Last minute break in Bassenthwaite - sleeps 5

Jemima's Cottage, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4QP.
Property Reference: UK31053

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 5

Bathrooms - 1

Pets welcome - 1

Exterior | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Living room | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Living room | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Living room | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Living room | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Kitchen | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Double bedroom | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Bedroom | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Bathroom | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Surrounding area | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite
Surrounding area | Jemima’s Cottage, Bassenthwaite

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Jemima's Cottage
2 bedrooms, sleeps 5

Within the village of Bassenthwaite, Jemima’s Cottage is perfect for exploring the quieter, northern part of the Lake District National Park and all its attractions.

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
Living/dining room: With open fire and 32" Freeview TV.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed and single bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. External utility room with washer/dryer (small charge applies, shared with other properties on-site).

Small patio area. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking.

Extra Amenities

Situated in the beautiful village of Bassenthwaite you will find this wonderful, traditional holiday cottage nestled down a small lane. Jemima’s Cottage is a very comfortable, two bedroom property which has a spacious open plan living/dining room with an open fire. There is a small, well-equipped kitchen. On the first floor there is a double bedroom, a bedroom with double bed and single bed and a family bathroom. Jemima’s Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Bassenthwaite in the northern region of the Lake District National Park, approximately a 15-minute drive from the towns of Keswick and Cockermouth. This is an excellent base to explore some of the quieter corners of the Lake District near a stream where puddle ducks wander to and fro and swings in a small wooded area it is only a couple of minutes’ walk to the village pub serving local ales and meals and the village green which is ideal for playing ball games.


Bassenthwaite is 2 miles from the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake (an ideal walk to the only official lake in the Lake District!) and 2 miles from the foot of Skiddaw, the fourth highest mountain in the Lake District. There are excellent walks for all abilities straight from the cottage door or a short drive away. There is a wildlife park in Bassenthwaite, a 5-minute drive from the cottage, and Mirehouse and Gardens is under a 10-minute drive towards Keswick. The Lakes Distillery is under a 10-minute drive towards Cockermouth and offers guided tours.
There are many activities for all ages and abilities in the Lake District and Cumbria, as well as great places to visit and enjoy. Bassenthwaite is almost mid-way between Keswick and Cockermouth, so going either direction has its own benefits.

Keswick is a magnet for the Lake District visitor with Derwentwater, several parks including crazy golf, mini golf and putting, shops, cafés, restaurants, galleries, a museum, cinema, theatre, brewery and more. Cockermouth is much more of a locals town first and a visitor centre second, though still has more than its fair share of things to see and do. These include several antique shops, Mitchells livestock auction market where you can watch sheep and cattle being sold, Jennings Brewery, Wordsworth House (the birthplace of the poet William Wordsworth), the annual food festival in September attracting 30,000 people, and a good selection of unique owner-run shops and eateries. Beach 17 miles. Nearest shops in Keswick or Cockermouth, 15 minutes drive or many supermarkets do on-line deliveries, pub and restaurant 200 yards

Self-catering features

  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Grouped Properties
  • Open Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Lake District
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Pet Friendly
  • Newly Listed Property
  • Cumbrian Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
  • Last Minute Breaks
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Bassenthwaite map and Jemima's Cottage location

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