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Ismay Dining Room Suite - Titanic Interest

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Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Enjoyed our stay at the accommodation, one or two minor niggles."

    Toilet seat a little loose, sink in bathroom, tap leaking. Hosepipe at gate not working and not enough rubbish bags. Would definitely come again.

    Reviewed by Eileen4.7Jun 2024

  • "It exceeded our expectation hugely."

    What a fabulous property , outstanding apartment, bedding, furnishing, facilities, standards and so many thoughtful extra's added. Immaculately clean. Position fabulous! Truly Pet Friendly! I will be back! And Thank you So Much for this experience.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Jun 2024

  • "For the price, I expected an immaculate place."

    We took exception that nowhere was it mentioned that there was no hob. Kitchenette without a hob? Really? There were no utensils to cover your food or cook in the microwave. Also, there was a leaky tab and a toilet that overflowed each time you used it. I'd expect better for the price! Some of the house rules were also ridiculous. You are not allowed to leave anyone under 18 on their own or have another person in the place, even for a short visit to name a few. In fact, we thought the whole place was overpriced and not good value for money. On the plus side, it was very clean and spacious (except the kitchen, which you know when you book it) and equipped with a toastie maker, air fryer, and pan-cake maker. There was an ample supply of tea and coffee-making supplies. The location is fab, too. And there is no denying that the building is just gorgeous.

    Reviewed by Mirjam2.8May 2024

  • "Only reason marking it down is due to the fact there was maintenance going on in the apartment adjoining we were not advised about."

    Noisy during the day and having a dog with us could not settle him! Other than that the place is simply stunning - definite wow factor. very comfortable and all you need for a few nights stay and will definitely stay again! Great walks along the beach especially with having a dog! Loved the little welcome pack for the dog too, although we had taken our own!

    Reviewed by Su4.7Apr 2024

  • "Would highly recommend this holiday let."

    The apartment is amazing and very spacious, with beautiful views over Crosby beach. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits are also provided. Also the history of the mansion is very interesting. Private parking in the beautiful grounds which are immaculately presented. Very close to local shops and restaurants and lots of lovely walkways. Will definitely stay here again and wouldn’t hesitate it recommending it to friends and family. Would suggest a guestbook so that guests can leave their feedback.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Mar 2024

  • "Very comfortable and warm stay lovely view."

    The history of the house was interesting . Would recommend

    Thank you for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay, hopefully we will get the chance to host you again in the future. Best wishes Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Feb 2024

  • "We would definitely go back, nice building, great apartment and all the amenities needed."

    Only very very very minor downside was toilet flusher was temperamental.

    Thank you for booking with us and leaving a great review. Apologises for the toilet flusher, we have since got this fixed. It was a pleasure to host you and would love the chance to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daniel4.7Dec 2023

  • "This is a stunning property in a fabulous location."

    We made a couple of queries by text to the owner and the response was incredibly quick. I love that it is per friendly, and the provision of doggy towels and blankets, food and water bowls for us to borrow was lovely. Thank you for sharing this amazing house.

    What a fabulous review, Thank you so much!! We just love dogs, so welcoming them is our pleasure! I’m so thrilled you loved the house, and Thank you so much for booking with us. Regards Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Dec 2023

  • "Excellent property."

    Spacious, very clean, great furniture and facilities. Very warm and cosy despite large proportions. Excellent location close to parks and beach. Very interesting to read about its history and link to the Titanic. Will definitely visit again.

    I’m so happy you enjoyed your stay and a big Thank you for booking with us. We would very much like to welcome you here at Beach Lawn House again in the future. Kind Regards Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rod5.0Nov 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay here in this historic property."

    We loved the original features of the house. Apartment was very comfortable. Suited us for a week and Liverpool city centre within easy reach from Waterloo station 10 minutes walk away. Good walks nearby including the beach. Would highly recommend. Crosby itself has a variety of restaurants close by. We look forward to staying again.

