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Fawcett Mill

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7 Nights See prices

  • £2495  to  £2795

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Short Breaks From

  • £600 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    7 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Hot Tub

About Fawcett Mill

Fawcett Mill is located by a stream, in sight of its waterfall, in 7 acres of meadowland in deep Cumbrian countryside in the Yorkshire Dales & right alongside the Lake District National Park, being fortunate in being close to the attractions of both. It offers exclusive off road parking for 6/8 vehicles. It is a gem of a country location for enjoyment of country quietness, & scenery & for discrete celebration of milestone family events such as birthdays & anniversaries & other families get togethers with the cottage itself specifically set up to self cater for such events. The cottage is youngster friendly with cots and high chairs and dog friendly too…the latter by arrangement. With open fire, log burner, indoor sauna, wood beams, old range, and outdoors a stone bbq, pub style table/benches & umbrellas overlooking the stream, & hot tub by arrangement, all adding to a great relaxing experience, the cottage is not without modern comforts. There is full cottage central heating, 2 well equipped modern kitchens, the small often used as “the bar”, American style fridge /freezer, dish washers, washing machines, free wifi & Freesat TVs.

located near to the picturesque and much photographed village of Orton, which is often considered by the locals as being quieter than other parts of the Lake District. The Lune Valley and Upper Eden Valley are also both close by. Fawcett Mill is a great base from which to take day trips by car to explore Northumbria and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, as well as the Lake District National Park. Of course, there are many great walks and much exploring straight from the front door, including the Howgill mountains, a must for hill walkers, nature lovers and photographers alike. The quiet, narrow country lanes are popular too with cyclists.

Orton itself is a medieval village with its church dating back to the 13th Century. However many of the houses and cottages in the village date back to 17th and 18th Centuries. In the village you will find our pub, The George, and the village Post Office shop & an amazing onsite chocolate manufacturer and shop, Kennedy’s Chocolates. Orton is a strong farming village and enjoys a local farmers market every 2nd Saturday of the month

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Christopher Smith joined Independent Cottages in January 2012

Enquire online / Phone:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (Cumbria)

Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

  • Two well-equipped main kitchens and a secondary kitchen, one with a Rayburn range.
  • Sauna.
  • Two shower rooms with sink and WC.
  • Two spacious dining areas, with log fires.
  • Lounge with log fire, television and video.

First Floor

  • Three large double bedrooms, two with elegant four-poster beds, one with ensuite.
  • One twin bedroom.
  • One family bathroom with shower, , sink and WC.

Second Floor

  • Three twin rooms, one with additional bunkbeds.
  • Lounge area with two sofa beds, television and video.

Outside: There is private parking with EV charging point and extensive patios and terraced areas

Fawcett Mill Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 22nd Jun 2024 - Fri, 5th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,795 | 4 nights: £1,795

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 6th Jul 2024 - Fri, 30th Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 31st Aug 2024 - Fri, 25th Oct 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,795 | 4 nights: £1,795

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 26th Oct 2024 - Fri, 1st Nov 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 2nd Nov 2024 - Fri, 20th Dec 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,795 | 4 nights: £1,795

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 21st Dec 2024 - Fri, 3rd Jan 2025
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 4
Short break prices:
4 nights: £3,995

7 Nights

4 Nights

Sat, 4th Jan 2025 - Fri, 14th Feb 2025
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £1,795 | 4 nights: £1,795

7 Nights

3 Nights

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 16+4 in 7 bedrooms (3 Doubles, 3 Twins, 1 Family with twin beds + bunks & double fouton + so)
3 or more dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7836 648111 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Christopher Smith
Member Since January 2012

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Fawcett Mill 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 17th June 2024
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