Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Orchard Cottage is secluded and set in open countryside adjoining the owners' home. Beyond the cottage garden, the property enjoys panoramic views of the local countryside and the distant Lakeland fells.
The pine kitchen leads into a light and spacious living area with pine ceilings and maple floors. A feature fireplace made with local green slate houses a wood-burning stove: ideal for those cosy nights by the fire.
At the other end of the cottage is the dining area, where meals can be enjoyed overlooking the apple orchard and views. The double bedroom opens onto the wooden sun deck, complete with garden furniture, which looks out across the property's private field.
With a double bed the cottage is ideally suited for a couple. However, there is a sofa bed which could accommodate a second person or a child. The property includes a small wet room with toilet, shower, and small wash basin. Please see our photographs to appreciate the layout and proportions and do not hesitate to send us an email if you have any questions.
Orchard Cottage offers free WiFi. Linen is provided as are hand towels and tea towels; we ask that you bring your own bath towels. Logs for the fire are provided. Laundry facilities are available should you require.
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'We loved the sunny mornings in the cottage and the cosy nights by the fire! You made us feel among friends and we looked forward to returning each evening after the days adventures. You've created a very special environment to which we will certainly return.' Mr Sigmund, New Jersey, USA
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester Airport 162 km, Nearest railway: Dalton-in-Furness 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
Orchard Cottage is an excellent base for walking, sightseeing or just unwinding. A short drive from the cottage will bring you to the market town of Ulverston, the birthplace of Stan Laurel (of Laurel and Hardy fame). Coniston, Windermere and the Duddon Valley are within 20 minutes drive and the surrounding villages with traditional pubs, quality craft workshops and tearooms have much to offer. The majestic ruins of Furness Abbey should not be missed and lovers of wildlife will be attracted to the nearby animal park and to the nature reserve of Walney Island ...
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26 May 2014
"Comfortable and tranquil stay"
Our return to the cottage was to find usual excellent service provided to ensure our stay was comfortable. Fire being set and coming back on a cold day to find fire lit as a big treat.Cottage is rura… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review Orchard Cottage. Last year I purchased the bench with drinks table in between but that has not proved robust enough. You are quite right the decked patio would benefit from a table and chairs and we shall look into purchasing a new set soon. Thanks for your comments.
24 Apr 2014
Our stay in this lovely cottage was great, the location and views were fantastic, Jenny is very friendly and very welcoming and gave lots of great advice for day trips, would definitely recommend stay… More
Thanks for taking the time to review Orchard Cottage and so pleased you enjoyed your stay, also that Grizedale Forest, my recommendation for a venue for cycling and walking, was appreciated.
7 Apr 2014
"An amazing birthday surprise weekend Jenny really went above and beyond couldn't ask for more"
My daughter booked orchard cottage because of the brilliant reviews and as it was a surprise 65th present for my birthday as she knows I love the lake district. Jenny is such a lovely owner who made u… More
My pleasure, pleased you enjoyed it. The pheasants are pretty special, the cock and at least three hens feed daily outside the bay window of the cottage so can be seen whilst eating breakfast along with other garden birds. Our newest edition to the feeding tree are gold finches which are also beautiful.
10 Feb 2014
"I would return to this quaint cottage!"
My gorgeous boyfriend and I visited this little cottage for a romantic 2 day break on the 07th & 08th of Feb 2014. The cottage is very cosy and just what we were looking for. The cottage is warmed by … More
yes, the wet room is small but, as you say, effective and cottage still excellent value for money. Look forward to seeing you again.
25 Dec 2013
My girlfriend and I stayed at the cottage for Christmas, it was fantastic. The bed is so soft and comfortable. The fire was lit for us which was incredibly welcoming after a day exploring the lake d… More
Very pleased you enjoyed your stay, Christmas is a special time. I'm not always here to light a fire but if I know someone is coming in late in the afternoon, and I am here, I can light the fire if required on cold wintry days.
12 Nov 2013
"Cosy, refreshing hideaway!"
We had a lovely few days at Orchard Cottage, and particularly enjoyed the wood-burning fire which made us feel very cosy on the windy days. The cottage is well presented, and has a homely feel as well… More
Thanks for the kind comments. More fire lighting skills will be
taught next time you come, will make a boy scout out of you yet.
27 Sep 2013
"Lovely cottage in great location"
This really is a very pretty and homely cottage in a peacful location providng a perfect get away, and the hosts were very nice offering to take us into town and wash our towels. It is in a good locat… More
Thanks Rachel for your kind review. Hope the learner driver is doing well!
22 Sep 2013
"Tranquillity and Comfort at Orchard Cottage"
We stayed for 4 nights and can only describe it as wonderful. Jenny and Brian perfect hosts, flowers in kitchen on arrival, kindling and logs every day and even an offer to lay the fire for us. Good s… More
So pleased you enjoyed the Orchard Cottage experience. It gives me great pleasure to read your comments and know that you will recommend us to your friends. I look forward to welcoming you again whenever you are ready for some more rest and relaxation.
23 Jul 2013
"Peaceful, beautiful, and friendly rural retreat."
Jenny was delightful very amiable person. She was very attentive without ever being intrusive and caring of our requirements, nothing was ever too much bother. The place was just as it appeared on the… More
Thank you for your kind words; we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We are pleased to hear that you found the photos a good representation of the cottage and the surrounding area. We look forward to welcoming you to Orchard Cottage again soon.
23 Jul 2013
"A peaceful Oasis and Warm and Friendly Owners"
You can't help but love Orchard Cottage, the perfect relaxing lakes getaway. Stunning views over roaming hills, peaceful, quiet location, and super cosy cottage, with lots of little personal touc… More
Thank you for your kind comments. So pleased you enjoyed the experience. We love the cottage and are delighted when others do too. This area is so beautiful we want people to come and relax, chill and take respite from their busy lives. Look forward to seeing you next time
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