Self catering cottage in Bassenthwaite, near Keswick - sleeps 4

Skiddaw Cottage - UK12542, Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RG.
Property Reference: UK12542

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 4

Bathrooms - 2

Pets welcome - 2

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Skiddaw Cottage - UK12542
2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

This detached cottage couldn’t be better located for exploring the Lake District National Park, with many local walking and cycling routes available.

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
All on the ground floor.
Living room: With 32" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge and freezer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Electric heaters, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. External laundry room (shared with other properties on-site).

Courtyard with garden furniture (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

Extra Amenities

Kiln Hill Barn Holiday Cottages are located in Bassenthwaite, a desirable area of the Lake District National Park. With the lake and the village centre both under a mile away, you can explore this stunning area on foot. This group of holiday cottages are an excellent choice if you are looking for a peaceful base and idyllic surroundings for your next Lake District escape.

Converted from an old milking parlour, Skiddaw Cottage is a beautiful detached cottage with tonnes of character. Its quirky design means you benefit from plenty of natural light and views to the cobbled courtyard at the front. The cottage is all on the ground floor making it perfect for families with younger children and also for guests who are less mobile. After parking up directly outside the door you enter into the living room with high quality furnishings, stone flooring and exposed stonework, all adding to the interior design and appeal of this cosy property. The compact kitchen is well-equipped and provides everything you need to prepare a hearty feast after a day of adventure.

The two bedrooms, a double room and a twin room, offer comfortable beds for a good night sleep andthey both have an en-suite shower room making it ideal for couples and families. Outside, you will find a picnic bench which is ideal to sit with a bottle of wine in the afternoon and soak up the sun. Well behaved dogs are welcome to come along and there are plenty of dog friendly pubs and restaurants in the area, as well as some beautiful walks available nearby.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing retreat or an action packed holiday, you couldn’t ask for a better starting point. Its quiet village location means that you can escape your busy lifestyle and retreat to the countryside in no time. There is an excellent pub and restaurant serving a range of local cask ales and great food just 200 yards away. There is good access to plenty of walking and cycle routes nearby, as well as more challenging fells including Skiddaw, Catbells, Latrigg and Blencathra to name a few. You can walk to Bassenthwaite lake, and Keswick, Cockermouth and the surrounding Lakeland Fells are just a few miles away.

The Lake District Wildlife Park, 1 mile, has over 100 species of wild animals, great fun for all the family. Also nearby is The Lakes Distillery offering tasting tours and producers of fine whisky, gin and vodka - always a hit with the adults. The popular town of Keswick, 7 miles, on the shores or Derwent Water, has an abundance of dining and shopping experiences as well as a mix of cultural hotspots and tourist attractions including The Pencil Museum, home to the world’s largest pencil, The Theatre by the Lake offering award-winning arts and drama on the shores of Derwent Water and the mind-boggling world of The Puzzling Place, which is based on optical illusions and fun for all ages. Alternatively perhaps enjoy a trip to Cockermouth, 8 miles, the birthplace of William Wordsworth. Shop ¾ mile, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.
Skiddaw Cottage can be booked together with Stable Cottage (UK12543), Byre Cottage (UK12544) and Kiln Hill Barn (UK12618) to accommodate up to 24 guests.

Self-catering features

  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
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  • Television
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
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  • Pet Friendly
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  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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Bassenthwaite map and Skiddaw Cottage - UK12542 location

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Locals favourite walks

  • Canal walks
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  • Beamers Trail - 6 miles
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