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Grange-over-Sands 2 miles; Bowness on Windermere 12 miles.
The historic, South Lakeland village of Cartmel is renowned as the prettiest village in the Lake District. The Priory Church, one of the finest ecclesiastical buildings in the north of England, remains the heart of the community with its gatehouse forming the entrance to the village. The village features pretty streamside walks, 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, Campbell Legend Bluebird Exhibition and Lakeland Motor Museum, all close by. The quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands, with its Edwardian buildings and mountain backdrop, is a mere 2 miles away, whilst 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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Cartmel 1 mile. Dating back to the early 19th Century, these three Cartmel cottages are situated on the magnificent Longlands country house estate, on the fringes of the village of Cartmel in the Lake District. Occupying a commanding position at the foot of Hampsfell hills with sweeping views across the Cartmel valley and approached via a private driveway through beautiful park land, these three Cartmel cottages are sure to impress with their grandeur and charm. Tucked away behind the main house, these three Cartmel cottages have been created out of what was originally the servants’ quarters and the stable blocks. Longlands has a superb walled kitchen-garden overflowing with the freshest natural produce just waiting to be explored and enjoyed. These three Cartmel cottages offer the perfect base for exploring the Lake District and Cumbria and a warm welcome will be extended to all.
A lovely, cosy semi-detached Cartmel cottage, perfect for couples seeking a relaxing getaway. With open plan accommodation downstairs and well appointed décor, this Cartmel cottage is sure to please. The bedroom at this Cartmel cottage can be arranged as either a twin room or a king-size double and there is a lovely outlook from the Juliet balcony over the croquet lawn and grounds towards the driveway. Superb walks can be enjoyed from the door including a pleasant ramble up to the ‘Hospice of Hampsfell’, a viewing tower providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Note: This cottage is next to Refs 10306 and 10307 and together they accommodate 6 people.
One king-size double bedroom (zip and link, can be twin by request) with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire. External utility.
Electric storage heaters with gas fire in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of laundry in external utility, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate by request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shared use of gardens with furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: This cottage will offer short breaks (at 75% of the weekly rate for 3 nights) bookable at any time of the year, starting on a Friday or a Monday only. Note: Cartmel Races weeks commencing 24th May, 19th July and 23rd August 2013 charged at £495.
Previous visitors' comments about Groom's Quarters:
Friendly people, warm cottage and excellent location. We will go again and again.
Mr Milner, Southport, January 2013
A gorgeous setting, property full of character, very peaceful. Cottage was very clean with all facilities and a very big comfy bed and quilt! Very close to villages for necessities, pub grub and of course the sticky toffee puddings!
Miss Blake, Isle of Man, November 2012
Peaceful, comfortable and clean.
Staff were friendly and helpful.
We really enjoyed our stay.
Mr Smith, Thatcham, August 2012
The bedroom was spacious and the kingsize bed was very comfortable, the best we have slept in. We had a great time and our little dog loved walking round the grounds. Very secluded but not too far from the village.
Mrs Hogan, St. Helens, May 2012