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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.
These four detached holiday properties are located at High Lowscales Farm, a traditional Cumbrian hill farm situated in the south-western Lakes, between the beautiful countryside of the Whicham and Duddon Valleys. High Lowscales Farm is a renovated traditional Cumbrian farmhouse and features its own spa hot tub, complete with massage jets and feature lighting; The Byre is a romantic two-storey barn conversion with feature four poster bed, and guests can enjoy their own spa hot tub; The Stables is a cosy two-storey detached stables conversion with a romantic four-poster bed and a hot tub on the decked area; and The Cottage is a spacious two-storey, two-bedroom detached barn conversion and guests can enjoy their own hot tub on the private decked area. The farm is set in 17 acres and has spectacular views down to the Irish Sea and the Duddon Estuary. Public footpaths cross the farmland, and next door lies Millom Park, perfect for woodland walks. The driveway is also a bridleway, ideal for mountain biking in the Whicham Valley and up the 600-metre high Black Combe. The beaches at Haverigg and Silecroft, and the Hodbarrow RSPB reserve are a 10-minute drive, whilst the market town of Broughton-in-Furness is 15 minutes away. Within a half hour drive you will also find Coniston Water, the Barrow-in-Furness Peninsula (pretty drives, Furness Abbey, The Dock Museum, Walney Island Nature Reserve, Piel Island, Furness Owls, Gleaston Watermill and the Cumbrian Coastal Way), Muncaster Castle and “La’al Ratty” miniature steam railway at Ravenglass which all make for wonderful days out. The Aquarium of the Lakes and steam boat cruises on Windermere are a 40-minute drive away. In order to make guests’ stay as relaxing as possible, drop-off suppers and massage and beauty treatments (at the cottages) can be pre-ordered (separate charges apply). Beach 2½ miles. Shop and restaurant 2 miles, pub 4½ miles. The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 19 guests.
Ground Floor:Slate floors in most rooms.Living room/kitchen: With wood burner, Freesat TV, DVD player, iPod dock, gas/electric range, combi microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and wooden and slate floor.Dining room.Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.Snug: With wood burner, Freesat TV and PlayStation.First Floor:Beams and wooden floors throughout.Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed and en-suite with bath and toilet.Bedroom 2: With twin beds, bunk bed and Freesat TV.Bedroom 3: With 3 single beds and sloping ceiling.Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.Second staircase to first floor...Bedroom 4: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request) and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Gas central heating and gas included. Initial fuel for wood burners included. Telephone - for incoming and emergency calls only. Enclosed, lawned front garden with patio, garden furniture and portable barbecue. Small enclosed rear garden with decking. Hot tub (private). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. Please note: There are 13 steps between the upper decked area and the patio.
All properties: Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. 17-acre farmland grounds (shared with other properties on-site). No smoking. Please note: The properties have a natural water supply from a borehole.
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