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Front entrance to Old Yew Tree Cottage

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Old Yew Tree Cottage nestles in the hillside with panoramic views over the Duddon estuary. Set in the Southern Lakeland the cottage is over 400 years old and built in traditional Lakeland stone with walls up to 3 feet thick. The lounge features an inviting log burning stove. A study of the following pages will give you an idea of the superior quality of the accommodation.

Old Yew Tree Cottage has been welcoming people for centuries.Come and see why.

Set in the heart of Southern Lakeland, this beautiful cottage dates from the C17th and has been very much a feature of local life and landscape. It stands on the old packhorse route over the fells and was for many years part of the local toll house - a stopping point for travellers making their way to the high peaks. It became a natural meeting point for folk scattered over the hills and was once used as a Quaker meeting house.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Kirkby in Furness 8 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking

The Cumbria/Lake District

From fell walking, rambling, bird watching or simply visiting one of the numerous historic buildings, there is

something for everyone in the family to cherish.

You can eat locally at The Greyhound, where excellent food is the order of the day and being under new management they are more than welcoming and willing to make sure you are satisfied both in appetite and spirit. (bodily not liquid)

Kirkby in Furness

Old Yew Tree Cottage is also ideally based for visiting a

variety of attractions including the South Lakes Animal Park near Dalton, Dalton Castle, Furness Abbey, Grizedale Forest, Muncaster Castle and the

Ravenglass Railway [40 minutes drive away]. A visit to Ulverston on market day

will charm you and with Ulverston being the birthplace of Stan Laurel, discover

the Laurel and Hardy Musuem.

South Lakeland also has quaint towns and villages,with Grange-over-Sands having

views across Morecambe Bay, and the picturesque Cartmell . Don't forget to visit Holker Hall, Gardens and Motor Museum.

Also worthwhile visiting in the central areas of the Lake District, are Coniston and Coniston Water, Windermere and Ambleside. All are within a 30 minute drive away.

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20 Aug 2014


"Lovely quaint cottage"

We stayed here last weekend and had a lovely time. The cottage is small but has plenty of character and the log fire really creates a relaxing atmosphere. You would ideally need a car to get there but… More

23 Jul 2014


"Peaceful rustic cosy cottage with very friendly courteous owners."

I spent 4 wonderful nights here with my girlfriend and we both had a fantastically lovely time. The cottage itself is very well kept with modern flooring and full furnishings with a pull out couch, do… More

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