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The Waterfall Retreat

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Tebay near Orton, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 19 Guests

  • 10 Bedrooms

  • 8 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "Fantastic long weekend break."

    Loved the facilities available to keep young and old entertained. Sarah was very attentive to our needs. Much appreciated.

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2023


  • Over three floors
  • Ten bedrooms and eight bathrooms
  • Ground Floor: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 2 x shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • First Floor: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 2 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size on request) and 1 x single.1 x Bathroom with slipper bath, basin, heated towel rail, and WC and 1 x Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Lower Ground Floor: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size on request), 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • 1 x shower room with walk-in shower with separate basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Ground floor: Kitchen with French doors leading to a rear balcony, dining room, sitting room with woodburning stove, French door access to front garden with pizza oven
  • First Floor: mezzanine snug with video games machine
  • Lower Ground Floor: Open plan second kitchen, living room and dining room with Smart TV, utility and drying room, Gym with pull-up/dip bar, bench, free weights and punch bag
  • Gas central heating
  • Two electric ovens, 6 ring gas hob, microwave, French larder style fridge/freezer, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee machine, wine cooler
  • 2 x Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, video games machine, arcade machine, air hockey table, gym equipment
  • Cocktail bar with fridge and bar stools
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, bed guard and three highchairs available on request
  • Private driveway for 8 cars
  • Rear courtyard with bench furniture and gas barbecue, and balcony with furniture
  • Large 7 seater hot tub and outdoor shower
  • 4 seater outdoor Sauna and gated access to the beck for cold water dipping (always supervise children and dogs)
  • Outdoor dining table and seating around a fire pit, pizza oven area in front garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, with more on request
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 1.8 miles
  • Note: No hen/stag or similar
  • Note: There are 6 steps to access the garden, and this property has a balcony and a beck running through the grounds and has a natural water supply via spring; children and dogs must be supervised at all times
  • Note: There are 2 steps between the dining room and the sitting room
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1,000

The property

Orton 1.8 miles.

Waterfall Retreat, an impressive, ten-bedroom home enjoys an enviable position, overlooking River Lune in the Cumbrian village of Tebay near Orton.

Offering expansive living spaces, set over three floors, Waterfall Retreat makes a wonderful base for a large family break or group celebration, possible to accommodate nineteen guests looking to explore the Yorkshire Dales or Lake District National Park.

Benefit from eight private parking spaces, taking in the character and beauty of your new abode.

Step indoors, hang up your coats and store your shoes, before making your way to the fully-equipped kitchen, where the chosen chef of your group can rustle up delicious meals to be enjoyed on the beautiful live edge oak banquet table in the dining room; throw open the patio doors and take to the balcony, overlooking the rear courtyard, designed for alfresco dining, socialising and sunny barbecues.

On cooler evenings, light the woodburning stove and spend time in the stylish sitting room, complete with plush corner sofas, lofty A-framed ceilings, and a selection of games to keep the whole family entertainment; for a quiet nook, locate the first-floor snug, where you can escape from the rest of the home with a glass of wine.

Travel down to the lower-ground-floor where you'll find a handy utility, drying room, and private gym, along with a cloakroom, shower room and twin bedroom, two king sized rooms and a super king to chose from.

On the ground floor you'll find a super king size room along with two shower rooms.

Head up to the first floor and you'll locate a further two twin rooms, a bathroom and a shower room, two super-king-size and a single.

With stunning views to be enjoyed from most rooms, truly escape to the Cumbrian countryside, with plenty of rural walking and cycling trails to be experienced from your doorstep, including those of the Great Asby Scar National Nature Reserve.

Cool off with a dip in the waterfall, where you'll also find the opportunity to wildlife spot and feel at one with nature, with red squirrels and kingfisher recognised a some of the most iconic.

For your nearest amenities, head into Orton, where you'll find a cafe, The George Hotel pub, and a Post Office/village store, or with Kendal a car journey away, be spoilt for choice when dining out and stocking up on the essentials.

Near the border into the Lake District National Park, make the most of visiting rural villages, lakeside attractions and picturesque landscapes, whilst making your way over to Windermere, with plenty to see and do for all types of visitors, or simply remain at Waterfall Retreat and take advantage of the state-of-the-art appliances and inviting spaces, offering all the home comforts.

Book your next countryside haven at Waterfall Retreat.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £1000.

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About the location


  • Kendal 12 miles
  • Penrith 12 miles
  • Kirkby Stephen 12 miles
  • Keswick 25 miles

The charming old village of Orton sits in a secluded position where the western edge of the Yorkshire Dales meets the eastern fringe of the Lake District National Park. Along with its better-known neighbours of Kendal, Sedbergh and Appleby-in-Westmorland, the area is surrounded by lovely rolling countryside and beautiful scenery. Above the village sits Orton Scar, a limestone hill, used in days gone by to warn the village of Scottish raiders and popular today with walkers. The village centre has an imposing 16th century church, local pub serving good food, a Post Office/shop and the famous handmade chocolate shop and tea room. A lovely village green surrounded by 17th and 18th Century cottages adds to its charm and there is a farmers’ market in the village square on the second Saturday of every month. Take a short drive and discover the unspoilt lake of Haweswater, or take advantage of the excellent road links to the Lake District, the Eden Valley and the rest of the Yorkshire Dales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas