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Cosy Converted Barn On The Edge Of The Lake District

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Barn in Ullock, Nr. Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Peaceful Location With Amazing Views

This converted barn is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, with fabulous views to both the front and rear of the property. It is within a 5 minutes drive of the Lake District national park. Cockermouth is a 10 min drive away where you will find a Sainsburys supermarket and other local shops and amenities. The family owned barn has been recently re-furnished and has a warm welcoming feel. We will accept up to 2 well behaved dogs. (we are unfortunately unable to provide Wi-fi due to lack of available equipment from BT)


Owner
Morag Bamber
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Morag Bamber

The Stevenson family have owned this barn for over 10 years. We previously used it as a family get away, now we want to share it with others. It has recently been re-furbished with a warm and welcoming feel.

Morag Bamber purchased this barn in 2004

Why Morag Bamber chose West Lakes & Cumbrian Coast

Its an ideal get-away in a tranquil location.

Amenities

Workington Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Downstairs the main bathroom has a large walk in shower cubicle with a rainfall shower head, large basin, wc, heated towel rail and underfloor heating. Upstairs there is a separate wc with wash basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , a cot is available
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms/sofa bed in lounge) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsized bed. Bedroom 2 has two single beds. Very comfortable large sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Check in from 3pm, Check out by 11am Non- smoking. Hilltop Barn has been furnished to a high standard with the holiday makers needs in mind. A car would be a essential. Nearest supermarket is in Cockermouth approx. 10 min drive away. Outside: Outside is a large garden overlooking the Solway Firth. Outdoor table and chairs, 2 sun loungers and rotary dryer. Utility Room: Within the utility room is a freezer, iron, ironing board and washer/dryer. Cleaning / Bed Linen /: The cottage is professionally cleaned once a week. We provide high quality bed linen, bath towels, tea towels and hand towels. Other: Leading off the living room is the conservatory which has a ceiling fan for hot summers days and a large leather corner sofa wonderful for looking out onto the garden and the fields beyond. We do not have internet, due to lack of BT line plant, so are unable to provide it.

Reviews

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Cosy Converted Barn On The Edge Of The Lake District
average rating of 4.7 based on 50 reviews
5

A lovely property in a quiet location with everything you need for a great holiday.

  • 5 of 5

The Barn was small but perfectly formed and tastefully decorated and the kitchens cupboards were well stocked with everything you need. The garden is pleasant and secure with a lovely seating area to enjoy an evening drink in the setting sun. The property is in a quiet rural community but everything you need is within a short drive away including a Starbucks which scored bonus points for me! It was great to be able to take our 2 springer spaniels and they enjoyed a couple of the complimentary biscuits, whilst I enjoyed the bubbly and chocolates. We would definately return and reccommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review, glad you and the dogs enjoyed the treats, hopefully you will return to Hilltop again in the future. Kind regards Morag
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5

The Lake District - stunning & Hill Top Barn offers excellent accomodation for dogs and their owners

  • 5 of 5

Hill Top Barn offered very comfortable accommodation in a small village close to Cockermouth at the north west of The Lake District. The barn was well equipped, clean with a secure garden which our 2 dogs loved although one took exception to the sheep grazing right by the fence.

Sadly the weather was not as good as we would have liked but we did get out every day. Particular good places for the dogs and their owners, St Bees Beach (lovely sandy beach), Keswick Lake side with walks through to Friars Crag and excellent coffee at the Café by the Lake. In Cockermouth a small café Wild Zucchinis Bistro which welcomes muddy paws in the conservatory and garden.

This was our third holiday in the Lakes and we enjoyed exploring Butternere, Elterwater, Ennerdale and Thirlmere. All have dog friendly pubs or café’s in the vicinity.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review I'm glad both of you and the dogs had a lovely stay at Hilltop. Wish we could have ordered better weather for you! Kind regards Morag
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5

A real gem of a find. Wonderful location and very relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

The property was well laid out and the conservatory really made the living room light and airy. The large landing gave it a great feeling of space. It is a wonderful cottage for those with dogs and is extremely pet friendly, the dogs did notice the biscuit jar on thr fridge. The bathroom felt luxurious with the underfloor heating. The garden had endless views over open farmland that stretched as far as the eye can see. The sheep enjoyed watching our white labrador in the garden as they thought he was one of them. Will definately be revisiting Hill Top Barn in the future. Thank you Morag for sharing this little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you coming to stay at Hilltop again. Regards Morag
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5

Rustic luxury

  • 5 of 5

My family (6yrs to 69yrs) had a wonderful stay in this beautiful barn. Our expectations of this little retreat were certainly met and exceeded. Absolutely everything seems to have been thought of. Right from the start the comfort of this place could be felt. Some welcome treats (for us and the dog) plus tea, coffee and milk.

Our first day, the only one to be enjoyed with sun, was spent in the garden. On the little patio set and loungers, where we could take in the beautiful countryside with a glass or two of wine.

After a comfortable nights sleep we awoke to rain, none stop. This however just meant we got to enjoy the cosiness of the property all the more. With plentiful amounts of cushions and blankets we snuggled up to play games (some our own, some from at the barn), watch the selection of dvds that were at our disposal and relax reading in the comfort of the conservatory.

We did venture out a couple of times and enjoyed Cockermouth very much with Supermarkets and little shops selling something that little bit different. The Brewers Fayre for a meal was very nice too.

We can't really find fault with this little treasure at all. Had the weather during our stay been better we would more than likely have enjoyed a bbq and if we were to make one small suggestion, it would be for a bigger bbq than the one that was there.

All in all 'Thank you for sharing your home with us'.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed stay despite the weather, and thank you for your kind review. We look forward to you coming back to Hilltop in the future. Morag
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5

Beautiful holiday

  • 5 of 5

Dear Morag,

I just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our holiday and stay at Hilltop Barn. The accommodation was perfect for our family and our 4 children enjoyed the stay thoroughly. The barn is well equipped and lovely furnished. The surroundings are so beautiful and serene, we just enjoyed seeing the endless green fields and the peaks. We managed 4 full days of great fun and adventures. The location of the barn was convenient and we managed to move around easily. Easy to get from Ullock to Keswick, Aira Force and Ullswater, Cockermouth.

We would hope to be able to return at some point in the future.

Roxana

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped and in a good place, not too far from Keswick and the coast. We all had a brilliant time, thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thanks for your kind review, glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you return to stay again. Regards Morag
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Map

Car: necessary

Distances:

M6 Junction Penrith - approx 45min drive

Cockermouth- approx. 15min drive

Keswick- approx. 30min drive

Workington- approx. 15min drive

Whitehaven (coast)- approx. 20min drive

Maryport (coast)- approx. 25min drive

Carlisle (shopping)- approx. 50min drive

Windermere- approx. 45min drive

Further Details:

See our own website for further info.

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Rates & Availability

Workington Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 6
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$918
 
 
Rate 2
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$656
 
 
Rate 5
Oct 21 2017 - Nov 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$721
 
 
Rate 1
Nov 11 2017 - Dec 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$590
 
 
Rate 7
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,049
 
 
Rate 1
Jan 7 2018 - Feb 10 2018
2 night minimum stay
$590
 
 
Rate 2
Feb 11 2018 - Feb 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
$656
 
 
Rate 1
Feb 18 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$590
 
 
Rate 3
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
$616
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $131.16

Check in 2pm...Check out 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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