Woodpecker Cottage, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire
- Luxury Self-Catering Holiday Cottage
- Enjoy England 5 Stars Gold for Excellence in Self-Catering
- Ideal for large groups or extended families
- Sleeps 15
The largest of our self-catering holiday cottages, Woodpecker Cottage is detached, luxurious, stone-built, and has six bedrooms, five of which are en-suite, making it especially suitable for groups of five couples and large families. It offers superb self-catering holiday cottage accommodation in the Forest of Bowland, convenient for Blackpool and Lancaster, and within easy travelling of the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria and the Lake District.
Lancashire Holiday Cottage Accommodation
Standing on the brow of the hill at the top of the seven-acre field, Woodpecker Cottage enjoys panoramic views towards the coast and the Lake District.
The ground floor comprises a fantastic open-plan living area with comfy sofas, a magnificent stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove, Sky television, a dining table seating 14, a superb designer kitchen with AGA stove, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, wine cooler, and granite work surfaces. A new addition in 2012 is a fantastic conservatory / garden room. To the left of the hallway are two spacious bedrooms. The first is a double bedroom with an en-suite with both bath and shower. The second has a double and a single bed.
The large en-suite has a wet-room stye walk-in shower area, which is wheelchair and disabled friendly. It has a large washbasin that you can actually get a wheelchair under and a large, illuminated mirror that comes down to the basin, so that you can see yourself in it, whilst in a wheelchair. We have also installed stylish grab-rails by the toilet and a large fold-down seat within the shower.
There is a cloakroom with toilet and wash basin, plus a utilility area with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The first floor comprises a large family bedroom, containing a king-size bed, two single beds in an alcove, and an en-suite with both bath and shower. There is also a second large family bedroom with one double and one single bed and an en-suite shower room. The sleeping accommodation is completed by a spacious twin bedroom (with two single beds that can be converted into one super-king-size bed on request) with an en-suite shower room, plus a small single bedroom especially suitable for a child.
The cottage has underfloor heating, finished with lovely, tiled floors, rugs, contemporary furnishings and decorations.
To the rear of the cottage is a raised decked area, looking out into woodland with outdoor dining furniture and a private garden where you will see and hear the resident woodpeckers! Creating an ideal spot in which to enjoy the afternoon sun and sunsets, we have also added a new covered outdoor seating area at the side of the cottage, which offers great views across to the coast and towards the Lake District, and a huge fire-pit built into a seating area at the front.