High Hill Farm Cottage is a larger than average family house close to the centre of the popular market town of Keswick, making it a very popular property all year round for friends and family to gather, relax, socialise and to enjoy the Lake District.
Presented with a spacious lounge with views to the hills and a large family dining table, a social and well equipped kitchen with a second sitting area, a choice of three bedrooms one with en suite and a further bathroom and shower room, makes this an excellent three bedroom three bathroom that is well equipped and finished to a very high standard.
Five minutes stroll from the cottage and guests will find themselves in the very heart of the hustle and bustle of the popular market town of Keswick with its great selection of bars and restaurants, cafes and coffee shop and all the local shops you could need. A further five minute walk and the shores of Derwentwater await offering some of the most beautiful scenery in the British Isles.
Accommodation In Detail
The front too opens to a large hall way with plenty of space for coats, boots and out door gear. The large dual aspect lounge offers relaxing sofas arrange around the 40” Smart TV and the windows offer views across the valley to Walla Crag and Grisedale Pike. A large family dining table is the ideal place to relax in an evening, over dinner, with friends. Across the hall is a spacious, well equipped kitchen that offers a second relaxing social space with a comfortable second sitting area and Smart TV. The bespoke fitted kitchen includes quality appliances including electric double oven, ceramic and induction hob, two fridges and dishwasher which is complemented by an excellent kitchen inventory. To the side there is a handy utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and freezer. Stepping out of the pact door there is a westerly facing patio with outdoor garden furniture and a super view to the western fells.
Choose from any one of three well presented and comfortable bedrooms, the first is presented with a kingsize bed and a large ensuite bathroom with feature bath, large shower cubicle basin and WC. The second bedroom offers twin beds and the third bedroom a choice of king size bed or two twin beds (please state your preference at the time of booking). To accompany these two bedrooms there is a choice of a house bathroom with a bath with shower over or a family shower room with large shower and both with basin and WC.
Private parking is available for two cars (one in the garage, one in front of the garage).
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 village 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
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.
Maximum 1 dog welcome