|Byresteads Farm is a 16th Century farmhouse recently
converted to the highest quality B&B accommodation.
On entering the lobby you can see the large commercial
bread oven, possibly used to bake bread for the surrounding
farms and villages, still with the original dome intact.
Moving through to the spacious sitting room step back
in time as you stand in the unique inglenook and absorb
The oak beams and doors again are a prominent feature
in the dining room as is the old cast iron boiling pot,
once used for washing clothes – in here you may
leave your order for the following mornings generous
English breakfast. Our simple yet stylish solid oak tables
and chairs create a rustic farmhouse setting with 2 windows
overlooking the fells – Skiddaw in the background.
Again the floor is stone with underfloor heating , all
the ground floor level is accessible by wheelchairs as
is the lawned garden which can be reached from the car
park or the dining room.
The spacious oak beamed lounge has 3 mullioned windows
overlook the fells. It’s lime walls undulate reflecting
the light from its surface whilst the stone floor, with
underfloor heating, creates a warm ambience. The inglenook,
large enough to stand up in, boasts a spice cupboard,
bible hole, and small fire window. It’s four leather
sofas and easy chairs create an area for chatting or
reading and one for watching t.v. and videos which may
be borrowed as well as reading matter from the lounge