Cruck Barn, Berrier, near Ullswater (Sleeps 6)
Cruck Barn sits in the small hamlet of Berrier which offers amazing views ,both to the Pennines in the east and to the magnificent Lake District mountains and fells to the south and west.Our nearest mountain is Blencathra at little more than a mile away and the nearest lake is Ullswater,the second longest in the Lake District.Berrier is an ideal location from which to explore the whole of the Lake District,as well as the Eden Valley,Hadrian’s Wall and Scottish Borders.
Cruck Barn is a grade 2 listed building,sensitively converted to accommodate six people.The accommodation is set out as follows;
Front entrance porch – ideal for boots and coats and on appropriate days,can double as a small sun lounge to take in the superb views of the Dodd and Mell Fells to the south-west.Another large glass door gives access to the ground floor and open living area with it’s magnificent cruck beams and free standing stone fireplace.The whole area is carpeted, with three piece suit and television/DVD player and with both storage heating and a large wood burning stove.
The kitchen area is cosy,low beamed and well equipped with fridge,microwave,washing machine,freezer,electric cooker and hob.The floor is limestone flagged and there is a large farmhouse table which doubles as the dining area.
There are two galleried bedrooms,one leading from the kitchen area with two single beds and the other,leading from the living area via a curved staircase has two single beds.The third bedroom is on the ground floor and has a double bed.The bathroom is also on the ground floor with three piece suit consisting of bath,WC, and wash-hand basin.There is also an independent shower above the bath.
Outside there is both a patio and grassed area with furniture and barbecue for those warm summer days and evenings.There is also a very large lawn with access to a smaller,walled and more private garden if required.There is ample parking for several cars plus secure storage for mountain bikes etc.
There is also access to 20 acres of fields via a driveway gate,ideal for a stroll or dog-walking.There is also access to a nearby Spa for up to four people,by arrangement with the owner and for those who would like to see some of this magnificent scenery from the air,Gyrocopter flights are available,again by arrangement with the owner.
The nearby grass airstrip can double as a golf practise area and there is a beautiful round summer house above the strip from which to sip a glass of wine,take in the fantastic view and watch the sun go down over the mountains to the west.The nearest pub,’The Sportsmans’ is within walking distance.
- Cruck Barn has modern and highly efficient night storage heaters throughout and an immersion heater for hot water.
- The beds all have duvets and all bedding is supplied.Towels however are not provided.
- Children under five are not allowed,owing to stone steps and floor.
- Dogs are welcome,by arrangement.
- The tariff includes all background storage heating and hot water.There is an independent coin meter which services all other appliances used.
- Deposit of £50 per week payable on booking.
- Departure time on Saturday,10.00am.
If you would like further information or would like to make a booking,please contact;
Roger Savage on 07836 272033 or 017684 83859.
Cruck Barn,Berrier,Nr Ullswater,Penrith.CA11 0XD.