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Driftwood Studio

Ulverston, Cumbria, England
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Formerly a public convenience, now a novel coastal self-catering studio for 2 with views over Morecambe Bay.

Driftwood Studio is a converted public convenience providing providing a unique self-catering holiday studio property with views over Morecambe Bay and open countryside. The studio set in a tranquil rural hamlet sleeps 2 guests. Lovely quirky interior making the most of the space.

The characterful holiday studio is a perfect base for those looking for a tranquil retreat, cyclists, walkers, bird watchers and other nature enthusiasts. There are beautiful beach walks from your doorstep, plus the site has easy access to the Lake District National Park.

Transportation is not an issue, with a bus stop close by on Coast Road for buses running between Ulverston (a vibrant market town) and Barrow-in-Furness and Roose Railway Station being located just 3 miles away. There is a large variety of nearby attractions, facilities and places to eat.

Inside the Studio there is a light and open main room providing a living/dining area, a shower room, fully equipped kitchen, plus there is a cozy loft bedroom located below the roof and accessed by a narrow ladder-type stair (this room has limited headroom) with a window above the bed, perfect for watching the sunrise/ set. The garden consists of a small patio area which provides further space for the BBQ, bicycle parking, and covered drying area.

Provided facilities include an electric shower, washbasin, toilet, electric fan heater, mirror, towels (Not for beach use), a standard double bed with duvet and 4 pillows on the bed platform (linen provided), TV with Freeview and integrated DVD/radio, usb and hdmi, a multi fuel stove, fridge with ice box, multi function Microwave/fan oven, 2 electric cooker rings, an electric Kettle, toaster, a woodburning stove and electric convector heaters. There is free Wifi internet access, but due to the rural location, basic download speed can sometimes be limited.

No smoking. No pets. Not suitable for young children. Onsite parking. Minimum stay 2 nights. Prices start from £70 per night.

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