Accommodation at Rough TopThe McNeill family have worked hard to make Rough Top Cottage a cosy, home from home.
A welcoming rustic kitchen with all mod cons to make your holiday a real pleasure. The large kitchen table easily seats 8 so you can invite friends to join you for a meal. The antique cottage dresser is filled with every piece of crockery you could need and decorated with our lovely blue and white pots. The kitchen has a large electric cooker with double oven, 4 hot plates and grill. All kitchen essentials are included – dishwasher, fridge & freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, pans and ovenware.
We supply a starter pack of tea-towel, eco friendly washing up liquid & dishwasher tablets and bin bags. In the kitchen is the recycling box for food scraps and we encourage our guests to use the council collected waste recycling or put fresh vegetable scraps in the compost bin in the garden. The iron + board are stored in the utility room alongside the washer and tumble dryer.
There are USB charging points in the kitchen.
The Lounge and Games Area
The comfortable lounge has cream leather sofas plus an easy chair which can be used at the games/reading area or brought forward to sit around the fire. The flat screen colour TV + DVD player hosts a collection of DVD’s for the family to watch.
The open fire which all our guest’s dogs love, comes with an initial supply of logs and more can be bought, at cost, if needed.
The table lamp has 2 USB charging points for your convenience.
The open plan wooden staircase to the upper floor goes from the corner of the lounge.
Ground Floor Single Bedroom
The single bedroom is situated on the ground floor and it has a traditional style pine bed, bedside cabinet, fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers with a dresser mirror. This room has the quaint feature window with wooden shutters and old beamed ceiling. There is a double USB charging point beside the bed.
Next to this room is the ground floor 3 piece shower room.
We supply each guest in their bedrooms with soft, fluffy white towels, both hand and bath size and a facecloth.
Ground Floor Shower Room
The downstairs shower room comes complete with colour co-ordinated room towel and bath mats and a supply of guest soap and hand cream.
The heated towel rail will keep your towels lovely and warm whilst you shower.
The Double Bedroom
The spacious double bedroom has pine bed, bedside tables and dressing table, wardrobe and an extra hanging rail inserted in the old house walls.
There is a TV and cosy rocking chair should you need a quiet time away from the family!
The wardrobe contains the hairdryer and hot water bottle, but we doubt you’ll need that! The bedside lamps have double USB ports to charge your phones.
We supply thick white individual towels and facecloth for each guest.
The Twin Bedroom
Our lovely twin bedroom with combined wardrobe/dressing table.
Beautiful comfy pine slatted beds with summer/winter weight duvets as appropriate. We pride ourselves in the standard of our beautiful bed linen!
The room is complete with wardrobe and drawers with dresser top mirror.
We supply thick white individual towels and colour co-ordinated facecloths for each guest.
Upper Shower Room
The upstairs shower room with quaint sloping ceiling, has a 3 piece shower, sink and toilet and comes complete with matching bath / toilet mats and towel.
Lovely bergamot and lemon hand soap and cream conditioner are supplied, as are an initial supply of toilet rolls, cleaner and shower daily spray.
Double doors lead from the kitchen onto a paved patio which has wooden garden table and chairs.
The area is decorated with potted plants so you can relax and eat a meal whilst taking ion the amazing views. There is a watering can and hose pipe to wash your boots, dogs and bikes – do feel free to water the flower baskets!
The shared yard has ample room for 2 cars (more by arrangement).
The garden is fenced to make it dog friendly, your own area with seating and picnic table and chairs. Please ask for the shade umbrella if it’s not already out and remember to fold it down when you have finished.
There is a washing line here too.
The garden has been made dog friendly There are poo pickers and extra poo bags provided in the doggy box in the utility room. As much as we have tried we cannot guarantee that your dog will not escape! Do stay with them, sit and enjoy the views.
The nature garden has been left wild for the birds and small animals that frequent our gardens. Look out for the bird boxes and the swallows who return each summer to next in and around the stables.
There is a bug hotel hanging on the stable wall.
Rabbits and hedgehogs frequent the garden and yard and look over the fence into the fields you may see curlew and lapwings, hares and the occassional passing deer.
In the early night time hours you will hear the owls and bats which live around us and up in the rocks across the road.