The Mary Maude Suite is a luxurious first-floor apartment in Ulverston's Grade II listed Stone Cross Mansion. This apartment is packed with history and contemporary furnishings, plus excellent views of the formal grounds, making it a magnificent home for couples, families, and friends to celebrate special occasions and explore the Lake District. Before entering this historic estate, there are two allocated parking areas where you can unpack your belongings. The main entrance hall, a magnificently renovated space with a grand staircase, archways, and historical artwork, will immediately impress you. Inside your apartment, a long hallway with herringbone floors leads you to a breath-taking, open-plan living space flooded with light; large sash windows, ornate plaster carvings, and a period feature fireplace make for a special refuge after the day's adventures. Watch the Smart TV, read a book, or catch up with friends and family on the plush corner sofa. The contemporary kitchen, with built-in equipment and quartz worktops, is tucked away and perfect for creating home-cooked meals. The large table offers enough space for all guests to enjoy dinner and a bottle of wine fresh from the wine cooler, whether it's a casual family gathering or a celebration. Be sure to take in the views of the mansion's grounds from the large bay window, which is framed by an authentic archway. As the sun sets, retire to one of three bedrooms, each with storage space and dressing tables. A master king-size with an en-suite shower room, a second super king-size/zip and link twin (request on booking) with a balcony overlooking the rose garden for two guests, separate study/tv/play room. All guests have access to the large family bathroom, which includes a bath and a shower over to suit all preferences. The hallway has a storage room for your walking boots and gear, perfect for those seeking to explore the Lake District, while those remaining closer to home can wander the mansion's beautiful grounds. The Mary Maude Suite is a one-of-a-kind and luxurious holiday property in Cumbria. Note: This property can be booked with Refs: 1050478, 1050480, 1100108, 1101421, 1101460, 1101465, 1101468, 1101469, 1050218, 1101586, 1100108, 1101595, 1101603, 1101581, 1101619, 1101626, 1101629, together sleeping up to 87 guests.
NOTE: Saturday & Sunday arrivals are not permitted at this property.
NOTE: Bikes are not permitted in the Mansion, elevator or apartment.
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.
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.