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Marine House

(Ref. 1127067)

Southport, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 20 Guests

  • 11 Bedrooms

  • 10 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • comfortable (3)
  • recommend (3)
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  • really (2)

5 Customer Reviews

  • "A really great place to stay on a golf trip."

    Loads of space but enough shared space for the group to enjoy some social time. Near a great pub and a top restaurant as well. We used the kitchen to make breakfast one day and it was cracking. Great pans!

    Reviewed by Rob5.0May 2024

  • "I have booked large houses for 20 plus people for the last 5 years in Wales, and Cumbria, so I seen Marine house and it sounded perfect with a perfect location."

    And I wasn't disappointed on first look it was good for parking the drive fitted 2 cars on and across rd was plenty of spaces to park more cars if needed in the pay and display. The property was over 5 floors and it was spotlessly clean, it was very well equipped in fact the best I've ever had over the years the bedrooms most with on suites was nicely decorated and the beds had crisp clean bedding on and was all comfortable. There was towels in each bedroom also white and clean. The lounge was a nice size and 3 couches was clean and no stains. We enjoyed the Hot tub outside and there was plenty of bence tables outside too. We was a 5 minute walk from everything, shops food and the Beach. The kitchen was perfectly equipped. The only negative I had is despite hot tub/garden rules stating only plastic cups outside there was None in the property, other than that and No pizza cutter, there was absolutely everything else you needed and all in good condition. I wanted to take the Range oven home lol. WiFi was very good. I would personally have liked more twin beds rather than doubles. I would absolutely use this property again, and recommend it to others.

    Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm delighted that you all had an excellent stay. It's good to hear that you had everything you needed apart from some plastic glasses and a pizza cutter which we will make sure to supply, as we do really try to make our properties feel home-from-home. Location of The Marine House is perfect and often guests park up on day if arrival and don't need to use the car again until they leave. We'd love to welcome you back! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0May 2024

  • "Great accommodation and excellent location!"

    Wow....Another amazing 100/100 review. I'm so pleased you had a wonderful time with all the family. Marine House is in the best possible location within easy walking to all the amenities Southport has to offer. We'd love to see you their again! Kindest Regards Julie Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Apr 2024

  • "Absolutely beautiful and comfortable place to stay."

    There was 20 of us and no one had any issues or complaints. I will be looking to rent this place in the future and recommend it to lots of people.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review! It's lovely to hear that guests have had such a wonderful time when staying at our properties. Marine House is perfectly located and within easy walking distance to all local amenities Southport has to offer and of course the sandy beach so is popular with multi-generational families as has something for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kindest Regards Julie Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Nov 2023

  • "Marine House gets an easy 5 star rating from me ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Firstly, and most importantly to my family, the whole house was immaculate."

    Every single room. Crisp white bedding and the most comfortable beds. It’s an 11 bedroom, 10 bathroom house with a hot tub in the garden. The location is perfect, a few minutes walk to Lord Street, a few minutes walk to Funland Arcade on Marine Drive and all the other attractions on the drive. We were very lucky to book the same weekend of the Southport air show (didn’t know this when we booked) and we watched most of the air show from the front step - there how good the location is. We were worried about parking spaces but there was no need to. 16 in our party (4 young children) and we came in 7 cars. We all go parking directly outside the property. Finally, the host Julie is lovely. Great communications and a really personal service. I would 100% recommend Marine House. We are definitely coming back

    Wow....Thank you so much for an amazing 100/100 review. I'm so pleased you had a wonderful time with all the family. Marine House is in the best possible location within easy walking to all the amenities Southport has to offer. We'd love to see you their again! Kindest Regards Julie Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Sep 2023

