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Clerk Beck Cottage

Great Urswick near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1038990)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The photos dont do it justice.”

    A lovely cottage and amazing garden. We had a brilliant weekend.

    A lovely cottage and amazing garden. We had a brilliant weekend.

    - Mrs Fowler, October 2021

The property

Ulverston 3.2 miles.

Clerk Beck Cottage is a captivating waterside property, found on historic grounds in the centre of Great Urswick.

The dwelling is close to the market town of Ulverston, just on the corner of the southern Lake District, perfect for a large family group looking to catch-up.

Enter towards a large garden which leads directly onto the Urswick Tarn, boasting opportunities for fishing, kayaking and lots of space, perfect for large gatherings of friends and family.

This enchanted cottage is built with five bedrooms, including a king-size boasting an en-suite shower room, and the rest of the king-size, two doubles and twin have access to a stylish family bathroom, other rooms include a chic kitchen which has a seating area, a separate sitting room with a woodburning stove, a family dining room, fun playroom and a relaxing conservatory.

The kids can challenge each other to board games in the playroom, before settling down for the evening in the homely living room to watch a family film.

Cook up a delicious home-cooked meal in the well-equipped kitchen, fitted with a large range cooker to feed your whole group, here you can also find access to the tranquil conservatory where you can read and enjoy a warm cup of tea as you admire the expansive grounds and Urswick Tarn.

Great Urswick is home to an award-winning rural pub where you can sample local beer and classic pub treats.

Not far is a children's adventure playground with farmyard animals that your little ones can pet.

A short bike-ride away is Cumbrian Cow Ice Cream, a mouth-watering delicacy which is very popular for tourists visiting the area.

A short drive away is the market town of Ulverston, where you can discover cobbled streets, independent shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants, there’s also a chance to experience a historic theatre at the Roxy Cinema.

Laurel & Hardy fans will love their dedicated museum, and other cultural attractions include the Hoad Monument, the Sir John Barrow Monument and Herbert's Cliff.

Discover the spectacular coastline of the Furness Peninsula, where you can spend a day at sandy beaches, nature reserves and take part in birdwatching.

The Lake District National Park is close by, with the crystal waters of Windermere to the snowy peaks of Scafell Pike, and an array of quaint villages throughout.

Clerk Beck Cottage is a fantastic base for a memorable Cumbrian holiday, great for families!


  • Five bedrooms, 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Playroom
  • Conservatory
  • Gas central heating and woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with 2 x electric ovens, grill and 5 x gas hob rings, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, selection of books, DVDs, games, and WiFi
  • Fu Fuel, power and starter pack included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private lawned gardens and patio with furniture and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Garden is not enclosed, children must be supervised at all times due to open water
  • Note: Mobile reception in house is limited
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Please note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200
  • Note: If using the Tarn for either fishing or boating/kayaking then licenses must be purchased from the Local Parish Council by telephone or at the pub across the road at a cost of £5 per person per day.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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.

Region Information

Please note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter