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Nook Cottage

Rosthwaite near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1100848)


Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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21 Customer Review(s)

  • Kim

    “Nook cottage is gorgeous, spotlessly clean, super welcoming, walk's on the doorstep and 15 mins drive to Keswick.”

    My daughter's age 11 & 8 fell in love with all the animals on the farm. We will definitely be staying again and I would definitely recommend this property. It's beautiful.

    My daughter's age 11 & 8 fell in love with all the animals on the farm. We will definitely be staying again and I would definitely recommend this property. It's beautiful.

    - Kim, April 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single with truckle
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin
  • First-floor cloakroom with WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with open fire
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed, front lawned garden with furniture
  • Rear courtyard
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 6.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Please note: The property has low beams so please be cautious.

The property

Keswick 6.5 miles. Perched in the village of Rosthwaite near Keswick is this semi-detached, family-friendly cottage in the Lake District, Nook Cottage. Retaining much of its original character on the owner's working farm, this charming abode is pet-friendly and ideally located for a family of six to explore a wonderful National Park. Roadside parking is just outside the cottage before you enter the gate into your private front garden; a lawn area with a picnic bench is sure to be your favourite spot for morning coffees in the sun! A homely living/dining room welcomes you in with two leather sofas, an armchair, and Smart TV to relax after the day's adventures. Light the open fire for added ambience, a feature your dog will love too, as you set the table for six, ready for dinner, which can be prepare in the fully equipped kitchen just next door. With an electric oven, halogen hob and microwave, this contemporary space is sure to please the chef of the family! After challenging hikes or gentle strolls around the shores of Derwentwater, load up the washing machine with your walking gear and climb the stairs to find the family bathroom to freshen up. With a split-level landing, climb a few more steps up to the bedrooms, each with gorgeous mountain views, bedside lamps, and plenty of storage space; choose between the master double, a twin, and single with truckle bed. Sitting next door to a traditional, stone-built farm and surrounded by countryside views, Rosthwaite is a picturesque village to call home during your holiday with plenty of walks right from your doorstep. Stop for breakfast at The Flock-Inn Tearoom serving home-cooked food using local produce, while the Royal Oak has a bar and restaurant on days when you don't feel like cooking; enjoy a peaceful walk to Galleny Force Waterfall or hike up Eagle Crag! Spend the day in the market town of Keswick where Derwent Pencil Museum, Castlerigg Stone Circle, and the romantic Theatre By the Lake are sure to please the whole family, but if you're looking for adventure, there are boat tours and watersports available on Derwentwater. If there are keen hikers and climbers in your group, close by you'll find Pillar, Great Gable and Scafell Pike all offering spectacular views making the scramble worth it. To the east lies Ullswater where picturesque villages rest along the shore, while further north lies Bassenthwaite Lake and Cockermouth, home to Wordsworth House and Garden, Castlegate House Gallery, and Cockermouth Golf Club. If you're looking for a traditional, pet-friendly cottage in the Lake District, Nook Cottage is sure to please!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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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