Dating back to the 1700s, this comfortable well equipped detached stone built cottage has been completely renovated & refurbished to a high standard by The National Trust and its managers, who live nearby.
It is set in the heart of a beautiful mountain valley at Tongue House Farm amongst crags & streams, very quiet & unspoilt with fascinating walks both high & low in all directions.
At the foot of the beck from nearby Seathwaite Tarn, 'Tarn Foot' is also the breed name of the famous family of award winning Lakeland Fell Ponies bred by the previous tenants, which are still winning prizes at local shows.
Across the part cobbled farmyard, there are views of the valley & the Coniston Fells.
A delightful cottage perfect for couples and those wishing to switch off from everyday life.
Entrance into open plan living area, warm and inviting the sitting/dining area enjoys comfortable seating, log burning stove, TV, DVD & CD player and exposed oak beams. The perfect place to relax after a day exploring the local area. The small kitchen is adequate for two and benefits from electric oven, hob, fridge, microwave & dishwasher.
Upstairs there's the cosy cottage bedroom and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 - double sleigh bed & single sleigh bed with an unusual vaulted ceiling & exposed beams.
Bathroom with bath shower & WC plus conveniently placed washer/dryer.
There are two secluded and enclosed areas with trees & shrubs, garden furniture & barbecue. The perfect place to while away a lazy summer's eve, glass of wine in hand whilst watching the sun set over the valley.
Full oil fired central heating, electricity, initial logs for the fire, bed linen.
Available to hire
Towels, travel cot & high chair.
Parking for several cars.
The cottage is on a private water supply.
Public Transport 8 miles
Pub 1.5 miles
Shop 4-8 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.