This well-designed hideaway for two becomes a cosy bolthole after a busy day exploring the Lake District National Park and the Cumbrian coast.
With an open-plan living/dining/kitchen area on the ground floor, this cottage has been designed with easy living in mind. Move seamlessly from cooking up a feast in the kitchen, to enjoying your meal at the breakfast bar, before retiring to relax on the sofa. Upstairs is the lovely double bedroom and modern bathroom with a shower over the bath. Outside is a great patio garden, perfect for al fresco dining and a soak in the private hot tub!
This cottage can be found in the hamlet of Grizebeck, just a couple of miles from Kirkby-in-Furness. Surrounded by pretty countryside, Grizebeck is an ideal little hamlet if you're looking for a break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Explore the quieter footpaths and hills nearby before stopping off at the hamlet's 300-year-old coaching inn for a hearty meal and refreshing drink. In nearby Kirkby-in-Furness, you'll find a Post Office with village shop, two pubs and the railway station. Ulverston is only 6 miles away. The birthplace of Stan Laurel, Ulverston has a long history as a bustling market town and has a wealth of independent shops and cafes.
Both the Lake District National Park and beautiful South Cumbrian Coast are easily accessible from Grizebeck. Learn all about the history of the Furness Peninsula at Dalton Castle and Furness Abbey. Spend a day exploring the nature reserves on Walney Island, depending on the timing of your visit there's plenty to see from a wide variety of birds to the grey seals who also like to visit this part of the Cumbrian coast. Head north into the Lakes. The stunning valleys of Eskdale and Wasdale are sure to delight fans of fell walking, or head to Coniston Water for picturesque lakeshore walks.
The open-plan ground floor allows for easy, sociable living - just perfect in a holiday cottage for two. The living area has a leather two-seater sofa and two leather armchairs, ideal for relaxing evenings in. For entertainment there's a TV with Freeview and DVD player. The large windows at the end of the living area mean you can gaze out at the view, even when the weather isn't on your side. At the other end of the room is the great well-equipped kitchen. There's an electric oven and gas hob, under counter fridge and separate under counter freezer, useful washing machine and a handy dishwasher - though you won't mind doing the washing up when you see the view from the kitchen sink! Pull up a stool at the breakfast bar to dine in style.
Up the stairs to the first floor. Up here is the pretty double bedroom and modern bathroom. Thanks to its two picture windows and two Velux windows, the bedroom is lovely and light - you're sure to feel instantly relaxed in here. Either side of the leather double bed is a handy bedside table and there's also a chest of drawers and built in cupboard with hanging space. A cream sofa positioned under one of the Velux windows is the perfect spot to escape with a good book. As well as a WC and wash basin, the stylish modern bathroom contains a p-shaped bath with a shower over. Reinvigorate tired muscles under the rainfall effect shower, or indulge in a long soak in the tub.
Open the door from the living area to the delightful rear patio garden. A bistro table and chairs are provided, perfect for a spot of al fresco dining whilst enjoying the views over the surrounding pretty countryside. Treat yourselves to a dip in the private hot tub, the perfect way to finish off your day!