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is set in a beautiful rural setting at Friars Ground, in an elevated position
overlooking the village of Kirkby-in-Furness, with wonderful views out to sea, over hills and
mountains. This two bedroom
spacious cottage is the east wing of the owners fully restored 17th
century farmhouse. It has many
original features, inglenook fireplace, oak beams, flagstone floor, and oak
panelling. The cottage has been
restored to a high standard with all modern facilities but still keeping its
full character. There is a large
south-facing garden laid mainly to lawn. Garden
furniture is supplied for you to sit in and enjoy the extensive views.
door to beautiful fully fitted oak Kitchen
with solid beech worktops and original
flagstone floor. It is fully equipped with fully integrated fridge, freezer,
washer/dryer, dishwasher, electric hob and oven,
microwave, fridge, toaster, and kettle. Stone steps lead down to a cellar holding vacuum cleaner,
iron, ironing board and a wine rack. There
is a full range of cutlery, crockery, saucepans and glasses.
Sitting Room has oak beams and is a lovely room to relax in. This is a
large room with an inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove. A supply of logs is provided.
Fully carpeted it has a 3 piece suite, dining table and chairs, digital TV,
dvd player and a video. Wireless broadband
(WiFi) is available upon request. There is a window seat
with views over the garden, and moorland beyond.
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with original oak panelling, beams, leaded stained glass window and a coat stand
leads through a stable door to the garden.
Large south facing garden laid mainly to lawn. Patio area with garden furniture.
Stairs lead to the first floor and large landing with original beams.
half tiled in burgundy and white with a full Victorian style white suite with
gold taps. Includes a bath and a separate walk-in fully tiled, thermostatic power
shower. Pine panelling, fixtures and fittings.
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with kingsize bed, mahogany double mirrored wardrobe, dressing table and chest of
drawers, mahogany bedside cabinets and bedside lamps. A
black leaded fireplace and beams are nice features.
Original pine stripped floorboards with rugs.
Window overlooks the garden and moorland and sea beyond.
with twin beds, double mirrored wardrobe, set of drawers, bedside table and
light. Beams and wall lights and a
view over the garden, moorland, and out to sea, make this a very pleasant room.
A third bedroomwith twin beds, double pine wardrobe, two sets of drawers, bedside table and light is available by arrangement. A black leaded fireplace and beams give this room lots of character. See tariff for details of charges
is a small coastal village on the Duddon Estuary just a short distance away from
the old market town of Ulverston.
Kirkby-in-Furness has 2 very nice pubs, and a village shop/post
office, which sells most things, including newspapers (open 7 days a week).
We have a railway station, a 12th century church and good
sports facilities including bowls, tennis courts, cricket, football and a
children’s play area.
an ideal location for exploring The Lakes, and with the Cumbria
Coastal Path right on your doorstep, walking, riding, birdwatching,
skydiving etc. are
all readily available.
Windermere and Coniston Water are only 20/25 minutes away by car.
Coniston is quieter but with all the facilities for boat hire, steam
boat trips and teashops.
is much larger and livelier and has the larger cruise boats and a greater number
of restaurants and shops.
such as Debenhams, Etams, Marks and Spencer, River Island and a theatre (Forum
28) are only 25 minutes away at Barrow-in-Furness, as is Hollywood
Park which has a 6 screen cinema, Ten Pin Bowling and Macdonalds, KFC and
Pizza Hut restaurants.
is 10 minutes away by car and is a lovely drive over Kirkby
Moor, which backs onto our garden.
Market days are Thursday and Saturday.
Here you will find a further theatre (Coronation Hall) and many welcoming
pubs, cafes and restaurants.
Dunnerholme Golf Course is nearby.
15 minutes away, has a leisure centre with swimming pool, sauna and a gym and is
the home of the Wild Animal Park.
are many places to visit….
Wild Animal Park, Aquarium of the Lakes, Laurel and Hardy Museum, Haverthwaite
Steam Railway, Coniston and Windermere Lake Cruises, 13th Century
Furness Abbey, Dock Museum, Holker Hall and Gardens (including Donald Campbell
Bluebird Exhibition), Beatrix Potter Museum, and many many more……….
The Sun Set in July
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