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.
Standing detached, this grand house is ideal for families looking to holiday in the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Commanding picturesque views from almost every room, Micklethorn really is the perfect rural retreat. The 3000-acre grounds lay claim to an abundance of wildlife including peacocks and roaming sheep. The Broughton Hall Estate is also home to the Land Rover Experience, where you can try your hand at an off-road course, available by direct arrangement with the owners. For a change of pace, enjoy a gentle walk through the grounds which can be accessed just a few hundred yards away and cross bridges that span the river, or for the more experienced, why not go hiking through the surrounding hills and fells? Due to its convenient location, set back from the A59, it is the ideal base from which to explore the best that all Yorkshire has to offer.Once you’ve finished exploring, venture inside this luxury abode and make the most of the facilities on offer. Retaining many original features, character and charm oozes from every corner. Meticulously furnished with high attention to detail, boasting contemporary and unique décor, you’ll be sure to feel right at home. Relax in one of the sumptuous living spaces on offer, each with a warm a welcoming ambiance. Escape to the bright and airy library/study with a feature stone fire place and settle down with the Sunday paper or discover a new book from the selection provided. Why not challenge your mind with the selection of board games on offer in the cosy snug?The lower ground floor holds the colourful ’kids cave’, which will be sure to keep your little monkeys entertained. Meanwhile the adults can make the most of the sun trapped terrace with a glass of wine in hand. As the evening draws upon you, gather the family together and head inside for a movie night in the stylish living room on the 50” HD Sky TV with full Sky package. There really is no better way to spend your time than being surrounded by your loved ones. You can even whip up a sweet treat in the fully-equipped farmhouse style kitchen to enjoy with a film of your choice. The owner has thoughtfully provided a complementary welcome pack including wine, milk and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.When the night creeps in and tired eyes start to droop, head up one of two staircases leading to the first floor, and enjoy a night’s slumber in one of six luxurious bedrooms. With a choice of four bedrooms with zip and link beds, one with en-suite facilities, and two single bedrooms, one a cosy hideaway for a child, you really will be spoilt for choice! Create a holiday you’ll never forget whilst staying at the charming Micklethorn.
10 steps to entrance.Lower Ground Floor:Children’s play room.Ground Floor:Living room: With 50" HD Sky TV (full package).Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, SMEG fridge/freezer, dishwasher, DAB radio and stone floor.Utility room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and stone floor.Library/study: With a selection of books.Step to...Snug: With board games.Separate toilet.Two staircases to...First Floor:Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).Bedroom 3: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).Bedroom 4: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).Bedroom 5: With single bed.Step to...Bedroom 6: With single bed (for child under 8 years old), low, sloping ceiling and very low beam.Bathroom 1: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.Bathroom 2: With bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Large lawned garden, terrace and gas barbecue. 3000-acre grounds (shared with other properties on site), 300 yards away. Private parking for 6 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 3 steps to the garden. There is an unfenced river in the grounds, 300 yards and across the road.
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.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77