A beautiful period holiday cottage steeped in history sitting in Cowan Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale, perfectly located for exploring both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks with walks aplenty straight from the doorstep.
Step inside and you will find snowy-white limewashed walls, original floorboards and beams, exposed stonework and cushioned window seats. Outside is a lovely large garden with seating areas for al fresco dining and views across glorious open countryside.
Brontë School House sleeps five adults in three bedrooms, holds Trip Advisor 5-star rating and VisitEngland 4-star accreditation. We have off-street parking for two vehicles and superfast FREE
On the ground floor you will find:
a light and spacious, comfy lounge housing a wood-burning stove, bookshelves laden with books and magazines, television with digital freeview and DVD player with DVDs. A large bay window provides glorious vistas to the garden and countryside beyond;
a separate dining room with georgian cast-iron columns and wooden panelling, dating from an eighteenth century extension to the original property, housing a six-seater dining table and chairs. A cushioned window-seat provides the perfect spot to sit and read a book;
a kitchen with free standing wooden units, ceramic hob/electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and fully equipped with crockery, glassware, cutlery, cafetiere, teapot and cooking utensils so that you can do as much or as little cooking as you wish!;
a bathroom with a wonderful claw foot bath for lazy soaks, and a separate shower, toilet & wash basin; and a washing machine secreted within the back-hallway.
Original stone stairs lead to the first floor where there are three bedrooms and a separate toilet & wash-basin:
the master bedroom houses a king size brass bed with pocket-sprung mattress, victorian cast-iron fireplace and window-seats overlooking the garden & open countryside beyond;
the second bedroom has twin iron bedsteads with pocket sprung mattresses, victorian cast-iron fireplace and views to the garden & open countryside;
and the third bedroom with its exposed stonework has an antique brass bed and views to the sheep or cattle grazing in the neighbouring field.
Outside there is a beautiful cottage garden, where the children can run around, where you can enjoy views across rolling countryside or simply sit with a glass of wine listening to the sound of Leck Beck running just beyond the garden wall;
and off-road private parking for two cars (separate from the garden).
Note: Accessibility Guide for the cottage is available at: https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/bronte-school-house