Wood Hall’s conservatory with floor to ceiling windows, is the ideal place to sit and look out at the beautiful Lake District landscape as well as down at the impressive Wood Hall Gardens below. The conservatory leads into a large open plan sitting/dining room meaning the whole room benefits from the magnificent views of the mountains. Surrounding the wood burning stove there are big comfortable sofas and a coffee table hosting a large selection of reading material. The bespoke oak dining table seats eighteen. A state of the art Sonos music system has been installed and can be controlled from any android or smart phone. The open plan nature of this impressive room means it is perfect for large gatherings. All the beautiful wooden furniture has been made by local craftsmen using wood from the area and even Wood Hall Gardens itself.
There are sliding glass doors dividing the sitting/ dining room from the brand new expansive kitchen giving you the option of keeping the kitchen separate – a useful feature if you are using caterers. The kitchen has an electric five oven Aga, a large American fridge/ freezer, a Quooker boiling hot water tap, a double Belfast sink, two dishwashers, a microwave and toaster. There are large French doors which open up into a large kitchen garden which guests are invited to help themselves to. There is also a gas BBQ and outdoor dining area so on finer evenings you can enjoy eating outside whilst admiring the views that surround Wood Hall.
From the sitting/ dining room you go through the to a spacious hallway where there is a cloakroom just under the stairs.
On the other side of the hallway there is a large informal TV room which comprises of a upright piano, cozy wood burning stove and a 40 inch flatscreen TV with Sky channels and a DVD player. There are large comfortable sofas and a wide selection of DVDs. There is also a 7ft pool table as well as a selection of board games and a large bookshelf containing books of all genres.
Next to the TV room is a boot room with plenty of storage for boots and coats and a utility room with sink, separate washing machine and tumble drier.
The Main House has a total of eight bedrooms (five double, three twin) and seven bathrooms (four ensuite). Most of the bedrooms have stunning views of the Lake District although the master bedroom is particularly special as guests can admire the beautiful landscape from the freestanding copper bath in the bedroom. The master bedroom also has Bose iPod speakers and its own private spacious balcony.
All of the bedrooms come with dressing gowns and hairdryers. All of the bathrooms are stocked with locally produced organic toiletries.
Use of wireless high speed fibre optic broadband internet is included and is available throughout the main house and The Coach House.
Wood Hall provides two cots, one highchair, a Bumbo seat, a collapsible pram (suitable from birth onward) and an Avent microwave bottle steriliser. Within the TV room is a large box of children’s toys and books. Outside there is playground in the back orchard comprising of a slide, swing, double swing and climbing rope.We can also recommend a local babysitter if you would like an evening out.
Wood Hall is dog friendly although limited to two dogs per booking and we request that no dogs be allowed in the bedrooms.
The Coach House
A stunning redevelopment has transformed The Coach House within Wood Hall Gardens. It now has a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a large sitting room with high ceilings and a woodburning stove. There is also a television with freeview channels, WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and a small fridge. The Coach House has its own terrace with wonderful views of the surrounding area. The Coach House is a short 50 metre walk down a gravel path from the Main House.
Whilst renting Wood Hall, you will have full reign of the staggering six acre gardens which were designed by international landscape and garden designer Thomas Mawson in 1910, and were featured in Cumbria Life magazine in 1998, and in Country Life in June 2000. The gardens are very beautiful and large enough you can feel completely immersed when you explore them. There are many vantage points which give you different views of the Lake District and the River Derwent below.
There are two stone summerhouses where you can enjoy an evening tipple overlooking the beautiful view. Right in the heart of the garden there is also a stone BBQ and outside dining area where you can make the most of any good weather you have.
There is croquet and boules available and the large front lawn is perfect for any outdoor games. There is also a children’s play area in the back orchard comprising of a 12ft sunken trampoline, slide, swing, double swing and climbing rope
The kitchen garden also has its own gas BBQ and dining area as well as a herb garden we invite you to help yourselves to.
The back of the house has room to park up to seven cars.