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Ghyll Bank Byre Pet-Friendly Cottage in Staveley, Cumbria

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sleeps 7
3 rooms
3 bathrooms

Ghyll Bank Byre Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Ghyll Bank Byre is a quality pet-friendly barn conversion with wonderful views, less than two miles from Staveley. There is a ground floor double room with en-suite, a family room with en-suite and a twin which can be a super king-size double with en-suite. There is a kitchen with dining area, and a sitting room with doors to the front terrace. There is also ample off road parking. Ghyll Bank Byre makes a wonderful family base for enjoying this beautiful part of the Lakes.

Just five miles from the famous town of Windemere, Staveley is truly in the heart of the Lakelands. This charming village is just a stone's throw from the borders of the Lake District National Park and offers wonderful and scenic opportunities for walkers, cyclists and nature enthusiasts. The village itself is well-served by a number of shops, a trio of pubs and a railway station, offering relaxing rides through the surrounding countryside. Nearby attractions include the famous Lake Windemere, where you can soak up the spectacular panorama from a boat or take a ferry trip to the Lakeside Aquarium or the Grizedale Forest Park. Ambleside, the centre of English mountaineering, is also close by offering visitors the chance to go climbing.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Oil central heating (underfloor heating on ground floor). Range cooker with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Front terrace with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles. Note: No fireworks due to the proximity of animals. Note: Step down to kitchen, three steps down to sitting room. Note: WiFi may be limited due to rural location.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Rural location

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Mrs Hughes
February 2016
Liked everything! It was an amazing place in a beautiful location with stunning views. First class accommodation which was spotlessly clean with everything you could need and more! Fabulous.
Mr Symes
March 2016
Outstanding property. We couldn't fault it.
Mr Halsey
October 2015
The barn and its location is truly exceptional with panoramic views and walks all around. It was a most comfortable place to spend a weeks holiday with a good village pub serving the most excellent food and a village brewery and bakery. The location of the barn is within easy reach of Windermere, Ambleside and Grassmere so there is everything for sightseeing and walkers alike.
Mr Porter
November 2015
Really loved the quality and location of the accommodation. The owners were friendly and caring. Will definitely stay again and hopefully the weather is better next time? If only you could control the weather!
Mrs Atwill
June 2015
Enjoyed everything about our stay. The accommodation was really nice, everything you could possibly need was provided within the property, and there were spectacular views and lovely countryside all around! Will definitely be returning!
Mrs Bird
April 2015
Fantastic location and very high standard of accommodation.
Mrs James
May 2015
The location is fantastic, the accommodation great and we had the pleasure of listening to young lambs in the otherwise solitude. We had a great time.
Mrs Fewtrell
March 2015
A fabulous, well appointed and very comfortable property with lovely far reaching views. We met the owners who were most helpful and we won't hesitate to book again.
Mr Wheeler
July 2015
The property was in a great location; very quiet and well maintained. There was plenty of room for 6 people, all accommodated in lovely bedrooms with modern, well equipped bathrooms.
Mr Farrell
March 2015
It was the best appointed cottage that we have used, tastefully decorated with an en-suite in each bedroom, and wonderfully warm from the under-floor heating.Stunning views from the lounge window too.
Mrs Large
January 2015
This was a perfect cottage in a perfect location.
Mr Foster
May 2015
Warm and comfortable accommodation in a peaceful location.
Mrs Headland
July 2015
A beautiful cottage in a wonderful location. It was our second visit there and will hopefully return again.
Mrs Hulbert
September 2014
The location of this property is amazing, views from every angle. If you want peace and quiet and to get away from it all, this is the place for you.
Mrs Harkness
July 2014
We really enjoyed staying in such a tastefully renovated property with beautiful views. It was a very peaceful and relaxing break. We met the owners a few times and they were very friendly and happy to help.
Mr Packham
May 2014
Everything about location and the cottage itself was excellent.
Mrs Fletcher
April 2014
The Byre was warm and cosy and the views are amazing, plenty of handy shops in the nearby village.
Mrs Bibby
February 2014
The barn was beautiful, cosy and warm. We loved it and wished it was our own house. Staveley was small and had everything you needed, including a good butchers with very friendly staff. The holiday was brilliant, would definitely go again.
Mrs Westworth
January 2015
We had a fantastic stay, the barn was kitted out to the highest standard and completely exceeded our expectations, can't wait to return.
Mrs Hawes
January 2014
A cosy, clean cottage with all en suite bedrooms and good views. Recently converted byre so all modern, fresh and with a high speck finish.
Mrs Burmiston
October 2013
The cottage was furnished to a very high standard with beautiful views.
December 2013
Our Christmas break at Ghyll Bank Byre was amazing with its breathtaking views. An ideal spot for exploring. 100% perfect what more could you ask for! The cottage itself was absolutely stunning, spotlessly clean, so comfortable, warm and very relaxing. Cannot wait to book again (it cannot come quick enough)!
June 2014
Beautiful and convenient location! Fantastic and friendly owners! Totally recommend!
Mrs Humphreys
November 2013
Lovely setting, excellent accommodation, all rooms to a high standard, warm and cosy.
Ms Fry
November 2013
Both the cottage and the setting were beautiful. Everyone in our family aged from 5 months to 91 years had a wonderful time and we hope to return one day. Thank you.
Mrs Dykes
October 2013
The cottage was beautifully presented.
Mr Hart
September 2014
Without doubt this was the best holiday cottage we have stayed in and the standard of finishings was of 5 star quality.
Mrs Garcia
July 2013
The setting was wonderful, the house was beautifully presented, a real home from home! Close to lakes and everything you need on holiday. I would certainly return!
June 2016
This was a last minute change of venue due to problems with our initial choice of accomodation.The wintery weather actually enhanced our visit with views of snow capped peaks in the distance.The underfloor heating creates a pleasantly snug ambience and the overall finish of the interior is outstanding and extremely well finished. I am already contemplating visiting again next year.
Mr Sheikholeslami
August 2013
The photographs do not do justice to the property.
Craig C
March 2015
What an amazing cottage to stay at in the heart of the lakes. The place was perfect, we couldn't have been happier with it. Highly recommended.
Scarlett W
April 2014
We were absolutely stunned by the beautiful holiday cottage. The bedrooms were incredibly spacious and stylish with ensuite bathrooms to boot. The cottage was ideally situated with panaramic views of the hills. The big family kitchen was a delight to cook in, and the facilities all round were faultless. The cottage was beautifully clean and very high spec. Lovely, friendly owners. Can't wait to book again!
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