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Lilac Cottage

Beanthwaite, Near Grizebeck, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1118421)

3.8

Lakelovers rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • David

    “HORRENDOUS.”

    LESS THAN 30FT MAIN A ROAD LORRIES N CARS RACING BY AT 60+. FELT UNSAFE. traffic 24/7 DIRTY MOLD MUSTY SMELL AWFUL PLACE ALL THING SMELL OF MUSTY SMELL. CLOTHES HAD AFTER 2 DAYS LEFT AND BOOKED FOR 5 DAYS IN MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. ... SLUGS ON WALL. WINDOWS DONT CLOSE. WATER COMING IN KITCHEN WINDOW. HOB DOESNT WORK. WATER BROWN COLOUR. SAVE YOUR MONEY ... BOOK ELSEWHERE. ASKING FOR REFUND. MAINTENANCE NOT KEPT UP. I COULD GO ON NOT ENOUGH SPACE . Would like someone to contact me . But not holding ...

    LESS THAN 30FT MAIN A ROAD LORRIES N CARS RACING BY AT 60+. FELT UNSAFE. traffic 24/7 DIRTY MOLD MUSTY SMELL AWFUL PLACE ALL THING SMELL OF MUSTY SMELL. CLOTHES HAD AFTER 2 DAYS LEFT AND BOOKED FOR 5 DAYS IN MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. ... SLUGS ON WALL. WINDOWS DONT CLOSE. WATER COMING IN KITCHEN WINDOW. HOB DOESNT WORK. WATER BROWN COLOUR. SAVE YOUR MONEY ... BOOK ELSEWHERE. ASKING FOR REFUND. MAINTENANCE NOT KEPT UP. I COULD GO ON NOT ENOUGH SPACE . Would like someone to contact me . But not holding much hope.

    - David, October 2023

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Double electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • Utility/cloakroom with toilet
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Summer house
  • Gas central heating
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Small front garden
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.7 miles, pub 4.1 miles
  • Note: This property features lots of steps so may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: This property is located next to a main road so some noise may be heard
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Please bring your own logs for the fire.

The property

Broughton-in-Furness 5.1 miles. Tucked away in the hamlet of Beanthwaite, Cumbria, is this 17th-century, semi-detached holiday home, Lilac Cottage. Enjoying a superb location on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park, with a stunning outlook out towards the Duddon Estuary and Coniston Mountain, Lilac Cottage is a fantastic choice for couples, friends and families. The property benefits from one off-road parking space and a small front, raised garden with seating and summerhouse with extended valley views. On the ground floor, you will find a small, yet well-equipped kitchen for rustling up your best dishes, ready to savour at the dining table for five over a celebratory bottle of fizz in the dining room featuring exposed beams. Move through to the sitting room, also with exposed beams, where you can relax on the plush seating in front of the TV, as the open fire crackles nearby. Completing the ground floor is a handy utility/cloakroom for your convenience. Follow the stairs up to the first floor, where you will find a contemporary bathroom complete with freestanding bath and walk-in shower, along with three tastefully decorated bedrooms, two doubles and a single. Your journey to the Lakes begins at Lilac Cottage. This property can be booked with Ref. 1118407 together sleeping 7 guests.

Old Peat And Lilac Cottage

Nestled in Grizebeck on the border of the Lake District National Park discover this lovely pairing of cottages, Old Peat and Lilac Cottage. Boasting private and off-road parking, close proximity to the local attractions and plenty of social spaces to spend quality time with loved ones, Old Peat and Lilac Cottage is the perfect base for your next family escape to Cumbria. Explore your local surroundings with a trip into the bustling town of Ulverston, home to the Laurel and Hardy Museum, Stan Laurel’s Birthplace, and the excellent Ulverston Golf Club where you can test your clubs out with fantastic views looking out towards Morecambe Bay. The town also offers a good selection of pubs and restaurants, where you can treat your loved ones to an evening of sampling the local delights. Continue to the Lake District National Park, where Coniston Water, well-known for its idyllic setting offering a wealth of watersports opportunities, including kayaking and canoeing, awaits. For outdoor lovers, head to Lake Windermere and traverse the famous lake by boat or paddle board or explore the exhibits of The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. Escape to Old Peat and Lilac Cottage for an unforgettable retreat in Cumbria.

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About the location

GRIZEBECK

Kirkby-in-Furness 2 miles; Ulverston 6.7 miles; Coniston 10.8 miles; Windermere 19.4 miles.

Grizebeck is set on the border of the Lake District National Park with spectacular panoramic views of the Duddon Estuary, Furness Fells and the Coniston mountains. Grizebeck is set in pretty countryside and superb for those wanting to spend some time away from it all. In the village there is a pub serving local brews and evening meals , the local garage has a small shop ideal for essentials. A few minutes’ drive takes you to the village of Kirkby-in-Furness which is home to a general store and two pubs as well as a railway station. East of Kirkby-in-Furness takes you to the market town of Ulverston, which is well known for its street markets and festivals at different times of the year. A few minutes’ drive will also take you to Broughton-in-Furness which has three pubs, Beswicks Restaurant, a bakery, two cafés, deli, butchers, Post Office and Tourist Information. Coniston is a 20 minute drive and Windermere is 25 minutes' drive away if you want to take part in some Lakeland activities. Grizebeck is ideally placed for visiting a variety of the Lake District attractions including the South Lakes Animal Park near Dalton, Dalton Castle, Muncaster Castle and the Ravenglass Railway.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas