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Low Brow Barn
LA22 0DT

Low Brow Barn, Ambleside, Cumbria

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Sykes Cottages
Telephone Sykes Cottages booking line   01244 352 197

Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £602.00

Low Brow Barn, in Ambleside sleeps 4.

Low Brow Barn is a fabulous holiday home in the heart of The Lake District. The barn has a large open plan living area opening onto the dining kitchen. Low Brow Barn sleeps 4 in two king size bedrooms which share the use of a bathroom.

Outside there is a garden with patio areas with views over nearby Wansfell. Private parking for 1 car is provided at the property with more free off road parking nearby. Low Brow Barn offers wonderful first class accommodation throughout the year.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Needs A good clean
can only fault the cottage on cleanliness, the bedrooms smell of dirty mops . Pan in cupboard dirty, tiles round kitchen dirty, light above kitchen table dirty, slip mat in bath filthy, round bottom of sink in bathroom dirty. That is a few concerns . Apart from the above the locations is amazing, as is the Lake District the scenery is breath taking .
Scott S

Great location
Really handy for walking into Ambleside with its cafes and shops but would recommend stopping at Booths in Windermere for food as the convenience stores in Ambleside itself are a bit limited. The cottage was equipped well and furnished to a high standard, with very cosy underfloor heating. We thought it was a great base for the Langdales, Grizedale Forest (and the Go Ape Treetop Adventure for those who like heights!) and for Rydal and Grasmere. A great area with fabulous scenery.
A TripAdvisor Member

Fantastic Stay
Just had a 2 night stay at Low Brow Barn. First visit to this property and what a charming place to stay. The location is perfect with Waterhead pier, restaurants and cafes just a minutes walk away. We had breakfast in one of the local cafes which was lovely before getting the ferry across to Bowness. Ambleside itself is a pleasant and easy 10 minutes walk in the opposite direction. There is a huge garden centre on the way which was lovely to walk around. The barn itself had fantastic views of the lake and woodland. It was spacious, spotless and stunning. Large open plan living/ diner/ kitchen area. Fully equipped kitchen with dining table and chairs. Cosy lounge with leather settees, TV and log burner. I liked the personal touches the owners had provided like DVDs, magazines, books, games and information on the local area, maps, ferry timetables, walks etc. The bathroom is modern, spacious and has an amazing shower! Two double bedrooms with king size beds, quality beddding and an abundance of storage. The barn also had underfloor heating which was perfect for keeping you warm and cosy. There was also a cute outdoor space to sit out when the sun shines, equipped with table and chairs. Car parking space right outside the property too. Can I fault this accommodation? No. Would I recommend it? Yes. Would I stay again? Absolutely! What a little gem Low Brow Barn is.

How amazing is this place!!!
This place is absolutely fantastic The property is a dream home and you honestly couldn't wish to stay at a better property,The underfloor heating kept the place at a lovely temp and it was fantastic to walk into after a long day climbing, a prime location 10-15 mins walk to Ambleside and the great choice of pubs, restaurants,cafes and not even 5 mins to Watershead with pubs, restaurants , ferries and shops.We will definately go back and challenge ourselves with a few more walks and look forward to going "home "to Low Brow Barn . iat the end of the day
Glyn S

Just back from a 4 night break away, and what a brilliant place to brighten up January, from the ease of the booking to directions and the quality accommodation, was faultless. We arrived about 5pm so it was getting dark but found it right away, got parked and it was nice and warm, the converted barn is very well laid out to high spec from underfloor heating to fully fitted kitchen, no need to bring any supplies, its spotlessly clean and plenty of storage space Its just a short walk to Ambleside where there are many shops, cafe. bars , restaurants for everyone, the pier is nearby also and the ferry runs regular to Bowness This was a superb break away and sorry to leave our wee home this morning after a fantastic break, Thank you,



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair



Underfloor heating plus wood burning stove
Electric Rangemaster oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Amazon and Netflix, DVD player, selection of DVDs, WiFi
Electricity and a supply of logs included
Bed linen and towels provided
Cot and highchair available
Off road parking for 1 car with further parking available nearby
(Please ensure your vehicle is not blocking the road
) Private lawned garden with two patios, furniture and BBQ
Two dogs welcome
Sorry, no smoking
All amenities at Ambleside, 5 mins
Lake Windermere steam launch 5 minutes

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Stagshaw Garden - 0.3 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Ambleside Roman Fort - 0.3 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Skelghyll Wood - 0.4 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Bridge House - 0.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Stock Ghyll Force - 1.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Wray Castle - 1.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Brockhole Gardens - 1.7 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Townend - 2 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

High Sweden Bridge - 2.1 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Skelwith Force - 2.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

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