Walkers and cyclists will be delighted by the range of scenic tracks and trails near this sympathetically refurbished barn conversion. There s also a delightful pub alongside the Leeds Liverpool canal (1 mile) for a bite to eat after a day s exploring. For golfers local courses include Formby Hall (4.5 miles) Hurlston Hall (5.4 miles) and Royal Birkdale (6.5 miles). Animal lovers will enjoy the wildlife spotting opportunities on site from barn owls and buzzards to hares and donkeys. In addition the Martin Mere Wetland Centre (9 miles) is home to various wildlife and birds throughout the year. Stroll along the sandy shores at Formby s seaside village (7 miles) or discover the National Trust red squirrel sanctuary with coastal pine woods and walks. Other nearby beaches include Ainsdale (4.7 miles) Crosby (12 miles) and Southport (8.6 miles). For a spot of retail therapy sample the local farm shops or head into the metropolitan City of Liverpool (13 miles). Surrounded by tranquil countryside and open views over farmland this stunning barn conversion set on the owner s farm is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. The lovingly converted former pig shed boasts stylish and contemporary interiors whilst still retaining many original features such as exposed beams and brick walls. Step through the doorway into the entrance hall perfect for leaving coats and muddy boots after a day exploring and into the lounge. Cosy up on one of the comfortable sofas and watch the family s favourite movie on the Smart TV. Off the lounge you will find a handy downstairs WC and as you head back through the entrance hall you will come to the kitchen/diner. This is a fantastic open space perfect for socialising relaxing around the dining table or indulging in a board game on a rainy day. The kitchen is equipped with everything you could need to whip up a formal meal or lazy brunch. Walk through the utility room part of the original barn and into the snug area which actually used to be the housing quarters for the Irish farmhands that worked here. Light the cosy wood burner on a chilly winters evening and enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple in front of the fire. The room also benefits from a wonderful stable door which opens out on to the front garden. When it is time to retire for the evening head upstairs to one of the two king-size bedrooms. Both equally as bright and spacious the first boasts an en-suite shower room and the second an en-suite bathroom and stable door which you can open up to let in the country air and enjoy the spectacular views. The owners have thought of everything to make the vast amount of outdoor space as special as possible. With a large lawned garden and views over the surrounding farmland sit around the fire-pits and enjoy dining al fresco with the charcoal BBQ. Make use of the bespoke private bar area where you can chill your drinks in the fridge and delight in a delicious coffee made with the Nespresso machine. There is also a sumptuous hot tub where you can soak amongst the bubbles in the evening and gaze up at the starry skies above. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 2 king size (one with additional z bed to sleep 1 child). 2 bathrooms 1 en suite bathroom with shower over bath, 1 en suite shower room with WC and 1 separate WC. Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Welcome pack on arrival. Travel cot and highchair available. Wood burner in snug (initial logs included). Smart TVs in lounge, snug and both bedrooms. Large lawned garden with patio area, furniture, charcoal BBQ and firepits. Outdoor bar with drinks fridge and Nespresso coffee machine. Private hot tub. Ample off road parking. Secure bike storage on request. Pub 1 mile, shop 3 miles, beach 8 miles. Sleeps 4 1.