- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Broadband / WiFi
Situated just off the market square in the centre of the popular market town of Keswick and only a few minutes' walk from the shores of Derwentwater, Skiddaw View Lake Road is ideally situated to enjoy this popular town with a great selection of bars and restaurants in addition to its award winning twice weekly market and excellent theatre but it is also ideal for getting out and about on land or water to explore the stunning scenery of the neighbouring Borrowdale Valley, the lake and the high fells that surround the town. The property is set over the upper two floors above an office in the pedestrianised area of the town and has been carefully created by the owner to offer quality accommodation ideal for families or friends who are looking to be right in the heart of the town and yet seek easy access to all the Lake District has to offer. Accommodation in detail The property is approached through the front door from Lake Road that opens to a large hallway with sufficient space for mountain bikes and outdoor gear and from here the stairs lead to the second floor entrance to the apartment and on this level you are welcomed to a bright and spacious lounge with comfortable sofas, electric fire and TV. The modern kitchen is well equipped and provides electric hob and oven, dishwasher and large fridge freezer. The large family dining place is the ideal spot to gather for breakfast or enjoy a dinner with friends. The two smart shower rooms are also on this level and have excellent power showers and also basins and WC. As you head up to the top floor you are welcomed to the snug area to lounge and relax with a further TV. This then leads to the three bedrooms. The first is furnished with a king sized bed, the second features twin beds and the third features a zip & link option where they can either be made up as either twin beds or a super-king (please remember to advise us of your choice of arrangements when you book). All the bedrooms all benefit from having a TV in each room. Having reached the top of the building you now, of course, have beautiful views over the roof tops and across the town to the stunning mountain scenery that surrounds the town on every side. As Lake Road Apartment is situated in the pedestrianised area of the town, access by car to the front door is available only for unloading. Parking is available two minutes walk away behind Lake Road is Central Car Park and the owner has provided a complimentary parking permit for one car for the duration of your stay which will be found upon arrival in the property.Other cars can also be parked here but parking charges apply. The owners welcome up to two well behaved dogs but due to the town centre location this property does not have its own garden but the popular Hope Park is located just one minutes' walk away and there is plenty of space in the hallway to dry off your fluffy friend on return too. == 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 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.
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:
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