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Bankfield House

Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • The house from the paddock
    The house from the paddock
    The house from the paddock
    The Green Bedroom
    The Red Bedroom
    The view from the front of the house
    The conservatory
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
    Bankfield House, is a large Edwardian House set in it's own grounds on the South Lakes Peninsula overlooking the shifting sands of the stunning Morecambe Bay. Situated in a village called Allithwaite just a mile from Cartmel and the Lake District National Park where people come from around the world for walks, cycling ,painting, climbing, bird watching and the local hospitality of pubs and Michelin starred restaurants. It is also just 500 metres from the local pub and train station. Bankfield House is the perfect retreat for families or groups of friends looking to either relax in the grounds of the house or explore the local area.
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(2)
    • Dining Seats (14)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (14)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    - All electricity, gas and logs included in price.
    - There are 6 TV's in total – 2 in the bedrooms and 4 in the reception rooms and kitchen. 2 have DVD players combined.
    - We can provide 2 travel cots, a pushchair and two highchairs if requested .
    - We can also provide two single folding beds to convert most of the bedrooms into family rooms.
    - There's an extra toilet downstairs just off the Drying Room
    - Drying Room for walking clothes and boots

    - Traditional Aga and farmhouse kitchen
    Listing #HL268245 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester: 150.0 km
    Railway: Kents Bank: 1.5 km
    Ferry: Heysham: 50.0 km
    By Car
    Leave Junction 36 off the M6 and travel along the A591 towards Windermere, taking the A590 signposted to the Lake District Peninsulas. At the Meathop roundabout, take the B5277 to Grange-over-Sands and Allithwaite. Detailed directions are provided on booking.

    By Air Rail and Bus

    Trains run directly to Grange-over-Sands from Manchester Airport (1hr 45) and Manchester Piccadilly (1hr 27). Many rail services require a change at Lancaster to the Furness Line, including London (3hrs 20) and Glasgow (3 hrs).National Express coaches stop at Lancaster or Preston for rail connections to Grange-over-Sands. An hourly Stagecoach bus (X35) runs from Kendal bus station, connecting with the Grange Circular (532) to Allithwaite.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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English first
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in April 2015

Our family consisted of 12 adults and 3 children and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! The house is nice and spacious so we all had enough room to mill about without feeling like we were ontop of eachother. We especially loved the large dining area in the conservatory and ate as a family every evening. Considering it is a large... more

Management response:

Thank you for your kind comments and we will take at look at increasing the food freezing capacity,although this is the first time anyone has mentioned it.We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and if you can let us know which paricular beds yoi did not like we will check out the mattresses. Best regards, Eric and Helen more

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Stockport, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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OMG, what a fab time we all had at Bankfield House! It was a family occasion and there were 8 adults, 1 teenager and 3 boys 3 yrs and under - 12 in total and 2 Labradors. It was in a great location for Grange, Cartmel and Windermere was only 15 mins away in the car. The paddock was brilliant... more

Management response:

Hi Jan, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review.We love it when we get such positive feedback from our guests. So glad you all enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to welcoming you all back in not too distant future. Best regards, Eric and Helen more

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Leyland, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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We stayed at Bankfield House for a week including New Years Eve 2014. We had 5 families including 9 adults and 6 children ranging from under 2 years to 10 years old and the house was simply perfect for us!! Such a great time was had by everyone and the way the house is laid out for large visiting parties... more

Management response:

thank you so much for your glowing review...we certainly hope to see you all again sometime. The recycling you left was probably a record !!!!!!!!......but was no problem at all. Best regards from Eric and Helen more

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