Helm Kent accommodation summary
Living room with open fire and dining area
Bunk room with adult sized bunk beds
Bathroom with bath and shower over
Shared garden area
Private sitting out area with table and chairs
Off road parking
In the shared parking area a few yards from the cottageOther Info
Arrival Time: 16:00
Departure Time: 10:00
Towels will be provided
A cot is available for children under the age of 2 (please bring your own cot linen)
A high chair is available
WiFi access is available at the property
Sorry, no pets
The cottage is non-smoking
A full basket of logs will be in the cottage on arrival, if you require more logs these are in the garage at £5 per bag.
The cottage will be decorated for stays over the festive period
The owners of Helm Kent offer a number of optional extras to make your stay extra special. Please contact the office on 017687 80571 if you are interested in knowing more about these bespoke packages, or get in touch with the owner once you have made your booking:
- Brunch boxes: Using only the finest local produce, a number of tasty brunch boxes can be delivered directly to your door for your stay.
- E-bike hire: Zip around the quiet country roads and explore the local area on one of four electric bikes available to hire.
- Motor boat hire: Get out onto Windermere lake on your very own motor boat, which takes up to 10 people. Rent by the day or for the duration of your stay (subject to availability).
- Outdoor adventure activities: Experience an adventurous thrill on land or in the water with a number of outdoor activities including paddle boarding, climbing, guided walks, ghyll scrambling, kayaking and pony trekking.
Helm Kent is full of character with vaulted ceilings and exposed roof timbers making it airy and light. Well laid out to make the most of the space and enjoying lovely views, it is a cosy and practical place to stay.
Accessed via a flight of external stone steps the front door of Helm Kent opens into a hallway with laminate floor and coat hooks. The bedrooms and bathroom are either side of the hall which then leads through to the charming living-dining area.
To the left is a light double bedroom with shelves perfectly placed to act as bedside tables and built in storage. The vaulted ceiling has character beams and the view from the window over the dry-stone walls to the countryside and fells beyond is relaxing and tranquil.
Across the hall the bunk bedroom also has exposed beams and the window looks out onto trees at the back of the cottage. The bunk beds are full-size so are suitable for adults if required, there is a chest of drawers for storage.
Next door to the bunk room you will find a spacious family bathroom. Modern, bright and practical the bath has a shower over and there is a heated towel radiator.
The living-dining area is both bright and cosy, with the dining table on the left enjoying the rural views out of one of the two windows and the sitting area at the other end. The inviting sitting area has a 2-seater sofa and two armchairs gathered around a coffee table in front of an open fireplace with slate hearth. An initial basket of logs is provided, so light the fire, take a seat, relax and enjoy the ambiance. If additional entertainment is required there is a Freeview TV and DVD player plus a Bluetooth music system. Shelves beside the fireplace offer a selection of books, games and DVD’s for all the family or just enjoy the lovely views across the fields and woods to Brant fell. The vaulted ceiling and lovely old beams give this room lots of character and add to the charm of this beautifully finished little cottage.
Double doors lead into the kitchen from the living area so it can be open plan for sociable mealtimes or closed off if you'd prefer to keep the washing up hidden! The farmhouse style kitchen has modern fitted units around three sides so everything is close at hand and easy to use. All the usual mod cons are included: washer-dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge with ice box, electric oven, 4-slice toaster and ceramic hob. The pretty tiled splashback adds a touch of colour behind the ample worktop space and kitchen is well-equipped with everything you could need.
Outside are shared lawned gardens and a pleasant barbeque area with rural views. The walled car parking area is close by with access to a small informal orchard area for morning or evening strolls to enjoy the peace and quietly watch the local wildlife.