Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This home away from home is situated in a small Pendle village lying at the border between Lancashire and Yorkshire on the edge of the beautiful Haworth Moor.
Surrounded by open countryside, hills and woodland it is a perfect base from which to explore miles of wonderful country walks. Should you prefer pedal power there are several cycle routes in and around the area giving you the opportunity to 'get on your bike' and explore the ever changing landscape.
Offering accommodation for up to four guests this late nineteenth century stone-built traditional cottage retains many of the original features including stone staircase and exposed beams along with the modern day benefits of double glazing and central heating. There is off road parking for one vehicle at the front of the property and an enclosed garden to the rear.
From the entrance porch you step into a cosy and tastefully furnished living room complete with exposed beams and inglenook fireplace, just the place to relax and unwind from the stresses of your journey with a cuppa and a slice of home-made cake!
Patio doors open from the living room into a spacious and airy conservatory. Furnished for relaxing as well as dining this is an ideal room in which to while away a Summer evening overlooking the enclosed rear garden.
The kitchen and living areas are separated by a brick-built breakfast bar and though small the kitchen is equipped with all necessary appliances and utensils including toaster and kettle, gas cooker. microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and washing machine there is also an iron and ironing board.
An original stone staircase leads to the upper floor providing two bedrooms, one containing a double bed and the other a single with an additional single guest bed. Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and drawers. The shower room at the end of the landing comprises shower cubicle, WC, hand basin with mirrored cabinet above and heated towel rail.
A large selection of books and games can be found in the bookcase at the top of the stairs.
Please note that the stairs are original stone and therefore unevenly worn and may cause problems for the less mobile.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester International Airport 77 km, Nearest railway: Colne 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Northern England region
From rugged hills and brooding moors to rolling countryside and a spectacular coastline Lancashire's landscape is one of beauty and contrast steeped in history and folklore.
There are country lanes to wander, rivers and canals to amble beside, historic houses to explore and friendly village inns and pubs serving hearty food and cold beer to the weary traveller.
Surrounded by open countryside, hills and woodland Heathcliff Cottage is a perfect base from which to explore the many wonderful country walks right on the doorstep. Take a leisurely stroll across the fields to Wycoller Country Park with it's award winning information centre and enjoy tasty home-made food in the gift shop cafe.or discover the local wildlife as you meander along the riverside to Ball Grove Nature Reserve.
For the more energetic there's the Pendle Way, encompassing the famous 'Witch Country' around Pendle Hill, or the Bronte Way which incorporates many of the places featured in the novels of the Bronte sisters as well as the village of Haworth where they lived.
Known as 'the gate-way to the Yorkshire Dales' the market town of Skipton with it's cobbled market place and Norman castle is about 20 minute drive away as is Bolton Abbey, former estate of the Duke of Devonshire with it's 30,000 acres of woodland and riverside walks. Also nearby is the Forest of Bowland, a designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' encompassing the famous landmark of Pendle Hill.
For a day out at the seaside Blackpool, Southport and Lytham St Annes are hard to beat and can be reached within an hour's drive.
The cities of Leeds and Manchester are easily accessible for shopping and entertainment and for bargain hunters there is a wealth of mill shops in the area, the best known being Boundary Mill in Colne.
Colne also hosts the annual CAMRA Pendle Beer Festival in Jan/Feb and The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival held every year over the August Bank Holiday weekend. One of the largest events in the UK it features emerging talents and some of the greatest names in Blues.