining table and breakfast bar, and a sought-after woodburning stove which is more than welcome on those chillier evenings in addition to the wonderful underfloor heating.

Three well-presented bedrooms invite you to rest after a day by the sea; two are king-size, one of which with an en-suite shower room, and a 4’ double provides spaces to rest before another adventurous day.

Outside this Baycliff cottage by the sea is a walled garden with direct access to the beach, sun loungers and a fire pit, sure to be the social hub of the home on warmer days and a quiet oasis otherwise.

The quiet village of Baycliff is just a short walk away and has a good pub serving excellent food, and a large playpark for children.

Ulverston is a short distance away, offering a convenience store and eateries, whilst there are many close by beaches and walks.

With the tip of Lake Windermere and Coniston being just 14 miles away, this coastal cottage near Bardsea is a perfect base for exploring the Lake District and visiting the popular villages of Ambleside, Bowness and Grasmere.

For younger visitors, there is the South Lakes Animal Park and the Aquarium of the Lakes, both of which are popular with animal lovers too.

The bustling town of Ulverston is just a scenic drive away, offering some excellent restaurants and shops, as well as a colourful calendar of festivals, including a Dickensian and Flag Festival, where you'll find a wonderful town atmosphere.

The town also has The Laurel and Hardy Museum, a perfect pick-me-up on a wet day.

This beachside cottage near Bardsea is a little gem to be enjoyed all year; book Driftwood Cottage today!

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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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas