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Quality Barn Conversion Sleeps Up To 6 between Ullswater & Haweswater. Free WiFi

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Barn in Bampton, Nr. Ullswater, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Peaceful Location, Pub And Cafe Within Short Walk, Between Lakes Haweswater And Ullswater

Blessed with a tranquil setting on the corner of an ancient cobblestone courtyard Goosemire is a traditional Lakeland stone barn conversion, on the edge of Bampton. The inside is dominated by old architecture in the form of exposed knurled crook roof beams, trusses and combed ceilings. Destinctive hallway with exposed Lakeland stone walls leads to the beautifully presented living room which retains many original features, a magnificent inglenook fireplace wrapped around a multi fuel stove, beamed ceiling and deep window recesses. The open plan kitchen/dining area is a chiefs delight, with patio doors leading to the enclosed private garden, with scenic views over the Lowther Valley. Three beautifully presented bedrooms and bathroom complete this delightful dwelling. Mardale Inn is only a short stroll away. Haweswater nature reserve is nearby, and Pooley Bridge and Ullswater are only 4 1/2 miles away. Free Wifi

Property Manager
Martin Wardle - Goosemire Cottages
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017

About Martin Wardle - Goosemire Cottages

Goosemire Cottages is a small family run agency offering 40 Lake District Cottages and self catering apartments in various locations throughout the Lake District, Eden Valley and South Lakes Peninsula. I have been the proprietor of the business for over 15 years. I know all the cottages and apartments personally and have visited them on numerous occasions. If you have any questions regarding the properties or the area please feel free to ask.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Previous review from 2014 shows there being no wifi, it has since been installed. Mobile signal is still very patchy depending on network but you can usually get a signal in the courtyard.
Jun 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Penrith in Eden District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bath overhead shower and WC Ensuite shower and WC to bedroom 1.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 kingsize (option to have made up as a twin) ensuite shower 1 double 1 twin
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Bedrooms (3): 1 Kingsize ensuite (can be made up as a Twin) 1 Double, 1 twin * Bedlinen * Upstairs Bath/overhead shower/WC * Downstairs W/C & basin * night storage heaters * multi-fuel stove * Fuel/Elect incl. * Elect cooker * Microwave * Fridge * Freezer * Washing machine * Dryer * Dishwasher * Colour TV * Video * CD/Stereo * No children under 4 * No Pets * No Smoking * Parking for 2 cars * Enclosed garden * Secure storage for bikes * Good pub nearby * Towels to hire at extra charge * VE 4 Star Outside: Enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. Views of fells in distance. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedding is included, guests just need to bring their own towels. Other: Summer room that overlooks the garden.


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Quality Barn Conversion Sleeps Up To 6 between Ullswater & Haweswater. Free WiFi
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Great retreat

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Myself and my husband stated at the barn with our daughter and the grandparents. This was a lovely barn with a lot of original features, the twin room was where my daughter stayed which has a beam running straight through the room - she loved it! There is plenty of room in the barn a lovely garden and beautifully located not too far from Ullswater which was where we went one day to explore Aira Force - a must see!

The multi fuel stove took a bit of getting used too, initially it didn't get very hot and since it heats the upstairs of the barn we thought this may be a problem. As it was, the weather was very mild and the key we discovered was to completely clear it of ash and then get it going. We found the location perfect, myself and my husband are complete slaves to our technology and here there was no phone signal or wi-if which was absolute bliss! Also if you love walking and stunning views then go up the road leading upwards directly opposite the entrance to the track to the barn. We didn't quite make it all the way to the top, but the views from where we did get to were absolutely stunning in every direction, our daughter loved running around, jumping off the heather and playing hide and seek, it is definitely worth an hour out of anyone's stay if going to the barn. We will definitely be looking at coming back to Bampton, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Liz Thanks for the great review and glad you enjoyed the cottage and area its always nice to get positive feedback. Kind regards Martin
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Nearest train station is Penrith 9 miles away.


Haweswater lake - 3 miles

Pooley Bridge and Lake Ullswater - 4 1/2 miles

Keswick - 20 miles

Windermere - 28 miles

Penrith - 9 miles

Eden Valley - 9 miles

Further Details:

Pub, cafe and village shop within a few minutes walk.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Penrith, Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Band 10
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Band 11
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please phone us to book your holiday.

You will be asked to give a debit or credit card number to secure the

Bookings more than 8 weeks to your holiday:


(Balance due 8 weeks before your holiday)

Bookings within 8 weeks of your holiday:


Changeover Day:
Saturday however depending on bookings we can sometimes be flexible and also offer short breaks, therefore it is best to contact us with your requirements.

Please ignore Owners Direct pro-rata rates as this is not how our break prices are calculated as there are fixed costs like laundry, cleaning, heating etc which have to be covered. Ive asked them to remove the pro-rata pricing as it’s misleading but so far got nowhere with them.
Our out of season short break rates are calculated at 65% of weekly rent for up to 3 nights stay. 75%= 4 nights, 85%= 5 nights, 95% = 6 nights. For school holiday weeks our minimum rate is 80% of weekly rental for up to 4 nights stay, 90% for 5 nights stay and 95% for 6 nights stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.