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Beck Edge

Braithwaite, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1137783)

Lakelovers rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc.(Logs available at the side of house) in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car next to the cottage plus additional free on street parking available in the village
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Step up into kitchen
  • Note: Check-in 16:00, check-out 10:00

The property

Beck Edge is a delightful stone-built barn conversion nestled into the village of Braithwaite near Keswick, close by walks and amenities, it is the ideal base for a family or a group of friends looking to explore the breath-taking scenery of Cumbria. Park off-road and be welcomed into this charming abode, discovering a homely sitting room where you can recline and plan the day ahead of you in the warm glow of the woodburning stove. From here, allow the utility to take care of all of your muddy clothes as you cook up a storm in the amply fitted kitchen, serving your masterpiece at the dining table or enjoying a coffee from the sitting area as the gas fire adds ambience. There is also a cosy mezzanine where you can relax or read a good book. When sleep calls, retire to one of three bedrooms, choosing between a king-size with en-suite shower room, a double and a single, serviced by a bathroom. Braithwaite is a delightful village, offering a selection of pubs and cafes, with options including the Coledale Inn, Royal Oak and Ivy House Restaurant. There is also a convenience store for all of your holiday essentials. The town is close to many fantastic walks, including the Coledale Horseshoe, Coledale Beck, Newlands Beck, Grisdale Pike, Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve and Derwentwater, where there are watersports facilities. The property is also close to mountain biking trails at the lovely Whinlatter Forest, walks at Lodore Falls, and the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path End. For more tasty eateries, independent shops, and more attractions such as a golf course, museums, walks, watersports and Castlerigg Stone Circle, head over to the charming town of Keswick. There are many more incredible places to visit throughout the Lake District National Park, including Windermere with its lake cruises and watersports facilities, Scafell Pike, Ullswater and Aira Force Waterfall. All of this and so much more with a stay at the wonderful Beck Edge.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Keswick 3 miles.

Between the magnificent northern lakes of Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite, lies the village of Braithwaite. Still retaining much of its traditional appeal, the Coledale Beck runs through the village with whitewashed Lakeland cottages, two village shops and two real ale Inns each brimming with character! Between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw, there really is something for everyone. Visit Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the lake with an open-air theatre, or take a trip around the lake. Lake District Wildlife Park, Dodd Wood, Derwentwater, and Keswick with its wide range of attractions, are also within easy reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas