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Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

The Hayloft

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

The conservatory from the laundry Room

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Hayloft is a stunning, cosy and warm cottage, full of character with up-to-date facilities, and offering luxury at a price difficult to find in the nearby Central Lakes. The Hayloft is a perfect hub for family gatherings or a beautiful romantic retreat!

It has a VisitEngland Gold Award (2014) for outstanding quality and cleanliness to add to its 4-Star rating, and sleeps 6 plus a 3ft 6" sofa bed (suitable for 2 children or 1 adult). On arrival, it feels like you are walking into a home-from-home, which is kept in fantastic condition!

The Hayloft is a limestone threshing barn, lovingly converted by the Owner after being owned by generations of her family, and retains many features including oak beams, stonework and owl holes. It has luxury soft furnishings, quality appliances, endless facilities and exudes peace and tranquility.

On entering, the stunning Cumbrian green slate floor leads past the handcrafted, oak staircase to a central farmhouse kitchen with oak dining table and 8 chairs. The open kitchen is a 'cooks kitchen', with black granite worktops, an induction hob, fan oven, integrated fridge and Bosch dishwasher. A fully-heated, slate roofed oak Conservatory is attached, with cane suite and rocking chair, TV, bookcase and views over the garden. On the ground-floor, there is a sumptuous four-poster bed and power shower room.

The oak and iron staircase, made in the village, leads to a galleried lounge with window seats to take in views of Morecambe Bay. There is a stone-built fireplace with gas fire, SMART TV and DVD and two high-quality sofas and lots of lovely decorative furnishings. Leading off is a cosy twin bedroom and a further double - all beds and bedding are high quality - and there is endless hot water for the corner bath in the family bathroom and heated towel rails with fluffy towels.

The Hayloft welcomes pets, and the garden is fully enclosed. It features lawn, borders, a pergola and wall fountain and a trough in the Laundry Room is ideal for paw washing after walks from the door. There is a washing machine and tumble drier too.

The Games Room has table-tennis, football table and darts, a drinks fridge and freezer, and is very popular with all the family.

The cottage is warm, cosy and very clean, and on arrival, it is like walking into a home! It is ideally placed near to a pub with fire that accepts dogs, with walks from the door including the Cumbria Coastal Way and the promenade into Edwardian Grange-over-Sands or throughout the gorgeous, yet un-commercialsed Cartmel Peninsula. Yet Lake Windermere is only 10 minutes away, with good roads to the heart of the Lakes. There are cafes, pubs, restaurants including Michelin-starred L'enclume in Cartmel, award-winning shops like Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding and Higginson Butchers and visitor attractions like Holker Hall within minutes.

A holiday in The Hayloft can be what you make it...but whatever that is, you have a stunning home to return to, offering warmth, comfort and peace!

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

About this location

The Cumbria region

Allithwaite

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Review 1-9 of 9

24 Oct 2014

4/5

"Relaxing stay in a dog friendly cottage."

Have just spent four days at "The Hayloft". On arrival a welcome tray of tea,coffee,sugar pint of milk and biscuits was waiting in a very clean spacious dog friendly cottage. It was a very … More

23 Oct 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage and dog friendly too"

We have stayed in this cottage in June 2013 (as a family with dog), June/July 2014 (as a couple with dog) and we are booked for June/July 2015 (as a couple with dog).We can't fault the cottage. T… More

13 Sep 2014

5/5

"Restful place to stay"

Had a lovely break in The Hayloft. Everything you could want is at hand and the whole house has been done to a high standard. And a garden that my dogs could not escape from!… More

1 Jul 2014

5/5

"Everything you need"

This is our second time staying at the Hayloft with our dog.The cottage is well equipped and comes with everything you need. The welcome pack includes all the essentials you need for your first night … More

24 Jun 2014

5/5

"Lovely conversion which is well laid out with two separate luving areas if required"

We were looking for somewhere near the Lake District to share with relatives which had two bathrooms and that took dogs. This place was ideal. Well placed for Cartmel and Grange with a family run frie… More

30 Apr 2014

5/5

"Easter in the sun"

We only spent 3 nights at The hayloft - we all wished it was longer. We arrived Friday afternoon parked up and then didn't move the cars till Monday morning. Lovely walk into Cartmel with beer a… More

20 Mar 2014

5/5

"home from home"

we stayed here with my elderly parents and it was perfect as they could have the downstairs area and we had the upstairs area.the cottage was very well equipped, quiet private and lovely and warm.the … More

18 Dec 2013

5/5

"Fabulous Cottage - all that we needed for a great long weekend."

We had a great time - felt so at home - forgot It wasn't mine. Very well equipped, was very warm and cosy. I loved the upstairs lounge.... You definitely need a car, as there are a lot of love… More

14 Apr 2013

5/5

"A Little Gem."

This is a lovely cottage with everything and i mean everything provided, first cottage i have had with enough crockery etc. to be abel to use the dish washer. Safe garden for the dogs. Games room for … More

Review 1-9 of 9

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