Basil Barn

Lancaster, The Lake District and Cumbria (Ref. 913176)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
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Ashton Hall Cottages

Lancaster 3 miles. These charming, stone-built terraced barn conversions sit in beautiful countryside close to the River Lune in Lancashire, just a few minutes’ walk from Lancaster Golf Club. Ideally located to enjoy the Lune Estuary and the nearby historic city, the cottages offers delightful holiday accommodation for friends and families, with the Lake District just a 40-minute drive away. These excellent cottages have a superb open plan living area boasting high ceilings, bright kitchens and cosy woodburners. External doors lead from the living areas into each of the property’s private gardens, and a shared walled paddock beyond, plus an abundance of woodland walks and cycle routes leading down to the River Lune are available from the doorstep. With a selection of golf courses, the Forest of Bowland, the Lune Estuary and Lancaster all within very easy reach, avid golfers, outdoor enthusiasts and those simply in search of a relaxing break are sure to enjoy these delightful Lancaster cottages.

The property

A lovely, end of terrace stone barn conversion, close to the River Lune near the Lancaster Golf Club, with two ground floor bedrooms alongside a family bathroom. The first floor offers a zip/link master bedroom with en-suite facilities, meaning there’s plenty of flexible sleeping accommodation to ensure every party a happy holiday. The open plan living area has a woodburning stove and large double doors opening into the garden, so you can let in the sunshine and fresh country air in the summer. Say hello to the sheep in the paddock at the end of the garden, or venture out for walks in the beautiful surrounding area. Note: This cottage is attached to Ref. 913188, together they sleep 12.


Mostly ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x first floor twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request) with basin and en-suite bath and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Shared external utility.


Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine in external utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden plus shared paddock. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile, cafe 3 mins walk. Lancaster Golf Club 5 mins walk. Note: The utility and paddock are shared with other holiday cottages on site.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location


Morecambe 5 miles; Kendal 21 miles; Windermere 38 miles.

The historic city of Lancaster sits on edge of Morecambe Bay, with the River Lune flowing through its centre. Lancaster retains many excellent examples of handsome Georgian architecture, and with its captivating medieval castle, Ashton Memorial, and four museums, it’s a promising place for those in search of tales of the past. Among the many amenities, there are two venues for live performances, the Lancaster Grand Theatre and the Dukes, and open-air concerts are frequently on offer in the pretty Williamson Park during the summer season. The Forest of Bowland and The Arnside & Silverdale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty provide visitors with lots of opportunities to take in the flora and fauna of the area, with wonderful walking and cycling ways to enjoy. There are also good road and rail links into Cumbria and beyond, meaning Lancaster is a wonderful base for exploring the Lake District.

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