Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
In an elevated setting on a hillside farm and surrounded by stunning scenery across Sabden Valley towards Pendle Hill in the beautiful Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Approached along a farm track, The Boskins dates back to the 1700s and has been converted to offer a charming cottage, retaining original feature beams, underfloor heating, a wood burning stove for cooler days and complemented with contemporary furnishings of a very good standard, it is the perfect getaway at any time. The private patio is ideal for enjoying the peace and quiet or al fresco dining and there is a traditional wood-fired hot tub for those relaxing moments. The sheep and lambs in the spring graze the fields with walks directly from the cottage across countryside and woodland. The area offers plenty of opportunity for enjoyment such as walking and cycling, Pendle Ski club dry slopes and the challenge of Pendle Hill is just a few minutes away. The village of Sabden is less than a mile away where there is a general store, pubs and a tearoom. Clitheroe has an impressive ancient castle and the village of Whalley a historic abbey. Both offer individual shops and quality restaurants within a 10-minute drive. The market towns of Settle and Skipton, the Yorkshire Dales, Lakes and West Coast are within easy driving distance.
Ground floor: open plan sitting/dining room with underfloor heating, wood burning stove and well equipped kitchen area. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath, WC, basin and heated towel rail.
Ceramic hob and electric double oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster
TV, DVD, wi-fi, Wii with selection of games
Selection of books and games
Bed linen and towels provided
Logs included for the stove
Ground source central heating, instant electric panel heating in bedrooms and all electricity included in the rent
Travel cot and highchair available
Enclosed patio with garden furniture and barbeque plus traditional wood-fired hot tub
No smoking in the property please
Pets welcome at £20 per pet per week
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Whalley 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
Northern England region
Within a short drive are shopping opportunities in Preston, Manchester and Liverpool together with the coastal resorts of Blackpool and Southport and easy access from the nearby M6 to the Yorkshire Dales and Southern Lakes.
The beautiful and tranquil Forest of Bowland is located in an unspoilt area of outstanding natural beauty. A hidden part of rural Lancashire in the Ribble Valley. There is an abundance of country lanes to provide walking and cycling opportunities together with traditional village Inns, local shops and cafes to cater for your every need.
For the more energetic the slopes of Pendle Hill provide an impressive base for dry skiing and horse riding is available at several equestrian centres throughout the area. Superb golf courses at nearby Clitheroe, Longridge and Whalley and for the water sport enthusiast there are local swimming and canoe clubs. There are well stocked trout lakes and rivers for the fisherman, both coarse and game anglers.