Filled with creature comforts and homely touches, this inviting bolthole is perfect for exploring both coast and countryside with family or friends.
Located in the conservation area of Cockermouth, this is a spacious Georgian town house overlooking a cobbled, tree-lined street. The house is a real home from home situated in the perfect location for enjoying all that Cockermouth has to offer.
The property has been renovated and furnished to provide comfortable self-catering accommodation for five people. The owner has made sure that the property is well equipped throughout with thoughtful touches such as hair straighteners and hairdryers. Many of the rooms are light and airy benefiting from high ceilings and tall windows. There is a lovely patio area to the rear of the property.
The centre of Cockermouth is a short stroll down the street offering access to some fantastic independent shops, plenty of restaurants, cafe bars and with good public transport links. At the end of Kirkgate is an excellent pub complete with it’s own micro-brewery. Slightly further away is an award-winning vegetarian restaurant.
Cumbria's beautiful coastline is easily accessible from Cockermouth as are the quiet Western fells and the lakes of Buttermere, Loweswater and Crummock. You can enjoy peaceful walks and superb views in the Western fells whilst the coastline is a haven for wildlife and a great place for birdwatching. Cockermouth also has several museums and Wordsworth House - the birthplace of William Wordsworth.
Within the spacious Georgian town house, the accommodation has been modernised to provide a comfortable place to stay whilst retaining interesting original features. It has a real home from home feel in the perfect location for enjoying all that Cockermouth has to offer.
An original tiled hall leads to the front facing lounge featuring a log effect gas fire and television with DVD/video player. The owners have thoughtfully provided a library of books, DVDs and tourist information.
Off the hall to the rear of the property is a spacious dining room with table and chairs for five people, and a DAB radio. Leading off the dining room is the kitchen featuring a gas cooker, free standing fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, food processor, slow cooker, a coffee machine, cafetiere and a drying rack. The kitchen is very well equipped for self catering with items such as sandwich bags, cling film, foil, tupperwear etc. The owner provides tea, coffee, sugar and milk, so that you can enjoy a welcoming drink on arrival.
In the hall, a well equipped under-stairs cupboard houses laundry items including a drying rack, ironing board, washing baskets and cleaning products.
Upstairs are three bedrooms all with fresh neutral walls and brand new carpets. Overlooking the front of the property is the master bedroom with twin beds, a feature cast iron fireplace and a large Georgian sash window. There is a double bedroom at the rear of the property and a spacious single bedroom, which can accommodate a cot in addition to the bed. All bedrooms feature a clock/radio, hairdryers, straighteners and comfortable furnishings.
The well-appointed bathroom has an electric shower over the bath, a wash basin and WC. Towels are provided.
Outside is a patio area which catches the sun and has a washing line for drying clothes. The patio, with ornamental fish pond, is shared with the neighbouring property and a lawn can be made available on request. There is off-street parking for one car.