This ground floor apartment in a courtyard of similar cottages is suitable for wheelchair users with wider doors and lower kitchen units. Located close to the Solway Coast the cottage is ideal for exploring the western Lakes and north Cumbria.
Croftlands Court is located four miles from the Victorian seaside town of Silloth with village green overlooking the Solway Firth, shops, restaurants, bars and award winning golf course. Within a short drive is the western Lake District with Buttermere, Crummock Water, Ennerdale and Wast Water, Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall and Scottish Borders are also within easy reach making this an ideal base from which to explore Cumbria.
Converted from a former 17th century coach house and stable block to four modern apartments and one cottage all retaining exposed stone walls and beams, they will appeal to families or couples looking for a base from which to explore the Lake District in an area of peace and tranquillity. The two ground floor apartments are suitable for guests in wheelchairs with wider doors and lower kitchen units. Located on the owners working farm guests can enjoy meeting the animals including the hens, ducks, rabbits and no farm is complete without a friendly dog and cat. The farm also has its own tea room and bakery where you can sample the home baked cakes.
All of the properties have oil fired under floor heating, shared use of the courtyard with seating and BBQ, large grass garden area with donkeys and hens, and bikes are available for guests use.
The Coach House is all on the ground floor, has oil fired under floor heating and comprises:
Dining/lounge with wood burning effect fire, TV, DVD player and CD/radio.
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and microwave.
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included.
Cot and highchair available.
Ample private parking.
Shared use of the patio area in the courtyard with BBQ and garden.
Over one floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower. Kitchen. Sitting room.
SILLOTH Maryport 12 miles; Carlisle 23 miles. The popular resort of Silloth in West Cumbria lies north of the Lake District on the shore of the Solway Firth. On the opposite shore lie the hills of Southern Galloway in Scotland and to the south Skiddaw and the Northern Fells can be seen. Silloth was renowned for its "invigorating air, temperate climate, airy streets, its promenade and beach". It has glorious sea and mountain views and the light and the sunsets are renowned. It was developed in the 1850s; the railway arrived in 1856, the docks were opened 3 years later. The Carr's biscuit factory flour mill opened in 1886. Silloth was for a time, one of the country’s premier seaside resorts. The town was laid out on a regular grid pattern and planned as a "health resort for the upper and middle classes". The streets running off the wide, tree lined, cobbled Criffel Street are all named after the rivers flowing into the Solway Firth. The 'Green', an ever present feature is 34 acres of open grassland and is communal space for all to enjoy. Silloth and Solway Golf Club, situated in the town is a championship course which is ranked No 1 by the National Club Golfer Magazine 2016 for both quality and value. There are superb walks, particularly along the coastline, west to Allonby and east to Grune Point. Birdwatching is ever present. Both the Lake District and the English Heritage site of Birdoswald Fort, Hadrian's Wall are an easy 40 minute drive away. With quiet country roads and the Cumbria Coastal Way this is an ideal location for cyclists and walkers.
This property offers the following short breaks: