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Carter Ground Barn

Broughton Mills (1.5mls N), Lake District
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 4
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
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Property code: 75286

A fabulous stylish barn and stables dating back to the 1700s set in the grounds of a sheep farm boasting amazing views in all directions. Situated in a quiet but scenic location in the Cumbrian countryside, surrounded by unspoilt scenery which makes it perfect for those who like nothing more than enjoying relaxing walks in the Lake District National Park. A bridle path runs from the end of the garden, through the next door garden through a five bar gate onto the Coniston Fells. Silecroft beach is a short drive away and there are also four golf courses in the area. Popular towns to visit include Windermere, Ambleside, Kendal and Keswick. With a wealth of attractions in the area such as Beatrix Potter and Lakeland boat tours to the amazing South Lakes Animal Park which offers close encounters with popular wildlife.

Upon entering this beautiful property, guests will enter the vaulted entrance hall with glazed gallery. To your right you will find the very large lounge/kitchen/diner. The dining room comfortably seats everyone for that special occasion and is next to the kitchen area. The kitchen is well-equipped with a large island and seating, double electric oven and large induction hob, microwave, steam oven, American style fridge/freezer, as well as some thoughtful extras including a bread making machine, coffee machine, 6.5 litre slow cooker and wine cooler. The lounge area has a sofa and contemporary wood burner. .Also, on the ground floor there is a separate utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer. Heading into the main lounge area for another wow moment, the large glass windows look out onto the National Park with views across the countryside where the stylish wood burner gives off a warming glow. The perfect spot to watch your favourite movie on the Smart TV or choose from the extensive DVD library. Continue through the main lounge and you will find a second open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This space also has a relaxing lounge area with a Smart TV and patio doors to one of four outdoor areas with amazing views of the National Park. Head upstairs from this lounge or up the glass staircase in the entrance hall and you will find yourself on the first floor, here you will find the four bedrooms, all with Smart TVs. There is a king-size bedroom with a large en-suite bathroom; this bedroom also has its own small balcony. The second bedroom houses a double bed and has an en-suite bathroom. Head across the mezzanine level that sits above the main lounge area and houses the double sofa bed, suitable for children under 14 years old, and is a great space to get some quiet time. with a large selection of books. The third bedroom is a double, no en-suite here, however it has a dedicated bathroom downstairs. This room does have direct access out to the garden through the patio doors. The fourth bedroom and no means least, is the very large master king-size bedroom complete with a panoramic windows and patio doors to a lovely glass balcony with extensive views down the Duddon Estuary out to sea. The en-suite had a double ended bath, separate shower and WC. You can even enjoy the views across the National Park from the bath.

Outside there are four terraces for you to enjoy, a BBQ area and a top of the range 8 seater hot tub. There is plenty of enclosed garden space to enjoy, and you can also find bike storage in the detached garage area with a bike repair stand. A tap is attached to the garage for dog/bike cleaning. There is ample off-road parking available.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • 4 bedrooms – 2 king-size and 2 doubles
  • 3 en-suite bathrooms and 1 bathroom
  • Double electric oven and induction hob, microwave, steam oven, American style fridge/freezer, bread maker, coffee machine and wine cooler, and a second kitchen area with an electric oven and induction hob and fridge
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Hot tub
  • 2 wood burners (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric, underfloor heating and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 4 dogs welcome
  • Pub within walking distance (1.5 miles)
  • Lockable bike storage available in garage
  • Smart TVs and DVD players in the lounge and all bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8+2 (double sofa bed on mezzanine level suitable for children under 14 years old)
  • Please note there is a public footpath which runs up the driveway and along the edge of the grounds

Pack a picnic and organise a group walk across the Coniston Fells from the bridle path at the end of your garden. Drive 8 miles to Coniston where you can browse in colourful shops and stop for a bite to eat in cafés and pubs. While you are here, take a boat out or book a tour on Coniston Water. Spend time in the Ruskin Museum, with its exhibitions about British speed record breaker Sir Donald Campbell. Drive 16 miles to spend the afternoon in bustling Ambleside, where you can pick up some local delicacies in the shops or market here and spend time at Lake Windermere, where members of your party can try water sports such as canoeing, kayaking, sailing or waterskiing.

Anthony Cole

This property is personally managed by Anthony.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Marie 10th October 2020

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Amazing location, beautiful views and the perfect place to get away from it all.

Reviewed by Pat 4th October 2020

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This property is well appointed and in a beautiful location. The owner is friendly and easy to contact if you have a problem - I couldn't find a key.

Reviewed by Carol 11th September 2020

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We had a brilliant time at Carter ground barn, very comfortable accommodation, so good we will definitely rebook.

Reviewed by Sharon 21st August 2020

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Fabulous location with amazing views, its very remote which we loved up tiny roads so if you dont want to get away from it all this isnt for you. We loved the remoteness. A huge property which was fabulous for a family to spread out in so lots of space. Utility was a real bonus and fun was had in the hot tub. Master suit with views from the balconyRead more felt very luxurious. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 14th August 2020

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Very Remote and quiet, beautiful views, lovely spacious property.

Reviewed by Jacqueline 31st July 2020

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Reviewed by Colin 24th July 2020

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Awesome place, quiet and plenty if space. Access is tricky, and you have to travel if you want activities other than walking,

Reviewed by Caroline 6th March 2020

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Cottage is in a beautiful setting. Quality of the property is high and we found it provided everything we needed for a weekend stay. Issues, ovens were not working properly and problem with trip switch if using second kitchen ovens. Outside lights not working where the hot tub was situated. Noise from boiler room below bedroom which disturbed guestRead more sleeping. Owners made aware of these issues. Wished we booked a week in order to enjoy accomodation more . Spoiled us for any future weekend breaks Hide

Reviewed by Jake 7th February 2020

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Location

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Adventure, memories and awe-inspiring natural beauty await you in the rugged, wild and unique Cumbrian Lake District where beautiful expanses of water merge with magical forests against a backdrop of dramatic mountains and fells.

This ancient land has been sculpted by time and nature and is the newest UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first UK National Park to be awarded this outstanding accolade. Poets, writers and artists throughout the ages have been instinctively drawn here; William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin, to name a few. The attractions and the diverse landscape will not fail to charm the young and the young at heart, whether that be thrill-seeking activities you seek, pure and cathartic inspiration or simply just some relaxation, you will find it here.

Cycling, walking, canoeing, white-water rafting, flying, parachuting and ballooning are just some of the offerings for any level of adrenalin junky. Experience the glory of nature in the wild or in a setting such as the Predator Experience where you can walk with wolves and learn about the importance of conservation. For a complete day of family, enjoy treetop capers at Go-Ape in the Grizedale Forest.

Vibrant towns and villages are there to be discovered, be it by land or water. You can step back in time and enjoy a steamboat cruise on a lake or leisurely unearth the dynamic scene of contemporary art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK by foot, bus or car.

The National Park is an area of breath-taking beauty that will leave you spoilt for choice, refuelled and inspired. So much so that you’ll want to come back time and time again.

The Travel Chapter Limited, trading as holidaycottages.co.uk | The Travel Chapter Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF Company No. 02431506 | VAT reg: 143053210