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Old Midtown Farmhouse The Little Byre sign on gatepost
Entire guesthouse
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
Ian is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

A converted cow shed, now a light, airy single storey stone building open to the pitched roof that accommodates 2 people in comfort. Drop down double bed, kitchen, wet room, located on the doorstep of the Lake District in a small, charming village.

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace
Shampoo

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Accessibility

Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Flat path to front door

Availability

297 Reviews

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Jed User Profile
Jed
September 2018
A very spacious home including a giant bathroom and shower. The hosts were very communicative and friendly. Good food at the one and only nearby pub. Also some great sights to see (ruined castle, Neolithic sites) just a short drive away.
Brandon User Profile
Brandon
August 2018
We loved our stay at The Little Byre. Ian and Ruth provided descriptive instructions on how to get to there which was quite helpful. The location is great due to it being close to a highway and other towns nearby but secluded enough that you would never know it. It is central to …
Carl User Profile
Carl
July 2018
The Little Byre is a great place, close to a good highway yet located in a tiny quiet hamlet in a beautiful area of England. Ian and his wife are nearby to answer questions but give you all the privacy you could want. Wonderful night!
Rachel User Profile
Rachel
May 2018
Ian's place in Great Strickland is a delight. The cottage is cozy and the bed is very comfortable! Ian left bread, cereal, and milk for breakfast, as well as tea and coffee. The village itself is very small, but the area is beautiful and the local pub has delicious food and drink…
Ed User Profile
Ed
March 2018
One of our favorite places to stay on our recent trip to UK. The small village was charming and authentic. Ian and Ruth are kind and salt of the earth people. Good local hikes away from some of the Lake District hubbub. The craftsmanship of the Little Byre is superb. I liked sitt…
Ian User Profile
Response from Ian:
Thank you for your great review Ed. Good to know we are up there with the best.
March 2018
Molly User Profile
Molly
October 2017
Highly recommend. The apartment is better than pictured, and the pictures are pretty good. The little village is quaint and has great local pub. There is no market, but the town of Penrith is close and has all you need. This location was a great place to tour the Lake Distric…
Dale User Profile
Dale
September 2017
Lovely little place in the Lake District, Ian and his wife were so kind and accommodating. We really enjoyed the time we spent there.

Hosted by Ian

Great Strickland, United KingdomJoined in December 2014
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Ruth, a primary teacher and I moved to the village in 1987, and have been enjoying the area ever since. I am now semi retired, having worked in the construction industry. We have 3 grown up children, one of them, Matt, set up our Airbnb listing.
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