Moorhurst Cottage

Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 913753)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • “Perfect”
    This is our second visit to this fabulous cottage and yet again we have enjoyed every single moment of our stay.The owner Karin must feel very happy in creating such an ideal accommodation for people who appreciate the true beauty of a wonderfully situated property. Needless to say we look forward to returning to this high quality cottage in the near future. Just bring yourselves and enjoy.
    This is our second visit to this fabulous cottage and yet again we have enjoyed every single moment of our stay.The owner Karin must feel very happy in creating such an ideal accommodation for people who appreciate the true beauty of a wonderfully situated property. Needless to say we look forward to returning to this high quality cottage in the near future. Just bring yourselves and enjoy.
    - mickmphs, November 2017
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Features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This outstanding semi-detached cottage, located overlooking the shore, has been styled to complement the views, natural light and location in the elegant Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands.

Thoughtfully and tastefully styled throughout the spacious, light rooms make use of the stunning estuary views and have been carefully presented to ensure maximum comfort and enjoyment during your stay.

The ground floor shower room has a walk-in shower and twin sinks and you can even see the shore views here too if you desire.

Step into the well-equipped kitchen and see the thoughtfully-designed doors that house the washer/dryer and freezer or step outside and enjoy the views from the patio with a morning coffee.

On entering the generous open plan sitting and dining room, you will see that the seating area and stove have been positioned for maximum appreciation of the views so you can watch the tide cover the estuary, view the birds or even the stars at night.

The high vaulted ceiling adds to the feeling of space and design with the stunning floor-to-ceiling slate wall.

Grange-over-Sands has a traffic-free promenade to enjoy the shore and botanical gardens, along with café and pubs and even a chocolatier shop.

From the train station, Kent Bank is a three minute walk away so you can enjoy a journey up the west coast or pop across to the neighbouring Arnside, across the estuary, which is 10 minutes away across the viaduct.

Close by, the attractive village of Cartmel, with its ancient 12th century priory and the UK’s smallest race course, is known as a gastro village with the renowned L’Enclume restaurant and lovely pubs.

It is also the home of the famous sticky toffee pudding which can be purchased from the artisan shop.

Historical houses are also close by, from Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall, with its world-class topiary gardens, and all have super grounds and temping fare in their cafés.

This is a perfect area for walkers and from the centre of Grange-over-Sands you can walk up Hampsfell and see a stunning 360 vista of Morecambe Bay in Lancashire, the wind farms of Barrow and the Lakeland hills.

You are also only a 20 minute drive to Newby Bridge, the southern tip of Windermere, where you can enjoy water cruises to Ambleside and Bowness.

There is so much to see and do from this lovely cottage and it is the ideal place to stay, relax and explore this beautiful area.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x mezzanine king-size double, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Ground floor shower room with shower, twin basins and WC. First floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and gas woodburner-effect stove.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with gas stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and basic Sky, DVD, radio, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking for 2 cars outside cottage on a first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 11 mins walk, pub 1.5 miles
  • Coast 1 min walk
  • Note: Mobile phone coverage varies depending on network and can be limited
  • Note: The mezzanine double bedroom is open from the top of the stairs without a door, care should be taken and access to the family room is through this room.

About the location

GRANGE-OVER-SANDS

Cartmel 2 miles; Lake Windermere 8 miles; Kendal 10 miles.

The charming Edwardian resort of Grange-over-Sands is set between the Lake District fells and Morecambe Bay and offers one of the mildest climates in the north of England. Formerly a small fishing village, the introduction of the Furness Railway transformed Grange-over-Sands into a fashionable Edwardian resort. Today, the town has much to offer the visitor including a traffic-free promenade, delightful ornamental gardens, golf courses, brass band concerts and excellent bird watching. Just a short drive away are Lake Windermere (8 miles), the villages of Bowness-on-Windermere and Hawkshead, which still retain the charm and character that has endeared them to so many, and the home of sticky toffee pudding, Cartmel, with its famous racecourse and the L’Enclume restaurant, which has been voted the 4th best restaurant in the UK. Other attractions in the area include Levens Hall, with its Elizabethan Hall and world famous topiary gardens, Sizergh Castle, a National Trust medieval house and gardens, and Conishead Priory, a Gothic revival country house. Set amidst the southern lakes, the attractive town of Grange-over-Sands makes a superb base from which to enjoy the whole of this magical area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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