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Cosy Converted Barn On The Edge Of The Lake District

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Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Barn in Ullock, Nr. Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Peaceful Location With Amazing Views

This converted barn is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, with fabulous views to both the front and rear of the property. It is within a 5 minutes drive of the Lake District national park. Cockermouth is a 10 min drive away where you will find a Sainsburys supermarket and other local shops and amenities. The family owned barn has been recently re-furnished and has a warm welcoming feel. We will accept up to 2 well behaved dogs. (we are unfortunately unable to provide Wi-fi due to lack of available equipment from BT)

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About the Owner

Morag Bamber
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2017

About Morag Bamber

The Stevenson family have owned this barn for over 10 years. We previously used it as a family get away, now we want to share it with others. It has recently been re-furbished with a warm and welcoming feel.

Morag Bamber purchased this barn in 2004

Why Morag Bamber chose England

Its an ideal get-away in a tranquil location.

40 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

2

Beautiful barn tastefully decorated in lovely village but barn was dirty

  • 2 of 5

It was very dusty floors were dirty crumbs and jam on chopping board from previous occupants and beds had not been changed all bedding was dirty with long dark hairs on and stained sheets in main bedroom and one single bed I can understand dog hairs get everywhere but the bedding had definitely not been changed even by the smell which really upset me it took me a few hrs to clean before I could settle for the 2 nights

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sam, thank you for writing your review of Hilltop Barn. As I said in my phone call to you, we are very sorry that you found the cottage to be not as clean as our previous guests, this is our first review under 4 stars in nearly 2 years on owners direct and we are always striving for perfection. If we could kindly ask any guests who have issues with the cottage to contact us upon arrival and we will strive to rectify the problems there and then (depending on the issue a photo would help). We are obviously in an awkward position when a visitor tells us after the event that there was a problem and that they sorted it themselves and our normally excellent cleaners also insist that their work was done. We do hope that your experience has not put you off revisiting Hilltop and we look forward to you staying again. Regards Morag
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5

Lovely

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place for peace and quiet. The house is so homely and warm. All the little touches really make the difference.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Hannah, as a family we love Hilltop and we are so glad when our guests enjoy their stays, hope you return sometime, Kind regards Morag
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4

Cosy relaxing break

  • 4 of 5

Perfect place for relaxing, had a lovely break away with family

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay Kind regards Morag
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5

Absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a short break!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, so glad you had a wonderful time at Hilltop, we hope you will visit again Kind regards Morag
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5

Great barn, very homely.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here as a short 3 day break and can definitely recommend this place to anyone. Location is quiet and relaxing, but also very close to local restaurants and trails to walk, namely the Dodd wood. The barn itself is very well kept and does feel like home, the local restaurant The Royal Yew was amazing and only a 5 minute drive. Overall we would definitely recommend the hilltop barn as it was everything we wanted and expected.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review Daniel, so glad you found Hilltop homely. Hope you return to visit us again in the future, Regards Morag
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5

The cottage was warm, cosy and very welcoming. The Christmas decorations were a lovely touch.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is ideal for us as it is perfectly based for visiting relatives in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, we are so glad you had a great Christmas at Hilltop and hope you come to stay again in the future Kind regards Morag
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Location

From the Owner

Its an ideal get-away in a tranquil location.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Distances:

M6 Junction Penrith - approx 45min drive

Cockermouth- approx. 15min drive

Keswick- approx. 30min drive

Workington- approx. 15min drive

Whitehaven (coast)- approx. 20min drive

Maryport (coast)- approx. 25min drive

Carlisle (shopping)- approx. 50min drive

Windermere- approx. 45min drive

Further Details:

See our own website for further info.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
18 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£129
for 2 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 3
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£134
for 2 nights
£470
 
 
Rate 2
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£143
for 2 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 5
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£171
for 2 nights
£600
 
 
Rate 4
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£149
for 2 nights
£520
 
 
Rate 6
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
£700
 
 
Rate 2
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£143
for 2 nights
£500
 
 
Rate 5
21 Oct 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£157
for 2 nights
£550
 
 
Rate 1
11 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£129
for 2 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 7
17 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£343
for 3 nights
£800
 
 
Rate 1
7 Jan 2018 - 10 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£129
for 2 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 2
11 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£143
for 2 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Check in 2pm...Check out 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • barn

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs the main bathroom has a large walk in shower cubicle with a rainfall shower head, large basin, wc, heated towel rail and underfloor heating. Upstairs there is a separate wc with wash basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, a cot is available
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms/sofa bed in lounge) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsized bed. Bedroom 2 has two single beds. Very comfortable large sofa bed in living room

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Check in from 3pm, Check out by 11am Non- smoking. Hilltop Barn has been furnished to a high standard with the holiday makers needs in mind. A car would be a essential. Nearest supermarket is in Cockermouth approx. 10 min drive away. Outside: Outside is a large garden overlooking the Solway Firth. Outdoor table and chairs, 2 sun loungers and rotary dryer. Utility Room: Within the utility room is a freezer, iron, ironing board and washer/dryer. Cleaning / Bed Linen /: The cottage is professionally cleaned once a week. We provide high quality bed linen, bath towels, tea towels and hand towels. Other: Leading off the living room is the conservatory which has a ceiling fan for hot summers days and a large leather corner sofa wonderful for looking out onto the garden and the fields beyond. We do not have internet, due to lack of BT line plant, so are unable to provide it.

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