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Bankfield House

The house from the paddock
Certificate of Excellence
86 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
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5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 15
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.
Listing #HL268245
About the Owner
Helen E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live in the white house right next door to Bankfield House so are on hand to welcome you and also to answer any questions you may have during your stay.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent house and location. It had everything we needed for a family weekend away and I would recommend to anyone.

Thank sarahsimpson69
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you Sarah for taking the time to post this review....it was a pleasure having you and your wonderful family stay with us.Would love to see you here again Best regards Helen and Eric

Reviewed June 4, 2018

This house was perfect for our family gathering in May. All 9 adults, 2 children and 3 dogs were accommodated with ease and there were plenty of rooms so that we didn't feel on top of one another. Two of our party have limited mobility...More

Thank Alex S
Management response:Responded June 4, 2018

Hi Alex, Thank you so much for taking the time to post just a great and informative review. It is good for potential guests to read and for us to receive reviews is always great....it lets us know we are getting things right ! Hope...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We've just had a long weekend at Bankfield House with a group of friends, and all had a great time. The house itself is very impressive and traditionally decorated. Large spacious rooms, fantastic conservatory for dining, great outdoor space for the kids to run about...More

Thank JanPP
Management response:Responded May 25, 2018

Hi Janine, Thank you so much for such a great review and taking the time to post it. So glad you enjoyed your time at Bankfield House,which of course we think is pretty special too ! You all seemed to be having a great time...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • 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.
- 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.
- 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
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    3 Full baths
    5 Twins
    1 King
    1 Sofa
    3 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Jul 7, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
5 nights
Sep 1, 2018 -
Sep 29, 2018
3 nights
Sep 30, 2018 -
Dec 21, 2018
3 nights
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About the neighborhood
Allithwaite is a quaint village with an excellent pub, a train station, church, shop - all within walking distance of the house.

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.

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.

Activities nearby include: Golf (1 mile), Walking,(the Cumbrian Coastal Path...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 93.2 mi
Railway: Kents Bank: 0.9 mi
Ferry: Heysham: 31.1 mi
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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