“Very pretty cottage”We stayed for a week in September and enjoyed ourselves, its a very nice little cottage well equipped with all we needed and we were welcomed with fresh eggs and a fruit pie. We would have no hesitation recommending it.We stayed for a week in September and enjoyed ourselves, its a very nice little cottage well equipped with all we needed and we were welcomed with fresh eggs and a fruit pie. We would have no hesitation recommending it.
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
A perfect English country cottage, located in the pretty village of Great Urswick, complete with pubs and a small lake close to the bustling market town of Ulverston in the beautiful Lake District.
Immaculately-presented to enhance the charm and character with oak beams and a cosy woodburning stove, this Great Urswick cottage offers tastefully-decorated accommodation for a couple or family who wish to explore this delightful Lake District location.
At this cottage near Ulverston, you will find an enchanting sitting room with oak beams and a woodburning stove, the dining room provides an additional seating area to unwind and relax in and a well-equipped galley-style kitchen, which has a door leading out to an enclosed patio.
Presented to a high standard throughout, this Lake District cottage has an elegant main bedroom and a spacious twin bedroom both with views across the village to the tarn, as well as a superb family bathroom, and outside is a pretty, enclosed patio with outside storage.
Located in the heart of the village there is a host of lovely walks from the door of this Lake District cottage around the tarn, with most passing the delightful village pub, an ideal opportunity to enjoy a snack or a refreshing drink.
The colourful town of Ulverston is less than 10 minutes’ drive away and has an interesting calendar of events, including a flag festival and a lantern procession.
It also has the excellent Coronation Hall, which provides an interesting variety of plays, concerts and events to enjoy.
The beautiful Morecambe Bay is also less than five minutes’ drive away and the areas around Bardsea and Baycliff are a haven bursting with wildlife and fauna.
This excellent Great Urswick cottage has something for everyone, whether you are looking for a romantic break or a family holiday at any time of the year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburning stove. External utility.
- Gas central heating with woodburning stove
- Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, DAB radio, WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Travel cot and highchair on request
- Roadside parking
- Lockable bike storage
- Patio with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 2 miles, pub 2 mins walk
- Note: There are steps leading from the sitting room to the dining room and from the kitchen to the outside area.
About the location
Ulverston 3 miles.
Great Urswick, with its two characterful pubs, including 16th century restaurant and 12th century church, is a hidden gem, a lovely village just three miles to the south of Ulverston. Great Urswick and its neighbour, Little Urswick, lie on opposite sides of the same tarn. The tarn is a wonderful wildlife habitat with a whole host of water birds occupying its sheltered corner. Birkrigg Stone Circle is one of several prehistoric settlement sites in the surrounding countryside. Locally, the start of the Haematite and Cumbrian Way footpaths can be found. Nearby Ulverston is an ancient market town, which still holds a street market every Thursday and Saturday, with facilities including a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants, a cinema and a leisure centre. All of the attractions of the Lake District National Park are easily reached, with the Furness Coast boasting sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Windermere and Coniston are also within easy reach, and nearby family attractions include the Haverthwaite and Lakeside Steam Railway, Muncaster Castle and the Aquarium of the Lakes.