Carus Green Golf Club Cottages
Published: Tuesday 3rd Jul 2018
Written by: Leah Smith
Carus Green, located in the historic market town of Kendal, has quickly become the Lake District’s premier golf and leisure destination, just a stone’s throw from the Lake District National Park. Carus is a unique development that combines golfing, luxury accommodation and relaxed dining.
The challenging 18-hole parkland course offers stunning views over the Lakeland fells and has three rivers that meander through the course – The Kent, The Mint and The Sprint. As well as the parkland course, Carus Green have a whole host of golfing facilities for you to enjoy, including an 18-bay high specification driving range, indoor putting facility and golf simulator where all the family get can get involved. Golf experience days at Carus are the perfect way for beginners to sample this wonderful or for the experienced golfer to fine tune their skills.
Carus also has something for non-golfers, with an award-winning Clubhouse which offers an array of eateries and bars including the Grill restaurant and Lounge Bar. Serving a varied menu throughout the day, offering locally sourced produce and providing a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where you can dine indoors or al fresco on the balcony during the warmer months.
Luxurious Holiday Accommodation
At Carus Green we have a selection of luxurious self-catering apartments and townhouses that are all finished to an exceptionally high standard with all the modern facilities you would expect. All bedrooms are comfortable, spacious and equipped with wall mounted TVs, perfect for relaxing after a long day out on the green. Both the apartments and the townhouses boast bright, spacious open plan living areas with fresh décor and stylish furnishings. In the lounge areas you will find large flat screen TVs with the addition of Sky TV packages, including Sports and Movies which is complemented by Bose soundbars.
These properties really are a home from home, with full-equipped kitchens, granite work surfaces and modern appliances including a wine fridge. Bathrooms and ensuites are fully tiled and each have modern fixtures and fittings you would come to expect in these fantastic properties. Each property has its own outdoor space in the form of patios or balconies, offering spectacular views over the course and out to the Lakeland fells beyond and include their own off-road parking spaces.
Guests staying at Carus Green also have complimentary access to the Sanctuary Leisure Club at the nearby Riverside Hotel, including swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room – the perfect way to relax after a day walking on the local fells. All guest also have the added extra of receiving half-price green fees for the duration of their stay, so you can be sure to enjoy a round or two out on the green.
Kendal is well-known as the gateway to the Lake District, just 8 miles from Windermere. Lying in the valley of the River Kent, surrounded by beautiful countryside, this is the perfect base to explore the National Park and Kendal itself.
Wonder down Kendal high street to discover the famous 18th-century ‘yards’ that once formed the network of this trade town. Take a short walk up Castle Hill to explore Kendal Castle, built in the 1200’s, much of the castle has now fallen to ruin but some of the castle walls and towers remain. There are spectacular views from the top of Castle Hill over Kendal and the Lakeland Fells beyond, a great place to spend a sunny afternoon watching the world go by.
The Brewery Arts Centre is the central hub of events in this market town, hosting everything from live music, theatre, films, ballet and festivals including an array of eateries and bars. The Vats Bar offers the Brewery’s superb pizzas along with a wide variety of local and guest beers, as well as a bustling, friendly atmosphere to enjoy the evening.
Just a short journey from Kendal you can immerse yourself into the heritage of Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall, both of which are steeped in history and have a wealth of beautiful gardens to explore, with Levens Hall being home to the oldest and most extensive topiary garden in the world.
The Lyth Valley is renowned for its orchards of Damsons which grow in the Lyth and Winster valleys, south-west of Kendal, becoming snow white with beautiful blossom during Spring. The fruit ripens in the Autumn and is used in a variety of local produce, including jams, puddings and gin.