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Gorse Bank
LA20 6EZ

Gorse Bank, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 7

Pricing From: £317.00

This semi detached cottage is located in the village of Broughton-in-Furness and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.

Gorse Bank is a semi detached cottage close to the centre of the Lake District village of Broughton-in-Furness, just six miles from Coniston Water. The cottage has two double bedrooms, one twin room, one single room and two family shower rooms, making it suitable for seven people. The cottage also contains an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with woodburner as well as a summer room.

Outside the cottage is off road parking for one car and a lawned garden with outdoor furniture. Set in a peaceful part of the Lake District, Gorse Bank is a wonderful family cottage for a year round holiday.


A lovely house in a very nice location. We were very comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We would definitely return.
Mrs Greatrex

A very well positioned cottage - only literally round the corner from the local pubs and shops. The perfect base for a long weekend exploring the Lake District.
Mr Roberts

Gorse Bank is a good centre for exploring the south west Lake District. It was close to the village and there were two very good pubs. We enjoyed exploring Walney Island and Millom - places we probably wouldn't have visited unless staying at Gorse Bank.
Mr Clare

Accommodation was spacious (for 4) and comfortable. The house was warm and cosy. Broughton is a good location for visiting the Lakes, plenty of facilities but far enough away from the tourist hot-spots and with fairly good access to most areas.
Mr Wooltorton

lovely holiday home
We stayed here the first week in June, when the sun shone all week!!!Gorse bank is a lovely house,spacious and well equipped,and very clean.The only downside is that towels aren't provided which we didn't realise,so we bought some.It's a 2min walk to the village,with a butcher[lovely sausages]baker a bit pricey[£1-60 for 1 bun]greengrocer,P O and garage.Our favourite pub/restaurant was the Biacksmiths Arms,the food was great.Sitting on the square on an evening at the local Manor Arms enjoying a pint or two was lovely and relaxing.The house s well positioned for getting about,we went to Ulveston,Coniston,Haverigg,Keswick,and Hawshead.We would definately recommend Gorse Bank.



Parking Space
Linen provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


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Gas central heating with woodburning stove
Gas oven, 7-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge,freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 5 x TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel and power inc in rent, extra fuel for stove can be arranged with owner
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Off road parking for 1 car, additional roadside parking available
Lawned garden to rear with furniture
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shops and pubs 2 mins walk
Note: Access to lawned garden is via approx 5 ascending steps

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Broughton-in-Furness, St Mary's Church - 0.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Duddon Iron Furnace - 1.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Swinside Stone Circle - 2.3 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Ulpha, St John's Church - 3.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Blawith, St John's Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Millom Discovery Centre - 5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Millom, St George's Church - 5.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hoad Monument - 7.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Laurel and Hardy Museum - 7.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Brantwood - 7.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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