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Bridgelands Cottage

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Bridgelands Cottage is a charming, luxury 4 star, 18th Century cottage that is furnished and equipped to a very high standard with a roaring log fire and free Wi-Fi.

You can see more photos and book online via our own web site-holidaycottagescumbria (we're not allowed to put a link).

Bridgelands Cottage is suitable for couples, families or groups of friends.

Free Wi-Fi extends throughout the cottage and into the garden too.

This lovely cottage is a real favourite with many of our regular guests and is situated in a quiet off road location at the top of a cobbled lane, close to the heart of the unspoilt South Lakeland village of Cark-in-Cartmel yet only a minute´s stroll to the 2 good village pubs.

The stable style front door of the cottage opens up into the wonderful large kitchen and dining area with 2 long breakfast bars, dining table and chairs. This lovely room is further highlighted by 2 lovely window seats overlooking gardens. The fully equipped kitchen has a brand new built in oven, gas hob, separate fridge & freezer, automatic washing machine, dishwasher, microwave with 2nd oven built into it, and all the kitchen utensils and equipment you could possibly want to make your stay a very comfortable one.

The cosy sitting room has 2 high quality leather 3 seater sofas set around the roaring log fire. The French doors look out into the private, enclosed, secluded and south facing garden. The lounge has a lovely stone fireplace, lots of antiques, remote control top of the range Sony Internet “Freeview” LCD TV, DVD, 'Pure' iPhone/iPod docking station with CD player and DAB radio. There's plenty of books too! During the day the sitting room gets lots of sun and at night time it's a lovely cosy room to relax in front of the roaring log fire.

The state of the art Sony Internet LCD TV has access to You Tube, Skype, Love Film*, Sony Entertainment Network* (*subscription needed if you don't have one), all the 'on demand' channels including the BBC's 'iPlayer' in full HD and lots more.

The cottage sleeps 5 and upstairs on the 1st floor you will find the single bedroom, newly refurbished and redecorated with stylish and contemporary furnishings. Along the corridor is the newly decorated twin bedroom. Both of these 1st floor bedrooms are quietly located overlooking gardens. The recently fitted, modern bathroom has a bath, powerful shower, wash basin and toilet.

The newly refurbished & decorated light and airy double bedroom is located on the 3rd floor with a galleried entrance, oak beams, plenty of storage space, a wonderful, luxurious leather, king-size sleigh bed and a Bose Wave CD/Radio. Luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen and soft fluffy white towels provided free of charge.

A brand new, full size travel cot and high chair are also provided, free of charge.

Full (mains) gas central heating is at your control for whenever you want to use it and there is a combi-boiler for instant hot water. Heating, gas, and electric are all included in the price.

Bridgelands Cottage has a lovely south facing, private & secluded, enclosed garden with BBQ and garden furniture including table and chairs.

All of our holiday cottages are provided with lots of information on the local area, the Lake District and Cumbria with several books, folders and leaflets containing plenty of walks and our own personal recommendations for places to visit. We also send all of our guests a detailed list of our favourite pubs, restaurants and places to buy great local food giving you some wonderful inside knowledge and a valuable head start.

Cark-in-Cartmel is located in the beautiful Cartmel valley with its lush green fields, quiet leafy lanes, and gentle rolling hills.

The cobbled streets and 12th century priory village of Cartmel lies just 1½ miles to the north and Lake Windermere is a 10 minute drive. Please visit our location page for details on the area.

Bridgelands Cottage is a pet friendly cottage and dog owners are welcome to bring along their dog(s) for a small charge (£20 for 1 dog, £30 for 2)-just select this option on our on-line booking system at the time of booking. Non pet owners can rest assured that we spend this extra money on additional cleaning so that non pet owners would have no idea a dog has stayed at the cottage.

This is a great area for walkers and dog owners with several walks from the doorstep where your dog can enjoy it's holiday as much as you.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Morecambe Bay 1 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester, Blackpool, Liverpool 98 km, Nearest railway: Cark 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Cumbria/Lake District

The Lake District is quite simply breathtaking! England's largest national park and the UK's premier holiday destination throughout spring, summer, autumn and winter. England has 5 mountains over 900 meters high (2952 feet) and all 5 of them are here in Cumbria!