    Thank you for leaving such a lovely review!! Im so glad you enjoyed your week in the Dining room suite and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best Wishes Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Oct 2023

  • "Wow! Absolutely gorgeous place."

    Very homely. The little touch of the box of dog blankets and towels was so lovely. And sparkling dog bowls too. The facilities were exactly what was needed on a holiday. We will definitely rebook here and would highly recommend it. Thank you.

    Thank you so much for leaving such a fantastic review!! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure to host you and would love to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic, apart from only cooking facility was a microwave"

    Thankyou for your feedback. So glad you liked the apartment. Yes we realise the kitchen is very limited so are in the process of adding an induction hob and an air fryer, we will let Sykes know when this is available. Hoping we can welcome you back again in the future. Warm Wishes Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Sep 2023

  • "The accommodation is clean, spacious, comfortable, nicely decorated and furnished with lots of architectural features."

    It's located in a quiet spot across the road from the beach, so you have a nice view and pleasant walks nearby. Waterloo train station is only a 10 minute walk away and 15/20 mins train journey to Liverpool Central. It was perfect for a family of four with enough facilities to make a continental breakfast, snacks and picnic for the day. The owners left plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits for our stay. The toiletries provided were a lovely touch. There were also binoculars, games, books to enjoy too. If you're interested in the Titanic, the property is steeped in history with lots of information about the Ismay family. My only criticisms are: Some of the previous occupants belongings were left in the drawers. The wardrobe and drawers would benefit from a wipe out as they were quite dusty/crumbs. The TV doesn't have Freeview or connected to an aerial. So if you don't subscribe to Netflix or Prime, you only have BBC1 and the Freeview/catch-up apps (if you've registered). Other than these very minor issues the accomodation was lovely and we would happily return if we visit Liverpool again. It was much nicer than staying in a hotel!

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay here at Beach Lawn House. As a new business any feed back is very important to us. We appreciate the minor issues raised and these have now been dealt with. We would love to welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards Vicky Property Owner

    Reviewed by Cara4.7May 2023

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  • Luxury Ground-floor Apartment/Suite 750sq ft – looking out to Crosby Beach
  • Two French Sleigh King-size beds in ONE living/dining room with Log burner electric fire
  • Large corner sofa and dining table
  • Bathroom with Victorian Roll top bath, shower over, Victorian basin & WC , heated towel rail
  • Kitchen ·
  • Gas central heating
  • Microwave oven with grill function, fridge, toaster, omelette maker, sandwich toaster and air fryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Front lawn with patio seating to watch the sunsets
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • EV charging (by arrangement with owner at additional charge)
  • Two well-behaved dogs under 25kg welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.3 miles, beach 1.3 miles
  • Note: Breakfast Baskets, Champagne /Wine on arrival available see house web site for details
  • Afternoon teas and evening private dining may also available to be booked in the Mansion house private Lounge area, this is by private appointment only and subject to availability
  • See main house web site for booking along with terms and conditions

The property

Beach Lawn House was originally built in 1860 for Mr Thomas Henry Ismay founder of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, more commonly known as the White Star Line.

His son Bruce Ismay lived at the house until he was 13 , he eventually took over the running of the White Star line when his father retired.

After commissioning the build of RMS Titanic, in 1912, he came to international attention as the highest-ranking White Star official to survive the sinking of the ship for which he was subject to severe criticism.

The Ismay Dining room suite is situated in what used to be the main dining room for the Ismay Family.

Boasting historic elegancy, original stained-glass windows and attention to detail, this suite is an exceptional base for four persons looking to breakaway to this coastal Sefton region.

This unique, ground-floor Apartment /Suite enjoys an enviable situation opposite Crosby Beach, just a short distance from the centre of Liverpool.

Enter through the main Mansion house front door and then onto your own private entrance.

The private hallway leads to a spacious living/dining room that features two French king-size beds, a comfortable corner sofa, dining table , electric Log burner fire and wall-mounted Smart TV.

The ornate ceilings and the original stained glass windows date back to 1860 , you can only imagine some of the conversation’s with Liverpool’s elite businessman that must have taken place in this room over the years Move into the kitchen, housing a microwave/Oven, fridge, kettle and toaster for your basic cooking needs.

Completing the interior is the Victorian bathroom with roll-top bath, shower over, Original Victorian basin and WC, complete with deep blue Victorian tiling throughout.

A small patio area with bistro table and chairs to be found outside at the front, providing a space to enjoy an evening beverage after a day on the beach.

Make The Ismay Dining Room Apartment /Suite your next base for uncovering Historic Liverpool.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1131239 (The ISMAY Billiard room apartment) , together they sleep seven guests.

Beach Lawn House (titanic Interest)

Welcome to the Beach Lawn House, the beautiful Mansion house that was originally built in 1860 for Mr Thomas Henry Ismay founder of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, more commonly known as the White Star Line. He purchased the property for only £2,500 on the 27th Dec 1860. The original deeds showing his signature can be seen in the hallway of the main house. Thomas Ismay’s house - like the remainder of its neighbours in Beach Lawn — was built in the Italianate manner, popular with the rich merchant classes during the 1860s, and one of a number of architectural styles which battled for favour during the 19° century. At Beach Lawn House, Thomas Ismay used Italianate in its most outspoken form, with a riot of profuse and opulent decoration. Here, the building covenants stipulated uniformity of style, hence all the other houses are Italianate ~ but typically, Ismay managed to outdo all the rest with a house more showy than all its neighbours. Since its original build in 1860 Beach Lawn House has never been open to the general public. In 1930 the Mansion house was divided up into 4 large apartments. In 2022 the new owners decided to renovate the huge ground floor apartment and have now created TWO separate letting suites on the ground floor level . The other area on the ground floor that contains the original Lounge room can from time to time also be privately booked for Private afternoon teas and small evening functions. The house sits opposite Crosby Beach in the Brighton – Le – Sands district of Merseyside. Beautifully presented throughout with off-road parking, EV charging, luxury touches and front lawns. The Beach House provides an exceptional retreat for couples and their canine companions looking to escape to this part of Liverpool for a while. Just a short walk away is Crosby Coastal Park, an excellent starting point for exploring Sefton’s Natural Coast, home to Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre, a purpose-built water sports and visitor centre, featuring a bistro and gym. Crosby Beach offers a large expanse that is home to Antony Gormley's 'Another Place' sculpture, providing lovely walks leading onto the 22 mile Sefton Coastal Path that boasts wonderful coastline vistas. Located near to a train station, you can easily access the city centre of Liverpool and explore the popular Cavern Club, which has famously hosted bands such as The Beatles and Rolling Stones, before heading to the Royal Albert Docks for a choice of eateries and even concert square for bustling nightlife. The Beach provides a charming escape, whatever time of year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location


Liverpool 5.5 miles; Formby 8 miles; Speke 14.1 miles.

Settled in the borough of Sefton and ideally located just a short distance from the bustling city of Liverpool, is the delightful suburb of Waterloo. Home to an excellent selection of amenities, including pubs, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes and budgets, well-stocked convenience stores for picking up any essentials, a picturesque park, a boating lake and the beautiful Crosby Beach which is home to a superb contemporary art sculpture by Antony Gormley, and makes for a lovely setting for leisurely walks or bike rides. Take the train into the city centre of Liverpool, where you can visit the renowned Cavern Club, indulge in a spot of retail therapy at Liverpool ONE, wander the Royal Albert Docks where you will find a plethora of eateries and the Tate Liverpool. A wander along the Liverpool Waterfront will find the Titanic Memorial, The Beatles Pier Head statue and the famous Liver Buildings.

Please note: this property comes with a good housekeeping bond of £150.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas