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Field Beck in Cartmel

5 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Set in a quiet lane on the edge of this ancient village, Field Beck overlooks the great medieval Priory of Cartmel and is the sort of late Georgian house that Jane Austen might have lived in. It is a Grade II Listed building and all of its light and airy rooms have lovely views and catch the sun. The house has been lovingly restored and furnished to keep its historic character and charm. On the ground floor is: a sitting room, with wood-stove, a dining room, a breakfast room, a scullery and a kitchen which features 1950s style stainless steel units. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms: a twin and 2 doubles (1 with a washbasin), and a bathroom. Above is a large attic with twin beds and an extra TV. Beneath the house are the original cellars, with stone flagged floors, an extra loo and a g...Set in a quiet lane on the edge of this ancient village, Field Beck overlooks the great medieval Priory of Cartmel and is the sort of late Georgian house that Jane Austen might have lived in. It is a Grade II Listed building and all of its light and airy rooms have lovely views and catch the sun. The house has been lovingly restored and furnished to keep its historic character and charm. On the ground floor is: a sitting room, with wood-stove, a dining room, a breakfast room, a scullery and a kitchen which features 1950s style stainless steel units. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms: a twin and 2 doubles (1 with a washbasin), and a bathroom. Above is a large attic with twin beds and an extra TV. Beneath the house are the original cellars, with stone flagged floors, an extra loo and a games room with mini-snooker and football tables. Field Beck is surrounded by a delightful walled garden with a pond and stream. There is also a patio that is a real sun trap – perfect for barbecues! The house will actually sleep 8 adults comfortably and there are two loos, but, as there is only one bathroom, 6 may be a more practical maximum number. We offer discounts for smaller groups and couples. Well behaved dogs are welcome. More
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About the Owner
John P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2018
Interaction with guests
Field Beck is our much loved second home. We have been letting it as a holiday cottage for 30 years and many of our guests come back again and again. We do not live nearby so we will not interfere with your holiday or watch over you. However we stay in contact with you to answer any questions you may have.
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Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

Many thanks to John for facilitating an excellent weekend . Beautiful house in a beautiful setting. Everything at hand you could possibly need.

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Danhean
Johnoak77, VR Owner at Field Beck in Cartmel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2019

Thank you so much, Dan, for your kind words. It's quite hard work maintaining a quirky old house like Field Beck so I really appreciate your comments. Come back for a longer stay.

Reviewed 23 February 2019

Lovely cottage in the heart of Cartmel. We stayed as a family group with two small children and two dogs. All had a great time.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Paradise717169
Johnoak77, VR Owner at Field Beck in Cartmel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2019

Thank you, John, that's very kind of you. Come back and have a longer stay next time.

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Reviewed 4 January 2019

Field Beck really is evocative of how we would like to think of a Cartmel of 'old'; it sits proudly across from the Priory and benefits its from an unrivaled and uninterrupted view! We had a most fantastic pre-Christmas break in a cosy and well...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Stephen G
Johnoak77, VR Owner at Field Beck in Cartmel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thank you. How kind of you to say such nice things about the house, and about me! We have had the house for over 30 years and it's true - I am passionate about its restoration and preservation. As a guest said last year, on...More

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

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Date of stay: October 2018
Johnoak77, VR Owner at Field Beck in Cartmel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

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Reviewed 11 May 2018
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Date of stay: May 2018
Johnoak77, VR Owner at Field Beck in Cartmel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Private Garden
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Cartmel is famous for its historic village square, its racecourse and its medieval priory as well as for its 21st century gastronomic delights. It has four good pubs which serve excellent food, and the Michelin starred L'Enclume (four times voted Britain's best restaurant) is 3 minutes walk from the house. There is a delicatessen, an artisan baker, a cheesemonger, a wine merchant, a local brewery, and a chocolatier! The village has a monthly food market and is home to the famous Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding. It is a great position for exploring the Lake District
Getting around
The nearest station is Grange over Sands which is 3 miles away. There are several local taxis.
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