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The Old Grainstore – Home 6533321 Barn

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

The Old Grainstore – Home 6533321

  • Barn
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

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Barn / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

The Old Grainstore is an eco-friendly luxury barn conversion, peacefully situated on a 'Farming for Wildlife' award winning working dairy farm, close to the North Lakeland Fells, near Wigton in the Northern Lake District in Cumbria.
The Old Grainstore is ideally situated to visit the Lake District, the Solway Coast, Carlisle, Hadrian`s Wall and the Scottish Borders.
This beautiful semi-detached holiday cottage boasts three bedrooms, including one with en-suite facilities. The large, spacious sitting room with a feature window overlooking the farmyard is an ideal place to sit and relax, and completing the accommodation is a fitted kitchen with dining area and a bathroom. This cottage near Wigton has been carefully converted from a former farm grainstore to provide beautiful accommodation with many interesting original features, including restored oak beams. An excellent farm cottage, an ideal base for family and friends.

Overview:
•Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms)
•Prices

The Old Grainstore is an eco-friendly luxury barn conversion, peacefully situated on a 'Farming for Wildlife' award winning working dairy farm, close to the North Lakeland Fells, near Wigton in the Northern Lake District in Cumbria.
The Old Grainstore is ideally situated to visit the Lake District, the Solway Coast, Carlisle, Hadrian`s Wall and the Scottish Borders.
This beautiful semi-detached holiday cottage boasts three bedrooms, including one with en-suite facilities. The large, spacious sitting room with a feature window overlooking the farmyard is an ideal place to sit and relax, and completing the accommodation is a fitted kitchen with dining area and a bathroom. This cottage near Wigton has been carefully converted from a former farm grainstore to provide beautiful accommodation with many interesting original features, including restored oak beams. An excellent farm cottage, an ideal base for family and friends.

Overview:
•Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms)
•Prices from £393 per week
•Short breaks available
•Note: The Old Grainstore and The Old Bothy can be rented together in order to accommodate 10 people.

The accommodation comprises:
•Three bedrooms with TV
•1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
•1 x double
•1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC.
•Ground floor basin and WC
•Kitchen with dining area
•Sitting room with woodburning stove

Facilities:
•Eco-friendly electric central heating with woodburning stove
•Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
•4 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD
•WiFi
•ipod docking station
•Fuel, power and starter pack for stove included in rent
•Bed linen and towels included in rent
•Travel cot and highchair on request
•Off road parking for 3 cars
•Patio with furniture
•Shared grassed picnic/play area
•Storage for cycles
•Sorry, no pets and no smoking
•Nearest shop 2.5 miles
•Nearest pub just half a mile
•Nearest restaurant just a quarter of a mile away

Location description from owner

The England region

Only three miles away is the historic market town of Wigton. Lord Melvyn Bragg was a native of Wigton, and used the town (called Thurston in some of his writings) and the surrounding area as the setting for his novels, which include A Time to Dance.

Close by, are the beautiful Caldbeck fells, with their gentle grass covered peaks of High Pike and Carrock. The area has a lovely selection of pubs, tearooms and shops, which are well worth a visit. As well as Caldbeck there are many small countryside villages such as Ireby, Uldale and Hesket Newmarket that have lots to offer.

The area has something for everyone, including the market town of Keswick, Lakes Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite, the Solway Coast, which is well-known for its golf courses and the town of Cockermouth, the birthplace of William Wordsworth, plus within driving distance is the cathedral city of Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish Borders. Red Hall Holiday Cottages are an ideal base for exploring the area.

The bustling market town of Cockermouth, the birthplace of Wordsworth, is just 20 minutes away and is renowned for its wealth of specialist shops, excellent pubs, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, Cockermouth also offers art galleries and the famous Wordsworth House.

