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Bank Barn at Rusland

Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041599)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Graney

    “Location was quite, just what we needed, walks from the door, which was a bonus.”

    The Let and the garden were superb. We had a problem with the water ( brown tinge). The Visitor book does mention the water and says that it’s safe to drink. Apart from that,fantastic holiday.

    The Let and the garden were superb. We had a problem with the water ( brown tinge). The Visitor book does mention the water and says that it’s safe to drink. Apart from that,fantastic holiday.

    - Mrs Graney, May 2021


The property

Bank Barn at Rusland is an exceptional holiday property. A spacious traditional home with fantastic views over the Rusland Valley afforded by the dual aspect upstairs living areas. This property is ideal for families and friends alike, wishing to explore the true heart of the Lake District. Enjoy the surrounding hills and bridleways on foot or by bike: you will not be disappointed. With Grizedale Forest nearby this is a great base for outdoor activity all year round. Exceptionally maintained and spacious gardens add to the unique character of this property. Set in fabulous private grounds with uninterrupted views of the Rusland Valley. An impressive gated drive leads you to the main house and straight into the kitchen, the heart of the property and an excellent space to entertain. Off of the kitchen is a separate pantry room with washing machine, fridge freezer and boot room. There are 3 double bedrooms on the ground floor with one benefitting from an en-suite bathroom and a shared bathroom with shower for the other 2 rooms. These have both recently been renovated and upgraded in the latest lockdown. On the first floor is a large lounge and dining area with a large open fire and comfy sofas, from the lounge is a more contemporary sitting room with floor to ceiling glass across the whole room making for an incredible room to take in the view. The property is wrapped by a large sun trap patio with seating and ideal for some Al fresco dining. The garden features manicured lawns and a pond, fully fenced and secured so if your bringing your pooch or children, they can't escape! This property is totally unique in the lifestyle it provides and the country style of the décor makes for a real home from home feel.


  • Over 2 floors
  • 3 x bedrooms; 1 x double with en suite, 2 x double, bathroom, kitchen, pantry / boot room, lounge and dining area, 2nd sitting room, garden, furnished patio and private parking.
  • Exceptional Lakeland Barn conversion, Private gated and secured grounds, Peaceful location, Surrounded by Incredible views, Pet friendly, Enormous living spaces, 2 lounges,• Sun trap patio, Bed linen and towels provided.

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

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About the location


Lake Windermere 10 miles; Coniston Water 11 miles.

Ulverston is a traditional market town built around a cobbled main street. It boasts a fine selection of independent shops, café’s, and pubs with open fires and real ales. There is an extensive selection of eating places to suit everyone, from fine dining to traditional pub food. Ulverston is also well known as a festival town, with events ranging from flags and walking to art and music festivals throughout the summer months and with the renowned Dickensian Christmas festival in late November. It is the birthplace of Stan Laurel and world record holder of the biggest foam pie fight in the world giving a glimpse into the fun community spirited little town. There are excellent walks around the town and beautiful countryside, with views of the southern Lake District and Morecambe Bay. Home to the deepest, widest and shortest canal, which makes for a lovely afternoon walk with a pub at the end and views over the bay. All of the attractions of the National Park are also easily reached. The Furness Coast boasts sandy beaches and good birdwatching. Nearby family attractions include the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Lakes Windermere and Coniston and popular Birkrigg Common, with its incredible panoramic views across Morecambe Bay.