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Flookburgh near Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 923824)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

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    We had a lovely time at sandpiper. Everything you think you might need was there. Close to the south lakes for exploring.

    We had a lovely time at sandpiper. Everything you think you might need was there. Close to the south lakes for exploring.


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This comfortable end-terrace cottage is located in the heart of the Lake District village of Flookburgh, just a stone’s throw from the priory village of Cartmel and nine miles from Newby Bridge nestled at the foot of Lake Windermere.

Sandpiper is a spacious cottage, ideal for small family groups or friends seeking the southern Lake District and Cumbrian coastline, with two comfy first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom.

A welcoming sitting room with dining area offers a sociable space to relax with French doors opening onto a secluded, private patio area, whilst the separate kitchen has all you need to create a hearty home-cooked meal or pack a picnic for your daily adventure.

Being located close to the coast and the Lake District National Park, the cottage is well placed for experiencing a diverse range of scenery and wildlife, from the lovely lakes and fells to the north, to the wetlands and nature reserves surrounding Morecambe Bay.

Children will enjoy the quaint Lakeland Miniature Village, whilst visitors of all ages will love perusing the local products of the Cartmel Village Shop and sampling some of their delicious treats!

A number of nearby amenities can be found within just a couple of minutes’ stroll, whilst plenty of walks can be enjoyed within easy reach, winding along the coastline.

Leave the car behind for the day and take the train into Grange-over-Sands, where you can roam its fashionable Edwardian promenade and pretty gardens.

Set in a superb touring position, this lovely cottage makes a great base for enjoying this fascinating area at any time of the year.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and electric woodburner-effect stove.


  • Gas central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Three external steps down from sitting room and kitchen to patio

Calculate your drive time

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
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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