Sleeping up to 20 people in 7 comfortable bedrooms, Fawcett Mill is a fantastic large Cumbrian holiday house, ideal for big groups of friends or family looking to holiday altogether in Cumbria, just outside of the Lake District National Park and within half an hour’s drive of some of the area’s best loved places including Kendal and Penrith. This spacious property also lies just on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, allowing you to explore both of these stunning areas easily on days out.
Characterful Large Mill House situated by both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales
Originally a mill owner’s house, this large stone-built cottage dates back to 1794 and with features that include lovely countryside views, exposed wooden beams, a warming open fire, log burner, four poster beds in some bedrooms, two lounges and a setting by a stream and 7 acres of meadowlands it’s clear to see that this property has lots to offer. Also at this holiday house is the added bonus of a sauna to help you relax and unwind on holiday. Free WiFi internet access is also available.
Outside the property are various terraces and patio garden areas to enjoy where you can sit out and look out over the stream. There is outdoor furniture and a stone-built BBQ so you can really soak up the superb setting. There is even a beautiful waterfall close by!
Inside this Large Sleeps 20 Cumbrian Holiday House:
Inside this large 7 bedroom property, the accommodation is spacious and welcoming.
The large lounge is ideal for big groups with a comfy seating area with sofas, a warming log-burner and a 40 inch Freeview TV with DVD. The second lounge is a combined living/dining area with relaxed seating area complete with warming open fire and ample dining space for 20 people (including a cosy nook area). The spacious kitchen is next to the dining area and is complete with microwave, dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer and electric oven and hob. There is also a smaller kitchen with hob/oven, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine making this a superb property for large group self-catering.
Also on the ground floor is a family bathroom with both bath and shower, a shower room and a 5 person sauna where you can relax and unwind.
On the first floor:
• 2 double bedrooms each with a romantic four poster bed (one with en-suite facilities)
• A twin bedroom and shower room.
On the second floor:
• 2 twin bedrooms
• A family bedroom with twin beds, plus 2 bunk beds.
• A bedroom with a convertible double sofa bed, double futon and Freeview TV.
Explore the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks
Enjoy days out discovering some of the best of the Lake District National Park including Ullswater and Lake Windermere which are within an hour’s drive of this large holiday house. For shops, eating out and ample Lake District charm Kendal and Penrith are just 30 minutes’ drive away.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is home to its own unique landscape and places like Ravenstonedale and Kirkby Stephen within the Eden Valley are less than half an hour’s drive away. These areas are an absolute paradise for walking, hiking, photography and a variety of outdoor pursuits.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2016
Please visit http://www.fawcettmill.info/ to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Cumbria.
20% deposit to make a booking with balance 8 weeks prior. Payments by cheque or bank transfer. £150 security deposit required.
Situated just within the western boundary of the Yorkshire Dales National Park & close to the Lake District National Park.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Oxenholme , Kendal on west coast main line
Recommended Places to Visit: Discover both the Lake District National Park and Yorkshire Dales nearby. Visit Kirkby Stephen, Ravenstonedale and Appleby the old County Town of Westermoreland close by, plus Kendal and Penrith.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: There are 2 cafes in Orton. Good Local Pubs are the George in Orton, the Black Swan & Kings Head in Ravenstonedale, The Cross Keys in Tebay & the Bay Horse in Winton..
Local Sports: Walking, cycling, horse riding are all possible locally. The coast to coast walk passes through the local village of Orton. Enjoy boating too in the Lake District National Park.
Orton is a lively village with its own school, Post Office/shop, tea rooms, "local" The George Hotel and chocalate factory & shop. There is a Farmers Market in the square the 2nd saturday of every month.