The Old Barn, Askham, Nr Ullswater


  • Location: Askham, Near Ullswater

  • Sleeps up to: 5 (3 bedrooms)

  • Pets by Arrangement: No

  • Star Rating: n/a

  • Change over day: Saturday

  • To Book: tel: 015394 43156;
    E-mail: enquiries@goosemirecottages.co.uk


Property Details:

Bedrooms: 1 kingsize 1 twin room 1 single bedroom (no cot provided welcome to bring own) * Bath/overhead shower/WC * Bed Linen incl * Oil fired CH * Fuel/elec incl * Elec cooker * Microwave * Elec fire * Fridge/freezer * Colour TV * Radio * No pets * No smoking * Parking on road opposite * Village shop, good pub within a short walk * Lovely walks from doorstep

Description:

When Askham was within Westmorland, many felt it was perhaps the prettiest village in that county. Westmorland is officially no more. However Askham, with its close neighbour Lake Ullswater, remains to delight visitors. Askham has two pubs, an open air swimming pool (the paddling pool is heated), cafe, pottery and post office.

The Old Barn, dressed partially in ivy and climbing roses, tucks snugly into this picturesque slumbering village. The open plan first floor is a pleasing feature. Spacious lounge with comfortable furnishings merges with dining area whilst separate fitted kitchen is adjacent. Sleeping arrangements and bathroom are downstairs.

Endearing 17th Century cottages encircle a village green which runs down to the river Lowther. The Bird of Prey Centre is 1 3/4 miles away.

Nearby can be found the River Lowther and stately Lowther Castle set within a delightful park crowned with magnificent avenues of trees.

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