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The Kennedy House Stone Cross Mansion

Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1050218)


Lakelovers rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Review(s)

  • Dawn

    “Lovely building tastefully done and well maintained.”

    We were there when the Dickensian festival was on which was fantastic although very busy. The apartment was ideally placed as we could walk to the village in minutes without the hassle of having to park. Well worth a visit.

    We were there when the Dickensian festival was on which was fantastic although very busy. The apartment was ideally placed as we could walk to the village in minutes without the hassle of having to park. Well worth a visit.

    - Dawn, November 2023


  • Ground-floor duplex
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x twin (which can be linked to a super king on request) Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Electric oven, induction hob, combi microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee maker, wine cooler, Mezzanine sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair/Cot available - request on booking
  • Designated parking to the rear for 1 car
  • Designated parking in the car park zone for 1 car
  • Shared enclosed patio with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am.

The property

Floorplans & additional information can be found at: Stone Cross Mansion Apartments. The Kennedy House is a luxurious, ground-floor duplex in Ulverston's Grade II-listed Stone Cross Mansion, Cumbria. This magnificent, dog-friendly house with private courtyard is set in a historic property dating back to 1874, surrounded by countryside and close to the Lake District National Park, providing a unique base for families and couples to holiday and celebrate special occasions. On arrival, you'll find a specifically dedicated parking space before entering Stone Cross Mansion through the private rear entrance. Leave your boots and coats in the hallway, before making yourself at home in the bright and spacious kitchen/diner with high ceilings, south-facing windows, and high-quality facilities. The sleek, contemporary kitchen with built-in appliances and plenty of prep space will delight any cook. After a home-cooked dinner, load up the dishwasher and head upstairs to the mezzanine sitting area with a dramatic Skylight, where you can host movie nights with your loved ones on the Smart TV or unwind with a good book! Alternatively, after a busy day sightseeing around the Lake District, there's space outside for you and your dog to relax in the afternoon sun, whether it's al-fresco dining or a glass of wine straight from the wine cooler. Before choosing between two wonderfully fitted bedrooms, locate the immaculate bathroom for a relaxing soak in the tub or shower over. There's a super king-size room with an en-suite double shower room, complete with a heated towel rail for enhanced comfort, as well as a super-king-size zip/link room that's perfect for kids, friends, or couples. There is a traditional slate bed Brunswick pool / snooker table and a separate table football table for guest to use in the main common areas. On your next Lake District adventure, book a stay at The Kennedy House for a taste of luxury. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1050478, 1050480, 1100108, 1101421, 1101460, 1101465, 1101468, 1101469, 1101581, 1101586, 1101591, 1101595, 1101603, 1101608, 1101619, 1101626, 1101629, together sleeping up to 87 guests.

Stone Cross Mansion Apartments

Stone Cross Mansion Apartments consists of 18 spectacular apartments resting just outside the charming market town of Ulverston, Cumbria. The apartments are a unique refurbishment of Stone Cross Mansion, a stunning mansion originally built as the Kennedy family home in 1874. The building has been painstakingly restored by award-winning developers who have returned it to its former glory, whilst internally creating a very special collection of apartments for families, couples, and friends. Approached by a beautiful tree lined drive, Stone Cross Mansion is a Grade II listed building built in limestone to a Gothic/Scottish baronial style. The surroundings enjoy beautiful gardens and tree-lined scenery with some apartments having breath-taking panoramic views over Morecambe Bay and the town's beloved landmark, Sir John Barrow Monument on top of Hoad Hill. Each apartment offers an individual layout and features, such as high-quality, individually designed kitchens complete with high-end appliances, as well as a welcome hamper with teas, coffees, biscuits, and milk, and toiletries; you are sure to find the perfect apartment to suit your holiday needs. All apartments have individual heating systems offering all properties on demand hot water and central heating. The main entrance hall with its imposing staircase and marble columns has been beautifully appointed for guests to relax. Within walking distance is the bustling market town of Ulverston, where you can dine at a plethora of excellent eateries, have a drink in a traditional pub or a more trendy wine or gin bar, embark on a country walk, and play at Ulverston Golf Club, whilst only a 10 minute drive way, you'll find Lake Windermere and all the Lake District National Park has to offer, whether that's watersports, sailing, exploring country manors or hiking up mountains such as Scafell Pike. Book an unforgettable rural retreat at Stone Cross Mansion Apartments.

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

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About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas