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Alice House Stone Cross Mansion

(Ref. 1101465)

Ulverston, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • comfortable (8)
  • clean (7)

19 Customer Reviews

  • "The apartment had everything that we needed to feel at home for my family and dog."

    All rooms were spacious with beautiful modern furniture in a wonderful location the grounds and facilities provided at the mansion were a bonus. A central location of Ulverston with all amenities on your doorstep. Staff at the mansion were amazing and happy to help and assist with any issues. We cannot wait to visit again.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Jun 2024

  • "This is a spacious apartment in a splendid house."

    It is surprisingly private with its own entrance and sitting out area, that gets the sun after 1pm in June. It is quiet and peaceful. The accommodation is beautifully furnished with modern classic furniture and fittings. Really well done. For those of us with mobility problems it is OK. One step up to get in then level. The shower has a step up too and no grab handle. The maintenance and attention to detail is exemplary.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jun 2024

  • "We had a lovely time at Stone Cross Mansion in the Alice apartment."

    Clean and tidy, modern and relaxing. The games area was a great addition. Close to local amenities.

    Reviewed by Liza5.0Feb 2024

  • "The property was fab, and well worth the money."

    Even better than the photos. Loads of space and very clean. Only a few minutes walk to centre. Would definitely book again. Only feed back would be to have a full length mirror . Thanks for the lovely stay xx

    thank you for your feedback and we're so happy you enjoyed your stay! we have since put a large full length mirror in the apartment, thank you for the suggestion. Mike and the team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2023

  • "Amazing week in a very lovely property the only suggestion would be for extra ..."

    Amazing week in a very lovely property the only suggestion would be for extra egg cups so everyone can have a boiled egg and soldiers

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very clean and tidy , attention to detail is obviously important which is apparent as soon as you first enter the property."

    Very comfortable, slept really well , a fantastic place to meet up with family and create memories . Grounds were well kept and loved the area with lots of independent little shops in the town and a great place to start exploring Cumbria from. We would definitely stay at stonecross again and would recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a fantastic holiday in the Alice apartment."

    It was a great 3 bedroom apartment all modern and comfortable. And Ulverston was great location to explore the lakes.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely first class property, location, comfort and decor."

    Well equipped too and very handy having M&S Food and Aldi on the doorstep. The Wi-Fi is terrible, which can be frustrating if you really need it, but we managed! Easy communication with management/owners when necessary and a lovely friendly and helpful team. This will definitely be our place to stay whenever we visit the Lakes in future. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Serena5.0Jul 2023

  • "It was a lovely apartment."

    The only very minor issue we came across was one of the bedroom doors didn't close too well. We told management, who came round straight away to get it sorted for us. It was a very comfortable and clean stay with lots of places in a short distance to visit. Our favourite was the safari zoo! It was the perfect getaway.

    Reviewed by Cassandra5.0Jul 2023

  • "This was our second visit and it was just as enjoyable as our first."

    Our host was just as welcoming as usual and the cleaning ladies were charming. We loved spending the early evening sitting in the grounds drinking champagne. Spoiling ourselves. Alice is a comfortable apartment on the ground floor which allows dogs and that Zac finds perfect for her needs.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation."

    Very accurate description. Brilliant and clean. Only issue is the Wi-Fi is a bit hit or miss - didn’t bother me, but the younger people were more frustrated!

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay. We hope to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephanie4.4Apr 2023

  • "Advertised as luxury, and it certainly is!"

    Everything we could wish for, especially for a fortnight in January. Warm, comfortable and inviting accommodation whatever the weather. Parking right at the door & dog friendly. Nice to have an interim clean and fresh laundry between the two weeks. A prestigious place that's well run. We enjoyed our stay very much.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jan 2023

  • "Lovely place very well kept everything you need is in the apartment lovely and modern nice comfy beds great holiday"

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Dec 2022

  • "This was a self-catering holiday with hotel style service."

    Nothing too much trouble and little details that made it a special holiday. We would certainly stay at Stone Cross again. Thanks to Mike for his attentive care

    Reviewed by Giselle5.0Oct 2022

  • "Large comfortable accommodation set in lovely grounds."

    A home from home. We would definitely revisit and recommend. We had an issue with the heating on arrival but this was rectified after a couple of hours and worked without a problem for the remainder of our stay. The kitchen is well equipped but we would suggest supplying additional cups or mugs so that there are spares when the dishwasher is on. Easy walk into Ulverston. The John Barrow monument is worth the walk as the views are amazing. We would recommend the Thai food at the kings arms and the quiz night at the Globe pub. Overall a lovely week

    Reviewed by Donna4.7Oct 2022

  • "First rate apartment, couldnt really fault it."

    Very well equipped, and spotless on arrival. On site staff we chatted too were very helpful. Very conveniently located for local facilities. Minor comment an operational note on the induction hob and integral microwave would have been helpful both new to us, but got there in the end.

    Reviewed by Roland5.0Sep 2022

  • "We stayed at Stone Cross Mansions for a week in the Alice suite with our children and dog."

    The apartments are brand new and I believe that we were some of the first people to stay since they were taken over by Jerry, Louise and Mike. The apartment was immaculately clean, beautifully furnished with elegant styling, very comfortable beds and thoughtful touches. When you're staying somewhere for a week, it is very helpful to have essential basics, such as binliners and loo paper, provided. There were even some treats for the dog as part of the welcome provisions. The apartments are very close to an Aldi and an M&S for supplies and within an easy walk to Ulverston Town Centre where there are some excellent restaurants - Poppy's cafe for a Full English (including veggi version) was great. The apartment was also a good spot to travel to the various lakes from, with an hour or so drive to Keswick. The lower part of Lake Windermere is only 20 minutes drive. The booking process with Syke was straightforward and the hosts were lovely and very helpful when needed. We would definitely stay again and wish the family every success with their venture. A lovely temporary home from which to see some of the most beautiful landscapes in England. Sam & family.

