Fox Barn

Staveley near Windermere, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 914299)

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Cottage features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

An immaculately-presented, ground floor 17th century cottage, located in the charming Lakeland village of Staveley in the Lake District National Park. Fox Barn is nestled into the hillside on a quiet country lane opposite the weir, with the fells beckoning right from the doorstep, and is a five minute riverside stroll from the centre of Staveley. Superbly appointed throughout to provide comfortable accommodation, this Staveley cottage is ideal for families and friends who wish to enjoy time together in one of the most picturesque parts of the country. This charming Lake District cottage has been furnished to a high standard, with two spacious bedrooms and an open plan living area, with the added benefit of a family bathroom with shower bath and underfloor heating. Outside, this Lake District cottage has a south-facing patio area overlooking a quiet country lane. With seating, a barbecue and a chiminea, this is the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by. The village of Staveley offers a whole host of amenities, including Staveley Mill Yard with its cycle hire, outdoor shops, artisan bakery and brewery, while the beautiful Kentmere Valley is just a short walk away and is very popular with mountain bikers and walkers. The scenery in the area is truly breathtaking, with Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside and Lake Windermere all within a short drive. This Staveley cottage is perfectly located for enjoying your Lake District holiday at any time of the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. Utility.

Amenities

Gas central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, DAB radio, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Roadside parking directly outside cottage. South-facing front patio with furniture, BBQ and chiminea. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

Note: Up until 1st November 2014, this property will be pet-free. From 1st November, this property will accept 2 well-behaved pets.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

STAVELEY

Windermere 5 miles.

The thriving Lakeland village of Staveley is situated on the eastern fringes of the Lake District National Park and offers superb access to the whole region. The beautiful Kentmere Valley is just a short walk away and with the River Kent tumbling its way through the valley to Staveley, it is very popular with mountain bikers and walkers alike. Staveley Mill Yard is a former wood turning mill at the heart of the village, which is now a thriving tourist attraction with cycle hire and outdoor shops, cookery school, artisan bakery, brewery, the renowned Wilf's Cafe and an award-winning Indian restaurant. This complements the excellent range of amenities in the village, which include a variety of shops, two village pubs, craft shops, a children's playground and a railway station. Close by, the bustling towns of Kendal, Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside are popular with visitors, providing a range of amenities to suit all tastes. Lake Windermere offers boat trips, including a ferry to the Lakeside Aquarium and Grizedale Forest Park. The 'Windermere Steamboat Museum' displays a fascinating collection of boats whilst children will enjoy the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness, where technology brings her characters to life. Within easy reach of Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains, Staveley is ideally situated for exploring all that the region has to offer.

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