Cartmel 0.8 miles.
This superb cottage is one of a row of cottages that back on to a delightful courtyard, just a short walk from the ancient priory village of Cartmel.
Nestled in the pretty Cartmel Valley, close to the village race course, this Cartmel cottage offers excellent accommodation, with award-winning restaurants and specialist food shops within walking distance, and is the perfect retreat for couples or families looking for a quiet holiday whilst exploring this pretty corner of Cumbria and the South Lakes Peninsula.
Originally the coach house for the adjacent manor house, this bright and elegant cottage is one of several cottages on this quiet and secluded site, and has pretty views across a duck pond and a stream which offers a good variety of wild birds.
Many charming features have been retained from the days when horses were stabled here.
Offering all ground floor accommodation, the cottage has an open plan living area with doors to the patio for summertime, and a woodburning stove to keep you toasty during chilly evenings, as well as comfy bedrooms and a superb family bathroom.
Outside, the cottage offers a patio area where you can enjoy the views over the duck pond or simply take in the peaceful surroundings.
Discover the superb walking available right from the door, heading through the pretty village with its impressive medieval priory and village square, or explore the beautiful Lake District, with Lake Windermere just 6 miles away.
This marvellous Cartmel cottage makes a perfect base at any time of the year.
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.