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Cartmel 2 miles; Bowness on Windermere 12 miles.
Cark in Cartmel is a small Lakeland village just two miles from Cartmel, one of the prettiest villages in the Lake District. Cark is well served by the Furness line railway, and features pretty streamside strolls, lovely walks to the local coastline, overlooking Morecambe Bay, two fine traditional old pubs and a scattering of small shops. It is a very short stroll from here to Holker Hall, the stately home of Lord Cavendish, whose house, gardens and deer park are open to the public. Nearby Cartmel offers quaint cobbled streets littered with antique shops, a charming gift shop, welcoming, traditional pubs serving real ales, and the nationally acclaimed Michelin Star awarded L'Enclume restaurant. Take advantage of excellent walking opportunities amidst beautiful, unspoilt countryside or visit The National Hunt Racecourse, the Campbell Legend Bluebird Exhibition and the Lakeland Motor Museum, all close by. The quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands, with its Edwardian buildings, mountain backdrop, fabulous sea views, promenade and two golf courses is 4 miles away. Windermere, with its panoramic views over England's longest lake, is within a fifteen minute drive. A superb holiday destination, at any time of year.
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An extremely spacious, luxury ground floor apartment, superbly located in the pretty mill village of Cark in Cartmel. Very well appointed throughout, this Cark in Cartmel self-catering apartment is ideal for couples wishing to stay in peaceful surroundings but have access to all the fine restaurants and attractions this area has to offer. Set within a former gentleman’s residence, a listed building which has been very tastefully converted into six apartments, this Cark in Cartmel holiday apartment boasts high ceilings and has one bedroom, one bathroom, a fine sitting room offering views across the shared grounds and a fully fitted kitchen with a dining area. The pleasant shared grounds of this Cark in Cartmel apartment provide a perfect space to enjoy the tranquil surroundings, with a small river running through the grounds – an ideal place to sit and relax with a refreshing drink. The quaint old mill village of Cark has a popular pub serving food, and a local shop. A gentle walk from this Cark in Cartmel holiday apartment takes you to Holker Hall, with its fine gardens, deer and food hall offering excellent local produce. The slightly larger village of Cartmel is less than a 5 minute drive away, and is famous for both its medieval priory and the L'Enclume restuarant. The village even has its own racecourse, and interesting shops including the Cartmel Village Shop where speciality puddings can be purchased including the scrumptious Sticky Toffee Pudding. A branch line runs through Cark from the Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands, up the Cumbrian coast and eventually on to Carlisle. With the Lake District National Park a short drive away and the Cumbrian Coast to explore, this Cark in Cartmel holiday apartment is a perfect base, any time of the year. Note: This property can be booked with Ref 17831, to accommodate 5 people.
All ground floor. One double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Large fitted kitchen with dining area featuring solid oak table. Spacious sitting room.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, selection of DVDs, iPod dock, Nespresso coffee machine. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared lawned gardens to front and rear with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: Property is alongside a river, children should be supervised at all times.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about 2 Cark House:
The location and very spacious kitchen dining area and reception room. It was nice and quiet and well equipped.
Dr Tasker, Ascot, October 2012
It was a joy to be in such a nice apartment. It was perfect.
Mr Hitchcock, Carmarthen, September 2012
Good base to explore south and central Lakes. Quiet and peaceful setting.
Mrs Thompson, Chalfont St. Giles, September 2012
Excellent position to enjoy the Southern parts of the Lake District. Village of Cark can meet all your food needs, eating out or at home.
Mr Wilkinson, Norwich, August 2012