Bedrooms and bathrooms
Sunny Bank Farm originated as a small farmhouse in the 17th century but was more than doubled in size about a hundred years later. The present owners have completely refurbished it to a high standard and it is now a wonderful cosy place to enjoy the Lake District whatever the weather.
The hall, where there's a payphone, leads to two lounges a ground-floor single bedroom and the kitchen/diner. The larger lounge has an open log fire (firewood provided) and fine views of the garden. There is also a sound system with a CD player.
A smaller lounge has a TV with Sky and a large selection of DVDs. There is also a bookcase with many contemporary novels and a cupboard full of board games.
The kitchen/diner has all the facilities, small appliances, utensils, cupboards and worktop space you are likely to need. There is a double electric fan oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer with ice maker and separate drinks fridge. The dining area is separated from the kitchen by a breakfast bar. The oak table seats 12 comfortably and there's a high-chair if required.
There are two double bedrooms, two twins, a triple and a downstairs single. All bed linen and towels are provided. Please bring your own towels for swimming etc.
One of the doubles has an en suite shower room and the other compensates by having a lovely view over Coniston Water. One of the twins has an en suite bathroom with a large bath, with shower over. This bathroom is also accessible from the landing. The other twin has a washbasin. The triple has an en suite shower room. A large travel cot (but not cot bedding) is also provided.
There are two further shower rooms each with toilet and washbasin (one on each floor).
After an invigorating day out on the fells or the lake, the 'wet' entrance provides the perfect place to recover. There is space for everyone to hang coats and stow muddy boots. There is an airer and the room is well heated to dry things in time for their next use. There is an adjacent wet room with shower, washbasin and toilet. There are two washing machines and two tumble dryers for any wet or dirty clothes. There is also an iron and ironing board.
The games barn is available for an extra charge. It is accessed from the house and has table tennis, table football, pool and darts. There is also a croquet set which can be used on the lawn in good weather.