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Lady Barn

Meathop near Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 950340)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Farmer

    “We travelled as 4 adults and 2 dogs ...”

    We travelled as 4 adults and 2 dogs and found the cottage was very well equipped and had everything we needed for a weeks base exploring the Lake District.

    We travelled as 4 adults and 2 dogs and found the cottage was very well equipped and had everything we needed for a weeks base exploring the Lake District. Owners were quick to respond to any questions we had and Lady Barn felt like a home from home, we would definitely recommend.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

This beautifully-presented, spacious stone barn conversion is located in the hamlet of Meathop on the southern tip of the Lake District National Park.

On entering this character cottage there is a spacious hall and utility and the first of two bathrooms.

The hall leads to a lovely dual-aspect sitting room with comfortable seats and large stone fireplace housing a woodburning stove and an exposed stone wall to the ceiling.

Step through to the well-equipped modern farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area, a welcoming room ideal for friends and family to gather and socialise in.

Upstairs are three generous bedrooms with beams, sloping ceilings and quirky windows, furnished with quality furniture.

On this floor there is also the second bathroom with fabulous tiles and a modern basin.

This cottage is ideally suited to friends and family including the four-legged members of your party to explore both locally the Southern Lakes and further afield.

Close by you have Levens Hall with its world-class garden and topiary and majestic Sizergh Castle; both have cafes serving delicious treats to tempt you.

Cartmel is less than 15 mins away, a picturesque village which is well worth a visit with an ancient 12th century priory, the UK’s smallest race course with meetings during the summer months and is also home to the infamous L’Enclume restaurant, and quality shops.

It is also home to sticky toffee pudding which of course can be purchased and sampled.

In a similar time you can also be at Newby Bridge situated at the tip of Lake Windermere and enjoy one of the cruises to Bowness or Ambleside while enjoying the stunning lakeland vista from the water.

Walking is available nearby in both the Lyth Valley and Hamstead Fell at Grange-over-Sands, where wonderful 360 degree views can be enjoyed of the Morecambe Bay estuary, Lakeland fells and beyond.

Cyclists are also well catered for with the family-friendly cycle way from Heysham to Barrow on the door step.

Return at the end of your day’s activities to this super cottage in its peaceful location and enjoy an alfresco meal or drink outside or hunker down in front of the woodburning stove for a cosy evening.

A perfect choice for a delightful holiday all year round.

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Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utilty. Sitting room with snug area and woodburning stove

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  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front gravelled area and rear enclosed courtyard
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: This property is near a working livestock farm, there may be associated noises and smells.

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About the location


Grange-Over-Sands 3 miles; Windermere 15 miles.

The small hamlet of Meathop is situated in the southern Lake District National Park, just a few miles from the coastal estuary, a quiet and peaceful area occupying a rural location on the path of the Cumbrian Coastal Way. Nearby is Lindale, sitting on the slopes of Hampsfield Fell, with a true 'Lakeland feel' to its narrow streets, traditional dwellings and quaint old pubs. Cartmel, with its famous annual horse race, and the pretty coastal resorts of Arnside and Grange are all neighbours and worthy of a visit. Just a short drive away are Lake Windermere and the villages of Bowness-on-Windermere and Newby Bridge, which still retain the charm and character that has endeared them to so many. Set amidst the charm of the southern lakes, Meathop makes an inspiring choice from which to enjoy the whole of a magical area.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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