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Sunset Cottage 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.


Front 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.  

 The 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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Hallway 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.

Bathroom 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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Double Bedroom 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.  

Twin Bedroom 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 bedroom with 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


KIRKBY-in-FURNESS 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.

Kirkby-in-Furness is 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.

Lake 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.

Bowness-on-Windermere is much larger and livelier and has the larger cruise boats and a greater number of restaurants and shops.

Major 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.

Ulverston 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.

Dalton 15 minutes away, has a leisure centre with swimming pool, sauna and a gym and is the home of the Wild Animal Park.

There are many places to visit….

Dalton 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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