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Saddleback Barn

Mungrisdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972358)

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
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  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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The Property

This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom barn conversion offers an upside down style accommodation to take advantage of the views. One of 7 cottages Saddleback Barn is located in an area of peace and tranquility and has shared use of the 2.5 acres of gardens.
Located almost mid-way between Penrith and Keswick, a mile off the A66 with easy access both to Keswick and Ullswater both 15 minutes away. An idyllic location that will help you unwind and relax and enjoy the countryside on offer, a true Oasis of peace and tranquillity. Mungrisdale is a small hamlet with a fine local pub by a meandering stream which serves excellent bar meals. During warmer weather the stream is often filled with children paddling whilst the parents enjoy a lazy afternoon with a picnic whilst soaking up the scenery.
We are delighted to offer this superb, self-catering development of 7 properties that sit in a truly idyllic, elevated location with panoramic 360 degree views to nearby Saddleback and the Mungrisdale Valley. The cottages are located in a courtyard development next to the owners home who have used their extensive self-catering experience to cater for your every need and pride themselves on the standard of accommodation that they provide. The cottages are approached by a 1 mile track over the moorland amid 380 acres of classic Lakeland scenery.
The former outbuildings of the farmhouse have been skilfully converted by local craftsmen, retaining a wealth of features whilst combining the comforts of modern day living to provide one cottage sleeping 7, one sleeping 5, three 2 bedroom ground floor adjoining cottages, a 2 bedroom luxuriously appointed ground floor apartment and a first floor 1 bedroom apartment.
The properties are all set within 2.5 acres of well tended gardens with many private seating areas, allowing you to relax and take advantage of the stunning 360% views.
The upside down barn conversion retains many original features and offers spectacular views over the surrounding countryside, has oil fired central heating and comprises:

Double bedroom with views to Saddleback and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
Family bedroom with double and single bed, views to Mungrisdale and Caldbeck fells and en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.
Boiler/store room, ideal for drying clothes.

First floor: Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with original beams, flat screen TV, DVD, video players and hi-fi.
The kitchen has an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC.

All oil, electric and bed linen included.
Wi-Fi available.
Cot and highchair available.
Private parking.
Shared use of the laundry room with 2 washing machines, tumble dryer and 2 drying cupboards all coin operated (1 pound for 1 hour).
Shared use of the large, well tended 2.5 acre gardens with garden furniture strategically placed to benefit from the superb 360 degree views.

PLEASE NOTE: Cot and highchair available. 2 well behaved dogs welcome. Spa Treatments in the comfort of your holiday cottage can be added to your holiday reservation.


Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double with ensuite with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor family room with 1 double and 1 single bed with ensuite shower, basin and WC. 1 x double with ensuite shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. External shared laundry room.


  • Oil central heating plus electric fire in sitting room Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, flat screen TV with freeview, DVD, Video Player, Hi-fi, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available to hire
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • 2.5 acres of shared grounds with seating areas
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Note: Shared laundry room offers 2 x washing machines, tumble dryer, 2 x drying cupboards all coin operated ( £1.00 for 1 hour )
  • Note: The owners can arrange Spa treatments in the comfort of the cottage at a further cost
  • Booked with the owner and paid in advance
  • Note: Cottage accessed down a 1 mile track over the moorland

Regional Information

MUNGRISDALE Keswick 9 miles. Penrith 9 miles. Ullswater 10 miles. A delightful hamlet halfway between Keswick and Penrith. With a meandering stream running through it and past the picturesque and welcoming pub which serves good bar meals. Surrounded by wonderful scenic countryside with great walks. A perfect location to relax and unwind. Ullswater Lake beckons to enjoy watersports or try your luck at catching a fish or two. Visit waterfalls and explore this beautiful area by bike, on foot or on a pony trek. Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the lakeside village cafes and buy your gifts in the array of gift shops in. A peaceful haven all year round.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season