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Arnside, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1018593)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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The property

Enjoying a superb position at the southernmost tip of the Lake District and away from the bustling town of Arnside, is this delightful bungalow, Highcroft.

This home from home can be found on the fringes of a former fishing port and offers captivating views across the craggy limestone hills, ideal for a family seeking a tranquil base to explore this wonderful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

After an action-packed day, look forward to relaxing into your evening within the open-plan living room, where the dual aspect windows filter in natural light into the space and offers breath-taking views.

Make the most of the well-equipped kitchen and cater your own delicious evening meals for the whole family to enjoy at the dining table.

Moving through the space will bring you to an inviting sitting area, where you can sink into the plush seating arrangement or enjoy a further views with a cup of tea in hand.

As the evening draws to a close, retire to one of the bedrooms, comprising of two ground-floor doubles and a first-floor double with an en-suite shower and more of those sought-after views, each designed to offer a flexible sleeping arrangement.

Spend a moment or two outdoors, where sliding doors take you out onto a balcony where your morning coffee can be enjoyed whilst taking in the views across the Kent Estuary, to the Lake District hills beyond.

If you can tear yourself away from this retreat, venture into Arnside where a delightful selection of amenities awaits you, including pubs, eateries and cafés, catering to all needs.

To keep you busy whilst staying here, head to the Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve located near Morecambe Bay which promises a superb day out, as well as a magnitude of woodland walks for those feeling active.

Highcroft is an idyllic base for a refreshing holiday to this part of the Lake District.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x ground-floor doubles, 1 x double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, mini dishwasher, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Enclosed garden with gravelled terrace
  • Balcony off sitting room
  • Sorry no smoking
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Shop and pub within 1.8 miles

About the location


Kendal 10 miles; Windermere 17 miles.

Arnside is situated on the southernmost tip of the Lake District in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where low limestone hills, marshy plains and deciduous woodlands characterise the surrounding land. This former fishing port has retained many of the features from its past. The beautiful pier and port areas of the village offer stunning views across the Kent Estuary, as well as providing an enduring reminder of Arnside's illustrious history. To the south of the village are the 15th century Pele Towers, which were constructed to defend against the marauding Scots. The local surrounding area is a nature lover's paradise with stunning limestone pavements and wonderful woodland walks through countryside alive with rare plants, trees and wildlife. The internationally renowned Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve is also just one mile away. Guided walks across the Kent Estuary are available, showing the full splendour of the shore and surrounding area. Within easy touring distance are the Lake District and Lune Valley, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Off-season
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