Orchard Grove accommodation summary

Ground Floor

Living room
Kitchen diner
Master suite with en suite shower room and super king size zip and link bed (This can be made up as a twin room. Please advise on booking if you require this)
Super king bedroom
Family bathroom
Utility room

First Floor

King size bedroom
Triple room (twin beds with third children's bed)
Shower room 


Bespoke barbecue lodge
Gravelled garden and patio with outdoor dining space
Electric car charging point


There is parking for up to six cars.

Other Info

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 gas central heating
WiFi access is available at the property
Sorry, no pets
The cottage is non-smoking
We ask for a damage deposit of £200. This will be returned in the fortnight following your stay.

Hairdryers are provided in all of the bedrooms
Welcome toiletries are provided in the bathrooms
The cottage will be decorated for the Christmas period 

Please note the triple bedroom has a lower single bed set into the eaves with restricted head room and is best suited for a child.

General Description

Orchard Grove is a stunning spacious house sleeping up to nine people in four very well-appointed bedrooms. It boasts bags of comfortable socialising space, fabulous views, its own games room, a magical children's room and even a gorgeous bespoke barbecue lodge bedecked with luxurious throws for Scandinavian style dining on chilly evenings. It's ideal for a family gathering with accessible ground floor bedrooms for any of your party with mobility issues, TVs in the bedrooms and space to spread out in the basement games room for teens and tweens. Should you be journeying to the lakes in your electric car the house even has its own charging point.

On arrival at the house guests are greeted by a large porch way with hanging space for coats and shoe racks for all the muddy boots you're likely to accumulate during your stay. Through into the large hallway from which you access the gorgeous living room. It's a spacious and comfortable space with a gas effect fire. sumptuous rug, two large sofas and armchairs set in the bay window. Ideal for curling up with a good book or admiring the surrounding mountain views. There's also a 50" TV with Freesat and a DVD player for which the owner has thoughtfully left a selection of disks along with books and maps to pass the evenings. French doors lead out from the lounge out onto the patio.

The spacious kitchen is well equipped with everything you are likely to need for your stay. It has bags of granite topped workspace including an island unit making for sociable food preparation, a raised double oven, five gas hobs and dishwasher. It also boasts a beautiful extendable inlaid dining table with space for your whole party to gather. This leads through to an excellent utility room with washing machine, microwave and plenty more space for any muddy boots.

Two of the lovely bedrooms are on the ground floor making it a very accessible house for any guests with mobility issues. The first is the master suite which has a super king-size zip and link bed and its own en-suite shower room with a mixer shower in a large enclosure (the room can be made up as a twin, please advise on booking if you require this). This is a gorgeous spacious room with a door which leads out to the garden, a dressing area with huge wardrobes and a safe for any valuables. It also has a small counter area and its own fridge, making it ideal for any families with small children. The second ground floor bedroom has a super king-size bed along with a wardrobe and chest of drawers. This is also just next door to the large downstairs family bathroom.

Moving upstairs to the next two bedrooms. Both rooms boast glorious views of the surrounding fells. First is the gorgeous king-size room. This has plenty of space for storage with under-eaves cupboards and a dressing table. The triple room is absolutely delightful with regular twin beds, a wardrobe and storage set under the eaves and a magical children's room slightly offset from the main room. In here there's a lower single bed, ideal for a little ones and gorgeous wall murals from the tales of Beatrix Potter. It makes a wonderful space for story time at the end of your busy Lake District days. On the first floor landing there's also a spacious shower room with large curved enclosure and mixer shower.

Moving back downstairs to the basement there's a huge games room with pool table, TV and sofas just perfect for the family to spread out. Outside there are fabulous views of the peaks and forest surrounding Braithwaite from the beautifully maintained patio and gravelled areas, there's also a lockable shed for bikes and a marvellous barbecue hut bedecked with sumptuous throws and cushions for wonderfully sociable evenings outside. Why not brew a pan of mulled wine on a chilly evening and spend it out here? The perfect space for rounding off days spent out on the fells, what a marvellous place to plan the following day's adventures!