Ghyll Bank Byre

Staveley near Windermere, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 11534)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    7

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

Ghyll Bank

Staveley 1.5 miles. Originally a traditional Lakeland farm, Ghyll Bank is located in beautiful countryside, with Lake Windermere less than 5 miles away, and breathtaking views across the Lake District Fells including the unspoilt Kentmere Valley. Ghyll Bank offers three attractive buildings; a wonderful large house, a quality barn conversion and a cosy single-storey cottage. These rural Lake District cottages offer charming holiday accommodation with beautiful walks from the door along ancient bridleways to Brunt Knott, Craggy Wood, Reston Scarr and, for the more experienced walkers, the Kentmere Horseshoe. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a number of activities within easy reach of these Lake District holiday cottages including sailing on Lake Windermere, cycling and fishing, or simply enjoy a relaxing holiday in your rural Lake District retreat. All the village amenities are on hand including shops, a pub, Post Office, chemist and doctor’s surgery, along with a children’s playground. The converted mill yard is home to the renowned Wilf’s Café, a cookery school and Hawkshead Brewery, along with Wheelbase Cycle Hire. Three great properties, ideal for a rural cottage holiday in the Lake District.

The Property

A beautiful barn conversion at Ghyll Bank, with en-suite bathrooms, flexible sleeping accommodation and breathtaking views across the Lake District Fells. The bedrooms in this Staveley cottage are spacious, and the bright and airy farmhouse-style kitchen has a feature window, and exudes quality and style. The roomy sitting room has a door leading to a sunny terrace with magnificent views to enjoy at any time of the day. This super Staveley cottage is a superb holiday base throughout the year. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 2026 and 2027 to sleep 26 people.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.

Amenities

Oil central heating (underfloor heating on ground floor). Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi (limited bandwidth due to rural location). Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Front terrace with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles. Note: Step down to kitchen, three steps down to sitting room.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute

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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