|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Traditional stone cottage recently renovated to a high specification with all modern conveniences. The cottage has gas central heating and underfloor heating for extra cosiness. Ample on-street parking is available. Located in the quaint Cartmel village it is ideally situated for easy access to Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel Medieval Priory, L'Enclume Michelin Star Restaurant and the beautiful Cartmel Valley walks. Only 10 minutes drive to the foot of Lake Windermere and Newby Bridge the gateway to the mountains and lakes.
Pat Bernard has lived and worked in the Lake District for many years and has previously run a popular B&B in Grange over Sands. Pat lives 5 mins away from the cottage and is on hand if needed to help sort out any problems guests may have during their stay.
Pat is happy to help with any local information needed to enhance your stay and maps and guides are provided at the cottage.
The much loved cottage nestles quietly in the beautiful Cartmel village and has been in the family for many years.
There is a local shop just accross the road from the cottage and it is next door to the Pig & Whistle - a great local pub serving local cask ales and good food.
Easy to find, great location, very small and compact. Great for 2 people! Very clean, nice fixtures & fittings. TV, CD player, selection of DVDs. Lovely gas fire, which along with central heating keeps the cottage very warm! Local shop across the road in case you forget anything. Good pub next door. Despite that it's very quiet, the thick stone walls means you never hear your neighbours! As we were staying over Christmas, Pat had decorated the cottage for us, which was lovely! Cartmel is a lovely place to stay with great pubs and restaurants, no need to cook at home! Would definitely stay here again!
I stayed here with my husband for just short of a week in August. The cottage is really cute and bijoux there are some nice touches like the modern very well equipped kitchen. I always feel bad about winging about peoples things but as I was asked to review I will.
The mattress is very uncomfortable...I overcame this by sleeping on a sleeping bag we had brought (the sheets, quilt etc are lovely though).
Too many remote controls! How would a technophobe cope with bewildering systems? To watch a DVD you need to change the input mode on TV and so on and this was not written down.
The light for the kitchen in under the right hand cupboard in the kitchen...I could not find this so emailed the owner. What follows is my biggest bug bear, She emailed me back saying she would come at 9.30 am the next morning. I woke up at 9.15 am and saw the reply. I was furious that she didn't ask me when was convenient to come or even if I wanted her to!
The view from the back window is the beer garden of the pub next door, and a bunch of junk belonging to the pub next door I assume, I have pic's.
There is a local shop just round the corner opposite the cottage which has a lot of traffic coming and going and indeed a busy road, if you leave the bedroom window open you don't sleep due to noise if you close it you don't sleep as it's too hot (I imagine in the cold weather it's welcome though). I have taken a video of this which I intended to use on Trip Advisor.
The locality is very nice, the dog walk through the racecourse is fab.
Cartmel is an upmarket village with lots going on even though it's small.
The nearest beach is at Grange over Sands 2 miles away or at Cark 3 miles away.
Manchester Airport 60 miles
M6 Motorway 20 mins drive
Grange Railway Station 3 miles
Car recommended for touring the Lake District
2 miles to Grange over Sands
6 miles to Lake Windermere
3 miles to Holker Hall and Gardens
Haverthwaite Steam Railway 5 miles
Situated in the beautiful medieval village of Cartmel famous for its Priory, L'Enclume Michelin star rated restaurant and of course Cartmel Races. The village has 4 excellent pubs all serving delicous food and most welcoming children and dogs. Famous for Sticky Toffee Pudding, Cartmel has some lovely specialist food and gift shops and cafes and is a treat to visit.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
To Book the cottage please email the owner or telephone.
A deposit of £100 will be requested with final payment due 6 weeks before arrival.
Bookings are accepted from 3.30pm Friday to 10am Friday for 7 night starys
or Friday to Monday for weekend stays
and Monday to Friday for mid-week stays
During quiet times of year our changeover days can be flexible
We accept a minimum of 3 night stay
Notes on prices:
A 'full week' runs from Friday 4 p.m. to Friday 10 a.m.. Short breaks can run either from Friday 4 p.m. to Monday or Tuesday 10 a.m. or from Monday or Tuesday 4 p.m. to Friday 10 a.m. - minimum stay period is 3 nights. A stay of 3 nights costs 75% of the weekly rate; 4 day stays cost 80% of the weekly price. Well behaved dogs are welcome, at a charge of £25 each stay. Errors and omissions excepted