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Combe Cottage

Silecroft, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1052096)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Janice

    “Nice house (not cottage,) needs updating or good clean spiders in every corner,having a shower there was no bath mat so i slipped and banged my knee,still painful,so i had to put towel down in bath,the back yard (not garden) needs getting rid of the trailing weeds needs good clean with pot plants and abit of privacy, the tv we couldnt watch normal tv programs we started watching a good film on netflix but disappeared next day,there was no welcome pack we didnt know what to do with the rubbish or when it was collected.”

    .Silecroft village is quiet good walk down to beach the pub millers arms has got for sale sign up if that closes theyll be nothing to do

    .Silecroft village is quiet good walk down to beach the pub millers arms has got for sale sign up if that closes theyll be nothing to do

    - Janice, August 2023


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with electric fire
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with two electric fires
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, a selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • On-street parking
  • Enclosed back patio with furniture
  • Secure storage with 2 adult bicycles and 2 scooters, to be used at own risk; please bring own helmets and other equipment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are steep stairs in the property that may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

The property

Combe Cottage is a delightful, end-terrace cottage resting in the quiet quaint village of Silecroft, Cumbria. Enjoying views of the towering mountain of Black Combe and easy access to a range of the Lake District National Park's sights, and the coast; Combe Cottage is an idyllic setting for a couple or a family of four, including of course the family pet. When arriving at the property, you will be pleased to find on-street parking, and ample outside secure storage, before making your way to the lovely cottage. Head inside to be welcomed by the pleasant sitting room, where many evenings can be enjoyed with the family around the electric fire, whether that be curled up with one of many books, playing a variety of games, or enjoying a show on the Smart TV. When you're feeling peckish, make your way through the original slate floored dining room, to the kitchen, where you can rustle up home cooked meals with the handy appliances available, and having eaten it off the Cornishware by the dining room dresser and fireplace, pop any dishes in the dishwasher. As the day winds to a close, go upstairs to find two lovely bedrooms with new mattresses this season; one of which is a double with views of the mountain and the other being a twin, both with access to the modernised bathroom, where soothing soaks can be had amongst the bubbles. On sunny days, catch the rays in the back patio whilst your furry friend stretches their legs. You can easily travel to many good pubs, including the pretty village of Broughton in Furness that has many excellent eateries, or Brockwood Hall where you can eat and drink. A highly praised chef at The Punch Bowl at the Green known for his barbecues and steaks. Takeaway food and grocery delivery services, enjoy a walk down the beach for fish and chips at Haverigg. Combe Cottage is within easy reach of the hiking trail up Black Combe, Silecroft Golf Club and Silecroft Beach; meaning you won't need to travel far to keep yourselves entertained! Murthwaite Green Trekking Centre, a fantastic riding centre, can be found around the corner from the cottage and offers an array of horseback opportunities, including rides along Silecroft Beach; the centre additionally offers a place for horses to stay, if you'd like to bring your own! There are also takeaway food and grocery delivery services, enjoy a walk down the beach for fish and chips at Haverigg. Silecroft is an unspoilt west Cumbrian village that allows access to the whole west coast of Cumbria, including popular family friendly tourist sites such as haunted Muncaster Castle, famous for its half term activities, especially Halloween, the largest concentration of spectacular mountain passes leading all over the lake district, The "Lil Ratty" miniature railway, the Roman fort at Hardnott and the beautiful Duddon Valley, beloved of William Wordsworth with its many swim spots and picture perfect picnic sites, and of course England's deepest lake, smallest church and highest mountain all easily reached for unforgettable holiday moments. With two local hacking centres that ride along the beach, and the tiny railway station on your doorstep you can leave the car behind and make special memories in these wild open spaces. Venture a short way to Millom, a coastal town hosting a range of amenities in one setting and scenic walks along the estuary. With so many sights to see and places to go up the Lake District coast, or over the mountain passes, or to the honey pots, including the heights of Scafell Pike and Helvellyn, the enchanting, wooded area of Grizedale, the waters of Coniston and Windermere, as well as the towns of Ulverston and Coniston, There are many picturesque trails in the Millom area. Discover easy walking trails for beginners and some harder routes for those more experienced, we even have child-friendly routes for your next family outing aswell. The Outer Barrier of the Hodbarrow Lagoon and Steel Green route takes you from the town of Haverigg and along the breakwater past the new Hodbarrow lighthouse to the RSPB nature reserve. From here, the walk takes you along the shores of Hodbarrow Lagoon and back to town via Steel Green. RSPB Hodbarrow Nature Reserve is a full day of exploration in itself, here you'll hopefully catch a sighting of some Canada Geese, oystercatchers, cormorants, shelduck, redshanks, lapwings, tufted duck and so much more. throughout the journey you will see an abundance of wildflowers, with views of the lake and out to the Irish Sea, a fantastic day out for anyone who loves nature. Millom park is also a wonderful place for walkers to explore. This trail is great for hiking, running, and walking but overall it has beautiful scenery that make the journey all more enjoyable. Haverigg Beach is located only 5 minutes from the centre of Millom, a Large collection of sand and dunes, a great place to go to for dog walking, there's even a play park for the little ones. We're not short on history here in Millom, We have numerous churches and historic sites to visit, also Millom Heritage & Arts Centre is worth a visit where you can explore social history all relating to Millom and nearby surrounding areas. There is truly so much fun to be had here! Whisk your loved ones away for a stay to remember, choose Combe Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Millom 4 miles; Broughton-in-Furness 8 miles; Coniston 17 miles.

The small hamlet of Silecroft is situated on Cumbria’s west coast, within the Lake District National Park, less than five miles from the town of Millom and within driving distance of Broughton-in-Furness. The hamlet offers an excellent pub serving food and a riding stable, plus it’s set on the West Coast branch line, which travels up the Cumbrian coast to as far as Carlisle. Just a short walk away is a sand and shingle beach, plus Black Combe Hill is close by, where from the top wonderful views can be seen, and a links golf course is also within easy reach. Millom is close by and offers a number of shops and pubs, as well as a museum, which showcases the town’s history. Broughton-in-Furness, dating back to the 11th century has much to offer the visitor with a cobbled square, shops and pubs, and it’s also a great starting base from where walks and climbing can be enjoyed with opportunities to explore the Duddon Valley and other Lake District fells. Further afield, right into the heart of the Lake District National Park is the beautiful Coniston Water, and Windermere, Ambleside, as well as many other interesting places are just waiting to be discovered.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas