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1 / 39  Sit back and relax
2 / 39  Georgian panelling creates a warm atmosphere
3 / 39  An elegant lounge
4 / 39  Play your favourite tune on the piano
5 / 39  Tickle the ivories whilst passing the piano
6 / 39  Enjoy the garden on a sunny afternoon
7 / 39  Relax in one of the lounges after a day of exploring
8 / 39  A woodburner helps keep the chill at bay
9 / 39  Large Georgian windows let the natural light flood in
10 / 39  Enjoy your breakfast or a light lunch in the day room
11 / 39  A fusion of traditional grandeur and modern elegance
12 / 39  The grand oak stairway leads to the first floor
13 / 39  Enjoy a formal dining experience
14 / 39  Dining room with enough seats to seat eight guests
15 / 39  Create your family's favourite meals
16 / 39  A bright and airy hallway
17 / 39  Super-king-size bedroom
18 / 39  Downstairs cloackroom
19 / 39  Enjoy a restful nights' sleep
20 / 39  En-suite bathroom
21 / 39  En-suite bathroom with separate shower
22 / 39  King-size bedroom with ornate bedframe
23 / 39  Time to snooze
24 / 39  Bathroom
25 / 39  Double bedroom
26 / 39  Double bedroom locates in the eaves
27 / 39  Shower room
28 / 39  Twin bedroom located in the attic room
29 / 39  Plenty of character in the twin bedroom
30 / 39  Relax in the beautiful garden
31 / 39  A fantastic garden to enjoy
32 / 39  Nice and peaceful
33 / 39  Towards the back of the property
34 / 39  Beautiful touches
35 / 39  Towards this beautiful property
36 / 39  Situated in the bustling village of Cartmel
37 / 39  Cartmel Priory nearby
38 / 39  The square in Cartmel
39 / 39  Enter the beautiful Garde II listed building
Sit back and relax
Georgian panelling creates a warm atmosphere
An elegant lounge
Play your favourite tune on the piano
Tickle the ivories whilst passing the piano
Enjoy the garden on a sunny afternoon
Relax in one of the lounges after a day of exploring
A woodburner helps keep the chill at bay
Large Georgian windows let the natural light flood in
Enjoy your breakfast or a light lunch in the day room
A fusion of traditional grandeur and modern elegance
The grand oak stairway leads to the first floor
Enjoy a formal dining experience
Dining room with enough seats to seat eight guests
Create your family's favourite meals
A bright and airy hallway
Super-king-size bedroom
Downstairs cloackroom
Enjoy a restful nights' sleep
En-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom with separate shower
King-size bedroom with ornate bedframe
Time to snooze
Bathroom
Double bedroom
Double bedroom locates in the eaves
Shower room
Twin bedroom located in the attic room
Plenty of character in the twin bedroom
Relax in the beautiful garden
A fantastic garden to enjoy
Nice and peaceful
Towards the back of the property
Beautiful touches
Towards this beautiful property
Situated in the bustling village of Cartmel
Cartmel Priory nearby
The square in Cartmel
Enter the beautiful Garde II listed building
1 / 39  Sit back and relax
2 / 39  Georgian panelling creates a warm atmosphere
3 / 39  An elegant lounge
4 / 39  Play your favourite tune on the piano
5 / 39  Tickle the ivories whilst passing the piano
6 / 39  Enjoy the garden on a sunny afternoon
7 / 39  Relax in one of the lounges after a day of exploring
8 / 39  A woodburner helps keep the chill at bay
9 / 39  Large Georgian windows let the natural light flood in
10 / 39  Enjoy your breakfast or a light lunch in the day room
11 / 39  A fusion of traditional grandeur and modern elegance
12 / 39  The grand oak stairway leads to the first floor
13 / 39  Enjoy a formal dining experience
14 / 39  Dining room with enough seats to seat eight guests
15 / 39  Create your family's favourite meals
16 / 39  A bright and airy hallway
17 / 39  Super-king-size bedroom
18 / 39  Downstairs cloackroom
19 / 39  Enjoy a restful nights' sleep
20 / 39  En-suite bathroom
21 / 39  En-suite bathroom with separate shower
22 / 39  King-size bedroom with ornate bedframe
23 / 39  Time to snooze
24 / 39  Bathroom
25 / 39  Double bedroom
26 / 39  Double bedroom locates in the eaves
27 / 39  Shower room
28 / 39  Twin bedroom located in the attic room
29 / 39  Plenty of character in the twin bedroom
30 / 39  Relax in the beautiful garden
31 / 39  A fantastic garden to enjoy
32 / 39  Nice and peaceful
33 / 39  Towards the back of the property
34 / 39  Beautiful touches
35 / 39  Towards this beautiful property
36 / 39  Situated in the bustling village of Cartmel
37 / 39  Cartmel Priory nearby
38 / 39  The square in Cartmel
39 / 39  Enter the beautiful Garde II listed building

Priory Close House

| Cartmel, Lake District
Visit Britain rating: 5 stars
10
5
3
Dogs allowed 2
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Family friendly

At a glance

  • Stunning five-star Grade II listed property sleeping ten guests
  • Finished to an exceptionally high-standard throughout to create a chic retreat for a very special stay
  • A beautiful blend of contemporary fittings and characterful period features
  • Spacious walled garden with a patio seating area and well-tended lawns
  • Prime location in the heart of much-loved Cartmel village, right opposite the Norman priory
  • Ideal location for exploring the picturesque Lake District, with Lake Windermere lying just 6.5 miles away
  • A superb holiday retreat which has been recognised by Visit England with a 5 star rating
Property code: LCC45

Beautiful five-star property, offering chic and spacious accommodation for ten guests, located in the picturesque foodie village of Cartmel, opposite the village’s imposing Norman priory.

