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Jack's Cottage

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1145411)


Lakelovers rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Rosemary

    “Great location.”

    Exceptionnally clean, all the comforts of home. Would stay there again and recommend to everyone.

    Exceptionnally clean, all the comforts of home. Would stay there again and recommend to everyone.

    - Rosemary, May 2024


  • One double bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, and sitting area with woodburning stove (logs not provided)
  • Utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub, and river 0.1 miles, lake 0.8 miles
  • Note: Check-in 4 pm, check-out 10am
  • Note: Private residents parking on a first come first served basis plus unrestricted parking on street nearby (you should note that entry to the residents parking is down a narrow lane).

The property

Jack's Cottage is a delightful terraced cottage settled into the bustling town of Keswick. With a whole host of amenities and attractions within a short distance, this property is ideal for a couple looking to explore the countryside of Cumbria and the Lake District National Park. Park off-road and enter into this charming abode, discovering a tastefully outfitted open-plan living space with contemporary furniture and a delightful sitting area, topped off with a welcoming woodburning stove glowing from within a feature fireplace. The kitchen houses many amenities to cater to your culinary needs, as well as a breakfast bar where mealtimes can be enjoyed. When sleep calls, freshen up in the bathroom with either a warm shower or a rejuvenating soak in the tub, before cosying up in the well-presented double bedroom. Keswick is an idyllic setting for your Cumbrian break, with nearby amenities and attractions all within easy walking distance of this wonderful home. Tucked away in the heart of the stunning Lake District National Park, Keswick is a charming town with riverbank strolls at your leisure, a local museum to visit, and quaint shops to browse. Moreover, the town has excellent access to the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path End and a wide selection of restaurants, bars, and cafés, like Waffleicious, Casa Bella, and The Fox Tap, for those occasions that you don't feel like cooking. Keswick boasts a golf course close by and walks around Derwentwater, which provides plenty of opportunities for water sports activities for an exciting afternoon. There are plenty of other beautiful hikes in the Lake District National Park, including those at Scafell Pike, Blencathra, Moss Force Waterfall, and Helvellyn. Explore additional quaint villages like Penrith, Windermere, and Ambleside, which are close to lakes, water activities, restaurants, and more, all tucked away inside the breathtaking landscape of the Lake District National Park. Additionally, you may enjoy beach days at Seascale Beach, the Solway Coast AONB, and St Bees Beach Seafront, and there is also the option of the North Pennines National Park. Explore the wonders of Cumbria and the Lake District with a stay at Jack's Cottage.

*** During the period 28th of June and 7th July 2024 the neighboring property will have scaffold erected to enable them to have work done on the roof, solar panels will be fitted. Although the scaffold will be in situ for 10 days the works is only expected to take 3 or 4 working days. ***

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas