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A period cobblers shop-fronted house on the solway coast close to Cockermouth

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

PLEASE NOTE THAT PROPERTY IS CURRENTLY UNDER RECONSTRUCTION - WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING BOOKINGS FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR.

The owners part time residence, the property has a Victorian Old Cobblers shop front (Sewells Cobblers) with 2/3 bed accommodation. Quirky and unique, it is 15 mins or 6 miles to Cockermouth, 25 minutes to Keswick, 2 mins walk to the Town with Family Bakers, Butchers a Co-Op and Lidl and a selection of independent retail businesses, Promenade, Harbour, Roman museum, Aquarium & The Wave Venue with climbing and caving experience attractions etc. It is ideal for exploring the Solway Coastand and the Lake District is within easy reach by car and public transport. The property is fully furnished in a mix of Victorian / Edwardian with Contemporary styles and equipped for relaxation and adventure. An alternative to central Lakes options. The old shop is the 'Vintage & Quirky' antique shop that is rarely open.

Accommodation comprises entrance hall, study/lobby, dining kitchen, utility, overgrown garden formed from the ruins of the old Cobblers workshops (Formerly Armstrongs' Clothiers) On the first floor, there is a large sitting room with settees and a woodburning stove, T.V. Vintage Hi Fi etc.

Bathroom in Victorian style.

Next floor up are two bedrooms with double beds and then very steep stairs to a quirky loft with a further double bed and a single 'put you up' settee that could sleep 1. I would prefer adults only to use the loft, and with caution as the stairs are very steep and the decor is unusual /spooky!

The town dates from Roman times with Harbour and Prom and has Pub's cafes and shops. There is a Plaza Cinema within 10 minutes drive. The location itself is only 2 minutes walk to fantastic views over the Solway Firth to Dumfries. The promenade is an easy walk to the Golf Course and beach with excellent Cycle Paths. Part of the Coast to Coast Cycle route.

Bassenthwaite Lake (with an Osprey viewing point), Keswick and Derwent water are the closest lakes and, slightly further afield, Dove Cottage (home of William Wordsworth), Ruskin's House, Scawfell Pike (the highest mountain in England) and the Eskdale and Wasdale Valley's with owners' favourite Wastwater Lake and an array of walks, eating places and real ale pubs.

More Details

Property Manager
Malcolm
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2017

What makes this house unique

Quirky, 'one off', individual property with old-style charm mixed with a unique style.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Maryport in Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

There is an option for breakfast of your choice to be delivered daily at a pre arranged time if required. shorter stays are negotiable with owner

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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