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Lavender Cottage

Cark in Cartmel, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 27327)

  • Lavender Cottage - (Ref. 27327)

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    Mrs White

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    Leslie & Mike went out of their way to ensure we had a lovely holiday as they stayed to help me in with my bags as it was just me and our dog this week. The cottage is immaculately clean and they have put a great deal of thought into the 'little' touches to make it so cosy, warm and welcoming. The fresh flowers, fresh bread and wicked cakes along with other niceities where greatly appreciated. I spent many hours reading in the conservatory, the main bedroom bed is fabulously cosy and the ...

    Leslie & Mike went out of their way to ensure we had a lovely holiday as they stayed to help me in with my bags as it was just me and our dog this week. The cottage is immaculately clean and they have put a great deal of thought into the 'little' touches to make it so cosy, warm and welcoming. The fresh flowers, fresh bread and wicked cakes along with other niceities where greatly appreciated. I spent many hours reading in the conservatory, the main bedroom bed is fabulously cosy and the kitchen has all the equipment you could need. Nothing was too much trouble and our initial communication was helpful and thoughtful and this continued at the start and end of my holiday. It is a 'stones' throw from Windermere in a peaceful hamlet and l will not hesitate to return. We have stayed in a great number of cottages over the years but none have come anywhere near the thoughtfullness that has gone into making visitors feel so welcome.

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  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The property

A delightful mid-terrace cottage located on the banks of the River Eea in the quaint village of Cark in Cartmel, just two miles from the priory village of Cartmel and eight miles from Lake Windermere.

At this Cark in Cartmel cottage are a king-size double bedroom and a twin room, which is accessed through the double.

This cosy former weaver's cottage has a light and airy sitting room with a charming window seat to enjoy the lovely view across the river to the fields beyond, whilst the modern fitted kitchen has an adjoining sun room, which provides access to the patio.

Running along the front of this pretty Cumbrian cottage is the River Eea which provides a peaceful and tranquil place to enjoy the local wildlife.

The small village of Cark in Cartmel has a shop and pub, both just a short walk from the cottage and the beautiful Holker Hall and Gardens are also within walking distance.

The village of Cartmel is nearby and is one of the prettiest villages in the area with its historic priory and a stream running through the centre opening into a square surrounded by excellent pubs and restaurants, as well as being the home of the world famous sticky toffee pudding.

The Lakeland villages of Coniston, Hawkshead and Grasmere are all within 45 minutes' drive and the tip of Lake Windermere is just 8 miles away and is home to Fell Foot Park where you can hire rowing boats to explore this beautiful area.

A warm and welcoming Cark in Cartmel cottage, to be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (accessed via double room). Shower room with shower, basin and WC - situated between both bedrooms. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with gas fire. Sun room. External utility.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, freezer and tumble dryer in utility, TV with FreeSat, DVD, CD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Roadside parking opposite cottage
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Patio to rear with furniture and small front terrace
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: This property is alongside a river, children and pets to be supervised at all times.

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About the location

CARK IN CARTMEL

Cartmel 2 miles; Bowness on Windermere 16 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 and also now home to a licensed brasserie The Ilex. 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. Nearby Cartmel offers quaint cobbled streets littered with antique shops, charming gift shops, welcoming traditional pubs serving real ales, and the nationally acclaimed Michelin Star awarded L'Enclume restaurant. The quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands, with its Edwardian buildings, mountain backdrop, fabulous sea views, promenade and two golf courses is four 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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