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Lakeside Lodge

(Ref. 1101684)

Pattingham, Shropshire Show on map

4.5

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  • 10 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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20 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely fantastic weekend for friends birthday, 10 of us stayed 5 adults and 5 children, beautiful area inside 300a estate, children loved playing football in the garden darts and snooker, the hot tub was brilliant kids also enjoyed it."

    Wonderful walks around the estate den building, would definitely come back the house is gorgeous and had everything needed for your stay, thank you again for a great weekend

    Reviewed by Jake5.0Feb 2024

  • "Lakeside Lodge is a luxurious property in an idyllic setting."

    We had a great time. Staying in the main bedroom was a real treat.

    Reviewed by Sean and Rachel5.0Jan 2024

  • "Absolutely loved our stay at Lakeside Lodge."

    The house was perfect, clean and the extra touches were very welcome, like fresh eggs left for us. We all loved it and will be back again. The view and surroundings were beautiful. Thank you.

    Dear Guest, Thank you for visting our Lakeside Lodge, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you again soon. 'The Holiday Let Team' Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jan 2024

  • "We thought the property was really lovely."

    Everything was comfortable and such a lovely area. The only issue, which we rang up about is that on the 2nd morning of the stay, my mum sat in the tv room early, and she could hear scratching. She thought it was in the walls or sofa. She checked under the sofa and there was a big hold in it and fluff everywhere. I was also woken up early hours hearing scratching in the walls, I thought it was my brother in the room next door. But now believe it was what my mum had heard. The first day also my dog was a bit ill and being off all day. We did ring the morning my mum found the hole in the sofa to tell them about it, the farm manager came to check it out and told us he would be sending pest control that day. However no one showed up and we were leaving the next morning. We didn’t sit in that room again as we were all worried something could have been on the furniture etc. Apart from this we loved the house but it did unfortunately put a dampener on the stay a little. Obviously if this wasn’t the case we would give rave reviews as it’s beautiful.

    Dear Guest, Thank you for visit our lodge. We are very sorry to hear you had disruption to you stay and we apologies for this. We have since had the property inspected and resolved by pest control and there is no longer any issue at the property. Please except our apolgies and again, and we hope to see you again soon. 'The Holiday Let Team' Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brittany3.8Jan 2024

  • "We stayed here for 3 nights over the New Year."

    I was worried that it t might be cold so packed lots of warm clothes. However the Lodge was lovely and warm. The rooms are very spacious which great amounts of seating. We used the outdoor hot tub on New Years Eve which was a great experience. The beds are so comfy and the fresh towels supplied smell lovely too. There were 8 of us in total and we all enjoyed our stay. There was plenty of cups, tableware and cutlery - you don’t run out of everything - just no potato masher! Great size fridge and freezer and the welcome pack was greatly appreciated. We even had to Christmas trees which really added to the atmosphere. We took board games but there was plenty to choose from already. We all absolutely loved staying here and would definitely recommend. The only downside is the phone network was zero and the WiFi wasn’t great. Which was great for me to relax but the teenagers were feeling it! But if you go for a walk to the top of the hill - lovely country walk - you can get signal. It’s Can’t wait to return.

    Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting our Lodge, we are really happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the lovely review of our property, and we will be sure to add the 'potato masher' to our itinary for future use. We hope to see you again soon. 'The Holiday Let Team' Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vicci4.7Dec 2023

  • "A group of 10 of us stayed for a Christmas getaway and the Lakeside Lodge was a lovely place to relax."

    The house was beautiful just like the pictures shown with a relaxing setting around the lake. It was very cold on our visit so we did not make much use of the outdoor facilities but would be lovely to visit in the warmer months. The hot tub was lovely and there was lots of plates and cups to make use of. The only downfall was that, on arrival only 9 beds were made up. We called the contact number and a worker came very quickly and supplied bedding but it seemed a bit of a fuss us having to pull out the extended bed and sort this out ourselves although our booking stated 10 adults. Another downfall was the wifi signal which was very weak. We would all have to make sure our phones were not connected to be able to get the TV to load any programme / movie on Netflix. Although this was not a major issue to us as we came to the Lakeside Lodge to unwind, it may be more inconvenient for others.

    Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting our Lakeside Lodge, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay. We would like to take this oppotunity to apologise for the inconvenience casued by the sleeping arrangements upon your arrival, and are happy this got sorted promptly for you. We are very sorry that the WIFI signal was not sufficient for your needs, and we will have this looked into. We hope to see you again soon. 'The Holiday Let Team' Property Owner

    Reviewed by Niamh4.7Dec 2023

  • "The property is just perfect."

    Stunning setting, beautifully furnished and amazing views over the lake.The owners seem to have considered every tiny detail from the welcome basket to the soft fluffy towels. We were a party of ten including four children under 5 years, the games room and football net were a highlight for the children and the hot tub was a lovely way for the adults to wind down in the evening. We had a lovely stay and will definitely book again

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Nov 2023

  • "As a group of 9 friends, we had a fantastic stay here."

    The lodge was comfortable and spacious with plenty of room in both the lounge and kitchen for us all to be in one place together. The setting was beautiful next to the lake and it felt very private - we had a wet weekend but the outdoor spaces looked great too. We all had a bit of an issue finding the lodge (what3words took us to the wrong end of the estate) but all made it - the directions in the email were better. 2 of the group had electric cars and the charging points were very handy plus plenty of parking for the 6 cars between us. The only minor negative would be slightly poor WiFi. We all agreed we'd go back anytime!

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Nov 2023

  • "Lakeside lodge is a fabulous property, beautifully furnished and well equipped."

    We loved the hot tub and games room too! A wonderful place for a holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Oct 2023

  • "The villa was absolutely amazing, beautifully clean, everything you could possibly need, and the furniture, etc."

    was outstanding. We had a very lovely welcome package and was a lovely surprise. Surroundings were beautiful, hot tub was great, and the games room was great for the children. We've stayed in a lot of different properties for large groups, and this is definitely the best we've ever had. However, we had a major problem during our stay, whereby access to and from the property was very frustrating. The lane (which is very long) leading up to the property underwent maintenance (tarmac) whilst we were on our holiday. We were not notified of this, and this made journeys in and out of the property very lengthy/difficult. On one occasion we were led across fields (and then got stuck in mud). This was reported to the estates manager, who said he would call, but did not, and then offered an unrealistic resolution (via texts). The lanes will now be in very good condition for any holidaymakers from here on in, however the problem highlighted the lack of customer care and this was very disappointing.

    Reviewed by Katrina4.4Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful lodge very generous welcome package however lodge info could be improved and road full of potholes may be a issue in winter."

    Overall a really lovely stay

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2023

  • "Property was decorated to a high spec with quality furnishing ."

    Hot tub and outdoor space was excellent setting was beautiful and family thoroughly enjoyed their stay would highly recommend. There were some house flies due to the property being on a working farm but no mosquitos that we saw.

    Reviewed by Adam4.7Sep 2023

  • "We had a brilliant stay at Lakeside Lodge."

    The lodge was beautiful, very well equipped and plenty of space for us to enjoy. The outside space was great, the kids enjoyed the games shed and field, and we all enjoyed the hot tub & fire pit. We had a great evening at the activity centre next door doing the climbing wall, archery/axe throwing, and night line. There were a few flies, but expected this with being near livestock and the lake. It was better than anticipated after reading previous reviews. We would definitely like to return in the future

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your valued feedback. We are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at our Lakeside Lodge, and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Holiday Let Team (Packington) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Aug 2023

  • "We all had a lovely stay at Lakeside Lodge, very tasteful, comfortable and well presented property."

    Cleanliness was top notch and we loved the fact it had plenty of cutlery, plates, glasses and mugs! The remote location was a real bonus as it felt like you had a proper break from the real world! All the children loved the property and being beside the lake was fantastic extra bonus, my daughter and her friend became best friends with the three ducks which they named Billy, Gilly and Lilly. My advice to other guests is be prepared for a few flies, your beside a lake and remote so bring a zapper! Also use the directions from the owner as the sat nav post code sends you on a wild goose chase! We’d definitely stay again, fantastic value stay for what you get included. A+++++

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your great feedback. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our Lakeside property, and that your children made some new friends. We hope you'll visit us again soon. Holiday Let Team (Pattingham) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Samuel5.0Aug 2023

  • "Amazing ! Easy booking and just the most beautiful place to stay!"

