Victoria Park House ref: UK34498

Ulverston, Cartmel and Peninsula in Cumbria

3 Stars

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3
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Bathrooms
1
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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • WiFi 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Victoria Park House offers a great space for you and your family to stay. The location is perfect, with only a short walk into the main town of Ulverston and based in the south Lakeland peninsula, you will not be short of things to do! Close by family attractions include South Lakes Safari Zoo and Go Ape at Grizedale Forest. The Furness Coast offers many sandy beaches to enjoy, whilst Lake Windermere and Lake Coniston offer many water activities and are only 12 miles away.

Ulverston itself is a busy market town surrounded with old historic buildings and cobbled streets. If you fancy yourself a hiking enthusiast, then here is the start of the 70-mile Cumbrian Way. It has so much to offer, from speciality restaurants and traditional Lakeland pubs to boutique high street shopping. Ulverston is well known for its many festivals with events running throughout the year, including walking and art festivals in the summer months and the Dickensian Festival in November. This popular festival town even has its own magnificent Buddhist centre which people travel far and wide to stay at and to see its stunning architecture. Victoria Park House is the perfect base for those wanting to explore the southern Lake District whilst having all amenities on their doorstep.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room: With electric fire and Smart TV.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, gas oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.
Separate toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed and Freeview TV.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linem, towels and Wi-Fi included.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed patio with garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

Offering stunning views of the South Lakeland District fells and countryside, Cartmel is easily accessible, with its winding streets, pretty cottages, whitewashed houses and medieval buildings leading to the village square. The village offers visitors many modern surprises in the form of fine quality attractions, shops, and eateries.

Around the village square you will discover a delightful assortment of genuine 16th - 18th century buildings providing, as they have for centuries, friendly inns, well stocked shops and private dwellings. It is also home to Britain's smallest National Hunt racecourse and the National Trust attraction of Cartmel Priory Gatehouse, a historically important building situated in the heart of the village.

Occupying one of the most attractive spots in the area, Grange-over-Sands looks out across the expansive sands of Morecambe Bay, a rich feeding ground for many species of birds that take advantage of the great climate in the area. It is easily accessible from the Lake District (Lake Windermere is only seven miles away) and towns such as Kendal are also just a short drive from here.

There is much to do and see on the Peninsular from golf , horse riding and fishing to hot air ballooning and parachuting! There also a good number of great walks, plus many places of historical interest.

Things to do nearby

Ascent Training

Outdoor adventure for all abilities in the Lake District specialising in all outdoor activities. Staff are very experienced and highly qualified in all sorts of activities including rock climbing, caving and mountaineering. Tel: 01539 551375

Grange over Sands Golf Club

Set on the coast in Grange-over-Sands this 19 hole golf course has sensational views of the surrounding woodlands, open countryside and the famous mountains of Cumbria. Tel: 01539 533180

Cartmel Racecourse

Situated in the picturesque village of Cartmel the racecourse has been in operation since the 1850's. It offers traditional National Hunt Racing to seasoned visitors and novices alike. Tickets can be booked online and events are held throughout the year.

Conishead Priory and Buddhist Temple

An intriguing Buddhist Temple and Romantic Gothic Manson with cafe and gardens. Enjoy a woodland walk to Morecambe Bay. Tel: 01229 584029

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Ulverston Golf Club

One of many great golf courses set on the Cumbrian coast with views over Morecambe Bay, Lakeland and the Irish Sea. Designed by HS Colt in 1924 the course offers visitors an enjoyable yet challenging round of golf. Tel: 01229 582824

Lakeland Miniature Village

A fascinating insight into the buildings of Lakelands yesteryear. Buildings made from local Coniston slate which depict Cumbrian house and farms all hand made by Edward Robinson. All surrounded by an Oriental garden. Tel: 01539 558500

River Deep Mountain High

An outdoor activity provider introducing you to activities such abseiling, kayaking, mountain biking and canoeing in a variety of different locations. Tel: 01539 528666

Furness Abbey

Nestled in a peaceful valley in Barrow-in-Furness are the majestic remains of Furness Abbey, an English Heritage site that was formerly one of the richest and most powerful Cistercian Monasteries of its time.

Lakeland Motor Museum at Backbarrow

Discover over 100 years of motoring history including the Campbell Bluebird Exhibition. Plus motorist gift shop and riverside cafe. Tel: 01539 530400

Capernwray Diving Centre

Capernwray Diving Centre offers the best place to dive in Lancashire.

Bigland Hall Equestrian

Aiming to provide the best quality horse riding in the Lake District Bigland Hall Equestrian Centre offers a wide variety of rides suitable for all ages and abilities. Tel: 01539 530333

Holker Hall and Gardens

Holker Hall is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish. This beautiful historic house is set amongst stunning formal gardens, woodland and deer park. Holker hosts an inspirational programme of special events. The cafe and food hall offer the finest local and speciality produce. Tel: 01539 558328

Lakeland Quads
Lakeland Quads

Lakeland Quads is the only dedicated quad bike trekking company in the Cumbria. There are three treks to choose from - the farm trek, the peak trek and the fell trek, all with breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and fell. Tel:07881 919940

Silverdale Golf Club

Set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with fabulous views of Morecambe Bay and the Leighton Moss reserve this 18 hole course gives golfers a real chance to challenge themselves. Tel: 01524 701300

Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway was originally used to carry passengers from Lakeside to Ulverston and Barrow and then on into Lancashire.

Cartmel Priory

Cartmel Priory is one of the most beautiful churches in the north east. Built more than 800 years ago the church serves as a centre for the local community.

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