Originally built for the local gamekeeper, Low Dog Kennel Cottage
offers a wonderful blend of charm and character alongside stylish and
contemporary living. Enjoy the walk through the open countryside to the
neighbouring village of Cartmel with its historic 12th Century priory
and a great 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
Presented to the highest standard with two bedrooms, a luxurious family
bathroom, a cosy sitting room and smart kitchen, Low Dog Kennel Cottage
offers a welcome retreat whatever the time of year.
Accommodation in detail
The front door of Low Dog Kennel Cottage opens to a cosy and welcoming
sitting room with original slate flag floor and feature fireplace.
Relax in the comfortable sofas and delight in the warmth of the log
burning stove or relax in front of a good film on the wall mounted
smart TV with Bluetooth sound system. The owners have thoughfully
created a lovely panelled dining area within the sitting room that
utilises the space to the full and one where you linger over dinner
with friends and family.
For those with dogs the owners have not forgotten you, and have created
an innovative and snug, built in dog bed under the stairs which will be
a welcome retreat for your four legged friend when returning from those
The kitchen is well appointed with quality fitted units with granite
worktops and quality appliances including electric hob and oven,
dishwasher and washer/drier.
Climbing the stairs to the first floor the cottage is presented with a
choice of two bedrooms both with views over the surrounding
countryside; the master bedroom offers a welcoming kingsize bed and the
pretty second bedroom can be made up as either a king size or twin
bedded room (please specify when booking).
The family bathroom is fitted to a very high standard and features a
large free standing bath ideal for relaxing in after days spent
exploring the Lakes.
To the rear of the cottages there is an enclosed courtyard patio with
bistro table and chairs making it the ideal spot for a morning coffee
or a glass of wine on a summers evening whilst enjoying the views
across the neighbouring fields. A private parking space is available
for one car.
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
Pets information: Pet policies vary by property, please check the
properties listing on Lakelovers website for full details.