Self Catering in Cumbria - Allithwaite
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Pricing From: £357.00 - 784.00
A delightful barn conversion set within walking distance of the village of Allithwaite near Cartmel sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Boarbank Farm is a delightful barn conversion, set in pretty countryside and within walking distance of the small village of Allithwaite, near Cartmel, in the heart of the Lake District Peninsula and can sleep six people. The cottage is set over three floors and has a second floor king-size double bedroom, a ground floor twin (zip/link, can be king-size double on request) with an en-suite bathroom (also accessed via bunk bed room), a ground floor adult bunks room, a second floor shower room, a first floor basin and WC, a first floor kitchen, a first floor sitting room with electric fire, dining area and door leading to conservatory and utility. Outside there is off road parking for two cars, lockable bike storage, a garden to the rear with decked area and lawns with furniture. Boarbank Farm is a wonderful location to spend your holiday.
RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Spacious well equipped house in beautiful area
We booked this property a few months ago and a less than favourable review appeared between the booking and the holiday, mainly concerned around cleanliness. We contacted the owner prior to travel who asked us to contact him should we have any concerns upon our arrival. Suffice to say we had no such need. The cleanliness was fine. This house is spacious and very well equipped with all devices working properly. On the ground floor are two bedrooms, a twin or double on request and bunks. The rooms are separated by a "Jack and Jill" bathroom with bath and shower over and WC. On the first floor is the kitchen, main lounge diner, utility room with WC and conservatory. The lounge has a Smart HD TV with Freesat and DVD player. Stable WiFi connection available. An electric fire is capable of warming the area on a cold evening. On the second floor is a large double bedroom, shower room and mezzanine with settee. Beds and bedding were clean and comfortable. Washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher were all put to good use. Gas Central Heating was not tested but seemed fine. Some parts of the house were a little "tired" such as condensation in the double glazed units and wobbly bits in the kitchen area, but none of these affected the enjoyment of our holiday. A relatively late arrival time of 4 pm is requested with a more normal departure time of 10 am. Parking is available for two cars in designated places. An enclosed garden and decking area is accessible from the conservatory on the first floor (being a sloping site). The garden is basically maintained and has a rotary dryer. The property is on a complex adjacent to a farm in a very rural setting and therefore some insects and spiders have to be expected, but none more than usual. All in all a very good property at what we thought was good value.
Great stay but overall cleanliness could be improved
I stayed at Boarbank Farm for 4 nights at the beginning of July. On arrival at the house I was extremely impressed with the size of the house and the garden. The rooms where a great size and I loved the conservatory. However the overall cleanliness of the house was very poor. The toilets where clean which was good however there was lots of dust and cob webs in all rooms throughout the house and the floors where stained. This was very disappointing as it is a lovely house in a great location. On the first night I found myself cleaning all of the rooms especially the kitchen. The trays within the over where extremely greasy which is probably from previous occupants not cleaning them however I feel that the person in charge of the up keeping and cleaning of the house should be checking this before new occupants arrive. The bathroom on the ground floor was very damp and after the first morning of using the shower we then could not use this for the rest of the week due to the room becoming very damp however the toilet and shower on the top floor was clean and comfortable to use. Overall I enjoyed my stay at Boarbank Farm but wouldn't return as having to mop the floors and clean the house on arrival definitely ruined part of the first night.
Boarbank Farm's location is beautiful. The views from the garden and the front of the property are spectacular. The location is extremely quiet and peaceful so we all slept very well.
Very comfortable and unusual barn conversion. Well equipped kitchen but window lock broken which could be an issue if children stay as the window as a window seat below it. Some issues with the dishwasher not emptying fully. Very spacious living acomodation and the conservatory gives access to a good sized garden. Garden is pretty secure if you have dogs. Lovely quiet location. The pheasant inn in allithwaite is worth a visit. Great food and friendly staff. Overall a great place to stay within reach of Windermere and Coniston.
A very spacious & unusual property which suited us well. Tucked away off the beaten track in the Cartmel peninsula, but convenient for the South Lakes & the less touristy southern fringes of Cumbria.
Services / Facilities:
Gas central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, slow cooker, coffee maker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden with decked area and furniture. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub serving food 1.2 miles. Note: The twin bedroom’
s en-suite can also be accessed via the bunk bedroom.
Double Beds: 1
Twin Beds: 1
Bunk Beds: 1
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