    Couldn’t complain about a thing!

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay at our Lakeside Lodge and we would love to see you again soon. Holiday Let Team (Packington) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vikki5.0Aug 2023

  • "There are many pro less and missing items we have listed them in the cottage."

    The main one is it states lake fenced off untrue one rope a Ross very unsafe for children

    Reviewed by Patricia2.2Aug 2023

  • "The house itself is really lovely - perfect for big groups."

    The hot tub was great, wood-fired so no bubbles but that didn’t bother us at all. The setting was peaceful, with some nice walks around the estate. Patshull activity centre on the estate was great fun. Unfortunately there were some significant negatives. It was not very warm when we were there (maximum 21 degrees or thereabouts) but the house was very warm with no fans or AC. We had to have windows open a lot of the time and it was manageable but I would think on a hot day, at least fans would be needed. Secondly, we were advised that there was a smart TV which we would need to use our own subscription accounts for (like Netflix) but the internet was too weak to watch anything at all. We complained about this on our second day (a Saturday) and someone came to try to fix it, moved the router but this didn’t help at all. We were disappointed as we wanted to watch the World Cup but we weren’t able to. We complained again that the TV was unwatchable so on the Wednesday (halfway though our stay) some people came and hooked up the freeview but said that there was nothing they could do about the poor internet signal. There was no 4G either in the local area which is fine if you want to disconnect, but not if you want to watch Netflix etc or work. Thirdly - the flies. We have stayed near lakes and livestock in the past and this has never been such an issue. There is an infestation which needs dealing with. We bought sticky fly traps which were covered within hours - we caught hundreds of flies and yet we were still constantly bothered by them. They affected our sleep as they buzzed around and landed on us day and night. The house owner came to the house himself on the Wednesday after many conversations with Sykes and himself and he did agree that the flies were a problem and we should be compensated for our experience. However, Sykes have said that any compensation needs to come directly from the owner, the owner said it should come from Sykes and now we have left the property, the owner has stopped responding to us. We left on 28 July and so far have heard nothing which is very disappointing. Unfortunately we would have to recommend against staying here due to the problems we experienced.

    Reviewed by Paul3.1Jul 2023

  • "Great place to stay!"

    Exceeds expectations. Staff are professional and happy to assist. Only negative is the flies which are due to being so close to the lake so keep windows closed at all times!

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay at our Lakeside Lodge. Unfortunately we have had a really unusual summer which has seen a large increase in flies over the Pattingham area locally, we are however doing all we can to reduce these by installing insect repellent's and electronic EFK's in the properties. We hope to see you again soon. Holiday Let Team (Packington) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lucinda5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great property which is very well equipped, excellent facilities and surroundings."

    The let down was the infestation of flies, and this is now exaggeration, hundreds of them in the property. Whilst it may be outside of the owners control, it being the countryside and next to a lake, measures need to be taken place for this problem. Genuinely was not able to remain in any peace whether it was during the day and definitely couldn't sleep properly with them around.

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review, and we are very sorry to hear of the problem you had during your stay at our property. Due to the loaction of the property, the surrounding woodland and lake along with the working estate carrying livestock, it is expected to have insects/flies in the vacinity. We value our guests feedback enormously, and we have now equiped the property with flies and insect deterrant plug-ins to reduce this. We hope you enjoyed your stay, and we hope you will return to our property in the future. Best Regards Holiday Let Team (Packington) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mohammed3.1Jun 2023

  • "We had a really enjoyable time there Everything was perfect, the view and ..."

