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Bankfield House

The house from the paddock
5.0 of 5 bubbles
67 reviews
The house from the paddock
The Green Bedroom
The Red Bedroom
The view from the front of the house
Sand bedroom
The Dining Conservatory
Wild flowers on our driveway
The house from the driveway
Another picture of the Green Bedroom
The patio
The patio ,ideal for BBQ's and pre dinner drinks
The Lounge
The Snug
Morecambe Bay from the paddock
The Cumbrian coastal path passes the end of our drive
Superb biking country on the doorstep
Lovely Windermere,a short drive away
Nearby Cartmel racecourse
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Allithwaite, Cumbria, England
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.
About the Owner, Helen E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 67 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL268245
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in February 2017

Stayed here for a long weekend in February with friends and would definitely recommend it. With 6 adults and 6 kids the house still felt spacious yet cosy and warm. All the bedrooms were a great size and the conservatory was perfect for eating together. Kitchen was well equipped and the welcome basket of wine and goodies was a lovely...

Management response:

So glad you all enjoyed your stay at Bankfield House. It is always so rewarding to get feedback from our guests and we hope to be able to welcome you all back in the not too distant future


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Lancaster, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in February 2017

Management response:

Hi Jill, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review . It means a lot to us to get feedback from our guests.So glad you all enjoyed it.You are welcome back anytime ! Kind regards, Helen and Eric


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Katie H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

The house was lovely, very clean and cosy and really warm which was great due to the weather being freezing! Beds were comfortable, the lounges were spacious and the conservatory was a highlight. Would definitely visit again!

Management response:

It was great having you all here and so glad you enjoyed it.Thanks for taking time to post a review and hope to see you all again. Helen and Eric


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
- All electricity, gas and logs included in price.<BR>- There are 4 TV's in total – 1 in the Green bedroom and 3 in the reception rooms and kitchen. 2 have DVD players combined.<BR>- We can provide 2 travel cots, a pushchair and two highchairs if requested .<BR>- We can also provide two single folding beds to convert most of the bedrooms into family rooms.<BR>- There's an extra toilet downstairs just off the Drying Room<BR>- Drying Room for walking clothes and boots<BR><BR>- Traditional Aga and farmhouse kitchen <BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Allithwaite is a quaint village with an excellent pub, a train station, church, shop - all within walking distance of the house.<BR><BR>Nearby we have Grange Over Sands which is an Edwardian holiday destination with duck pond, promenade and many interesting shops,including award winning butchers and bakery.There is also a Spar and a Co-op.For the major supermarkets a 25min drive to Kendal is required.<BR><BR>Cartmel is a mile away and is food lovers heaven with a double Michelin starred restaurant and lots of pubs in the medieval village square.The beautiful Priory dates back to 1190 and is well worth a visit,and do not forget the racecourse which is one of the lovliest settings in the country to watch National Hunt racing.<BR><BR>Activities nearby inclu... more
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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. .On entering Grange over Sands you will pass the Railway Station on your left before coming to a mini roundabout,take the first exit up the hill where you will come to another mini roundabout,take the first exit .Stay on this road passing the bandstand on your left,go up the steep hill and after about 1 mile you will enter the village of Allithwaite.You will see Kirkhead Road on your left and just past the post box is the entrance to Jack Hill,on the left.Bankfield House is the very first driveway on your left.We live in the white house at the end of the drive,Bankfield H... more
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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