Riverside Cottage

Duddon Valley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1077673)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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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

Riverside Cottage, a whitewashed cottage nestled in the rolling hills of the Lake District National Park, is located in Seathwaite, a quiet hamlet just outside Broughton-in-Furness.

If you're looking to get away from it all, Riverside Cottage is the perfect place for a small family or group of friends to call home during an escape to the Lakes.

Before unloading your luggage and making your way through the stone-built porchway, take a moment to admire your peaceful surroundings.

Admire the open-plan living area with exposed wooden beams, original stone flooring, and a wood-burning stove offers a truly cosy spot to relax after a busy day of sightseeing.

Find yourself in the galley-style kitchen, where any budding chef can whip up a variety of delectable dishes to be served at the dinner table.

During the summer months, open the patio doors and head outside to take in the breath-taking views of the rolling fells and glorious countryside that surround this charming home.

Make your way to the first-floor bathroom, which features a luxurious roll-top bath and a separate shower room can be found on the second floor with a spacious walk-in shower.

You can choose from a king size or a twin room (can be super king on request), also additional pullout childs bed available on request (in twin room), both of which feature wooden furnishings and an eye-catching feature fireplace, which perfectly preserves the property's traditional charm.

Check out the Newfiled Inn in your neighbourhood, where you can treat your guests to a delicious pub meal or sample the local brews for those nights when you'd rather be out of the kitchen than in it.

To get to the Duddon Valley, known as the 'Jewel in the Crown of Cumbria,' take a short drive to Broughton-in-Furness, where you'll find an excellent pub and cafe where you can refuel after your adventures.

Coniston Water is just a short drive away, where you can take a National Trust Steam Yacht Gondola, kayak, paddleboard, or spend a day at the Water Park Lakeland Adventure Centre in Ulverston.

There are numerous hiking and walking trails in the area, including the Dow Crag, the Hardknott Pass, and the Old Man of Conistion mountain peak, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and countryside.

In Grasmere, you can visit the former home of renowned poet William Wordsworth, indulge in sweet treats at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, or take leisurely walks along the River Rothay with your literary-minded friends.

Whatever your plans are for your time in Cumbria, make Riverside Cottage your home away from home.

Ref: 1077656 can be combined with this property to accommodate up to 8 plus a child.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x second-floor King Size, 1 x second-floor twin (can be made as super-king on request), also additional pullout childs bed available on request (in twin room)
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven & hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Smart TV, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel, power and a starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Designated parking for 1 car and further parking available 25 metres away
  • Rear garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Cot & High Chair available
  • 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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