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Cumberland Betty

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Askam-in-Furness, near Ulverston, CumbriaCumbria
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 1
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Set in a scenic and tranquil location with dynamic, panoramic views to Coniston Old Man, Cumberland Betty is a beautiful shepherd’s hut for two.

Overlooking the Duddon Estuary, Cumberland Betty is the perfect springboard to enjoy the Lake District and its surrounds. This property occupies an ideal spot on the edge of the village of Askham. The views to Coniston Old Man are to die for, so sit back and relax with your favourite tipple in hand, and watch the sun set over the water. This classic shepherd’s hut is on a working farm, so holidaymakers can experience the true countryside lifestyle. Fishing nearby. Beach ¾. Shop and pub ¾ mile, restaurant 4 miles.Set in an elevated position overlooking the beautiful Duddon Estuary, Peat House (ref W41088), a wing of the owner’s former farmhouse, and Moorside Lodge (ref W43062), a single-storey lodge which is situated in the ground of the owner’s farm, provide an idyllic holiday retreat, and have been lovingly furnished. This is an ideal base for a coastal holiday, and is also close to the south western Lake District Fells and Lakes. The village of Askam has a good range of shops and a railway station, where you can take a trip along the Cumbrian coast and through glorious countryside, with wonderful views. There is an abundance of walks right on the doorstep, whilst Coniston Water is only a 30-minute drive. Grizedale Forest Dalton Animal Park, 4 miles, makes an excellent day out, with a variety of wild animals from around the world. Lake Windermere and many historic houses and gardens easily accessible for days out. If relaxation is your preferred activity why not just sit on the terrace and enjoy the wonderful views. Shop, pub and restaurant 0.75 miles.

5 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor:
Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Living area: With 21" digital TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With wood burning oven, electric hob, microwave/oven/grill combi and fridge.
Bedroom area: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Electricity, bed linen, towels and logs for wood burning oven included. Small courtyard with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring.

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  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 3

    Confirmed guest, 11/02/2018
    Very disappointing so much so only stayed one night.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 19/11/2017
    Brilliant location very comfortable log burner is ideal would stay again

  • 2

    Confirmed guest, 26/10/2017
    Not a very friendly welcome. Unmade track to property. However an experience I enjoyed but won’t be repeating

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/05/2017
    Had a fantastic time . The weather was great . Plenty of things to do within half hour drive

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7.3 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo
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