A stay at this property allows guests to enjoy both the finer things in life, as well as the simplest of pleasures. The town is well-known for its proud gastronomic reputation and guests can indulge at one of the country’s most highly-acclaimed restaurants, or perhaps relax over lunch in one of the pubs. For nights when you want to eat-in, the specialist food shops in the village will ensure that you have the finest local ingredients to hand. Heading out of the village, this property is in a fantastic position for enjoying the great outdoors, lying just a short distance from the edge of the Lake District, within easy reach of both Lake Windermere and Coniston Water, as well as the stunning landscape between the two lakes which naturally lends itself to a huge range of outdoor pursuits from simple walks to more challenging sports such as climbing, canyoning, and gorge walking.

Approaching this property down a private road next to the priory, guests enter the house through the front door which brings them into the hallway, which in turn leads into the elegant lounge. This chic space looks out towards the priory and is furnished with relaxing sofas, a warming wood burner, and even a baby grand piano, and is finished with some carefully chosen pieces of art which life the whole room, letting guests enjoy the artistic tastes of the owners. A second door from the hallway opens onto a second lounge, an equally attractive room which also has a wooden burner, and features impressive Georgian panelling. Guests will pass the formal dining room on the way to the sleek kitchen, which is equipped with to a very high standard offering an AGA, oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher, as well as some thoughtful extras including a slow cooker, a food processor, and even a Smart TV/DVD which can be watched from the island seating area. There is a separate laundry space in a cloakroom just off the main hall, which is home to the washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as a WC. Next to the kitchen, a cosy day room is a great place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or simply relax with a good book whilst enjoying the view over the gardens. A grand oak staircase leads to the first floor where three of the property’s bedrooms can be found. The first of these is the master super-king-size room which benefits from a sanctuary-like en-suite bathroom with a double-ended bath, separate shower, and WC. The second bedroom is a double and the third a charming king-size room, and there is also a bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC on this floor. A secret staircase leads up to the second floor, where there is another double room, as well as a delightful twin, both of which feature impressive exposed beams and have some reduced head height. The contemporary shower room on this floor has a shower and WC.

Outside, there is a generously-sized walled garden to the rear of the property, featuring a patio seating area with garden furniture and a BBQ, as well as a large lawn, which is perfect for both relaxing and playing games. There is parking available for two or three cars at the property, whilst there are also two permits provided for the village car parks.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

Please note there is a refundable £300 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 5 bedrooms - 1 super-king, 1 king-size, 2 doubles, and 1 twin
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Shower room with WC
  • Ground-floor WC
  • En-suite bathroom with bath, shower and WC to the master bedroom
  • Smart TV/DVD
  • 2 Wood burners
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and heating included
  • 2 dogs by arrangement
  • Parking for 3 cars, plus 2 permits for local car parks
  • Shops and pubs within walking distance

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.8
Overall equipment
4.5
Overall comfort
4.8
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Lindsey, 24th August 2018

Absolutely gorgeous and very interesting house - very clean and well equipped - in a great location. Would thoroughly recommend to all.

Reviewed by Dillons and Hawley, July 2018

A lovely week was spent at Priory Close House with my sisters visiting from Australia and my two sons and partner. We had a birthday lunch at Rogan and Co which we all enjoyed and as the weather was perfect - if not a bit hot! We also had a BBQ in the lovely garden. Huge breakfasts were had via the Aga and when we wern't eating at home, had a few lRead moreovely meals at the local pubs plus the Masons Arms at StrawberryBank. To offset all the food consumed we did manage to do a few long walks as well. The house was very comfortable and loved the furnishings and its history. A nice touch was the picnic hamper surprise. All in all a memorable week. Hide

Reviewed by Ernest Christoph, 20th July 2018

Priory Close House is a handsome historic house in a picture postcard village. It has only recently been made available for letting so there are some very minor teething problems which the owners lost no time in attending to. The accommodation suited our three-generational family and the children and dogs enjoyed the large garden.

Reviewed by The Brodrick Party, July 2018

With a party of friends we were blessed with glorious weather, a beautiful village and fabulous accomodation. We all had a great time. Would recommend the 'Priory Close House' to all our family and friends.

Reviewed by Doyles and Denwlyes, July 2018

5 star accomodation in the most beautiful village that is Cartmel. Spent with family to celebrate two 70th birthdays and one 60th. Will highly recommend your property to all our family and friends its been absolutely fantastic. Hope to come back. xxx

Reviewed by Emma Wardman and Family, June 2018

Stayed here with a family of 12 (8 adults, 4 yr old, 1 yr old and 2 babies). Had a lovely time. House really lovely and loved exploring surrounding area. Very friendly village. Would recommend it to friends and family.

Reviewed by Sarah Williams and Family, June 2018

What a fabulous house! Loved everything about it. The superb decor, sumptuous furnishings, the art workand the beautiful garden. We were lucky with the weather so we were able to take full advantage of the outdoor space. The house was ideal for a family gathering like ours. Cartmel and the surrounding area are stunning and we will definitely be bacRead morek! We will be telling all our friends about this place when we get back to Berkshire. Well done Mark and Ruth, you have done a fabulous job with this place. Hide

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