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Borrowdale Cottage

Cockermouth (4mls E), Cumbria
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming 1700s, terraced cottage set in a peaceful village with river running through it
  • Enjoy a glass of wine in the evening sun in the rear, courtyard garden
  • Set between the Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast
Property code: SZ088

Surrounded by lush countryside, discover a great network of paths, quiet roads and cycleways to explore before returning to the warm welcome of this cosy home from home.

The nearby lakes of Loweswater, Crummock and Buttermere are all within 18 miles and are surrounded by some of the most gorgeous mountain scenery with walks to keep the most avid walkers happy. The Georgian town of Cockermouth is 4 miles away and has a variety of independent and antique shops, cafés and restaurants. At 14 miles away, outdoor enthusiasts will love Whinlatter Forest Park for its array of mountain biking tracks, a café and a high ropes course with zip wires at Go Ape! The Solway Coast has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasts a fantastic array of birdlife and long, sandy beaches, perfect for picnics. Keswick is 16 miles away where you can try your hand at a variety of outdoor activities. With an extensive selection of outdoor activity companies based around here, find ghyll scrambling, mountain biking, indoor climbing, various water sports, and miles of walking in the fells.

On arrival, step directly from the front door into the cosy living area. Perfect for relaxing at the end of a busy day, settle on the sofa and warm your toes in front of the electric wood burner-effect fire, with a film on the TV. The owners have thoughtfully provided a selection of books and games to help you while away quiet evenings. The dining area seats four at the table and from here continue to the light and bright kitchen that has an electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, a microwave/combi oven and a dishwasher. The steep, cottage-style stairs lead to the double bedroom, characterful with its beautiful antique bedstead and traditional furniture. There is a twin bedroom,an airing cupboard and a bathroom with a shower over the bath which is accessed through the twin bedroom.

Outside, there is a charming courtyard garden to the rear of the cottage. You might get to spot garden visitors including red squirrels and birds, as you enjoy a spot of al fresco dining in the evening or an early morning coffee as the sun comes up. There is off-road parking at the front of the property for up to 2 cars.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC (accessed through the twin bedroom)
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave/combi oven and a dishwasher
  • Wood burner-effect electric fire
  • TV with DVD
  • Enclosed, rear courtyard garden with garden furniture
  • Allocated parking in front of the cottage
  • Secure outdoor storage
  • Pub and restaurant 0.5 miles, shop 2.5 miles, beach 5.5 miles
  • Please note the cottage has a characterful, steep and narrow staircase (this property is not suitable for those with mobility issues)
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Ben Davidson

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Ben.


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1/3 Deposit

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