Located 10 minutes from the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park the Estate is a 5* development of luxury apartments with a Green Credential ideally based to explore both parks. The Old Forge is a ground floor cottage and has an inter connecting door to The Granary enabling them to be let together. There is an onsite bar serving meals on request and oven ready 'take away' meals. The complex is perfectly based to enjoy a relaxing holiday in an area of peace and quiet at any time of year.
This property has been entered into Grand Design's annual award for 2013
The estate is located within a 10 minute drive of the M6, Junc...tion 38 for Tebay and Kendal and on the edge of the Lake District and the North Yorkshire Dales National Parks and nearby Howgill Fells. The Estate, which can also be reached from M6 junctions 36 and 37, is approached over a private ½ mile driveway to a most secluded location with a stream bordering the land to the west and the properties benefitting from superb views of the eastern Lakeland fells and beyond. The grounds appear to extend out into the picturesque park-like neighbouring farmland.
The renovation work to this former 17th Century farmstead has been carried out by local craftsmen to an extremely high standard with an emphasis on achieving a high 5* rating and ‘Green Credentials’. The properties all benefit from triple glazing and the heating is provided by solar thermal panels and a ground source heat pump supported by heat recovery and ventilation systems which together assure you of a draft free, warm and cosy welcome. Each property also has an attractive wood burning stove.
All the properties have been furnished and equipped to appeal to the discerning guest who will appreciate the attention to detail, providing for their every need including under floor heating both upstairs and downstairs , internet access, free Wi-Fi, DAB radio/CD with USB memory card and i-Pod dock, large LED TV with Blue Ray DVD player providing Freesat+ HD and foreign TV channels by request. TVs and Blue Ray players all support 3D TV for guests with their own Samsung Smart-TV 3D glasses.
Locally crafted oak kitchens feature solid granite worktops, induction hob, double oven, fridge, freezer, and built-in dishwasher and washer/dryer. The inventory also includes a microwave and coffee machine.
Bedrooms all feature solid light oak furniture, a basic internet terminal is provided in one bedroom for guests unable to bring their own laptop or tablet. Luxurious tiled bathrooms provide high quality showers and baths (both in the larger properties) with a heated towel rail and light oak/granite cabinet supporting a round ceramic bowl.
The adjoining Byre and Courtyard Terrace is fully licensed and provides a warm and welcoming focus and meeting/bar area for guests. The Byre has its own kitchens and meals can be served by arrangement. The Byre features huge floor to roof windows that provide panoramic views over the Courtyard to the nearby fells. The bar area also boasts a large Inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove/open fireplace, and is equipped with a projector ideal for business and used for screening films or satellite TV. In addition a range of oven ready homemade ‘take away’ meals are available to order plus ‘themed’ evenings throughout the year. Upon arrival guests are provided with details of opening hours/special events which vary depending on the season. The bar does not stay open late but wines and bears may be purchased to take out.
The seven adjoining properties include The Old Forge and The Granary both being linked by interconnecting doors on the ground floor which can be booked together for parties of up to 12. Larger groups of up to 47 can be catered for by request by combining multiple properties including The Byre area.
The owners live on site and are available at Reception during published periods to help make your holiday as enjoyable as possible.
This spacious apartment has an interconnecting door to The Granary which may be booked together. The property features under floor heating and comprises:
* Spacious dining/lounge with polished sage limestone flooring, Chesterfield leather sofas, 46” LED TV, Blue Ray DVD player, CD/DAB radio, Morso wood burning stove, hand crafted fold down bed and views over the grounds and towards the Lakeland fells.
* Kitchen with granite work surface, Belfast pot sink, double electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer and dishwasher.
* Master double bedroom with king size bed and internet terminal.
* Twin bedroom with glazed doors to a balcony with rooftop terrace and seating for two people.
* Luxuriously appointed bathroom with walk-in shower, bath, vanity unit, heated towel rail and WC.
* All electric, initial supply of logs, bed linen and towels provided.
* Cot and highchair available.
* Complimentary Wi-Fi.
* Ample private parking.
* Shared use of the grounds with garden furniture.
PLEASE NOTE There is a £250 housekeeping deposit payable to the owner on arrival
Additional amenities include: wood burning stove yes, open fire/stove: wood burning stove, 5* cottages, garden or outdoor area, bedrooms 2: 1, no. bathrooms: 1, changeover saturday, october half term availability, early booking discount, may half term availability, christmas and new year availability, parking facilities: private parking, easter availability, february half term availability, no. bedrooms: 2, valentine availability, visit britain 5* gold, pets no, south lakes, summer school holidays, bathrooms 1: 1, school holiday discounts, midweek & weekend short break, price i from £480 pw, windermere, sleeps 4/6, star grading: 5*.Read more
All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
Left on 06/14/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | John of Mold
Although just opened this beautiful 'cottage'had got it right in every respect. Friendly welcome, luxurious accommodation with everything you could possibly need. Superbly situated close to the M6 and therefore ideal for the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales.
We will be back.
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