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The garden room, to sit and relax in
Open plan living
Lounge with wood burner
Individual touches
Kitchen area
Cook up a storm
Double bedroom
The view from the bedroom
Tastefully decorated
Views over the racecourse
Shower room
Summer house
View towards the property
Fantastic view from the front door
Cartmel village
Local amenities
Local attractions
Lots to see and do
Destination for keen foodies
Tranquil rural location
1 / 20  The garden room, to sit and relax in
2 / 20  Open plan living
3 / 20  Lounge with wood burner
4 / 20  Individual touches
5 / 20  Kitchen area
6 / 20  Cook up a storm
7 / 20  Double bedroom
8 / 20  The view from the bedroom
9 / 20  Tastefully decorated
10 / 20  Views over the racecourse
11 / 20  Shower room
12 / 20  Summer house
13 / 20  View towards the property
14 / 20  Fantastic view from the front door
15 / 20  Cartmel village
16 / 20  Local amenities
17 / 20  Local attractions
18 / 20  Lots to see and do
19 / 20  Destination for keen foodies
20 / 20  Tranquil rural location

Garret House Cottage

Cartmel, Lake District
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

 

  • Ideal location for enjoying a relaxing couple’s retreat
  • Enclosed patio garden to the rear of the property with contemporary garden room
  • Approximately a ten minute walk to the sought-after village of Cartmel, with its choice of restaurants and pubs

 

 

Property code: LCC18

Attractive cottage sleeping two guests, a period property given a stylish contemporary update to create a relaxing retreat just one mile outside the medieval village of Cartmel.

This gorgeous retreat for two oozes character and charm, and is located in a peaceful, rural location. The foodie haven village of Cartmel is just 1 mile away, while there are ample walks and trails to explore on the doorstep, ensuring you can travel as much or as little as you like. Two canines are welcome to join you too, so the whole family can enjoy a well-earned break.

Enjoying a tranquil setting, this delightful one-bedroom period property is full of traditional features which have been given a contemporary update. The open-plan living space on the ground floor is colourful and has been finished with artistic touches. The warming wood burner adds to the cosiness of the lounge area, which is a welcome spot to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. The breakfast bar provides an informal spot to enjoy a snack, while the modern kitchen is stylish and well-equipped for your daily needs. Head upstairs and drift off into a peaceful sleep in the cosy bedroom, before waking up to those spectacular countryside views from your bed. The shower room is also to be found on this level. A patio door from the kitchen leads into the enclosed patio garden, where you’ll also find a pretty summer house, which is a lovely spot to relax.

The property overlooks Cartmel Race Course and is 1 mile from the shops and local pubs. Don’t miss the chance to try the sticky toffee pudding that has put Cartmel on the map (1 mile) before exploring the area’s 12th-century Norman priory. Take a boat ride across Lake Windermere (6.5 miles) or try out one of the water sports on offer there. If you’re staying on dry land, follow one of the walks around its famous shores.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 1 bedroom - double with TV
  • Shower room with shower and WC
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Wood burner
  • Oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Nespresso Coffee Machine & Aeroccino milk frother
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included
  • Luxury bathrobes provided for your stay
  • Welcome pack upon arrival - including milk, bread, butter, eggs and sticky toffee pudding
  • Regret no pets
  • Designated parking for 1 car
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile

Rob Clarkson

This property is personally managed by Rob.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Adele 12th July 2021

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Perfect little cottage for couples. Amazing views over Cartmel and only a short walk from the village centre. There's nothing not to like!

Reviewed by Colette 2nd July 2021

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We had a very comfortable stay in this lovely cottage which is well located. Narrow lane access so drive carefully. Allocated parking space was essential. Nice 10 minute walk into Cartmel which has some lovely restaurants. We booked tables in advance c/o COVID guidance being in place. Everything you need is provided. Washer/dryer was a blessing as Read morewe had some wet weather. TV in bedroom had no signal, didn't bother us too much but might affect future guests ( we felt it didn't need reporting). Hide

Reviewed by John 28th June 2021

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Reviewed by Paul 18th June 2021

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Very well equipped cottage & just a short stroll to the village.

