Cottage in Cumbria

ID: S421397

  • Bedrooms 3
  • ・ Sleeps
  • ・ Pets No

About this property

A pretty cottage by a tumbling stream in the peaceful village of Braithwaite, perfect for families looking for outdoor pursuits while remaining close to Keswick, the Adventure Capital of the Lake District.

Set in the picturesque Newlands Valley, there is no shortage of beautiful walks of all levels of difficulty. Enjoy a more leisurely pace through Whinlatter Forest Park, which has cycling and walking trails as well as an osprey viewing point. Alternatively take on a challenge with the Newlands Horseshoe which includes the six summits of Catbells, Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dalehead, Hindscarth and Robinson. Keswick is just 3 miles away with shops and pubs to visit, as well as places to hire bikes and boats. Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake are the perfect settings for a lakeside picnic and a wild swim or kayaking on the calm waters. Enter into the welcoming entrance hall of this picturesque cottage and turn to the left where you ll find the comfortable lounge with a curved bay window that lets in plenty of light. Enjoy cosy evenings in front of the open fire watching a film on the Smart TV or DVD player. Cook up a storm in the kitchen which has an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, digital radio and iPod dock, before eating in the dining area which comfortably seats six and looks out onto the garden. Adjacent to the kitchen and similarly fitted with slate flooring is the utility room with a fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer, as well as storage for coats and boots. There is also a convenient ground floor shower room with a walk in shower and WC. A feature spiral staircase with a rope banister leads to the first floor bedrooms. The first of these is a master bedroom with a balcony which boasts fantastic views out across the hills, while the cosy double bedroom and bright twin bedroom have quaint window seats. Finally, there is a family bathroom with a bath with a shower over, a WC. The enclosed lawned garden is situated to the rear and side of the property, with a summer house and garden furniture for enjoying a beverage in the sunshine. There is also a stream and river nearby which adds a peaceful ambience. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 2 double, 1 twin. 2 bathrooms 1 shower room, 1 bathroom with bath and shower over. Gas hob, electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine, dryer, fridge/freezer. Open fire. Smart TV, iPod dock, DVD player. Towels included. Parking for 2 cars (1 large/1 small) or 2 medium cars. Further parking further up alongside grass. Enclosed garden with garden furniture, summer house, river and a stream children must be supervised. Please note a feature spiral staircase with rope banister leads to the first floor. Regret no pets. Pub and shop less than 1 mile.


Downstairs bathroom, Enclosed garden / patio, Open fire / woodburner, Internet access, Pub within 1 mile, Shop within 1 mile, Cottage, Does not allow pets

Nearby points of interest

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

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