Grizedale Lodge accommodation summary
Rm 8 - Kingsize bedroom with balcony and large en-suite bathroom
Rm 7 - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Large utility and food prep room with larder
Two extra ground floor WCs
Rm 1 - King-size four poster room with en-suite bathroom
Rm 2 - Double four poster room with en-suite bathroom
Rm 3 - King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Rm 4 - Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
Rm 5 - King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Rm 6 - Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room
Large parking area for up to ten cars
Multi level gardens and terraces with dining space and various seats
Large raised deck
(Room 8 has its own balcony and staircase to the garden)
Towels will be provided
A cot is available for children under the age of 2 (please bring your own cot linen)
A high chair is available
The house is heated by oil fired central heating
WiFi access is available at the property
3 dogs are welcome at an additional charge of £20.00 per dog
The cottage is non-smoking
We ask for a damage deposit of £200. This will be returned in the fortnight following your stay.
Grizedale Lodge is a stunningly situated former hunting lodge in the heart of tranquil Grizedale Forest. With eight luxuriously appointed en-suite bedrooms, large elegant socialising spaces, glorious views and access to wonderful walking it makes the perfect place for a gathering of family or friends. There are two beautiful ground floor bedrooms with en-suite facilities which make the property ideal if some of the guests struggle with steps.
On arrival at the Lodge guests are greeted by a large porch with coat hooks and a bench seat with plenty of space for coats and muddy boots. From here you proceed through to the light and welcoming hallway, in here guests will find plenty of books, magazines and local information as well as a desk for postcard writing should you require. The main living room is a wonderful social space with a large bay window and french doors out onto the large raised deck outside. The design of the room is a gracious nod to the building's heritage with a calm colour scheme, elegant seating and a large wood burning stove for cosy evenings in. There's also a wall mounted television with Freeview and a built-in DVD player to relax and enjoy.
From both the living room and the hallway there is access to the impressive dining space. The enormous dining table is fit for a banquet and absolutely perfect for long chats over diner about your Lakeland and forest adventures. There is a further porch ere leading out onto the raised deck where you can also enjoy group meals on the dining furniture in the evening sun. The dining room is well equipped with sufficient crockery and cutlery housed in beautiful traditional dressers. Swing doors lead through to the kitchen which is a foodie's paradise as it is professionally equipped with a large Rangemaster oven with six gas hobs, an eye-height grill and two microwaves. There's also a breakfast table for a morning cuppa or for sociable food prep. Next to this is a huge utility/prep room with two dishwashers, two large fridges, a deep freezer and washing machine. There's a further larder room with wine storage space.
The first of the two ground floor bedrooms (Room 7) is situated off the main hall providing easy access to all of the living areas, this makes it ideal for anyone with more limited mobility. It's a delightfully welcoming double room with a cosy colour scheme, metal bedstead, wardrobe, dresser and television with built-in DVD. Its en-suite bathroom has an elegant Victorian style suite with over-bath mixer shower. It also has a glorious view out onto the meadow and fellside. The second ground floor bedroom (Room 8) is situated beyond the kitchen. It makes another ideal room for those with more limited mobility, those with young families or perhaps just members of the party who'd like a little peace, quiet and luxury! There is a lovely comfortable snug on the way through with its own TV and sofa, perfect for bedtime stories or for the teens and tweens of the group to commandeer their own space. Room 8 itself is a stunning four poster double suite with elegant armchairs and an indulgent en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath and curved shower enclosure. It even has its own romantic balcony through double doors looking out onto the meadow and forest beyond. An evening glass of wine here would be absolute bliss.
Heading up the imposing staircase to the light filled landing guests reach the remaining bedrooms all of which are equipped with their own televisions.
Room 1 is a delightful dual aspect room decorated win calm colours and French style furnishings. There is a double four poster bed, a large wardrobe, dressing table and an en-suite bathroom with over-bath mixer shower.
Room 2 is designed with warm rich colours and vibrant textiles. It has a four poster double bed and a large wardrobe for storage. Its en-suite also has an over-bath mixer shower.
Room 3 is a lovely welcoming room with an elegant palette of colour and pattern, a king-size metal bed frame, a large wardrobe and a view to the fellside. Its elegant en-suite has an over-bath shower.
Room 4 has a calm blue colour scheme, a double metal bed frame, a dresser for storage and charming views to the meadow and forest. Its ensuite has a mixer shower in a curved enclosure.
Room 5 has a king-size white metal bed frame, a wardrobe for storage and a glorious wide-open view to the meadow and forest. Its en-suite bathroom has an over-bath mixer shower.
Room 6 has twin beds and a view to the rear of the house overlooking the comings and goings of the neighbouring farmyard. Its en-suite is a shower room with a curved enclosure and mixer shower.
Moving outside, the property is no less impressive with multiple areas to spread out and relax making the most of every drop of sunlight during the day. Mature trees and shrubs conceal secluded little corners with seating for a moment's contemplation or a quiet morning cuppa while the large social spaces are an absolute delight. The huge raised deck, accessible by staircase from the garden or directly from the dining room, has dining space for a sunny evening gathering or just for a spot of dark sky star gazing. Beneath Room 8's balcony is a small gated garden which little ones will enjoy. Children and pets should be supervised at all times in the garden as the car park is open to the road and the garden is open to the surrounding field. There is parking for up to ten cars in the car park.