Croft House Barn
Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Croft House Barn is a family holiday property containing many personal items and offering a homely feel.
The ground floor has three bedrooms, 2 of which have a double and single bed, and the other a beautiful brass 4 poster bed. There is a bathroom, shower room and two WCs.
The upper floor is an oak beamed open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen with a separate single bedroom. Balconies at either end could provide additional sleeping space.
A rear terrace and garden give beautiful views over the Derwent valley, fells and Skiddaw mountain.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Cumbria/Lake District
The Lake District offers walks in abundance, stunning scenery at any time of year and a huge number of tourist attractions within easy reach.
For walkers/ cyclists, we are close to the lakes of Ennerdale Water, Loweswater and Crummock and the associated mountains. Buttermere, Wastwater and Bassenthwaite are also within easy reach.
For those wishing to sightsee, there are numerous places of interest, too many to mention here. 5 minutes drive away is the Market town of Cockermouth-birthplace of the poet William Wordsworth which is well worth a visit. Travel south to Muncaster Castle and the 'Laal Ratty' (a minature steam train which takes passengers through the Eskdale Valley)- both an excellent day out for families with children of any age. On the coast, there are the towns of Whitehaven and Maryport, both important ports in Georgian/Victorian times and host to interesting attractions such as The Beacon and an Aquarium.
The beautiful market town of Cockermouth, birthplace of Wordsworth has a large a varied choice of eateries including pubs and restaurants.
Tours of the Jennings brewery are available and a visit to the Toy museum is a must for children of all ages.
Serious walkers/hikers will enjoy the peaks of Great Gable and ScaFell Pike, whilst those wishing to take in the countryside in a less strenuous way can enjoy walks around the local lakes of Derwent Water and Basenthwaite Lake and through the forest parks of Whinlatter and Dodd Wood (near Bassethwaite).
The solway coast is close by- we have some fantastic beaches in Cumbria and good conditions for surfing too.
There are numerous things for families to see and do- in fine or wet weather since the climate does tend to be quite unpredictable !
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24 Jun 2014
"Excellent across the board"
I cannot recommend Croft House Barn enough. As a large group of twelve adults, we were pleasantly surprised to find that there was more than enough room to sleep us all comfortably. The excellent ope… More
14 Jun 2014
"beautiful place to spend a holiday"
Had the most amazing time ever..... The cottage was cosy comfortable and very clean..... The booking procedure was very simple and straightforward. Any one who would book an holiday at the "Croft… More
9 Jun 2014
We stayed in this barn as a large group of friends, it suited all our needs. Clean, well equipped, loads of space, lovely barbeque area at the back. It was a really exciting house with plenty of nooks… More
29 May 2014
"Excellent peaceful location, fantastic views."
Great location in a peaceful hamlet near Cockermouth. Great for the coast, the hills, mountain biking, walking and general sightseeing. Flexible accommodation for a large group, fantastic views and an… More
26 Feb 2014
"Perfect House for Family Weekend"
We booked Croft House Barn for our mum's 70th birthday, as we needed a large house to accomodate 8 adults, 7 children and a large dog and we were not disapointed in our choice.It is very clean a… More
28 May 2012
"Comfortable accommodation in perfectly peaceful surroundings"
My family and I stayed at Croft House Barn for a long weekend. The barn was clean, warm and comfortable with plenty space for all 9 of us and our dogs. The surrounding countryside was beautiful and we never tired of just sitting on the patio taking it all in. We are already discussing re-booking in the near future.
16 May 2012
"space and relaxation"
croft house barn is a fantastic place in a beautiful location. We had a long weekend with a group of friends, all the children loved it, there was plenty of space, and the Northern Lakes very easily accessed.
23 Mar 2012
"Probably the best Lakes holiday cottage we've stayed in..."
...and we've stayed in a lot. This is a proper family holiday house with loads of books, games, and owls, and it felt like home after about five minutes. The house manages to be both cosy and enormous enough for children to play without disturbing the grown ups or messing up the bedrooms. Located close to our favourite bits of the Lakes (Keswick, Borrowdale, St Bees) but away from the holiday traffic. Cockermouth is only a few minutes away for shopping etc. and there are nice short walks around the village for smaller children/tired parents. Can't wait to go back.
22 Feb 2012
"Comfortable home from home with spectacular view"
My family has been to Croft House Barn on several occasions over the years, sometimes solo and sometimes part of a larger group. The Barn is very much a family home with the individuality of the owner… More
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