Duddon View

Seathwaite near Duddon Valley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1077656)

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Seathwaite Cottages

Settled in the rural village of Seathwaite, near Broughton-In-Furness, and surrounded by lush countryside hills, rest this charming pair of stone-built holiday homes, Seathwaite Cottages. Each offering a rustic interior, beautifully-appointed with exposed beams and a toasty woodburning stove, along with an open-plan living space, providing an idyllic space for families, friends, and even their four-legged companions to socialize, Seathwaite Cottages make the perfect base for a much-needed countryside escape. Each of these lovely properties benefits from a private rear garden/courtyard, where guests can truly take-in the rolling hills of their peaceful surroundings. Seathwaite Cottages are a great base for exploring the delights of Cumbria, with a plethora of winding country lanes for two-wheeled adventures along with endless peaks for challenging hikes. Just 6 miles away is the unspoilt town of Broughton-In-Furness, home to a cobbled square decorated in Georgian architecture, home to a cluster of shops and eateries. Broughton-In-Furness is excellently located for rambling Duddon Valley, which is renowned as 'a Jewel in the Crown of Cumbria'. Visit the cascading water fall of Stanley Ghyll Waterfall and discover the remains of Hardknott Roman Fort. Trail around the Tarn Hows for deep conifer woods and a peaceful lake. For a memorable escape to the Cumbrian countryside, choose Seathwaite Cottages.

The property

Broughton-In-Furness 6.3 miles.

Duddon View, a semi-detached cottage in Seathwaite near Broughton-In-Furness, is nestled in the rolling countryside.

Bring your friends and family for a rural vacation to this stone-fronted cottage, which is pet-friendly and offers fantastic walks.

Park outdoors in the private parking areas, which makes unloading your car a breeze, and take in the expansive views.

Inside, you'll find an open-concept living area with exposed beams and a crackling woodburning stove for a rustic feel.

Relax on the plush sofas while sipping a drink of wine and watching your favourite shows on the TV.

Locate the kitchen area, where the appointed chef can make use of the electric oven and hob, and the family can enjoy a meal at the the dining table together.

There is a dishwasher to help with cleanup, as well as a convenient utility room with a washing machine, so you won't have to bring your entire wardrobe!

Why not take your chats outside to the back garden on nice days, where you can take in the mountainous views and enjoy an alfresco meal.

As the sky darkens, retreat to the warmth of the cottage and climb to the first floor, where you may select between a king-size or twin bedroom, both with en-suite shower rooms for a refreshing rinse.

Take your loved ones to Duddon View for a relaxing getaway.

A short drive to Broughton in Furness will bring you to a welcoming pub and cafe where you can refuel before heading to The Kepplewray Centre for a variety of activities, such as ghyll scrambling and paddle boarding.

The Duddon Mosses National Nature Reserve and River Duddon are great places to go for a stroll if you'd prefer to take in the scenery and see the local fauna.

Explore the ruins of Duddon Furnace, one of Britain's most impressive charcoal-fired blast furnaces, as you cross over the Duddon Bridge on your way to Duddon Castle.

Head to Millom's beautiful beach for an afternoon of reading by the water or exploring the waters on your paddleboard or beachcombing the shores.

Check out Coniston Water, where you can ride a National Trust Steam Yacht Gondola and soak up some local history at the Ruskin Museum.

Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth's former home, Ambleside, with its magnificent Stock Ghyll Force, and Windermere, with its famous lake, are all within easy reach.

If you want to create memories that you will cherish for a lifetime, secure your stay at Duddon View. Note: This property can be booked with Ref 1077673, together sleeping up to 8 and a child.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/ freezer, washer and dishwasher
  • TV, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no high chair or travel cot available
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6 miles, pub 1 mile (sells basic groceries).

About the location

DUDDON VALLEY

Broughton-in-Furness 2.3 miles; Millom 7.3 miles

Duddon Valley is an unspoilt region in Cumbria resting within Broughton-in-Furness. This breath-taking region is known as 'A Jewel in the Crown of Cumbria' with its rolling countryside hills, cascading fells, riverbanks and deep forests; an ideal location for avid walkers and birdwatchers. Attractions include Scafell Pike Mountain for a hike, Swinside Stone Circle; a mysterious site steeped in history, as well as the Hard Knott Pass. For dining there is Blacksmiths Arm, The Black Cock Inn and the Old Kings Head. Visit the charming town of Broughton-in-Furness for Georgian architecture and a cobbled square with a cluster of shops to browse through. You will also find rustic pubs serving home-cooked meals to fuel your excursions. Settled close to the Duddon River Estuary is the historical village of Millom, here you can marvel at Victorian buildings, unravel the past at the Folk Museum, where you can learn about Normal Nicholson. Also worth a visit is the 14th century remains of Millom Castle.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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