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Clock Tower

Allithwaite near Cartmel, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1107643)


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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20 Customer Review(s)

  • Christine

    “The co-owner, John, was very welcoming and helpful.”

    The property is fabulous and as a family, we were able to make best use of the wonderful hot tub. Would definitely recommend.

    The property is fabulous and as a family, we were able to make best use of the wonderful hot tub. Would definitely recommend.

    - Christine, April 2024


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double, 1 x second-floor double, 1 x second-floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • First-floor snug
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • 2 x electric Slide and Hide ovens, induction hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, and dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair provided but no travel cot
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Garden with private lawned area and patio with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: Due to the spiral staircase and Velux windows on the second floor, children must be supervised
  • Note: This property is a Grade II listed
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am

The property

Cartmel 0.8 miles. Clock Tower is the mid section of a Grade II-listed Victorian Stable Range built originally to service Boarbank Hall. Set over three floors, the property offers a unique blend of contemporary and traditional features, ideal for a relaxing family holiday in Cumbria. Enter the dining hall which has plenty of natural lighting and elevated ceilings for a bright and airy feel; here you can enjoy delicious mealtimes or a board game, or carry your conversation into the sitting room, which has a sofa, two armchairs, a woodburning stove, and a Smart TV for on-demand entertainment, ideal for unwinding after a day of countryside ramblings. With a variety of integrated appliances, ample worktop space, and a central island that doubles as a breakfast bar, the contemporary kitchen is sure to inspire some home cooking. A lovely spiral staircase leads to the first floor, where you can relax in the snug lounge area or retire to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a super-king-size bed and an en-suite shower room, and there is another bedroom on this floor with a double bed and a stylish bathroom. Climb to the second floor to access the final bedrooms, which include a double and twin room with vaulted ceilings and Velux windows providing elevated views of the countryside. Continuing to impress, spend an evening relaxing in the beautiful gardens with some alfresco dining, or indulge in some relaxation time in the bubbling hot tub for even more memorable moments. You can walk to the nearby village of Cartmel, home to the famous sticky toffee pudding, an array of excellent gastropubs, bars and the renowned L'Enclume restaurant, as well as an ancient 12th century priory and the UK’s smallest racecourse which meets during the spring and summer months. The village also boasts several local shops where you can stock up on essentials to keep you fed during your self-catered stay. The southern tip of Lake Windermere at Newby Bridge is just a short drive away where you can enjoy a steam train ride, which meanders to Haverthwaite, you can also embark on a Lakeland steam cruise from the jetty here to popular Bowness and Ambleside, which has The World of Beatrix Potter among its many attractions. With all of this and so much more to look forward to, book a stay at the impressive Clock Tower.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Grange-over-Sands 2 miles; Bowness on Windermere 12 miles.

The historic, South Lakeland village of Cartmel is renowned as the prettiest village in the Lake District. The Priory Church, one of the finest ecclesiastical buildings in the north of England, remains the heart of the community with its gatehouse forming the entrance to the village. The village features pretty streamside walks, quaint cobbled streets littered with antique shops, a charming gift shop, welcoming, traditional pubs serving real ale, the nationally acclaimed, Michelin Star awarded L'Enclume restaurant, and the Cartmel Village shop, which sells the famous sticky toffee pudding. Take advantage of excellent walking opportunities amidst beautiful, unspoilt countryside, visit Cartmel Racecourse, Campbell Legend Bluebird Exhibition, Lakeland Motor Museum and Holker Hall with its spectacular gardens, all of which are close by. The quiet seaside retreat of Grange-over-Sands, with its Edwardian buildings and mountain backdrop, is a mere 2 miles away, whilst Windermere, with its panoramic views over England's longest lake, is within a thirty minute drive. A superb holiday destination, at any time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas