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Burlington Cottage

Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1053204)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Cook

    “The accommodation was extremely clean and was in a great location.”

    Ulverston centre was a short walk and the property was well placed for access to lots of other great places to visit. ...

    Ulverston centre was a short walk and the property was well placed for access to lots of other great places to visit. The shared garden was a bit of an issue for us. There was no outdoor seating as pictured which was a shame with the weather being so nice. However with others using the garden, hanging their washing out and dogs in the garden area (which wasn’t very big) didn’t really feel comfortable sat there. There was also dog faeces on the grass. We managed to park but it would be a struggle if you had a large vehicle. The cottage also faced the main road. The main bedroom was at the front so there was a bit of traffic noise. But, some nice features in the property, very comfy and large bed, smart tv and location was great.

    - Mrs Cook, April 2021

    Thank you for your feedback. Garden furniture is stored in the shed in the garden. This is explained in the property information brochure along with the code for the padlock. Apologies about our neighbours washing but it is a shared garden as explained in the Sykes listing so there is not much we can do about it. I have spoken to the owner of the dog about the faeces in the garden and he tells me he is moving house at the end of the month so there will be no further problem. Sorry to hear that you were bothered by some road noise in the bedroom. We have instructed a contractor to visit this week to measure up for secondary glazing to remove any future road noise problem. Parking outside properties in Ulverston is virtually impossible. We do provide off road parking outside the property but you are right it could be a struggle if guests have a large car. However, parking is available within a 2-3 minute walk of the property. - Sykes owner relations

The property

Sitting at the centre of the quaint market town of Ulverston is this pretty, whitewashed abode, Burlington Cottage.

Sitting on a peaceful street just a short stroll from the centre of the action, this property makes a wonderful holiday home for a couple or family of four looking to escape to the countryside of Cumbria.

Enter through the front door and into the sitting area of the open-plan living space, a pleasing electric fire inviting you to snuggle up on the ample seating arrangement and flick on the Smart TV for a relaxing evening with your loved ones.

Moving to the rear of this contemporary-styled room you can find the amply-equipped kitchen, hosting plenty of preparation space, a good range of appliances and utensils and a lovely dining table where the whole group can gather to enjoy a home-cooked meal, this room boasts a wonderful social aspect for your family escape.

Also on the ground floor rests a convenient bathroom, perfectly placed to enjoy a relaxing soak in the tub after a day of rambling in the Lake District National Park, while up the stairs you can also find a cloakroom, offering plenty of space for everyone to get read each morning.

Also on the first floor rest the two bedrooms, a super-king-size and a twin with two 2'6" single beds, providing a lovely layout for families of four, both rooms offering crisp white linens to snuggle up under each evening and ample storage space for your personal belongings too!

Be sure to make the most of the coffee machine each morning by taking a cup out to the rear shared garden, a real sun trap to begin each day in an idyllic setting before heading out on your adventures.

A car is not a requirement at the Burlington Cottage due to closeness of all facilities, train and bus links to the lakes, Cartmel races and the west coast.

The market town of Ulverston offers all you could need in terms of amenities, its main cobbled street centre boasting a selection of quaint cafés, independent shops and a good selection of eateries to take your pick from, as well as the town being renowned for its festivals throughout the year, including walking, flags, art, music and even the Dickensian Christmas festival, there's something here for every taste.

Explore the deepest, widest and shortest canal within the town, or enjoy a leisurely stroll to make the most of the views of the Lake District and beautiful Morecambe Bay.

Morecambe Bay is well-worth visiting for its impressive dog-friendly beach, stunning sunsets and most of all its wide range of leisure facilities including all of sailing, powered paragliding, parachuting, windsurfing, mountain biking, horse riding, and kitesurfing, providing a fun-filled day for the adventure seeker, the South Lakes Safari Zoo is a 10 minute drive from the property.

Venture into the Lake District National Park to be met by the imposing summit of Scafell Pike, the remarkable Wastwater lake and plenty of outdoor adventure, or enjoy a relaxing day in Barrow-in-Furness with its enticing The Dock Museum, waterside restaurants and charming atmosphere making it a town you'll be sure to want to return to whilst holidaying at the wonderful holiday home that is Burlington Cottage, the perfect base at any time of the year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x twin with two 2'6" single beds
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Baby friendly, travel cot and highchair available on request, stair gate and latches for cupboards
  • Off-road parking on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Shared rear lawn and patio with seating area and secure bike storage
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop and pub within 0.2 miles

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About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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