Ghyll Bank Barn

Staveley near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 11535)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Mark D
    October 2016
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    “Fantastic 3 Night Stay at Ghyll Bank Barn”
    Having got our food supplies from Morrisons at in Kendal, we arrived at the barn. We had booked the Brye which sleeps 7 and we got more than expected (the photos on the web do not do the accommodation justice). On the ground floor a spacious entrance, kitchen (all amenities) and lounge with one double bedroom with on-suite(shower). The first floor has two further bedrooms on twin plus on-suite (shower) and one family room, double and a single bed plus on-suite (bath/shower) ...

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Ghyll Bank Barn Conversions

Staveley 1.5 miles. Situated in gorgeous countryside and less than five miles from wonderful Lake Windermere is Ghyll Bank, which was originally a traditional Lakeland farm. Boasting stunning views across the Lake District Fells, these three barn conversions provide ideal accommodation for a family or group of friends. These three barn conversions provide different types of accommodation, including one with en-suite bedrooms and all have flexible sleeping arrangements, either with a mix of zip/link beds, double and twin beds, making them ideal for a number of different groups. Also all three are pet-friendly, and have WiFi, ample off road parking and a front terrace with furniture and barbecue. There are excellent walks from the doorstep of these charming barn conversions, which will take you over ancient bridleways to Brunt Knott, Craggy Wood, Reston Scarr and Kentmere Horseshoe. There are also a number of other activities that can be enjoyed in the area, including cycling and fishing, as well as sailing on Lake Windermere. These three properties are the perfect base for exploring all that this part of the Lake District has to offer.

The property

Staveley 1.5 miles.

An elegant holiday cottage, set in the centre of a barn conversion at Ghyll Bank within the Lake District National Park, close to Staveley village.

The cottage is presented to an excellent standard with two bedrooms, a luxury family bathroom and a spacious, farmhouse-style kitchen.

Both bedrooms are beautifully furnished, whilst the bathroom has a touch of luxury and a feature beam across the back wall.

The kitchen and dining area lead to a bright, charming sitting room, which enjoys beautiful views out across the fells and an exterior door leading to the patio.

You can sit outside and enjoy the views in the sunshine over lunch, or relax with a drink in the evening.

This wonderful cottage is a mile and a half from Staveley, and an excellent holiday base for exploring The Lake District throughout the year.

Note: The property is attached to Refs. 11534 and 11536, together they sleep 17.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor
  • Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • 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 and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: No fireworks due to the proximity of animals
  • Note: Three steps from kitchen to sitting room, and one step into kitchen
  • Note: WiFi may be limited due to rural location.

About the location

STAVELEY

Windermere 5 miles; Kendal 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, artisan bakery, brewery and the renowned Wilf's Cafe. 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, a regular bus service 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

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