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Southport Coach House

Southport, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 23051)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr Wardrope
    October 2017
    “Excellent accommodation at a very ...”
    Excellent accommodation at a very good price. Owner very organised and nothing too much trouble. Would book again
    Excellent accommodation at a very good price. Owner very organised and nothing too much trouble. Would book again

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A detached former coaching house in the popular Victorian seaside town of Southport, Lancashire.

Dating back to 1890, this Victorian property has been lovingly restored to provide perfect family accommodation for visitors of this vibrant area.

Set over two floors, the house includes a generously-sized ground floor bedroom which includes a double and single bed, and a twin room on the first floor.

Upstairs the main living space is a fantastic space to enjoy time with loved ones as the large room includes a pool table and a comfortable lounging area.

The floor is complete with a family bathroom which includes a TV to watch while soaking away life's troubles in the tub.

The ground floor also features a well-equipped kitchen with dining area and with original features on display.

Outside you will find a large, private garden, perfect for alfresco dining or enjoying a drink, relaxing and taking in the sea air.

Southport has attracted visitors for generations, and the house isn't far from its many attractions, including the pleasure pier, bustling sea front and championship golf course.

Within a quarter of an hours walk you will find Lord Street, the main shopping street, full of fantastic eateries and shops, and superb architecture claimed to have been an inspiration for the tree-lined boulevards of Paris.

For a day out in the city, why not take the short train journey to Liverpool and take in the sights and sounds, while visiting the many attractions of the city centre with its abundance of museums, shops and restaurants?

Slightly further afield, the Roman city of Chester is not to be missed, with its enchanting cobbled streets and Roman walls.

For those looking for a more relaxed day out, Southport has many beautiful parks and coastal walks to enjoy as well as being close to the Ribble Estuary Nature Reserve.

A wonderful holiday base for that seaside break, any time of year!

Accommodation

Over two floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x ground floor family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. First floor sitting room.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, combi microwave oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, Nintendo Wii, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • 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
  • Private lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: Spiral staircase for access to first floor, care should be taken
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Note: Check-in 4pm, check-out 10am.

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

Note: No stag/hen or similar.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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