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Great Urswick near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 918749)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Pickering

    “Lovely owners, lovely house.”

    We settled in very quickly and enjoyed every minute of our holiday!

    We settled in very quickly and enjoyed every minute of our holiday!


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A superb, semi-detached barn conversion bursting with character, located in the quaint village of Great Urswick, close to the colourful market town of Ulverston and less than half an hour’s drive from Coniston Water in the Lake District.

With its beams and feature stone walls, Woodlands radiates traditional charm and has a first floor sitting room offering lovely views across the village tarn, a delightful farmhouse kitchen with dining area and open fire, a conservatory overlooking the private garden, three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

There are superb walks from the doorstep around the village’s tranquil tarn, which has lots of local wild fowl to observe, and with two excellent pubs close by, this cosy cottage is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday.

Within a few miles are Bardsea and Baycliff on the coast, and to the north, the beautiful Lake District National Park has a wide variety of landscapes to explore either on foot or by bicycle.

The market town of Ulverston has some lovely restaurants, together with the Coronation Hall, which comes with a colourful calendar of events.

The South Lakes Safari Zoo is just three miles away and will delight little ones, whilst everyone will enjoy the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, which steams to Lakeside from where you can embark on a ferry trip to Bowness or Ambleside.

This delightful cottage will be waiting for you at the end of each day to welcome your return, a lovely Lake District retreat.


Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and open fire. First floor sitting room. Conservatory (seats 4).


  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with FreeSat and one with Freeview), WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops 3.5 miles, pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Due to low beams in the property, care should be taken.

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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