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The Orchards Apartment

16 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
The Orchards Apartment occupies the ground floor of the main house, with the twin bedroom situated on the first floor. Central heating and hot water is by means of an oil boiler. The property benefits from having an electric fire in the lounge area. Damp items may be dried in a shared boiler house that also houses a tumble drier. The owners are in residence in the top two floors of the main house. Mobile phone users on 'Orange' can get a very good signal & we now have Freeview to enjoy (via SKY) The accommodation has a spacious feel with large rooms. Good storage space with lots of space for outdoor gear, boots, etc. Everything but the twin bedroom is at ground floor level. It is double-glazed, fully carpeted (except for the kitchen which has an original slate floor and the bathroom which...The Orchards Apartment occupies the ground floor of the main house, with the twin bedroom situated on the first floor. Central heating and hot water is by means of an oil boiler. The property benefits from having an electric fire in the lounge area. Damp items may be dried in a shared boiler house that also houses a tumble drier. The owners are in residence in the top two floors of the main house. Mobile phone users on 'Orange' can get a very good signal & we now have Freeview to enjoy (via SKY) The accommodation has a spacious feel with large rooms. Good storage space with lots of space for outdoor gear, boots, etc. Everything but the twin bedroom is at ground floor level. It is double-glazed, fully carpeted (except for the kitchen which has an original slate floor and the bathroom which has porcelain tiled floor) and tastefully decorated throughout. Outside are places to sit and enjoy the tranquil surroundings with pleasing views down the valley to Muncaster Fell. Parking for two cars is provided within the grounds adjacent to the house. WiFi is available in most rooms. Briefly comprising: separate entrance from covered porch leading to hallway. From which are the lounge (bay window, living flame electric fire set in an original marble fireplace, TV, SKY (Freeview), DVD), double bedroom with wrought iron bed and triple wardrobe, kitchen (lots of fitted units, dining table, electric cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, auto washer) and stairs leading up to the twin bedroom. Through the kitchen is another hallway that leads to the bathroom (bath with electric shower over, basin and wc). Please note: towels are not provided except for guests travelling from abroad. All linen and tea-towels are provided, together with soaps, washing up liquid. washing powder, toilet rolls & paper towels. Pets. One well-behaved dog by arrangement (or two- if very well behaved)! As a courtesy to other guests, the dog must not be left unattended, sleep on any piece of furniture and is not allowed in any bedroom.More
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About the Owner
michael K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Having found this perfect place to stay, we keep returning! The Apartment is spacious, comfortable and cosy, with a great view from the living room window. The location is very quiet and peaceful, with beautiful countryside and wildlife all around. The owners are friendly and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank LynnW1641
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Orchards Apartment is clean and comfortable, the wifi worked well and I even had a good phone signal. There is a well-organised kitchen, equipped for 4 people and a modern bathroom. The boot/kit storage area is very useful and the lounge is a good...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Dotty68CH
Getaway459230, VR Owner at The Orchards Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future!

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Eskalde positioned to the west of the lakes. Excellent food and service at the Bower House (20 minute walk). All you need in the accommodation and lots of walks on your doorstep. Would stay here again if we were looking to stay on the western...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Martin C
Management response:Responded 8 July 2018

Thank you very much for finding the time to leave such a nice review, we hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Lovely, quiet and well maintained self catering in a beautiful location, very close to pubs and the village shop, as well as 5 minutes walk from the tourist railway that runs to Ravenglass on the coast. Michael, the owner, is very friendly and approachable, and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank TMSJ
Management response:Responded 8 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review, we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great area for a local walk and stunning view. great food in the pubs. Good fun on the railway Very isolated if you wanted to see the rest of the Lakes as it is a long hilly drive out of the the area.

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Sylvia H
Management response:Responded 8 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you again!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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How to get there
TRAVELLING NORTH- Leave junction 36 of the M6 motorway and head for Kendal/Lakes. Follow Barrow signs (A590). Three miles beyond Newby Bridge turn right (signed to Workington). After 10 miles you will reach Broughton-in-Furness. 3/4 of a mile beyond, turn right to Ulpha - just before the traffic lights that control traffic over the river Duddon Bridge. After 4 miles, turn left in Ulpha village, up the steep hill signed for Eskdale (Birker fell road). Follow this road for 7 miles and you will enter Eskdale Green village. Just past the village store on the right, turn left down a private lane called 'Randlehow'. The Orchards is 250 yards on the left. TRAVELLING SOUTH- From the A595, turn left just beyond Holmrook (at the Texaco garage). After 1.5 miles turn right (signed Eskdale Green). Fol...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km
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