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Meadowsweet Lodge

Arkholme, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1143295)

Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite basin and WC, 2 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with electric fire
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Decking with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.1 miles, pub 1.5 miles

The property

Meadowsweet Lodge is an inviting, three-bedroom lodge set on Docker Park in Arkholme, Lancashire. Enjoy a rural setting with easy access from the M6, along with both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales on the doorstep, Meadowsweet Lodge is a wonderful family retreat in a serene part of the country. Park up in the off-road parking area before taking a few steps up to reach the front door, leading into the open-plan living area. The social hub of the home, relax upon the sofas and choose a film from watch from the Smart TV, whilst the electric fire gently heats the space. Gather at dining table in preparation for a hearty home-cooked feast, prepared from the well-appointed kitchen. Alternatively, dine alfresco style upon the decking, enjoying an elevated position with country views. Three neat bedrooms await, with the master offering a double with en-suite basin and WC, whilst there are also two twin bedrooms. Start the morning with a rinse in the shower room, before heading into Hornby and stocking up on the essentials, or why not indulge in some pub grub before wandering the streets. Venture further afield to Kirkby Lonsdale, a bustling market town with a rich history and a growing reputation for high-quality independent shopping. Being on the edge of the delightful Yorkshire Dales National Park, there is a wealth of opportunity for hiking, mountain biking and birdwatching at a variety of stunning locations, including the Yorkshire Three Peaks, White Scar Cave, Calf Top, Great Coum and Gastack Beck Waterfall. For a change of scenery, the historic city of Lancaster is home to a majestic Castle and the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park, boasting panoramic views of the city and beyond. Choose Meadowsweet Lodge for a wonderful retreat to Lancashire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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About the location


Kirkby Lonsdale 6 miles; Kendal 18 miles.

The quiet village of Hornby, in the lovely Lune Valley, is bordered by the famous Lake District to the north, and the Yorkshire Dales to the east. A delightful village, set on an old pack-horse route, Hornby is situated close to where the River Wenning joins the River Lune. Hornby Castle is set on a high hill overlooking the river and is known as the subject of one of Turner's best-loved paintings. Consisting of a scattering of traditional houses, a beautiful Anglican church, two pubs and a local Post Office with tea room, there are several 'undiscovered' quiet walks around the village and other, more frequented walks and places of interest close by. Nearby Kirkby Lonsdale is a popular town, with the Old Devil's Bridge a delightful spot to stop for a coffee beside the River Lune, while a number of antique shops and curios can be found in the town, along with an excellent selection of restaurants and pubs. 'Ruskin's View' can also be accessed from Kirkby Lonsdale, where you may walk in the famous artist’s footsteps and experience the views that inspired him.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas