This wonderful converted barn is part of a converted coach house and stables, a couple of miles from Ambleside village and a 2 minute stroll from ‘Brockhole’, the National Park Visitor Centre on the shores of Lake Windermere. Within beautiful landscaped gardens, The Old Barn has a peaceful and secluded feel without any compromise on convenience, nestling amongst a group of Lakeland stone buildings once belonging to the 1st Earl of Lonsdale in the late 18th Century.
Inside, you'll find fabulous light and airy living and dining space overlooking the gardens towards the lake and the spacious bedrooms ensure every guest feels special. Don't forget the beautiful patio also, a perfect place to truly relax and enjoy al-fresco living alongside the visiting wild deer.
Accommodation in detail
A private drive leads to The Old Barn with two private parking spaces right outside plus an addittional visitors space. A large entrance hall has access to a cloakroom/3rd wc/wash basin. The bright and airy kirchen/diner has everything you may need complete with a patio door to the furnished patio, ideal for alfresco living. The spacious living room has deep cushioned furnishings and is flooded with natural light, perfect for relaxing or planning your day with 'free' WIFI access; also with patio door access to the patio garden.
Upstairs to the bedrooms and bathrooms, full of space and light and with beautiful views; the master kingsize with substanial en-suite shower room; the other two bedrooms are double bedrooms and the house bathroom has a bth with shower attachemnt. Outside there is a delightful patio and use of the landscaped gardens. There is also a complimentary cot and highchair for you to use.
This imposing Lakeland holiday home near Lake Windermere provides a fantastic base for a holiday in the Lake District, or a sociable gathering, being ideally placed between Windermere village and Ambleside.
The A591 is the main route into the heart of the Lakes, leading from Windermere on to Ambleside, Rydal Water, historic Grasmere, then branching off to scenic areas such as the Langdale Valley and Coniston.
The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole is a must for all who visit, with fabulous grounds leading down to the lake shore and a wealth of activities for kids and adults, they have also built a new pier here, so you can enjoy Brockhole car free - check the website for event details.
Nearby Windermere is ideal for stocking up the kitchen; you'll find the Booths supermarket well-stocked with local produce and everyday essentials. The village also has a traditional butcher and several other local shops.
Ambleside is only a few minutes drive away; an attractive historic village with sophisticated shopping, tempting caf?s and acclaimed Lake District restaurants such as The Glass House. There are also two good cinemas in Ambleside - perfect for a rainy day.
Windermere Lake Cruises depart from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside, providing a car-free route to explore Bowness and Lakeside. No worries about parking!
Beautiful converted barn
Gas central heating
Bathroom with bath and shower attachment
En-suite shower room
Ground floor cloakroom/3rd wc/washbasin
Double electric oven
Fridge and freezer
Private patio with garden furniture
Use of landscaped gardens
Walking distance of National Park visiters centre and lake Windermere
Private parking for two plus visitors space