Description: About The Cow Byre Countryside Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake DistrictA delightful Cumbrian country cottage for two. Located in the pretty hamlet of Barras, five miles from Kirkby Stephen, The Cow Byre is a stone built semi-detached cottage, attached to the owners' farmhouse. This superb property sleeps two people in comfort and has a wonderful king-size four-poster bed with an en-suite bathroom. The accommodation is further comprised of an open-plan living area that includes a kitchen, a dining area, a ground floor basin and WC, and a sitting area with French doors leading out on to a patio area. The patio is supplied with garden furniture and leads on to a small garden area. There is off road parking for up to 2 cars, and an outside storage area suitable for bicycles and walking equipment. Ideally situated between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, there’s amazing countryside in all directions, making for excellent walking and wildlife watching opportunities. Cow Byre cottage is a fabulous holiday home for a romantic break away.The cottage is heated using oil fired central heating with additional heating from a woodburning stove in sitting area. Kitchen with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine. Wall mounted flatscreen TV with Freeview and built in DVD player, CD/radio. Library of books and DVDs. Oil, electricty and starter pack for woodburning stove included in the rent. Extra fuel for woodburning stove available on an honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels are included in the rent. Cot and highchair available. There is private parking space for two cars. Outside storage area for bikes, walking equipment etc. Small garden area with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles. Pub 2 miles. Please Note: The bedroom is accessed via an open plan staircase from the sitting area. 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.
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Local Attractions near Barras
Top Attractions: Kirkby Stephen, Barnard Castle, North Pennines AONB and Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Local Sports: bird watching, walking, walking, golfing
Rent a Country Cottage in Cumbria and Bide Your Time in Beautiful Barras
Barras is surrounded by the scenic Cumbrian countryside and fells. Families, walkers and cyclists enjoy the area and the hamlet is ideally placed for excursions into both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. Stay in a rented cottage for a week or a few days to have the time to get to know this lovely part of the Lake District.
For a lovely walk and an opportunity to see diverse wild flowers, orchids and wildlife, Argill Woods is a nearby nature reserve with oak and birch trees amongst others.