The cottage is in South Lake District of Cumbria. The Lake District is now the first UK National Park to gain World Heritage Site Status. It is a character cottage which has been stylishly enhanced to provide guests with a range of modern conveniences whilst retaining some of the original 1880 features. There are views of the Leven Estuary. The cottage is good for couples, families and will suit the needs of business travellers as well. Access is via 15 steps. There is a secure cycle store.
The cottage has two double bedrooms with king size beds the beds can be split into two small singles if this is required. There is a modern shower room on the first floor alongside the first bedroom. The second bedroom is in the attic. Downstairs the open plan living area provides a fitted kitchen with a dining area and a lounge with a feature fire place and a wood burning stove. Gas, Electric and fuel for the stove is included in the price for the cottage. There is fast fibre internet connection and a Smart TV which gives guests access to the full range of catch up TV channels. Films are also available to guests who have an Amazon Prime or Netflix account.
Guests have sole use of the whole cottage including the lovely terraced garden with plenty of space to enjoy the elevated views across the Leven Estuary to Cartmel Fell. There is a sun terrace with patio dining furniture.
We personally meet and welcome guests to the cottage. We spend as much time as guests need, explaining how the cottage and the equipment works. We take time to advise guests about things to do in the area. We can be contacted by telephone at any time during your stay if more information is needed or problems need to be sorted
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Access to the cottage is via 15 steps. Inside the cottage the stairs to the upper floors are narrower and steeper than in a modern house. The second bedroom is located in the attic and has some low beams.
- In each bedroom the king sized bed can be divided to form 2 small single beds (2' 6")
We can provide travel cot, high chair, stair gate for attic bedroom and baby bath.
- Pets are welcomed by arrangement. Please note that the boundary wall to the garden is low and not secure for dogs. Sorry, no pets in bedrooms.
I am married to John, and have two grown up children, and two grandsons. I am an ex youth worker but I now work in retail for part of the week. I enjoy skiing and sing with Arnside Choral Society. I sometimes blow the dust off my bicycle and go for a short ride, but it is John who is the serious cyclist, although we do also own and ride a tandem.- there is nothing serious about that! - It is a foolish machine!
We feel fortunate that our working lives have brought us to Cumbria 27 years ago. It is a wonderful place to live and work, and the people are so friendly. We enjoy the slower pace of life that living here brings.