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2 separate Detached Cottages each In their own grounds, surrounded by quiet wood - Broughton Bank Cottage in woodland garden

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Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Description

Broughton Bank Cottage in woodland garden

Secluded, detached and characterful 2-bedroom non-smoking cottage, in own grounds in the quiet of Cartmel valley, perfect for a relaxing holiday in calm surroundings. Thoughtfully and sustainably designed and maintained, attracting consistently positive feedback. Heating from ‘green’ ground source and wood burner. Lovely wood furnishings made from a tree felled on site and naturally seasoned; walnut floors. One bathroom and one shower room, wonderful views of the garden and the trees above through roof windows (blackout blinds provided!). Stone sitting out area and large raised garden.

TV with DVD player and free-view. Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, oven and hob. Underfloor heating with room thermostats.

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About the property

E7596

Two secluded, detached and characterful 2 bedroom non-smoking cottages, one in its own grounds and one with walled garden in the quiet of Cartmel valley, perfect for those who want a relaxing holiday in calm surroundings. Thoughtfully furnished and sustainably managed, attracting consistently positive feedback. One is a farmworker’s cottage refurbished to a high standard, alone in farmland, with large walled garden and panoramic views to the south of Cartmel valley and Hampsfell to the east. The other is a Lakeland slate cottage completely renovated, hidden in a private wooded garden above a tranquil pond. This one’s heating comes from ‘green’ ground source and wood burner. Each has a double and a twin bedroom with restful and unpeopled views, great kitchens, full central heating and hot water and a super full mains pressure shower and bath. Linen and towels all included. Lettings from Friday, Monday or Tuesday, 3 nights minimum. Owners can receive deliveries e.g. food, by arrangement

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About the Owner

John Hibbert
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

December 2013

Dan, Neil, Becci & Si "Thank you for a lovely place to end a year and start another. Thanks also for helping us to find the saucepans (under the secret drawer under the oven). Apologies for the several fire alarms - we didn't even burn the sausages! The cottage was lovely and cosy and we've had a lovely trip."

Rachel James Aaron & Austin "a beautiful and most intricate cottage - wonderfully restored to a high standard. We enjoyed a lovely walk on Christmas Day and would also recommend a visit to Brockhole which we did on Boxing day. We had some gorgeous photos of Windermere and thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride there. We are certain that we will visit again. Thank you for all your help and recommendations, we felt very welcome.

October 2013

The Locker family "Our first stay at the Lakes, we didn't know what to expect but we couldn't have asked for a cosier cottage! Ourselves, our two teenage children and our dog have been on some of the most wonderful walks ....
Dec 2012
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Guestbook comments from the owner

December 2013

Dan, Neil, Becci & Si "Thank you for a lovely place to end a year and start another. Thanks also for helping us to find the saucepans (under the secret drawer under the oven). Apologies for the several fire alarms - we didn't even burn the sausages! The cottage was lovely and cosy and we've had a lovely trip."

Rachel James Aaron & Austin "a beautiful and most intricate cottage - wonderfully restored to a high standard. We enjoyed a lovely walk on Christmas Day and would also recommend a visit to Brockhole which we did on Boxing day. We had some gorgeous photos of Windermere and thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride there. We are certain that we will visit again. Thank you for all your help and recommendations, we felt very welcome.

October 2013

The Locker family "Our first stay at the Lakes, we didn't know what to expect but we couldn't have asked for a cosier cottage! Ourselves, our two teenage children and our dog have been on some of the most wonderful walks ....
Dec 2012
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Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Booking by email or telephone. 25% deposit with the balance payable 1 month before stay. On cancellation repayment of money already paid to the extent that we are able to re-book.

Changeover Day:
Friday, Monday or Tuesday. More flexibility over changeovers during quieter times

Notes on prices:
A 'full week' runs from Friday 4 p.m. to Friday 10 a.m..
Short breaks can run either from Friday 4 p.m. to Monday or Tuesday 10 a.m. or from Monday or Tuesday 4 p.m. to Friday 10 a.m. - minimum stay period is 3 nights. A stay of 3 nights costs 60% of the weekly rate; 4 day stays cost 80% of the weekly price.
Well behaved dogs are welcome, at a charge of £25 each stay.
Errors and omissions excepted

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

5

Perfectly charming and exceeding expectation

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cottage, it was so quaint and the photos online didn't do it as much justice as in reality.

The garden and setting was idyllic. Cottage was furnished in rustic style in keeping. Very clean and tidy

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Stables available.

Agroforestry / smallholding dimension

Coast/Beach:

Morecambe Bay 15 minutes' drive.

Walney Island beach 40 minutes' drive

Travel:

Blackpool Airport 40 miles

Manchester Airport 60 miles

Bus arrival is possible with a 3/4 mile walk; otherwise use of a car or cycle is necessary.

Distances:

1 mile from Cartmel and 5 miles from Lake Windermere.

M6 Junction 36 20 minutes away

Further Details:

Cartmel Racecourse 1 mile

Holker Hall and gardens 4 miles

Lake District Motor Museum 5 miles

Haverthwaite Steam Railway 5 miles

Lakeside Aquarium and Lake Steamers 6 miles

Dalton Zoo

Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Cosy living rooms. Open fire at Woodland Cottage, wood burner at Broughton Bank. First basket of wood provided. Full central heating in both cottages with thermostat accessible by guests. Broughton Bank Cottage has underfloor heating with individual room thermostats. Kitchens fully equipped including dishwasher and microwave. Herb gardens for fresh herbs and sizable lawns. Woodland Cottage has a drying room. Its shower is over the bath. Broughton Bank Cottage has two bathrooms: one with shower cubicle and one with bath. There are beautiful views of trees above Broughton Bank through bedroom skylights. Outside: Tables and seating outside - bedrock bench and stone table at Broughton Bank Cottage. Each cottage has its own private gardens. Fantastic panoramic views from Woodland Cottage garden. Secluded woodland location of Broughton Bank's raised garden has looks over a tranquil pond. Private off-road parking. Lockable shed at Woodland Cottage. Outside PIR lighting.

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