New Thornber has been recently renovated into a stunning holiday cottage, sleeping up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, the house is ideal for enjoying a holiday with family & friends! Offering spectacular, far-reaching views over the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, taking in Ingleborough & Whernside & looking down the Wenning Valley towards Morecambe Bay. Nestled between the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & the Forest of Bowland, it is the perfect location for a fantastic getaway!
Leading off the entrance hall is a large living room with panoramic views over Yorkshire, Lancashire & Cumbria, there is an electric Aga log burner, smart TV and several games & books. The fully equipped kitchen is open plan with the dining space, this features a large antique farmhouse kitchen table. In the summer months you can enjoy opening up the bi-fold doors to offer an outdoor indoor living feel from the dining room. The kitchen leads onto another hallway with doors off to the boot room, downstairs bedroom, bathroom & a back door out onto the rear patio.
There is a spacious downstairs super king bedroom offering zip & link beds with the option of either twin room or super king and with it's own separate shower room next door. This ground floor bedroom along with the other main living areas in the house, make it perfect for guests who struggle with steps. The car park, gardens & patios around the house are also on a flat level, the only steps being the one into the house at each door & one down into the boot room.
Upstairs there is another large double bedroom with an ensuite shower room, a further double bedroom with walk in wardrobe & a good sized bunk bed room offering 2 single sized beds The luxurious family bathroom is also upstairs & features a separate shower & roll top slipper bath from which you can soak, relax & enjoy views over Ingleborough & Whernside.
New Thornber has a private gated garden. There is a rear terrace stretching along the back of the house, where you can sit for a morning coffee whilst enjoying the beautiful sunrise over the Yorkshire mountains. To the front of the house there is a patio area, this can also be accessed from the kitchen where the bi-fold doors open to create one fantastic space. There is another small raised terraced seating area in the front garden & a viewing platform overlooking the Wenning valley where there are the most fantastic sunsets, both are accessed by a couple of small steps.
Walking into the market town of High Bentham, takes around 15 minutes, the town offer a number traditional pubs, cafes, an independent butcher, bakery & greengrocer as well as a Post Office & larger Co-op & Spar stores. There are good rail links, with the Bentham station being on the Lancaster to Leeds line & the famous Settle to Carlisle train line is only 20 minutes away. New Thornber is located next door to Bentham Golf Club, where there is a fantastic 18 hole golf course, driving range & ‘1922 Bar & Kitchen’ located in the clubhouse, all open to non-members.
There are lots of public footpaths around the local area, the Bentham Heritage Trail consists of 3 different length trails all starting at the train station & the 'Great Stone of Fourstones' a relic of the ice age sits above the town. The Way of the Roses cycle route skirts the town & High Bentham lies at the mid-point of the Lands End - John O'Groats cycle way for the adventurous. The less challenging 'passing places' Bentham 4 mile bike loop is a lovely, less strenuous ride.
The village of Ingleton is a 5 minute drive away and has a number of traditional pubs serving food, & the quirky ‘Old Post Office’ bar. Ingleton is home to a seasonal heated open air swimming pool & a climbing wall centre. The Ingleton Waterfalls walk & White Scar Caves are both well worth a visit.
Also nearby is the stunning market Town of Kirkby Lonsdale offering an abundance of boutique shops, local pubs & cafes as well as fine dining restaurants.
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