Harbour house is a delightful, semi-detached townhouse, dating from 1880 and situated on the edge of the marina in the stunning coastal town of Maryport. Set over three floors, Harbour House is an unusual house to be found in Maryport due to being a former ship chandlers. This Maryport House has been painstakingly refurbished to provide comfortable, well-equipped accommodation for families and friends, but still retain its period charm. Harbour House contains a cosy sitting room with electric fire, a spacious kitchen and separate dining room, a master bedroom with four poster bed and a large bathroom with central bath. With views across the beautiful marina and out to sea, this Maryport House is ideally placed to see the magnificent sunsets Maryport is famous for, and definitely a unique house not to be missed. Harbour House is perfectly situated for exploring the many attractions Maryport has to offer, such as Maritime and Roman Museums, indoor go-karting track, thriving Aquarium, Clip and Click adventure sensation, a first-class leisure centre, and the historic town centre, with its Georgian buildings and central cobbled square. Maryport promenade is a short stroll from the house, leading on to the Cumbria Coastal path, with miles of stunning wild coastline affording many opportunities for bracing country walks, and ample opportunities for bird watching. Leading to the lovely beaches at Allonby, and beyond to Silloth and Hadrians Wall. Golfers are especially well catered for with a number of courses for all abilities available, including links at Maryport and the championship Links at Silloth. With the market towns of Cockermouth and Keswick, and the northern Lakes and Mountains within 30 minutes drive, this Maryport House is perfect, for that varied and relaxing holiday you deserve.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Maryport Beach 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle 50 km, Nearest railway: Maryport 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
There is so much to see in the stunning area of Cumbria and the Lake District there just aren't enough hours in the day! Spectacular scenery, lakes, mountains including the highest mountain in England: Scafell Pike, and a wonderful coastline, glorious in the summer and dramatic in the winter, this area makes a perfect year round retreat.
You can enjoy a relaxed stroll around the picturesque villages or Buttermere Lake. Climb or walk up mountains, including all Wainwrights. Immerse yourself in history by exploring the areas castles, stately Homes and museums. The young and the adventurous can let off steam with the huge variety of outdoor activities on offer, from gill scrambling, canoeing to horse riding. Or the more extreme sports of kitesurfing, there is something to suit all interests.
If you're feeling hungry, the region contains some first class eateries, from traditional tea shops to fine dining. Keswick and Cockermouth both boast a wealth of restaurants to suit every palette with ingredients sourced from local producers. Local fish dishes and Herdwick Lamb a specialty!
This charming coastal town boasts a fine deep water harbour with modern marina, a thriving shopping centre, weekly local market selling homemade produce, a golf course, beautiful Georgian houses, the award-winning Lake District Coast Aquarium and the exciting tourist attraction Clip and Climb. Famous for being the birth place of 'Mutiny on the Bounty' author Fletcher Christian. For history fans, the Maritime Museum and Senhouse Roman Museum and excavations are both worth a look . The stunning coastline provides many picturesque walking opportunities (including the Cumbria Coastal Walk) and the potential for some excellent bird watching. Maryport has a wealth of restaurants, pubs and cafes, with most serving locally sourced produce. Maryport hosts two festivals annually, The Harbour Festival and The Blues Festival. Beautifully situated, Maryport is within only a short drive of attractions such as William Wordsworth's Georgian family home (now owned by the National Trust) in Cockermouth, the beautiful northern lakes area and some stunning walks around around Bassenthwaite Lake, Ennerdale Water, Crummock Water, Buttermere, Loweswater and Derwent Water.