The Shippon is an idyllic dwelling, hidden away within a traditional farmyard, near the village of Lowick.
This cosy cottage is set in a beautiful countryside location, perfect for a couple looking to getaway for a romantic break.
Upon entering the cottage, you are welcomed to an elegantly decorated open-plan living area, with modern furniture and stylish appliances.
In here you will find a luxury kitchen, which has a dishwasher, an electric oven and a halogen hob.
Following this is a dining space, perfect for enjoying home-cooked meals and a cosy sitting room, where you can relax on a futon sofa in front of the TV during a winter’s evening.
Completing the cottage is a double bedroom, boasting a simplistic and elegant interior design, ample storage and an en-suite, with a double walk-in shower, basin and WC.
The cottage is nestled within a fairly secluded area, meaning that the local pub is 1.5 miles away and the closest shop is 7.5 miles.
This area is ideal for walkers, with popular routes including the Old Man of Coniston, which is 3.7 mile walk where you will climb through old quarry workings and walk along Low Water, which is a perfect spot for a picnic.
Alternatively, you can take a boat trip on the Windermere lake, for a unique experience of exploring the surrounding mountain peaks, the charming villages and woodland areas.
For a spot of shopping, then the market town of Ulverston is nearby.
Here you will find a good selection of independent shops, local business, cafés and pubs to enjoy.
The Shippon is a delightful cottage, perfect for a romantic trip to explore the Lake District.
About the location
Ulverston 6.5 miles; Coniston 8 miles.
Lowick is a small village, nestled within the South Lakeland district of the English county of Cumbria. This charming village plays host to panoramic views of The Coniston Fells and Lowick Beacon, a community hall and the Red Lion pub. From here you will have access to superb walks and mountain biking, such routes include the Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam, and the woodland walk of Grizedale Forest. Further afield, is the Windermere Lake, which is surrounded by mountain peaks and a number of villages to explore. Whilst here, you can take a boat trip to explore the mountain scenery, secluded bays and wooded islands, whether it be a 45-minute trip or a 3-hour cruise. If you fancy some retail therapy, then a trip to Ulverston market town is a must, as you will find a good selection of independent shops, local businesses, cafes and pubs to enjoy, in addition to attractions including the only Laurel and Hardy Museum, Coronation Hall and the Ford Park. All-in-all Lowick is a delightful base, to explore the stunning area.