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The quiet Eden village of Skirwith is home to Swallow's Rest, a beautiful self catering barn conversion for two people. This characterful self catering cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway as the interior has been lovingly refurbished to provide a high quality, luxurious oasis. The owners of Swallow's Rest have renovated the interior to a high standard, exposing the original roof trusses and purlins and creating a contemporary yet cosy space for two. The self catering barn is built from the local Eden sandstone, with a beautiful external staircase leading to the entrance door.
Swallow's Rest does not accept children, infants or pets and is therefore perfect for an adult getaway, enjoying a glass of wine or two at the top of the steps, or snuggling up on the sofa in front of the woodburner.
Swallows Rest is situated on the first floor of a self catering barn conversion and is reached via an external sandstone staircase. The living area is open plan with a fitted kitchen, contemporary dining area and sitting room. A shaker style kitchen is fully equipped with integrated dishwasher, washer dryer, electric oven/hob, fridge and microwave. The dining area has a soild oak table with leather chairs making for a very luxurious dining experience. Two comfy sofas are arranged around the log burner and a flat screen Freeview TV with a DVD & CD player. Wireless internet is available throughout the property and there is an Ipod dock in the sitting room.
The beautifully appointed bedroom is furnished with a metal framed double bed and high quality free standing furniture. The roof trusses and purlins have been exposed and restored.
In the luxury bathroom a bath with a large fixed shower head over has been fitted along with a hand wash basin and a wc. the towel rail is centrally heated. The luxurious nature of the bathroom has been fitted with pampering in mind and is the perfect place to unwind after a long day out enjoying one of the many activities this part of Cumbria has to offer.
Outside, the gardens are lawned and there is a table and chairs for sitting out. A barbeque is also provided for you to enjoy, please bring your own coal for this.
Swallow's Rest has been designed with adults in mind and as such, is not suitable for children or infants.
There is off-road parking in a car park near the cottage.
There are a selection of pubs serving good home cooked food within a radius of 2 miles from the cottage.
7 Oct - 14 Oct
By Christine And Paul on 14-Oct-2017
A most impressive conversion and very well appointed with everything we needed. A good base for exploring the area.
The welcome pack was a very pleasant surprise.
Christine and Paul
23 Sept - 28 Sept
By Mark And Sarah on 28-Sep-2017
A beautiful place to stay on our first visit to the Lakes. The welcome hamper was much appreciated and well thought out, the cottage is well equipped, warm and comfortable.
We chose to stay here for our 25th wedding anniversary. The surrounding places to visit are stunning and the food and service at the Shepherds Inn was very nice. All in all a totally relaxing stay, just what we needed.
Mark and Sarah
26 Aug - 2 Sept 2017
By Rob & Beveley on 02-Sep-2017
Wonderful time. Lovely place.
Thanks for the welcome hamper and thanks for a lovely time.
Rob & Beveley
12 Aug - 19 Aug 2017
By Adam & Rachel on 19-Aug-2017
We had a lovely week here.
Plenty of beautiful long walks and we had a trip out to climb stunning Scafell Pike!
Thank you for the welcome hamper!
The cottage is beautiful and has everything you need!
Adam & Rachel
29 July - 5 Aug 2017
By Steve & Bev on 05-Aug-2017
Howard & Katharine
We have really enjoyed our stay at Swallows Rest, one of our best holiday weeks in the UK, lovely and relaxing and thank you for the very welcoming welcome pack!
Enjoyed our visits to Glenridding and Buttermere also Hartside Cafe.
Steve and Bev
27 May - 3 June 2017
By Ian & Sue on 03-Jun-2017
Another lovely stay with the same high standards of accommodation and friendly welcome.