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Hill Top Barn

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £295
    Low season
  • £595
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 17th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Friday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    1 Dog

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner

About Hill Top Barn

This stylish holiday cottage is a converted barn attached to the owner’s main holiday home (see separate advert). It accommodates up to four guests in two bedrooms (plus two bathrooms!). Perfect for families, friends and also couples who enjoy some extra space around them, the barn is a great base for exploring the many attractions of the Lake District National Park.

Sitting on the edge of the pretty Cumbrian village of Penny Bridge, Hill Top Barn is a short drive (just five miles) from Coniston Water with Lake Windermere just six miles away, both providing a good range of water sports and outdoor activities in the surrounding areas. The barn is also an ideal retreat - a place to simply relax and unwind in a rural setting away from the hustle and bustle of more busy tourist traps.

Guests can enjoy the peace of this secluded position (accessed via a single-track lane), yet the convenience of local shops (garage, pub, baker, grocery store and butcher) at Greenodd which is only a mile away.

For those who can tear themselves away, there are plenty of places to visit and things to do in and around the area. The Lakeside and Haverthwaite steam railway is only three miles from the cottage where you can take a train ride to Lakeside and visit the Aquarium of the Lakes, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, or catch a ferry to Ambleside or Windermere. Hop on the foot ferry at Lake Bank (a short car trip from the barn ) and visit Coniston village and tackle the Old Man if you have the energy! Explore the area by bike on one of the offroad cycle routes that are near the barn or seek thrills in Grizedale Forest with its tracks and trails for mountain bikers and tree-top adventures at Go Ape. Alternatively for something a little more sedate, enjoy a round of golf at one of the country's most scenic courses in Bowness-on-Windermere or visit the homes of Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin and William Wordsworth and discover the beauty that provided so much inspiration for their works.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing break, a walking holiday or want to explore the Lake District, Hill Top Barn provides a welcoming retreat at any time of the year.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Martin Altounyan joined Independent Cottages in January 2010

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/ Livery Onsite
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (The Lake District)

Hill Top Barn sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms.

Accommodation comprises:

Ground floor

  • Entrance area.
  • Stylish kitchen/diner with dishwasher, microwave, induction hob, electric oven, fridge and dining table and chairs.
  • Large lounge, two comfy sofas, Smart television (with Apple TV), multi-fuel stove and large bi-fold glass doors that let the light flood in and provide access to a small patio area.
  • Shower room with walk-in shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

First floor

  • One double bedroom and one twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Lovely bathroom with freestanding double ended bath, WC and wash basin - the perfect place to have a long soak and relax at the end of the day.

Outside: There is a patio with outdoor furniture where you can sit and enjoy the sunshine.

Additional information: Guests have the shared use of a large games loft in a detached barn with table tennis, pool, table football and darts, providing a perfect place for adults and teenagers to amuse themselves on a wet day. Short breaks are two/three/four and five days and prices are based on 80-90% of the weekly rates. Duvets and pillows are provided on the beds but please bring your own bed linen (i.e. duvet covers, pillow cases and sheets, along with bath towels and tea towels). Mobile phones generally pick up a signal at the property. There is storage for bikes, kayaks, golf equipment etc.

Hill Top Barn Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
1 Dog welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £295
Mid Season from £395
High Season from £595
Peak Season £595
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7879 846493 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Martin Altounyan
Member Since January 2010

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The prices are based on 4 people and based on weekly, midweek or weekend as per described. The prices including bedding. towels etc, and includes utility bills and wood/coal for the fire

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

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Hill Top Barn 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 17th March 2018