The Lake District is the country's largest 'adventure playground' with a wide variety of activities available to people of all ages in England's most stunning scenery. Cumbria's diverse & natural landscapes are geographically unique and the Lake District also boasts some of northern England's most beautiful coastline


Located away from roads at the end of a private, cobbled lane in the picturesque little village of Cark-in-Cartmel in Cumbria. Our village is located at the southern end of the Cartmel Valley and has a gentle pace of life-it's quiet and peaceful without being remote.

Our cottage is just a 10 minute drive to Lake Windermere and Grange-over-Sands, whilst Kendal, Ulverston, Coniston, and Bowness-on-Windermere are all within 30 minutes' drive. The spectacular and ever changing sands of Morecambe Bay are only a 10 minute walk from the cottage.

There are 2 good country pubs within 2 minutes' walk of the cottage, both of which serve good food and welcome families, walkers and are dog & child friendly too. The pretty stream that meanders through the village runs down to Morecambe Bay, Britain's largest tidal bay. Being located so close to the bay brings a milder, drier climate than the rest of the Lake District. The valley is rarely affected by snow, however, when snow arrives elsewhere, it is only a short drive or walk uphill to view the snowy peaks.

Our pretty village, Cark-in-Cartmel is sparsely populated but in addition to the 2 pubs there is a 'Londis' convenience store, hair & beauty salon and even a small train station on the coastal railway to Barrow.

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19 Aug 2014


"Suberb comfortable cottage in a great location"

Bridgelands cottage is a cosy, comfortable home from home.
Was spotlessly clean, all the rooms are a good size, there were 5 of us in total and plenty of room for all of us.
Would definitely recommend the Rose and Crown pub, a 2 minute walk, great food, friendly staff.
We walked into Cartmel, about a 20 minute walk lovely little village, amazing cheese shop, stock up local cheeses is a must!!
This was our first time in the Lake District, it did not disappoint, we only booked for a week but we felt like we still have so much more to explore, so we will definitely be returning!
I would not hesitate to book again, already bookmarked on my favourites!

Thanks Roberta. Your comments and thoughts on our cottage, village and area are very much appreciated. We personally get a lot of pleasure hearing how much our guests have enjoyed their holiday.
Holidays are so important in todays hectic, often stressful lives and it's even more important for holidays to deliver the satisfaction and relaxation people need.
We look forward to welcoming you back to the Cartmel Valley and the Lake District. Thank again.

17 Aug 2014


"Home from home"

A fantastic cottage with everything that you could need when staying away from home. Beautifully kept, with crisp clean bed linen, lovely towels and a wonderful feel to the whole house. A lovely qui… More

Thanks Beverley. It was lovely to meet you and your family and to hear 1st hand how much you enjoyed your holiday. It was also great to read your comments in our guest book and even better to read them here on Trip Advisor.
Your feedback is hugely appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you all back again soon.

6 May 2014


"An excellent cottage in a lovely area"

The cottage was lovely, very comfortable with everything supplied. The engine public house was literally just around the corner and provided an excellent selection of local beers and food. The staff w… More

Thank You Frank.
We are really pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to welcome you again.

31 Mar 2014


"Beyond expectations"

We have just enjoyed a great long weekend at the cottage along with Hattie our labradoodle. What a lovely location and cosy cottage this is, with nearby walks and other useful tips provided as well. P… More

Thanks Tim. As you know we were really pleased that you enjoyed the cottage, the village, the pubs and the area to the full during your short break.
Hope the crossing back to Jersey wasn't too choppy!
We look forward to being able to welcoming you back soon.

10 Feb 2014


"Another stunning cottage - perfect break!"

After having such a fabulous stay in Grange End cottage last year we decided to try Bridgelands Cottage for a long weekend in January. I may honestly say that were were certainly not disappointed in our choice! We already knew that it was in the perfect location as we had originally stayed in another cottage in the same location which we did not think could be topped. This cottage has a charm all of its own though and is just as lovely and quirky. Again an open fire in a cosy lounge, huge kitchen/dining room and guest bedrooms and bathroom on the 1st floor, full of character. Then up to the master bedroom on the 2nd floor - simply stunning!! There are another 3 cottages for breaks at Holiday Cottages Cumbria and I am already working on reasons why we should visit them all in the near future! Definitely have no hesitation in recommending this cottages whatever your circumstance, romance, country walks, family breaks etc - you need look no further!!!!!

Wow! What a wonderful review. Thanks Shona. It's lovely to hear how much you love our cottages, the location and our attention to detail in our cottages.
I look forward to welcoming you back on Friday for your 3rd visit!
Thanks Again.

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