The Old Homestead
The Old Homestead offers fabulous self-catering accommodation for 25 people and is situated in fantastic Lake District scenery at the head of the Lorton Valley.
The property is a stunning renovation of a traditional Cumbrian Longhouse and features award winning architectural design. Beautiful original features have been preserved whilst incorporating modern comforts for everyday life such as underfloor heating and ensuite bathrooms throughout.
All of the spacious bedrooms all feature their own en-suites, TVs, personal thermostat for controlling the underfloor heating. The dining table can seat 25 people in comfort and all the bedrooms have their own relaxed seating; ideal for some quiet contemplation during your stay at the property.
The large garden has wonderful views looking down the Buttermere Valley, across to Skiddaw as well as Grasmoor and Red Pike. Perfect for sitting out and enjoying a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine as you watch the sun set over the fells. There are hundreds of walks straight from your front door. Hundith Hill Hotel is a pleasant 5 min and has a bar and restaurant open to non-residents.
The Old Homestead now accepts 'DIY' weddings for parties of 25 people of less. It is the perfect venue for a small intimate celebration with close family and friends. The owners can assist with hiring mini marquees and caterers.
Cockermouth, birthplace of William Wordsworth, is a short 10 minute drive. It has a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and bars. The high street has several independent shops and boutiques. The Jennings Brewery also hails from Cockermouth. It is well worth a visit and doing the tour if not just for the chance to sample some of the fine ales they produce at the end of it.
Keswick is only 15 minutes away and is known as the 'Outdoor adventure capital of England' making it the ideal place for all the thrill seekers visiting the area whether it be by bike, rope, water or paraglider.