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Luxury Contemporary Stone Built Barn Conversion Set In A Idyllic Rural Location

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Living, Dining & Kitchen 1st Floor Capture The Views, 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

**** NEW LISTING ****Coomb View has recently been refurbished in a contemporary style to create a stunning holiday home which is set in a rural location on a 100 acre farm. Our holiday home offers peace and tranquillity which is perfect for a relaxing break after a busy day of sightseeing and activities that both the Lake District and Yorkshire National Parks has to offer. Our guests have easy access to the Lakes and Mountains, Market Towns of Kendal and Sedbergh, both provide numerous amenities. With only 4 miles to the nearest junction of the M6 transport links for our guests living in the Northern Towns and Cities are very accessible. Manchester and Liverpool being 1 hour 15 minutes drive away and a 50 minute drive away from Scotch Corner on the A1 for the North East.

Coomb View offers contemporary open plan living including a Fully Fitted Black High Gloss Kitchen complete with Island, Dining and Living area for four guests on the first floor to take advantage of the stunning rural views. The Living Area is furnished with leather sofas, coffee table and a 50" TV, DVD and CD Player for the home entertainment of our Guests.

On the Ground Floor are Two bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. Each Bedroom has access to a outdoor patio area which enjoys morning sunlight. Bedroom One is a Double and Bedroom Two can be arranged as one Kingsize or a Twin Room depending on your individual requirements. An additional sleeping position is available if required on a sofabed in the upstairs Living Area.

Coomb View has access to private patio area with table and chairs to enjoy outdoor living and enjoy the dark night skies without urban orange glow. To the side of our barn conversion is a large lawned area and country garden complete with secure private parking for two cars.

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Brian & Diane Potter
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2017

About Brian & Diane Potter

Let us introduce ourselves our names are Brian and Diane and we have two teenagers. We live on a 100 acre farm just outside Kendal on the edge of the Lake District and as a family we enjoy walking, travelling and spending time in this outstanding area of beauty.

We undertook an extensive programme of converting our attached barn to create a home to an extremely high standard and wish to share all the benefits of this beautiful area and our holiday home has to offer

Brian & Diane Potter purchased this barn in 2010

Why Brian & Diane Potter chose England

Having lived in Cumbria all of our lives we feel the peaceful and tranquil location of our barn conversion is perfect for a relaxing break as well as having the Lakes and Mountains on our doorstep. Coomb View offers everything in a stunning location. Something we have never tired off or taken for granted !

What makes this barn unique

The area and scenery is amazing and we feel very fortunate to be able to live and work here !! The surrounding area and its abundance of attractions and activities will appeal to families, couples, walkers and cyclists.

The M6 motorway is very accessible and Rail and Transport Links are excellent.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Luxury Contemporary Stone Built Barn Conversion Set In A Idyllic Rural Location
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews

Lovely, well equipped cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in the cottage with our two young sons, Brian and Diane were really accommodating with the boys and even offered to move furniture around for us so our youngest wouldn't bump his head!

The cottage itself is really well decorated and we had everything we needed while staying there, the added touch of having access to the leisure facilities at the riverside hotel was great and the boys loved going for a swim, there was plenty of parking at the hotel for us and we even had dinner there with the extra 10% off.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay, and you found the Leisure club membership of benefit. We would love to welcome you back in the future.
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Beautiful House and Land

  • 5 of 5

Truly wonderful experience during our stay in Kendal. The apartment is clean and well equipped and beautifully designed. Our hosts were very helpful and accommodating. The listing is exactly as described with all the amenities one would want on a vacation stay. Highly recommend this rental and it is worth more than the price tag in my opinion.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Coomb View and very appreciative of your positive feedback. Hopefully you will visit us again.
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An excellent location for a short break

  • 4 of 5

Absolutely fantastic house in a great location with very diligent owners. The house has been renovated to a very high standard and has everything you'd need for a break away. The use of a hotel gym and swimming pool is a real bonus as well. I'd agree with a previous review that being woken up at 8am by workmen wasn't ideal but understand there is other work going on around the house - perhaps the welcome pack should just mention this.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and comments about Coomb View. We are so pleased you used the Hotel Gym and Leisure Club at the Riverside. Many of our guests do not use this facility as we are in the process of evaluating the value of this to our guests. Within the settlement here, there is a renovation of a derelict barn which will enhance the surrounding area once completed. We have assurances from the Contractors that any disruption to all of us as residents in the settlement will be kept to a minimum and certainly within normal working hours.
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Exactly as advertised, clean, modern and a great base for exploring area.

  • 5 of 5

The owners were welcoming and resolved a couple of very minor issues straight away. Would highly recommend a stay here, ideally located for the Lakes.

