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Self Catering in Cumbria - Orton

The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse, Orton, Cumbria

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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £288.00 - 538.00

This character stone-built cottage near the village of Orton sleeps two people.

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.


This is a very chic cottage with an interior that I defy anyone to find elsewhere for us. It was awesome and our two dogs loved it too. We will be going again.
Mr Lloyd

Loved The Gatehouse; loved the d?cor, the open plan design and it's location. The boys enjoyed the hammock in the living room. We also loved the bedroom and the bathroom.
Mrs Stokes

Really enjoyed our stay in the heart of the Lake District. The Gatehouse was lovely with a great garden, WiFi, TV and a wood burner to entertain the kids and the adults. Loved the piano.
Mr Dixon

Absolutely wonderful place, the view out of the windows, the slightly bizarre but beautiful and romantic, decoration, the roll top bath, the heavy curtains, the books, the comfortable and luxurious bed, the wood burner. Perfect.
Miss Simpson

An absolutely brilliant place to stay, very quirky but my wife and I loved it. Exactly as described and in a lovely location.
Mr Robson



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Double Beds

Bunk Beds


Gas central heating with woodburning stove
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel and power included in rent
Fuel for woodburning stove on an honesty box basis
Bed linen and towels included 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

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Gamelands Stone Circle - 2.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Rutter Force - 6.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Kirkby Stephen Church - 7.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Mallerstang Dale - 7.5 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Pendragon Castle - 7.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Sedbergh, St Gregory's Chapel - 8.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Appleby Castle - 9.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Shap Abbey - 9.4 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Eden Valley - 9.5 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Appleby, St Lawrence Church - 9.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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