Self catering holiday in Bassenthwaite - sleeps 4

Osprey Cottage, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4RO.
Property Reference: CC113116

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 4

Bathrooms - 1

Pets welcome - 1

Osprey Cottage, Bassenthwaite
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Osprey Cottage
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Osprey Cottage is situated in a peaceful farming village and has the advantage of having breathtaking views over Bassenthwaite Lake.

Refurbished for 2018, this beautifully presented 17th century cottage has been thoughtfully decorated to show off some of the original features, including a stunning oak beamed ceiling.
The heart of the house is downstairs and features an open plan living room, kitchen and dining space, offering an open fire for those cosy nights in. Upstairs has a fitted modern bathroom with a bath and shower, and there are two good sized bedrooms comprising of a double, with plenty of storage, and a bunk bedded room. There are open views from the upstairs windows as far as the eye can see and the changing colours of the seasons are a sight to behold when you wake in the morning. It really makes this cottage one to remember.


Osprey Cottage is an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of 21st century life, whether you are in the lakes for relaxation, culture, sightseeing or adventure, you are in a prime location within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District National Park. Situated in the popular village of Bassenthwaite, the property benefits from amazing views looking south towards Bassenthwaite Lake, Catbells and the Borrowdale Valley and takes in some stunning sights of the the surrounding northern Lake District Fells.
Immediately behind the property is a wood with lots of wildlife, including birds of prey and red squirrels and from the top, a sensational view of Skiddaw. Within a couple of miles of the property you have two pubs offering great food and local ales.

It is just 8 miles from the popular town of Keswick, on the shores of Derwent Water, which offers an abundance of shopping and dining experiences, as well as a variety of cultural hotspots and tourist attractions including The Pencil Museum, The Theatre on the Lake, Keswick Convention Centre and Keswick Museum and Art Gallery.
The property has no rear garden and although there is a lovely garden which can be seen from the rear windows, it does not belong to this cottage. However, there is a bistro table and chairs at the front which provides an area to enjoy the afternoon sun. Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant ¾ mil

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
Heated by solid fuel central heating,storage heater and electric heaters the accommodation comprises:
Lounge/kitchen/diner: With TV, DVD, CD radio and open fire (initial supply of logs provided).
Kitchen area: With electric oven and hob, fridge and microwave.

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Very comfortable double bed and lovely views.
Bedroom 2: With very comfortable hand crafted bunk beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

All electricity, bed linen and towels provided.

Extra Amenities

Off street parking available.

Self-catering features

  • DVD player
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
  • Television
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Lake District
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Cumbrian Cottages
  • Parking - On Site

Bassenthwaite map and Osprey Cottage location

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