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A Quirky, Modern Converted Barn In A Rural Setting With Easy Access To Kendal

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Sleeps 2, Bedroom 1, Bathroom 1

This recently converted, 2014, Farm building has a modern, architect design with an abundance of natural light opening up to a large patio area at the rear of the property. Paddle stairs access the open plan glass balcony bedroom (see photos). It is set amongst a small collection are converted farm buildings ( non working farm) and benefits from a quiet room rural location whilst being less than 10 minutes drive from the centre of Kendal with its numerous shops, pubs and restaurants. Visit the Brewery Arts Centre one of the leading arts centres in the UK, presenting an all year round program of exciting and diverse, top quality events, performances and exhibitions in all art forms.

The property is surrounded by picturesque countryside making for a perfect place for a relaxing holiday. There are beautiful circular footpath walks from the front door with excellent panoramic views, whilst for the more energetic the challenge of the Lake District with its many wonderful attractions are within a short drive including the Beatrice Potter exhibition aquarium of the lakes and cruises on Lake Windermere. Leaflets are provided in the property giving details of over 40 activities in the area. A pub with restaurant is situated at the end of the road within easy walking distance ( approx. half a mile) should visitors wish to avoid cooking.

Facilities include a modern well equipped kitchen with cooker, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer available. The open plan lounge area boasts a TV with free Wi a selection of DVDs.

There is secure garaged parking for one vehicle (height limit 7ft/2.1 metres) with ample space for bike storage. NB PADDLE STAIRS (NB not suitable for children or those with limited mobility, please check photo) lead up to open plan glass balcony bedroom with one double and one single bed size bedding and towels are provided.

Short breaks are possible. A small welcome pack is left for each guest to help your day begin well.

More Details

Property Manager
The Owner/ Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

About The Owner/ Property Manager

We have lived and raised our 3 children in the South Lakeland area over the last 24 years. Keen on a number of outdoor activities, we still spend most of our spare time cycling and walking in this area. Happy to share this knowledge with guests.

Why The Owner/ Property Manager chose Kendal & South Lakes

Quirky modern barn conversion in quiet rural location yet within easy driving distance from Kendal town centre, entertainment, restaurants, cinema and both Lake District & Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

What makes this barn unique

Quiet rural location, modern building, spacious and light with large gravel and grassed area in a secluded setting.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Kendal in South Lakeland District

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Open Plan Glass Balcony Access Via Paddle Stairs (see photo) Will take a third person if required but please advise owners before booking
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

A Quirky, Modern Converted Barn In A Rural Setting With Easy Access To Kendal
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
Newcastle upon Tyne

Had A Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Me and my fiancé stayed here for 4 nights. We had the most wonderful time, the cottage was lovely and very relaxing. Everything we could have wanted and more. There are plenty of things to do around the area. Can't wait to come back in December.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ann Arbor

As advertised, actually better!

  • 5 of 5

Convenient to both the Lakes District and the Yorkshire Dales. Peaceful and quiet enough. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The steps to the upstairs sleeping area are steep (I guess that is the most quirky part) but manageable. Bathroom is fine but bring your own bar soap--it is self-catering. The washer/dryer was a godsend. Internet is solid, TV not so much (at least for our stay). Getting around Kendal by car is a challenge. If you are looking for a nearby place for dinner, try Romney's to avoid the city traffic scheme. We also had a nice meal at the Jintana Thai restaurant. The owners will provide you with good instructions to find the driveway, which otherwise is easy to miss. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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United Kingdom

Lovely house and beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the property, the house was stunning and very well equipped had everything we needed for our 3 night break. We loved the view from the property absolutely stunning. Easy access to the heart of the lakes. Jennifer and Howard came over to say hello and left some cake for us which was a lovely touch. Would definitely recommend the property to friends and family and we would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Good base for exploring with some lovely views

  • 4 of 5

We arrived on a glorious sunny day, though sadly the weather didn't hold out for our week. However, there was plenty close by to keep us occupied despite the rain - Sizergh Castle the closest choice. Actually finding the property was a little tricky as the grass at the top of the track had grown over the name sign!

The property suited our needs (two adults) well. The kitchen was light and airy and the cooker worked well (very quick hob). There was a bit of a random selection of pots and pans, but enough to be useful, and plenty of utensils. Dishwasher was good to have, though better to put it on before heading out for the day as the open-plan nature of the property meant it was fairly noisy to have on at night. Bring all cooking basics as only salt & pepper provided (supermarkets in Kendal not far away). The seating and dining area was comfortable and the glass doors look over to beautiful rolling hills, and there's plenty of birds to watch in the garden. Bathroom (shower, loo, sink) was compact but fine.

Upstairs the bed was comfy (duvet a bit warmer than we needed) and nice to have another seating area and view. The stairs quite frankly scared the life out of me! I've never come across paddle stairs before, and hope not to again. You really have to pay attention to what you're doing!

Over all the property was modern and nice, clean and simple, and in a good location to explore the Lake District from.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful property in a lovely rural location but only a short drive from kendal centre

  • 5 of 5

property was everything you could ask for and more! can't wait to go again

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful,cosy well equipped little hide away.

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous little hide away!! We stayed at Orchard Nook for a long weekend and it was absolutely perfect. The place is small but very well thought out, spotlessly clean and comfortable. We wanted peace and quiet which we got but kendal was only minutes away and had everything. We can't wait to return, thanks Howard and Jenifer for a fabulous stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Station Inn Pub Oxenholme
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Oxenholme Driving Range
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Oxenholme Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
M6 Junction 37
Nearest Restaurant
2.7 Miles
Kendal Town Centre


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Kendal, Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 7
26 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 9
5 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas 17
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 10
2 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15

Other periods of stay may be possible. Please contact the owners for help with this. We will do our best to accommodate your requirements.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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