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Old Peat Cottage

Beanthwaite, Near Grizebeck, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1118407)


Lakelovers rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Pet-friendly

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Gemma

    “Lovely little cottage, the perfect base for a couple that wanted to relax and ...”

    Lovely little cottage, the perfect base for a couple that wanted to relax and get away from it all and also explore the lakes

    Lovely little cottage, the perfect base for a couple that wanted to relax and get away from it all and also explore the lakes

    - Gemma, September 2023


  • One king-size bedroom
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and washing machine
  • Dining, Sitting area with log effect electric fire
  • Halogen heating with log effect electric fire and electric wall heaters
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private roadside parking available
  • Front enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved small-sized dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.7 miles
  • Note: The stairs to the first-floor are space saving and half open-tread, not suitable for those with lower mobility
  • Note: Sofa bed available for one adult or two children
  • Note: Please bring your own logs for the fire.

The property

This delightful semi-detached cottage, The Old Peat Cottage, is perched in the quiet hamlet of Beanthwaite near Grizebeck in Cumbria. The Old Peat Cottage, which has a great location on the outskirts of the Lake District National Park, is a great place for a couple to stay while planning their next journey. Utilise your personal parking space along the road before being welcomed by a charming front patio and bench, where you can look forward to enjoying your morning coffee while taking in the scenery. Enter the spacious living area where you can prepare delectable dishes in the well-appointed kitchen. There is also a convenient washer/dryer for keeping your holiday clothing clean. As you crack open a bottle of bubbly and toast to a special getaway, settle down at the homely dining table to enjoy a delicious meal. After that, relax on the comfortable sofa and choose the evening's entertainment with the Smart TV while enjoying the warmth of the log effect fire. The ground floor is finished with a luxurious shower room where you may unwind after a long day of touring. Ascend to the top floor to find a wonderfully furnished king-size bedroom with plenty of storage and a cloakroom where you may unwind. Retreat to Old Peat Cottage for a relaxing escape to Cumbria. Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1118421 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.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


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