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Dovedale

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1041279)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “Accommodation was lovely , clean and comfortable.”

    The tea, coffee, wine and chocolates were a very welcome addition.

    The tea, coffee, wine and chocolates were a very welcome addition.

    - Mrs Tarrant, July 2021

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The property

Dovedale is a superbly presented Victorian terrace house and is situated just a few minute’s walk from the hustle and bustle of Keswick’s market square and located in the most popular residential area of the town. Represented to a very high standard, this popular property is a great choice for family or friends whatever the time of year. This imposing house is arranged over three storeys which has been carefully planned to create plenty of space for guests to relax and socialise. Dovedale offers a bright and spacious open plan lounge and dining room with adjacent, well equipped, kitchen. Choose from three smart bedrooms, one with en-suite, a family bathroom and shower room spread over the upper floors. At the very top of the house discover the cinema/media room that has been created in the loft conversion. The busy market square in the centre of the popular town of Keswick is just a five minute’s walk away and offers a fantastic array of cafes, bars and local restaurants along with a great range of local shops and the very popular, award winning weekly market selling a fantastic selection of local produce, handicrafts and much, much more. Accommodation in detail Opening to the hallway the front door welcomes you to Dovedale. The open plan lounge / dining room offers a comfortable and relaxing social space with leather sofa and chairs arranged around the cosy log burning stove and TV. The family dining table is ideal for hearty family breakfasts or relaxing dinners with friends. The adjacent high quality fitted kitchen is equipped with quality appliances that include electric induction hob, electric oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer drier. The bedrooms are arranged over the upper floors of the house, on the first floor the master bedroom, with traditional bay window, super king bed and en-suite shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC. The welcoming second bedroom is presented with super king size bed. On the half landing between the ground floor and the first floor there is an additional WC and above this on the half landing between the first and second floor there is a small shower room. The final bedroom is located on the second floor and is also presented with a super king size bed and is accompanied by an adjacent, luxurious, family bathroom with feature bath, basin and WC. Steep stairs lead to the very top floor of the house, where the owner has created a media/cinema room in the eves of the house, with large screen TV and comfortable leather bucket chairs – ideal for a night in with your favourite film. The back door from the kitchen leads to the rear alleyway, ideal if returning from a muddy walk. Though this property does not offer private parking, free on street parking is available in front of the cottage and in the surrounding streets. Please note that the beds are presented as super king beds, however it is possible to have all bedrooms presented as twin beds to meet your parties’ specific need however please specify your requirements when booking to ensure they are correctly presented prior to your arrival. 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; explore the exquisite beauty of Borrowdale and the Scafell range. 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; nor should the unspoilt village of Watendlath. Dovedale is a superbly presented Victorian terrace house and is situated just a few minute’s walk from the hustle and bustle of Keswick’s market square and located in the most popular residential area of the town. Represented to a very high standard, this popular property is a great choice for family or friends whatever the time of year. This imposing house is arranged over three storeys which has been carefully planned to create plenty of space for guests to relax and socialise. Dovedale offers a bright and spacious open plan lounge and dining room with adjacent, well equipped, kitchen. Choose from three smart bedrooms, one with en-suite, a family bathroom and shower room spread over the upper floors. At the very top of the house discover the cinema/media room that has been created in the loft conversion. The busy market square in the centre of the popular town of Keswick is just a five minute’s walk away and offers a fantastic array of cafes, bars and local restaurants along with a great range of local shops and the very popular, award winning weekly market selling a fantastic selection of local produce, handicrafts and much, much more.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor super king-size double, 1 x second floor super king-size double
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Half landing between ground floor and first floor there is an additional WC, and above this on the half landing between the first and second floor is a shower room
  • Kitchen
  • Open plan living area with dining and sitting area with TV and woodburning stove
  • Third floor media/cinema room with TV and seating
  • Cloakroom.
  • Gas central heating, with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Free on street parking available outside the property
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub are 5 minutes walk
  • Note: All beds are presented as super king-size doubles, however it is possible to have all bedrooms presented as twin beds
  • Please specify when booking to ensure they are correctly presented prior to your arrival.

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About the location

KESWICK

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.

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