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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Luxury 5 Star Gold Award Winning Holiday Home in the centre of Louth, Lincolnshire, England - Peaceful Private Location Minutes Walk Into Louth. Ideally Situated To Explore Lincolnshire

Louth's only 5 STAR GOLD rated holiday home. Our aim is to for you to enjoy luxury living in the heart of Louth. Byford Lodge is situated in the grounds of the owners property and offers peace and tranquility and yet is only minutes walk from the centre of town (voted 'Britain's favourite market town' and listed in The Times 101 top places to live in Great Britain). The Lodge sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, each of which is ensuite. One room is king size and one can be king size or twin. Luxuriously appointed throughout, as you would expect from a Visit England 5 Star Gold award winning property. Private rear garden with views over the extensive grounds and historic, gothic revival, Priory Hotel and lake beyond. The lodge provides easy access to the undiscovered and beautiful Lincolnshire beaches and countryside. So whether you want to chill out or be more active, everything is within easy reach. Private driveway with secure parking.

Josie Hamilton-Cook
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Josie Hamilton-Cook

I am a teacher and my wife Josie is a self employed product developer to the food industry who also runs our ever expanding holiday cottage business. Our daughter attends a local primary school.

Josie Hamilton-Cook purchased this house in 2011

Why Josie Hamilton-Cook chose East Lindsey

We fell in love with Louth the first time we visited, with its unique range of shops, restaurants and pubs with great access to the countryside and sea side it is the perfect place to raise our family. We came up with the idea to extend and build the lodge in 2011 so that others could come and enjoy this special place for themselves. Thankfully we have been rewarded with lots of bookings and happy guests who return to us year after year.

If you fancy a more rural retreat please check out our newly renovated holiday cottage in the heart of the Lincolnshire wolds Orford Farm Cottage Owners Direct Property ref: 8172142

What makes this house unique

The property is within walking distance to the beautiful market town of Louth yet is private and offers luxury with those extra personal touches to make your holiday special.

If you fancy a more rural retreat please check out our newly renovated holiday cottage in the heart of the Lincolnshire wolds Orford Farm Cottage Owners Direct Property ref: 8172142

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Josie and Iain,

We just wanted to write and tell you how much we enjoyed our recent stay at Byford Lodge.

When we arrived, we were delighted to find fresh flowers and a gift basket filled with local food items. The living space is nicely furnished and has HD TV and wi-fi. I appreciated the fully equipped kitchen, complete with herbs, spices, and oil (the little things one tends to forget about when self-catering). We particularly liked the master bathroom with the wonderful soaking tub and the skylight above it -such fun having a soak while looking at the stars! We were also happy to find that The Lodge is located so close to the town centre, yet is very quiet and private -and a lovely view down the garden. We love that it is filled with light and that you have put so much thoughtful attention to detail in making us comfortable. As a "hard to please" couple, we would totally recommend it.

Kristi and Malcolm Lamb.

Portland, Oregon, USA (USA).
Nov 2011
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)


Very high standard accommodation in Louth

  • 5 of 5

We cannot fault the standard of Byford Lodge. We were very warm and comfortable during our short stay. The welcoming hamper was ideal and the bottle of wine greatly appreciated. Our stay was for a family christening and we won't hesitate to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Immaculately maintained and decoarated to an exceptionally high standard.

  • 5 of 5

The property is a comfy, homely and luxurious hideaway in the center of Louth. A warm welcome from Josie & Ian, and a lovely hamper on our arrival at Byford Lodge.

Everything we may have needed and more can be found in the cottage, we particularly enjoyed the home-cinema style tv & sound system while we relaxed for the weekend. I don't recall seeing this in the cottage info/advert and was a pleasant surprise.

The cottage, central to Louth and so handy for local shops and pubs means the car didn't have to move from the secure off street parking. Even with the proximity to the town center the cottage is very quiet, we could have been in the countryside.

