Middle Holly Cottage has everything you imagine a country bed and breakfast with tea rooms to have. Neatly manicured gardens, 200 year old stone built cottage with original features, beams, cast iron stoves, luxury bedrooms with en-suites, garden room with a shingle patio to enjoy the afternoon teas and summer sunshine. There is a private living area for the property owners along with a garage and ample parking.
Middle Holly Cottage is a Visit England Assessed Four Star Gold Bed and Breakfast with a touch of luxury. In the beautiful Lancashire countryside, on the edge of the Bowland hills just north of the Fairtrade market town of Garstang and 5 miles south of Lancaster.
Somewhere to relax after a day out exploring the coastal villages of Morecambe Bay, the Lakes, Lancaster or the Forest of Bowland.
If you are looking for an ideal stopover between the South and Scotland, Middle Holly Cottage is situated less than 3 miles from the M6 junction 33. We are conveniently situated for the Port of Heysham (25 minutes from us for ferry crossing to the Isle of Man) and the Lake District (the lower reaches of which can be reached in 35 minutes).
Middle Holly Cottage has everything you imagine a country bed and breakfast with tea rooms to have. Neatly manicured gardens, 200 year old stone built cottage with original features, beams, cast iron stoves, luxury bedrooms with en-suites, complimentary decoration and soft furnishings. A south facing garden room with a shingle patio offers a relaxing area to sit and enjoy the afternoon teas and summer sunshine. There is a private living area for the property owners along with a double garage and ample parking. The property has been lovingly restored over recent years giving a feeling of luxury and style yet the historic charm still remains.
Garden Room- 5m x 4m approx
A bright and airy addition to the main house and currently used as the 'Tea Rooms' it is tastefully presented with delicate white decoration and floral blinds and table clothes giving a country cottage feel. A door leads through to a public W.C and hand basin.
Reception Area-3.5m x 3.5m approx
A pleasant introduction in to the main house, with a comfortable seating area and cast iron feature fireplace. We can see from here the quality and style with which this delightful property is presented. The information about the local area and all its attractions are displayed here along with baskets tempting us with home made cakes, delicacies and award winning chutneys.
Breakfast Room-3.2m x 5.7m to the longest part
A short hallway takes us through to a welcoming breakfast room, with impressive wooden beams and open fireplace with a cast iron burner. The room is set with tables and chairs dressed with colour co-ordinated table clothes and soft furnishings completing the look with oak effect flooring and soft green decoration.
Kitchen- 5.6m x 3.4m approx
A spacious kitchen with a selection of high and low level units in cream giving lots of storage. There is an integrated dishwasher, space for two tall fridge/freezers and a Rangemaster cooking stove with extractor hood. An electric wine chiller sits neatly underneath the worktop with a wall mounted grill above. There is a ceramic basin with chrome furnishings and glass tiled splash back in greens and blues.
Utility and pantry
Sitting to the side of the kitchen with additional wall mounted cupboards and a large walk-in pantry with lots of chrome shelving. The plumbing for a semi industrial washing machine and dryer lives here along with the gas central heating boiler (replaced in 2014) The rear door has also been replaced with a five bar 'Rockdoor' giving extra security should it be needed.
Residential Lounge-7.5m x 4.7m approx
This room is part of the owners private residence. It is a spacious room with a large glass tiled fireplace and cast iron burning stove, wooden beams, dual aspect windows and uPVC double glazed french doors leading out to the shingle patio and gardens. The furnishings belong to the current owners and will not be part of the sale.
Inner hallway to office 2.5m x 2.8m approx
A comfortable office space with high gloss tiled flooring, frosted uPVC double glazed window, desk and computer bay with a shelved bookcase. A lockable door leads through to the B+B hallway and fire escape. The is a fully tiled W.C and handbasin positioned under the stairs.
Stairs and Landing
Recently decorated, the stairs and landing offer a large walk-in airing cupboard for towels and linen with additional storage hatches under the eaves. The landing has walkways though to each of the bedrooms, with a quiet sitting area where a selection of drinks can be enjoyed.
There are six bedrooms in total, one of which is for the private use of the property owners. Each room has been newly decorated and comes fully furnished with beds and wardrobes. Individual in colour and style with co-ordinated decoration, linen and soft furnishings. Each has its own en-suite with separate cubicle, modern W.C and hand basin.
A spacious landing offers an area for guests to sit and relax whilst enjoying a selection of drinks from the fridge.
The Barn-Bedroom 6-4.02m x 2.8m approx
With its own seperate access this room is ideal for those preferring not to share. It is a spacious room decorated with a floral theme. there is a large uPVC double glazed window enjoying views across the local countryside. This room also has its own en-suite shower room and an enclosed patio and seating area. (although others have access across here to the main house)