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Converted Barn



Updated: 14-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the property

Barn in Ecclerigg, Nr. Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Ideal for access to the Lake District

A private drive leads to The Old Barn with two private parking spaces right outside plus an addittional visitors space. A large entrance hall has access to a cloakroom/3rd wc/wash basin. The bright and airy kitchen/diner has everything you may need complete with a patio door to the furnished patio, ideal for alfresco living. The spacious living room has deep cushioned furnishings and is flooded with natural light, perfect for relaxing or planning your day with WIFI access; also with patio door access to the patio garden. Upstairs to the bedrooms and bathrooms, full of space and light and with beautiful views; the master kingsize with substanial en-suite shower room; the other two bedrooms are double bedrooms and the house bathroom has a bth with shower attachemnt. Outside there is a delightful patio and use of the landscaped gardens.

This imposing Lakeland holiday home near Lake Windermere provides a fantastic base for a holiday in the Lake District, or a sociable gathering, being ideally placed between Windermere village and Ambleside.

The A591 is the main route into the heart of the Lakes, leading from Windermere on to Ambleside, Rydal Water, historic Grasmere, then branching off to scenic areas such as the Langdale Valley and Coniston.

The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole is a must for all who visit, with fabulous grounds leading down to the lake shore and a wealth of activities for kids and adults, they have also built a new pier here, so you can enjoy Brockhole car free - check the website for event details.

Nearby Windermere is ideal for stocking up the kitchen; you'll find the Booths supermarket well-stocked with local produce and everyday essentials. The village also has a traditional butcher and several other local shops.

Ambleside is only a few minutes drive away; an attractive historic village with sophisticated shopping, tempting cafe's and acclaimed Lake District restaurants such as The Glass House. There are also two good cinemas in Ambleside - perfect for a rainy day.

Windermere Lake Cruises depart from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside, providing a car-free route to explore Bowness and Lakeside. No worries about parking!

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About the Owner

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 April, 2017

3 Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


A delightful barn with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this barn for my dad's birthday on the May bank holiday weekend. It was a last minute trip and we stumbled across it quite late in the day - we were extremely glad we did! The barn was perfect for what we wanted. It is in a lovely quiet location with easy access to ambleside and windemere, and it has a beautiful garden with unobstructed views, wonderful for sitting out in the early evening. It comfortably houses 6, its very open, light and fresh throughout, there is a great family/kitchen dining area and the patio doors open out into the garden. Although we didn't have children with us, we noted that it was well equipped for young families.

The owner - Arif was a pleasure. He was prompt, efficent and helpful at every point.

I have, and will continue to recommend this accomodation to family and friends travelling to this part of the lakes and I hope to stay here again myself. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brilliant, luxurious, surpassed all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely incredible stay here.

To begin with, our contact with Arif, the owner, was seamless. He provided us with all the necessary information, and always responded quickly to any enquiries. He asked for a deposit upfront that was refunded via cheque shortly after departure.

The pictures don't do the barn any justice, it is really massive and luxurious inside which we truly were not expecting. The kitchen is well-equipped, beds comfortable, house warm. It is faultless.

I reckon you would need a car to stay here, but there is a bus stop that takes you into Ambleside if you so wished.

Would definitely stay here again if ever in the area! Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Converted Barn

  • 5 of 5

As a party of five adults we spent a fabulous week in this converted barn. The description on the website was exact , it was spacious, modern and very clean . It would also cater for families with young children as there were toys, a high chair and a safety gate at the top of the stairs.

The Barn was situated in a private setting at the end of a short lane close to Ambleside and Windemere. The bus stop was conveniently situated at the end of the lane should you not have transport.

Brockhole, The Lake District Visitors Centre is on the main road at the end of the lane and this offers activities for families such as canoeing, biking , archery and treetop challenges.

Ambleside is a busy town and has two fabulous vegetarian/vegan restaurants .

We would highly recommend this property and the surrounding area to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


Walking distance of \brockhole National Park visitors centre and Lake Windermere


Off the A591


Conveniently located within 2 minutes of Windermere and Ambleside

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Once interest is shown we will confirm availability within 24 hours
One third of the holiday rental cost is payable at the time of booking
Balance is due 8 weeks before the commencement date .

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday - the holiday period will commence from 4pm on the commencement date and the property will need to be vacated by 10 am on the departure date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 14-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • barn


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • lake
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite shower room to bedroom 1 Master bathroom on 1st floor Downstairs WC


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6, cot provided Notes on bedrooms: BEDROOM 1 - double with king size bed BEDROOM 2 - double with double bed BEDROOM 3 - double with double bed


  • Garden

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: PLEASE NOTE THAT A MINIMUM 7 NIGHT STAY ONLY IS AVAILABLE Outside: furnished patio with outdoor furniture, ideal for alfresco living Utility Room: Washer/dryer cloakroom facility Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and all linen provided

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