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Cross Yeat

Seathwaite, Duddon Valley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 930606)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Dr Bland

    “Cross Yeat is a beautifully located property high on a hillside adjacent to the owners farm, looking across the Duddon valley.”


    The Cottage is comfortable and well equipped, with all the usual bits and bobs, including a high chair and travel cot. There is a level lawn at the front with outside eating facilities. Ann, the owner, is attentive to detail, helpful when needed but otherwise is discrete and will give you peace and quiet, which is what Cross Yeat is all about. 5 minute drive to local post office with basic supplies (closed Tue), 10 minutes in 2 directions to good local pubs with good food (especially Blacksmiths Arms at Broughton Mills) and 20 minutes to more shops in Broughton in Furness. Lovely walking from the door or easy to access Coniston or Eskdale if need be. Ideal for a peaceful retreat.


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Broughton-in-Furness 4 miles.

This pretty detached stone cottage with views across the Duddon Valley, is situated on a working dairy and sheep farm, just four miles from Broughton-in-Furness and two miles from Seathwaite in Dunnerdale.

This welcoming cottage is positioned in a quiet location surrounded by some of the most magical scenery in the whole of the Lake District National Park.

Inside this cosy cottage, there is a sitting room with woodburning stove and simply stunning views, together with a kitchen with dining area, a bathroom, and two bedrooms.

Outside, there is a walled garden planted with pretty flowers, a perfect place to enjoy the tranquillity of this peaceful location.

This really is a perfect cottage for a relaxing break in a landscape that changes at every glance.

Being in such an idyllic location with endless fells and mountains to discover, this is a wonderful place for walking.

The pretty hamlet of Seathwaite, just 2 miles away, has a traditional inn serving delicious, wholesome food and a very pretty church.

The River Duddon winds further up the valley passing Birks Bridge down to Cockley Beck, in the shadows of Harter Fell and is perfect for fishing.

This special location, rich in so much nature, will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed whenever you stay.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. External utility in garage.


  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD WiFi
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove 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 in garage
  • Front enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.5 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: The garden has dry stone walls, children to be supervised
  • Note: Very limited mobile reception
  • Note: Fishing available on River Duddon, guests must hold National Rod licence, provide own rods and equipment, and obtain a local licence at a fee
  • Note: WiFi is limited
  • Note: Property is on a private water supply
  • Note: TV reception can be intermittent due to the location of this property.

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About the location


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

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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