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Nans Cottage

Spark Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1097771)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • Ian

    “A lovely, quiet location with all the amenities you'd ever need.”

    We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay here while exploring the local walks and countryside. Highly recommended.

    We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay here while exploring the local walks and countryside. Highly recommended.

    - Ian, May 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Lower-ground-floor utility
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel Aga stove
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking available
  • Shared enclosed garden with lawn, furniture, and fire pit
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.2 miles, pub 0.2 miles, river 0.1 miles
  • Note: There is a set of stone stairs down to the utility and through to the garden area
  • Note: The property is next to a river, please ensure children and pets are supervised
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Nans Cottage, well-positioned in the charming village of Spark Bridge, Cumbria is a wonderfully-presented former millers cottage.The village is tranquil and also boasts a pub within walking distance which offers good food. Elegantly finished and boasting roadside parking, shared garden space and close proximity to the River Crake and Coniston Water, Nans Cottage welcomes four guests, ideal for a family or group of friends seeking a memorable getaway in the Lake District National Park. After parking up outside your new dwelling, cross the threshold to be instantly captivated by the inviting sitting room, adorned with a Smart TV and a multi-fuel Aga stove where you and your loved ones can spend cooler evenings and delight a movie marathon. Allow the budding chef of the group to rustle up a tasty meal with use of a range of high-quality appliances before settling down at the dining table, tucking in over a cold glass of fizz; alternatively, if the weather permits why not take your dining experience outdoors to the shared open lawned area.Nans Cottage offers its own seating area with riverside views. When sleep calls, retreat back inside to wash away the day with a revitalising shower or soak in the tub before hunkering down in a pretty king-size or twin bedroom, preparing for another day of adventures. The area is an abundance of walks from leisurely scenic strolls to the more adventurous mountain hikes, perfect for all types of adventures. In the morning, take a scenic drive to Coniston Water, a beautiful lake surrounded by picturesque scenery perfect for delighting a leisurely walk along the lakeshore, boating, kayaking, or simply relaxing and taking in the tranquil atmosphere. Located in nearby Coniston, The Ruskin Museum also offers insights into the life and work of John Ruskin, a renowned Victorian art critic, and social thinker, whereas in Ulverston you can uncover the narrow streets, visit the Laurel and Hardy Museum, enjoy local shops, cafes and restaurants of soak up the town’s delightful atmosphere. Experience the majestic ruins of Furness Abbey, one of England's most important medieval monastic sites or experience an exciting wildlife adventure at the South Lakes Safari Zoo in Dalton-in-Furness. With the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway also within accessible reach, you can take a nostalgic steam train ride through the Leven Valley and disembark at Lakeside, where you can explore the Lake District Aquarium and board a boat on Windermere. With all of this and more to enjoy, secure your next Cumbrian adventure by booking Nans Cottage.

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About the location


Ulverston 5 miles; Coniston 10 miles.

The small village of Spark Bridge is a couple of miles away from the village of Greenodd, which has a selection of shops next to th River Crake, whilst just five miles away is the ancient market town of Ulverston. Ulverston is famous for its street markets and festivals, and boasts a wide range of shops and various leisure facilities. It is also home to the only Laurel and Hardy museum in the world. This is a great location for a walking holiday, and within driving distance are a number of attractions including, Grizedale, Coniston, Windermere, Hawkshead and Beatrix Potter's Hill Top, as well as the beautiful Furness Coast, with its golden beaches and good birdwatching opportunities. An ideal location for enjoying fantastic coastal and countryside pursuits.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas