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House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Cow Byre is a stone built semi-detached cottage, attached to the owners' farmhouse in the pretty hamlet of Barra, five miles of Kirkby Stephen. This superb cottage sleeps two people and has one king-size four poster bed with en-suite bathroom. This delightful cottage also has an open plan living area with kitchen, a dining area, sitting area with French doors to patio area and a ground floor basin and WC. To the outside of this cottage there is off road parking for two cars, outside storage area for bikes and walking equipment, a patio with garden furniture and a small garden area. Cow Byre cottage is a wonderful holiday home for a romantic breakaway.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Wi-Fi available
Utilities Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1)
Other High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details

Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, wall-mounted flat screen TV with Freeview and built-in DVD player, CD/radio, WiFi, library of books and DVDs. Oil, electricity and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Extra fuel for woodburner available on an honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Off road parking for two cars. Outside storage area for bikes, walking equipment etc. Small garden area with patio, garden furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles. Note: The bedroom is accessed via an open plan staircase from the sitting area.

The Cumbria/Lake District

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Kirkby Stephen

Barras is a rural hamlet surrounded by farm meadows, pastures and fells. Five miles away is the market town of Kirkby Stephen, which offers shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes. The area around Barras is a walkers and cyclists haven, plus the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks are close by. Barras is a perfect base, at any time of year.

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Review 1-8 of 8

3 Mar 2014


"Perfect romantic cottage"

We recently spent a long weekend at the cow byre. We loved it from the welcome card, wine and chocolates to the home from home comforts. The cottage had everythig we needed and was surrounded by lovel… More

31 Jan 2014


"Romantic, perfectly planned out cottage"

From the wine, cookies and welcome card to the wonderful slippers and bathrobes it was clear that the owners really care about this property and the guests that stay there. Really great attention to d… More

24 Sep 2013


"Quirky but Exquisite"

It is easy to see why this cottage is popular for honeymoons. The bedroom is like the poshest room in the best hotel you could imagine. The whole cottage is very well equipped, though a little short… More

1 Jul 2013



I booked this for a weekend treat for my wife's birthday and have to say it was the best decision I made! It is simply incredible. The pictures do not do it justice and if you are looking for a p… More

12 May 2013


"Absolutely perfect!!!"

We stayed here for our 1st wedding anniversary in May and it has been beautiful! The photos of The Cow Byre are lovely but really didn't do it justice. We were amazed at how lovely it was is the … More

8 Jan 2013


"Absolutely charming"

This rental is fantastic -- it's everything the picture shows and more. The view from the windows is gorgeous -- rolling hills for miles. The bed is super comfy, and the amenities are all there… More

5 Jan 2012



Everything about our weekend was just perfect, the wine & biscuits on arrival, milk & eggs in the fridge & wood for the stove.The cottage was lovely from the four poster bed, with the views over the c… More

18 Aug 2011



Beautifull cottage, renovated with fantastic attention to detail. Owners left a welcome card, chocolates, wine, biscuits, eggs and milk. Wood burning stov] laid ready to light. Spotlessly clean bed l… More

Review 1-8 of 8

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  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:25 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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