Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden


The cottage adjoins the owners main home which is a converted Dutch Barn. This barn was originally part of a working farm and is sited furthest away from the original farmhouse and therefore, as well as enjoying lovely views over the neighbouring farmers fields, we are not overlooked by other houses.The cottage has been lovingly and stylishly converted to a very high standard and is an ideal retreat for couples or couples with an infant.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 shower room
Nearest beach Roanhead Beach 14 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Kirkby in Furness 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, 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
Furniture Double Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

You enter the property into an open plan area with a stunning mezzanine lounge/dining and kitchen above. A warm underfloor heated natural travetine stone floor covers the entire ground floor.The downstairs lounge has a cosy area to watch TV and there is a polished cast-iron electric stove if you need any backup heat.The bedroom, with good quality bedding, and the separate shower room with walk-in shower and big fluffy towels both lead off from the downstairs lounge.The upstairs and downstairs lounges both have 2 seater sofas.Upstairs is light and airy and is a good place to read and relax. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped ,with lots of extras, making it a home from home. The kitchen has a washer/dryer and dishwasher.

Further details outdoors

French doors from the ground floor lounge area lead out onto a small private stoned terrace, with cast-iron table and chairs, where you can sit in the morning with a cup of coffee and watch the buzzards soar over the woods. There is a chiminea to keep you warm if the evening is chilly.Upstairs, a stable door leads out onto the private balcony with cast iron table and chairs and a barbecue - perfect to watch the sun go down with a glass of wine.

Private parking for 1 car is available.Covered storage area available for bikes.

Further details

Free unlimited WiFi.

We provide a welcome gift of tea, coffee, fresh orange juice, croissants, sugar, milk, eggs. bread and butter and that all important bottle of Prosecco nicely chilling in the fridge. There is a Tassimo coffee maker with a selection of coffee pods.

Essential cleaning items - dishwasher tablets etc. are all provided.

Detailed directions will be sent out in a welcoming email together with route to an excellent supermarket if you need to pick up things en route.

If you would like to celebrate a special occasion then the likes of champagne or special handmade chocolates can be provided at an additional cost. Just ask if you require anything and we will try to accommodate it. Please take time to look at our website. You can access it by typing The Cottage Bankwood House into Google Search.

This gives additional information particularly the local attractions etc.

We can provide the link if you have any problems.

The England region

The Lake District with its impressive peaks, open fells and crystal clear lakes is nature at its most dramatic and you can understand why it has inspired poets, authors and artists throughout the ages. The area has England's five tallest mountains and its deepest lake, two national parks, three areas of outstanding natural beauty and an abundance of flora and fauna. Walking is one of the best ways of exploring the Lake District and one will always be rewarded with stunning views with the changing seasons.
Within an approximately 20 mile radius lie the well known and much loved holiday destinations such as Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside and Coniston - busting Lakeland towns and villages with their own unique visitor's attractions.
Western Lakeland is a land of vivid and exciting contrasts, lying between the mountains and the sea. The coastal towns and villages are within minutes of complete peace and tranquility.

Kirkby in Furness

Located in Cumbria, Chapels is a small quiet hamlet that lies between the nearby fells and the beautiful Duddon Estuary. It is located in the village of Kirkby in Furness where there is a local shop and 2 pubs within 1 mile radius. It is an ideal base from which to explore the local region.
Kirkby Ireleth was listed in the Domesday Book and was of Norse origin. On a clear day the panoramic views over the Duddon Sands to the Lakeland Fells and mountains is spectacular.
Coniston Lake is 7 miles away and the historic market town of Broughton in Furness is 6 miles away.
There are plenty of good pubs and places to eat within 20 minutes drive.
The famous Cumbria Way is within 5 to 10 minutes walking distance.
Dunnerholme Golf Course is 5 miles away. The flat top of the rock forms a strategic feature of the club's signature Par 3, sixth hole.
A 20 minute drive will take you to the South Lakes Animal Park for an experience you will never forget.
The market town of Ulverston with its famous Laurel & Hardy Museum is only 8 miles away and here you will find lovely cobbled streets and an open air market on Thursdays and Saturdays.
The Kirkby-in-Furness train station is approximately 1 mile away and provides a perfect opportunity to travel the Cumbrian west coast as far as Carlisle. The fascinating Muncaster Castle with its renowned owl centre - more than 200 birds of prey - lies on this route.
Explore the National Nature Reserve on Walney Island or discover the gems of our industrial heritage. The local Dock Museum is a unique building in a stunning coastal setting built within a dry dock.
Brantwood House, home of John Ruskin, with its famous gardens is also a fascinating day out. There is so much to see and do!!
There are a number of beaches that lie within easy driving distance both to the north and south of the property. A great beach to visit is Roan Head. The beach is a National Trust conservation area, and a two-mile stretch of the Cumbria Coastal Way runs through it.