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Riverside Cottage

Duddon Valley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1077673)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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Seathwaite Cottages

Settled in the rural village of Seathwaite, near Broughton-In-Furness, and surrounded by lush countryside hills, rest this charming pair of stone-built holiday homes, Seathwaite Cottages. Each offering a rustic interior, beautifully-appointed with exposed beams and a toasty woodburning stove, along with an open-plan living space, providing an idyllic space for families, friends, and even their four-legged companions to socialize, Seathwaite Cottages make the perfect base for a much-needed countryside escape. Each of these lovely properties benefits from a private rear garden/courtyard, where guests can truly take-in the rolling hills of their peaceful surroundings. Seathwaite Cottages are a great base for exploring the delights of Cumbria, with a plethora of winding country lanes for two-wheeled adventures along with endless peaks for challenging hikes. Just 6 miles away is the unspoilt town of Broughton-In-Furness, home to a cobbled square decorated in Georgian architecture, home to a cluster of shops and eateries. Broughton-In-Furness is excellently located for rambling Duddon Valley, which is renowned as 'a Jewel in the Crown of Cumbria'. Visit the cascading water fall of Stanley Ghyll Waterfall and discover the remains of Hardknott Roman Fort. Trail around the Tarn Hows for deep conifer woods and a peaceful lake. For a memorable escape to the Cumbrian countryside, choose Seathwaite Cottages.

The property

Duddon Valley 6.6 miles.

Tucked away in the peaceful hamlet of Seathwaite near Duddon Valley, amongst the rolling countryside of the Lake District National Park, rests this delightful white-washed holiday home, Riverside Cottage.

Nestled within a rural setting and framing spectacular, unspoilt views across the surrounding fells, Riverside Cottage is an excellent home-from-home for a small family or group of friends looking for an adventure.

Park up in your off-road parking space and admire your tranquil surroundings before unloading your bags and heading through the stone-built porchway to begin your memorable staycation.

Kick off your shoes as you enter into the homely open-plan living space, traditionally decorated with exposed wooden beams, original stone flooring and a warming woodburning stove, offering a truly snug spot to settle down and curl up on the sofa following an action-packed day.

Moving through the property, discover the well-equipped galley-style kitchen, providing all of the essentials to help any budding chef prepare a range of tasty treats to be enjoyed at the dining table.

In the warmer months, throw open the patio doors and venture outside to make the most of the spectacular scenery surrounding this charming abode, where far-reaching views of the rolling fells and glorious countryside make for an idyllic spot to enjoy an evening tipple.

As the evening grows darker, why not retreat indoors and enjoy a relaxing soak in the exquisite bathroom, fit with an elegant roll-top bath, or for a cleansing end to the day make use of the separate shower room with walk-in shower cubicle which can be found on the second floor.

When sleep calls, you're spoilt for choice between two well-presented bedrooms, comprising of a king size and a twin (or super king on request), also additional pullout childs bed available on request (in twin room) each well-presented with wooden furnishings alongside an eye-catching feature fireplace, beautifully maintaining the properties traditional charm.

Explore your local surroundings where you will find the welcoming Newfiled Inn right on your doorstep, where you can treat your guests to a delicious pub meal or sample the local ales, ideal for those evenings where you fancy a night off from the kitchen.

Take the short drive over to Broughton-in-Furness, where you will have easy access to the scenic Duddon Valley, often known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Cumbria’, as well as a fantastic pub and café to refuel at after your excursions.

Outdoor enthusiasts will delight at the close proximity to Coniston Water, where you can take to the waters on a National Trust Steam Yacht Gondola, kayak, paddleboard or spend a fun-filled day at the Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre in Ulverston.

For keen walkers, there is an excellent selection of walking and hiking trails on offer, including the Dow Crag, the Hardknott Pass and for those feeling adventurous, the mountain peak of Old Man of Conistion which provides incomparable views over the lakes and rolling countryside.

The literary fans in your party will not want to miss the opportunity to visit Grasmere, where you can visit the former home of renowned poet, William Wordsworth, indulge in sweet treats at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop housed in a 17th-century school or enjoy leisurely walks along the River Rothay.

However, you choose to spend your time in Cumbria, be sure to choose Riverside Cottage as your base.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1077656, together sleeping up to 8 plus a child.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x second-floor King Size, 1 x second-floor twin (can be made as super-king on request), also additional pullout childs bed available on request (in twin room)
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven & hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Smart TV, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel, power and a starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking for 1 car and further parking available 25 metres away
  • Rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Cot & High Chair available
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6 miles, pub 1 mile (sells basic groceries).

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About the location

DUDDON VALLEY

Broughton-in-Furness 2.3 miles; Millom 7.3 miles

Duddon Valley is an unspoilt region in Cumbria resting within Broughton-in-Furness. This breath-taking region is known as 'A Jewel in the Crown of Cumbria' with its rolling countryside hills, cascading fells, riverbanks and deep forests; an ideal location for avid walkers and birdwatchers. Attractions include Scafell Pike Mountain for a hike, Swinside Stone Circle; a mysterious site steeped in history, as well as the Hard Knott Pass. For dining there is Blacksmiths Arm, The Black Cock Inn and the Old Kings Head. Visit the charming town of Broughton-in-Furness for Georgian architecture and a cobbled square with a cluster of shops to browse through. You will also find rustic pubs serving home-cooked meals to fuel your excursions. Settled close to the Duddon River Estuary is the historical village of Millom, here you can marvel at Victorian buildings, unravel the past at the Folk Museum, where you can learn about Normal Nicholson. Also worth a visit is the 14th century remains of Millom Castle.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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