Located down a private, country lane, across a picturesque, slate stone bridge lies Mill Pool Barn. Its quiet and tranquil riverside setting really is the thing that Lake District dreams are made of. With private and secluded gardens, a bubbling beck running alongside, surrounding woodland the property is a haven of tranquillity. The Barn is also a wonderful vantage point for spotting wildlife with a large variety of bird-species frequenting this quiet corner of The Lakes. Mill Pool Barn has the benefit of direct bridleway access in every direction; with the Old Man of Coniston, Coniston Water and village, Beacon Fell, Torver Common & village and the Cumbrian Way all directly accessible from the front door without needing to use a car. There really is no better or more peaceful location for a break in the Lakes.
On entering this stone-built cottage guests are greeted with double height, vaulted ceilings. Several skylights flood the cottage with light. The bright and airy space is neutrally decorated and finished with high quality, bespoke furniture whilst the beautifully crafted and well-equipped kitchen means guests at Mill Pool Barn will find their every need is met.
Mill Pool barn has been thoughtfully and beautifully converted with careful considerations made to its green credentials. The cottage is powered by hydro-electricity generated at The Mill next door while underfloor heating ensures the cottage is always warm and cosy all year round.
Above the generous open plan space comprising the ground floor, a mezzanine level houses a king-size bed. From here guests have the privilege of waking up to uninterrupted views of Coniston Old Man - an absolute dream for walkers or those who simply love to soak up the beautiful mountain views of the Lake District.
Mill Pool Barn is the perfect, most blissful setting for a romantic escape to the Lakes you could possibly wish for. Peace, tranquillity and privacy yet with all the amenities of Coniston less than a ten minute drive away. We really have fallen quite in love with Mill Pool Barn - and we're sure you will too!
Upon entering Mill Pool Barn guests find themselves in a stunning, double height entrance area with room for boots, coats and bag. From here leads the sitting room, kitchen and shower room. The sitting area is furnished with a stylish, modern sofa, comfortable arm chair while a pretty window looks out onto the cottage garden and adjacent river. It is equipped with a large, Smart TV with sound bar, a stylish, flame effect electric fire, beautiful & bespoke locally made wooden side tables and useful phone charging station. A comfortable and cosy space to relax and unwind after an adventure filled day in the Lakes.
The carefully crafted kitchen has been finished with herringbone flooring and is fully equipped with an electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, dishwasher and a washer/dryer. A table and chairs complete this modern, bright space making the it the ideal place to prepare and enjoy breakfast before a day's exploring.
Also on the ground floor is stylish, tiled shower room with large corner shower, sink and W.C.
The first floor is accessed by a open stair case and leads to the mezzanine level housing the cottage's sumptuous king-size bed from which guests can take in the spectacular views of Coniston Old Man through the large roof window.
Outside and to the front of the property sits a pretty al-fresco dining area complete with table and chairs. A small gate leads to the cottage's large lawned area, framed by ancient trees and boasting direct access to the quaint river which gently makes it way alongside the garden. The perfect spot to escape to for some true Lakeland tranquillity and once visited, is never forgotten.
There's also a lockable outhouse offering secure bike storage.
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