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Spring Close

Southport, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1070819)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "This is one of the best places we have stayed in."

    We were very comfortable, it really was a home from home. We would highly recommend this property and will book again if we holiday in Southport in the future.

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2022

  • "Big thanks to John for being such an enthusiastic, welcoming and helpful host."

    The property was exactly what we needed - a comfy place close to local amenities and actives for the kids. Birkdale village is really nice and only a short walk away, whilst lovely spots like Formby beach are a short drive away. The place also benefits from being close to the train station - a mere few minutes from Birkdale to Southport on the train for instance. Would definitely recommend and would go again.

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2022

  • "Lovely house and garden, so peaceful bearing in mind that it is so close to the railway line but we didn't find it disruptive as trains are electric, relatively quiet and went past quickly."

    Downstairs loo was an added bonus for us oldies with creaky joints, no stairs to climb every time the loo was needed. Double bed was so comfy, we slept really well and the walk-in shower was another bonus for us not having to climb in and out of a bath. Kitchen had all the equipment you could need for dining at home. The only downside for us were the sofas, too low for creaky jointed people but sitting on a bundle of cushions soon sorted that problem out. Would recommend a walk into the Village down the pathway by the side of the railway, lovely cafes and restaurants within walking distance and if you fancy visiting a 'real' pub (still has a taproom) then you can't do much better that The Upsteps, the patron and clients were so friendly when we visited to watch a Liverpool game on Sky Sports. We had a really comfortable, peaceful and fab stay at Spring Close. Thank you to all concerned. Cathy & Kevin May 2022

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely week."

    The property was ideally placed for access to the sea and liverpool city via excellent train links. Also discovered the little gem of Birkdale village. The owners were very welcoming and attentive but respectful of our privacy. Excellent enclosed 'suntrap' garden and every comfort catered for. Thank You.

    Reviewed by JoanneMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay, thank you."

    Reviewed by JessicaApr 2022

  • "Lovely clean house great for the dog in the garden very well equipped kitchen ..."

    Lovely clean house great for the dog in the garden very well equipped kitchen with a lovely welcome pack we really enjoyed our stay

    Reviewed by KathrynApr 2022

  • "We stayed at Spring Close for a week, 2 adults, 3 children and a dog."

    The house is very comfortable and spacious, very well equipped kitchen, lovely garden to enjoy too. Location is perfect, close to town centre and Birkdale Village (we walked to both several times) Overall lovely accommodation, we would highly recommend and we will definetely be back!

    Reviewed by IwonaApr 2022

  • "Nice clean property 2min to shop and pub 10 min walk into Birkdale village 1/2 ..."

    Nice clean property 2min to shop and pub 10 min walk into Birkdale village 1/2 hour into Southport a couple of minor points which we spoke to Karen about and she will resolve, a nice stay though

    Reviewed by StephenDec 2021

  • "John is a great host, house is quiet, warm and wifi is very reliable."

    Karen does a great job keeping the house nice and clean.

    Reviewed by DarrenDec 2021

  • "A great property well cared for."

    Shops and pubs in short walking distance along with a train station make it easy to roam the Lancashire coastline. Well equipped and very comfortable, we will be booking again in the future!

    Reviewed by LyndaNov 2021

  • "This is a lovely property and we thoroughly enjoyed our few nights there."

    On arrival there was a generous welcome pack, which even included some chews for our dog. The house was very comfortable and clean. We visited in November and it was also warm and cosy. So thank you to our hosts. We will definitely revisit again in the future.

    Reviewed by JanNov 2021

  • "Great holiday, despite rain!"

    Lovely home from home in quiet cul de sac. Clean, well presented home with everything you need for comfortable stay. Well situated for train travel and main shopping. Welcome gifts very much appreciated. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by CarolOct 2021

  • "A nice house in a nice area, very clean and well equipped, a very generous welcome hamper from the owner which was much appreciated."

    The only two little niggles we did have, was the fact that we would have liked the bathroom door to have a lock on it and although the wardrobe in the main bedroom was large and more than adequate, it would have been nice , to have a small wardrobe in the double room as well, just to save having to disturb others at times when needing clothes.

    Thank you for your feedback and I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Spring Close. Following your feedback we will be installing a lock on the bathroom door. Thank you again for providing your comments and we hope to see you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KathleenAug 2021

  • "A home away from home."

