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Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041897)


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Karina

    “We have been coming to Keswick for the last 30+ years and have stayed in many houses.”

    But this house has been the best on location, comfort and facilities. The garden was secure for the dogs and the bi-fold doors in the kitchen really make this property so special! We enjoyed it so much we have already booked for next year. Thank you!

    But this house has been the best on location, comfort and facilities. The garden was secure for the dogs and the bi-fold doors in the kitchen really make this property so special! We enjoyed it so much we have already booked for next year. Thank you!

    - Karina, May 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size bedroom, 1 x super king-size (zip/link, can be twin beds upon request), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove and underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road aprking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture.Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 7 min walk
  • Shop 3 mins walk
  • Note: Infants not accepted at this property.

The property

Within a flat easy walking distance of the town centre and the market square, Greengarth is located in the popular Crosthwaite area of Keswick. The current owners have fully refurbished and modernised the property to a very high standard. The property has been extended to substantially increase the living space which is open plan and light and airy. Spectacular bi-fold doors open directly onto the patio and garden and offer exceptional and impressive views to Skiddaw, one of the Lake District's highest and most impressive mountains. Offering a great selection of local shops, bars and cafes and the award winning, twice weekly market, all within ten minutes walk from Greengarth, the cottage is situated in a great location and offers a very high standard of accommodation with great social space making the cottage ideal for relaxing with friends and family. For those wanting to get out and about, there are numerous walks you can choose from, direct from the door. Admire the beautiful views of Derwentwater and Borrowdale from Latrigg, explore the high fells and head for the summit of Skiddaw, enjoy a relaxing walk around the lake shore. Offering quality accommodation in a great location, Greengarth is an excellent choice for all seasons. Accommodation in detail Situated on a quiet, private cul-de-sac, the property is approached through the front gates and gravelled parking area to the front door which opens to the hallway. The remainder of the ground floor is open plan with spectacular bi-fold doors that open from the dining area directly onto the large patio, a pretty cottage garden and offering beautiful views to Skiddaw that dominates the skyline and rises high above the town. The lounge area, with welcoming log burning stove, is furnished with a comfortable leather sofa and armchairs and includes a large screen smart TV. The quality kitchen is well appointed and well equipped with electric hob and oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher and incorporates a breakfast bar. The large family dining table is situated in front of the bi-fold doors making it the ideal spot to socialise with friends and family whatever the time of day. Returning to the hallway there is a small utility area with washer drier and there is also a convenient downstairs WC. Heading upstairs there are three bright, modern and airy bedrooms to choose from. The first offers a kingsize bed, views to Skiddaw and TV. The second has a zip link super king size bed (this can be made up as a twin room on request); this room has a TV and views above the rooftops to Cat Bells, Robinson and the mountains of the Newlands Valley. The third is a pretty single bedroom. The bedrooms are complemented by a quality, contemporary bathroom which includes a bath which is set along a fabulous feature slate wall, with monsoon shower over, a basin, WC and LED sensor mirror. To the front of Greengarth there is private parking for two cars and to the rear there is a large patio area with table and chairs making it the ideal spot to relax with a glass of wine, morning coffee or dinner on a summers evening and beyond a pretty, lawned, cottage garden with herbaceous borders and mature shrubs. The owner welcomes up to two medium sized well behaved dogs at the cottage. == Location Keswick is one of the Lake District's most popular destinations. This friendly town hosts the very popular twice weekly market that has recently won the coveted “Best Outdoor Market” in the Great British Market Awards. The town also offers a fantastic array of shops offering everything from craft bakeries and local produce, antiques, crafts and much, much more. If you are looking for somewhere to eat and drink, a week just won't be long enough to sample the great range of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars! For a great evening out why not visit the 100 year old Alhambra offering first class cinema entertainment in traditional surroundings or enjoy an evening at “the most beautiful and friendly theatre in Britain”, the 400 seat Theatre By The Lake on the shores of Derwentwater. Enjoy a cruise on Derwentwater, walk onto the fells; Cat Bells, Skiddaw, Coledale Horeshoe and Blencathra are all nearby, head underground at Honister Slate Mines, enjoy mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest. For day trips throughout the Lake District, Ullswater is a short drive away offering lake cruises, great walking and the beautiful Aira Force Waterfall, Buttermere and Crummock Water offer sublime scenery. Ashness Bridge and Surprise View situated above the Borrowdale Valley should not be missed and perhaps even a cup of tea and homemade cake in the unspoilt village of Watendlath.

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

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About the location


Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, 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 or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

Please note this property has a zip link bed. This will be made as a super king by default. Please contact the call centre should you wish it to be made up as a twin.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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