Located on in one of the prettiest villages in the country and on the
edge of the famous Cartmel Racecourse, The Old Barn At Cartmel is a
pretty barn conversion that offers high quality accommodation in a much
sought after location
Just yards from the market square and the historic 12th Century Priory
everything you could need is just a few minutes walk away; choose from
a range of village pubs and popular eateries including the acclaimed
Michelin Star restaurant, L'Enclume; artesian local shops including the
famous Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding Shop and Cartmel Cheeses.
The owners of the cottage who greet you on arrival have created a
delightful property that offers ground floor accommodation with a
choice of two bedrooms (one with en-suite), shower room, a relaxing
sitting room and smart kitchen diner that overlooks the race course.
Accommodation in detail
From one of the little lanes leading from the market square the front
door opens to a smart, contemporary, dual aspect kitchen diner with a
well-equipped, quality fitted kitchen with electric hob and oven,
fridge/freezer and microwave. The large dining table is ideal for
socialising over dinner with friend or relaxing family breakfasts at
the start of the day. The cosy sitting room is beautifully furnished
with comfortable sofa and armchairs, pretty window seats and the
proximity to the racecourse is reflected in the artwork.
As the day draws to a close choose from two welcoming bedrooms all with
quality furniture and comfortable bed; the first is presented as a
double with en suite shower, WC and basin, the second can be presented
as either a double or a twin. The bedrooms are complemented by an
additional shower room with basin and WC.
One parking space along side of the barn and a parking permit is
available for the village car park for a further car just one minute
walk from the cottage.
Offering stunning views of the South Lakeland District fells and
countryside, the sleepy picture postcard village of Cartmel has grown
up around its famous 12th Century medieval Priory Church. It is a
special place where ancient history and tradition mingle effortlessly
with the present day. Very close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere
and within 30 minutes of Grizedale Forest and the bustling Lake
District towns of Bowness on Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere and the
market town of Kendal.
Although steeped in history, Cartmel is not trapped in time and the
village offers today's visitors many modern surprises in the form of
fine quality attractions, shops, a wide variety of traditional Lakeland
inns and cutting edge gourmet restaurants including the internationally
acclaimed Michelin Star restaurant, L'Enclume. Around the village
square you will discover a delightful assortment of genuine 16th - 18th
All this and the famous Cartmel racecourse providing national hunt
racing in its most original format is just off the centre of the
village square. With its party crowds and funfair, Cartmel rekindles
the social gathering tradition of the original steeple to steeple