The detached barn displays a wealth of interesting and original features with original timber roof structure, thick stonewalls, stone flag and solid oak floors. The garden areas are extensive with well-stocked borders and distant views over the surrounding fells and Longsleddale valley (The Lake District National Park). There is enough private parking for at least 3 cars. The barn is situated next to the original Grade 1 listed farmhouse and is only a 15 minute drive from Kendal/Windermere. All rooms are furnished to a high standard with co-ordinating fabrics and many personal touches throughout. The accommodation offers central heating, real cast iron log burner, entrance hall, 3 bedrooms (king size has en-suite shower room), family bathroom, utility room and first floor open plan living/dining room kitchen. Towels and linens are also included with your booking. Outside there is a large garden as well as mature planted borders and patio areas with a summer house / timber shed. WiFi available unlimited internet usage and phone for incoming calls and emergency outgoing calls. An initial basket of logs will be provided for guests during autumn or winter bookings.
PREFERRED PAYMENT METHOD IS BY ONLINE PAYMENT INTO OUR HALIFAX BANK ACCOUNT BUT WE ARE ALSO NOW ABLE TO ACCEPT PAYMENTS BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD IF YOU PREFER TO PAY THIS WAY. WE WILL NOT CHARGE YOU ANY ADDITIONAL FEES.
Booking change over day is usually a Friday (but flexible to suit your needs). Week bookings (7 nights) are Fri-Fri. We can also offer 3 night long weekend bookings (Fri - Mon) and 5 night stay arriving Monday and leaving Friday. Please contact us if any of these suit your needs and we will be happy to provide a competitive quote for your enquiry. All prices include linens, towels, heating, water, cleaning. We have an excellent housemaid who lives nearby who will help you if you need anything. Please email us or call to discuss your requirements and we will do our best to accommodate your booking. Please have a look at our photographs and our marvelous 5* reviews we have received over many years.
Living accommodation upstairs. Bedrooms, bathroom on ground level. Access given from 4pm on arrival day and vacate by 10:30am on departure day unless agreed otherwise with the owner at time of booking. Outside: Outside there is a large enclosed garden as well as mature planted borders, patio areas and summer house. Timber country gate to entrance. Garden is fenced/walled all round. Beautiful views onto the fells - the lake district national park. The A6 passes at the very bottom of the garden on the boundary to the national park. Utility Room: Slate floored utility room is available for guests' use with combined washer/dryer machine, freezer, storage space and drying racks, cloaks hanging area and radiator. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen included. Towels are also included. Swallow Barn is cleaned and bedding is changed before every guest arrives. Covered outer porch with an attractive welcoming entrance with stained solid timber front door, stone flag floor, beamed ceiling, latch style solid timber doors to all rooms & timber staircase leading to first floor
Special interest holidays: Horse riding places are nearby.
Coast/Beach: Approx 25mins to Grange over sands, Silverdale etc. Beautiful.
Travel: Kendal train station (3miles from swallow barn)
Distances: Kendal - 3 miles, approx 5 min drive. Windermere - approx 15minute drive. Boats on lake for pleasure cruising and steam railway at Haverthwaite near Newby Bridge (approx 20min drive from Swallow barn).
Further Details: Retail park, morrisons, NEXT etc 3 miles away (5min drive). Very convenient. Heating:- The heating boiler will be set to automatic mode for guests. If you would like to turn radiators up just open valves on radiators in rooms that you will be using. Please use heating reasonably and wisely and we kindly request that guests don’t leave heating on 24/7. The price you pay for swallow barn is reflective of reasonable usage on all utilities (central heating and water). Water is on a meter so please use water wisely too. We appreciate your understanding and help in this matter. The broad band router can be used for wifi internet access if you bring your tablet/ipad/lap top etc that’s wireless enabled – the wireless name and password is on the back of the router. If you plan to use the internet at swallow barn please use it with fair and reasonable use and please respect our wishes and do not visit any unsavoury web sites!
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