Orton, Penrith, Cumbria, Lake District
Fawcett Mill, built in 1794 as the Mill Owners Cottage,in stunning countryside, accommodates up to 20 people & is ideal for significant birthday/anniversary celebrations & reunions
Overlooking the quiet, unspoilt Howgill Mountains, Fawcett Mill is hidden in its own tranquil valley, with a stream running from an adjacent waterfall through 7 acres of meadowland. Built in 1794 as the mill owners house, it is furnished in comfortable country style, with oak beams and open hearths throughout. It is equipped to a comfortable country standard with full gas central heating and fitted carpets. Outside, as well as barbecue areas, there are extensive terraces and patios bordering the stream. Fawcett Mill is an idyllic gathering place for a large family or group of friends. It is perfect for significant birthday or anniversary celebrations, reunions, get togethers, Christmas/New Year/Easter celebrations, Weekend Breaks or a relaxing break away from it all. Summer or winter the environment and scenery is stunning.
Situated on the western border & inside the Dales National Park, and just a short distance from the Lake District National Park, it is just 3 miles from junction 38 of the M6 in its own hidden valley, conveniently accessible for guests travelling from from Scotland, the North West, the Midlands & Yorkshire.
The cottage has 3 double bedrooms, 3 twin bedrooms, 1 family bedroom (with twin beds and additional double bunkbed), 2 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms and 4 w.c.s. A double futon and double settee bed in the upper lounge (+cots) enable up to 20 people to be accommodated. There are 2 lounges, one on the ground floor with TV, video, radio and log fire, and the other on the 2nd floor with TV, video and radio. The spacious dining / living room with Victorian range has dining tables seating 16 people in the same room together in front of the warm Victorian Range, and the two fully equipped kitchens include dishwasher, washing machine, drier, microwave, hob, oven, fridge, freezer and a gas-fired Rayburn cooker. Also on the ground floor is a 3/5-person sauna.
Outside there is a stone BBQ along with pub style bench tables with table umbrellas on the top patio with steps down to the middle & lower patios to the Raisbeck stream.
The cottage is situated in the Eden Valley, just 3 miles from junction 38 of the M6, in a quiet valley in its own meadowland, alongside a stream & close to a waterfall, and situated mid way between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks
Fawcett Mill rental prices:
£1595 - £1995
The "standard period" weekly rental rate is £1595; July & August weeks are £1895, 3 night weekend breaks and 4 night midweek breaks are offerred during "standard periods" outside of July , August, Christmas, New Year & Easter weeks £1195. Pets are welcomed by prior agreement, and subject to an agreed set of rules, at £25 per dog with a usual maximum of 2 dogs. Being a country location in sheep & cattle country, dogs must be on a lead AT ALL TIMES when outside.
Christmas and New Year breaks are from £2995 for up to 4 nights or £3795 for a full week.