Luxury Holiday Lodges near Windermere in the Lake District
Self Catering Cabin or Chalet Accommodation in High Borrans nr Ambleside & Bowness
High Borrans Holiday Lodges are Nordic-style luxury Lake District lodges or cabins/chalets of timber construction, built to the highest specification inside and out. These one-bedroom timber lodges or cabins provide tasteful and romantic self-catering accommodation JUST FOR COUPLES, with all the conveniences that today's discerning holidaymakers are seeking. They have been awarded the Visit Britain 4-Star quality rating.
We have THREE luxury lodges at High Borrans: Dell, Copse and Spinney. Dell and Copse are identically finished and equipped, with large walk-in power showers and twin hand basins in the bathroom; Spinney has a separate bath as well as a walk-in power shower, and oak flooring throughout. All the lodges have wi-fi access. Our timber cabins or chalets are in a quiet location off the beaten track, yet just a short drive from the busy Lake District resorts of Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside.
Incorporating the highest levels of insulation and super-efficient heating and lighting, the lodges are totally energy-efficient, and emissions are minimal.
The bright and airy design and clean lines are complemented by high-quality wool-mix carpets in HB Dell and HB Copse, whilst High Borrans Spinney has pale limed oak flooring throughout and rugs, to echo the Nordic style. All the lodges have luxurious soft furnishings in warm heathery tones (Dell and Copse) or cream and black (Spinney).
The entrance hallway to each cabin has an enclosed and heated coat cupboard to leave wet coats and boots, before moving into the living room, with its comfortable seating, stove-effect fire, television, DVD player and wi-fi access. The area is lit by tasteful wall lighting and a table lamp. The dining area is equipped with pine or light oak dining table and chairs, and an integrated radio with MP3 connectivity.
Each lodge has ONE BEDROOM with a high-quality contemporary style kingsize bed, and a large walk-in wardrobe. In High Borrans Dell and Copse, the luxuriously-appointed bathroom comprises a big walk-in shower, WC , "his and hers" washbasins and towel warmer. In High Borrans Spinney there is a free-standing bath as well as the walk-in power shower, and a single handbasin. Hairdryers are provided in each lodge.
The kitchen is very well appointed with electric oven and gas hob, toaster, microwave, dishwasher and fridge-freezer, in addition to the all the usual equipment. High Borrans Spinney has a shaker-style cream kitchen.
Central heating throughout and hot water is provided in our chalets via an ultra-efficient Class A condensing combi boiler, complemented by the stove-effect fire in the lounge. The energy efficient lights incorporate an eco-friendly feature activated by your front door key, which will turn them all off when you leave and lock your lodge.
All gas and electricity within the lodge is included in the holiday rental price.
Television reception is via FreeSat; mobile phone reception varies, depending on your provider; wi-fi access is provided, with a separate sign-in co0de for each lodge.
All bed linen and towels for your stay are of the highest quality, and are included in the rental price. Washing, drying and ironing facilities are provided in a separate, adjacent building with a key lock facility.
Outside, each lodge has its own private deck with gated access so that your dog can safely wander out on the deck from the open patio doors. There is a surrounding area of grassland, with private parking for one car. Should you wish to come by train, we can offer a collection service from Windermere station, a bare ten minutes' drive away. We can also provide safe housing on the farm for mountain bikes, and stabling and turnout for horses. High Borrans Lodges are in the midst of the extensive bridlepath and footpath network that links the Troutbeck and Kentmere fells and valleys; you can ride and walk for miles, directly from the farm.
Dogs go free
Dogs go free at our dog friendly Lodges, up to a maximum of two small-medium size or one large dog per lodge, and MUST be fully house-trained. If there are any problems in this area, guests will be asked to leave. Owners are asked to adhere strictly to our Booking Conditions regarding dogs (available to read or download on our "Booking" page). Always bear in mind that this is a working livestock farm.
Please note: High Borrans Lodges are totally non-smoking. If you smoke outside, please use the bins provided for the disposal of your cigarette ends, to avoid the potential fire risk on the timber decks.