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Barton School House

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Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Cumbria
Grade 4 Star rating
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This property is part of our English Country Cottages collection

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Ideal for family groups, and converted from an attractive Victorian school building, this property is quietly situated close to Ullswater.

Quietly situated close to magnificent Ullswater, this single-storey holiday home with large, enclosed garden has been converted from an attractive Victorian school building, complete with its original bell-tower. From the doorstep, there are excellent walks to the high fells and a ten minute walk to the lakeside. The dramatic Lakeland scenery can be enjoyed by steam boat from Pooley Bridge. Climbing, sailing, canoeing, hang-gliding, golf, horse riding and pony trekking are available locally. Keswick 12 miles. Penrith 5 miles. Excellent restaurant 2 miles. Pub and shop ½ mile.

Entrance hall. Living room with open fire, mullioned windows and French doors to garden. Kitchen/dining room with fitted units and quarry-tiled floor. Two double bedrooms, both with
en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Electricity, geothermal hot water, central heating and bed linen included
  • Travel cot
  • Digital TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Payphone
  • Large enclosed garden with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking (cars and boats)
  • Cycle store
  • Ground floor facilities

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  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Horse Riding Nearby
    Horse Riding Nearby
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Christmas Themed Cottage
    Christmas Themed Cottage
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 15/10/2016
    comfortable, clean and warm. Better signage to the cottage would have been good, or a small map in the introductory email. So nice having 3 bathrooms, lots of parking, lovely kitchen dining area, the open fire at the end of the day.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 08/10/2016
    A memorable stay. Love this place... Pre dinner drinks in the lovely garden, log fire & candles great for cosying up on the sofa watching the sun go down Perfect location, stunning views. Will definitely stay here again under one condition. Please please put curtains up to the kitchen / dining area window. Felt uncomfortable in the evenings cooking with pitch blackness outside. Anyone could have been looking in. ..... Whilst very private, you just never know who's watching....

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/10/2016
    Superb cottage. Comfortable, clean and spacious

  • 7

    Confirmed guest, 27/08/2016
    Great location but the cottage itself could do with some remedial work to improve it. The cottage was clean and well equipped but I felt that certain areas needed improvement and a lot of things looked like they needed repairing or replacing. The only bit of carpet in the cottage was a trip hazard as it had a lump all the way across. None of the external doors seemed secure although due to the quiet location I'm sure this isn't a problem. There were plenty of bathrooms but they were very limited in space and very outdated. Bedding was provided but our duvet was too small for the cover. I didn't feel that the cottage was true to the 4* rating but I'm sure with some tlc it could be.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 23/07/2016
    Confortable stay nearby Pooley Bridge. Quiet surrounding and picturesque Victorian School.

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8.3 out of 10 – based on 11 reviews collected by Reevoo
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