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Lounge with wood burner
The garden room, to sit and relax in
Open plan living
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  Lounge with wood burner
2 / 20  The garden room, to sit and relax in
3 / 20  Open plan living
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
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
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 property enjoys a tranquil rural location overlooking Cartmel Race Course and enjoying a beautiful view down the valley from the front of the house. Only one mile away, Cartmel village is one of the region’s best-loved villages, offering a fantastic array of highly-regarded restaurants and pubs which has made it somewhat of a destination for keen foodies. 6.5 miles north of the property, the village of Lakeside sits on the southern shore of Lake Windermere, from where visitors can take a ferry to nearby Fell Foot, or enjoy a longer cruise to Waterhead or Bowness. It is also the terminus point for the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, a steam railway which runs via Newby Bridge to the village of Haverthwaite.

Stepping inside this pretty cottage, guests come directly to the open-plan ground-floor accommodation, comprising a lounge/kitchen/diner which has been lovingly finished with individual artistic touches to create a wonderful retreat from the outside world. In the lounge area, there is an inviting sofa from which guests can enjoy the warmth of the cosy wood burner, as well as relax in front of a film on the wall-mounted wide screen TV. A breakfast bar separates the lounge area from the kitchen area, a contemporary space which is equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. Stairs lead to the first floor where the attractive double bedroom looks out over the racecourse and offers its own TV. The shower room, also on the first floor offers a walk-in shower and WC.

A patio door from the kitchen leads out to the enclosed patio garden to the rear of the property, at the end of which there is a contemporary summerhouse, providing guests with a lovely place to sit and read or enjoy al fresco dining. There is garden furniture provided. Designated parking is provided for one car a short walk from the property.

  • 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
  • Designated parking for 1 car
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile
  • 1 dog welcome
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:30 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
  • Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday

Annie Harrison

This property is personally managed by Annie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Paul 15th July 2022

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Excellent cottage highly recommended in a great location.

Reviewed by Helen 1st July 2022

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Gorgeous, cosy little cottage with wonderful views across to Cartmel, which is a lovely short stroll away. We spent a perfect week exploring on foot and by car. Ideal location for coast and Lakes. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Petrina 17th June 2022

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Small welcoming cottage suitable for a couple and will give you a relaxing stay. It is one mile into Cartmel.

Reviewed by John 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Emily 3rd June 2022

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We booked this cottage as we were visiting L'enclume and wanted to stay nearby - location was perfect (a few minutes walk into the village), lovely views, cottage was really well equipped and very homely and we had a fab stay. Visiting the lakes - everywhere is a drive from Cartmel but it is so beautiful we loved it! Would really recommend!

Reviewed by Eleanor 20th May 2022

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Nice open aspect at the front of the property. Cottage is clean and very comfortable - and equipped to a very high standard.

Reviewed by Alison 30th April 2022

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We stayed for 4 nights in this beautiful cottage in Cartmel.The cottage is located outside of the main village and is about a 10min walk to the centre of Cartmel but is very dark in the evenings if walking back from the village. The cottage was extremely clean and the facilities were excellent. The owners had left us a basket of goodies which was aRead more lovely touch and all the furnishings were of a high quality. We would definitely return again to this cottage when visiting the Lake District . Hide

Reviewed by Joan 22nd April 2022

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Cottage was excellent. Very comfortable and close to lots of amenities. Just a short walk down into caramel and the views over the racecourse were lovely.

Reviewed by Paul 15th April 2022

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Reviewed by Bryan 4th March 2022

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Had a great week here. Cottage is a 10 minute walk from Cartmel in a quiet peaceful location which has excellent views of the racecourse and local fields. Beware of following sat nav directions as we got sent down some very tight roads during travels.

Reviewed by Sharon 12th February 2022

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Reviewed by Mark 29th December 2021

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We had a really lovely time in Garrett House cottage. Felt instantly at home. Very warm and cosy. Very well equipped. 15 min walk to the lovely village of Cartmel with some great little pubs. A perfect winter break. Sad to leave and will definitely return. Mark and Leslie (Herts & France!)

Reviewed by Rosalind 9th November 2021

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Great location, with amazing views. Very compact inside the cottage, but well equipped.

Reviewed by Mark 31st October 2021

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Reviewed by Frances 22nd October 2021

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We had a wonderful time staying at the cottage, it was very cosy, clean, and had a wonderful view! The owners also provided us with some milk, eggs, bread and a sticky toffee pudding for our arrival, which was a lovely addition. We loved the rural location and closeness to Cartmel, which is a beautiful village, although we recommend making bookingsRead more for dinner as it is popular! It is also about 20 mins from the base of Windermere and 50 mins from the top, so a good location to explore as well. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 17th September 2021

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Lovely cottage in a perfect spot. We loved the location, just ten minutes walk from Cartmel and enjoyed being a short distance from the village but with all the facilities to hand. We'd definitely return!

Reviewed by Lynda 10th September 2021

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Gorgeous little cottage. The views from the front door were amazing. It was lovely to sit on the bench with a glass of wine on an evening as the sun was setting. Food in The Cavendish Arms & The Pig & Whistle was excellent - booking was needed for both. We had a lovely walk to Holker Hall from the cottage. Also the walk to Hampsfield fell & the HosRead morepice was really good - the views are breathtaking. Overall we had an excellent week. Thank you for our lovely welcome pack it was appreciated. Hide

Reviewed by John 3rd September 2021

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Reviewed by Emma 29th August 2021

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A lovely well needed break in lovely cottage. Located very well , at first we thought we were too far away from the centre of Cartmel, but actually it was perfect as the races were on and it was nice to be a short walk away from the busy crowds. Cartmel is a great little place with some lovely individual shops, delicatessens, pubs and places to eatRead more. The cottage provided everything needed, including some beautiful views. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 20th August 2021

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A lovely little cottage, furnished to a very high standard and in a gorgeous location just outside Cartmel. Perfect for a cosy short break for a couple. Would not suit those with mobility issues.

Reviewed by Adrian 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Matthew 30th July 2021

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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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Lounge with wood burner
The garden room, to sit and relax in
Open plan living
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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