Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Bower Bank EcoBarn is situated amidst the outstanding natural beauty in the sleepy hamlet of Gawthrop, just one mile from Dent. The barn has been converted into a stunning home accommodating up to 10 people.
It is beautifully presented with internal stone features and beamed ceilings, eco-friendly thanks to the ground source heat pump, which provides the heating and hot water. Rainwater is diverted into underground tanks and used for flushing the toilets in all 4 EcoBarn WC's. Sheep's wool has been used to insulate the building.
There is a terrace to the front of the building, to the rear a paved area and barbeque and your very own woodland garden where there is an abundance of wildlife ranging from kestrels to rabbits and wandering red deer if you rise early enough.
Inside you will discover an open plan lounge and dinning area, with high beamed ceilings, large comfortable sofas with a wood burning stove, an antique dining table with up to 10 place settings, a flat screen TV and DVD player, a selection of books, DVDs, and even a dressing up box for the children.
The kitchen units were handmade from recycled church pews built around a Belfast sink. There is a double oven cooker, fridge/freezer, toaster. A service laundry wash is available for the nominal charge of £6 per load including drying.
Down 6 stone steps from the lounge leading to two bedrooms, one double bedroom, en -suite shower with hand basin WC, plus an additional separate WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom 2, has 2 oversized bunk beds.
Upstairs from the lounge are 7 stone steps leading to bedroom 3 which has 3 pairs of adult sized bunk beds, again there is an en-suite shower room with WC and wash hand basin plus an additional separate WC and basin.
Bed linen, heat and light are included, towel hire is £3 per person per week.
Private parking for up to 3 cars.
Pets are welcome at £30 per pet per week but must be kept on lead when outside the EcoBarn.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arnside 36 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 88 km, Nearest railway: Dent & Oxenholme The Lake District 24 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, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (9), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Cumbria/Lake District
Dentdale offers a tranquil base to tour both The Yorkshire Dales & Lake District National Parks. Just 10 miles from Junction 37 of the M6, although you would never know as you cruise over Barth Bridge with Comb Scar above.
The cobbled centre of Dent village, with it's whitewashed cottages real ale pubs & tea shops/cafes is less than 25 miles from Windermere & The Lakes.
Dent has England's highest railway station at over 1000ft up on the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, offering a daily scheduled service to Carlisle & Leeds. There are also regular steam hauled trains that power up the steep gradients, through the nearby Blea Moor tunnel & over Dent Head & Arten Gill viaducts.
Located in The Western Dales area of The Yorkshire Dales National Park, Dentdale is a very special place to come & stay.
A tranquil haven, Dentdale is 10 miles long, with the high fells including Whernside, Aye Gill Pike & Great Combe dominating the skyline, with The Howgill fells & Lakeland peaks to the west.
2 real ale pubs in Dent , both serve food until 8.30pm, 2 tea shops/cafes & a village store that is also the post office on Tuesday & Thursday morning. The Heritage Centre, (museum of local history) artist's studio & village store.
Great walks & cycle routes, low & high level, sea views out in to Morecambe Bay from the top of Crag Hill. Lazy walks along the banks of the River Dee & The Dales Way.