Oakland Hall sleeps up to 10 people in 4 en suite bedrooms, in Five Star Luxury.
An eclectic building based around one of the first gentlemen’s residences to be built in Windermere, Oakland Hall offers the discerning visitor a touch of opulance and grandeur which is difficult to find today.
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The Grand Hall.
The Grand Hall itself is two storeys high and is lit by two huge stone mullioned stained-glass windows and is dominated by a huge “arts and crafts” fireplace, (which was originally commissioned for the house) now with a large wood burning stove warming at it’s heart.
The hall has a huge oak dining table with 12 oak chairs and an iPod dock for your tunes.
The Living Room.
The Living Room has two large stone-mullioned windows one with a bay and window seat where you can gaze across the garden and beyond to Stickle and Harrison Pike.This is where you’ll begin to understand why William Wordsworth wrote so passionately about The Lakes.
Again this room has an “Arts and Crafts” fireplace. The ceiling in this room is a masterpiece created at a time when plasters were artists in their own right the, detail is quite phenomenal. Perhaps the quirkiest features of the room are the designer sofas, which mix in a modern twist. With wooden floors and decadent rug this room is a designer’s delight.
The kitchen at Oakland Hall is a gastronomes delight, with its 7-ring burner, twin fan oven cooker, American fridge-freezer and built-in microwave. Fitted with glossy flint grey units and “Nero” granite work-surfaces under no less than 8 Velux windows, the room is light and airy. To finish it all off, there’s a central island unit running down the centre of the kitchen with 5 oak stools and an 18-bottle wine cooler.
This is the ideal spot for your guests to “chillax” with a glass of wine and watch you perform your culinary magic! When the sun shines you can open the 10ft wide oak concertina doors and take breakfast alfresco.
The master bedroom has a solid ash king-size bed 26 inch flat screen TV and a fantastic seating area with views out over Windermere and the Langdales beyond.
The room has an ensuite shower room featuring a large shower enclosure with “dinner plate” showerhead, washbowl tastefully mounted on a granite surface and toilet.
Versatile with 2 single divans, you can set this bedroom room up anyway you wish. It is fitted with built in wardrobes and a 26 inch flat screen TV. And again has views through its stone mullioned window across to The famous Langdale Pikes.
The ensuite has a large shower enclosure with ‘dinner plate’ showerhead, washbowl on slate surface cleaning you teeth whilst gazing out over the fells is a refreshing experience. Oh, and as you’d expect there’s a toilet.
Bedroom three has a double bed neatly tucked inside an arched alcove.
The room has a 26 inch flat screen TV.
The ensuite again has a large shower enclosure with “dinner plate” showerhead, toilet and sink.
Named after the famous poet who’s cottage can be seen from the rooms huge velux windows. The room runs the full width of the house and retains the original roof features; exposed beams and a beautiful stained glass window. It is furnished with 4 solid ash single beds.
This is a perfect place for the kids to disappear into. It has a 26 inch flat screen TV and a built in wardrobe.
The ensuite features a P-shaped bath. With shower enclosure over it and the by now all familiar “dinner plate” shower head. It also has a sink and Toilet.
At the front of the house there’s parking for a whole fleet of cars. Past the front lawn, as you approach Oakland’s Hall there’s a walled patio area with teak table and chair set, which you can step out on to through large oak patio doors, which lead from the kitchen – perfect for a barbecue on a summer’s evening or an alfresco breakfast.
To the rear of the house, there’s a large slate floored patio with wide-stretching views to the Langdales, again the area has a teak table and chair set plus 2 steamer chairs for the sun worshippers in your party. Beyond the patio a lawned garden stretches out in front of you.
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