    This was one of the best properties we’ve experienced with Sykes. It had everything we needed and was so close to all the attractions and activities. Having a designated parking space with no permit needed was a huge bonus and the owners welcomed us with fresh flowers and essentials, which made our late night arrival a really pleasant experience. The beds were really comfortable too which was a huge plus! Would highly recommend and would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2021

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC located on the ground floor
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Welcome pack
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with lawn and patio
  • One well behaved dog welcome, No cats
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles, beach 1.5 miles
  • Upcoming local events for 2022- 28th June – 9th July – Lytham Music Festival 2022, 8th-9th of July – Southport Air show
  • Please note: This property is not able to take Care home bookings

The property

7 Spring Close is a detached cottage nestled in the seaside town of Southport, on the coastline where the Irish Sea meets North West England.

Offering a traditional interior, this homely abode has been lovingly restored to provide a delightful base for families or groups of friends.

Set over two floors, this house offers three bedrooms, including a king-size.

a double and a twin, each presented with fresh white bed linen and served by a gleaming bathroom with bath and walk-in shower.

After a day on the beach, look forward to unwinding in the sitting room, offering ample comfortable seating and Smart TV, so you can catch up on your favourite shows.

Behind rests a dining table whereby home-cooked meals can be enjoyed, prepared in the amply equipped kitchen, hosting all you could need for a short break - even including a washing machine so you won’t have to pack your whole wardrobe!

Take the evening outside to the enclosed garden; perhaps the sound of alfresco dining is on the cards, or simply kicking back on the loungers and catching the last of the sunshine?

Southport is a bustling seaside resort, filled with plenty to see and do; hop on your bike and adventure the Cheshire lines cycle route, pack up a bucket and spade and head for the nearby beach, where there is a long expanse of sand and the dunes, backing onto the Marshside RSPB nature reserve which is home to a wealth of interesting species, or follow along the Queens Jubilee Nature Trail where the oldest of the dunes are now covered in willow and shrub and are home to different orchids and wildlife.

Southport is also nearby a range of golf courses and is home to some historic attractions, including Southport Pier which is the oldest iron pier in the country, along with Southport Pleasureland and Silcock's Funland where you can ride a range of mini rollercoasters and enjoy funfair attractions.

Take in some culture at The Atkinson, a multi-art form venue offering an exciting and varies destination for families, or catch a live show at the Southport Little Theatre, showcasing live productions throughout the year, or for a more energetic day out, take a trial lesson at the gliding centre.

The thriving city of Liverpool is nearby, where you can marvel at the Anthony Gormleys statues at Crosby beach, go crazy at the ample shops in the Liverpool One shopping centre, get in touch with your musical side at The Beatles Museum, and enjoy the historical beauty of Albert Dock with it's museums and maritime centre.

Southport has a train station which offers easy access to the Lake District National Park with the Forest of Bowland which makes for a great day out walking, and also North Wales and Anglesey which is well worth the visit.

For a seaside getaway to remember, look no further than 7 Spring Close!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

SOUTHPORT

Ainsdale 4 miles; Ormskirk 8 miles; Formby 8.5 miles.

Southport, along with its neighbour Ainsdale, lies on the coastline where the Irish Sea meets North West England. The town was founded in 1792 when an innkeeper, William Sutton, built a bathing house at what is now the south end of Lord Street, the main road running through the town. The town was small and not very widely populated until the turn of 19th century, when it became popular with tourists due to the easy access it provided to Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It quickly expanded and now boasts the second longest pleasure pier in the British Isles, the Southport Pier Tramway and Lord Street, an elegant, tree-lined shopping destination. From Birkdale to Woodvale, sand dunes stretch along the coastline and in Ainsdale in particular, the dunes have now been listed as a National Nature Reserve and a designated Ramsar site. The coastline stretches for 22 miles, with plenty of beaches to be discovered, making this classic seaside resort the perfect place to relax and unwind. There are scenic parks and gardens to explore, fabulous shopping opportunities, an exciting nightlife, as well as a mouth-watering array of restaurants and traditional seaside amusements. Stroll down the UK’s oldest iron pier and try the old penny slot machines in the Pavilion, or ride traditional carousels at Silcock’s Funland. Family attractions include Splash World, Martin Mere and Farmer Ted’s, while The Atkinson, an £18 million arts venue, is set in a Grade II listed building hosting a variety of visual and performing arts events. Southport’s extensive events programme includes the World Musical Fireworks Championships, the Southport Food and Drink Festival, Southport Air Show, Southport Flower Show and the Southport Jazz Festival. It is part of England’s Golf Coast and is home to seven championship courses, including Royal Birkdale, which hosted The Open Championship in 2008. In a great spot for a beach break, there really is something for everyone!

Region Information

Please note: This property is not able to take Care home bookings.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas