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Grey House Annexe Secluded Quiet Sea Front Retreat Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Grey House Annexe Secluded Quiet Sea Front Retreat

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 30 reviews

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the tidal salt marshes, The Grey House faces the sweeping scenery of the Scottish coast and is cradled in the breath-taking charm of Silloth Bay. The property is surrounded on a wider scale by the delights of the English Lake District, where marshes and rolling hills stretch onto the horizon, presenting seemingly limitless opportunities for family walks bird watching, touring and hikes, and with access also to the beauty of Southern Scotland.

The Grey House Annexe is an ideal location for your Summer or Winter Holiday and is perfect for a comfortable Short Break or as a base for visiting friends.

The Grey House Annexe is a secluded and deceptively spacious one bedroom fully self contained annexe to the rear of the owners' sea front home; it has its own entrance to the property and is fully fenced and private. It is situated in the Victorian resort of Silloth – on –

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the tidal salt marshes, The Grey House faces the sweeping scenery of the Scottish coast and is cradled in the breath-taking charm of Silloth Bay. The property is surrounded on a wider scale by the delights of the English Lake District, where marshes and rolling hills stretch onto the horizon, presenting seemingly limitless opportunities for family walks bird watching, touring and hikes, and with access also to the beauty of Southern Scotland.

The Grey House Annexe is an ideal location for your Summer or Winter Holiday and is perfect for a comfortable Short Break or as a base for visiting friends.

The Grey House Annexe is a secluded and deceptively spacious one bedroom fully self contained annexe to the rear of the owners' sea front home; it has its own entrance to the property and is fully fenced and private. It is situated in the Victorian resort of Silloth – on – Solway located on the West Cumbrian Coastline. Literally a minutes' walk from the delightful promenade which looks over the Solway Firth. The sunsets here are wonderful, claim a bench and sit and watch the sun go down. Walk to Grune Point on the marshes and enjoy the scenery or find a quiet space to watch the amazing bird life we have on the Solway coast.

Silloth is a quiet seaside town which has been here since the late 19th century and is little changed; it has a wonderful and unspoiled green which runs the length of the town. Silloth suits those looking for a quieter holiday, we have none of the bustle of busy seaside resorts and you can find peace and quiet all year round, whatever the weather!

The gas centrally heated & double glazed accommodation, which is newly carpeted for 2016, comprises one double bedroom, decorated in pretty Laura Ashley wallpaper and with matching curtains, it has a super-king Sealy bed with good quality bedding, feather duvet and both feather and non-feather pillows. It has lovely honey pine furnishings, large 3 door wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table and matching bed side cabinets. Windows to two sides with views over the garden. A hallway with hanging space, spacious sitting room with comfortable three piece suite and large flat screen television with all sky channels, including movies and sport for those quieter evenings a DVD player and collection of DVD's, and books. This is a warm airy and comfortable room with a cosy electric fire and a view of the woods. Glass double doors to dining room with table and 4 chairs in case you are coming to see friends, sideboard with lots of information on things to do locally, games, tennis rackets etc, fully fitted kitchen with new electric cooker, shower room with double walk in electric shower with seat and handrail and separate toilet. It has a small private and fully fenced secure garden with furniture, on road parking by the annexe entrance and there is easy access to the local shops, eateries, golf club and some lovely coffee shops. One dog is welcome and this is a wonderful place for walks - they even get their own welcome box. The house is adjacent to an old pine wood and the annexe has lots of garden birds and even the occasional resident hedgehog.

The annexe is deceptively large and is decorated to a high standard. It has comfortable furnishings to allow you to unwind and enjoy the peace and quiet, it is an ideal hideaway. We provide all bed-linen, towels, tea towels, beach towels and a welcome tray for your arrival cup of tea. We are about 45 minutes from Keswick and Southern Scotland so you can have the beauty of the English Lake District without the crowds, there are lots of things to do locally and Silloth has many festivals during the summer.

Fully equipped with everything you need the accommodation includes full gas central heating, towels, bedding, Wi-Fi, Flat Screen TV with Sky , DVD and a collection of DVD's, books and games. Tennis rackets for the sea front court, puzzles, magazines and umbrellas for those inclement days. A well equipped kitchen for those who love to cook and fridge freezer, microwave, iron and ironing board and access to a washing machine. Secure storage for bicycles if needed. The annexe is lovely winter and summer alike – for your winter breaks the warm accommodation will allow you to forget the weather and enjoy the comfort.

2016

25 – 28/03 2016 Craft Fair on the Green

21/04/2016 Queens 90th Birthday Beacons

30/04/2016 Childrens Football Tournament on the Green

01 – 02/05 2016 Craft Fair on the Green

29/05/2016 Silloth Green Day

11 – 12/06 2016 Silloth Vintage Rally on the Green

24 – 26/06 2016 Ragnarock Rally 3 on the Green

23 – 24/07 2016 West Coast Retro Weekender on the Green

26 – 28/08 2016 Solfest 2016, Tarnside Farm Aspatria

29/08/2016 Silloth Carnival

04 – 06/09 2016 Silloth Food, Craft and film Fair

08 –11/09 2016 Silloth Beer Festival

Further details

There is a step to the property and then all accommodation is on one level, there is a double walk in shower accessed via a step in. The property is not adapted for a wheelchair user but would be suitable for someone with reduced mobility. Flat access to promenade and shops, Silloth is not a hilly area.

Further details indoors

Access to washing machine which is located off the courtyard in the owners utility room.On road parking by the property entrance gate.There is a local tennis court across from the front of the house which is available free of charge when the tennis clubs aren't playing, rackets are available in the annexe.

Further details outdoors

1 minutes walk to promenade, no roads to cross5 minutes walk to local shops and cafe's20 minutes drive to nearest large supermarket

Location description from owner

The England region

Cumbria is a predominantly rural county which is considered one of the most beautiful regions of the United Kingdom and includes the whole of the Lake District, the Eden Valley, the North Pennines, the Furness Peninsula, and part of the Yorkshire Dales.Silloth is situated in Western Lakeland which is a land of vivid and exciting contrasts, lying between the mountains and the sea. The Cumbrian coastal towns are all within minutes of complete peace and tranquility. There are four main valleys, each with their own distinct character, leading from the coast into the heart of the Lake District: Ennerdale, Eskdale, Wasdale and Dunnerdale. Wasdale is the home of England's highest mountain Scafell Pike (3206 ft) and the deepest lake – Wastwater which is situated 44 miles south of SillothSilloth is a town with a population of around 3000, nestling on the shores of the Solway Firth, facing the hills of Southern Galloway and backed by the Lake District Fells. Silloth is noted for its invigorating but mild climate, its leisurely peaceful atmosphere and perhaps, most of all, its glorious sea views and wonderful sunsets over the water. These are considered fine enough to be recorded for posterity by Turner, the famous landscape artist. The town centre is made particularly attractive by thirty six acres of grassy, open space, known simply as 'The Green'.The town was inspired by Carlisle businessmen as a railhead and port in the 1850’s. The Railway Company helped to develop the town and The Grey House is built on land originally owned by the railway and has been here since 1906.The town remains unspoiled and has wide elegant tree lined streets, spacious sea front green and magnificent promenade stretching towards Skinburness which is an excellent walk. Thousands of servicemen came to know it in World War II through the building nearby of a major aerodrome which now holds industrial firms and an impressive weekly market and car boot sale.

Silloth

There are lots of events through the year both locally and wider afield.A useful website to visit is www.visitcumbria.com or www.golakes.co.ukInformation on things to do is available in the annexe but many of our guests take the opportunity to relax and re-charge their batteries with walks on the promenade and time to watch the sun go down over Criffel Mountain in Scotland.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
  • 1 Shower room, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Lorna J
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
30 Aug 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Jan 2012. Located in Cumbria, it has 30 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £270 to £350.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 30 Aug 2016.

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“Excellent”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2016

My wife and myself couldn't have been happier with all aspects of our holiday. The accommodation was excellent as was the town and location to north lakes and many other great spots. Lorna and Martin were excellent hosts, only appearing if we needed them. We have a English Bull Terrier, Arnie who was made really welcome by them, which made our stay even more special. Thanks Lorna and Martin, we'll see you again, hopefully soon. Eddie, Dot and Arnie (from Shaw)<

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and Arnie was a real gentleman. We too hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Lorna

“Another lovely stay, home away from home”

Reviewed 8 Jul 2016

Just returned home after another brilliant stay, such a lovely relaxing stay, definitely gave me some much needed chill out time, and the dogs loved it as well. Wasn't sure how Ruby would react being away from home, but the cottage is so homely, she wasn't at all bothered! Lorna and Martin are lovely, and really make you feel welcome, something that is missing in a lot of places now. There is everything you could need in the cottage, and 3 years on, that bed still lives up to expectations and gives you the best nights sleep ever.

Thanks for your kind words Tom, it was good to see you again. I am really pleased that you got your time to relax.

“lost for words”

Reviewed 7 Apr 2013

Well what can we say wonderful place house is extreamly clean and tidy home from home I feel the house has everything you need right down to tennis rackets. you couldnt need another thing we had a fab warm welcome from the owners the house is situated right on the sea front perfect if your bringing your dog my poppy loved it. There is no doubt in our minds we will be back have already recommended it to family. :-) thank you very much to the family for such a great weekend hope to be back soon. Love claire michael and poppy

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