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Mossdale Cottage

Plumpton near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1021170)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x kingsize with Smart TVs, 1 x ground-floor King with sofa bed plus 1x smart tv and electric fire and Jack-and-Jill shower room
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sun room
  • Snug with sofa bed and 1 x smart tv
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 5 x Smart TVs, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed grounds with lawn, pond, a paddock and decking with seating
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.8 miles
  • Note: Property sleeps 6 but can accommodate 8 with sofa beds.Please note if the sofa beds are required please contact the Sykes Office

The property

Ulverston 2.3 miles.

Mossdale Cottage is a beautifully secluded house, encompassed by tranquil countryside and luscious fields.

This detached dwelling offers a remote getaway for a family looking to explore the Lake District National Park.

The property is accessed via scenic country tracks which start your holiday with a sense of quiet adventure, over to a sweeping driveway which looks out to an oasis of lawns, a pond and a babbling brook, as well as an accessible paddock beyond.

Step onto the front decking where you can relish in a peaceful morning coffee or dine alfresco in this idyllic setting before heading inside to the snug living/dining room, boasting rich character and a homely spot to cosy up in front of the woodburning stove, after a formal family meal on the dining table.

A few steps take you up to the kitchen/diner, fitted with a wealth of contemporary amenities for all your home-cooking, a casual dining table and access to the quaint sun room where guests can curl up with a good book and admire the views.

The ground floor also houses a kingsize bedroom which benefits from a futon sofa bed,Smart Tv with popular streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon an electric fire and Jack-and-Jill access to a sleek shower room, ideal for those with limited mobility.

The rest of the inviting bedrooms await on the first floor, comprising two kingsize bedrooms with their own Smart TVs and popular streaming services, a sumptuous family bathroom, and a quirky snug where the kids can spend time away from the adults in their own little den.

Soak up the scenery and enjoy a romantic stroll among the private grounds, saying hello to the friendly animals that you pass before sitting down for an afternoon picnic.

If you need to pick up essentials, the nearby town of Ulverston is home to a plethora of shops, a supermarket, several pubs and restaurants to keep you well fed.

The property sits in an ideal location to embark on an adventure out to the Lake District, where days out consist of leisurely rambles, hiking up tall peaks, challenging cycling routes, and awe-inspiring scenery to enjoy.

Local attractions include National Trust owned Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve, South Lakes Safari Zoo, Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre, Cartmel Fell, the Lakes Aquarium, and the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.

Alternatively, travel into the heart of the lakes and visit Kendal market town, Bowness-on-Windermere, the remains of Sizergh Castle , Ambleside Roman Fort, or try your luck climbing up Birkrigg Common, Scafell Pike, Black Fell, Swirl How, and the Mill Beck Abbey Walk.

Bring your family and friends to share a memorable stay in Mossdale Cottage.


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2 Customer Review(s)

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    “Location is absolutely amazing!”

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    - Mr Pushpatharan, June 2021

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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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