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Puddle Duck Cottage

Spark Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972436)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Sweeny

    “We had a lovely stay at Puddle Duck cottage.”

    It was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. A lot of the basic essential items were already there too, such as toilet paper, washing up liquid etc, which was a great help. It’s a great place for an action packed holiday. Would definitely recommend it!

    It was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. A lot of the basic essential items were already there too, such as toilet paper, washing up liquid etc, which was a great help. It’s a great place for an action packed holiday. Would definitely recommend it!


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Puddle Duck Cottage is located close to Coniston Water and Windermere, ideally situated to explore the Southern Lake District.

The cosy multi fuel log burning stove is ideal for winter evenings the cottage also has a country garden with fell views perfect for al-fresco dining. Situated between Coniston Water and the coast is the hamlet of Spark Bridge, a cluster of traditional Lakeland cottages in a beautiful rural setting.

Spark Bridge is within 3 miles of Newby Bridge at the southern tip of Lake Windermere and 2 miles from Coniston Water.

It is an ideal location to visit the south and western Lakes.

Grizedale Forest can be seen in the distance where you can enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities.

Close by is Haverthwaite Steam Railway, Aquarium, and the villages of Windermere and Coniston.

Near Sawrey is only 20 minutes drive this is where Beatrix Potter wrote Jemima Puddle Duck. Puddle Duck Cottage is in a row of cottages which provides contemporary, family accommodation where you can enjoy cosy nights in front of the log burner or dine alfresco and take in the stunning views to the fells which can be admired from all aspects of the house and garden.

The cottage is within a stones throw of the village pub, ideal for unwinding after a long day on the fells. The accommodation which has oil central heating comprises: Spacious lounge/dining area with multi fuel log burning stove, TV, freeview and DVD player.

Kitchen with electric cooker and hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Nespresso machine, washing machine and microwave.

Shower room with hand basin and WC.

First floor: Master double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and pleasant view to the fells.

Bathroom with hand basin and WC.

Second floor: Two twin bedrooms, one with built in wardrobes both with views to the fells.

All electric, bed linen, towels and initial supply of logs provided.

Wi-Fi included.

Cot and booster highchair available.

Off street parking nearby.

There is a garden to the rear of the property with garden furniture and decking with views to the surrounding fells.


Over three floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x second floor twins. First floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.


  • Oil central heating and log burner
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, Nespresso machine, washing machine, WiFi, Freeview TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking near to cottage
  • Garden with lawned area and furniture
  • Note: steps to garden furniture and lawn area
  • One well-behaved dog permitted
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Max 6 adults.

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About the location


Ulverston 5 miles; Coniston 10 miles.

The small village of Spark Bridge has two pubs, the Farmers Arms and Royal Oak, both offering good food. A couple of miles away is the village of Greenodd, which has a selection of shops and a pub, whilst just five miles away is the ancient market town of Ulverston. Ulverston is famous for its street markets and festivals, and boasts a wide range of shops, pubs and leisure facilities. It is also home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world. This is a great location for a walking holiday, and within driving distance are a number of attractions including, Grizedale, Coniston, Windermere, Hawkshead and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top, as well as the beautiful Furness Coast, with its golden beaches and good birdwatching opportunities. An ideal location for enjoying fantastic coastal and countryside pursuits.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
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