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Hannakin Barn

Hawkshead, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042835)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Rebecca

    “Another wonderful stay at this lovely cottage.”

    The location if perfect, easy reach of Hawkshead and for exploring the surrounding areas.

    The location if perfect, easy reach of Hawkshead and for exploring the surrounding areas.

    - Rebecca, June 2022


The property

Hannakin Barn provides unique, charming and luxurious one bedroom accommodation situated within a five minute level walk of Hawkshead village centre where there is a wealth of shops, tea rooms and eating houses. There are numerous walks to be done from the door step as well as Grizedale Forest with its trails and activities, Beatirix Potter country and Esthwaite Water close by. Dating from 1760 this Lakeland stone barn has been lovingly refurbished with great attention to detail. It is modern, cosy and comfortable yet very spacious for only two people, and will make a delightful holiday home in any season. Accommodation: Entrance hall. Utility room and inner hall with large walk-in store cupboard for coats and boots etc. Fitted breakfast kitchen with larder. Separate dining room on the ground floor with interesting items and furniture and flat screen TV. Modern bathroom with shower over bath, basin and wc. An easy staircase leads to the first floor. Sitting room with feature fireplace (electric log effect stove), flat screen TV, DVD and hi-fi and a full height window with excellent views over the garden and countryside. Across the small landing is the double bedroom (5' bed) with built-in wardrobes and en-suite wc and basin. The cottage has been tastefully furnished with co-ordinated fabrics and curtains and with carpets to stairs and main rooms. Other floors are of tile and mosaic. Outside: Ample off road parking for one or two cars. Large lawned garden with flower borders and patio with garden furniture and views towards Grizedale Forest. Storage shed for bikes. Hawkshead village 5 mins walk.


  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Lawned garden with patio
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Ambleside 4 miles; Kendal 24 miles.

The picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Visitors can wander the wealth of tiny alleyways, thoroughfares, archways and courtyards between the whitewashed 17th century houses. There are many pleasant inns, teashops, guest houses and gift shops in the village, as well as the Beatrix Potter Gallery, which houses an annually changing exhibition of the famous author’s illustrations and stories. The other famous Hawkshead enthusiast, William Wordsworth, attended the Old Grammar School in 1779-87, which still stands today, and you can visit the building where the Lakeland poet developed his love of the form, and even see the desk into which he scratched his name as a small boy! Newby Bridge is ten miles away and offers attractions such as the Aquarium of the Lakes and Windermere Lake Cruises, sailing daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. With stunning scenery and numerous attractions within easy touring distance, Hawkshead is in an ideal location at any time of the year.