A cosy terraced cottage sleeping 4+cot within easy reach of the coast, lakes and western fells. There is private off road parking and private residents' access to the Whitehaven - Ennerdale cycle track. We welcome up to 2 well behaved dogs (surcharge applies). We actively welcome children to 18 Parkside and can provide a cot, high chair, baby bath, potty and toddler step on request. The cottage is furnished throughout with socket safety covers, blackout roller blinds with cord safety restrictors and a permanent safety gate. There is a secure, enclosed, landscaped garden accessed through the rear of the house, which features a large decking area with coffee table and seating for 4.
Downstairs there is a sitting / dining room with an electric 'log burner' fire. The family bathroom has a WC (fitted with integral toddler seat), sink and bath with shower over. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided. The galley kitchen is also situated on the ground floor with a washing machine, microwave, electric cooker, kettle, toaster and large fridge/freezer. The kitchen is very well equipped including a hamper and flask for day trips! All kitchen linens are provided and complimentary cleaning products and washing powder/fabric softener. There is a basket with child crockery and cutlery provided (please bring your own baby bottles/sippy cups etc). There is a door into the yard (with lockable door into the garden) with a retractable washing line.
Both bedrooms are situated upstairs. The rear bedroom has a double (4ft6) pine bed, and views over the garden, cycle track and fields behind. The front bedroom can be configured as either a king size (5ft) bed, or 2 small single (2ft6) beds. It has views over Dent Fell.
Private parking is off road, outside the cottage. All gas/ electricity usuage is included in the rental price as well as free wi-fi. There is Freeview TV, and the Welsh dresser in the sitting room houses a selection of games, jigsaws, colouring pencils & paper and duplo to keep the children amused on rainy days!
Entry to the cottage is by key safe from 3pm onwards. Please vacate by 10.30am on the day of departure.
Please provide your own cot bedding and towels for the beach.
Dogs are not permitted on the furniture, or upstairs, for the courtesy of subsequent guests. Please bring your own dog beds, food/water bowls and poop bags.
18 Parkside is strictly non smoking.
There are 2 steps at the front door, and a step from the back door into the yard. There are 2 tall steps from the yard into the garden, and steps up the garden to the gate. There are also 2 steps from the garden path up onto the decking area. Both bedrooms are situated upstairs (and the bathroom is downstairs).
Parkside is a hamlet consisting of a row of terraced cottages, some houses and a hotel. The nearest 'corner shop' is situated a mile away in either Frizington or Cleator Moor. Supermarkets can be found in Whitehaven (15 mins drive away).
It is within easy reach (by car) of the Georgian town of Whitehaven, the coastal town of St Bees (start if the coast-to-coast), Ennerdale Water, the Buttermere valley and Cockermouth (where you can visit Wordsworth House, the childhood home of William & Dorothy Wordsworth). There are plenty of attractions to interest and delight children and adults within easy driving distance, and there are visitor leaflets in the cottage for guests to browse through.