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Beautifully appointed barn conversion with great views close to Hawkshead

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom property to sleep 6 (plus cot) with stunning master bedroom.

Rose Barn welcomes you with a spacious entrance hall with luxurious underfloor heating - ideal for drying off your outdoor gear. On this level there are two bedrooms, one double and one twin, both beautifully styled with quality furnishings and co-coordinating fabrics. To serve these two bedrooms is a high quality contemporary shower room with power shower, WC and basin.

On the first floor is the very well equipped kitchen with granite worktops and rear door leading on to the patio for outdoor dining. From the kitchen enter through a glass door to the attractive lounge/dining room with leather sofas, modern wall mounted gas fire, wide screen TV, DVD with a selection of DVDs and music system and picturesque countryside views from the deep set windows. Wifi available.

On the second floor is the master bedroom suite with a 5 foot king-size bed, TV, character vaulted ceiling and additional seating - ideal for a quiet read. Adjacent is the en-suite, refurbished in 2010, with a shower, bath, basin and toilet.

More Details

Property Manager
Alison Cavey
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Alison Cavey

Rose Barn is owned by Alison, Darren, Noel and Stuart who have been friends for over 10 years, and business partners for the same period. We bought the property as we love the Lake District and wanted to have somewhere we could go with our family and friends to get away from work and the stresses of daily life. We use Rose Barn regularly ourselves and continue to appreciate the beauty and tranquillity of the Lakes.

Alison Cavey purchased this barn in 2006

Why Alison Cavey chose England

We looked at many, but Rose Barn was the perfect location, and finished to a high quality with all the amenities we required - and therefore we knew would be attractive to our guests.

What makes this barn unique

Views and walks direct from the property, walking distance to a pub and great central location to access all parts of the Lake District.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Hawkshead in South Lakeland District

Property Type:
  • barn (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 is en suite to to the Master Bedroom and refurbished in April 2010 to include a bath with over shower. Bathroom 2 is located on the gound floor between Bedrooms 1 and 2.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Large master bedroom on the top floor of the house with plenty of room for a travel cot (provided if required).
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The property is furnished and decorated to the highest standard with co-coordinating soft furnishings and flooring throughout, and great thought has been given to the holidaymakers every need. Gas central heating and hot water on demand make Rose Barn the perfect place to stay in any season. Wifi installed in November 2012. BT Vision TV recently installed providing on demand TV such as BBC iPlayer and BT Sports (from Sept 2013). Outside: Patio with garden table and seating. Two named parking spaces to the front of the property. Duvets/beds made up for arrival; towels included. Travel cot and high chair available - please order. Sorry, we are unable to accept dogs at Rose Barn.


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Beautifully appointed barn conversion with great views close to Hawkshead
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews

comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely week with the family staying at Rose Barn. Room for 5 adults to stay comfortably.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Katherine and very glad you have a lovely week. We hope to see you back again. Alison
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Very well appointed, decorated and kitted out and in a very central location for visiting lots of popular areas. Also great for short or long walks from the house. Good family accommodation with 2 bedrooms on the ground floor and one in the attic. It's rural and quiet, the pub is a 7 minute walk and nearest amenities in Hawkshead, 5 min drive. We'd definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rose Barn nr Hawkshead

  • 5 of 5

A lovely well appointed cottage in a beautiful location. We did several great walks from the doorstep. Looking forward already to our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Veronica, and so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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Delightful cottage in quiet location.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cottage situated close to numerous areas to visit. The only ( if any ) problem we had were the creaky floorboards on the lounge and kitchen area ( first floor ) with the children's bedroom underneath. An enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback Adrienne. Hopefully the creaking is a small price to pay for having lovely wooden floors at the property. We hope we may see you back at Rose Barn again soon.
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Great location, great barn

  • 5 of 5

Two couples met here for a wet week in September and had a great time exploring an area none of us had been to before. Rose Barn is extremely well designed and fitted out, and has absolutely everything you could need to cook while you are there if you don't want to struggle out in the evening! The ground floor has the double room and twin room with shared shower room, the first floor is the living area with kitchen and door out to patio area for summer drinks on balmy evenings (so we didn't use!). Then up to the second floor and the double room with bathroom. Parking is for two cars end on to each other, but if you have two long (estate) cars you will need to use the alternative parking at the neighbouring property, but we managed. I liked the milkman just leaving milk on the doorstep the first day and leaving a long list of things they would deliver. Unfortunately, we were not expecting this so had laid in ample supplies - can recommend though for future visitors (they deliver at around 6 in the morning!). For National Trust members, get to Hill Top (Beatrix Potter house) by 9.30 (it opens at 10.00) as parking very limited and queues for the house can be tedious. Also visit Allen Bank, Wray Castle, and do the steam gondola on Coniston! The enthusiastic volunteers will be delighted to show you all the workings.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that visitors continue to enjoy Rose Barn and its surroundings, even if the weather in the Lakes cannot be guaranteed.
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Comfortable and attractive accommodation and excellent location in Lake District

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable and attractive accommodation and excellent location in Lake District

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Nearest Airport
97 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Bowness on Windemere
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
M6 Jn 36
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
23 Miles
Barrow in Furness
Car: necessary

Rose Barn is a beautifully appointed barn conversion created from 200 year old former farm buildings about a mile from Hawkshead village and offers the perfect setting for exploring the Lake District National Park. Situated close to the Langdale and Furness Fells, and not far from the Helvellyn range, it is a perfect setting for outdoor activities including hiking, climbing and mountain biking. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports including sailing, windsurfing and canoeing on Lake Windermere or Coniston.

The property oozes style and character and the old combined with the new works effortlessly. There is plenty of walking to be done from the door, with country lanes to Wray, Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest. Hawkshead (5 min drive) offers a variety of places to eat/drink and individual village shops for provisions, and the famous 'Drunken Duck Inn' is nearby to offer fine dining. The nearest pub is a 5 minute walk into Outgate.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Hawkshead, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Peak
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Terms and Conditions of Booking:
1. We will not be liable for any act, neglect or default on the part of any person nor any accident, damage, loss, injury, expense or inconvenience whether to person or property which the tenant or any other person may suffer or incur arising out of or in any way connected with the letting or resulting from any other cause whatsoever.
2. If a cancellation is requested more than six weeks in advance of the letting the balance of any monies paid, less the rental deposit, will be returned. If the cancellation is requested within the six weeks prior to the letting the owner will retain the 20% rental deposit and also reserves the right to retain the balance of the rental.
3. The number of people occupying the property may not exceed the maximum of 6.
4. The tenant agrees to keep the property and all fittings, furniture equipment and other contents in or on the property in a like state of repair and condition as at the commencement of the letting and will make good (or will arrange with us to make good) any damage, breakage, or loss that may occur during the period of letting. Should the property be left in a poor condition, requiring more intensive cleaning, then this will be charged at £10 per hour and deducted from the security deposit.
5. Unless otherwise stated, the rental of the property includes rates, insurance of the property, water, electricity, and gas.
6. Holiday lettings are from 4pm on the date of arrival to 10am on the date of departure.
7. The tenants agree not to smoke, nor to allow smoking, inside the property at any time.
8. The security deposit will be returned to the tenant within 10 days of departure, less any deductions in accordance with the conditions listed above.
9. Payment by the tenant will be deemed an acceptance of these terms and conditions.


Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.