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Windmill Cottage

(Ref. 1007617)

Great Harwood, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "Enjoyed our stay very much."

    Well equipped property in good condition and peaceful area. One or two minor housekeeping issues: lamp in living room only came on on alternate days. Final day the radiators appeared to turn themselves on. As we tried to adjust the thermostat, the temperature on it kept going up unbidden. Ironing board could do with a new, thicker cover that doesn't slip off. Maybe also consider an extra armchair for the living room, as the property sleeps five but the seating is comfortably only for four. A blind or curtains at the back french window would also have been appreciated. Children peered in from the field on the first evening. All in all, we liked the property a lot and it was generally well maintained with everything on hand.

    Reviewed by Catherine4.4Jun 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Windmill Cottage."

    We were a group of 4 adults, a toddler and a baby staying to see relatives at Christmas and there was plenty of room for us all. The cottage was beautifully decorated (and we really appreciated the festive decorations!) and was extremely clean. We would definitely recommend it.

    Reviewed by Natasha4.7Dec 2021

  • "The cottage is very well presented and the kitchen had every utensil anyone every needs in a holiday cottage."

    We had a party of 5 of us which included 3 teenagers and there was enough space for them to find their own peace and bury their heads in their phones! Location wise we found it perfect for our needs going to liverpool, Blackpool and the lakes. We had a great time and the neighbour's had a chat with us about where to go to eat and drink, we all really enjoyed ourselves, we would definitely recommend the cottage.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, nice and quiet."

    Reviewed by Emma4.7Aug 2021

  • "We had a wonderful week at the cottage, the cottage was well decorated, mostly clean and was good for our needs as a base."

    The only downside would be the single bed was extremely uncomfortable, there weren't enough forks for the whole family, and the cleaning was supposed to be a deep clean to ensure the property was covid secure, the kitchen cupboards were far from deep cleaned, we had to wipe the shelves and the antibacterial wipes were black, so then we had to wash the crockery and glasses just incase. But this didn't spoil our week away, these were only minor, and I would recommend the cottage, but I would suggest ensuring the inside of cupboards are clean moving forward.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth3.8Aug 2020

  • "The cottage owner Sue helped made our week a memorable one."

    Reviewed by Kath5.0Jul 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with Juliet balcony and 1 x single
  • Bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front forecourt area for unloading out the car
  • and to the rear accessed by stairs leading to multi-level patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop and pub 0.6 miles
  • Note: Stairgate is kept under the stairs and can be fitted at the top of the stairs, care to be taken
  • Please Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £200.00
  • Please note: as this property backs on to open farmland, it does have farm style fencing to the rear of the property
  • Please note: Children should be supervised at all times when outside due to walls at the front and rear of the property which have a high drop
  • Property sleeps 5 people including infants Note: Please no candles are to be lit or used during your stay.

The property

Resting on the outskirts of the thriving town of Great Harwood, in the Lancashire countryside, is this delightful mid-terrace cottage.

Fantastic views overlooking the town and distant hills.

Boasting a wonderfully modern interior, with high-quality furnishings and a light decor which gives you a warm and welcoming feeling the moment you walk through the door.

Entering the property, you walk through into a spacious sitting room, housing a variety of furniture to relax and unwind of an evening, with a delightful stone inglenook fireplace housing a gas stove to keep you nice and toasty during those chilly winter months.

Delight in the provided Smart TV to keep you entertained, or spend some quality family time together catching up with the day's events.

Step into the kitchen, with its lovely cream fitted units and sleek granite effect worktops, providing ample preparation space for you to cook up a storm for the whole family!

Use the convenient breakfast bar to enjoy your meals with a well-deserved glass of wine, or spend your mornings here planning the day's events.

The first floor provides three well-presented bedrooms: one double, one twin with a Juliet balcony and one single, the ideal setup for friends or families looking to explore this beautiful area of Lancashire.

The family bathroom is exceptionally fitted, with an elegant corner bath and a separate walk-in shower, so you can decide how best to prepare for your day.

Use the rear stone patio area as a relaxation spot while you take in this beautiful scenery, with a refreshing beverage to suit.

While you're in the area, travel towards the wonderfully historic Whalley Abbey Gatehouse, dating back to the 14th century, on the site is a modified country house built during the 20th century and boasting landscaped gardens to explore.

Visit the popular tourist attractions such as the Pendle Hill, market town of Clitheroe and the Trough of Bowland.

There are many other tourist attractions, such as the Witton Country Park, a beautiful 480-acres of woodland gardens, perfect for some scenic walking and cycling opportunities.

Return to Windmill Cottage for a relaxing break to the heart of the countryside.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Whalley 3.8 miles; Blackburn 5 miles; Clitheroe 7 miles.

Discover the small town of Great Harwood situated within the bustling district of Hyndburn, yet within striking distance of the beautiful Pendle Hill and the Forest of Bowland AONB. Within the town centre, you will find a variety of local shops, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants for all of your amenities, serving fine food and local produce. Also nearby is the charming village of Whalley, which plays host to a number of impressive feats of architecture including the Whalley Viaduct and the 14th century abbey ruins, which is home to the beautiful Whalley Abbey Gatehouse. Outdoor enthusiasts can look forward to exploring the picturesque area of the Forest of Bowland AONB, boasting a variety of countryside sites and trails for some scenic walking and cycling opportunities. You could also don your hiking boots to explore Pendle Hill, where on a clear day you can enjoy the far-reaching views of Blackpool Tower and the Lakeland fells, as well as the Pendle Sculpture Trail to keep children entertained whilst on the walk. Brush up on the local history further with a visit to the town of Clitheroe and pay a visit to the Clitheroe Castle Keep with a maze to and a museum to explore. Alternatively, there is the National Trust owned property of Gawthorpe Hall and Churchfield House, both of which date back many hundreds of years and are set in beautiful landscaped gardens, ideal for spending the afternoon exploring. Less than ten miles away is the thriving city of Preston and the majestic Ribble Valley is awaiting to be explored too.

Please note: Children should be supervised at all times when outside due to walls at the front and rear of the property which have a high drop.

Property sleeps 5 including infants
Note: Please no candles are to be lit or used during your stay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas