This spacious, semi-detached cottage is located in the small hamlet of Silecroft, on the beautiful west coast of Cumbria, just eight miles from Broughton-in-Furness in the fabulous Lake District National Park.
This lovely Silecroft cottage has some charming features including beams, exposed stonework and a secluded garden, meaning that families or couples can enjoy a delightful holiday in this pretty, seaside location.
The woodburning stove in the sitting room at this cottage near Broughton-in-Furness is sure to be a favourite during chilly evenings, whilst also on the ground floor is a kitchen/diner and shower room, and on the first floor are two charming bedrooms and bathroom.
The village of Silecroft is on the West Coast branch line on which you can travel up the Cumbrian coast to Carlisle, from where you may wish to spend time on the Settle-Carlisle railway, which boasts some stunning views.
The village also has an excellent pub serving food on most days and horses from the local riding stable clip-clop past this Lake District cottage before venturing onto the beach.
The beach provides an ideal place for a bracing stroll and you may wish to walk to the summit of Black Combe Hill to appreciate the wonderful country and sea views.
This Silecroft cottage is a lovely base for a holiday at any time of the year, with excellent varied attractions, as well as the whole of the Lake District National Park, all within reach.
About the location
Millom 4 miles; Broughton-in-Furness 8 miles; Coniston 17 miles.
The small hamlet of Silecroft is situated on Cumbria’s west coast, within the Lake District National Park, less than five miles from the town of Millom and within driving distance of Broughton-in-Furness. The hamlet offers an excellent pub serving food and a riding stable, plus it’s set on the West Coast branch line, which travels up the Cumbrian coast to as far as Carlisle. Just a short walk away is a sand and shingle beach, plus Black Combe Hill is close by, where from the top wonderful views can be seen, and a links golf course is also within easy reach. Millom is close by and offers a number of shops and pubs, as well as a museum, which showcases the town’s history. Broughton-in-Furness, dating back to the 11th century has much to offer the visitor with a cobbled square, shops and pubs, and it’s also a great starting base from where walks and climbing can be enjoyed with opportunities to explore the Duddon Valley and other Lake District fells. Further afield, right into the heart of the Lake District National Park is the beautiful Coniston Water, and Windermere, Ambleside, as well as many other interesting places are just waiting to be discovered.