Tucked away in peaceful countryside on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and within the Forest of Bowland, at the end of a half mile private road this small group of properties is surrounded by open farmland, which is managed under the guidelines of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme and situated in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Due to their effort to be environmentally friendly, the owners achieved a Gold Star Standard Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Heating and hot water are supplied by a central boiler fuelled by wood chip, and all lighting is by low energy bulbs. All cleaning products are made on site from natural materials.
Free range eggs and garden produce can be purchased when available. The cottages and farmhouse have all been comfortably furnished to a high standard and provide excellent holiday accommodation, which is personally managed by the owners and their family. Well maintained the cottages all have their own patios, which then merge into landscaped gardens, making this an idyllic and peaceful setting for a rural holiday.
On site there is a 10 x 5m heated indoor swimming pool, a games room with table tennis, pool table, table football and childrens' games as well as a full size snooker table. A tennis court and 7 a side football field provide entertainment for the more energetically minded but for those with peace and quiet in mind an afternoon by the stream can be most relaxing. Holidaymakers have access to the farmland, through which there some very pleasant walks. For the more adventurous the Three Peaks are on the doorstep where the open fells and moors provide a superb backdrop for more stunning scenery. Close by is Gisburn Forest, where there are many way-marked cycle trails and walks. For mountain bikers there are some excellent new trails in the Gisburn Forest which are suitable for all levels. There is secure bike storage and bike wash available on site. There is also fishing on Stocks Reservoir and fly fishing on the River Ribble.
The busy, attractive market town of Settle is just seven miles away and the Yorkshire Dales, Trough of Bowland and Lake District are all easily accessible by car.
Kitchen/Diner: Electric range cooker and granite worktops, microwave, dishwasher. Dining table and chairs.
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, toilet and washbasin. Back door to private patio and shared garden.
Lounge: Stone fireplace with woodburning stove, complimentary basket of logs (October - Easter) TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod docking station.
Snug: Settees and childrens' games.
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
En-suite: Shower, toilet and washbasin (suitable for disabled visitors).
Hall: (providing level access to the ground floor)
Bedroom 2: Kingsize bed, wardrobe, dressing table.
En-suite: Shower, toilet and washbasin.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Bedroom 4: Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Bedroom 5: King size double bed, wardrobe, dressing table.
En-suite: Shower, toilet and washbasin.
Bedroom 6: Twin beds, wardrobe, dressing table.
Bathroom: Bath, shower cubicle, washbasin and toilet.
Pets: Three pets welcome (to be kept on leads within the cottage complex grounds).
Parking: Ample parking
Garden: Private patio with furniture and barbecue, and shared gardens.
Heating: Full central heating.
Short breaks: Not accepted at peak times.
Notes: Towels are provided. Cot and high chair available, cot bedding provided. Please note that the twin beds cannot be put into doubles.Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. A basket of logs is provided on arrival but further bags provided at a cost of £3 for a small bag (weekend visits) and £5 for a big bag (week long visits). Smoking is not allowed at this property. The mobile phone signal is variable. The swimming pool is open 8.00 am to 9.00 pm every day. There is a small charge for using some of the equipment in the games room (currently 50 pence and 20 pence per game)
Pub & Shop: 4 miles.
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 12
- 6 Bedrooms
- 3 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- 4 Bathrooms
- Ground floor bathroom
- Ground floor bedroom
- Private parking
- Open fire/woodburner
- Swimming pool
- Games room
- Bed linen provided
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 4 miles away
- Nearest pub: 4 miles away
- 30 miles from the coast
Low Gill farmhouse is an excellent location for groups or large families to spend time together. The house is lovely, clean, well appointed and the leisure facility is a real bonus. Swimming pool lovely and warm, meant we could swim before breakfast each morning. We had a super, long weekend with our Reading Group. Highly recommended. Mrs Lynne Levey - 14th March 2018
We have stayed in a lot of cottages but Lower Gill Farmhouse was by far the best for provision of utensils, linen and crockery etc.. We were quite a large, mixed party and we had everything we needed to make our stay special. The on site games room and swimming pool were an added bonus. The welcome gift of fresh farm eggs was much appreciated. The owners were very welcoming and helpful.Mrs A Hirst - 19th October 2017
Had a fabulous break and would definitely returnMs S Wood - 9th February 2017
The swimming pool was brilliant.Mr W East - 1st November 2016
A perfect property for the whole family. The bonus of an indoor swimming pool and a games room on site makes it an ideal location.Mrs J Horrocks - 17th March 2016
Great place, clean and tidy and enough space for our four families. Great house for a group holiday. We were a group of four families with young kids so the pool and games room were a real bonus to let them burn off energy on what was one of the wettest weekends of 2015.Mrs Karen Simpson - 9th December 2015
Fabulous property set in a lovely location! Lots to do around the cottage and a very warm welcome! Brilliant help with everything Lovely cottage lots of bathrooms and all done to a high standardMrs M Colquhoun - 31st August 2015
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