Barn Cottage in the village of Yanwath combines modern luxury with a cosy cottage feel, making it the ideal base for an exploration of the North Lakes and the spectacular Lake District.
This modern cottage has been sympathetically built in the local style, hiding a luxury interior that's perfect for a relaxed weekend with friends or a longer family holiday in the spectacular North Lakes.
Walk through the front door and you enter the fabulous living room which combines comfort with contemporary style.
There's a feature electric fireplace and beams giving this room a really warm and cosy aspect, while the Shaker style kitchen/diner with breakfast bar has been beautifully finished and has access to the pretty cottage garden.
Upstairs there's a master bedroom with king-sized bed and fitted wardrobes and a further double with a feature beamed ceiling and lovely views.
A cosy single bedroom completes the accommodation.
The modern shower room has a P shaped walk-in shower, basin with vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail.
Outside there's a fully enclosed terraced garden, perfect for children and pets, with steps leading up to a patio area with garden furniture - the ideal spot to take in the charming rural views and to enjoy a relaxing moment after a busy day sightseeing in the stunning Lake District.
There's also private parking for two cars.
The delightful village of Yanwath has a beautiful 15th century fortified hall and an excellent restaurant and pub, both within walking distance of Barn Cottage.
The village is just four miles from the shores of Lake Ullswater, a haven of peace and serenity.
There's a good reason why the Lake District is Britain's most popular country park, and Barn Cottage is an ideal jumping off point for an exploration of this stunningly picturesque region.
Take a visit to the spectacular Aira Force waterfalls, or steam across Ullswater on a pleasure cruise.
The vibrant town of Penrith, with its fabulous shopping, pubs, restaurants, galleries and cinema, is just a 5-minute drive away.
If you love the lakes and fells of this beautiful part of the world, then Barn Cottage is the ideal jumping off point for an exploration of the Northern Lakes at any time of year.
About the location
Keswick 17 miles; Carlisle 20 miles.
The bustling market town of Penrith, once the capital of Cumbria, enjoys a central position between the Lake District and North Pennines and is ideally placed for taking in all that the region has to offer. Renowned for its wealth of specialist shops, the sandstone buildings of Penrith hide intriguing yards, lanes and alleyways, with a myriad of attractive cottages, gardens and little shops. With a wide choice of excellent pubs, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, Penrith also offers a museum, and Millennium Trails round the historic city streets. Within easy reach of the town is Rheged – an innovative visitor centre with shops, restaurants, exhibitions and a giant cinema screen showing educational and informative films. Brougham Castle (The Windsor of the North), Long Meg and her daughters (the 3rd largest stone circle in England) and the historic city of Carlisle are all a short drive away, as is the stunning scenery of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.