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Sturdy Bank Barn

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The garden with extensive views
View from the hill behind the barn towards the Duddon estuary
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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This semi-detached stone barn, set on a working sheep farm, has been lovingly restored over the past 3 years. Accommodation is over 3 floors with open plan kitchen and living spaces and generous bedroom accomodation, all connected by an elegant staircase.Upper ground floor houses a spacious living area with breath-taking views over the Duddon estuary and surrounding mountains through a large, double height, picture window, a fantastic space to watch an often dramatic sunset.The kitchen and dining spaces at lower ground level connect with an intimate landscaped yard, ideal for BBQs.With great access to walks and local villages this bespoke barn is a great base for anyone wanting a real taste of the South Lakes region. This property is not suitable for children under 5 years of age due to o...This semi-detached stone barn, set on a working sheep farm, has been lovingly restored over the past 3 years. Accommodation is over 3 floors with open plan kitchen and living spaces and generous bedroom accomodation, all connected by an elegant staircase.Upper ground floor houses a spacious living area with breath-taking views over the Duddon estuary and surrounding mountains through a large, double height, picture window, a fantastic space to watch an often dramatic sunset.The kitchen and dining spaces at lower ground level connect with an intimate landscaped yard, ideal for BBQs.With great access to walks and local villages this bespoke barn is a great base for anyone wanting a real taste of the South Lakes region. This property is not suitable for children under 5 years of age due to open wooden staircases and hard slate floors.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Children over 4 years of age only as there are safety issues due to hard floors and open woodden stairs
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Lindsay and John W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
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Reviewed 6 July 2019

Wow! We absolutely loved our short stay here. The views were stunning, the barn was clean, bright and fresh and an ideal base for seeing the lakes. Thank you Lyndsey and John for letting us stay at this amazing place it was so nice to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Julesk10
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The Sturdy Bank Barn is a wonderful place to stay with all the modern amenities you could wish for, and it's set in a location with beautiful views from big windows overlooking the landscape. Very comfortable for the four of us, and the hosts Lindsay...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We had the absolute pleasure of staying here for a week. Each day was a joy,every meal at the table looking at the view was a blessed day. Our party was me and my girlfriend,her 12 yr old and my 13 and 15yr olds. It...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank BenM143
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Sturdy Bank has a gorgeous light modern interior with all that you will need to help you enjoy your stay. It overlooks Grizebeck village and across Duddon Sands lie the beautiful Black Combe hills. You will have easy access to Windermere and Coniston waters on...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Thelma B
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The owner rang in advance to give me directions and was very friendly, leaving me a contact number, in case we needed anything during our stay. The barn is beautifully converted, clean, light, comfortable and had everything we needed. The view is fabulous with easy...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Hebevm
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Beautiful views across the valley from all three floors of this immaculate barn conversion. An extremely comfortable and pleasant few days in the Lakes.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank JohnDMain71
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Sturdy Bank Barn turned out to much more than what we expected - a wonderful location overlooking the valley, a modern house with high-quality and well designed interiors and absolutely lovely hosts in Lindsay and John. As we drove up to the cottage, we...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Trail396692
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A great place to stay . Top notch accommodation. On the south west side of the lakes. Near some absolute gems of restaurants and pubs

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

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Date of stay: August 2017
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Facilities were of a high standard. People were friendly and did all they could to assist. The location allows you to visit both the coastal areas and the Lakes district.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Julia Lynne C
Management response:Responded 21 August 2017

Thanks for your positive review I very much enjoyed meeting you chatting Hope your cruise has been enjoyable Lindsay

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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How to get there
From the M6 follow A590 towards Barrow in Furness. At Greenodd take A5092 towards Workington and Whitehaven, Follow this for 7 miles. You will pass a bright yellow house on the right continue on down the hill for about half a mile. On the left you will see a large blue traffic sign warning of 1045 casualties in five years on the A590. There is a track on the left directly before this sign, turn onto it and follow it to the end over two cattle grids. You will see the barn on your right.
Activities nearby
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