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Summer Hill 1

Spark Bridge near Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 916204)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Four-poster Bed Four poster bed
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • All ground floor
  • One four poster king-size double bedroom
  • Bathroom with double-ended bath, separate rainfall shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, integrated microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Blu-ray, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio with furniture approx
  • 50 yards from apartment, plus use of five acres of shared grounds with water feature
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Sorry, no children including babes-in-arms
  • Note: Low water feature in grounds.

The property

Spark Bridge 1 mile.

This immaculate, ground floor apartment is set in Summer Hill House, a Grade II listed building, within quiet and tranquil surroundings, one mile from the village of Spark Bridge, four miles from the tip of Coniston Water and five miles from the colourful town of Ulverston.

Set within five acres of lovely grounds, this fabulous apartment boasts superb accommodation for a couple wishing to explore the Lake District in style.

Inside this quality apartment is a designer kitchen with breakfast bar, and a luxury bathroom with underfloor heating and a double-ended bath; perfect for a relaxing soak after a day exploring this inspiring area.

In contrast the spacious sitting room boasts beautiful Georgian features and completing the accommodation is an outstanding master bedroom with superb four poster king-size double bed.

The bedroom also features exposed stonework and beams and retains what was the original kitchen fireplace for the house.

Outside this elegant holiday home are five acres of grounds to explore and nestled in a secluded corner is an exquisite private patio area that’s an ideal place for enjoying a relaxing drink or afternoon tea, whilst admiring the tranquil surroundings and local wildlife, which include squirrels and a host of birds.

Why not walk over to Crake Valley or discover the eastern, quieter part of Coniston Water, with its host of small bays?

Less than 10 minutes’ drive away is Lakeside, at the tip of Lake Windermere where you can leave the car behind and head up to Bowness or Ambleside on the lake steamer.

Cartmel, famous for its ancient priory, race course, award-winning restaurants and famous sticky toffee pudding, is just 11 miles away.

Cartmel also has some excellent pubs, and with a stream running through the quaint village, it really is a perfect place to spend an idyllic afternoon.

Return at the end of the day to this luxury apartment to freshen up before heading out to enjoy one of the local pubs, including the Farmers Arms and Royal Oak at Spark Bridge.

This superb country house apartment makes a splendid base for exploring this beautiful part of Cumbria and provides an excellent romantic getaway at any time of the year.


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25 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Penny

    “The property was fitted out to the highest standard.”

    The bed was so comfy that we did not want to go home . Very handy location away from the more crowded areas of the lakes

    The bed was so comfy that we did not want to go home . Very handy location away from the more crowded areas of the lakes

    - Mrs Penny, October 2020

    That you for staying at Summer Hill 1 and providing full marks, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We regularly receive top scores from guests, unfortunately if no comments are given they go unpublished so we are grateful you have provided them, and hope to see you soon. - Sykes owner relations

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About the location


Ulverston 5 miles; Coniston 10 miles.

The small village of Spark Bridge is a couple of miles away from the village of Greenodd, which has a selection of shops next to th River Crake, 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 and various 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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas