Tucked away in a secluded corner of the small village of Lindale, on an award-winning courtyard development, this barn conversion is close to the elegant Edwardian town of Grange-over-Sands and the ancient priory village of Cartmel.
This cottage offers superb accommodation and makes an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Lake District, with Lake Windermere less than 5 miles away.
This lovely cottage offers two delightful bedrooms, along with a modern bathroom on the ground floor.
Upstairs, you can really appreciate the original features in the sitting room with its high vaulted ceiling and feature beams, together with a dining area where you can enjoy delicious, home-cooked meals.
There is also a separate Mezzanine area with seating, where you can escape for some peace and quiet with a good book.
Outside is a lovely enclosed garden with patio furniture, perfect for sunny days where you can enjoy the surroundings and relax.
The village of Lindale has a shop, pub and a Post Office, so you could amble up for your morning paper, whilst in the evening sample some of the hospitality in the pub.
Just a few minutes' drive from the cottage is Grange-over-Sands, a charming town noted for its gentle climate.
From here you can embark on a train ride over Morecambe Bay to Arnside, on the Lancashire coast, and enjoy all that this quiet, yet exquisite town has to offer.
The railway station in Grange is situated close to some lovely tea rooms and specialist shops including a bakery and chocolatiers.
For a superb day out, drive along to Cartmel and amble through this pretty village with its host of superb restaurants, individual shops and priory, with a river flowing through the centre with resident ducks.
The surrounding area is rich in flora and fauna with the Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve close by and whether you wish to explore the high fells or the charming low level walks, there is something for everyone in this charming corner of Cumbria, at any time of the year.
Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request). Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Second floor snug.
About the location
Grange-over-Sands 2 miles; Cartmel 3.6 miles; Windermere 12 miles.
Lindale, a small village situated in the south of The Lake District National Park, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and just a few miles from Lake Windermere, makes the area a perfect holiday destination. Set amidst the charm of The Southern Lakes, this attractive village, with handy gastropub, The Royal Oak, makes an inspiring choice from which to enjoy the whole of this magical area. Just a few minutes drive brings you to Cartmel, a delightful village to wander around, famed for its delicious sticky toffee pudding, 12th century priory, National Hunt race meetings and gourmet restaurants. You could also visit Grange-over-Sands, a charming seaside Edwardian town. Take a stroll on the promenade and return through the quaint narrow streets with some lovely tea rooms and specialist shops including a bakery, chocolatiers, and award winning butchers. The Lake District has so much to offer, there is sailing on Windermere, cycling in The Grizedale Forest, Go Ape Treetop adventures, Birdwatching at Leighton Moss and The Foulshaw Osprey Experience. There are also stately homes at Holker Hall, Levens Hall and Sizergh Castle and a heritage steam railway which runs from Haverthwaite to Lakeside. The Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Beauty is also a short journey away. But leaving the best till last, walking or touring in the fabulous Lake District, with its fells, lakes and tarns is an absolute must, most of which is just a short drive or walk away.
Note: Max 3 adults.