- Visit Britain – 5 Stars
- Equally comfortable for 2 people, 4 or 6
- Glorious scenery, idyllic surroundings
- Wonderful walks straight from the door
- Fabulous interior, ancient oak beams & log fires
- Paintings and objets d’art from France & Italy
- Relaxing conservatory with stunning views
- Piano, books, fresh flowers & magazines
- Sumptuously comfortable beds (Vi-Spring, Relyon etc – all from Harrods)
- An enthusiastic cook’s kitchen
- FREE WiFi
- Twin room with TV for Playstation
- Tranquil location; yet within 35 minutes’ drive of central Lake District & 15 minutes from jnct 37 on M6
Goodies Farmhouse is gorgeous! Full of warmth and character, this lovely 17th century house nestles in a beautiful wooded valley overlooking the Howgill Fells. Recently restored to a luxurious standard the house has a wonderful atmosphere and, set in nearly an acre of garden and woodland, is an ideal retreat for those seeking peace and tranquillity. The beautiful interior will please the most discerning guest; quality and attention to detail ensures every modern comfort has been carefully provided yet the farmhouse retains a lovely relaxing atmosphere where time seems to stand still.
Beautiful lounge with original oak beams, open fire for coal and logs, oak floor with rugs, two seater sofa, three seater sofa and armchair with Liberty covers, 42″ tv, dvd, lamps, wall lights, oak bookcase, piano, desk, handwritten information guide, local maps, magazines, books, chess set and games. The dining area has a magnificent 16th century oak refectory table and eight carved oak chairs.
The newly-fitted kitchen is fully equipped with a beautiful granite worktop, Neff electric double oven and gas hob. Miele dishwasher, ‘fridge, excellent cookware and pretty china, small table and chairs, inglenook fireplace with cast iron stove, terracotta tiled floor, oak beams, bookcase and spice cupboard. A utility room houses a microwave, large freezer, additional full-sized ‘fridge (ideal for drinks and extra food storage) and Bosch washing machine.
The old oak staircase leads up to the three bedrooms, all with sumptuously comfortable beds and luxurious linen to ensure a blissful night’s sleep; twin room, double room with 5’ carved oak bed, and master bedroom (5’ bed) with lovely views; this room has a good-sized en-suite shower room. The family bathroom has bath and shower.
The conservatory has stunning views of the mountains and surrounding countryside; and is an unique and very special place, utterly peaceful and private with glorious views, lovely relaxing atmosphere and very comfortable sofas.
For eating outside there is a terrace with table and chairs and parasol for shade, a simple barbeque and, of course, wonderful mountain views. The large garden is fully fenced for children to play in (with parental supervision) and has a background of mature trees against the magnificent mountain scenery. There are lovely walks straight from the door; down to the river for a gentle stroll, or for a more challenging walk, up onto the high fells.