These three apartments that have been beautifully refurbished from an 18th century, semi-detached water mill, in the hamlet of Crooklands in the South Lakes, 6 miles from Kendal and 5.5 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale. These spacious apartments have been created within the mill building which is next to a river and each occupies an entire floor with its own private entrance. Furnished in a contemporary fashion, each apartment has open plan living with well-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting areas and all have a woodburning stove which is perfect on chilly evenings to enjoy and relax. Two bathrooms have baths which are ideal for a soak after a day’s exertion while the ground floor apartment has a wet room. The contemporary dining areas all have quality, individual styled dining table and chairs and the tasteful, comfortable soft furnishings are also all slightly different in each sitting area, still keeping the quality modern feel. All apartments share the lawned garden and there are two patio areas with seating, one of which is directly by the river where the mill wheel was once housed. In addition to the garden area the ground floor apartment also has a generous private patio, perfect for enjoying an alfresco meal. Next door is a pub/restaurant and the village shop is only one mile away. These apartments are close to the attractive town of Kendal, often referred to as the gateway to the lakes. There is much to see and do here from Kendal Castle and the Abbot Hall Gallery to visiting the array of shops and eateries with festivals throughout the year. Kirkby Lonsdale is a small but pretty bustling market town with the infamous Devil’s Bridge and beautiful river walk with Ruskin’s steps and vista by the ancient church which will reward you at the end of the walk by the town. There are also the local historic houses of Levens Hall with world class gardens and topiary and Sizergh Castle; both have eateries with mouth-watering fare to tempt you. This area is a walkers’ delight and is also extremely popular for cyclists. The coastal villages of Arnside and Silverdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, are both worthy of a visit. These quality stylish apartments are perfectly positioned to easily explore the Lakes, Yorkshire Dales, coast and estuary and are ideal for family and friends.
This quality ground floor apartment in a former converted 18th century mill has open plan accommodation with a well-equipped kitchen, stylish dining area and seating area with woodburning stove.
The well-decorated and furnished main bedroom has an original fireplace and patio door leading directly onto the private sunny patio.
The shower room is a stylish wet room and the second bedroom has twin beds with views to the countryside.
The private patio is perfect for an alfresco drink or meal and you can also use the shared patio by the riverside and enjoy the sounds of the river and bird life.
Note: This apartment is in the same building as Refs 939433 and 939436, together they sleep 10.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove and gas stove.
- Gas central heating with woodburning stove and gas stove
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Cot and highchair on request
- Off road parking for 1 car
- Secure bike storage
- Private patio
- Shared lawned garden with patio areas
- One well-behaved pet welcome
- Sorry, and no smoking
- Shop 10 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk
- Note: This apartment has ramp access and wider internal doors, may be suitable for those with limited mobility
- Note: Apartment building is set next to a river, children to be supervised at all times.
About the location
Milnthorpe 3 miles; Kendal 5 miles; Arnside 6 miles; Kirkby Lonsdale 7 miles; Silverdale 8 miles; Windermere 17 miles.
Crooklands is mid-way between Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale and Milnthorpe. It offers a pub/hotel, and the Lancaster Canal is within walking distance. Kendal, only five miles away is famous for its yards, narrow lanes, historic buildings and Kendal Mint Cake, as well as the unique Quaker Tapestry. Set in lovely rolling countryside, the area has much to offer, including the Levens Hall’s World renowed Topiery Gardens and deer park, The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Leighton Hall, Sizergh Castle and the Lake District National Park, with Lake Windermere only 20 minutes’ away. Within driving distance is the Yorkshire Dales with caves at White Scar, Ingleton and the internationally renowned Malham Cove, plus in the opposite direction is the Morecambe Bay area of Silverdale. From stunning limestone pavements and wonderful woodland walks to beaches and scenic coastal paths, there really is something for everyone.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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