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Orrest Range

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041828)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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20 Customer Review(s)

  • Bryan Dinesh

    “Lovely, comfortable stay at this accommodation which had such a good homely feel.”

    Located in a quiet area, but very close to all amenities. On-street parking, but had no problem at all finding a space directly outside.

    Located in a quiet area, but very close to all amenities. On-street parking, but had no problem at all finding a space directly outside.

    - Bryan Dinesh, September 2023


  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King-size with en-suite, 1 Double, 1 Twin
  • Contemporary kitchen with underfloor heating
  • Separate dining room with trad range
  • Rear courtyard with patio bistro set and lockable bike storage
  • Friday changeove
  • Sleeps 6
  • Traditional Lakeland Victorian Cottage
  • Excellent location close to Windermere Village
  • 1 Kingsize Double Bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom
  • Gas central heating
  • Period Log Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • BT TV Freeview / BT Sport
  • Contemporary Kitchen with underfloor heating
  • Range Cooker with gas hob and electric oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer / Dryer Fridge/Freezer
  • Family Dining Room with original Victorian Range
  • Access to Choices leisure club at Troutbeck Bridge (2 miles away via car or accessible on bus route)
  • Leather Sofas
  • Courtyard with bistro garden furniture and covered seating area
  • Lockable store for bikes and outdoor gear
  • Two travel cots, two high chairs Walks direct from the front door
  • On street parking

The property

Orrest Range is a Victorian Lakeland slate terrace cottage situated only a few minutes' walk from the centre of Windermere Village. Refurbished to a high standard by its current owners the property reflects their attention to detail and quality and retains much of its period charm including a stunning Victorian range. The cottage offers the perfect place to relax with friends and family, conveniently situated for all you could want from a holiday in the Lake District. Located on a quiet street only a few minutes' walk from the friendly and bustling village of Windermere, with a vibrant mix of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and the popular resort of Bowness on the shores of Lake Windermere just a mile away. Relax in the lounge with cosy log fire and comfortable leather sofas. Spend time relaxing and socialising around the dining table, a popular feature of this cottage. Enjoy getting out and about on the fells with walks direct from the door including the popular walk to Orrest Head with its breath-taking views of Lake Windermere and across the whole of the southern Lake District. Whether you are looking for a great cottage for a family holiday or a gathering of friends, Orrest Range offers an excellent cottage to set you in good stead for a memorable stay! == Accommodation in detail Enter the property through the porch with coat hooks and boot rack to the traditional hallway. The front lounge is comfortable with a cosy fire, leather sofas, TV and DVD player. The dining room is a real focal point of this cottage with dining table and stunning, original Victorian Range - an ideal place to gather and socialise over a meal and a drink. The modern kitchen offers all the amenities you could require to prepare everything from a hearty Cumbrian breakfast to a fantastic dinner for friends. Choose from three comfortable bedrooms; a king size double bedroom with ensuite shower room on the first floor, or double bedroom and a twin bedroom on the second floor. On the first floor is the family bathroom complete with a large roll top bath and separate shower cubicle. The rear courtyard offers a small bistro table ideal for a morning coffee or a glass of wine, covered seating and lockable storage for bikes, golf clubs and other sports equipment. Location This gorgeous Lake District cottage takes an enviable location; easily reached by car or by train and perfectly placed to explore Windermere village, Bowness and the delights of Lake Windermere without even having to use a car. Windermere village is a lovely place to make yourself at home, with lazy cafes for breakfast, plenty of shops for stocking up the kitchen, traditional Lake District pubs and several restaurants to choose from. A number of superb walks begin nearby, including the easy ascent of Orrest Head which promises spectacular views of Lake Windermere from the top. Walk or drive less than a mile down the road and you'll reach bustling Bowness, a popular Lake District holiday destination offering sophisticated shopping, a range of restaurants and even a lively nightlife - from the cosy 'Hole int Wall' traditional pub to the trendy Bodegas & Sol tapas bar. From Bowness Bay, you can catch a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - what a way to explore without driving! For touring by car, you'll find Windermere a great place to start. A famously scenic stretch of the A591 leads to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. Branch off into the Troutbeck Valley and take one of the most breath-taking scenic drives in the Lake District - over Kirkstone Pass to Ullswater with a stop at the acclaimed Queen's Head for lunch.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

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