Cartmel 2 miles.
This delightful semi-detached character cottage is located in the Lake District National Park close to Cartmel and Newby Bridge, making it ideal for family or friends wishing to enjoy and explore this stunning area.
The cottage is ideally situated in open countryside with a woodburning stove, stone flagged floors, latch doors and period fireplaces.
Stylish and tastefully decorated, there are quality features, granite work surfaces and a contemporary, quality bathroom with a freestanding bath providing the perfect place to soak and relax in after your day’s activities.
The bedrooms are tastefully decorated and have large comfortable beds and provide panoramic views to the open countryside through the sash windows which have plantation shutters.
Outside, there is an enclosed patio courtyard with furniture, ideal for enjoying a coffee or dining alfresco whilst enjoying the open views to the surrounding countryside.
You can walk to the nearby village of Cartmel through open countryside along the footpath next to the cottage.
Cartmel is home to the famous sticky toffee pudding, an array of excellent gastropubs, and the renowned L’Enclume restaurant.
There is also the ancient 12th century priory in Cartmel and the UK’s smallest racecourse which has meets during the spring and summer months.
The southern tip of Lake Windermere at Newby Bridge is just a 10 minute drive away where you can enjoy a steam train ride which meanders to Haverthwaite.
You can also embark on a Lakeland steam cruise from the jetty here to popular Bowness and Ambleside, which has The World of Beatrix Potter among its many attractions.
Close by is the elegant Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands, with its speciality shops including a chocolatier and railway station where you can take trips up the coastline or across the estuary viaduct to popular Arnside.
Also within easy reach are the historic houses of Holker Hall which has food festivals and Levens Hall with its world class topiary garden.
This wonderful cottage is in a perfect location for exploring the southern Lake District area.
Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request). Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
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.