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Combe Cottage

Silecroft near Millom, Cumbria, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1052096)

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The property

Combe Cottage is a delightsome, end-terrace cottage resting in the quaint village of Silecroft near Millom, Cumbria.

Enjoying views of the towering mountain of Black Combe and easy access to a range of the Lake District National Park's sights, along with easy access to the coast; Combe Cottage is an idyllic setting for a family of four's getaway.

When arriving at the property, you will be pleased to find on-street parking, before making your way to the lovely abode.

Head inside to be welcomed by the pleasant sitting room, where many evenings can be enjoyed with the family around the electric fire, whether that be curled up with a book or enjoying a show on the TV with Freeview.

When you're feeling peckish, make your way to the back of the property to the kitchen, where you can rustle up homecooked meals with the handy appliances available, to be enjoyed next door in the dining room, whilst the electric fire warms your toes, pop any dishes in the dishwasher.

After dinner, head to the utility, the space hosts a washing machine, for added convenience.

As the day winds to a close, continue upstairs to find two lovely bedrooms to rest in, one of which is a double with views of the mountain and the other being a twin; the bedrooms also enjoy access to a nearby bathroom, where soothing soaks can be had amongst the bubbles.

On sunny days, catch the rays in the back patio whilst your furry friend stretches their legs.

Secure storage can also be found outside, which is ideal for beach equipment!

The property rests a stone's throw away from Silecroft's welcoming pub of The Miner's Arms, whilst also being within easy reach of the hiking trail up Black Combe, Silecroft Golf Club and Silecroft Beach; meaning you won't need to travel far to keep yourselves entertained!

Murthwaite Green Trekking Centre, a fantastic horse-riding school, can be found around the corner from the cottage and offers an array of horseback riding opportunities, including rides along Silecroft Beach; the centre additionally offers a place for horses to stay, if you'd like to bring your own along.

Venture a short way to Millom, a coastal town hosting a range of amenities in one setting, as well as access to the stunning RSPB area of Hodbarrow, the sands of Millom Beach and scenic walks along the estuary.

Why not spend some time in Haverigg, a place home to another gorgeous beach, a historic lighthouse, along with enjoying access to the exhilarating Haverigg Motocross Track?

With so many sights to see, including the heights of Scafell Pike and Helvellyn, the enchanting, wooded area of Grizedale, the waters of Coniston and Windermere, as well as the towns of Ulverston and Broughton-in-Furness, there is truly so much fun to be had here!

Whisk your loved ones away for a stay to remember, choose Combe Cottage.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with electric fire
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with two electric fires
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • On-street parking
  • Enclosed back patio with furntiure
  • Secure storage
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are steep stairs in the property that may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

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About the location


Broughton-in-Furness 7.4 miles; Ambleside 23.8 miles

This small coastal town on the southern edges of the Lake District National Park frames the northern shores of the estuary leading to the River Duddon. Millom Museum offers an insight to its past, with a reconstruction of a drift mine lending a nod to its iron and steel works. There is also a statue in the town centre, commemorating the iron industry, depicting 'The Scutcher' who stopped the iron ore tubs with and iron bar and his own strength. This town was also home to writer Norman Nicholson, who has a stained glass window in St. George's Church dedicated to his memory, while the strange 'fish' window in the Holy Trinity Church is also worth a visit. Discover the remains of Millom Castle and travel to nearby Haverigg, with its Blue Flag beach, a restored lighthouse and children's adventure play areas, for the ideal family day out. Also find the 7 tonne sculpture ‘Escape to Light’ positioned near to the Haverigg Inshore Rescue station, constructed by Josefina de Vasconcellos to pay tribute to the Inshore Rescue Teams in the UK. Other attractions in the region include the South Lakes Safari Zoo, Black Combe for walks with stunning views and Sandscale Haws, a National Nature Reserve with an outstanding dune habitat supporting a plethora of wildlife. Further afield are the delightful towns and villages of the Lakes District such as Grizedale, Ambleside and Windermere, not forgetting the abundant walking and cycling opportunities in the area. Enjoy an adventurous break in Cumbria.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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