Our only recommendation would be a microwave but there was a very good oven and hob so a very minor point

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. Coomb Views location is handy for both the South and the North Lakes and all of its attractions. A couple of our guests have suggested a microwave for which we are in a process of incorporating into the design of the contemporary kitchen. Hope to welcome you back to Coomb View in the future.
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Excellent Accommodations Beautiful Setting

  • 4 of 5

Coomb View cottage surpassed our expectations. It was very convenient to services in Kendal. For the self catering experience, there is a a very modern supermarket and excellent shopping opportunities.

The cottage itself was very well-equipped and comfortably appointed. All the little bits and pieces that are required to start your stay were provided and the bottle of wine as a welcome was much appreciated

Great care was taken to provide a luxurious and well-designed home away from home.

The surrounding landscape and the sheep grazing on the hill outside the window while we were eating supper were particularly charming.

The location is perfect for day trips up to the lakes and our six night stay gave us ample time to really enjoy this part of the country.

The idea of being in a restored stone barn was the only part I felt a little deceptive. The place is so modern and luxurious that it felt like walking out of the John Constable painting it into an IKEA store.

This is simply a matter of personal taste and anyone staying here will find the accommodations first-rate.

Brian a little attention is needed for the faucet in the kitchen. It was very difficult to manage the water pressure control knob.

Everything else was near perfection ,and I highly recommend a stay at Coomb View.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Coomb View has been converted from a disused stone barn using traditional methods and more importantly we have preserved the external appearance to match the rural and tranquil location and surroundings. The current trend in the UK for Home Design is contemporary and open plan living which is why we have designed the interior in this manner and have chosen key pieces from various leading UK home design stores such as Debenhams, Marks and Spencers, Next and Ikea to suit this style. Thank you for the heads up on the Faucet in the Kitchen (Kitchen Tap). The tap itself seems to be more of a design statement rather than the functionality of it. The stiffness of the controls have now been attended to. The location is perfect for both the North and South Lakes and the list of attractions nearby are endless. Kendal is only a stone throw away which provides all the amenities of supermarkets, banks, beauty salons, hairdressers and a mixture of shopping experiences. It was so lovely to have met you and hope you will return to the UK in the future.
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We arrived approx 6.30pm on the 13th. It was lovely to enter a very well equipped property.

  • 5 of 5

It is lovely, very tastefully decorated. It is very clean. The beds are very comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped. A microwave would have been helpful but not essential. Brian and Diane were very helpful without being intrusive. It is nice to have them living on site. It is very helpful that there is a good supply of literature in the house of activities, places of interest etc to visit whilst being in the Lake District

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely to hear from you and thank you for your review. We have been thinking of providing a microwave for our guests so your comment is much appreciated. Just need to put some thought to its position as we do not want the spoil the contemporary look to the kitchen. A lot of our guests comment it is their first visit to the area so to be on site and be able to recommend places to visit is our pleasure. We also felt it was essential to have as much literature as possible in Coomb View so our guests can plan their days in advance. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back to Coomb View in the future.
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Nearest Airport
81 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
29 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Car: necessary

A host of Family Days Out include Lakeland Maze Park Farm, Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, World of Beatrix Potter, Lakes Cruises, Motor Boat Hire, South Lakes Wildlife Park, Fell Foot Park on Lake Windermere. An abundance of free access to Lakes, Mountains, Forests and Moorland and for wet days you could enjoy many of the local museums, cinemas at Kendal, Bowness and Ambleside or even Ten Pin Bowling at Morecambe.

For those with plenty of energy for adventure Go Ape in the Grizedale Forest, Kayaking, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Caving, Potholing, 4 x 4 Off Road Driving, Ghyll Scrambling to name just a few !! The list is endless


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday barn in Grayrigg, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
Feb Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
24 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
28 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
May Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Inc Scottish Hols
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$164

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn rental in Grayrigg, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 22 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
  • The luxurious family bathroom has a walk in shower together with a luxury roll top bath. Toiletries and Towels are provided for the comfort of our guests.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Can be configued as a Twin Bedroom just specify your choice
  • We have two bedrooms, each have patio doors which lead to a gravelled patio area overlooking our country garden. Perfect to enjoy the morning sun ! Bedroom One is a double bedroom with a fitted wardrobe, bedside tables and a chest of drawers. There is also a full length mirror. Bedroom Two is a twin bedroom which also can be linked to create a King Size depending on your personal requirements. A double wardrobe, bedside tables and a full length mirror Each bedroom also has hairdryers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Short breaks are welcome please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements. Please note we do have a cot and highchair available by request only at time of booking. Many thanks