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The Barn at Walker Ground Manor - Self Catering - Sleeps 4

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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***New Year week available 7 nights commencing Friday 28th Dec 2018*** Autumn/Winter Short Breaks now available - 3 night min stay. Visit England ★★★★ Award This converted traditional Lakeland stone barn is situated in a picturesque rural location at the end of a small lane and next to the bridle path to Grizedale Forrest. It is only a 5 minute walk into the village of Hawkshead, which is a pleasant walk either down the lane, or across the field and through the churchyard. Hawkshead is a beautiful village of historical interest. It has a small supermarket, newsagents and post office and a section of independent shops. Milk and other local fresh produce can be delivered daily. There are also four Pubs in the village all serving food as well as a selection of cafes. The Barn is comfortab...***New Year week available 7 nights commencing Friday 28th Dec 2018*** Autumn/Winter Short Breaks now available - 3 night min stay. Visit England ★★★★ Award This converted traditional Lakeland stone barn is situated in a picturesque rural location at the end of a small lane and next to the bridle path to Grizedale Forrest. It is only a 5 minute walk into the village of Hawkshead, which is a pleasant walk either down the lane, or across the field and through the churchyard. Hawkshead is a beautiful village of historical interest. It has a small supermarket, newsagents and post office and a section of independent shops. Milk and other local fresh produce can be delivered daily. There are also four Pubs in the village all serving food as well as a selection of cafes. The Barn is comfortably furnished and well equipped to ensure a ‘home from home’ with everything you need to enjoy your self catering experience. The views from the large front bedroom are stunning. There are many beautiful walks from the door and direct cycle access to the numerous mountain biking trails in Grizedale Forest. Nearby Esthwaite Water also offers fishing and there are many interesting places to visit including Beatrix Potter’s home Hill Top & The Gallery. Ambleside, Coniston,Windermere & Bowness are just a short drive or ferry ride away. Accommodation: Front Entrance opens into an open plan living area. Kitchen/Lounge Fitted Kitchen (2016) with Oak doors and Lakeland Slate worktop. Electric Oven, Dishwasher, Fridge Freezer, Microwave. Dining Table & Chairs. Comfortable settees. 14’ x 11’ 2” (155 sq ft) From Kitchen/Lounge door head up 3 steps to the Inner Hallway Inner hall with Washing Machine, storage area and staircase to 1st floor. Bathroom on the Ground Floor (2015) with large P shaped bath with shower, Wash basin and WC. 8x 8′(64sqft) Stairs up to two bedrooms, both having vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. The Master bedroom, is a large room with feature window and fantastic views towards Latterbarrow, Super King sized Bed there is also a sitting area with sofa, & TV 17’ x 11 (192 sq ft) The Twin Bedroom has pine furniture and has views across the fields. 10’6 x 10’2 (106 sq ft) There is also a separate WC and Washbasin on this floor. Pets : We accept a well behaved dog by prior agreement, subject to conditions. Towels and Bedlinen are provided. Outside: Room to sit outside with garden table and chairs provided, guests may also use the B&B garden (please note children must be supervised at all times) as we have a fast running beck. Parking onsite and Cycle storage.More
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About the Owner
Susan H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2018
Interaction with guests
The Barn is next to our home and B&B Walker Ground Manor, so we are on hand if you need anything during your stay with us. Parking is in the B&B car park and we look forward to welcoming you. Please ensure our property meets your requirements before booking. If you require an access statement or further information on The Barn or the local area, please don't hesitate to contact us.
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed for a week as a family of four. Owners are kind and friendly. The accommodation is spacious and finished to a high standard. It's a quiet and peaceful but not isolated location (within 5 minutes walk of hawkeshead village and grizedale Forest). There's so...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Walker ground manor barn is a wonderful holiday cottage, very characterful and comfortable, beautifully furnished, and the views from the bedroom windows are simply lovely. It is perfectly positioned just on the edge of the village, with footpaths in many directions straight from the door,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Extraordinary790212
Management response:Responded 19 July 2018

Dear Yvonne & Darren We are so very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our Barn. Thank you for taking the time to post this review, your generous comments are much appreciated. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Barn is in a stunning location up a quiet lane yet only a few mins walk to pubs and shops in the centre of Hawkshead. We didn't use the car much at all during our stay as there were so many lovely walks and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank JAlice27
Management response:Responded 19 June 2018

Dear Peter Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we are so pleased you had a great time in The Barn and we look forward to seeing you again next May. Kindest regards to you all Sue

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Hawkshead is a sublime little village in the Lake District, surrounded by wonderful walks and short driving distance from some of the big hikes (Old Man of Coniston) and more touristy/busy drawcords of the Lakes (e.g. Keswick). We parked the car and barely used it....More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Kim W
Management response:Responded 18 June 2018

Dear Kim Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Barn. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Kindest...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
The Barn is in a great location for walking and mountain biking as there are many walks & trails straight from the door, including access to Grizedale Forest, Coniston, Ambleside, The Langdales, Grasmere and Lake Windermere are all within easy reach by road. Also a short ferry ride across the Lake is a pleasurable alternative route to Bowness. Whilst located up a quite lane in a peaceful and beautiful location, The Barn is within 6 mins walk of the village centre where there are 4 pubs all serving food 7 days a week.As well as a number of small cafes a local small grocery store, Chemist, Post Office and a selection of small independent shops including an Ice Cream shop!
Getting around
From The Barn. A good pair of walking boots are all you need to explore this fabulous area as there are many lovely walks straight from the door. If you peddle two wheels then there are lots of mountain bike trails accessible. Drive four wheels and the whole of this beautiful national park is yours to explore.
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