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High Borrans, Shepherd's Hut

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1068822)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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38 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Gillian Mcnally

    “We had a gorgeous two day stay in the Shepherd What did you enjoy most about your stay?”

    The location What one experience (e.g attraction, walk, day out) would you recommend for our future guests? Walk up to Orest Head and admire the view

    - Mrs Gillian Mcnally, Apr 2021

The property

Welcome to High Borrans Percy - The little Shepherd's Hut High Borrans Percy is a perfectly formed Shepherd's Hut located at High Borrans Farm which is owned and managed by the Hodgson family. The farm is set in a peaceful rural location and yet only a 10 minute drive from the centre of Windermere with its shops, cafes and restaurants. The Shepherd's Hut is named after local gentleman farmer and shepherd, Percy Warrener. His legacy of encouraging the latest generation of the Hodgson Family to continue with traditional sheep farming methods, is a fitting reminder of how farming has shaped the Lake District through the years. Local craftsmen at the Cumbrian Shepherd's Hut Company constructed the hut. It is beautifully designed to maximise the space. Despite being compact, it has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The Shepherd's Hut will sleep 2 guests - perfect for couples wanting a romantic getaway. Sorry we are unable to accepts dogs at the Shepherd's Hut. Please note: Strictly no children or infants are permitted at High Borrans. Accommodation Details Living, kitchen and sleeping area: - Living area with small sofa and folding dining table - Compact electric log effect fire - King size bed with under bed storage - Wall mounted TV with integrated DVD player - Fully equipped fitted kitchen with work top and sink - 2 ring electric ceramic hob, small fridge and microwave Shower room: - Shower room with full size walk in cubicle, toilet and small hand basin Other information: - Free unlimited WiFi is available. This should be suitable for streaming services allowing you to log into your Amazon Prime, Now TV or Netflix accounts - Underfloor heating - Mobile phone signal is very patchy in the surrounding area - On site laundry with 2 washing machines, a tumble dryer, communal freezer, iron and ironing board, mop and bucket - On site electric bike hire with Electreks


  • One bedroom: 1 x kingsize bed with under bed storage, living area with small sofa and folding dining table, Compact electric log effect fire, fully equipped fitted kitchen with work top and sink, shower room with full size walk-in cubicle, toilet and small hand basin
  • BBQ allowed outside on gravel area, where there is patio furniture and small storage cupboard
  • Three wooden steps up and then all on single storey level.
  • Full underfloor heating.Electric ceramic hob, fridge,microwave, TV/DVD player, electricfire.WIFI
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels incl in rent (please bring own leisure towels), On site laundry with 2 washing machines, a tumble dryer, communal freezer, iron and ironing board, mop and bucket
  • Parking for one car
  • Sorry no children/infants
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

The Shepherd’s Hut is accessed by 3 wooden steps from the graveled patio area.

This property will not accept Sunday arrivals.

No children or infants are permitted at High Borrans Lodges.

Mobile phone signal is very intermittent due to rural location and surrounding area.

The lodge is located on a working farm with livestock.

There is a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond for this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas