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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Part of a larger residence, Lowfield is furnished in a contemporary style while retaining traditional features. Conveniently located in one of the Lake District's most attractive market towns, the accommodation enjoys a sunny aspect with rural views at the end of a quiet lane. Please note that this lane is not accessible by large vans or motorhomes.
The private sitting room with wall-mounted TV, DVD player, hi-fi and log-effect electric stove is a cosy place to plan each day's trips. Luxuriate in the modern bathroom with its quadrant shower, bath and underfloor heating and then enjoy the comfortable double bedroom with its garden view.
Outside, a small patio area with climbing roses, garden furniture and barbecue provides a relaxing spot to sit out. The picturesque Saxon church of St. Mary's can be seen, as well as a view of the Duddon Estuary.
Breakfast items such as milk, cereals and bread are provided and there is a kitchenette with a gas hob, combination electric oven/microwave, fridge and breakfast bar with stools. Alternatively, It's only a short stroll to enjoy a meal at one of Broughton's award-winning pubs. Broughton also has a quality restaurant and two cafes to choose from while further afield there are many eateries from which to sample the local cuisine.
Accommodation is all on ground floor and has gas central heating.
Entrance into open plan living/dining area with oak flooring and original beams. Electric log-burning effect stove. Wall-mounted TV with integrated DVD player. Hi-fi with i-Pod dock. Sofa. Dining table with chairs. Chess set. Tourist information and leaflets.
Open plan kitchenette with intregrated electric oven and microwave, gas hob, sink, fridge, electric kettle, cafetiere and toaster. Breakfast bar with two bar stools. Good range of kitchen equipment and Denby crockery provided.
Bathroom with original beams. Slate effect tiles with underfloor heating. Quadrant shower. Bath. Fitted WC and basin. Heated towel rail. Washer/dryer in cupboard.
Double bedroom with oak flooring and original beams. Built-in wardrobes. Garden view.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Silecroft 12 km|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 160 km, Nearest railway: Ulverston 23 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Duddon Valley region
The Lake District has some of England's best known scenery with stunning mountain views and glorious lakes. The central area, around Windermere and Ambleside, attracts the majority of tourists but those heading to the south-western pennisula are rewarded with equally beautiful and more tranquil vistas. Here the mountains meet the coast to create a dramatic landscape. Together with its wide range of tourist attractions, historical sites and leisure activities, this part of the Lakes certainly rewards more than one visit.
Broughton-in-Furness is handily situated to explore the less frequented parts of the Lake District. Coniston Water and Coniston Old Man are but a half hour's drive away with museums and historic houses aplenty. Low level walks can be enjoyed such as around Tarn Hows or one in Broughton itself along a disused railway track. Cycling is also popular with a full set of mountain bike trails in nearby Grizedale Forest. There is a cycle hire shop in Broughton. The coast is close by with miles of beaches and dunes to explore, together with owl and wildlife sanctuaries.
In the summer, many villages put on local shows (Broughton's one is at the end of August). Here you will get to see Cumberland wrestling, fell racing, stick making, sheep shearing and many other rural activities and skills
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16 Jun 2014
"Comfortable cottage in excellent location for Western Lake District."
We stayed in Lowfield Cottage for a week in June, it was ideal for a couple and had all the facilities we needed for a comfortable visit. The owners were friendly and approachable and provided us with a welcome pack of breakfast items, which was much appreciated. The cottage is located in a quiet spot in the village of Broughton-in-Furness, which has excellent pubs and shops, including a bakery/café selling delicious cakes and a quality butchers/grocers, there was no need to travel to a larger town for shopping as everything we needed was on the doorstep. We were able to easily travel to the Western Valleys for walks, as well as walking along the lovely Duddon Estuary with its wading birds and going by train to St Bees. We would recommend the cottage if you want to stay somewhere quieter than the honeypots of Windermere, Ambleside and Keswick yet it has good roads from the M6 and other parts of the National Park and is near the railway station at Foxfield.
23 Apr 2014
"Tranquil hideaway minutes from Broughton village pubs and shops"
A delightfully and tastefully converted property. So quiet you could hear a pin drop but only minutes from village centre with all the attractions of Broughton bakery, butcher and grocery store.... … More
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