LITTLE BAY BARN, Hesket Newmarket, Nr Caldbeck, Keswick
This barn conversion is located in an area of peace and tranquility with views to the River Caldew. You can even bring your pony with stabling available and the owners are happy to guide you on local treks.
The fell side village of Hesket Newmarket is located on the edge of the national park in the Caldbeck fells and has a shop and The Old Crown Inn which produces its own ales. Caldbeck is 5 miles to the west with village shop, pubs and cafe. For the more energetic there is fell walking, cycling and pony trekking along the Skiddaw range which leads to Keswick. Ullswater and Keswick are both within a 20 minute drive where a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants await.
Little Bay Barn is a quaint, quirky barn conversion that exudes peace and tranquility, located between Hesket Newmarket (2.5 miles) and Mungrisdale (3 miles), the barn sits within an 11 acre field sloping down to the River Caldew. The accommodation has an eclectic mixture of antique furniture with local and equestrian pictures to add to the cosy ambience. The owner who lives in the adjoining cottage can provide advice on ‘pony trekking routes' and with its own stables it is an ideal retreat for a ‘pony holiday'.
The cottage is centrally heated and comprises:
* Entrance hallway with regularly tuned upright Steinway piano (guests are welcome to carefully use this piano)
* Open plan lounge/kitchen with TV, DVD player, wood burning stove and dining area overlooking the former cobbled farm yard.
* Kitchen with original oven/range, electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and breakfast bar.
* Wet room, suitable for disabled with shower, bath, hand basin and WC.
* Separate WC.
* Single bedroom
* First floor: Two double bedrooms with exposed cruick beams and rural outlook. (The capacity for this property is strictly for 4 adults plus 1 baby sleeping in own travel cot, or 2 adults 2 children aged 2 or above plus 1 baby sleeping in own travel cot.)
* All gas, electric, bed linen and towels included.
* Cot available.
* Private parking.
* Garden with furniture leading to the River Caldew.
* Stabling for 2 horses at £15 per horse per night, also paddocks for grazing.
* 1 dog allowed by arrangement only
* Free Wi-fi available.
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Little Bay Barn is a delightful property. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forwad to welcoming you again in the future
Lakes Cottage Holidays
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“This is a fantastic location”
Left on 09/01/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 1, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
We stayed at Little Bay Barn for a week as a surprise for my husband's 50th Birthday. The location is quiet with fantastic views; the owner of the property is very welcoming with a wealth of knowledge of the area & gave advice on walks & places to eat & was very hospitable. The property was very homely & comfortable & seeing wildlife we don't normally see added to it. We would visited this property & area again.
“Very Good Hope to stay there again, Quite warm friendley owner n”
Left on 07/18/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 18, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
Very helpfull owner giving plenty of local detail, very nice place was a barn convertion with two first floor bedrooms and one ground floor bedroom, bathroom included wet room also bath wash basin and WC with another WC to the other side of the ground floor bedroom, also no passing traffic the area around the property had plenty of local wildlife everything was very good apart from two days of rain
Left on 05/27/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 27, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
Cottage was well appointed and pretty comfie.the bed was high but very
Comfortable with plenty of pristine bedding.we were disappointed that the lovely wood stove was decorative rather than functional.it was one of the
Criteria for the booking that we specially asked for .the heating was good but
the stove would have made it more cosy.we have a stove at home so are
spoilt.we also didn't find the seating in the sitting room was very comfy.I think
The cottage was more suited to hikers or riders.we did enjoy our break and our hostess was very kind and helpful.the nature on the doorstep was lovely
we especially loved the red squirrels and nuthatch
LITTLE BAY BARN, Hesket Newmarket, Nr Caldbeck, Keswick
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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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