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Puddle Duck Cottage

Spark Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972436)

  • Puddle Duck Cottage - (Ref. 972436)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Sweeny

    “We had a lovely stay at Puddle Duck cottage.”

    It was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. A lot of the basic essential items were already there too, such as toilet paper, washing up liquid etc, which was a great help. It’s a great place for an action packed holiday. Would definitely recommend it!

    It was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. A lot of the basic essential items were already there too, such as toilet paper, washing up liquid etc, which was a great help. It’s a great place for an action packed holiday. Would definitely recommend it!

The property

This contemporary property is situated in a row of stone built cottages in the Cumbrian mill village of Spark Bridge. Set over three floors, Puddle Duck Cottage has been lovingly furnished to a very high standard, making it an ideal base for a family looking to explore the South Lake area of the Lake District. On the ground floor, an open plan sitting and dining area.

Warm yourself by the wood burner in front of the Freeview TV or alternatively enjoy a meal at the grand dining table while looking out to the garden beyond.

The stunning kitchen is a particular joy and you will find a full range of equipment to satisfy your culinary skills and can reward yourself afterwards with a Nespresso.

Head up to the first floor for the master bedroom, a double with delightful fell views, while an additional climb to the second floor finds another two twin rooms with equally appealing views. To the rear of the cottage, a lawned garden and a decking area with further fell views to admire from the garden furniture after an exciting day’s exploring. There is a pub within easy walk of the property if you don’t fancy cooking for yourself, and there are further amenities in other local villages such as Colton or Lowick Green. The delights of the South Lakes are easily accessible from Spark Bridge, with gentle cruises on Lakes Windermere or Coniston available, or more energetic activities can be found including cycling and hiking.

A journey south will take you to Ulverston, birthplace of Stan Laurel, and a drive further south finds the charms of Barrow-in-Furness. In a peaceful village of similar cottages, Puddle Duck Cottage is in an ideal spot to base a family holiday in the southern reaches of Cumbria and the Lake District.

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x second floor twins. First floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.


  • Oil central heating and log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso machine, washing machine, WiFi, Freeview TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking near to cottage
  • Garden with lawned area and furniture
  • Note: steps to garden furniture and lawn area
  • One well-behaved dog permitted
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Max 6 adults.

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About the location


Ulverston 5 miles; Coniston 10 miles.

The small village of Spark Bridge has two pubs, the Farmers Arms and Royal Oak, both offering good food. A couple of miles away is the village of Greenodd, which has a selection of shops and a pub, whilst just five miles away is the ancient market town of Ulverston. Ulverston is famous for its street markets and festivals, and boasts a wide range of shops, pubs and leisure facilities. It is also home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world. This is a great location for a walking holiday, and within driving distance are a number of attractions including, Grizedale, Coniston, Windermere, Hawkshead and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top, as well as the beautiful Furness Coast, with its golden beaches and good birdwatching opportunities. An ideal location for enjoying fantastic coastal and countryside pursuits.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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