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Town Close

Cartmel, Cumbria
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning country retreat in the popular village of Cartmel, located in a peaceful setting
  • Fine dining and more right on your doorstep with an abundance of walks close by
  • Home-comforts throughout with a superb open-plan living space for all to enjoy
Property code: 82672

This elegant property for four guests is located in the sought-after village of Cartmel and is perfect for families to get away with everything they need on your doorstep.

Elegant to the extreme, this property sits in the picture-postcard village of Cartmel, which is considered to be one of the prettiest villages in Cumbria. Sleeping four people over two bedrooms and welcoming one canine companion, it’s a wonderful retreat for a small family or group of friends who are yearning to explore the fells, lose themselves in quaint cobbled streets, and sample some of the country’s most delicious sticky toffee pudding.

After a day of blissful fell walking, make your way to the kitchen to cook up a feast for your loved ones. There you’ll find everything you need to create a fine dining experience, which you can then enjoy in the dining area that offers lovely views of the garden. Alternatively, step out onto the patio and fire up the charcoal BBQ. You can dine alfresco while the kids or your dog roam free in the enclosed garden. After dinner, stretch out on a sofa in front of the wood burner in the living room. Crack open a bottle of something cool and crisp and enjoy your favourite TV shows while the kids head to the snug to watch cartoons. At the end of the day, there are two gorgeous bedrooms on the first floor to choose from.

If you have your pup with you, head to Grange over Sands (2.5 miles), where you can stretch their legs on the impressive Victorian promenade. Enjoy the views of Morecambe Bay and then stop off in one of the dog-friendly pubs to enjoy a pint or two. Alternatively, head to Black Horses Ltd (1 mile) where you can meet beautiful Friesian horses. Or, for a real foodie treat, take a stroll to the Cartmel Village Shop (30 metres) – the home of the village’s famous (extra-sticky) sticky toffee pudding.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 2'6'' twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a king-size on request) and 1 king-size
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC and 1 en-suite shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer compartment and dishwasher
  • Utility area with washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Parking is available at the Racecourse where you can pay according to your length of stay, it is a short distance from the property
  • Pub, shops and restaurants within walking distance
  • Patio with seating and charcoal
  • BBQ
  • Smart TV in the lounge, both bedrooms and snug
  • Highchair available
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Annie Harrison

This property is personally managed by Annie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Karen 17th June 2022

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This Cottage has been recently renovated and to an extremely high standard. Although in the middle of Cartmel it is tucked out of the way and very quiet. We would highly recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Helen 10th June 2022

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Town Close and would certainly recommend it to friends and family. The house was spotless on arrival, the decor is beautiful, the kitchen was well equipped and the beds were very comfortable. The house is situated in a beautiful little village and there are lots of shops/pubs/restaurants in very close proximity andRead more the car park (at the horse racing track) is only a 2 minute walk away. Hide

Reviewed by Carole 3rd June 2022

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Beautifully appointed, no expense spared on the fittings and fixtures. Cartmel is a lovely village with lots of places to eat and in a very good location to explore the Lake District. Town Close is right in the middle of the village but tucked away so it's peaceful and quiet. We were very comfortable and happy to spend a lovely week in this first cRead morelass property. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 6th May 2022

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Lovely cottage in an excellent location to enjoy all the facilities Cartmel has to offer.

Reviewed by Tim 22nd April 2022

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Reviewed by Beth 1st April 2022

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Absolutely lovely cottage in a perfect location for us. So many nice places to eat on the doorstep and great walks too.

Reviewed by Jen 25th March 2022

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Absolutely perfect house in a beautiful village, total dream home material!

Reviewed by Sarah 18th March 2022

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If you are looking for cosy then this is the cottage for you. Located just off the square, this newly renovated house is lovely. The decor is superb/very modern and great that it is pet friendly. Each room has its own Smart TV which is fantastic, and you really can't get much closer than the location to the pubs/restaurants. This was the 2nd time wRead moree booked and we will def be back again. Hide

Reviewed by Pauline 12th March 2022

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Had a lovely week in this beautiful cottage

Reviewed by Gill 9th March 2022

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Reviewed by Rebecca 5th March 2022

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A beautifully appointed and luxurious cottage. No expense was spared in its renovation. Literally in the doorstep to several eateries and shops but quiet and peaceful. Would highly recommend. 5 stars!!!!

Reviewed by Sally 1st March 2022

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This is a beautiful holiday cottage, with plenty of space for 4 guests. It is very tastefully furnished and decorated and is in a great location in the centre of Cartmel. There are several pubs and cafes within a minute or two's walk, and Michellin starred restaurants for a treat (book well in advance). We would very happily return to Town End.

