The Cart Lodge – Home 675479 Barn
- 4 bedrooms
- 7 sleeps
- 3 nights min stay
The Cart Lodge – Home 675479
- 4 bedrooms
- sleeps 7
- 3 nights min stay
Barn / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 7
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Child friendly
- No pets allowed
- Private garden
Description from owner
The Cart Lodge is a grade 2 listed barn that has been lovingly restored to a very high standard while retaining a lot of its original character.This spacious and comfortable barn is part of the Lackford Lakes Barns holiday complex and has been awarded a 4 star gold award by the visit England quality in Tourism assessor. The Barn stands detached within its own enclosed garden surrounded by Lackford Lakes nature reserve where you can go for walks, bird watch from various hides looking out onto the reserve's 12 lakes. Here you can relax and escape from everything yet there is so much to visit, see and do with the beautiful,historic and lively market town of Bury St Edmunds only 5 miles away. The exciting racing town of Newmarket is only 12 miles away. Thetford Forest with its cycling trails and "go ape" high ropes is also close by. If you wish to go further afield, the beautiful Suffolk villages of Lavenham and Clare await as does constable country. We are equidistant
The Cart Lodge is a grade 2 listed barn that has been lovingly restored to a very high standard while retaining a lot of its original character.This spacious and comfortable barn is part of the Lackford Lakes Barns holiday complex and has been awarded a 4 star gold award by the visit England quality in Tourism assessor. The Barn stands detached within its own enclosed garden surrounded by Lackford Lakes nature reserve where you can go for walks, bird watch from various hides looking out onto the reserve's 12 lakes. Here you can relax and escape from everything yet there is so much to visit, see and do with the beautiful,historic and lively market town of Bury St Edmunds only 5 miles away. The exciting racing town of Newmarket is only 12 miles away. Thetford Forest with its cycling trails and "go ape" high ropes is also close by. If you wish to go further afield, the beautiful Suffolk villages of Lavenham and Clare await as does constable country. We are equidistant from Norwich, Ipswich and Cambridge, even the East Suffolk Coast and North Norfolk coasts are only a day trip away.
This accommodation lends itself very well to a reunion of friends and family groups of all ages there is also a well equipped games room.
- Great for children of all ages
- No pets allowed
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
Bedroom 2: King Bed
Bedroom 3: Single Bed
Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
- 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites
- Wi-Fi available
- Private garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Table tennis
- Pool or snooker table
- Games room
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- CD player
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated::
- 21 Mar 2017
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
This Barn has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 7. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Oct 2013. Located in Suffolk, it has 34 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £650 to £1105.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Mar 2017.
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– based on 34 reviews
- Very Good
“The Cart lodge - November 2016”
We had a fantastic stay at the Cart Losge for 3 nights in early November 3016. The house was excellent- lovely and warm with everything we needed. We enjoyed trips to Bury, Thetford and walks around Lackford Lakes. We would love to return!
Owner's reply: So pleased that you enjoyed the warmth, the cottages are very well insulated and double glazed so they do retain their heat really well. We're lucky to be surrounded by the Lakes and some of the best bird watching is at this time of the year when migratory birds are over wintering here. We have lots of return visitors and we would very much like for you to come again. Many thanks for your excellent review.
Great place to stay to see Bury St Edmunds. We attended a wedding at Hengrave Hall. So convenient and lovely for family to be together in. Clean, spacious, all amenities and a lovely location. Highly recommend for friends or family get together.
Owner's reply: Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed the location, we are very conveniently located for Hengrave Hall.
“Lovely place to stay”
The Cart Lodge was in a great location to the places we were visiting and was next to the nature reserve which made for lovely walks and bird watching. The lodge was very comfortable and ideal for our needs.
Owner's reply: We're so pleased that you had everything you needed at Cartlodge and hope that you saw a kingfisher on the nature reserve.
Visited the Cart Lodge with a group of friends for a long weekend away. Accommodation was perfect - large, clean and friendly. We had everything we needed. Peaceful and tranquil place to stay.
Owner's reply: I'm glad you enjoyed your relaxing escape to the countryside and that you found the accommodation was clean and spacious.
We have just returned from a pre Christmas weekend with the family at the Cart Lodge. It is a lovely lodge, in a fantastic location. All the rooms are at a high standard, with everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable stay. We will definitely return!
Owner's reply: Thank you for your review and so pleased that you intend to come back and stay again!
“We keep coming back. For us it's Paradise.”
It is just what we need for very good accommodation, beautiful venue and local amenities. We are a group of sewing enthusiasts and enjoy the luxury of the communal space for working and laughing together, whilst having sufficient bedrooms for individuals. We have located good pubs nearby, as well as the Risby Barns antiques centre, Tea Rooms and Cosy Cabin Quilters shop. We are always welcomed by Emma and her assistants, who enjoy seeing what we're creating.
Owner's reply: We are so pleased that you keep coming back! We are planning to do some redecoration in January so it should be nicely spruced up before your next stay. Best wishes from all of us.
Excellent stay. So comfortable. Everything there. As Mary Poppins would say "practically perfect in every way"! We will be back!
Owner's reply: Thank you, we welcome return visitors and look forward to seeing you again soon! Merry Christmas X
we were a family of six adults and two children. found the cart lodge very good great space and everything you need. I would very much recommend this property Ronnie.
Owner's reply: We really appreciate your review, thank you and so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
Loved the location but felt the cleanliness let the lodge down. The downstairs toilet was filthy and nobody had vacuumed the carpet downstairs before we arrived as there were crisps scattered near the sofa. The dishwasher runners were broken and we felt that it wasn't big enough for a place that accommadates 7 people. Both ensuite shower trays filled up with water and didn't drain away . On the plus side the garden is lovely to sit and relax in and the games room was a bonus. I feel if the few things I have mentioned was remidied it would be a fantastic place and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.
Owner's reply: Thank you for bringing these problems to our attention, we were surprised as your experience is unusual and not what we expect. The dishwasher has been repaired and its useful to know that the showers weren't draining away efficiently as we have an excellent plumbing gadget to deal with this. I'm glad that you enjoyed the location, the garden and the games room and thank you for taking time to post a review.
“Great Accomodation in a Great Location”
We stayed at Cart Lodge for 3 nights this week. There were 7 of us, 5 adults and 2 children (12 and 9) and had more than enough room. The barn is finished off to a good standard and has all of the bits and pieces that you would expect from a rental (we ate out so can't comment on the cooking equipment but it seemed all there to me). Our boys loved the games room and the weather meant that they were able to use the garden to throw and kick some balls about. We have stayed in numerous rental properties and this is certainly at the top. Being on the nature reserve was an added bonus as we were able to take a short walk to the hides and the trails which we all enjoyed. The barn is about a 10 minute drive in to Bury St Edmonds and we also took the hour long drive in to Cambridge. The location offers the opportunity to visit a number of places and we will certainly be back.
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