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Outerthwaite Cottage

Flookburgh near Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 916187)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Williamson

    “Yes we were booked into another ...”

    Yes we were booked into another cottageCase ID69292 from Friday 06 July, but as there was buuilding work i.e deep trenches right at the side of doorstep we informed Alice Saturday morning and she very kindly found us this cottage, which we moved to on Saturday 7th. This was the first time I have had to complain regarding Sykes cottages, and have used you for many years. So when we arrived at Outerthwait Cottage near Flookborough we were so relieved and relaxed to enjoy our last minute holiday ...

    Yes we were booked into another cottageCase ID69292 from Friday 06 July, but as there was buuilding work i.e deep trenches right at the side of doorstep we informed Alice Saturday morning and she very kindly found us this cottage, which we moved to on Saturday 7th. This was the first time I have had to complain regarding Sykes cottages, and have used you for many years. So when we arrived at Outerthwait Cottage near Flookborough we were so relieved and relaxed to enjoy our last minute holiday very much. I cannot praise the cottage owner or his family enough, they were so kind and helpful, and we had a really lovely time at this very comfortable cottage.We also enjoyed watching the comings and goings of them bringing in the Silage and now appreciate how hard a job it is on a farm. Would thoroughly recommend this cottage as it had everything you could wish for and more, the views down the fields to Morecambe Bay were very good, and the cottage was immaculate and very comfortable. Hope to return in the future.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher

The property

Flookburgh 1 mile. A splendid semi-detached cottage on a traditional livestock farm, 1.5 miles from the priory village of Cartmel, three miles from Grange-over-Sands and eight miles from the tip of Lake Windermere.

This Flookburgh cottage has superb views down across the fields to the Morecambe Bay coast and Humphrey Head – a limestone outcrop which is now largely a nature reserve.

Guests at this cottage near Cartmel will find two bedrooms, a wonderful bathroom, an excellent kitchen and a cosy sitting room, offering welcoming accommodation all year round.

Outside, there is a delightful enclosed patio area which looks out across the farmyard.

This Cark-in-Cartmel cottage makes an ideal base for exploring this beautiful corner of Cumbria, with the Lake District a short drive away, with its breathtaking lakes and imposing mountains to enjoy.

The pretty village of Cartmel has some excellent pubs and stylish shops to visit, plus of course the ancient priory.

Rail enthusiasts at this Flookburgh cottage will be delighted to join the branch line at Cark-in-Cartmel or Grange-over-Sands and travel over the aqueduct to Arnside, whilst younger visitors will enjoy the Lakeside & Havethwaite Railway and Aquarium of the Lakes at Lakeside.

Of course, after a day of exploring, you can return to your cosy Grange-over-Sands cottage to relax in comfortable surroundings and catch up with the days’ activities on the farm.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Enclosed front patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

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About the location

FLOOKBURGH

Cartmel 2 miles; Grange-over-Sands 3 miles.

A superb base to explore this interesting and beautiful area, the historic village of Flookburgh is set near the shores of Morecambe Bay on the outskirts of the magnificent Lake District. It is thought that the locally-caught Fluke fish take their name after the village, and once, Flookburgh was a popular resting point for travellers crossing the sands from Lancaster and still provides a home for cockle and shrimp fishers. Facilities in the village include two pubs, a grocery, a chemist, a Post Office and two food outlets. The Cumbrian Coastal Way footpath passes nearby and a short walk away from the village is delightful countryside, such as Humphrey Head, views of the bay, with its wading bird life, and Coniston's mountain range. A few minutes’ drive or a pleasant off road walk leads to historic Cartmel, with its beautiful Priory, popular race course, antique and gift shops, pubs and restaurants; including the Michelin Star-rated L’Enclume. Just over a mile away you will find the beautiful house and gardens of Holker Hall and also nearby you can try horse riding just six miles to the north at Bigland, or visit the Edwardian resort of Grange, which offers a range of hotels, restaurants, shops, a traffic-free promenade, ornamental gardens and golf courses.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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