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Rockcliffe

Kents Bank near Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 920948)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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30 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Beech

    “A lovely comfortable, spacious house with wonderful views in a peaceful setting.”

    Had everything you could want for a self catering holiday. Was a little disappointed at the size of the garden and the front of the house could do with a little tlc, but that didn’t detract from our holiday. Not suitable for the infirm due to the steps up to the living area. Our dog managed to get out of the back garden (top right hand side) so maybe the owners could look at this. Our first holiday with our new granddaughter so I didn’t want to come home! Love Grange over Sands and the Lake ...

    Had everything you could want for a self catering holiday. Was a little disappointed at the size of the garden and the front of the house could do with a little tlc, but that didn’t detract from our holiday. Not suitable for the infirm due to the steps up to the living area. Our dog managed to get out of the back garden (top right hand side) so maybe the owners could look at this. Our first holiday with our new granddaughter so I didn’t want to come home! Love Grange over Sands and the Lake District in general. Will definitely stay there again.

    - Mrs Beech, May 2021

The property

Grange-over-Sands 1.5 miles.

This superb detached cottage is situated in the small village of Kents Bank, just 1.5 miles from Grange-over-Sands.

Boasting spectacular views over Morecambe Bay from the first floor, this delightful cottage is conveniently located within a few minutes’ walk from Kents Bank railway station and village shop.

This marvellous cottage is the perfect base for families and friends who wish to spend time together in a charming corner of Cumbria.

With wonderful styling and furnishings throughout, this cottage has a superb first floor kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area.

Also on the first floor is a bright and contemporary sitting room with gas fire and a patio door which opens out on to a large sunny terrace, where you can relax with a drink and admire the forever changing views across the bay.

On the second floor are three bedrooms, including a master super king-size double room with en-suite shower room, as well as a family bathroom, and on the ground floor is a cloakroom with basin and WC.

Attached to this holiday home is a garage with laundry facilities and bike storage, and after a busy day exploring the area on foot or by bike, why not return and enjoy spending time in the rear, enclosed, terraced garden?

Being so close to the branch railway line it’s a shame not to hop on board and take a journey across the bay to the lovely seaside village of Arnside.

Alternatively, drive the few miles to Cartmel in order to browse the charming shops, or you may wish to dine out in style at the famous L’Enclume restaurant.

Younger guests will love the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway which links in with the Windermere Steamers that take you up Lake Windermere to the bustling towns of Bowness and Ambleside in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

An excellent cottage that provides an ideal family base, all year round.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three second floor bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request)
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area
  • First floor sitting room with gas fire
  • Ground floor boiler room for boot storage.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in garage
  • 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front, enclosed first floor sun terrace with furniture, plus rear, enclosed terraced garden
  • Front garden with grassed area and a variety of trees
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins walk, pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Please contact owner at least 10 days prior to arrival if you would like the zip/link beds to be made up as super king-size doubles or twins.

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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