Oakdene House

Chapel Stile, Central Lakes

  • 5 Star Gold
  • Bright and spacious this holiday property in the village of Chapel Stile is great for family holidays or a get-together with friends

You can book this property from:

  • £1,097 per week
  • £157 per night
  • 5 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king size beds
  • 2 single beds
  • Bunk beds to sleep 2


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Oven
  • Cooking hob
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sky TV
  • Welcome pack
  • No mobile signal
  • Electric car charging point


  • Family friendly


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Electric car charging point
  • Rural location

Nearby activities

  • Walking


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Please note, stag and hen parties are not permitted at this property.
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Oakdene House is a large detached property situated in the centre of the village of Chapel Stile, just a stones throw from the local Co-op Store and the Wainwrights Inn pub. The town of Ambleside is just 10 minute drive away, with Grasmere and Windermere is just a little further. There's a huge choice of cafes, restaurants and bars in these nearby towns. The southern area of the Lake District is also home to a range of fabulous independent businesses, meaning there are lots of interesting and unique shops and galleries for you to enjoy during your holiday in the Lake District.

Oakdene House was extended and split into two properties some time in the 80's, the larger half sleeping 8 being named Oakdene House and the smaller part sleeping 6 named Oakdene Cottage. Enjoy a self catering holiday in the Lake District at Oakdene House as a party of 8. Alternatively you can book both Oakdene House and Oakdene Cottage for up to 14 people, to find out more about both properties CLICK HERE.

The entrance into Oakdene House is through a porch area, where there's plenty of room for muddy boots and walking gear. The ground floor is mostly open plan with a large lounge, dining and kitchen area. The lounge has a view towards the front of the house, comfy seating for 8, TV with full sky package including BT Sports package, Fibre 2 Wi Fi ,blu-ray player and docking station. The dining area has an oak table and chairs for 8 guests. This is a great spot for the whole family to enjoy a delicious meal together. The table also opens out to seat 14 if both Oakdene House and Oakdene Cottage are booked by the same group. This is perfect for family get togethers! There are doors leading to the patio and garden where you'll find a table and chairs. The kitchen is modern and has an electric induction hob, double oven, dishwasher , built in micro wave and american style fridge freezer.

The ground floor also has a utility room with washer and separate dryer, separate shower room with shower, toilet and basin.

On the first floor are 4 bedrooms. The master double bedroom has a king size bed , drawers, a wardrobe and en-suite shower room comprising of a large shower, toilet and sink. The second double bedroom has king size bed, built in-wardrobe and drawers, the twin room enjoys views over the garden, two large size single beds 10cm longer in length, wardrobe and drawers and the fourth bedroom is a bunk bedded room with full size bunks, hanging rail and drawers. Also on the first floor is the main family bathroom which has a bath with shower over, toilet and sink. The accommodation at Oakdene House is equally light and spacious upstairs as it is downstairs.

Oakdene has just had completion of extensive works done by the owners including ,new oak flooring in the dining area ,new window frames, upgraded heating system and new leather settees. All bathrooms have been refurbished and the mattresses have also all been replaced in the bedrooms as well as new carpets throughout upstairs. 

Oakdene House has a good sized garden to the rear and side with well established plants and trees and large grassed area perfect for family games which is enclosed , and a patio seating area for summer dining. There is off road parking at the front for 3 cars in a private gated driveway.

Oakdene House is a fabulous self catering property, perfectly situated in the centre of the village Chapel Stile. It's very close to both a shop, cafe and pub (Wainwrights Inn). there's a huge choice of walks from the door in all directions, you really don't need to use the car if you don't want to. You can easily enjoy the beautiful scenery the Langdale Valleys and Lake District National Park has to offer if you stay at Oakdene House.

NB: The adjoining cottage which sleeps 6 (GL038) can be booked together with the house to sleep 14. The two Interconnecting doors can up unlocked if requested if you have booked both properties. Please note, stag and hen parties are not permitted at this property.

What's included?

We want our holiday cottages to be a 'home for home'. All the beds are made up ready for you, towels are included so no need to bring those, and shower mats are also provided. Two tea towels and a set of oven gloves/oven cloth will be in the kitchen along with a starter pack that includes: washing up liquid, kitchen roll, toilet roll, basic cleaning products, a bin bag in each bin and a few dishwasher tabs. This is just to 'start you off' while you're on your self catering holiday in the Lake District; you'll need to buy your own once these have run out.

N.B An area of the large garden is reserved for Oakdene Cottage and is separated off by a hedge.

There are separate parking areas for Oakdene House and Oakdene Cottage.

Local Information

Local Shop - The Co-op village store in Chapel Stile
Nearest Supermarkets - Booths, Windermere. Asda, Morrisons & Aldi, Kendal
Food Deliveries - Asda and Tesco deliver

Local Pub - Wainwrights Inn in Chapel Stile and Britannia Inn in Elterwater

Travel info
Nearest Motorway - M6, J36 - 26 miles
Nearest train station - Windermere - 9.2 miles
Nearest Airport - Manchester - 98 miles

A few attractions in the area
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere - 4.4 mile
The World of Beatrix Potter, Bowness-on-Windermere - 10 miles
Brockhole, Windermere - 6.9 miles
Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, Near Sawrey - 10.3 miles
Waterhead - 5.4 miles
Coniston Gondola - 7.3 miles
Yew Tree Farm, Coniston - 4.4 miles
Roman Fort, Ambleside - 4.9 miles
Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge - 16 miles
Art galleries & Museums in Kendal - 17.6 miles
Lakeland Maize Maze, Sedgewick, Kendal - 22 miles
Grizedale Forest & Visitors Centre, Hawkshead - 11.2 miles
Sizergh Castle & Gardens, Sizergh, Kendal - 22 miles

Horse Riding
Lakeland Pony Trekking, Windermere - 8.7 miles
Grizedale Riding Centre, Satterthwaite - 12.9 miles

Putting green and crazy golf, Ambleside - 5 miles
18 Hole golf course, Windermere golf club - 12 miles

Hawkshead Trout Farm, Hawkshead - 9.8 miles