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The Barn at Stainton

Stainton near Sizergh, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1063677)


Lakelovers rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • Ian

    “We had a wonderful stay at the “Barn”, had a couple issues at the beginning but messaged the owner who sorted them out , however the outside light was a bit of a problem it was supposedly fixed but when your looking for a black coloured dog in the evening/night with no light it became a problem.”

    We had torch but it was like looking for needle in a haystack. Apart from that the barn is a superb place for any family occasion. Thank you

    We had torch but it was like looking for needle in a haystack. Apart from that the barn is a superb place for any family occasion. Thank you

    - Ian, April 2024


  • Over three floors: 1 x lower-ground-floor king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 2 x ground-floor double, 1 x ground-floor twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Lower-ground-floor cloakroom
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • Lower-ground-floor utility
  • First-floor living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV with Netflix
  • WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Front garden with gravel and furniture, lawned area with garden games, BBQ and Firepit
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Train Station 3.2 miles
  • Note: This property has steep stairs throughout, please take care
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: No stag/hen parties
  • Note: This property is located on a working farm so we kindly ask that noise disruption are kept to a respectful level
  • Note: An opportunity to get discounted horse stabling and horse riding lessons at the adjacent Willowsway Stud Centre is possible if an enquiry is made early enough, dependent on availability.

The property

Sizergh 3 miles. The Barn at Stainton is an impressive five-bedroom, semi-detached barn conversion nestled on the outskirts of Stainton near Sizergh in Cumbria. Enjoying a peaceful setting surrounded by lush countryside and just a short distance from the Whitbarrow National Nature Reserve, as well as a spacious interior adorned with original features. The Barn at Stainton makes for an excellent getaway for a group of friends or a family of 10 and two furry friends looking for a country escape. Step into the hallway, where you can discard any coats and shoes after your journey and be greeted by flagstone floors, exposed stonework and original beams, embracing an original cottage-style. On the ground-floor you will find three well-appointed bedrooms for catching your rest in, two doubles and a twin, all served by a bathroom where you can pour in the bubbles and indulge in a hot soak with your favourite book. Make your way down to the lower-ground-floor where you will discover an additional bedroom, a beautifully-presented king-size with en-suite shower room, ideal for those who are looking for a little peace and quiet. On this floor you will find a second shower room and a cloakroom, ensuring everyone can prepare for the day in style! Benefit from the handy utility room with washing facilities so you don’t have to bring your whole wardrobe away with you. Travel up to the first-floor which is sure to be the social hub of the home, with table football and darts readily available and a generous kitchen/diner where the designated chef of your group will have everything they need to create culinary delights, including a double oven, American-style fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Pop open a bottle of fizz and settle down around the large dining table for 10 in the spacious living/dining room, as the conversation flows, and you raise a toast to a wonderful getaway. Add another log to the alluring woodburning stove and curl up on one of the many plush seating options to enjoy a movie marathon with your guests on the Smart TV. As your eyes grow heavy, find a convenient mezzanine bedroom on this floor where you can catch your rest. Wake-up and join your guests out on the front garden for a steaming cup of coffee and a well-deserved alfresco breakfast, as you make plans for the day ahead. Take your pick of exciting surrounding areas to visit first, where nearby you have the quaint village of Sizergh with its superb 14th-century National Trust site of Sizergh, as well as a delightful pub and farm shop or Sedgwick with its remarkable Sedgwick House and Gardens and the Lakeland Maze and Farm Park, which offers animal feeding, petting and go-karts. Just a short drive away is the delightful town of Grange-Over-Sands, home to a scenic promenade where you can enjoy leisurely strolls with superb views over Morecambe Bay, followed by fresh fish and chips at the promenade café. Soak up the beautiful surroundings at the Ornamental Gardens, where you can savour a homemade picnic or feed the ducks at the charming duck pond. Be sure to pay a visit to the market town of Kendal, where you can delve into the town's history at the Kendal Museum, brush up on the rich heritage links with tapestry at the Quaker Tapestry Museum or marvel at the fascinating remains of the former 13th century medieval castle. Venture into the Lake District National Park and head straight for Windemere, where thrill seekers can take to the famous lake via an excellent selection of watersports, including paddleboarding, sailing, wake-boarding and kayaking, for those looking for something less exhilarating, boat tours are frequently offered for those who want to relax and see the sights. Walkers can marvel at incomparable views with a hike up Queen Adelaide’s Hill or Orrest Head Viewpoint, whilst literary fans will delight at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. Promising an unforgettable trip with something for everyone. choose The Barn at Stainton.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Levens 1.6 miles; Kendal 5 miles; Grange-Over-Sands 9.6 miles.

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful and lush Cumbrian countryside and on the edges of the scenic Whitbarrow National Nature Reserve, is the charming village of Sizergh The small village boasts a welcoming pub, The Strickland Arms, a traditional pub which offers tasty home-cooked meals and local ales all in the warmth of an open fireplace, and the delightful Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop & Café, where you can pick up any essentials or pop to the on-site café for a spot of lunch whilst you enjoy views of the working farm. Most notably, Sizergh is well-known for its incredible National Trust property, a 14th-century bulwark which houses fascinating Elizabethan carvings and is surrounded by vibrant gardens which include a rock garden. Nearby, is the village of Levens, where you will find the magnificent Elizabethan Levens Hall with beautiful topiary and on-site restaurant. For a wider selection of amenities, venture over to Kendal, where you can embark up to the 1200’s medieval hilltop castle which offers expansive countryside views or soak up the peaceful scenery in Serpentine Woods.

Note: This property has steep stairs throughout, please take care

Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

Note: This property is located on a working farm so we kindly ask that noise disruption are kept to a respectful level.