We rented this property in January. I had asked the owner to ask the cleaner to ensure that the heating was on when we arrived. It was, but the radiators were off. It never got warm. Worst of all, there was no heating in the main room except a fire which was a hassle to light and supervise - it would just about get going by the time we were ready to leave. There was hardly any fuel - enough for one evening - and we had to source it elsewhere.
After our hike, we spent one afternoon watching a movie in all our walking clothes (inc hats and coats) as the heating only came on in the morning and evening which was no good when temperatures dropped to -4. I was on an friends get together but it would have been absolutely terrible if we were the children who get up early.
The lounge was a good size and fine for 10. However, we were hugely disappointed to not be able to access the internet as our Saturday night was a planned kareoke night - we had brought all the kit but it relied on...