Reviewed by Charles 14th June 2021

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Lovely well equipped cottage on the outskirts of Cartmel. We loved the walk past the race course into the village (half mile) and we loved the tranquility of the place. The cottage is small but it has been very nicely renovated with a lovely bathroom and a very comfy bed. The outdoor space at the back is a suntrap and sitting on the bench by the frRead moreont door watching the ever changing scenes down to the village is a joy. Hide

Reviewed by Jeremy 30th April 2021

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This is a fantastic location, with views over fields and Cartmel racecourse. We loved sitting out in the sun in the morning overlooking all of this. Beautiful, snug little cottage - very comfortable, with great walkable access into Cartmel for the pubs and restaurants too.

Reviewed by Sue 23rd April 2021

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Lovely cosy cottage renovated, furnished and cleaned to a high standard with beautiful views a short walk from the village and amenities. If going out of season you many need to use the log burner as the radiator struggled to heat the whole room, however upstairs very warm and cosy. Would highly recommend

Reviewed by Geoff 7th December 2020

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Fantastic cottage in an ideal location, and feels very warm and cosy inside. Would very much recommend it

Reviewed by Pauline 23rd October 2020

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Cottage extremely well presented, clean and warm. Everything provided to ensure our comfort.

Reviewed by Andrea 16th October 2020

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Everything you need for a cosy getaway!

Reviewed by John 21st September 2020

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Reviewed by Colin 14th September 2020

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Reviewed by Mark 28th August 2020

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Reviewed by Susan 13th November 2019

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Beautiful, modern and well equipped in a gorgeous location .... would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Karen 25th October 2019

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Set just a short walk from Cartmel centre. Amazing views and stunning property. Great places to eat nearby. All equipment high class and the cottage was immaculate. Thank you for a fabulous break.

Reviewed by Julie 18th October 2019

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Beautiful cottage furnished lovely and cant wait to return would go numerous times if price was lower

Reviewed by Jude September 2019

You have a beautiful home, in a fabulous location. We have had a great time and will happily recommend

Reviewed by Angela September 2019

Perfect escape to the countryside. We loved the cosiness of the cottage and proximity to the village, fabulous

Reviewed by Ken 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Mark September 2019

Had a lovely time in this stunning cottage. Enjoyed the pubs and a birthday lunch. Weather has mostly been very kind and the walk to Molker and its grounds is a must. This is my first trip to the Lake District and this cottage has certainly been an excellent base, thank you.

Reviewed by Mark 6th September 2019

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Reviewed by Steven August 2019

We had an amazing time in your lovely cottage. Love the area.

Reviewed by Steven 23rd August 2019

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Amazing cottage in an amazing village!

Reviewed by Lindsey August 2019

Our first visit to the Lake District and had a lovely time exploring and hill walking. The cottage is fantastic and a tranquil place to stay. We were here for the Cartmel show which was unexpected and enjoyable, thank you.

Reviewed by Lindsey 2nd August 2019

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Reviewed by Claire 12th July 2019

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Absolutely fabulous cottage, in a great location. Great to have some off-road parking. Great base to visit the various Lakes. The local walks through the Racecourse went down well with our two little dogs.

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The garden room, to sit and relax in
Open plan living
Lounge with wood burner
Individual touches
Kitchen area
Cook up a storm
Double bedroom
The view from the bedroom
Tastefully decorated
Views over the racecourse
Shower room
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Location

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The Lake District National Park is a superb choice for a holiday. If you love nature and the great outdoors, the Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful holiday destinations. Taking up the lion’s share of the north-western county of Cumbria, the region has been popular with visitors since Victorian times, and it’s the only place to find mountains in England. Peace and tranquillity characterise the wonderful Lake District, with 16 lakes, including England’s longest and deepest, there is much to see and do. Visit Coniston Water, Ullswater, Wast Water and Windermere for just a taste of what you can see in the Lake District National Park.

Small towns like Ambleside, Windermere, Hawkshead, Bowness-on-Windermere and Glenridding all make for great bases from which to relax and unwind between sojourns into the fantastic natural landscapes of the Lake District National Park. Wildlife and bird lovers can spot all kinds of lesser spotted species in situ, and walking trails reveal some of the very best vistas within English borders. To embellish the experience, you can enjoy some of the country’s cosiest pubs and restaurants, many found in picture-perfect locations.

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