On a quiet and perfectly picturesque country lane within the remote and idyllic Duddon Valley lives Duddon View Cottage. This traditional, stone-built cottage oozes with Lake District character and enjoys open views of the stunning surrounding valley. With rolling countryside, mountain views and a picture perfect river running alongside, this really is a nature lover's paradise and a tranquil place for pure escapism from the hustle and bustle.
With cosy beamed ceilings and a stunning stone-built fire place with large log-burning stove the interiors of Duddon View Cottage are traditional Lakeland perfection. Yet guests will find beautiful & modern country touches which ensure that their stay will be as comfortable as it will be relaxing.
For outdoor enthusiasts The Duddon Valley provides a variety of peaceful walks and cycle routes available from the front door, including Harter Fell, Seathwaite Tarn, Caw Fell and the Coniston Fells beyond.
Views come as standard round these parts and guests can enjoy views to Crinkle Crags and the Langdales beyond, with the High points of Scafell and Scafell Pike looming in the distance.
The local country pub, The Newfield Inn is only a 20 minute stroll or 2 minute drive away and the market town of Broughton-in-Furness with its amenities & road to Coniston is just 6 miles away.
For larger families or groups the neighbouring cottage, Riverside, offers accommodation for a further 4 guests which together provide ample space to sleep 8 guests comfortably across the two cottages. There is also the bonus of an additional pull-out bed in Riverside, perfect for a toddler or young child, taking the total number of beds to 9.
In essence this beautiful & serene Lakeland home is perfect for couples, friends and families alike.
Upon entering via the stone-built porch guests find themselves greeted by a warm embrace of beamed ceilings and traditional features. Duddon View Cottage lounge is a warm and welcoming space. The centre-piece of the room is the large, log-burning stove set within an impressive stone-built fire-surround, guaranteed to warm even the coldest of toes in the deepest of winter.
For relaxing in the evening there is a TV and comfortable seating for 4.
Open to the lounge is the bright dining area. Flooded with light from the glass door leading to the courtyard garden and those stunning countryside views this is the perfect place to dine and unwind after a day of adventure in the surrounding fells.
Duddon View Cottage kitchen is a bright, modern space, awash with light from the velux window in the vaulted, beamed ceiling. This beautiful yet practical space has been carefully refurbished to a beautiful standard and provides modern facilities such as an electric hob, oven, fridge-freezer and dishwasher. There is also a washing machine located in the cottage utility room which is a perfect place for drying muddy hiking boots after days spent walking.
A well-lit staircase with a window for admiring the view halfway up your ascent leads to the first floor of this delightful cottage.
Bedroom 1 is a haven of relaxation and tranquillity. Tastefully decorated and with a comfortable, king-sized bed the room also enjoys delightful views from the country cottage window. The room is completed by its own en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, wash basin and W.C.
Bedroom 2 is a twin room with two, full-sized 3ft single beds. An elegant room in shades of lavender and cream and also enjoying its own en-suite with a modern, walk-in shower, wash basin and W.C.
This thoughtful addition of 2 en-suite bedrooms makes this cottage the perfect choice for pairs of couples or families alike.
The small court-yard garden, complete with garden furniture, offers a place to sit, unwind and appreciate the magnificent panoramic views which surround you.
Heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi & TV. Initial bag of logs provided.
Available to hire
Travel cot & high chair
Private, off-road parking
There is bike storage available in the cottage utility room.
Public Transport 6 miles
Pub 1 mile
Shop 4-6 miles
The majestic Duddon Valley is an explorer's paradise and the best part there's no crowds (shhh)! Walking, biking, swimming, it's all here.
The drive through the Duddon Valley and over the Wrynose Pass is certainly not to be missed during your time in the area, it offers amazing views across the southern Lake District from one of the most spectacular mountain roads in the UK.
From Seathwaite visitors can visit the Memorial Bridge and stepping stones near the Newfield Inn. Seathwaite Tarn also is nearby, where fly fishing is available with a permit available from the inn. The village of Ulpha and its riverside setting is a favourite amongst locals and visitors during the warmer months. Over 300m of grassy riverside allow those who visit a chance to picnic, relax and wild swim in the various pools and shallows of the river.
The largest town in the area, Broughton-in-Furness dates back to the 11th Century and is situated to the south west of the Coniston Fells making it a great base to explore some of the quieter and most beautiful parts of the Lake District. Just a couple of miles from the village is the small hamlet of Broughton Mills and the highly acclaimed Blacksmith's Inn that offers great local food and beer.
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About The Duddon Valley
The majestic Duddon Valley nearby is an explorer’s paradise and the best part there’s no crowds (shhh)! The drive through the Duddon Valley and over the Wrynose Pass is certainly not to be missed during your time in the area, it offers amazing views across the southern Lake District from one of the most spectacular mountain roads in the UK.