Church House Holidays - Precious Barn ref: UK32751

Skelton, near Penrith, Ullswater Area

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  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Open Plan 
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Precious Barn is tucked away in the corner of the traditional farming village of Skelton, nestling in the Cumbrian countryside. This 17th century barn was originally the stables and hayloft for the attached Church House (UK32750) and Toddles Barn (UK32749), which are next door.
Recently renovated in 2021, this modern barn conversion is bursting with character and charm, with comfort and relaxation at the heart of the design. With a luxurious bedroom on the 1st floor, with views out onto the rolling countryside, and a delightful shower room. On the ground floor, it opens out to an amazing open plan space, with wood burner, all looking out through the French doors onto the garden. This property really is precious by name, precious by nature.
Precious Barn can be booked with Toddles House (UK32749) and Church House (UK32750) to accommodate up to 18 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview Smart TV and French doors leading to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.

First floor

Bedroom: With kingsize bed and Freeview Smart TV.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed garden with garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
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  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

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About the local area

Ullswater is the Lake District's second largest lake at nine miles long. Located in the eastern side of Cumbria, it bends and twists its way through dramatic mountain scenery on one side and a gently curving shoreline of green fields and woodland on the other.

Boating centres and marinas nestle unobtrusively on the lake edge, perfect for the water sports enthusiasts, or visitors can relax and enjoy the scenery from one of the steamers that have sailed the lake since 1855.

Many of the Lake District's many walks have their starting point from around Ullswater, including the renowned trek to Helvellyn's summit via Striding Edge. Or for the less energetic there are many low-level walks through beautiful countryside.

Of note is Glenridding which sits on the south western shore and is surrounded by the fells with wonderful scenic views. Pooley Bridge on the northern shore, with its 16th Century Bridge, Lakeland greystone houses and quaint teashops and Patterdale just to the south of Ullswater, cradled by mountains.

Things to do nearby

Gowbarrow Crag
Gowbarrow Crag

Just above Pooley Bridge and easily accessible from the roadside Gowbarrow is south facing and offers some really worthwhile climbs on the middle crag.

Sailing on Ullswater

On either side of the lake, there are places where you can go sailing.

Lake Ullswater

Ullswater is said by many to be the most beautiful lake in the Lake District. It is the second longest lake in Cumbria measuring a length of seven and a half miles and a width of _ mile.

Rheged

Located just off the M6 J.40 between the northern lakes market town of Penrith and the village of Stainton, Rheged is a surprising building of architectural merit.

Aira Force

On the northern side of the lake, a short walk from the lake shore you can find one of the Lake District's most stunning and famous waterfalls.

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

Park Foot Pony Trekking

Park Foot is situated on the edge of Lake Ullswater and provides a brilliant place to do some Pony Trekking around the beautiful countryside surrounding the lake. All pony treks are fully supervised so it is a brilliant adventure no matter what your experience

Walking up Hallin Fell

To experience one of the best panoramic views of Lake Ullswater, you should hike up Hallin Fell which is situated mid way down the lake and is part of the well known `kink' in the length of the waters.

Lakeland Boat Hire

Enjoy the stunning scenery around Ullswater by hiring a boat from the northern shores at Lakeland Boat Hire. They supply a wide range of boats including luxury motor boats and Canadian canoes! Tel: 01768 486800

Simply Good Cookery School

TV chef and judge on the ITV's Britain's Best Bakery, Pete Sidwell is offering an exciting opportunity for families to join him at his restaurant based in the Rheged Visitors Centre near Penrith.

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