Barney's Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Ambleside and sleeps five people, the cosy wood burning stove in the lounge makes this cottage a real home from home, ideal for a family get away at any time of year, whether its for a short break or a full week. Pets are also welcome in Barney's Cottage.
Barney’s Cottage is ideally located in the traditional lakeland village of Ambleside, set at the bottom of Kirkstone Pass and within a 2 minute level walk of the wide variety of shops, restaurants and tea rooms which Ambleside has to offer. The shores of Windermere at Waterhead are within walking distance where you can board a launch for a lake tour taking you to Bowness or Lakeside which has an aquarium and traditional steam railway. The picturesque village of Grasmere is a 10 minute drive or you may prefer to enjoy a leisurely walk along the old “coffin route” to Grasmere whilst taking in the spectacular views of the surrounding scenery, fells Rydal Water and Grasmere.
The cottage has been lovingly restored to an exacting standard catering perfectly for your every need. From the outside a traditional and characterful end terrace cottage, inside a contemporary style three storey cottage with every modern amenity, including under floor heating, full sky package and wi-fi. Barney’s Cottage is located next to Kirkstone Cottage in a row of similar style properties, overlooking the famous Little House on the Bridge once used as a private residence, but now open to the public to enjoy. Located 100 yards from a traditional Cumbrian pub, serving real ales and home cooked meals, the renowned Apple Pie Eating House is also close by their bath buns are delicious.
The Cottage has a wood burning stove ideal for relaxing in front of on cold Cumbrian nights after a long day walking the fells and exploring the local villages. For those warmer days and evenings there is a small patio with seating where you can relax with a glass of wine.
Barneys Cottage is heated by under floor heating and is immaculately presented with great attention to detail ,laid over three floors and comprises:
Open plan living room with wood burning stove, LCD TV, DVD player and full sky package, a wide selection of books, DVD’s and games are also available.
Dining shaker style kitchen equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave and washer/dryer.
First floor: Luxuriously appointed fully tiled bathroom with double walk in shower, bath, hand basin and WC.
Double bedroom with king size bed and window seat overlooking the river where you can relax and watch the world go by.
Single bedroom overlooking the bridge house.
Second floor: Twin bedroom ideal for children with LCD TV and computer.
* All, electric and bed linen included.
* Private parking for 1 car.
* Small enclosed patio with picnic table (please note the property next door has access through this garden).
* Sorry no cot or high chair provided, however you are welcome to bring your own.
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Additional amenities include: wood burning stove yes, october half term availability, dog friendly, garden or outdoor area: private garden, no. bathrooms: 1, ambleside, star grading: 4*, lakes cottage holiday 4*, changeover any day, pets yes, may half term availability, christmas and new year availability, bathrooms 1: 1, price g from £440 pw, february half term availability, no. bedrooms: 3, washer/dryer, valentine availability, total number of beds for single sex groups ie double, twin, single, bunk: 4, bedrooms 3: 1, summer school holidays, parking facilities: private parking, pets yes: 1 dog, easter availability, double beds: 1, pub within walking distance, twin bedrooms: 1, sleeps 5, pets yes: 2 dogs.TripAdvisor property ID 2117931...Read more
Left on 01/10/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | The Nicholson'sReviewed Jan 10, 2014Stayed Dec 2013
Ideal spot for a family of 4 (if adults) or 5 if a mix of adults and younger children. Sky TV was excellent (with full package) and the log-burner was superb. Lovery first floor bathroom and double bedroom and the loft bedroom was spacious and comfortable.
Only draw back was the kitchen table occupied a lot of the kitchen and lounge space - but not a major problem.
All in all, a great place to stay, with good parking facilities!
Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Barney's Cottage.
We are delighted you enjoyed the location of the cottage, the log burner and found the loft bedroom spacious and comfortable.
Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to Barney's Cottage or another Lakes Cottage Holidays property in the future.
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“Fantastic cosy little cottage in a wonderful location”
Left on 10/24/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 24, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
Barneys cottage is a real gem. Beautifully renovated with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The location is great. There is a bit of road noise in the lounge area from the main road through ambleside (but not noticeable in the bedrooms) but this is a very minor point - the trade off is that you're right in the heart of lovely ambleside with it's pubs, restaurants and great walking literally on your doorstep... and there's even a parking space. We enjoyed our stay stay so much we're going back next year!
Left on 06/13/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Hanson familyReviewed Jun 13, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
My husband and I and our three young sons had a lovely break at Barneys cottage. The accommodation is beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you could possibly need. It's central location in gorgeous ambleside was also a bonus. I really can't recommend it enough we had a fantastic holiday and look forward to returning.
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All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
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