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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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weirmark
Brighouse, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Superb holiday cottage.”
Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
2
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We stayed here at the end of August with 2 children and our dog. The cottage is in a lovely peaceful spot with easy access to Cartmel & Grange Over Sands. The cottage is great and is lovely and quirky being on 3 floors. The enclosed back yard was perfect for our dog. There were some nice touches with biscuits, dog treats and elderflower cordial left on arrival. We have already recommended this to family and friends and would definitely stay here again. The beds were really comfy and plenty of towels etc.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
28 Aug 2016
We couldn't be happier that you had a great experience at The Byre, thank you for taking the time to tell us about it. What a lovely welcome you had with those treats, and extra lovely that your dog was included too! We will be sure to pass your comments along to the owner and hope you return again very soon.
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Charlie83...
Halifax, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Lovely country cottage”
Reviewed 9 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
2
people found this review helpful

I stayed here will my family at the end of July for a week. What a beautiful location. The cottage is larger than expected and very quirky. Set over three floors with beautiful exposed beams. The enclosed garden was perfect for our dog. The cottage was a perfect base for exploring the lakes and the village of Cartmel not too far away. We walked there on our last day and it took around 40 minutes which went very quickly whilst being entertained by spectacular views. I would highly recommend The Byre

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Aug 2016
We are so pleased that you and your family had a lovely holiday at The Byre, thank you for taking the time to tell us about it. What you describe sounds perfect for both four legged friends and humans, the beams in the house sound like a particularly wonderful feature! We will be sure to pass your comments along to the owner and hope you return again soon.
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RS_Burdie
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice cottage and area. Presentation could have been better.”
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
2
people found this review helpful

I stayed in this cottage at the beginning of July with my family and their young baby. The cottage is unique in that it is on 3 levels. It served our purposes well but we felt that more attention to detail would have scored this property much higher. The kitchen could have been better equipped and the property cleaned more thoroughly particularly the bathroom and kitchen. The cooker hood filters were very greasy and there were a lot of flies around and in the property which could be understood as it was adjacent to a farm.

The twin beds in the ground floor bedroom were extremely hard and the springs could be felt through the mattress.

Please be aware that the photos of the cottage on Trip Advisor are not all current. If the problems above were addressed I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to a friend.

We all missed having access to Wi-Fi and the use of a washing machine. Perhaps not essentials for some people but desirable for us.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Cleanliness
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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deano123S...
salford
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Very Nice & Relaxing”
Reviewed 29 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
3
people found this review helpful

Arrived Here Fri 17th June for 1 Week
Very Nice Cottage on 3 Levels,Very Clean & Spacious
Had a problem with the electric cooker on the 1st night so the owner who lives next door cooked our tea for us
Brand New Cooker in place by Sunday Morning
Very Quiet area about 2 miles to Cartmel in the car 5-10 mins
the only small problem we had was with Flies from the Monday,at some times there could be 10 -20 of the little buggers flying at you while you were eating or watching TV
An Extra Large Can of Fly Spray and a good aim with a tea towel nearly sorted the problem
We had great weather except for the Sunday and the Patio was great for sitting outside after walking round Cartmel
Overall Very Nice & Relaxing(No Mobile Phone Coverage or WiFi thou)

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Hutch13A
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely week”
Reviewed 19 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed at The Byre to celebrate my birthday, me, my partner, my parents and pooch. The weather was lovely and we were able to explore much of the lakes including Cartmel, Grange over Sands, Kendal, Hawkshead, Windermere and Coniston. The cottage is very spacious inside with beautiful high beam ceilings which is hard to capture in a photo. It was also immaculate yet cosy with beautiful fresh flowers upon arrival. The location is very tranquil and peaceful. I thoroughly enjoyed taking the pooch out for a morning run in the village down by St Peters Church watching the sun rise was beautiful the only noise was the sounds of birds chirping or an odd moo of a cow. Would highly recommend The Byre for a relaxing and cosy stay.

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Management Response
19 Feb 2016
Thank you ever so much for sharing this thoroughly wonderful review with us all, we are absolutely over the moon that you enjoyed your stay at The Byre. It is great to hear that the property proved to be such a successful venue for your birthday celebrations, and even better that your pooch could join in with the frivolities too, he must have been in his element with all of those walks! We certainly hope you make a return visit very soon.
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