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Dorothy Barn

Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1062534)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Anthony

    “Would advise guests to bring food supplies before arriving at destination.”

    - Anthony, May 2021

The property

Enveloped by luscious fields in the idyllic Cumbrian countryside is this beautiful semi detached barn conversion, resting in the middle of the owner's tranquil conservation farm and estate.

Dorothy Barn boasts unique features alongside traditional character and contemporary furnishings, perfect for a joint couple's getaway or rural family retreat.

Kick off your muddy boots before entering the striking open-plan living space, benefiting from eclectic décor throughout this welcoming resting spot, here you can curl up with a captivating film as a woodburning stove warms the room.

Host special occasions on the stunning oak dining table resting behind, tucking into your delicious home-cooking as you toast to a wonderful holiday, alternatively use this spot for a night of competitive board games.

Continuing to impress is the amply-equipped kitchen, fitted with sophisticated amenities including an electric oven and hob, a microwave, fridge/freezer, and a dishwasher, certain to entice any budding chefs.

Prepare for a new day in one of the stylish bedrooms where you'll find an inviting king-size and a double bed, both with quirky furnishings, exposed beams and private en-suite shower rooms where you can unwind after a long day.

Savour an evening glass of wine in your shared courtyard, enjoying the tranquil surroundings as you breathe in the fresh country air on the outdoor seating.

Alternatively, book out the adjacent wood-fired hot tub and indulge in an afternoon of luxury in the Gothic ruins of the historic Tower House.

Explore your surroundings and head out on a leisurely stroll around the encompassing fields, there are an array of footpaths and bridleways to explore over to a welcoming village pub, The Butchers Arms, for a refreshing afternoon pint.

There are plenty of convenience stores circling the area just a car ride away for you to stock up on necessities, choose between a selection of shops at Shap, Orton and Appleby for your self-catering needs.

Nature lovers can relish in searching for wildlife around the Eden district of Cumbria, looking out for Red Squirrel, Buzzard and Red deer, as well as heading for a day out at the renowned Lake Windermere, trying your luck at a range of watersports such as canoeing, kayaking and raft building to name a few.

Venture over to the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland and discover the local attractions at the town's dramatic castle, indoor swimming pool, and The Courtyard Gallery, or travel over to Orton and spend a day browsing through the local farmer's market and luxury handmade chocolate shop.

Further afield are memorable attractions throughout stunning towns and villages within both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, from the historic town of Penrith, serene waters at Ullswater, sensational Aira Force Waterfall, and the exceptional town of Kendal.

With a wealth of walking, cycling, and horse-riding trails throughout tranquil countryside, Dorothy Barn is an ideal escape any time of year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired underfloor heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Shared courtyard with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: There is a woodfired hot tub in the Tower House which can be hired at an extra cost
  • Note: There is an enclosed field with water if guests want to bring their horse at an extra cost Note: a brand new kitchen is being fitted

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Shap 4 miles; Appleby-in-Westmorland 7.3 miles; Penrith 14.4 miles

The historic village of Crosby Ravensworth rests on a northern point of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and in the Eden District of Cumbria, where St Lawrence Church lies centre stage, dating back to the 13th century. The village boasts a traditional country pub called the Butchers Arms, hosting refreshing ales and pub grub, as well as access to the flowing River Lyvennet, which runs north towards the River Eden and is crossed by the Coast-to-Coast Walk. Nearby locations include the charming village of Shap and the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, offering Cumbrian delights all year round, whilst the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Park surround the area, making Crosby Ravensworth an ideal adventurous base.

Region Information

Note: A Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 applies

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas