A quaint, black and white, 17th century semi-detached picture postcard cottage, in the peaceful seaside village of Silecroft, on the edge of the Lake District National Park. This superb, welcoming cottage radiates traditional charm from every room, from its magnificent original, spiralled Edwardian staircase to its beamed ceilings and nooks and crannies adding character to your stay. Its delightfully presented with three large bedrooms, a family bathroom, a spacious sitting room with a sofa bed offering additional space, a comfortable main sitting room with an open fire and a charming kitchen/diner with a cosy woodburning stove. Outside is a sunny front garden whilst the rear garden has a lawn with pretty flower borders, furniture and a large parasol for sunny days, along with lots of space to enjoy this tranquil location. An excellent pub is just a short walk away, whilst the beautiful, safe sandy beach is approximately half a mile away, the perfect place for a relaxed stroll beside the sea. Silecroft Beach also attracts a lot of sand and wave surfers during the autumn months. For a livelier day on the sand after sunbathing and swimming, Silecroft is also home to a horse trekking centre specialising in memorable coastal rides, just a short walk from your cottage, so you can easily take a gallop along the shore. The Cumbrian Heavy Horses are also based nearby and can be frequently seen trekking over Black Combe, which sits as a magnificent backdrop to Silecroft. A bracing 2-hour climb up Black Combe is rewarded with views reaching as far as Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man. There's also a 9-hole links golf course nearby, whilst the village train station takes you to the West Coast Branch line for scenic day trips, allowing you to leave the car behind. Coniston Water, the third largest lake in the Lake District, is 30 minutes drive away and the beautiful Wasdale Head, lying under the shadows of Scafell, is 24 miles away. This superb cottage with excellent facilities on hand is a perfect place for a holiday with friends or family at anytime of the year.
Central heating by air source heat pump with underfloor heating in shower room, open fire and woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TV with Freeview, DVD, Xbox One, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter packs for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off-road parking. Rear enclosed lawned garden with furniture and Firepit & BBQ plus enclosed front garden. Sorry, no smoking and no pets. Shop 4 miles, pub 5 mins walk. Beach 8 mins walk. Note: There are external steps in the garden. Note: Property has a ground floor sofa bed and shower room, may be suitable for guests with limited mobility. Note: Property caretaker next door has occasional access to his garden via the property's garden. Note: Minimum short break stay is 3 nights. Please note property does not allow hen/stag parties or similar. For outdoor wild swimming equipment or lessons, please contact 'Swimthelakes' in Ambleside. Trekking or riding lessons can also be booked via Murthwaite Green Trekking Centre. Cumbrian heavy horses at Whicham Valley.One small well behaved dog welcome
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite basin and WC, 2 x twin bedrooms. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and woodburning stove. Utility. Sitting room with open fire. Second sitting room with double sofa bed.
The small hamlet of Silecroft is situated on Cumbrias west coast, within the Lake District National Park. The hamlet offers an excellent pub serving food and a riding stable, plus its 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.