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Bay View Cottage

Flookburgh near Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 931858)


  • Sleeps 6 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Reviews

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    “Great House, Shame about the bed.”

    Spent 4 days at this property and the house is fantastic. The upstairs living room gives you great views over Morecambe Bay. Have to be careful though of the low ceilin... more

    Spent 4 days at this property and the house is fantastic. The upstairs living room gives you great views over Morecambe Bay. Have to be careful though of the low ceiling in the four corners. It has a large kitchen and a very large back garden. The bedrooms are a good size with the master having an en suite. However the bed in this room was a small double and the mattress was very uncomfortable, as soon as you got in you tended to roll into the middle of the bed. Did not sleep well. Also the driveway into the property is quite tight and can be a bit hairy. On a more positive note the showers and bath are fantastic. Would stay here again but only in a larger bed with a better mattress.

The property

Flookburgh 0.5 miles.

This detached cottage is located close to the Lake District National Park near Flookburgh, just a few miles from the priory village of Cartmel.

This spacious cottage is ideal for families or friends seeking a relaxing holiday with plenty of walking opportunities close by.

With three ground floor bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, the cottage is easily accessible.

There is also a large kitchen with a dining area so the whole group can gather together for a home-cooked meal, and why not continue your evening with a drink outside, as patio doors lead out from here to the 150 foot garden?

Upstairs there is a superb sitting room with a woodburning stove, ideal for relaxing in front of after a busy day.

Being located close to the coast on the Cartmel Peninsula and the Lake District National Park, there is a host of things to do, with stunning wetlands and nature reserves nearby and all the beautiful southern fells of the Lakes to explore.

Children will love nearby Ducky's Park Farm, the Aquarium of the Lakes, Grizedale Forest and the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway at Newby Bridge, whilst the delicious sticky toffee pudding sold in Cartmel Village Shop will be adored by everyone.

This welcoming cottage makes a great base for enjoying all that this part of Cumbria has to offer.


  • Mostly ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • First floor sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, Fuel and power inc. in rent, fuel for stove can be purchased locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and fruit trees
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: There is a step leading to the kitchen/dining area and three steps to the front door
  • Note: Sitting room has sloping ceilings.

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About the location


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
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