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The Barn Offers A Peaceful Setting & is Very Accessible For The Lakes

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

The Barn Has Been Described As 'The Best Equiped Place I Have Ever Stayed In'

The Barn at Andrew House offers self-catering accommodation of a very high standard at Stainton. An ideal location for exploring the Lake District, Eden and north Cumbria. Just one field away from the Lake District National Park while only 5 minutes’ drive from the M6 and Penrith. Secluded position and surrounded by open spaces with views to the mountains and a hay meadow beyond the beautiful garden. The Barn is a recent addition as it was previously a private home but shares parking and gardens with Andrew House and the Cottage. Ideal for a family of four or for two couples, the accommodation is recently upgraded and redecorated.

Since opening up Andrew House Barn in summer 2014, we’ve had plenty of delighted customers who’ve appreciated the extra space and accessibility of the property as well as the secluded location and great outdoor spaces.

The Barn is a recent addition as it was previously a private home but shares parking and gardens with Andrew House and the Cottage. Ideal for a family of four or for two couples, the accommodation is recently upgraded and redecorated.

◾Modern kitchen with breakfast bar

◾Traditional lounge with dining area for four people

◾Open fire and fuel provided

◾Utility room with plenty of space for walking boots,

waterproofs and outdoor paraphernalia

◾Additional outhouse storage for bikes and canoes

◾One twin and one double bedroom, both with lovely views

and plenty of storage

◾Shared wet room on the first floor

◾Door opens on to paved area and gardens plus hay

meadow and wooded areas at the back.

Since opening up Andrew House Barn in summer 2014, we’ve had plenty of delighted customers who’ve appreciated the extra space and accessibility of the property as well as the secluded location and great outdoor spaces.

“The Barn at Andrew House is a home from home property with everything you could ever need for a peaceful and relaxing break. The Barn is comfortable, warm and equipped to excellent standards. John and Tina were so welcoming and allowed us to treat the property as our own. The area is quiet, peaceful and so relaxing – we enjoyed sitting watching the numerous birds that visited the garden daily. Ideal for visiting Ullswater and other areas of the Lake District and local walks can be taken from the property itself. A week wasn’t long enough and we will certainly be returning very soon.”

More Details

Property Manager
John & Tina Brown
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About John & Tina Brown

John and Tina Brown have lived in Andrew House in the Eden district of Cumbria, just outside the Lake District National Park, since 1995.

“We refurbished part of the main house as the Cottage in 1997,” explains Tina, “and it’s proved popular with couples of all ages, especially anyone seeking a peaceful spot away from the honeypots of the Lake District but still only a short distance from the fells. We created the Barn in 2014 as family-sized self-catering accommodation and it also backs on to our very own hay meadow.”

◾The Cottage sleeps 2 in one double bedroom.

◾The Barn sleeps 4 in two bedrooms, one a double and one a twin.

◾Both properties have great views and overlook beautiful gardens.

◾Plenty of parking as well as storage for bikes and canoes.

◾Quiet and secluded, Andrew House is just one field away from the Lake District National Park.

◾Easy access to the M6 and A66 mean that Stainton is an easy drive to all of northern and western Cumbria, including Carlisle and Hadrian’s Wall, and into the Lake District.

We love where we live – our home, the gardens, the village of Stainton and the surrounding landscape. And we enjoy helping our visitors to make the most of the area and to find their own perfect holiday.

John & Tina Brown purchased this barn in 2013

Amenities

Penrith Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , This is a downstairs bathroom with toilet and hand basin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both bedrooms are attractive and equipped to a high standard. There is a bedroom with a double bed and one with twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
5

Very comfortable, well euipped, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and well equipped accomodation. Beautiful and serene surroundings. Conveniently situated for Penrith and the National Park. John and Tina were wonderful hosts - we felt very much at home.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Evelyn - thank you so much for your kind words are very much appreciated
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5

Peaceful and local

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at this peaceful and idyllic location. Lots of beautiful walks in the area, a good local pub and a great basis for exploring Lake District. John and Tina were fantastic hosts, helpful and friendly. We will certainly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Louise - just a brief note to thank you very much for your kind review. It was a real pleasure having you and your family to stay. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday after you left us. John & Tina
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5

Superb place . Extremely peaceful . Full of birds. Great hosts.

  • 5 of 5

The Barn at Andrew House was one of our best holiday stays. Impeccably maintained . The highlight is the back of the barn which opens out into an open air sit-out and further onto a large around an acre of grass. The mornings are wonderful with the cacophony of birds of almost around 15 varieties I spotted. Rabbits can be seen as well as pheasants. Is centrally located in Stainton village. Berrier is closeby if you like to do Gyroplane rides at Roger's place. ( recommended) .

The Ullswater lake is near Penrith a short drive from Stainton.

The Barn is ideal for a family of 4.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Nothing but praise for this excellent accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a two week stay at the Barn and have nothing but praise for this very spacious, comfortable and well-equipped accomodation; a perfect location for access to the Lakes. Friendly and helpful hosts in John and Tina who made us feel very welcome. Excellent communication during the planning of our visit which was very useful. Plus, a local pub with tasty food and friendly staff a short walk away. A memorable holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a real pleasure having you to stay. Thank you very much for your kind comments
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5

Beautiful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week, felt at home here straight away. With all the walking/cycling we did while we were here it was so lovely to have a comfortable peaceful place to call home for the week. Sitting in the garden with a glass of wine after a days walking was just bliss! The house has everything you could think of, one of the best equipped we've ever stayed in...I hope we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments we do try very hard to maintain the highest possible standard in comfort and homeliness and it is great that you had such a good time. John & Tina
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Beautiful surroundings, peaceful homely feeling

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week, felt at home here straight away. With all the walking/cycling we did while we were here it was so lovely to have a comfortable peaceful place to call home for the week. Sitting in the garden with a glass of wine after a days walking was just bliss! The house has everything you could think of, one of the best equipped we've ever stayed in...I hope we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Than you very much for your kind comments. It is great that you enjoyed your time here so much. We are always happy to provide secure storage for bikes.
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Kings Arms, Stainton
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Penrith
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
M6
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Brantwood Hotel
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Penrith Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$154
$811
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$154
$702
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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