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Oak Apple Barn, Hawkshead

Oak Apple Barn and Violet Bank Fram nestle into the hills around Hawkshead, only 10 minutes walk
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6 reviews
Oak Apple Barn and Violet Bank Fram nestle into the hills around Hawkshead, only 10 minutes walk
Wonderful walks in Europe's most beautiful countryside
Hawkshead village is quaint and old, with 4 good pubs and restaurants, all within 10 minutes walk
The tiny streets in Hawkshead, an ancient wool centre from the Middle Ages
Old Hawskhead Court House, Beatrix Potter's Hilltop, Ruskin's house and many others all  c
The shower room and wc at Oak Apple Barn
The dining area at Oak Apple Barn is quait and quirky
The open plan dining area, kitchen and lounge make a sociable place for the whole family
The kitchen is well equiped with all you will need
The lounge has a wood burning stove (logs provided), and lovely comfortable furniture
The twin bedded room is large and comfortable
The main bedroom is warm and comfortable, just right after those long walks!
The countryside has everything you might want - high mountains, low hills, lakes, streams, old pubs.
The old cinema door that leads into the lounge!
The view from the cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
2 bedroom beautiful cottage in a 17th century converted barn, just 10 minutes stroll from the quaint village of Hawkshead with its rich local heritage and fabulous attractions. The decor is tasteful, the furniture comfortable and everything is perfectly equipped. It nestles amongst hills with complete privacy, yet is in walking distance of traditional pubs and restaurants. Oak beams, a wood burning stove, and amazing views.<BR><BR>Oak Apple Barn is a picturesque and cosy 2 bedroom holiday retreat. It is part of a former traditional Lakeland farm, and is situated along a very quiet country lane between the pretty village of Hawkshead and Tarn Hows. It is within easy walking distance of the village, only about half a mile away. The 17 century barn has been renovated to a very high standard, retaining traditional features particu... Read more
About the Owner, Christine T
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 39 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 28 reviews and 7 properties
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Listing #HL535483
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English first
Ramsgate, South Africa
Reviewed 15 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Coleford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The first impression you get on arrival is being in the middle of a renovation, with boarded windows and doors on the neighbouring properties in the yard, along with a general air of neglect. Once into the apartment, which is the top of a barn and not a cottage, you get the impression that not a lot has been done...

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Thank you for your comments. Oak Apple Barn is part of a traditional farm with associated barns and outbuildings. As stated in correspondence all the buildings belong to us but only Oak Apple Barn is rented out. The 'yard' is actually a newly (5 years old) courtyard paved with local slate. The other buildings including the 17th Century Bank barn...


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Louisa G
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Oak Apple barn is a beautifully presented cottage 10 minutes walk from Hawkshead. Bedrooms are large and the beds comfortable which is jsut what you need after a day in the hills. The Kitchen is well stocked and provides everything you will need for a getaway. Lounge area is comfortable and with the log burner blazing is warm and relaxing....

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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21 Oct 2017
7 nights
22 Oct 2017 -
28 Oct 2017
7 nights
29 Oct 2017 -
16 Dec 2017
7 nights
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Prices include VAT, clean before and after your stay, electricity and heating, wireless broadband, linen and logs for the wood burning stove. Personal towels are excluded, but may be available on request at extra cost. There is an additional pet cleaning charge of £10 per pet per week.
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Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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