Reviewed by Jude 25th February 2022

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the cottage was absolutely stunning, really beautiful renovation, central location was perfect QR codes with videos was a great idea for using unfamiliar kit etc only minor thing was no microwave which for a weekend was no issue at all but might be a potential addition we would love to visit again

Reviewed by Clare 11th February 2022

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A perfect retreat and right in the centre of Cartmel with easy access to local facilities. The accommodation was faultless, a great space for the family and dog. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Susan 4th February 2022

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Lovely cottage, well equipped and beautifully decorated.

Reviewed by Kathleen 31st January 2022

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Lovely cottage in great little village so convenient for eating out , & stocking up on lovely treats.. we ate at the cavendish arms a few times lovely pub food & such nice staff .

Reviewed by Lynn 18th December 2021

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This is a fabulous house in a great location. There is everything you need and everything including all the furnishings are top quality. We were sad to leave and definitely want to return. We visit Cartmel often and this is the best property we stayed in. Can't fault it. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Sarah 3rd December 2021

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Amazingly located cottage, hidden just around the archway off the square. This was one of the nicest properties we have stayed in. The decor is amazing, kitted out with excellent quality furnishings and really feels like a treat. We have booked to return already! Highly recommend!

Reviewed by Sarah 29th November 2021

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Accommodation has been completely refurbished to a very high standard, in an excellent position in the centre of Cartmel and as such close to a amenities, as usual the parking in Cartmel is pot luck with the space you can find.

Reviewed by Kathryn 22nd November 2021

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A beautiful cosy cottage in a great location in the centre of the village. Tastefully furnished and decorated. Expensive but everything is of quality. We never managed to park close by so parked at racecourse every day. We love Cartmel so this cottage was ideal for us and our dog. We would definitely return.

Reviewed by Georgina 5th November 2021

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Beautiful cottage in a fabulous locational

Reviewed by Vivien 29th October 2021

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The cottage was beautiful, a perfect mix of old charm matched with all necessary conveniences. Very luxurious and relaxing. Would recommend it to my friends and certainly visit again.

Reviewed by Amy 15th October 2021

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Fantastic, well equipped, very comfortable property in a great location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Jayne 1st October 2021

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Very comfortable and stylish cottage in a great location. A lot of thought has gone into design and decoration so it is both beautiful and functional. Location in a very pretty village with lots of good quality places to eat and drink. Would definitely recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Paul 10th September 2021

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The cottage was beautiful and done to a very high standard .very cosy and in fantastic position to explore a lovely cartmel . Would thoroughly recommend this cottage .

Reviewed by Jayne 6th September 2021

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What a find! Cartmel is a gorgeous village and the cottage is perfectly positioned just off the main square. Beautifully done inside & well equipped. Parking can be challenging as it is a small village however you do get a car permit with your stay. However be careful it only allows you to park in certain bays something we discovered after the parkRead moreing fine! Regardless we really enjoyed our stay & will be back. Highly recommend The Cavendish Arms for a nice drink & food fabulous book ahead! Hide

Reviewed by Caroline 27th August 2021

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Reviewed by Tim 23rd July 2021

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Reviewed by Trevor 9th July 2021

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A beautifully furnished and spacious house in a very central location, we really enjoyed our stay here. It was very comfortable with a nice garden to sit in, and everything felt as if high quality was the guiding principle. Probably one of the best cottages we have ever stayed in and we would love to return.

Reviewed by Serena 2nd July 2021

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Town Close was the perfect accommodation for us. Situated right in the Centre of Cartmel we used here as a base to explore bits of the Lake District. The house itself is beautifully finished and everything felt like it was done to a high standard, beds, bathroom decor etc. The kitchen was well stocked with equipment and it was great to have the winRead moree fridge and BBQ. I would definitely recommend Town Close to anyone looking for accommodation in the area. Hide

Reviewed by Denise 25th June 2021

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The cottage was beautiful, it had everything you needed lovely location and the views were amazing. The cottage was immaculate I would definitely recommend to my family and friends and would definitely book a holiday here again we did not want to leave we had a lovely holiday in Cartmel

Reviewed by Ian 18th June 2021

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This was a beautiful cottage, superb in every way. Very tastefully decorated to a very high end finish. We enjoyed our stay in a well situated position in Cartmel. Hope to come back again. The location is perfect for exploring the south lakes area. Highly recommend this property.

Reviewed by Darren 11th June 2021

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Reviewed by Victoria 7th June 2021

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The property was absolutely gorgeous and couldn't fault anything about it. A total pleasure to stay there thank you!

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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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