Broughton-in-Furness 1.3 miles.
An immaculately presented semi-detached cottage at the tip of the Lake District National Park close to the market town of Broughton-in-Furness.
This glorious cottage is steeped in delightful period features, being situated in the beautiful area of the Lake District, making it a superb cottage to spend time with family and friends.
The modern kitchen still holds lots of period features such as, wooden beams and stone-flagged floor, as well as comfort from the old range fireplace.
The sitting room has window seats with a large stone fireplace, with a woodburner, and a wonderful old latch door leading to the other rooms in the cottage.
The staircase is truly majestic, being wider than average with a twist, as well as being framed by a large leaded window.
The bedrooms, one with TV, are all spacious and beautifully presented with period fireplaces adding to the character of the property.
Outside there are lawned areas surrounded by trees and woodland gardens to enjoy with plenty of birdsong, making you feel that you are at the edge of a forest.
An ideal place to enjoy an alfresco drink or barbecue.
Close by, Broughton-in-Furness with its market square and old stocks, has a wide array of shops, cafes and inns to frequent.
The village bakery sells speciality breads and cakes and has a cosy café serving delicious breakfasts.
This cottage is at the base of the Duddon Valley, which is one of the most beautiful and less travelled areas of the Lake District itself.
There are plenty of wonderful hiking paths in this area, which originate from ancient monk’s trails having been used for transporting wool in the past.
Just 20 minutes’ drive away is the village of Coniston which nestles under the Old Man of Coniston, part of the Furness Fells.
Here you can enjoy a day walking as well as enjoying plenty of music, beer and food.
A day trip to Ulverston is recommended, where you can visit the Laurel and Hardy Museum or even the South Lakes Safari Zoo.
To the north-west you can also visit Eskdale or take a trip to Wasdale, for some lovely scenery and beautiful views across the countryside.
This delightful cottage is an ideal base for exploring the diverse area of the Lake District National Park at any time of the year.
Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x king-size double with en-suite roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC), 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be 2' 6" twin on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.