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Bank End Cottage in the Duddon Valley, Lake District National Park

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 10km

Situated in the Lake District National Park and at the head of the beautiful Duddon Valley, Bank End Cottage offers guests the best of both old and new. This lovely holiday home with its south-facing garden has ceiling beams and half-timbered walls to give traditional character while the fully fitted kitchen and double glazed windows provide convenience and comfort.

Accommodating up to 5 guests, Bank End Cottage has a lounge, a well-equipped kitchen leading into the dining area and three bedrooms. The sunny garden and terrace has views across fields and to the hills and is a delightful place to relax. On cooler days, the double aspect dining area has easy chairs from which to contemplate the rural outlook. Despite its rural location, Bank End Cottage is only a few minutes' drive from the picturesque village of Broughton-in-Furness while Windermere in the central Lake District is under an hour away.

Accommodation Summary:

lounge, kitchen, dining room, bathroom, 2 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom. LPG central heating. Double-glazed windows.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch with coat cupboard and bench. Step down into:

Living room with sofa, armchairs, TV and hi-fi. (NB: gas fire showing in photo is no longer there)

Kitchen with induction hob and electric oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer and microwave. Telephone (incoming and emergency calls only) and Wi-Fi router. Two steps up to:

Dining area seating up to 6. Easy chairs. Door onto terrace.

First floor

Hallway with two low beams

Bedroom 1: King-size bed.

Bedroom 2: Double bed.

Bedroom 3: Single bed.

Bathroom/W.C with over-bath shower.

Outdoors

Garden with terrace and lawn. Bench and garden furniture.

Parking area for 2 cars. Steps down to front door.

A great place for family groups and for those wishing to enjoy a peaceful and secluded location. Bank End Cottage also makes an excellent base from which to explore the Lake District and to enjoy a wide selection of activities and attractions.

The cottage has central heating throughout and benefits from free Wi-Fi. Throughout this area mobile reception is patchy so there is a telephone at Bank End Cottage which accepts incoming calls and on which an emergency call can be made if necessary. Most guests find that a signal can be obtained but some mobile providers have better coverage than others.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Silecroft 10 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester 150 km, Nearest railway: Ulverston 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Cumbria/Lake District

The Lake District plays host to some of England's best known and most beautiful scenery. While the central area, around Windermere and Ambleside, attract most of the visitors, those in the know head to less frequented spots, such as the Lake District's south-western peninsula. Here the mountains meet the coast to give dramatic and unique vistas. With a wide range of tourist attractions, historical sites and leisure activities, this part of the Lakes has so much to offer we are sure you will want to return again and again.

Duddon Valley

Bank End Cottage is at the start of the Duddon Valley - the inspiration of many of William Wordsworth's poems. One of the hidden gems of the Lake District, here you can truly relax and appreciate the slower pace of life coupled with wonderful scenery.

Nearby can be found Harter Fell, the Ulpha Fells, Dow Crag and Coniston Old Man. Yet better known areas - such as the Langdale and Wasdale valleys together with the towns of Hawkshead, Ambleside and Grasmere - are but a relatively short drive away.

This property is a couple of minutes away from the historic market town of Broughton-in-Furness with its picturesque market square and excellent family run shops. In and around Broughton you will also find several award-winning pubs. With many offering good quality food alongside their real ales and roaring fires, you will be spoilt for choice as to where to dine out.

Family days out include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park at nearby Dalton, where you can see Amur and Sumatran tigers, Muncaster Castle with its owl sanctuary and adventure playground, Eskdale minature railway, the Lakes Aquarium and boat trips on Coniston Water and Lake Windermere.

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Review 1-1 of 1

24 Mar 2014

5/5

"lovely cottage in a beautiful place"

We went to the Bank end cottage to celebrate Persian New Year and we really enjoyed it. The cottage itself was very comfortable, nice and tidy and the area was wonderful. We really enjoyed every second of our holiday.

Thank you for your praise of Bank End Cottage. I am so pleased that you enjoyed celebrating Persian New Year there and that you also very much liked the local area.

This cottage is situated in the beautiful Duddon valley, quite secluded but still giving our holiday guests easy access to a range of attractions and activities. I look forward to welcoming you back.

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  • 6 Years listed

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Based in United Kingdom

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