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Gill Beck Barn

Penrith - Cumbria

Substantial barn conversion in Penrith with unbroken views of the Lake District, decorated to a very high standard.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
from £226 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book...

Gill Beck Barn is owned and managed by Christine Rowley.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Christine Rowley.

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  The Highlights...

  • Gill Beck Barn is the gold standard in self-catering holiday homes.
  • Everything has been thought of, and the painstakingly rendered aesthetic decisions have truly paid off here, creating a space which feels luxurious yet warm.
  • Guests have their own space, but there are also abundant communal areas.
  • If youre coming to Penrith to relax or for adventure, for the first time or as a seasoned veteran, you cant do better than a stay at Gill Beck Barn.
  • While it sleeps six comfortably, the spacious living room and dining table are equipped to handle larger groups.

  You should know...

  • Smoking is forbidden.
  • Guests will struggle to reach the property without their own cars.
  • The property is a barn conversion very close to the original farmhouse which is also available to let, so do be aware of your proximity.

  The Detail...

Surrounded on all sides by breathtaking views of Cumbria, one of the most celebrated and beautiful landscapes in England, Gill Beck Barn is an expansive brick and stone house available to rent as a self-catering holiday home for families, friends and other groups. In the midst of a rugged landscape characterised by dizzying peaks, plunging valleys and verdant, unspoiled wilderness, Gill Beck Barn is as lovely inside as out, having been finished and furnished with great attention to detail, creating a home which is a joy to inhabit.

Backing onto fields demarcated by traditional stone walls, Gill Beck Barn enjoys views uninterrupted by evidence of human activity, something which must be experienced to appreciate truly. Inside, a farmhouse-style aesthetic combines warm oak floors, high, vaulted whitewashed ceilings and an open plan kitchen-cum-dining room. The kitchen/dining space is built around the focal point of a Scandinavian style engineered wood-burning stove set within a traditional sandstone hearth. Cosiness is guaranteed by the ground-source heat pump and the aga, while the house is abundant in decadent, tasteful features. These include the impressive oak dining table, which adds a touch of grandeur and significance to every meal, and the original sandstone millwheel which sits in the courtyard, perfectly located to be seen from the roll top bath tub in the master bathroom.

Inside, two of the three bedrooms are found on the ground floor, making this a sensible choice for those with mobility issues. All three bedrooms are equipped with queen size beds, finished in high-quality linens, and with their own private en-suite shower rooms.

The Lake District is generally regarded to be one of the most topographically attractive regions in England, which has unsurprisingly inspired countless poets, artists and musicians from all over the world. Enjoying protected national park status, the area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, walkers, and those who feel most at peace when surrounded by birds, trees, lakes, and unspoiled wilderness.

As well as being perfectly placed to steal a march on the days walking, with a number of trails and footpaths starting just a stones throw away, youll also be just a ten minute stroll from the cosy and authentic Shepherds Inn Pub which does great food, as well as the Old Village Bakery with its tea garden, roaring fire and Boutique Upstairs. Also in the area is the celebrated Aira Force waterfall.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Stairgate
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub


  • Beach (lake)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Yoga

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Newcastle Airport - 1hr 20mins

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Price is 'from' based on a 3 night stay in low season January - February



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Gill Beck Barn is owned and managed by Christine Rowley.

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