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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.
To experience your own slice of history, there is no better place to stay than Westbrook. Nestled in the grounds of the Old Brook House Estate, this holiday property is oozing character and charm.Dating back to the 12th-century, Brook House was first owned by the Glamorgan Family. After many owners, the property later fell in to the hand of Thomas Bowerman, who entertained guests such as Henry VII in the house In the early 18th-century, Brook House underwent a full rebuild and was later sold to Henry Howe.Again many owners passed, before coming in to the possession of the Seely family. Many famous visitors that have entered this delightful property, include Winston Churchill, Lloyd George, the Astor’s, the Prince of Wales (Edward VII) and Queen Mary. One of the most famous visitor’s during Charles Seely’s ownership was Garibaldi, the Italian General and politician.During World War II the house was requisitioned by the War Office, where it housed the Canadian soldiers. After the war ended, the house was converted into flats, but today is one wonderfully large property all under the same ownership.Westbrook is situated in the grounds with two other holiday properties and provides delightful accommodation for history enthusiasts looking to delve deep into the past of Brook House. This house is the perfect place to explore the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with family and friends, or simply relax in the living room and admiring the delightful views, with the wood burner radiating the room. Alternatively, head out and explore this extensive location, with over 500 miles of walking routes to enjoy, including the Tennyson Trail, which was named after the famous poet, who resided on the island.Whether you are here to explore an area steeped in history, or simply relax with a glass of wine in hand, Westbrook is the perfect base for you.
Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Utility room. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 2 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.
Woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/ dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Large garden and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.
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