The historic cathedral city of Carlisle is just a short drive away. Carlisle is a city steeped in history from the Roman frontier to the industrial age. Tullie House museum offers a fabulous insight into the history of the area and Carlisle Castle, home to the Normans when they invaded in 1066 is well worth a visit. It also offers a fantastic shopping experience, including the award winning `Lanes Shopping Centre`.

Keswick (18 miles away) has so much to offer, with its excellent choice of independent shops, bars and restaurants. There are a number of visitor attractions including Theatre by the Lake, Honister Slate Mine, Cumberland Pencil Museum and Mirehouse & Gardens. There really is no better location in the county when it comes to fell walking. You can enjoy a lake cruise or perhaps even hire a boat on Derwentwater. Whilst Whinlatter Forest is an ideal location for Mountain Biking trails and it also boasts GoApe!, the tree top adventure course. Keswick lies within the Northern Lakes, close to an array of fells including Skiddaw and Blencathra; and not forgetting the Lakes Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Crummock and Ullswater.

For nature lovers, there are over 30 nature reserves in Cumbria and the Lake District. The RSPB`s nearby Campfield Marsh is a wetlands paradise with panoramic views over the Solway Plain. The Watchtree Nature Reserve is just ten minutes drive away and has a range of habitats, and action plans for 32 species and habitats of conservation importance. Why not also visit the World famous Lake District Osprey Project viewpoints.

Only three miles away is the historic market town of Wigton. Lord Melvyn Bragg was a native of Wigton, and used the town (called Thurston in some of his writings) and the surrounding area as the setting for his novels, which include A Time to Dance.

Close by, are the beautiful Caldbeck fells, with their gentle grass covered peaks of High Pike and Carrock. The area has a lovely selection of pubs, tearooms and shops, which are well worth a visit. As well as Caldbeck there are many small countryside villages such as Ireby, Uldale and Hesket Newmarket that have lots to offer.

The area has something for everyone, including the market town of Keswick, Lakes Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite, the Solway Coast, which is well-known for its golf courses and the town of Cockermouth, the birthplace of William Wordsworth, plus within driving distance is the cathedral city of Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish Borders. Red Hall Holiday Cottages are an ideal base for exploring the area.

The bustling market town of Cockermouth, the birthplace of Wordsworth, is just 20 minutes away and is renowned for its wealth of specialist shops, excellent pubs, hotels, restaurants and entertainment, Cockermouth also offers art galleries and the famous Wordsworth House.

The historic cathedral city of Carlisle is just a short drive away. Carlisle is a city steeped in history from the Roman frontier to the industrial age. Tullie House museum offers a fabulous insight into the history of the area and Carlisle Castle, home to the Normans when they invaded in 1066 is well worth a visit. It also offers a fantastic shopping experience, including the award winning `Lanes Shopping Centre`.

Keswick (18 miles away) has so much to offer, with its excellent choice of independent shops, bars and restaurants. There are a number of visitor attractions including Theatre by the Lake, Honister Slate Mine, Cumberland Pencil Museum and Mirehouse & Gardens. There really is no better location in the county when it comes to fell walking. You can enjoy a lake cruise or perhaps even hire a boat on Derwentwater. Whilst Whinlatter Forest is an ideal location for Mountain Biking trails and it also boasts GoApe!, the tree top adventure course. Keswick lies within the Northern Lakes, close to an array of fells including Skiddaw and Blencathra; and not forgetting the Lakes Derwentwater, Bassenthwaite, Crummock and Ullswater.

For nature lovers, there are over 30 nature reserves in Cumbria and the Lake District. The RSPB`s nearby Campfield Marsh is a wetlands paradise with panoramic views over the Solway Plain. The Watchtree Nature Reserve is just ten minutes drive away and has a range of habitats, and action plans for 32 species and habitats of conservation importance. Why not also visit the World famous Lake District Osprey Project viewpoints which are staffed from April 2013.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds, 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Joanne B.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
10 May 2017
Years listed:
2
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Barn has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 22 Jun 2015. Located in Wigton, it has 2 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £358 to £879.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 10 May 2017.

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