Situated within the impressive grounds of the Gitcombe estate, Gitcombe House is an elegant Grade 2 listed Georgian manor farmhouse, comfortably accommodating large groups of up to 13 guests in six well-presented bedrooms, plenty of spacious living areas, and its own enclosed garden.
As the largest property on this small complex of cottages, this spacious and impressive holiday home offers ample space for all generations to unwind, as well effortlessly combining period charm with stylish furnishings, and all your modern day comforts. And of course, guests can enjoy the use of the exceptional on-site facilities that include heated swimming pools, a hot tub, sauna, steam room, tennis court, children’s soft play room, children’s adventure playground, as well as 14 acres to explore and roam.
From an impressive hallway, discover plenty of character features throughout, including original flagstone floors, decorative ceiling cornices, fireplaces, original sash windows, and even a “thunderbox” loo.
The ground floor features a charming lounge/drawing room with an open fireplace, comfortable sofas and armchairs with a flat screen TV with Blu-ray DVD player, as well as a Bose sound dock. A separate snug with a large sofa, TV and a DVD player, ideal for the kids and teenagers to relax in. The dining room features an open fireplace and an elegant table that seats all the family for cosy family suppers. A traditional farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room with an original flag-stoned floor provides a wonderful space for catering for a large group on holiday, and for enjoying leisurely breakfasts or grabbing a quick snack at the breakfast table. You’ll find an oil fired Aga, along with a conventional oven and hob, as well as a dishwasher, two fridge/freezers and coffee machine. A handy utility room has a washing machine, tumble dryer and a separate sink and drying area too.
There is also one small twin bedroom on the ground floor that has two single beds, and access to a ground floor shower room, with drench head shower, wash basin and WC. Ideal for grandparents or those with mobility issues.
The first floor boasts the other five bedrooms, as well as a family bathroom and separate ‘thunderbox’ loo. These include a master bedroom with super king sleigh bed and en-suite bathroom, a family room (either as a triple room or made up with one super king bed and a single), a twin/double room (again can be made up as super king bed on request), a double bedroom with super king bed, and finally a double bedroom with king-size sleigh bed and cast iron fireplace. An impressive family bathroom with a decorative fireplace is fitted with a walk-in shower, cast iron slipper bath, wash basin and WC.
For the family room and the twin/double room, any bed requirements must be made 2 weeks prior to arrival.
Outside Gitcombe House, there is a lovely enclosed garden with BBQ and outdoor furniture provided. There is also private parking available at the front of the property.
Entrance Hall: Boot rack and coat store
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Oil fired Aga, separate electric oven and hob, American style fridge/freezer, central L shaped Island unit, pine dresser, dining table and chairs, digital radio, Bose iPod docking station, walk in pantry (dishwasher, microwave), coffee machine.
Utility room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and drying area.
Dining room: Open fireplace, dining table and chairs, selection of books, CD player, antique rocking horse.
Lounge/Drawing Room: Sofas, armchairs, open fireplace, 47” flat screen digital TV, Blu-ray DVD player, Bose sound dock.
Snug: Sofa, flat screen TV, DVD player, selection of games and DVD’s.
Ground floor bedroom: Two single beds and bedside tables
Ground floor bathroom: Shower room with drench head shower, wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: Master bedroom - with super king sleigh bed, free standing cot, wardrobe, chair and bureau. Plus en-suite bathroom, fitted with bath and shower attachment, wash basin and WC
Bedroom 3: Family room with three single beds. Alternatively, it can be made up as one super king bed and one single bed, with two week’s notice. Huge wardrobe, cast iron fireplace, TV.
Bedroom 4: Twin or double room with TV. By prior request, this room can be made up as one super king bed (need two weeks notice).
Bedroom 5: White forged iron super king bed with free standing cot
Bedroom 6: King size mahogany sleigh bed, cast iron fireplace
Family bathroom: Cast iron slipper bath, walk in shower, double wash basin, cast iron fireplace, WC
Separate WC: with original working ‘Thunderbox’ WC
Enclosed garden to front of house
Enclosed rear garden, with outdoor table and chairs
2 or 3 cars can park directly in front of the house
Oil central heating, underfloor heating, open fires, initial logs and starter kit provided, oil fired Aga, electric oven with hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Nespresso Citi Z & Milk Coffee Machine (please bring your own pods), TV, Blu-ray DVD player, digital radio, Bose iPod docking station, CD player, WiFi, bed linen provided, towels provided, enclosed gardens, BBQ, no smoking allowed, pet free cottage, private parking for 2 to 3 cars, additional parking available, nearest beach is Blackpool Sands 20 minute drive away, nearest pub is 2 miles away, usual changeover day is Friday. Short breaks available. Refundable deposit of £500.
Baby and child friendly extras: two traditional wooden cots available for this property (please bring own linen), additional travel cot can be requested (please bring your own bedding), bed sides/guards, highchairs, booster seats, potty’s, changing mats all available on request.
Indoor shared: Indoor heated swimming pool (with changing rooms and showers), sauna and steam rooms, table football, toy shed, children’s soft play room
Outdoor shared: Outdoor heated swimming pool (open from last May bank holiday to September, subject to weather conditions), hot tub, sunbathing terrace, championship size tennis court (complimentary racquets and balls), basketball net on tennis court, boules court, children’s outdoor adventure play area, 14 acres of grounds.