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The Cart Lodge

48 reviews
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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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 trail...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.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We enjoyed staying at the barn very much. The house is very comfortable and cosy with plenty of space to accommodate 7 of us. The rooms are very spacious and beds extremely comfortable. The nearby nature reserve is 5 mins away and great to have...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Bettina S
Reviewed 19 October 2018

My family loved the Cart Lodge and we plan on staying here the next time we are in Bury St Edmunds! We had beautiful surroundings, lots of space, easy parking and very comfortable beds!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Travel762980
Destination478872, VR Owner at The Cart Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thank you, so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, Comfortable beds are always our priority, a good nights s-l-e-e-p is so important for enjoying the day time.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Quiet location short car journey to shops and nearby villages.excellent nearby pubs.the lodge itself was excellent for children and adults with safe enclosed garden.there were plenty of. Bathrooms for all the family. We had a very comfortable and happy holiday.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Helenmary2013
Management response:Responded 12 August 2018

Thank you, we're so please that you were comfortable and enjoyed all 3 bathrooms as well as the enclosed garden. Hope you come again.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great, unique and wonderfully converted barn located close to Bury St Edmunds. Perfect accommodation for a family with large garden area. The lodge had spacious rooms with plenty of well equipped bathrooms and kitchen. Emma (the owner) was attentive to our needs and responded quickly...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank andrewgI2164DV
Management response:Responded 10 July 2018

I'm pleased to hear that your children enjoyed the large enclosed garden, games room and lawn games. There is certainly lots of space in Cart lodge and the rest of Lackford Lakes Barns where you can enjoy additional gardens and use the communal laundry and...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

The Cart Lodge is a spacious barn, well equipped and in a very peaceful setting with its own garden. Many places to visit nearby and a lovely walk around Lackford Lakes is right on the doorstep. We will most definitely return.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Kelly T
Management response:Responded 5 June 2018

we are so pleased that you wish to return, many of our guests come back year after year and we are very grateful that they do.

About the Owner
emma r
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
We have a key safe system so that you can let yourself in and be independent. We are on hand if needed.
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located with a nature reserve in Rural Suffolk but only 7 miles from Bury St Edmunds, 12 miles from Newmarket, 25 miles from Cambridge
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