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A Quirky, Modern Converted Barn In A Rural Setting With Easy Access To Kendal

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 2, Bedroom 1, Bathroom 1

This recently converted, 2014, Farm building has a modern, architect design with an abundance of natural light opening up to a large patio area at the rear of the property. Paddle stairs access the open plan glass balcony bedroom (see photos). It is set amongst a small collection are converted farm buildings ( non working farm) and benefits from a quiet room rural location whilst being less than 10 minutes drive from the centre of Kendal with its numerous shops, pubs and restaurants. Visit the Brewery Arts Centre one of the leading arts centres in the UK, presenting an all year round program of exciting and diverse, top quality events, performances and exhibitions in all art forms.

The property is surrounded by picturesque countryside making for a perfect place for a relaxing holiday. There are beautiful circular footpath walks from the front door with excellent panoramic views, whilst for the more energetic the challenge of the Lake District with its many wonderful attractions are within a short drive including the Beatrice Potter exhibition aquarium of the lakes and cruises on Lake Windermere. Leaflets are provided in the property giving details of over 40 activities in the area. A pub with restaurant is situated at the end of the road within easy walking distance ( approx. half a mile) should visitors wish to avoid cooking.

Facilities include a modern well equipped kitchen with cooker, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer available. The open plan lounge area boasts a TV with free Wi a selection of DVDs.

There is secure garaged parking for one vehicle (height limit 7ft/2.1 metres) with ample space for bike storage. NB PADDLE STAIRS (NB not suitable for children or those with limited mobility, please check photo) lead up to open plan glass balcony bedroom with one double and one single bed size bedding and towels are provided.

Short breaks are possible. A small welcome pack is left for each guest to help your day begin well.

More Details

Property Manager
The Owner/ Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About The Owner/ Property Manager

We have lived and raised our 3 children in the South Lakeland area over the last 24 years. Keen on a number of outdoor activities, we still spend most of our spare time cycling and walking in this area. Happy to share this knowledge with guests.

Why The Owner/ Property Manager chose Kendal & South Lakes

Quirky modern barn conversion in quiet rural location yet within easy driving distance from Kendal town centre, entertainment, restaurants, cinema and both Lake District & Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

What makes this barn unique

Quiet rural location, modern building, spacious and light with large gravel and grassed area in a secluded setting.

Amenities

Kendal Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Open Plan Glass Balcony Access Via Paddle Stairs (see photo) Will take a third person if required but please advise owners before booking
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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A Quirky, Modern Converted Barn In A Rural Setting With Easy Access To Kendal
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews
5

Lovely place to stay if you are considering a visit to the Lake District!!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely converted modern mixed with old barn, light and airy perfect for a short or longer stay in the Lakes with everything you need for self catering. Fully equipped kitchen, comfy bed, internet access and tv fine & a stunning garden, you can sit in the lounge and chill looking out to this. Close to Kendal 5 min drive, 25 min to visit lake Windemere and an hour to Keswick. Large supermarkets near by for food & local pub a short drive away. Perfect location for us. Jennifer the owner popped over to check we were ok, which was a nice! Only thing missing that would have been useful was a bedside lamp for reading at night! Other than that, It's a perfect snug for a couple to stay in! Thank you Jennifer and Howard we will be back in future and will certainly recommended! Rebecca & Richard

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property. Perfectly located, would thoroughly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice quiet setting and handy to both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable accommodation with all the amenities. Very clean and modern with lots of natural light. Would definitely return on our next visit. Two thumbs up.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Orchard Nook. A beautiful, clean and modern little cottage with everything you could need. A great location not far from Windermere. It was a lovely place to come back to and relax after a busy day at the lakes. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to anyone visiting the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Newcastle upon Tyne
5

Had A Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Me and my fiancé stayed here for 4 nights. We had the most wonderful time, the cottage was lovely and very relaxing. Everything we could have wanted and more. There are plenty of things to do around the area. Can't wait to come back in December.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ann Arbor
5

As advertised, actually better!

  • 5 of 5

Convenient to both the Lakes District and the Yorkshire Dales. Peaceful and quiet enough. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The steps to the upstairs sleeping area are steep (I guess that is the most quirky part) but manageable. Bathroom is fine but bring your own bar soap--it is self-catering. The washer/dryer was a godsend. Internet is solid, TV not so much (at least for our stay). Getting around Kendal by car is a challenge. If you are looking for a nearby place for dinner, try Romney's to avoid the city traffic scheme. We also had a nice meal at the Jintana Thai restaurant. The owners will provide you with good instructions to find the driveway, which otherwise is easy to miss. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Station Inn Pub Oxenholme
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Oxenholme Driving Range
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Oxenholme Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
M6 Junction 37
Nearest Restaurant
2.7 Miles
Kendal Town Centre

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $19.78

Other periods of stay may be possible. Please contact the owners for help with this. We will do our best to accommodate your requirements.

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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