Large manor house sleeping 19 in 4 acres of Victorian walled garden near Penrith for family celebrations
Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Morland House, Morland, Penrith, Cumbria, sleeps 6 - 19 in 9 bedrooms.
Whether celebrating in style or simply spending quality time together, historic Morland House is the perfect place for a memorable holiday, providing comfortable accommodation for large groups of family and friends. Owned by the Markham family since 1828, the house is steeped in history. As soon as you enter the oak-panelled front hall you will be swept back into a former age. The large south-facing double-ended drawing room has a grand piano for the musically minded and seats 18. The dining room can seat the same number at two tables. With the log fires blazing and the family portraits looking down in the candelight, you have a splendid setting for a special and memorable family occasion. Upstairs library, Games room with billiards and large screen tv, separate snug and large modern kitchen. Dog friendly. Hire a local cook for the minimum of fuss.
The gardens are a very special feature, with four acres of lawns, kitchen garden, rose garden and herbaceous borders. Steps lead down to the stream and a children's wonderland with beckside walks, waterfalls and secret Victorian quarry garden complete with grotto. After a game of croquet, children of all ages will love 'through the green beize door' with the fully equipped modernised family kitchen seating 12 and a games room with seven foot pool table, table tennis, darts, large TV, WiFi and board games. There is a snug with TV and separate utility room,
A special caterers kitchen allows employed staff to make and serve formal meals without disturbing the family kitchen.
Morland House is in the attractive rural village of Morland in Cumbria's rolling Eden Valley on the edge of both the Lakes and Dales National Parks with all its walking, climbing and adventure opportunities. The nearest lake, Ullswater, is 10 miles (20 minutes) away. There are signposted country walks from the door, and the house is on National Cycle Route 71. Fishing, by permit, on the nearby River Eden.
Customers of the nearby Mill Yard Cafe can look round the garden 10am-5pm, Tues - Sunday but guests also have their own south-facing private garden with summerhouse, chairs and tables and BBQ. Furniture/gift shop in Stableyard