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Carters Cottage

Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 974176)

  • Carters Cottage - (Ref. 974176)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Green

    “My stay at Carters cottage was very relaxing, no traffic or noise, arrived in the dark, checked in with key safe box, parking is at back of conservatory, which was wonderful, visited Bardsea, aldingham, other local beaches, shell collecting and walking the dogs, the shops are close by, short walk down hill and allowed my dogs to come in while I browsed, the light house was up on the hill outside front door, which glowed a purple colour at night, lovely and warm, towels provided, tea ,coffee, sugar, shower gels, good internet signal.”

    super king size bed, very comfortable, only thing that would make it more comfortable would be a larger settee, the lakes are close by for exploring, definitely a brilliant cottage and location, no one overlooking the property very private.

    super king size bed, very comfortable, only thing that would make it more comfortable would be a larger settee, the lakes are close by for exploring, definitely a brilliant cottage and location, no one overlooking the property very private.


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This quirky, semi-detached house rests in the fabulous market town of Ulverston in Cumbria.

With something to suit all tastes nearby including shopping, countryside and coastline, this characterful cottage is the perfect place for a much-deserved break with family and friends.

Enter into a boot room, where you can kick off your muddy boots after an outdoor adventure and head into this home-from-home for an evening of fun and laughter.

The compact kitchen is stylish and amply equipped, setting you up ideally for your Cumbria getaway.

A cosy sitting room benefits from snug seating and quirky features, filling the room with character.

Enjoy your mealtimes as a group in the marvellous conservatory, filled with natural light.

The ground floor is complete with a modern family bathroom, displaying one of the property's original windows, giving a real sense of charm.

An open tread staircase brings you to the first floor, graced with rustic wooden floorboards, where you will discover the two wonderful bedrooms.

A super king-size and a twin room offer peaceful accommodation for up to four guests.

Ulverston is an excellent holiday base, served by a number of high-quality shops, cafés and restaurants as well as being home to the Laurel and Hardy Museum which is well worth a look.

From here there is much to keep you occupied, from scenic walking through countryside and coastline to popular attractions including the South Lakes Safari Zoo, Cartmel village and all of the Lake District.


Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room/conservatory. Sitting room.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Low ceiling in master bedroom, mind your head
  • Note: Property has an open tread staircase.

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About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

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