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Lakes and Fells Cottages

Self-catering Accommodation near Keswick in the Lake District, Cumbria, UK


Self-catering cottage accommodation for up to 5

in the Bassenthwaite & Keswick area, high up on the Northern fells in the Lake District

Ground floor

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Stable-door entrance to kitchen/diner, fully equipped with an excellent range of units, electric cooker, fridge-freezer, washing-machine, microwave oven, electric kettle and toaster.

A door leads to a smart hall, off which is a ground-floor single bedroom. Adjacent to this bedroom is a shower-room with shower W.C. and handbasin.

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4 steps lead into the south-facing lounge with T.V. and 2 sets of French windows, one looking onto Skiddaw, the other looking onto the Uldale/Caldbeck fells. Both sets of doors open onto the secluded, private, south-facing patio with garden furniture, raised rockery and large grassed fully enclosed area offering a safe recreational area for children and pets.

First floor

An open-plan staircase of 10 treads leads to the 1st floor.

At the top of the stairs, a small landing has three doors which lead into:

  1. Double Bedroom
  2. Twin bedroom with extra seating & extra T.V.
  3. Bathroom with bath, basin with vanity unit and W.C
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There is gas-central heating and double-glazing throughout. Beds are made up. Gas, electricity and bedlinen are provided at no extra charge. Towels are not provided.


Pets are welcome by prior arrangement at an extra charge of £15.00 per pet. Maximum 2 dogs.

Children are most welcome, but, because of steps, the property may not be suitable for very young toddlers.

Unfortunately, the property is not considered suitable for wheelchair users unless they are partially mobile.

An information pack is provided, detailing the abundance of activities and places of interest, both in the immediate vicinity and further afield, plus a supply of books, videos, DVDs together with T.V. and C.D.player.

The owner's friendly donkey and pony will greet you over the fence of their paddock!

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Local Amenities

  • WiFi available
  • There are several good pubs and tea-rooms as well as hotels providing meals and leisure facilities - swimming etc.
  • Free use of local tennis court.
  • Storage in barn for cycles.
  • Off-road parking for one car. Extra cars park either on nearby green or on road.
  • Car essential - no public transport.
  • It is necessary to bring provisions with you as there is no store directly in the hamlet.

The following are some comments written by visitors:

"The setting is stunning and the location great for seeing the beautiful Northern Lakes."

"This has been home from home."

"We've arrived in paradise. The cottage is very comfortable and very well equipped. The best night's sleep we've had, on crisp, clean bedlinen. The scenery is outstanding. The tranquility and peace an added bonus. We're not looking forward to going back to Brimingham."

"What can we say? We love this place."

'Nicest cottage we've stayed in-what a lovely homely place - stunning location.'

'Very sad to leave this Paradise.'


Lakes and Fells Cottages, Road Farm, Ruthwaite, Ireby, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 1HG
Tel: 01697 371524   Mob: 07484 722505   Email:
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Lakes & Fells Cottages
Granary Self-catering Holiday Cottage near Keswick, Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite in the Lake District, Cumbria