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Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Dining
18
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Property Type: 
House
Historic house sleeping 12 in large grounds, for holidays and short breaks in the Lake District National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Orrest Head House, Windermere, Cumbria, sleeps 12 in 5 bedrooms.

Orrest Head House is a grade 2 listed historic building with features dating back to 1672. All set in over 2 acres of private grounds. The house has been extensively restored and is now decorated in an eclectic mix of traditional Cumbrian cottage meets boutique pad.

The house features a huge designer kitchen with superb views including glimpses of Lake Windermere. Furnished with contemporary units, granite work surfaces, a central island unit, large table with bench seating, feature fireplace, separate preparation and washing areas and equipped for large parties.

The formal dining room has a large rustic table with 18 seats.

The TV snug just off the kitchen has a flat screen TV and seating for a small group to get away from the crowd.

The lounge is a grand space with huge specially commissioned Chesterfield leather sofas seating 16 people.

The house WOW! factor is Josiah Brown's - your very own bar. A fabulous space to kick-off any party.

On the first floor there are 5 en suite bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a super king size sleigh bed and flat-screen TV. The en suite features a Victorian style bath and separate shower cubicle with watering can style shower head, plus toilet and sink.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have a king size bed with flat-screen TV and feature an in bedroom bath which looks out over the garden. The contemporary en suites have a shower and toilet.

Bedrooms 4 and 5 are both triples, decorated in Cole and Son wallpaper with single beds, which can be pushed together and flat-screen TVs. Both have en suite shower rooms tiled in natural stone with toilet and sink.

Outside there is a large terraced area with table and chair set plus barbecue. The house backs straight on the footpath, which leads up through Common Woods to the summit of Orrest Head one of the best short walks in the Lake District. One of Alfred Wainwright's (the famous Lake District author) favourite walks.

Facilities

7-ring burner, twin fan oven range cooker, wine cooler, 2 large fridge freezers, dishwasher, microwave. Central island and table with bench seating.
Formal dining for 18 people with large square table and feature fireplace. Next door to the bar for pre-dinner drinks.
Grand room with plenty of natural light. Patio doors onto terraced area. Sumptuous leather Chesterfields for 16. Flat screen TV, iPod dock & open fire
TV snug room off kitchen with large flat screen TV and DVD. Flat-screen TVs in all bedrooms. Large flat screen TV and iPod dock in lounge.
Wifi in the house, however due to our remote operation we cannot guarantee compatibility and do not come out for technical problems.
We do not have a games room. But we do have our own bar!
Gas fired central heating, underfloor heating in kitchen, pressurised hot water system to ensure ample hot water delivered to every bathroom.
5 in total, all with contemporary en-suite showers. 1. Super king 2. King with in bedroom bath. 3. King with in bedroom bath. 4. Triple. 5. Triple.
All crisp white cotton sheets and two towels per person supplied.
En suites: Bed 1. Large Victorian bath separate shower WC and sink. Other 4 bathrooms with contemporary tiles, showers, toilets and sinks.
There are no special features for disabled guests.
Large private garden (rear part shared with Orrest Head Cottage).
Large patio area with table, chairs and barbecue.
We do not have a pool.
Large private parking area for up to 10 cars.
Smoking is not permitted indoors.
We welcome up to two dogs, (more by request).

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Location

Located in 2 acres of private ground, Orrest Head House sits just above Windermere Village and has direct access to the famous Orrest Head walk.
Windermere, 750 metres.
Booths supermarket 500 metres.
All the pubs, restaurants and cafes in Windermere are a 750 metre stroll away.

Booking Information

3 night Weekend breaks from £1420. 4 night mid-week breaks from £900. 7 night weeks from £1880.

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

Getting here

Kendal Road
Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 1JG
United Kingdom
Windermere 500 metres.
Windermere staton 500 metres.
Manchester, 1.5 hours drive, 88 miles.

Late Deals

December 2016 Late Deals

5th Dec, 4 night mid-week deal £967.
12th Dec, 4 night mid-week deal £967.

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Orrest Head House, Windermere, Cumbria
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Barbara Cheetham

+44 (0)7948 146 624
Kendal Road
Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 1JG
United Kingdom

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