Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Nestled within 3,000 acres of the Broughton Hall Estate, amidst Yorkshire Dales countryside, this spectacular historic house is truly inspiring. Encompassed by 19th Century formal gardens, and dating back to 1597, the magnificent, Grade I listed Broughton Hall is rich in history and whispers of its long forgotten past. Currently owned by the 32nd generation of the Tempest family, this extravagant manor really is one of a kind.Once you step inside you’ll be sure to fall in love with the intricate detailing found throughout every room, emanating a sense of character and charm. Meticulously furnished with high attention to detail, boasting opulent décor, this lavish abode is fit for a king. From the delicate mouldings, to the beautiful wood carved feature walls, it retains a comfortable and homely charm, making it a fantastic home from home which never fails to impress. Delve into the collection of books available in the library, or even take a look at some of the architect’s original drawings. Sit back and relax in either the Red or Green Drawing Rooms, complete with classic furnishings, picture windows overlooking the garden and roaring open fires, creating a warm and welcoming ambiance. The drawing rooms have an interconnecting door, which can be opened creating a grand space, ideal for family gatherings, celebrations, or even a wedding. For a added luxury, there is always someone on hand to light fires, turn down the beds and cater to your every need. The owner has thoughtfully provided a complementary welcome pack including wine, milk and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.Socialise in the billiard room, complete will a full-size billiard table, Bose iPod dock and antique dolls house, built by the current owners’ grandfather from old cigar boxes! This is the perfect space for entertaining. An ideal place to spend time with your loved ones is the magnificent dining room where you can enjoy meals made by the Estates’ chef and his team, so you don’t have to lift a finger during your stay. Breakfast taken amidst the greenery of the bright and airy conservatory is superb, with its marvellous hand-painted mural as a backdrop, whilst you plan your day’s activities. Whether you spend part of your day on the tennis court or exploring the stunning Estate, you’ll never be stuck for things to do. Your exact catering requirements can be discussed with the Hall team and they will confirm costs to you directly. Prices start from £100 per person/day.Each bedroom has been elegantly furnished providing a unique and welcoming environment. With seventeen bedrooms split over two floors, Broughton Hall makes a grand home, ideal for families holidaying together. From magnificent four poster super kingsize beds, to ‘The Old Nursery’ bedroom, scattered with toys from a by-gone era, most with the added benefit of en-suite facilities, there will surely be something to suit everyone.
Ground Floor:Rugs on wooden floors throughout. Saloon: With open fire and French doors leading to… Conservatory: With feature mural wall, seating, stone floor and French doors leading to garden and grounds. Library: With open fire. Red drawing room: With open fire and piano. Green drawing room: With open fire. Billiards room: With full-size billiards table, antique hand-made dolls house (ornamental only) and Bose iPod dock. Ante-room. Dining room: With open fire and extending dining table.Separate ladies toilet: With heated towel rail. 5 steps to… Gallery: Ideal for pre-dinner drinks. Separate toilet.Lower ground floor:Scullery: With dining table and stone floor. Separate gents toilets: With heated towel rail.First Floor:Delph bathroom: With double shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.4 steps to (bedrooms 1-4)…Bedroom 1 (Bow): With four poster super kingsize bed, DAB radio and en-suite with free-standing roll-top bath, shower attachment, step up to shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 2 (Boudoir): With single bed (can also be accessed through bedroom 1 (Bow), ideal for use as a dressing room).Bedroom 3 (Bow Dressing Room): With four poster double bed and DAB radio.Bedroom 4 (Captain’s): With four poster super kingsize bed, DAB radio, Murano glass chandelier and en-suite with free-standing roll-top bath, shower attachment, step up to shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 5 (Oak): With four-poster kingsize bed, DAB radio and en-suite with free-standing copper bath, shower attachment, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 6 (South): With double bed and DAB radio.Bedroom 7 (Amber): With four poster kingsize bed, DAB radio and en-suite with bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 8 (Buff): With ¾ double bed, mural wall and DAB radio.Bedroom 9 (Portico): With emperor bed, DAB radio and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.Gillows bathroom: With bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle and heated towel rail.2 steps to (bedrooms 10-12)...Bedroom 10 (The Old Nursery): With double bed, DAB radio, old toys and en-suite with free-standing roll-top bath, shower attachment and toilet. Bedroom 11 (North): With four poster super kingsize bed, DAB radio and en-suite with free-standing roll-top bath, shower attachment, walk-in shower area, toilet and heated towel rail. Bedroom 12 (Smith’s): With super kingsize bed, DAB radio and en-suite with deep step to marble shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Second Floor:Bedroom 13 (Garden): With kingsize bed, DAB radio and en-suite with free-standing bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail. Bedroom 14 (Music): With twin beds and en-suite with free-standing roll-top bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail. Penthouse living room: With 32” Sky TV (full package), DVD player with DVDs, Playstation with games, record player with records and a selection of books. Bedroom 15 (Penthouse Garden): With kingsize bed and DAB radio. Bedroom 16 (Penthouse Park): With twin beds and DAB radio. Bedroom 17 (Penthouse Monks): With single bed and DAB radio. Penthouse bathroom: With bath, shower attachment, toilet and heated towel rail.
Biomass central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and fuel for open fires included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Welcome pack. Laundry service at cost. Catering available (from £100 per person per day). Gardens with gas barbecue. 3,000 acre grounds (shared). Tennis court (private). Private parking. No smoking. Please note: There are two staircases within the house both with low bannisters. Due to the age and style of the house every room has low window ledges. There is a fountain in the garden and a river in the grounds.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
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