The Old Homestead, Lorton Vale, Cockermouth, Cumbria

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Sleeps
25
Bedrooms
10
Dining
25
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Luxury longhouse near Keswick sleeping 25, with large private lawned gardens and views over the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Old Homestead, Lorton Vale, Cockermouth, Cumbria, sleeps 25 in 10 bedrooms.

The Old Homestead is a beautifully renovated, large, Cumbrian longhouse set in an enviable position at the head of the Vale of Lorton, a peaceful and idyllic spot within the northern Lake District. This is a wonderful place for getting together with friends and family, for activity weekends, reunions and celebrations, or just to relax and catch up.

The house has been sensitively renovated, retaining where possible original beams and features, and oozes traditional charm. Quality oak furnishings compliment the style of the house, and modern touches such as underfloor heating ensure the house is both luxurious and comfortable. The kitchen can cater easily for a group of 25, and the dining room has plenty of space to seat everyone together.

All 10 bedrooms have en suite facilities and are a good size, with solid oak or stone floors and lots of character. Most have fabulous views of the surrounding countryside.

Outside there are grounds extending to an acre and a half, with large lawns for games, areas for eating together and seating areas tucked away for escaping for a quiet moment or relaxing with a good book.

Keswick is 8 miles away, and has all the cafes, restaurants, shops and other attractions you would expect from probably the most popular town in the Lakes. Smaller and quieter, but with a wealth of history and places of interest, is Cockermouth, a market town just a couple of miles from The Old Homestead.

And then there is the great outdoors, with the Northern Fells offering walks in abundance, 5 of the lakes within a short distance with fishing, canoeing and sailing available, and many opportunities for road and mountain biking and adventures of all kinds close by. For golfers there are 3 courses within easy reach, and lots of family friendly places to visit too.

Facilities

Well equipped functional kitchen able to cope with catering for large numbers. Dishwasher, microwave. Utility room with washer/dryer.
Spacious room large enough for everyone to eat together. Opens onto the garden.
Large, light living room with stone floor and wood burner, and leather sofas and armchairs.
TV in all bedrooms and in lounge.
No WiFi at present but coming shortly.
There is no games room.
Underfloor heating upstairs and down, and wood burner in lounge. First batch of logs provided.
All en suite. 3 kingsize, 3 doubles, 1 twin, 2 family rooms (double and 2 singles) and a triple. All have TV, hair dryer and sofa or lounge chairs.
All linens provided. Please bring your own towels.
All en suite. Mix of baths and showers. Some have walk-in showers for wheelchair access. Downstairs loo.
2 rooms have wheelchair access, with walk-in en suite shower facilities. Downstairs loo. All living spaces accessible.
Cot and high chair available.
Large, private gardens with lawns, space to eat outside and lots of room for games.
There is no swimming pool.
Parking for 15+ cars.
No smoking throughout please. There are smoking areas in the garden.
Sorry - we cannot accommodate pets.

Location

Set at the head of Lorton Vale, close to Cockermouth and Keswick, in the northern Lake District.
Cockermouth, 2 miles.
Cockermouth.
Lots to choose from in the area, including many in and around Cockermouth.

Booking Information

Minimum weekend stay 3 nights. 4 night midweek breaks available (except peak times) at 3 night weekend rates. Non-refundable deposit of 1/3 is required at time of booking and balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. Breakage deposit of £250.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
No
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Head of Lorton Vale
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 9TW
United Kingdom
Penrith, about 30 miles.
Cockermouth and Lorton.
Glasgow and Manchester are both around 125 miles away.

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The Old Homestead, Lorton Vale, Cockermouth, Cumbria
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Zen Batowski

+44 (0)1900 822 223
+44 (0)7795 823 385
Head of Lorton Vale
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 9TW
United Kingdom

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