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Orchard Barn – Home 150832 House

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

House / 6 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 12

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

The Lake District is frequently voted Britain's finest landscape, and Orchard Barn has the best view of that landscape. You could sit out on the patio to soak it up, or view it from the picture windows in all the main rooms. It's an ideal base for a family reunion, or a group of friends here for a walking holiday.

Applethwaite hamlet is secluded, quiet and intimate, with freedom to roam right from the door; and yet lively Keswick with its outdoor shops, theatre, cinema and multiple attractions is only 2 km away. Derwent Lea has its own secure garden, plus use of the surrounding four acre field.

Further details outdoors

Visitors seem to love the patio which has breath-taking views; just the place for a leisurely drink or a BBQ at the end of a day on the fells, or to spend the evenings chatting and putting the world to rights. It's also where the smokers in the party tend to congregate! Children love the paddock with the hens and pet pigs. Added to

The Lake District is frequently voted Britain's finest landscape, and Orchard Barn has the best view of that landscape. You could sit out on the patio to soak it up, or view it from the picture windows in all the main rooms. It's an ideal base for a family reunion, or a group of friends here for a walking holiday.

Applethwaite hamlet is secluded, quiet and intimate, with freedom to roam right from the door; and yet lively Keswick with its outdoor shops, theatre, cinema and multiple attractions is only 2 km away. Derwent Lea has its own secure garden, plus use of the surrounding four acre field.

Further details outdoors

Visitors seem to love the patio which has breath-taking views; just the place for a leisurely drink or a BBQ at the end of a day on the fells, or to spend the evenings chatting and putting the world to rights. It's also where the smokers in the party tend to congregate! Children love the paddock with the hens and pet pigs. Added to that, we own the four acre field that surrounds the house, and you are welcome to use it as you will.

Location description from owner

The England region

The Lake District is regularly voted the finest scenery in Britain, and Keswick is at its heart. Soaring mountains, beautiful tranquil lakes, sparkling rivers and so many places of interest you could spend months here and not exhaust the possibilities. Keswick prides itself on being 'the Adventure Capital' of England, and you can take part in virtually every outdoor activity: walking, climbing, sailing, canoeing, horse riding, golf, even paragliding. It's not always sunny of course, but even on wetter days there are castles, museums, stately homes, and many other covered attractions to visit, and as the saying goes, there has to be a little rain to keep the lakes topped up!

Keswick

Keswick town is perfect for visitors, with outdoor shops, a wonderful theatre, cafes spilling out onto the streets, and Lake road leading down to its jewel, lovely Lake Derwentwater. At the newly refurbished foreshore you can stroll to Friar's Crag, take a rowing boat out for an hour or more, take a trip on one of the graceful launches, or hire anything from a canoe or a windsurfer to a dinghy, -with wetsuits provided.

Where Keswick is busy and bustling, Applethwaite is tranquil and peaceful. You're more likely to come across a hen, pig or duck than a motorbike, and to wander through its peaceful lanes is a pleasure indeed. There are no facilities, save for the little chapel, but with Keswick just a couple of miles away, who needs them?

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 8 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Ian H
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
16 Sep 2016
Years listed:
7
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French


This House has 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 26 Jan 2011. Located in Lake District, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 4. The average weekly rate varies from £990 to £2390.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Sep 2016.

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