    We had a really enjoyable time there Everything was perfect, the view and location was absolutely great Just the hot tub wasn’t bubbling hot tub and might be it’s the only negative point of the cottage , other than that we were really happy about our choice

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your excellent feedback. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Lakeside Lodge, and we hope to see you again soon. Best Regards Holiday Team (Packington) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ramin5.0Jun 2023

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with balcony, en-suite walk-in shower, basin, and WC, and walk-in wardrobe, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), single daybed, and single sofa bed
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • External games room
  • Oil central heating with 2 x woodburning stove
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • 2 x TV, WiFi, selection of games including pool table and darts
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for up to 8 cars
  • Front terrace with furniture, decking across the lake with furniture
  • Rear courtyard with hot tub, rattan furniture and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dog’s welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: The lake is fenced and will have signage for access; please ensure children and pets are supervised
  • No swimming, fishing to be permitted in the lake
  • Note: Guests can purchase extra wood, kindling and charcoal for the hot tub at an extra cost (24hrs notice) required
  • Note: Guests will have access to on-site fishing and a boat to explore the lake at an extra cost, which must be arranged prior to check-in
  • This will be on ‘The Great Lake’ (approx 1 mile from property)
  • Note: Guests will have access to an on-site adventure area, including a zipwire and climbing ropes at an extra cost, which must be arranged prior to check-in
  • Note: The property is situated upon private grounds, made up of working farmland, woodland, and several properties

The property

Resting upon 3,583 acres of private grounds on a working estate in Pattingham, Staffordshire, separated into several woodlands, an adventure area, farmland, and further holiday homes, all rich in heritage, is Lakeside Lodge, a characterful four-bedroom home.

Well-preserved to retain the properties original features, yet contemporarily designed with state-of-the-art appliances and stylish furnishings, this lakeside abode welcomes ten guests and two well-behaved dogs, to truly escape to a countryside oasis.

Parking up in the spacious off-road area, possible to house eight cars, travel to Lakeside Lodge and its stunning exterior; take in the far-reaching views right on your doorstep, where guests can fish or take to the water by boat.

Benefit from the open-plan kitchen/diner, featuring a grand island, a dining table for ten, and all expected culinary appliances, with the chance to also dine alfresco upon the front sun terrace, also enjoying the rural vistas. Select between the snug and the formal sitting room when it comes to relaxing, both complete with beamed ceilings, TV, plush seating and woodburning stoves, or if you'd prefer some light entertainment, head outside to the rear courtyard where you'll find a hot tub, pool table, darts, and a charcoal barbecue, offering the ideal space to socialise, entertain and make memories.

When sleep calls, discover four well-presented bedrooms, including an opulent king-size with en-suite, walk-in wardrobe, and a private balcony, to watch the sun set over the lake, a double, a twin, and a family room, all serviced by a sleek bathroom.

Come morning, grab your walking boots to follow one of many nature-filled trails which encompass the property, or perhaps pre-arrange some of the on-site activities, including fishing, boat hire and adventure course.

If you can tear yourself away from Lakeside Lodge and its breath-taking grounds, head into Pattingham, Albrighton for the essentials before reaching Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve, and West Park, all recommended for outdoor enthusiasts.

With Bridgnorth as your next stop, tour the Northgate Museum, take in the area’s heritage at Bridgnorth Castle and Gardens, or aboard Bridgnorth Cliff Railway Top Station for elevated views across Shropshire.

The bustling town of Shrewsbury is also reachable by car, with immersive experiences at the former Prison, stunning gardens to discover at The Quarry, overlooking River Severn, and Shrewsbury Castle, and its spectacular grounds.

All of this, and more, awaits at Lakeside Lodge.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location

PATTINGHAM

Bridgnorth 6.4 miles; Ironbridge 8.2 miles; Shrewsbury 21 miles

Pattingham is a charming village resting between Wolverhampton and Bridgnorth. The village is well-known for being a fantastic base for walking. Circular walks return to the village playing fields adjacent to The Pigot Arms or The Crown Bar and Kitchen, offering a selection of food and drink for all tastes, or call in at the Lychgate Coffee Shop for tea and a cake. A collection of shops allow you to stock up on essentials or find a little treat. Local attractions include the David Austin Rose Gardens and tea room, Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford, and National Trust sites of Wightwick Manor and Gardens or Dudmaston Estate. Further afield is the Ironbridge Gorge with a selection of museums; Bridgnorth on the River Severn, an evening at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, or a round of golf at the nearby Chesterton Valley Golf Course.

Note: No Hens/Stags or Similar permitted

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas