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Cockleshell Cottage

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Haverigg, near Millom, Cumbria
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Aptly named ‘Cockleshell’ sits adjacent to the harbour on the Cumbrian Coastal Way with lovely views of the estuary from the balcony.

Cockleshell Cottage is situated in Haverigg, adjacent to the harbour, the sandy beach, and the Cumbrian Coastal Way. A terraced holiday home in a great location, not far from Coniston, Windermere and Muncaster Castle where you can visit the World Owl Centre and the famous Muncaster Ghosts. Visit Ravenglass and take the steam train and explore the Lakeland fells. Alternatively, visit Lancaster or Carlisle by train (station 1¼ miles). Tourist attractions, walking and cycle paths right on your doorstep. There is a horse riding centre 3½ miles away with hill and beach riding available for all ages and abilities. Sea fishing from the beach at Silecroft is only 4½ miles to the north. Shop, pub and restaurant 110 yards.

Ground Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With kingsize bed and Freeview TV and DVD player.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Open tread stairs to...
First Floor:
Living room:
With electric coal-effect fire, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and French doors leading to balcony.
Kitchen/dining room: Galley style with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Second Floor:
Bedroom 2:
With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Balcony. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is a river 20 yards away.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stairgate
  • Christmas Themed Cottage
    Christmas Themed Cottage
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby
    Fishing Nearby
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/01/2017
    had lovely time here in cottage with fab views and walks

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/12/2016
    We were so sad to leave ! It's a really beautiful place, and the cottage is very comfortable.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/11/2016
    Lovely comfortable cottage with excellent views little jem

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 05/11/2016
    Lovely warm cottage with a nice welcome pack

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 24/09/2016
    There were only the bare necessities, not enough cutlery, plates and no bottle opener. Outside light did not work

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your comments. We are sorry to hear that this guest was not entirely happy during his stay. The kitchen area is small as the photos show, and in order to provide a dishwasher and retain space for foodstuffs, we had to compromise on cupboard space. The cottage sleeps 4, but 6 of everything is provided, except for mugs, of which there are 12. We are sorry he couldn’t find a bottle opener and a corkscrew - perhaps a previous guest had replaced it in a less than obvious place?

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/08/2016
    We have stayed at Cockleshell six times now because we love watching and listening to the river and the tide coming in and going out. It is very restful. Walking the dogs on the outer seawall to the blocks and lighthouse is enjoyable with the variety of wildlife in the lagoon. Sue keeps Cockleshell in good condition and responds immediately if you have any queries.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/07/2016
    Another lovely week spent at this lovely cottage. Everything is on hand if you don't want to drive anywhere, Mini supermarket, chippy, two pubs. A tesco in nearby Millom. Lovely walking, fantastic views from the lounge which is on the first floor. I can recommend the Harbour Hotel with its enclosed garden and friendly staff.

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