“Did more than it said on the tin.”Did more than it said on the tin. Situated in a beautiful setting in the southern fells. Our hosts Ruth and Andy made us feel very welcome. As first time visitors to the lakes it offered easy access to all areas. We managed to visit many of the obvious locations and also enjoy some of the less strenuous walks.Did more than it said on the tin. Situated in a beautiful setting in the southern fells. Our hosts Ruth and Andy made us feel very welcome. As first time visitors to the lakes it offered easy access to all areas. We managed to visit many of the obvious locations and also enjoy some of the less strenuous walks.
- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
This beautifully-presented, ground floor holiday accommodation is set within a detached 19th century coach house in the village of Allithwaite, two miles from the village of Cartmel and the elegant coastal town of Grange-over-Sands.
Formerly a stable block with a hayloft upstairs, which is now the owner’s living quarters, The Coach House is now an ideal holiday base for friends or family wishing to visit this delightful area of Cumbria, with tasteful and quality furnishings throughout.
From the sitting room, French doors open onto the patio where you can have a morning drink in the sunshine.
From the kitchen and one of the bedrooms, French doors also lead into the large, immaculate landscaped garden with far-reaching views to the shore of the estuary.
The property tastefully mixes the old and new, with wooden flooring in most rooms, cast iron radiators, painted brickwork and a stylish, contemporary bathroom and kitchen.
Discover the local sights of Holker Hall and the village of Cartmel, home of the famous sticky toffee pudding, a beautiful priory and race events.
You can also walk on Humphrey Head and enjoy superb views of the coast and the Lakeland hills, allegedly home to the last wolf in the UK.
The area is excellent for walking, with an abundance of wildlife and flowers, and there is also a golf course in nearby Grange-over-Sands.
The Lake District National Park and all it has to offer is also within easy reach!
After a day exploring the local region, why not return to this splendid cottage and enjoy a refreshing drink and a game of croquet on the lawn?
A wonderful holiday home where you can enjoy a fantastic holiday exploring Cumbria and the Lakes, all year round.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with dining area.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven, gas hob, fridge, shared use of washer/dryer in garage, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed Linen and towels inc. in rent
- Ample off road parking
- Lockable bike storage
- Rear, enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
- Croquet set provided
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 5 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
- Note: Max
- 4 people, excluding infants.
About the location
Cartmel 2 miles; Grange-over-Sands 2 miles.
The lovely village of Allithwaite is idyllically located on the western edge of the Cartmel Peninsula, at the edges of the Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Described as being “set like a jewel in a cloak of green”, this village provides a shop, Post Office and a local pub serving food. The historic village of Cartmel, renowned as the prettiest in the Lake District, is just 2 miles away, and boasts charming streamside walks, quaint cobbled streets littered with antique shops, traditional pubs and the acclaimed Michelin Star-awarded L'Enclume restaurant. It is also home to the famous priory and racecourse. The picturesque Edwardian seaside resort of Grange-over-Sands is also within 2 miles and features a traffic-free promenade, delightful ornamental gardens, a choice of golf courses and excellent birdwatching opportunities. A superb base from which to enjoy this magical area.
Note: Max. 4 people, excluding infants.