Last minute self catering holiday in Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth - sleeps 4

Twinkleberry Barn Cottage, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RP.
Property Reference: UK31604

Bedrooms - 2

Sleeps - 4

Bathrooms - 1

Pets welcome - 1

Exterior | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Garden and grounds | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
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Sitting-out-area | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Double bedroom | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Double bedroom | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Double bedroom | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Double bedroom | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
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Twin bedroom | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
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Shower room | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Garden and grounds | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Garden and grounds | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth
Summerhouse | Twinkleberry Barn, Thackthwaite, near Cockermouth

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Twinkleberry Barn Cottage2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Set in a beautiful quiet valley with easy access to lakes and fells, Whinlatter Forest Park, Buttermere and Keswick and with the coast nearby.

Accommodation details

Ground Floor:
10 steps to entrance.
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Living room: With wood burner and 40" Freeview TV.
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Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

First Floor:
Separate toilet. . Second Floor:
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed, 36" Freeview TV and beams.
Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request) and beams.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and 2 stairgate. Welcome pack.

Enclosed lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Summerhouse. Grounds with woodland. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 10 steps in the garden. There is a pond in the grounds, 100 yards away.

Extra Amenities

Twinkleberry Barn is a lovely well-presented cottage, adjoining the owner’s own home and you are free to wander and explore the amazing setting. Your own private entrance leads up to the front door, the large kitchen diner overlooks the patio and has views to the fells. It has everything you need to make a hearty meal to enjoy around the dining table. A small step up leads to the living room with wood burner, comfy sofas and large screen TV to enjoy a movie together. The property dates back to the 1700s and is over 3 levels with short flights of stairs in between. For a good nights sleep the master bedroom has a kingsize bed, beams, comfortable seating, TV and a large arched window providing an attractive view of Thackthwaite hamlet and the path up Lowfell and Fellbarrow.

The second bedroom has twin beds that can be converted to a double, traditional beams and sandstone windowsills typical of a cottage of this age. The windows look out to Whiteside and Grasmoor fells which would tempt any walker to enjoy the stunning views from the summit. Wake up feeling refreshed and make your way to the family bathroom where you can refresh ready to start a day of exploring.
Outside you can enjoy a morning coffee from your private patio, or enjoy a glass of something cold as you catch the last of the day’s sunlight. The owner is happy for you and your family to enjoy the 6 acres of gardens comprising many beautiful trees and shrubs, a woodland walk, orchard, a large lawned area to play on or enjoy the stunning views, a pond, summer house and a sheep paddock that leads down to the beck.


Nearby are Loweswater and Crummock Water which have gentle shoreline paths for all to enjoy. Nearby villages such as Loweswater and Lorton are home to traditional Lakeland pubs serving home cooked meals and real ales. The popular market towns of Cockermouth and Keswick are both within a 20-minute drive, each offering an abundance of cafés, restaurants, shops and supermarkets. The nearest supermarket to the property is only 6 miles away.
However you choose to spend your time here, you will find plenty to do, and be sure of a relaxing holiday to remember. Beach 15 miles. Shop, pubs and restaurants under 2 miles.

Self-catering features

  • Open Fire / Woodburner
  • Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Pet Friendly
  • Newly Listed Property
  • Cumbrian Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Last Minute Breaks

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