This well-presented cottage stands just a stone’s throw away from the delights of Cockermouth. This lovely holiday home, sleeping 4, offers a spacious master bedroom and a comfortable twin room. In the compact kitchen, guests will benefit from a dishwasher and a Dolce Gusto coffee machine, with a starter pack of coffee pods provided courtesy of the owner. You’ll love the spacious living room where you can throw a couple of logs on the wood burner, relax on one of three Chesterfield sofas and enjoy the supersized 63" TV with Chromecast.
Buttermere Cottage is the perfect base to explore the delights of Cockermouth on foot. Situated right in the heart of this charming town you will find an array of independent speciality shops, quaint restaurants and coffee houses, as well as a great selection of pubs and even a couple of micro breweries almost on your doorstep. Walking from the property you’ll reach the town centre in just 200 yards, passing by the Kirkgate Centre where you can take in a show or a movie. Walk through the town and you can visit the birthplace of the famous writer William Wordsworth, 800 yards, and then cross the river where you can feed the ducks and let the children play in the memorial gardens, 900 yards. If you want to get active while on holiday you can hire bikes just 400 yards away and go for a swim at Cockermouth Leisure Centre, 700 yards.
This picturesque market town, home to the famous Jennings’s Brewery, sits at the junction of the River Cocker and the River Derwent on its journey to the sea at Workington. As Cockermouth is right on the border of the Lake District National Park, you can choose between the adventure and rugged scenery of the lakes and mountains or the long stretches of sandy beach and stunning views across the Solway Estuary to the southern mountains of Scotland. You really have got the best of both worlds.
From Cockermouth, your nearest Lake is Bassenthwaite which sits at the foot of the Skiddaw range, offering fantastic walks and views across the Northern Fells. Bassenthwaite is also home to The Lakes Distillery offering tasting tours only 5 miles away, and The Lake District Wildlife Park which is a great day out with the family, 6 miles away. The popular town of Keswick is 14 miles away and can be reach by car in about 20 minutes.
For walkers and cycling enthusiasts you’ll love the route over the Whinlatter pass to Whinlatter Forest Park, or continue down the valley to Buttermere. With Buttermere Cottage you really have got all the ingredients for a memorable Lake District holiday. Beach 9½ miles. Shop and restaurant 400 yards, pub 50 yards.
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Living room: With wood burner, 63" Freeview TV with Chromecast.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Dolce Gusto coffee machine.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included.
On road parking. No smoking. Please note: The rear courtyard is for access only. There are steps in the grounds.
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