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Cockley Beck Cottage

Cockley Beck near Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 914891)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Review(s)

  • “Having had our holiday abroad cancelled due to Covid, we were looking for somewhere to holiday in the UK.”

    Our favourite place is the Lake District, so we were feeling extra lucky to find that Cockley Beck Cottage was available in August. This cottage is situated between the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes. WOW our journey brought us over the Wrynose Pass which is dramatic and spectacular (especially when the sun is shining). The Hardknott is just as amazing to ride too. ...

    Our favourite place is the Lake District, so we were feeling extra lucky to find that Cockley Beck Cottage was available in August. This cottage is situated between the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes. WOW our journey brought us over the Wrynose Pass which is dramatic and spectacular (especially when the sun is shining). The Hardknott is just as amazing to ride too. We were warmly welcomed by the owner, and the cottage was just as we had expected. It was big enough for us (a couple and our four legged friend). There is a comfortable living area with a wood burner, dining table and an open kitchen area with everything you need, including a washer and dishwasher. The bathroom has a shower over the bath, and an heated towel rail. The bedroom has a bed, wardrobe and dressing table in, and is comfortable. At the rear of the cottage is a lovely long secure garden which our dog loved. There is also a table and 2 chairs (which we sometimes used to sit out and have breakfast or dinner). The owners are friendly, helpful and on the day before our departure we asked to buy some of their free range eggs, which were freshly picked for us. We would highly recommend this lovely cottage, and would not hesitate in booking it again.

    - Mrs Forrest, August 2020

The property

Broughton-in-Furness 12 miles.

A cosy semi-detached cottage, attached to the owners’ farmhouse, in an isolated setting on a working livestock farm in Cockley Beck in the stunning Duddon Valley.

This perfect romantic cottage is situated in a truly away-from-it-all location, where nature really does meet you at the door; the Hardknott Pass is just outside the cottage, as is the River Duddon as it tumbles its way down the valley towards Seathwaite, in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Inside this cosy cottage is an open plan living area with a woodburning stove and superb views out to the surrounding fields and fells, together with a well-equipped kitchen, a bathroom and a double bedroom.

Outside there is an enclosed garden and patio, surrounded in every direction by beautiful scenery.

This really is a cottage where the air is pure and refreshing, the scenery breathtaking and the welcome warm.

Being in the shadows of Harter Fell, Crinkle Craggs and the Scafell massif, this wonderful location is perfect for the serious walker and mountaineer.

The tiny hamlet of Seathwaite is 4 miles down the valley where there is a lovely country inn serving delicious food, and the Hardknott Pass leads you over into Eskdale and Wasdale.

Whenever you visit this special location you will be amazed at the abundance of wildlife and the starry night skies, so pack everything you need for your stay, as once you arrive at this beautifully rural, remote cottage you will not wish to leave!

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent, additional fuel available to purchase from owner
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Bike storage
  • Orchard garden with lawned area, patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 8 miles, pub 4 miles
  • Stream 30 secs walk
  • Note: No infants or children
  • Note: No mobile phone reception
  • Note: Due to location, WiFi connection is variable and bandwidth very limited.

About the location

BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS

Millom 7.5 miles; Coniston 9 miles; Ulverston 9.5 miles.

Dating back to the 11th century, Broughton-in-Furness is situated in the south western corner of the Lake District and is just six miles from Coniston Water. There is much to please the visitor such as a pretty, cobbled square complete with a splendid horse chestnut tree, enclosed by shops, pubs and homes, many of them Georgian in origin. The village provides an ideal base for a walking or climbing holiday, with ample opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of the Duddon Valley and the quieter Lake District fells. Norman Nicholson, one of Britain's finest 20th century poets and William Wordsworth, both immortalised this area in their writing and poetry. The village was home to Branwell Bronte, brother of the Bronte sisters, for a short time. The Furness railway line runs from nearby Foxfield and makes for an ideal day out, travelling the west coast of Cumbria. Set amidst the charm of the Lake District and close to the sea, this attractive town makes an inspiring choice from which to further explore a magical heartland of silver lakes, lofty towering peaks and lonely, heather-clad moors.

Region Information

Note: No infants or children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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