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Summary

  • Over five floors eleven bedrooms
  • Lower Ground floor –1 double room with bathroom next door with bathroom/over bath shower WC and basin next door
  • Ground floor WC
  • 1st Floor – 1 x double and 1 x twin rooms with ‘jack-and jill’ shower room and WC with basin
  • 2nd floor - 1 x kingsize and 1 x super king both with en-suite shower room WC and basin
  • 3rd floor - 1 x kingsize and 1 x single room both with en-suite shower room WC and basin
  • 4th floor – 1 x single with separate shower room WC and basin, 1 x kingsize and 1 x double room both with en-suite shower room WC and basin
  • 5th floor – 1 x double room with en-suite short bath/shower over bath WC and basin
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Lower-ground-floor snug
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric Range cooker and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TVs, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Please bring your own towels for hot tub use
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • On road pay and display parking is available on surrounding streets
  • Enclosed rear, gravelled garden with furniture, hot tub, pagoda
  • Two well-behaved, small dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and Marine Lake 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.8 miles
  • Note: There are steps up into the property
  • Note: Due to the age of the property, there are single steps and split levels throughout the property, please take care
  • Note: No stag, hen, or similar parties
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Situated in a prime position in the bustling town of Southport, Lancashire, is Marine House, a fabulous, eleven-bedroom, pet-friendly home.

Enjoying a convenient location near a host of amenities, the beach, and various attractions, Marine House makes the ideal base for a family or group getaway, inviting 20 guests.

With the Southport train station within reach, this coastal holiday home has all you need for a group gathering, with home comforts including WiFi and an enclosed garden, along with extra touches to make your holiday special, such as a hot tub and en-suite bedrooms.

Arrive to two off-road parking spaces, before ascending the steps, entering the front of the property.

Start off your getaway in the sitting room, where you can catch up on your favourite programmes after a day of adventure.

Locate the kitchen to fulfil your self-catering needs, complete with a super array of high-quality appliances, before gathering in the dining room with seating for 20 guests to enjoy meals as a group.

As the night unfolds, relax in the rear garden, adorning a babbling hot tub under a pagoda, where you can indulge in a soak after traversing across Lancashire.

Marine House offers flexibility to all when it comes to resting your eyes, with the choice of eleven bedrooms, all resting across the five different floors.

Once you're ready to explore, head to the local shop to stock up on the essentials, or perhaps make a reservation to dine out at one of the abundance of restaurants lying on your doorstep, including Bistrot Pierre, Auberge Brasserie, and The Office Bar & Restaurant.

Within proximity to Marine House, you'll also locate King's Gardens, perfect for strolling around for vistas of Marine Lake, Southport's bustling Pier, the beach, the Botanic Gardens, and Ainsdale and Birkdale Sandhills Local Nature Reserve.

Further afield, towards Ormskirk, visit Windmill Animal Farm, offering petting and feeding sessions, hike across WWT Martin Mere, follow the walking trails through Mere Sands Wood, a true wildlife haven, or experience a taste of history at the National Trust property, Rufford Old Hall.

Round off your travels with a stroll across Formby Beach or a round of golf at the local golf club, before returning home in time for the sunset.

Gather your entire group together at Marine House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location

SOUTHPORT

Ainsdale 4 miles; Ormskirk 8 miles; Formby 8.5 miles.

Southport, along with its neighbour Ainsdale, lies on the coastline where the Irish Sea meets North West England. The town was founded in 1792 when an innkeeper, William Sutton, built a bathing house at what is now the south end of Lord Street, the main road running through the town. The town was small and not very widely populated until the turn of 19th century, when it became popular with tourists due to the easy access it provided to Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It quickly expanded and now boasts the second longest pleasure pier in the British Isles, the Southport Pier Tramway and Lord Street, an elegant, tree-lined shopping destination. From Birkdale to Woodvale, sand dunes stretch along the coastline and in Ainsdale in particular, the dunes have now been listed as a National Nature Reserve and a designated Ramsar site. The coastline stretches for 22 miles, with plenty of beaches to be discovered, making this classic seaside resort the perfect place to relax and unwind. There are scenic parks and gardens to explore, fabulous shopping opportunities, an exciting nightlife, as well as a mouth-watering array of restaurants and traditional seaside amusements. Stroll down the UK’s oldest iron pier and try the old penny slot machines in the Pavilion, or ride traditional carousels at Silcock’s Funland. Family attractions include Splash World, Martin Mere and Farmer Ted’s, while The Atkinson, an £18 million arts venue, is set in a Grade II listed building hosting a variety of visual and performing arts events. Southport’s extensive events programme includes the World Musical Fireworks Championships, the Southport Food and Drink Festival, Southport Air Show, Southport Flower Show and the Southport Jazz Festival. It is part of England’s Golf Coast and is home to seven championship courses, including Royal Birkdale, which hosted The Open Championship in 2008. In a great spot for a beach break, there really is something for everyone!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas