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Cumbria, England
Main House Apartments

Main House Apartments

Dating from the 19th century, the manor house has been expertly restored to an exceptional standard, with the nine apartments benefiting from certain details and features that keep the history of their beautiful setting alive. All the properties at Merlewood offer high levels of comfort. But if it's sheer elegance you're after, the main manor house is where you'll want to be. Built by Manchester calico printer Alfred Binyon in 1853 the house has enjoyed a chequered history: from private estate, to hotel, to War Office training centre, to ecological research station. But the Grade II listed building is, arguably, only now fulfilling its true potential, with accommodation that provides a winning combination of comfort and style. Each of the nine manor house apartments has been expertly furnished, but retains an element of its 19th century charm, providing a retreat that is both charismatic and perfectly soothing. One has been adapted for wheelchair access and all provide a fantastic base from which to explore surrounding Lakes and fells but, at the end of the day, welcome you home to well-designed, relaxing living rooms and bedrooms for a great night's sleep.


With a choice of one or two bedrooms, these chic apartments feature either double or twin beds. Two one-bedroom properties have an en-suite bathroom and two two-bedroom properties have an en-suite in addition to separate bathroom facilities. An open and spacious kitchen/dining room means you're fully provided with all the equipment you need to produce whatever culinary creation takes your fancy; from saucepans to corkscrews – with perhaps a cheeky little number chilling in the fridge. The majority have fantastic views as well, so you'll have everything you need for that perfect evening.


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Merlewood is part of the Holiday Property Bond's growing portfolio of outstanding holiday properties throughout the UK and Europe, imaginatively created over 32 years to combine "home from home" comfort with total relaxation. Currently the portfolio features 35 holiday developments, all in stunningly beautiful locations across 13 countries, with over 1,400 individual villas, apartments and cottages.

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