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Sunny Brow Cottage

Blindcrake, Lake District
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Located on the fringes of The Lake District National Park, with walks from the doorstep and views across the valley and fells beyond
  • Contemporary style and character features combine for a great family break
  • 4 miles from the historic town of Cockermouth with its shops, restaurants, and cafes
Property code: 87861

Situated on the edge of the Lakes, refurbished to a high standard with a contemporary feel, this property is the perfect place to enjoy time together in the sociable rooms and fabulous garden after spending the day adventuring.

This property is set in the beautiful Lake District National Park near the town of Cockermouth which is only 4 miles away and has an abundance of eateries and shops so you will not be found wanting. Keswick (12 miles) is a tourist hot spot, which provides an array of independent shops, galleries, and parks to enjoy all on the shores of Derwentwater. Bassenthwaite Lake (6 miles) is the most northerly lake in the region and is a great place to head out on the water. On the northern shore of the lake, the Lakes Distillery offers tasting tours and is also home to a bistro and a group of resident alpacas that visitors can hand feed. Enjoy the long sandy beaches of the Solway Coast which is less than 10 miles from the property.

Enter the striking stone-built detached cottage and be welcomed into the kitchen/diner, which has all the stylish touches and appliances including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, cafetiere, and a coffee bean grinder. The washer/dryer can be found in the utility area. Head on through to the dining room with its quaint décor, which is complemented by the dining table with seating for all, perfect for a family games night or reading a book. Slip through the door to the lounge, styled with a seamless blend of contemporary comfort and charm. The plush L-shape sofa invites you to tune into the TV and DVD player with wood burning stove for those cosy evenings. The elegantly appointed double bedroom boasts refreshing hues, ensuring that sleep comes easy at the end of a busy day. Next door is the shower room with WC. Head on up to the master bedroom where you are greeted by the plush king-size bed, and the third and final bedroom has a single bed. Completing this floor is the family bathroom with bath and WC.

Enjoy fantastic sunsets on the enclosed patio on which you can bask in the warmth perhaps enjoying a tasty meal cooked on the BBQ. There is a lovely large lawn area, perfect for kids and four-legged friends to run around on. There is ample on-site parking for three cars.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 double, and 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with bath and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, cafetiere with coffee bean grinder, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher
  • Utility area with washer/dryer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV and DVD player
  • Enclosed garden with seating, lawned area, and BBQ
  • Ample private on-site parking for three cars
  • Pub, restaurants, and shops 2.5 miles
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Lyndsey Casson

This property is personally managed by Lyndsey.

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

It could take you five lifetimes to visit each of the places mentioned here; a good way to see more of the Lake District National Park is stay at one of our self-catering holiday cottages. Our range of holiday properties in the Lake District and Cumbria gives you the perfect place to stay in the north west countryside or on the coast. Our self-catering cottages in the Lake District offer lovely holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across the Lake District too. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your holiday.

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