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Dale House

Lorton, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 977429)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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15 Customer Review(s)

  • Sarah

    “Excellent property, very clean and very well stocked with everything you would want.”

    Very well set up for pets with a fully fenced garden.

    Very well set up for pets with a fully fenced garden.

    - Sarah, April 2022

The property

Resting in the Lakeland village of High Lorton with unspoilt views, you will discover this semi-detached Victorian house, complimented by original features and an all-round sense of charm.

Perfect for families or those wishing to explore the area and beyond, this retreat offers the ideal blend of tradition and comfortable living, making for a memorable holiday experience all-year-round.

Enter the cottage and wander through to the lounge; a homely base to relax amongst the collectables and accessorizes on display, whilst spending some quality time with your loved ones.

Follow a cosy evening with a home cooked meal in the dining room, featuring seating for eight people, so everyone can unwind in style amongst the warmth of the woodburner.

For the musically inclined, practice your talents on the piano, or simply appreciate the sense of character it brings to the room.

The kitchen adds a fresh feel to the cottage, with whitewashed units and a country overtone, neighboured by an equipped utility area for those extras you may need.

A peaceful nights sleep is promised in the three bedrooms; each decorated to a wonderful standard with a refreshing colour scheme and a peaceful ambience throughout.

Lastly, a family bathroom finishes the interior in a classic fashion.

Take a moment to appreciate the location, surrounded by mountains such as Grasmoor, Hopegill Head and Whiteside, the village is a perfect destination for exploring a number of hillside walks.

Visitors are encouraged to visit the 12th century St. Cuthbert's church.

Lorton itself is relatively untouched by tourism and lies only approximately four miles away from Cockermouth.

An assorted holiday experience in a notable part of Cumbria.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with woodburner
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Electric central heating with woodburner and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen incl in rent
  • Towels are provided
  • Travel Cot and highchair
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio seating area to rear with pond and outdoor furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop under 1 miles and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: There is a small pond to the side of the property, therefore children will require supervision.

About the location


Braithwaite 4.3 miles; Cockermouth 6 miles; Keswick 7 miles.

Lorton is a village in the district of Allerdale, in Cumbria and is made up of two small villages – Low Lorton and High Lorton, both of which are nestled at the northern end of the Vale of Lorton. Surrounded by the mountains such as Grasmoor, Hopegill Head and Whiteside it is a perfect destination for exploring a number of hillwalks and visitors are encouraged to visit the 12th century St. Cuthbert’s church. Lorton itself is relatively untouched by tourism and yet is only approximately 4 miles away from Cockermouth, which offers access to the A66 road. Other nearby settlements include Loweswater and Brigham. The Whinlatter Pass road offers a scenic drive and connects Lorton with Braithwaite. Within an easy drive the nearby town of Cockermouth has plenty of places to eat and drink and is of course famous as the birthplace of both William Wordsworth and Fletcher Christian (of Mutiny on the Bounty fame) and Wordsworth’s Georgian family home, on the main street, is now a popular visitor attraction, owned by the National Trust. A great location whatever you choose to do.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas