The Gatehouse is a unique, stone-built character cottage in the hamlet of Kelleth, three miles from the village of Orton, close to the Lake District National Park. This cottage sleeps two people in a galleried king-size double bedroom. The cottage also has a bathroom with cast-iron bath, kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove. Outside there is off road parking for one car and a front lawned garden with patio and bench. The Gatehouse is an ideal retreat for a couple, with walks and cycle routes in the area, the Settle-Carlisle railway, two National Parks and a number of villages and towns that are waiting to be discovered.
One galleried king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with children's bunks, dining area and woodburning stove.
Gas central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Fuel for woodburning stove on an honesty box basis. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Lawned garden with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile.
The charming village of Orton is situated close to the Lake District National Park. The village centre has a 16th century church, village green, pub serving food, a Post Office/shop and a chocolate shop and tearoom, and there are rolling countryside and beautiful scenery in the area. Within driving distance are Kendal, Sedbergh and Appleby-in-Westmorland, as well as Haweswater lake and the Eden Valley.
Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.