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Delicious Breakfast-Private Bathroom, Seaside Town

SuperhostSouthport, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Private room in house hosted by Dorothy
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath

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Large Bedroom with drinks facilities and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower (not ensuite). Breakfast is included and plentiful with fruit, homemade yogurt, cereals and toast, with delicious homemade marmalade & jams. We live in a quiet residential area, within a short driving distance to the seafront, also fantastic dunes on Formby beach, golf and birdwatching. Liverpool is about 50 minutes away by direct train or car.
See our second room at:- https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/445510

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VICTORIAN SEASIDE RESORT * GOLF * BIRDWATCHING * CYCLING - START OF TRANS PENNINE CYCLE ROUTE * RED SQUIRREL RESERVE * LIVERPOOL . . .

Hello and thanks for looking. We have two rooms, this is the larger room:-

LARGE DOUBLE ROOM INCLUDES BREAKFAST.
A light, quiet room that overlooks the back garden.
There is tea, coffee, chocolate, herbal drinks and tempting biscuits.

PRIVATE BATHROOM - your own dedicated bathroom with a walk-in shower. Toiletries & electric shaver point.

We live in a quiet residential area of the town.

BREAKFAST is something our guests really enjoy. We make our own natural yoghurt, seasonal jams including our delicious Seville marmalade, (made only once every year when the Seville oranges arrive!) There is always a delicious range of cereals and toasted bread and fruit, all accompanied with copious amounts of tea and real cafetiere-made fresh coffee! Let us know if you would like some freshly made porridge.

We cater for vegetarians, gluten free and lactose free requirements. Just let us know when you book, please.

Guest access
Front sitting-room - with a number of books and CD player, great space to relax, read, catch up with your emails.
Kitchen - if you would like to cook please just ask and we should be able to accommodate you.
Back garden - table & chairs and a running water pond. On sunny days our guests often love to have breakfast outside.
Large Bedroom with drinks facilities and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower (not ensuite). Breakfast is included and plentiful with fruit, homemade yogurt, cereals and toast, with delicious homemade marmalade & jams. We live in a quiet residential area, within a short driving distance to the seafront, also fantastic dunes on Formby beach, golf and birdwatching. Liverpool is about 50 minutes away by direct train… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Breakfast
Hair dryer
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Hangers
Heating
Essentials
Bathtub

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Southport, Merseyside, United Kingdom

A very quiet area, close to the town centre and walking distance to Churchtown village. There are two parks close by, The Botanic Gardens and Hesketh Park.

PUBS AND RESTAURANTS AT WALKING DISTANCE
There are two good restaurants nearby, THE GRAPEVINE, very popular and you will need to pre-book. The HESKETH ARMS PUB and THE BOLD PUB also offers pub food & a good choice of beers and has a lively atmosphere. There are many good restaurants in the town centre that we can recommend.

TRANSPORT FACILITIES
Transport to and from here is excellent; 5 minutes walk to buses into town and 7 minutes to the train station to Wigan, Manchester, the famous Lake District and beyond. Southport is well served by the rail network going to Liverpool with further links nationwide. Bikes can be transported by train and you can also hire a bicycle very cheaply for about £4 a day in the town centre, it's all flat and easy riding around this area with plenty to see.

WHY COME TO SOUTHPORT?
Southport is a well maintained Victorian seaside resort alongside a Promenade by a lakeside. This classic resort has beautiful Victorian and Edwardian architecture around the town. Well worth a visit is Lord Street, a tree-lined boulevard with many shops and with the newly redesigned Atkinson Arts Centre, the Wayfarer's Arcade. There are plenty of opportunities to sit outside enjoying the many pavement cafes, traditional tea rooms and restaurants. You may want to visit the Inn Beer Shop, selling more than 360 different beers from around the world - a tiny, quirky, independent bar.
The town also has a very good SWIMMING POOL, CINEMA COMPLEX, THEATRES, BOWLING.

BEACH
A lovely place to walk, cycle or birdwatch but not to swim as the tide leaves behind vast expanses of sand and marshes. Stretching from Crosby in the south to Southport in the north, the natural coast is a beautiful expanse of beaches, pinewoods and sand dunes. Southport beach is a short walk from the town centre.

BIRDWATCHING
The large marshes around Southport attract huge amounts of seasonal birds and we are very well provided for with many hides and areas for bird watching in Marshside, MARTIN MERE and MERE SANDS NATURE RESERVE. The tranquil and picturesque forest and lakes of Mere Sands are very interesting and make an ideal place to walk, even if you are not a committed bird watcher.

GOLF
Southport is known as England's Golfing Capital, most recently hosting the OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP. There are 15 top courses which are no more than an hour's drive away and six of them are actually on Southport's doorstep.

CHURCHTOWN VILLAGE is a 10 minute walk away having the great Hesketh Pub, restaurants, quaint shops and antiques. Spend an afternoon at the Botanic Gardens, listening to the Summer Band Concerts.

TRANS PENNINE TRAIL CYCLE ROUTE
The beginning of the trail starts at the sea mark sculpture in Southport. The trail then forms a 215 mile national route and runs from coast to coast. There are also other local trails for walking and cycling with clear leaflet guides to help you.
There are BIKES FOR HIRE in the town centre.

EVENTS IN SOUTHPORT
Mad Dog 10k race
Jazz Festival
Folk Festival
Star Trekk Charity Walk
Food and Drink Festival
Woodvale Car & Bike Rally
Southport Flower Show
24 Hour Yacht Race
Southport Air Show
Musical Fireworks Championships

EVEN MORE REASONS TO STAY HERE

LIVERPOOL - Some 45 minutes by train, a must-see city. It is much easier to leave the car here and travel in by train. After winning the 'City of Culture' it has been transformed into a more sophisticated, stylish, diverse and interesting city offering everything from museums, galleries, two amazing cathedrals, Liverpool 1 fashionable Shopping Centre, the Albert Dock Waterfront, the Northern Tate Art Gallery and of course, all of the BEATLES history and the two famous FOOTBALL teams, Liverpool & Everton.

RUFFORD HALL is just a short drive away, situated on part of the beautiful Leeds to Liverpool canal. Then there's the home of the GRAND NATIONAL - Aintree Racecourse, and also nearby is the atmospheric and ever-changing art installation on the beach entitled 'Another Place' by ANTONY GORMLEY. CHESTER and WIGAN PIER are also very accessible by car or train.
A very quiet area, close to the town centre and walking distance to Churchtown village. There are two parks close by, The Botanic Gardens and Hesketh Park.

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I grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I enjoy family the most, friends, fell walking, and reading. Travelling is our great life enhancer and we hope to do much more of it as we browse at the many amazing Airbnb places around the world. We no longer have pets and we don't smoke. We have two grown-up girls no longer living with us; so it is lovely to have guests. John is a retired art and design teacher and he also enjoys hosting and getting to know the guests that come to us from around the world.
I grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I enjoy family the most, friends, fell walking, and reading. Travelling is our great life enhancer and we hope to do much more of it as we brow…
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