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Melrose House

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1120901)


Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Dawn

    “Great place to stay in the heart of Keswick.”

    Clean and comfortable- 2 big bedrooms particularly lovely ☺️

    Clean and comfortable- 2 big bedrooms particularly lovely ☺️

    - Dawn, April 2024


  • Over three floors: 1 x second-floor double with Smart TV, 1 x double, 1 x triple bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Dining room with Smart TV
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • External utility
  • Gas central heating
  • 2 x Smart TV, 1 x Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Roadside parking
  • Rear enclosed courtyard with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 5pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Tucked away in the popular town of Keswick, Cumbria, is this wonderful, three-storey terraced house, Melrose House. Enjoying a superb location within the Lake District National Park, with a wide variety of amenities and attractions, including Skiddaw, right on your doorstep, Melrose House is a fantastic pet-friendly choice for couples, friends and families. Your new home from home offers roadside parking and a small, rear enclosed courtyard, a lovely spot for enjoying your morning coffee. On the ground floor, you will find a well-equipped kitchen for rustling up your best dishes, ready to savour at the dining table for six as you toast to an unforgettable holiday. After dinner, make your way through to the inviting sitting room, where you can relax on the sumptuous seating in front of the electric fire, as a much-loved film plays out on the Smart TV with Freeview. Follow the stairs up to the first floor, where you will find a well-appointed bathroom, complete with bath and overhead shower, along with two tastefully decorated bedrooms, a double and a triple bunk. Continue up to the second floor, where a beautifully presented double bedroom awaits, served by a contemporary shower room. Explore the town, where you can treat your loved ones to a meal at Casa Bella, Star of Siam, and The Bank Tavern, tour the attractions of the Keswick Museum, Derwent Pencil Museum, and Puzzling Place, stock up on essentials at the convenience store, catch a live show at the Theatre By The Lake, or canoe out to the National Trust Derwent Island and House. Nearby, you will find Bassenthwaite, where you can enjoy wildlife rich walks around the Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve and Dodd Wood, embark on a hike up the famous Skiddaw Peak, spend a fun-filled day at the Lake District Wildlife National Park, or sample the delights of The Lakes Distillery. Further afield, you’ll find Ullswater, home to the stunning National Trust site of Aira Force Waterfall, as well as excellent boating and hiking opportunities. For an unforgettable stay in the Lakes, choose Melrose House.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas