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Bronte School House

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Relax in the Lounge - anyone for coffee? Awwww, the friendly Herdwick
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5.0 of 5 stars
25 reviews
Welcome to Bronte School House!
Relax in the Lounge - anyone for coffee?
Awwww, the friendly Herdwick
Original stone stairs - imagine the young Charlotte Bronte climbing these stairs?
Relax with a book in the Lounge
Get cosy by the log-burner In the lounge
Many delightful walks straight from the doorstep
The Dining Room- check out those cast iron columns!
Cook-in or eat-out? the choice is yours!
Leck Beck just beyond the garden wall
The Bathroom - luxuriate in the bath after a day's hiking!
Bronte School House Garden
The Master Bedroom with king size brass bed
Walk to Springs Wood from the cottage
The Second Bedroom with twin cast iron beds
Enjoy the evening sun in Bronte School House garden
The Third Bedroom with original georgian brass bed
Kirkby Lonsdale only 2 miles away
Near Troutbeck, South Lakes, only a short drive away
Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale only 2 miles away
The magnificent Langdales, Lake District, only a short drive away
New life on Leck Fell, behind the cottage
Springs Wood bluebells in May, only a short walk from the cottage
Leck Fell rising behind the cottage
Walking to Easegill from Bronte School House
A very tranquil Grasmere
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3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, England
Brontë School House is a delightful 18th century Grade II listed stone cottage, VisitEngland 4 star rated; most famously known as the Clergy Daughters' School attended by Charlotte & Emily Brontë. Retaining many original features it offers a real sense of history whilst providing spacious, well-appointed & comfortable accommodation.

Brontë School House comfortably sleeps five adults in three bedrooms. On the ground floor is:

- a light and spacious Lounge housing comfy sofas, a wood-burning stove, bookshelves laden with books and magazines, television with digital freeview and DVD player with DVDs; a large bay window provides glorious vistas to the garden and countryside beyond;

- a separate Dining Room with georgian cast-iron columns and wooden panelling dating from an eighteenth century extension to the original property...
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About the Owner, Sandra B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL313798 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 25 reviews
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Denise M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We stayed here for 2 weeks at the beginning of June 16, 3 adults and one teen. The house is beautiful, full of history and historical references, super clean, tastefully decorated ( a rare thing in a holiday rentals) and the location is just perfect for the lakes and dales. The owners, who are lovely has done a fantastic job...

Aldershot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Stunning week spent at Bronte School House. Sandra has thought of everything to make for a perfect stay and was so helpful in her correspondence beforehand also, so that we even knew to bring slippers to keep our feet warm! It was a privilege to stay in such a beautiful, historic property. Best weeks sleep I have ever had. Ideally...

Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This was our first experience with Trip Advisor rentals and we were so pleased. The home had every comfort needed for a family of five. The location was conveniently off the A25 and a quick drive from a wonderful grocery store. The setting was beautiful. Sandra was very welcoming and made sure we had all we needed. The bathroom was...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Jul 21, 2016 -
Sep 3, 2016
3 nights
Sep 4, 2016 -
Oct 1, 2016
3 nights
Oct 2, 2016 -
Oct 20, 2016
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The price includes electric, heating, large basket of logs for the log-burner, linen, towels, and unlimited broadband/wifi. NOTE: For stays of anything other than the stated minimum stay of 3 nights or one week in the above table please contact the owner for a price. This property is strictly NO SMOKING. Sorry no pets allowed (even well-behaved small ones I'm afraid). Parents of young children should be aware that the stairs are stone and the balustrade has gaps of up to 23cm.
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How to get there
Airport: Manchester: 74.6 mi
Railway: Lancaster: 18.0 mi
Accessing by road from the south: M6 J34 is 13 miles away; from the north: M6 J36 is 8 miles away; from the east: take the A65 (Kendal direction) to Cowan Bridge. By public transport: Lancaster Station is the nearest main line station; then take bus 81B to Kirkby Lonsdale, change to bus 581 for Cowan Bridge (or taxi 2 minutes from Kirkby Lonsdale); bus stop 250yds from cottage. Alternatively a taxi from lancaster station would take 30 minutes. The nearest airports are Manchester (85 mins by car) & Liverpool (95 mins by car).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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