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The Bakers Loft

(Ref. 1047548)

Grasmere, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • comfortable (11)
  • great (9)
  • well (9)
  • apartment (8)
  • no (8)
  • parking (8)

22 Customer Reviews

  • "Excellent property which was very warm and cosy."

    We were concerned about previous comments on parking but there was ample room for our Kuga. Will be returning again

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Nov 2023

  • "Well placed in centre of Grasmere."

    Lovely cottage overall but we did think the cleaning was not up to standard, particularly given other reviews. The apartment smelt very sweaty, cushion covers we think to blame. Kitchen cupboard lips very crumby and spilt tomato sauce in groove. Oven spotless !! We were slightly amused by very high beds and toilet as we are short people

    Reviewed by Clare4.1Sep 2023

  • "Overall excellent: great location in the village, and a clean and comfortable vacation property."

    Reviewed by Rhian4.1Jul 2023

  • "An amazing flat right in the centre of Grasmere."

    Super comfy, great location and will definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2023

  • "A washing machine would be really useful and electric fan"

    Reviewed by Valdimar4.7Jun 2023

  • "The property was very comfortable and we enjoyed our stay very much."

    It would have been useful to have a hairdryer but that is a small detail. If I had known I would have packed one. The property was very well equipped and I would be happy to return.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Oct 2022

  • "It will be great if there’s a washing machine"

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Aug 2022

  • "Everything was great, the only issue we had was ,the parking direction was not very clear ,other than that everything was perfect , I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all."

    We will definitely be back. Thank you again

    Reviewed by Siamak5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation, the best we have found in Grasmere."

    Very up-to-date and comfortable, right in the centre of the village. The parking space was small and only suitable for a small or medium size car, but we expected that from previous reviews. Other than that, as good as it could be.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful apartment and very well situated in Gramere."

    Well equipped and very comfortable. Beds were comfortable and apartment quiet and spacious. No complaints at all. Hope to return.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Jun 2022

  • "The Baker's Loft is ideally situated in the centre of Grasmere."

    The accommodation is modern, comfortable, clean and well equipped. We will recommend this property and hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely comfortable apartment in a wonderful location."

    The apartment is extremely well equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday. Without doubt the best apartment we have stayed at. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Apr 2022

  • "A fabulous property right in the heart of Grasmere village."

    It was very easy to find, as was the parking space, due to the excellent instructions given. The property is equipped with everything that you might need if you wanted to fully self cater but there are also many amazing eateries in the village, not least the cafe below the property, We would definitely recommend this accommodation and a.lthough there were only two of us, it is certainly spacious enough for 4

    Reviewed by Shellagh5.0Mar 2022

  • "This was a great apartment."

    Spotlessly clean, very comfortable beds and sofas, top location. Kitchen facilities fantastic, not missing anything. The car parking space was good although a bit of a walk with heavy luggage so needed to temporarily park roadside to unpack before parking car. Recommended property

    Reviewed by Sacha5.0Nov 2021

  • "The flat is lovely and very comfortable."

    It is well situated in the heart of Grasmere. However, we had issues with parking. The information said that parking was "just round the corner". In fact, it was five minutes walk away and too far to carry luggage. To unload the car, we stopped in a courtyard behind the flat. We were told by the owner that we were not allowed to park there and that we should stop on the road on a yellow line. We unloaded the car and then went to find the parking place. The instructions said we would find two garages and to park at the second one. It was getting dark and we could not find the garages so we had to park in a public parking area for the night. We found the garages the next morning and parked at the second one. However, the space was not generous and we managed to just fit in our Honda Civic. A bigger car would have been a problem. The flat was very comfortable and very pleasant but there were no instructions for the heating, dish washer etc. There was a large dish washer but no washing machine. The lack of information was annoying. We enjoyed our holiday but it could have been better.

    Reviewed by Monica3.4Oct 2021

  • "Great apartment in a great location."

    Clearly newly refurbished and modernised. Very comfortable but best of all very central for Grasmere and the Lakes in general. New cafe downstairs does great food and drinks and is clearly popular and opening times meant we weren't disturbed in the least. Will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by John3.8Sep 2021

  • "Lovely aparment and lovely mountain views and plenty of lovely walks The beds ..."

    Lovely aparment and lovely mountain views and plenty of lovely walks The beds were so comfy and nice to have a smart tv Wii definitely return

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Jun 2021

  • "Beautiful apartment, 2 very good size rooms and good size sitting room."

    Kitchen was very well equipped. Apartment is in very central location with lots of great shops and cafes nearby.

