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Cartmel 2 miles; Lake Windermere 8 miles; Kendal 10 miles.
The charming Edwardian resort of Grange-over-Sands is set between the Lake District fells and Morecambe Bay and offers one of the mildest climates in the north of England. Formerly a small fishing village, the introduction of the Furness Railway transformed Grange-over-Sands into a fashionable Edwardian resort. Today, the town has much to offer the visitor including a traffic-free promenade, delightful ornamental gardens, golf courses, brass band concerts and excellent bird watching. Just a short drive away are Lake Windermere, the villages of Bowness-on-Windermere and Hawkshead, which still retain the charm and character that has endeared them to so many, and the home of sticky toffee pudding, Cartmel, with its famous racecourse and the L’Enclume restaurant, which has been voted the 4th best restaurant in the UK. Set amidst the southern lakes, this attractive town makes a superb base from which to enjoy the whole of this magical area.
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A lovely ground floor wing of a majestic, stone-built Edwardian house, in a superb, elevated position with magnificent views, in the district of Kents Bank, in the charming town of Grange-over-Sands. With its own private entrances, this Grange-over-Sands cottage has been tastefully renovated to provide first class holiday accommodation of real style, elegance and comfort, perfect for couples or families. This spacious Grange-over-Sands holiday home combines modern amenities with original character features, including an impressive master bedroom, which boasts a high ceiling, feature fireplace and a large bay window with breathtaking views across Morecambe Bay to Ingleborough, Arnside Knott and Humphrey Head. The spacious sitting room also boasts high ceilings and a picture window to take advantage of the spectacular views, plus the designer bathroom and kitchen all go together to provide a Grange-over-Sands cottage of real quality. This Grange-over-Sands cottage is ideally located for enjoying all that this area has to offer, including fantastic fishing, golf, cycling, excellent restaurants, several fine pubs with beer gardens overlooking the beautiful estuary, plus just a short drive away is the renowned L’Enclume restaurant. This wonderful Grange-over-Sands cottage also provides the perfect base for those wishing to explore the surrounding picturesque limestone hills or the walks and cycle routes of the Southern Lakeland Fells. With the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales also within easy reach, this delightful Grange-over-Sands cottage has plenty to offer!
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area (seats 2). Large sitting room with dining area.
Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, selection of books, DVDs and games, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Front elevated garden with patio area and furniture. Rear access to courtyard and secure building with utility, bike storage etc. Off road parking for 2 cars. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop/Post Office and Kents Bank train station 5 mins walk. Pubs/restaurants 1.5 miles. Note: There are steep areas in the garden - please ensure children are supervised at all times. Note: The arrival time at this property is 4pm.
Previous visitors' comments about Fairhaven:
Excellent all round - this was an exceptionally well presented property in a lovely location. The owners were attentive and welcoming.
Mr Noakes, Maidstone, February 2013
The tranquillity and peaceful surroundings with a splendid view.
Mr Coombs, Fowey, November 2012
Great views. All on one level which was ideal for Mum. Excellent access to lakes. Lovely location.
Mrs Dowling, Bury, August 2012
Delightfully decorated, warm and friendly, gorgeous view.
Mrs Lewis-enright, Wokingham, August 2012