The Place accommodation summary
Bedroom with zip and link beds - these will normally be made up as a king-sized bed but can be unzipped to be two small singles if requested at time of booking
Bedroom with king-sized bed
Twin bedroom with two single beds
Third separate toilet
Large lawned garden with dining terrace, orchard, secret garden area and stunning lake views
Games Barn with table tennis table, table football and pool table
Badminton, quoits and other outdoor games
Storage for eight bikes
Parking for five cars
The house is heated by oil fired central heating and electric underfloor heating
Initial supply of logs for woodburner provided
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
A single dog is welcome at an additional charge of £15
The cottage is non-smoking
We ask for a damage deposit of £200. This will be returned in the fortnight following your stay.
It may be possible to bring an extra small/medium dog by prior arrangement - please let us know if you would like to double check this. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture and are expected to sleep in the utility room.
Please note that the WiFi is sufficient for sending and receiving emails, googling, social media etc. but will not stream movies. There is an extensive DVD collection at the cottage but if you have something in mind that you'd particularly like to watch, we recommend downloading this in advance of your arrival.
When you enter The Place you are enveloped by a feeling of calm. Step into the Farmhouse kitchen with its beautiful handmade units and revel in the luxury of the little things that start a holiday well - it is fully equipped with a Belling induction range cooker, Gaggia coffee maker, De Longhi toaster and kettle, full height American style fridge-freezer, microwave, Panasonic bread maker, belfast sink, dishwasher and plenty of storage space.
The utility room (accessed from the back door) has boot storage, hanging space, a Victorian style airer and a washing machine and dryer.
Off the utility room is a smart shower room with power shower, basin and toilet.
The sitting room has a wealth of original features dating back from 1664. Here you will find ancient beams, original fireplace, a bread oven and salt cellar along with modern comforts - quality fabrics and furnishings, paintings, widescreen TV and Blu Ray player, Roberts Bluetooth DAB radio, record player and records, woodburner and stylish, yet comfortable sofas.
There is also a woodburner in the dining room which has a large dining table with seating for 8, a writing desk in the window looking out onto the Lake District fells and mountains, a large window seat to curl up and read in, an antique dresser full of vintage china and a selection of board games and books for you to use and enjoy.
There are more fantastic views from the dual-aspect downstairs bedroom which is furnished with style and consideration. The top quality bed is usually made up as a king-size but can be unzipped to make two small singles if you let us know this requirement four weeks before you are due to stay (or upon booking).
Upstairs there three further bedrooms and astonishing lake views - one with a king-sized bed, one with a double, and a pretty twin with two singles. The bathroom is spacious with a freestanding roll top bath and a large separate shower enclosure. There is a cloakroom with an additional toilet.
Outside the garden is lovely, large and enclosed. The barn houses a table tennis table. table football and a pool table. There is a dining terrace with log brazier, sitting out spots dotted around and there is even a secret garden, which kids and adults alike love. The views of Loweswater and the surrounding mountains are amazing. It is the perfect place to relax with a cup of tea or a glass of wine.