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Wharton Cottage

Cartmel near Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 913904)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Chantry

    “Perfect positioned cottage right in ...”

    Perfect positioned cottage right in the heart of Cartmel a few little things as in the chairs around the table need fixing some of the lamps and lights didn’t work but overall a nice break great walks right outside the door and lovely friendly pubs serving great food

    Perfect positioned cottage right in the heart of Cartmel a few little things as in the chairs around the table need fixing some of the lamps and lights didn’t work but overall a nice break great walks right outside the door and lovely friendly pubs serving great food


  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This delightful, end-terrace cottage is steeped in character, located in the heart of the charming and ancient priory village of Cartmel, near Lake Windermere.

Surrounded by fascinating landscapes, including limestone pavements, the sands of Morecambe Bay, and beautiful fells, this Cartmel cottage is the perfect base for friends and families seeking to explore the Lake District’s southern peninsula.

This traditional, whitewashed Cartmel cottage offers three wonderful bedrooms, including two double rooms and a family room, along with a ground floor bathroom.

Unwind with a relaxing soak, after a day exploring this wonderful area, in the family bathroom, and prepare picnics, for those days spent out and about, in the well-equipped kitchen.

Gather around the dining table and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals, with a Rayburn range to banish the cold on blustery winter nights.

Retire to the sitting room and toast your toes by the gas stove, unwind with a good book, or plan tomorrow’s adventures from this wonderful Cartmel cottage.The beautiful village of Cartmel features the Cartmel Village Shop, specialising in supplying locally-sourced food, the home of sticky toffee!

Spend lazy summer afternoons wandering around the village, perusing its charming selection of shops and collection of fine pubs and excellent restaurants, all sitting right on your doorstep.

The village racecourse is also within yards of this Cartmel cottage and frequently, horses are ridden past the cottage from their livery yard, adding to the enchantment of this lovely Lake District village.

The Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands is just ten minutes’ drive away, boasting beautiful parks and gardens, and situated alongside Morecambe Bay.

Fell Foot Park lies on the shores of Lake Windermere, just fifteen minutes away, with views across Lake Windermere.

Lakeside is home to the ‘Aquarium of the Lakes’ and the terminus for the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway.

Hop aboard a Windermere Steamer and cruise up the lake to visit the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere, and the pretty village of Ambleside.

This Cartmel cottage is ideally placed for groups of friends and families exploring the Lake District, all year round.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room with Rayburn range. Sitting room with gas stove.


  • Gas central heating with gas stove and Rayburn stove
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, phone (incoming calls only)
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Parking permit for 1 car in car park 3 mins walk
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 1 min walk
  • Note: Property has a number of internal steps and narrow doorways, making it unsuitable for wheelchair users.

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About the location


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 ale, the nationally acclaimed, Michelin Star awarded L'Enclume restaurant, and the Cartmel Village shop, which sells the famous sticky toffee pudding. Take advantage of excellent walking opportunities amidst beautiful, unspoilt countryside, visit The National Hunt Racecourse, Campbell Legend Bluebird Exhibition, Lakeland Motor Museum and Holker Hall with its spectacular gardens, all of which are 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 thirty minute drive. A superb holiday destination, at any time of year.

Region Information

Note: Works are been carried out on a house at the back of the courtyard until the end of July 2018. These works are from Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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