Castle Crag, a well-appointed, three-bedroom home is perched in the heart of Keswick, Cumbria. Enjoying stunning countryside views, nestled within the Lake District National Park, Castle Crag offers a homely, well-equipped base for a family of six, looking to appreciate the beauty of this region.
Park up in your own off-road, dedicated spot and take in the tranquillity of your new surroundings, before heading to the heart of the home, the kitchen/diner, which is equipped with all the essentials for cooking up a delicious meal, whilst the utility is a handy extra, where you can store your walking gear, keep on top of your laundry, and locate a ground-floor cloakroom.
For a family night in, in front of the electric fire, retreat to the sitting room, with plenty of plush seating to make use of, or if the weather allows, bask in the Cumbria sunshine from the enclosed patio area.
Spread across the top two floors you will find three bedrooms with TVs, each offering a delightful space to rest and unwind; the master bedroom features a king-size bed and an en-suite walk-in shower, whilst the double rests on the top floor, serviced by a shower room, and the twin, ideal for children, set near the bathroom.
Keswick presents an abundance of activities and attractions, from the lively markets to the wonderful eateries, making it the ideal destination for a getaway, resting a short walk away.
Just moments away by car is the beautiful Bassenthwaite, where you can enjoy a peaceful boat trip and appreciate the stunning mountain backdrop.
Ullswater is also close by and is the second largest lake in the National Park with a variety of activities and trails to explore; here you can experience the Ullswater Steamers, a traditional, steam-powered ferry, for a unique way to take in the views.
The delightful market town of Cockermouth is also within reach, known for its magnolia-lined streets, cobbled squares, and a fantastic selection of independent shops, galleries, and eateries. Whether you’re after a taste of the great outdoors, a cultural escape, or you just want to sit back and take in the views, Castle Crag provides the perfect base for all.
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.