    Reviewed by Carmen4.7Jun 2021

  • "The property was fine but Sykes listed a washer/dryer."

    There wasn’t one in the flat. With two young children this was a problem.

    Reviewed by Ella3.8May 2021

  • "Overall we had an excellent holiday in Baker's Loft however, we have two comments to make."

    The most important is that the information given by Sykes Cottages about car parking is inaccurate and misleading. There is no on-street parking and no parking permit is provided. This should be deleted from your listing. Secondly, although generally the equipment was excellent we were concerned that there were no table mats (only coasters) to protect the dining table. Also there were no serving spoons (although there were many soup and dessert spoons!)

    Thank you for your feedback. There is a designated parking space for the property, we apologise if the instructions were not clear - we have revisited them and made them more accurate. We have made a note of the lack of table mats and serving spoons and will make sure this is rectified. We are glad that you had an excellent holiday and hope that you will visit us again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daphne4.1Sep 2020

  • "The apartment is centrally located in Grasmere with many amenities: cafes, restaurants, co-op, pubs and more."

    A lovely well equipped apartment, very comfortable and it even has a parking space. We were able to access walks from the apartment and also used the car to reach other lakes and fells. I would thoroughly recommend the accommodation. We had a great time.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2020

  • "Mike, the owner, was was welcoming, polite and keen to help."

    The apartment was comfortable, in a great location and well appointed. We had a fantastic holiday.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2020

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • First-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size bed, 1 x twin (zip/link beds; can be made into a super-king-size bed on request)
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Sitting/dining room
  • Electric central heating
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Private parking nearby for 1 car
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop within 0.1 miles

The property

The Bakers Loft is a wonderfully appointed, first-floor apartment resting in the centre of Grasmere, offering a great base for touring the Lake District National Park.

The apartment has been completed with an elegant interior design to make a welcoming space for a family to return to after exploring the surrounding lakes and fells.

Climb the 16 external steps to the entrance and be welcomed into the contemporary, galley-style kitchen containing an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, allowing you to cater for yourself for the duration of your visit.

Enjoy your down time within the bright and airy sitting/dining room, where two plush sofas are situated around the TV and windows offer pretty views over the village.

Joining this space is the dining table, set up for four people, making a great spot for enjoy a local takeaway, a delicious home-cooked meal or pulling open a map and planning the next day’s adventure.

Once the evening draws to a close, catch your rest within the king-size bedroom and look forward to waking up to the refreshing colour palette each morning, also complete with views of the village and plenty of storage to keep your things.

Concluding the interior is a twin bedroom with zip/link beds, which can be made into a super-king-size bed on request and a sleek family bathroom, with a shower over bath, basin and WC.

Tear yourself away from this charming abode and immerse yourself in your surroundings by exploring the bustling village, boasting a superb selection of interesting shops and tearooms, accompanied by takeaways, restaurants and bars to suit all ages and tastes.

Whilst here, be sure to visit the famous Grasmere Gingerbread shop to pick up a sweet treat and the Grasmere Lake which is one of the smallest lakes in the National Park.

For a taste of history, visit the nearby former home of the William Wordsworth, which boasts a museum with guided tours and pretty gardens, or visit Wordsworth's rustic family home of Rydal Mount, where you will find displays of his work and portraits.

Travel south to Ambleside to find a larger selection of amenities and attractions including the scenic waterfall of Stock Ghyll Force and the Ambleside Roman Fort, before visiting the town of Windermere, home to the largest natural lake in both the Lake District and in England.

As well as a magnitude of watersport opportunities upon the lakes, the National Park boast a wide range of walks with breath-taking scenery, including Scafell Pike, Fairfield Peak and Red Screes.

With so much to see and do, The Bakers Loft promises a memorable getaway for the whole family.

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Windermere 9 miles; Keswick 13 miles.

Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park is the lovely village of Grasmere, probably best known as the home of William Wordsworth, a place he once described as "The most loveliest spot that man hath found". Any visit to Grasmere needs to include The Grasmere Gingerbread shop, where the Wilson family has been making gingerbread for over 60 years. Also in the village are a number of shops, pubs, a church which dates back to the 13th century, and Grasmere Lake. Grasmere Sports takes place every August, where you can watch participants compete in a variety of sports, including Cumberland wrestling. Just five miles away is the town of Ambleside and Lake Winderemere where you will find shops, pubs, restaurants and the 17th century Bridge House, which is one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District. Cruises, boat trips and watersports can all be enjoyed on Lake Windermere, and the towns of Windermere and Keswick are also within driving distance. Grasmere is a wonderful base for your Lake District retreat.

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