A real gem of a find, can't wait to plan our return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy snug stay with friendly greeting

  • 5 of 5

Superbly decorated and well appointed with everything we needed for a totally relaxing stay. We received a lovely family welcome and delicious hamper on our arrival. A perfect location to explore Louth with everything within walking distance. Well worth another visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great break

  • 5 of 5

Great property in the centre of Louth ideal location to explore Lincolnshire

Cleethorpe is worth a visit and the five sail windmill and tea room at Alford.

We met Josie (owner) and she is very welcoming and made us feel at home, some really nice touches like the food hampers.

We chose the area after seeing the the pictures of the property and we weren't disappointed, it was very clean and welcoming. It was a great break, highly recommend and will visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, homely property - everything has been thought of.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property, really clean, with everything you need.... Toiletries, bath robes, even kitchen foil. For entertainment there is a large TV, blue ray player, plays talion - there's also a TV you can watch from the bath!

The owners were really helpful before we arrived and didn't bother us during our stay (been to some places where the owners spoilt it by always being around). There's a small garden which is lovely for an evening drink.

Really well situated for walking into Louth. There are lovely beaches and Lincoln not too far away. This was a property which was recommended to us and I'd definitely recommend it to anyone else.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for taking time to review byford lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed it and hope to see you all again soon.
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Modern Luxury two bedroom in the heart of Louth,

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we arrived and entered our home away from home for two weeks we were delighted at such a modern, clean lovely place while visiting family after 18 years....loved the basket of home made bread, milk, butter and flap jacks...as well as a lovely bottle of wine.....Thankyou to Ian and Josie for the lovely welcome upon our arrival and for the magnificent stay at your lovely place....I would recommend your home 100%.....John and Aminta 👍😀

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for the lovely review it was a pleasure to have you all. We hope to see you all again next time you return to the uk. Kindest regards Josie
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Easter 2017
31 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Christmas New Year 2016
15 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Week long stays changeover Saturday but flexibility can be offered dependent on availability.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for 2 people, please contact us for prices for up to 4 people.
We also offer short breaks (subject to availability) minimum 2 night stay please contact owner for details and prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Louth in Lincolnshire

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Roll top bath
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite 1- Luxuriously appointed bathroom with toilet, sink, and double ended roll top bath with shower attachment. Enjoy soaking in the bath with a glass of champagne whilst watching your favourite TV show or gaze at the stars above through the large sky light. En suite 2- Large glass walk in shower with Bristan rain power shower. Toilet and sink. Both bathrooms are fully tiled in Italian Porcelain tiles with underfloor heating to warm your feet. Fluffy white towels are warmed on the heated towel rails. Both have illuminated bathroom mirrors. Bath towels and robes are provided for guests use during their stay along with toilet rolls, bath/shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and hand soap.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King size room, travel cot for infants available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , King size or single beds available
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms). Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1- Luxuriously decorated room with comfy king size bed. Cream dressing table with stunning large mirror above. 2 TV's one can be viewed from the bed the other from the en-suite bath. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail, drawers and shelving. French doors open out onto the private rear garden. Bed 2-The room can be adapted to be either a Twin bedded or King Size room. Chest of drawers/dressing table/chest of drawers with mirror above. TV. Floor to ceiling windows with views to the front garden. Bedrooms are sumptuously furnished with crisp white bed linen and adorned with bespoke hand made cushions for that added luxury touch.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Rated 5 STAR GOLD for the 2nd year by Visit England. Wi fi throughout property. Underfloor heating in all rooms. Smokers welcome to smoke outside using ashtrays provided. Children welcome, high chair, travel cot available on request The Lodge is suitable for disabled people please ask to see our access statement to check suitability for your needs. Sorry no pets. Outside:The lodge is accessed from a private sweeping driveway with planted borders and gravel parking area. The lodge has its own private rear garden which consists of a black limestone patio area which is accessed from both the lounge bifold doors and the master bedroom French doors. There is garden furniture for 4 guests and a gas bbq. The lodge garden is private but has views across the owners extensive mature grounds and the beautiful Priory Hotel grounds. The garden is not overlooked. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen, tea towels, oven gloves are provided and are included in the price of your stay. Bedlinen and towels are replaced once a week. Cleaning is done once a week. See our other NEW property 8172142.

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