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Horrace Farm Cottage

Pennington near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 921656)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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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 Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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60 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Rutter

    “I booked this cottage when my niece was to get married this September in Cumbria as a base for me to stay attend the wedding and have a holiday either side of the wedding weekend.”

    However, due to Covid 19the wedding was cancelled but as I still had the cottage booked and the time off work I thought I would still go ahead and have a well earned break with a friend and joined y my family for the middles weekend as planned . It was a well needed rest for us all in lovely country surroundings on a working farm. The family were lovely and so helpful during our stay even leaving us milk and freshly laid eggs for our arrival. All Covid 19 precautions were taken to make the ...

    However, due to Covid 19the wedding was cancelled but as I still had the cottage booked and the time off work I thought I would still go ahead and have a well earned break with a friend and joined y my family for the middles weekend as planned . It was a well needed rest for us all in lovely country surroundings on a working farm. The family were lovely and so helpful during our stay even leaving us milk and freshly laid eggs for our arrival. All Covid 19 precautions were taken to make the cottage clean and sanitised and to follow social distancing when we met the family. The views were stunning from the front and back of the cottage especially from the bigger bedroom where you could sit in bed and watch the sheep and cows on the field. A great place to access the south lake tourist areas as well the beach at St Bees on the east coast. Ulverston was a 2 mile drive or walk from the cottage where many places to eat were available to meet all needs as well as supermarkets, small shops and a daily market. The Laurel and Hardy museum was a good visit for a rainy day and a lovely canal walk takes you to where it meets the sea and back. Great value for money for a family stay in Cumbria.

    - Mrs Rutter, September 2020

The property

A lovely, semi-detached cottage, attached to the owner’s home, on a working livestock farm, situated in the hamlet of Pennington, three miles from Ulverston near The Cumbria Way.

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Cumbria, it is a great touring base from which to explore this lovely part of the country.

This traditional cottage has a well-equipped kitchen and dining area on the ground floor, with an open plan staircase leading up to a cosy sitting room with a woodburning stove, just the ticket for cooler evenings whilst planning the next day's adventure.

There are also two comfortable bedrooms on this floor, one double and one twin, together with a bathroom with a bath and separate shower.

Outside this lovely cottage is a patio where you can enjoy dining alfresco, or relax with a refreshing drink whilst discussing the day’s adventures.

The character town of Ulverston is a pleasant three-mile drive, with superb views across the estuary.

It plays host to many festivals throughout the year and one of its claims to fame is its connection with Stan Laurel, who was born here.

From the cottage there is a country road which meanders through to Coniston and is an absolute delight, affording breathtaking views towards the Coniston Fells, and passing through quaint Cumbrian villages with traditional pubs and attractive slate cottages.

As well as lovely local beaches, including Roan Head Beach, there is also a large nature reserve.

Another place to visit is Birkrigg Common, strewn with ancient remains and a fascinating place to walk and enjoy the beautiful countryside.

The Cumbria Way lies very close to the cottage so you can choose whether to walk into Ulverston or, for the intrepid walker, head towards Coniston.

A lovely cottage to be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Summary

  • Mostly first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Dishwasher, shared use of tumble dryer in external utility, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: There is an open plan staircase to first floor
  • Note: Cottage on working farm and dogs must be on a lead at all times.

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About the location

PENNINGTON

Ulverston 3 miles; Coniston 11 miles.

Pennington is a small hamlet with a scattering of dwellings, farms and country pubs, situated on the beautiful Lake District Peninsula, an area of tranquillity, gentle hills and unspoilt walking country. Locally, the start of the Haematite and Cumbrian Way footpaths can be located, and the twin pubs at Great Urswick Tarn are renowned locally for their fine ales and good food. Pennington's nearby neighbour, Ulverston, is an ancient market town that still holds a street market every Thursday and Saturday. Today, the town is well known as a “Festival Town”, with events throughout the year, and as the birthplace of Stan Laurel - it is now home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world! Facilities include a wide range of independent shops, pubs, restaurants, a cinema and a leisure centre. All of the attractions of the National Park are easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include Furness Abbey, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Conishead Priory, Holker Hall and Muncaster Castle.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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