Forrest's Townhouse is a magnificent self-catering property situated in the centre of Kendal with free parking for up to six cars.
The building comprises of two separate well-appointed apartments (which can be hired individually too, sleeping 8 each) spread over three floors, each sleeping up to eight guests. Both Apartments share a secure private entrance hallway, so it is safe to leave each apartments front door open, creating a unique combined space.
The family-friendly Townhouse is within a short stroll of the super choice of bars and restaurants, the Brewery Arts Centre and Cinema and of course the River Kent.
Spanning the first floor of the Grade II listed building is a beautiful living room, four spacious bedrooms, a smaller sitting room with a sofa and TV (ideal for kids), two bathrooms and two en-suite loos.
The spacious living room with large log-burner and comfortable leather sofas and arm-chairs, provides guests with superb space for relaxation plus there is a 40" Freeview Smart TV. Views through the three ceiling-height windows look over the main shopping street called Highgate.
The open-plan dining and kitchen area is a great space for everyone to get together for a meal. The modern kitchen, with breakfast bar, includes a 4-plate induction hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer and the fridge & freezer, overlooks the ornate wooden dining table seating up to 16 people.
Bedroom 1 - Super-king bed
Bedroom 2 - Super-king Zip & Link bed that can split into two single beds on request, plus there is an additional truckle bed in the room that sleeps an additional two people - An ideal family room.
Bedroom 3 - Two single beds with en-suite toilet.
Bedroom 4 - 3/4 double bed and a single bed and an en-suite toilet, sleeps 2-3 people.
Bathroom - With roll-top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Shower Room - With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail
Spans the top two floors of the buildings. On the first floor, you have a spacious living room and dining area with comfortable leather sofa's, a 40" Freeview TV and the log-burner. The dining table to the side of the room seats eight people. The separate kitchen, fitted with modern appliances including a 4-plate induction hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer and the fridge & freezer, is a great space to cook up a meal.
Also on the first floor is two bedrooms, the first offers a super-king size bed and fitted cupboards (which are original features). The second provides a super-king zip & link bed, which is a double by default but can split into two single beds on request.
The first of the bathrooms comprises of a bath and separate shower. Apart from the shower, which was added, the bathroom is the original suite which was beautifully restored.
Up the stairs to the top floor is the new and modern bathroom, with a free-standing rolltop bath, separate shower and loo and to the end of the corridor are two additional twin bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 - Super-king.
Bedroom 2 - Super-king Zip & Link bed that can split into two single beds on request.
Bathroom 1 - With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3 - Two single beds.
Bedroom 4 - Two single beds.
Bathroom 2 - With roll-top bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Forrest's Yard is situated in the centre of the town. You are within a very short walk of the many shops, bars, restaurants and the Brewery Arts Centre, poplar with events such as the annual Kendal Mountain Film Festival and the Lakeland Ultra Challenge and of course its cinema and theatre events.
The property is accessible by road, with private parking, as well as by train from the Kendal Train Station, linking to Windermere and also Oxenholme and the West Coast Mainline.
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Please note that while the address for Forrest's Yard Apartments is 71 Highgate, this is the front of the building. Access to the Apartment and parking is to the rear of the building, on Dowkers Lane LA9 4HD.
We have provided these step-by-step directions, however, guests may find it easier to use the Google Maps links provided below to use for directions as it will lead you directly to the rear parking area.
From Jct 36 of the M6 Motorway Leave the M6 at Jct 36 and head West for approx 5 miles on the A590 and then the A591 towards Kendal. Shortly after passing the Travelodge on your left, take the next exit on the A6 signposted Kendal South. Stay on the A6, through the set of traffic lights, passed Kendal College until the road becomes one-way. Move into the right-hand land of the one-way and continue until you reach the second pedestrian crossing then turn right onto Dowkers Lane (Beijing House Chinese will be on your right). Continue on Dowkers Lane, until it becomes a pay & display carpark. Look to your left where you will see a private parking area with a chain across it, you will see signs for Forrest Yard Apartments.
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