    Thank you for the lovely detailed feedback, being a new property its so helpful getting feedback on the guest experience and we're so glad you had a nice time staying in the Alice suite. Hopefully we will see you again soon Mike and the team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Aug 2022

  • "Stunning building and surroundings."

    The rooms were all tastefully decorated but the sofa was extremely low and uncomfortable and the two chairs provided weren't comfortable either. With a week sitting on this furniture I think perhaps a rethink is necessary. No extractor fan in the bathrooms. Very little workspace in the kitchen for meal preparation

    Thank you for your feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed the building and the surrounding area. It's great to get your feedback on what you feel we can do to improve the guest experience, we will look at ways the furniture and kitchen can accomodate all guests. There are currently trickle venting systems in the bathrooms but we are looking at ways we can install electric extractors in the bathrooms Thanks again Mike and the team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer3.8Aug 2022

  • "Everything was very new."

    We don’t think we had a microwave or if we did it was integrated in something which we could not find- seems a bit of an oversight. Possibly could have done with six mugs as well as the cups provided but overall well appointed. We were only cooking for 4 but my wife said there might not be a pan big enough to cook a casserole for 6. WiFi worked well in the bedrooms but kept dropping out in the lounge. Lovely TV. We were closer to Ulverston centre than we realised and having found the way through to the side gate on to the road enjoyed walking down into town for a meal or a drink. Overall we had a very relaxing and happy stay.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback on your stay in the Alice suite. We really appreciate you taking the time. Off the back of your constructive comments, we have since added the additional mugs and and glasses and have added boosters to help with the internet connectivity in the lounge. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon Mike and the team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Jul 2022

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  • Ground-floor House
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king-size, and a 2ft 6 Twin (which can be linked to a king on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Electric oven, induction hob, combi microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee maker, wine cooler
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • hair dryer
  • Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available - request on booking
  • Designated parking for 2 cars
  • Private, enclosed patio with furniture
  • Communal landscaped gardens
  • Boules court
  • Putting green
  • Shared covered bike store for 10 bikes with an additional external rack for 4 bikes
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Floorplans & additional information can be found at: Stone Cross Mansion Apartments.

The Alice Suite is an elegant, three-bedroom, ground-floor apartment settled on the outskirts of Ulverston, Cumbria.

Offering families, couples, and friends a luxury setting in the spectacular Grade II listed Stone Cross Mansion, this dog-friendly apartment is a short drive away from the Lake District National Park, with expansive communal grounds, a private patio, designated parking, and a contemporary interior with high ceilings and ornate features.

Be welcomed by the Gothic architecture of the impressive mansion before making yourself at home in The Alice Suite; the kitchen is fully-equipped with high-quality appliances, including a washer/dryer, wine cooler, and coffee machine, and a welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, and biscuits.

Moving through the apartment, the spacious living/dining room is bright and airy for family dinners and relaxing on the sofa in front of the Smart TV.

End the day with a cold glass of wine in your private, enclosed patio or take a stroll around the communal grounds to appreciate your luxury holiday setting.

After the day's adventures, you'll find a storage cupboard to keep walking boots and equipment, as well as a pristine bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

The bedrooms consist of a king-size with en-suite bathroom, a super-king-size, and a 2ft 6 Twin (which can be linked to a king on request), all beautifully appointed with storage space for your belongings. For dog-friendly accommodation with a touch of luxury, secure your stay at The Alice Suite.

There is a traditional slate bed Brunswick pool / snooker table and a separate table football table for guest to use in the main common areas. Note: This property can be booked with Refs: 1101603, 1050480, 1100108, 1101421, 1050478, 1101460, 1101468, 1101469, 1050218, 1101586, 1101591, 1101595, 1101581, 1101608, 1101619, 1101626, 1101629, together sleeping up to 87 guests.

Stone Cross Mansion Apartments

Stone Cross Mansion Apartments consists of 18 spectacular apartments resting just outside the charming market town of Ulverston, Cumbria. The apartments are a unique refurbishment of Stone Cross Mansion, a stunning mansion originally built as the Kennedy family home in 1874. The building has been painstakingly restored by award-winning developers who have returned it to its former glory, whilst internally creating a very special collection of apartments for families, couples, and friends. Approached by a beautiful tree lined drive, Stone Cross Mansion is a Grade II listed building built in limestone to a Gothic/Scottish baronial style. The surroundings enjoy beautiful gardens and tree-lined scenery with some apartments having breath-taking panoramic views over Morecambe Bay and the town's beloved landmark, Sir John Barrow Monument on top of Hoad Hill. Each apartment offers an individual layout and features, such as high-quality, individually designed kitchens complete with high-end appliances, as well as a welcome hamper with teas, coffees, biscuits, and milk, and toiletries; you are sure to find the perfect apartment to suit your holiday needs. All apartments have individual heating systems offering all properties on demand hot water and central heating. The main entrance hall with its imposing staircase and marble columns has been beautifully appointed for guests to relax. Within walking distance is the bustling market town of Ulverston, where you can dine at a plethora of excellent eateries, have a drink in a traditional pub or a more trendy wine or gin bar, embark on a country walk, and play at Ulverston Golf Club, whilst only a 10 minute drive way, you'll find Lake Windermere and all the Lake District National Park has to offer, whether that's watersports, sailing, exploring country manors or hiking up mountains such as Scafell Pike. Book an unforgettable rural retreat at Stone Cross Mansion Apartments.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.

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