Cottage in Cumbria

ID: S421653

  • Bedrooms 2
  • ・ Sleeps 3
  • ・ Pets 1

About this property

Providing tranquil accommodation for a couple or a small family, this beautifully renovated cottage features original exposed beams and is perfect for exploring an idyllic part of the Lake District.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, this delightful cottage is just across the road from Dodd Wood, which features a woodland trail and stunning views overlooking the area. Mirehouse and Gardens (0.5 miles) is a superb historic stately home on the banks of the glorious Bassenthwaite Lake. This is a wonderful base for walkers, hikers, and nature lovers, with local destinations including Carl Side, Ullock Pike, Skiddaw and Longlands Fell (all within 7 miles). Heading south, the thriving market town of Keswick (4 miles) lies at the head of Derwentwater and has plenty of great restaurants, independent shops, friendly pubs and popular tourist attractions including the Theatre by the Lake, Derwent Pencil Museum, Puzzling Place, Keswick Adventure Centre and Castlerigg Stone Circle. On entering this charming holiday cottage, you will find the bright and airy lounge/diner which provides a lovely space for you all to unwind in at the end of a wonderful day exploring the Lakes. Featuring comfortable seating, TV, a wood burner effect electric fire and original beams, the lounge is perfect for snuggling up with a good book or a favourite movie. The dining area is ideal for planning the day s adventures or for sharing a family meal. The fully equipped kitchen has a range of appliances including an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and washer/dryer. Upstairs, the first floor features two light and attractive bedrooms. The pretty master bedroom offers a king size bed, feature fireplace and far reaching views. The single bedroom has a low sloping ceiling. This floor also has a stylish family bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. Stepping outside, the back garden looks out over the surrounding fells and towards the forest. Parking is available for two cars in the car park which features an electric charging station which is shared with the two other properties on site. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 king size, 1 single (additional folding bed available for the single room, on request). Cottage is comfortable for 2 adults due to the sloped ceiling in the single bedroom but does have capacity to sleep 3 and 1 child. 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer. Electric fire. TV. Wi Fi included, due to the rural location the connect ion can be slow. It is suitable for emails and social media, but may not be adequate for streaming. Also the thickness of the 18th century internal walls mean that internet is only available downstairs.. Partially enclosed garden. Parking for 2 cars in shared car park. Please note that there is no footpath from the cottage nor direct access to the lake. Two shared electric vehicle charging points available for no additional charge. Complex of properties. Pub 1.5 miles. Mirehouse and Gardens 0.5 miles. Keswick 4 miles. Please note there is restricted head room in the single bedroom and it may not be suitable for taller guests.


Waterside views, Complex of properties, Enclosed garden / patio, Internet access, Family friendly, Parking on site / nearby, Electric vehicle charging, Decorated for Christmas, Cottage

Nearby points of interest

  • Derwent Pencil Museum
  • Catbells Lakeland Walk
  • Wastwater Alpaca Trekking
  • Lake District Coast Aquarium
  • Lodore Falls
  • Buttermere Lake
  • Scale Force waterfall
  • Wastwater Lake
  • Church of St Olaf

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