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Cumbria is one of Britain's most loved and visited holiday locations, providing a unique combination of dramatic mountains and awesome lakes. It's a place that attracts visitors all year round and appeals to a wide variety of holidaymakers from couples who want to stay in a cosy Lakeland cottage to families who are looking for country homes with a view.

Cumbria has a great blend and variety of contrasting landscapes, including the renowned Lake District National Park which includes all the iconic places synonymous with the Lake District such as Windermere, Keswick and Ambleside as well as famous lakes such as Lake Windermere, Derwentwater and Coniston.

The mountains and fells here are spectacular and include iconic peaks such as Blencathra, Skiddaw, Grisdale Pike and the largest mountain in England Scarfell Pike. The county extends well beyond The National Park offering great cottage holiday destinations like the tranquil Eden Valley in the east and the rugged uplands to the north around Hadrian's Wall or the Western Lakes and Coast on the west and the Cartmel Peninsula in the south.

Because of its quite compact geography it's easy to get around the Lake District and despite of its popularity it's still possible to escape fellow holidaymakers to admire the wide open spaces and spectacular views with the feeling that you're the only one there, apart from the sheep!

The great outdoors is of course one of the main reasons people visit; this is wonderful walking and cycling country as well as providing lots of opportunities to sample the watersports on the numerous lakes.

Families will find no shortage of top quality visitor attractions, those interested in National Trust properties and gardens will also not be disappointed. The region is packed with picturesque Lakeland villages to discover, specialist shops, cosy pubs and restaurants.

Those thinking about taking a cottage holiday in Cumbria are sure to find something suitable, whether it's in the 'hot spots' of the central and southern lakes or the more remote and rugged areas of the northern lakes, or maybe the less well known regions to the west and east of the county.

So whether you're looking for lots of activities and attractions or a quiet 'away from it all' break this region will suit.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Cumbria to find your perfect retreat.

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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
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Pets
0
Windermere Lodge Ref: W41533

Spacious lodge with full width decking terrace


Established in 1884 in the scenic Whicham Valley, Windermere Lodge is situated in the grounds of Brockwood Lodages (refs 23394, 23395, 29367, 29368 and 29369) with 26 acres of protected woodland. Surrounded by the picturesque Duddon Estuary and Lake District Fells, Brockwood Lodges is nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are many activities on offer around the Lake District of Cumbria, you will find the resort an ideal place for a family vacation, romantic getaway or just a relaxing break. Brockwood Lodges offers a range of facilities and services without even having to step a foot out of the resort. The facilities on-site include a family bar, restaurant and bistro, as well as a heated indoor pool with a sun shower, outdoor children’s play area, lawns for games, plus barbecues and nature trails around the protected woodlands where badgers and deer may be spotted. Facilities at this complex also allow special occasions to be catered for, be it a birthday, anniversary, christening or wedding reception. This roomy, single-storey pine clad lodge is less than 5 miles from the town of Broughton-in-Furness, this resort is a great base for touring the surrounding area. Conveniently situated to explore local attractions such as Muncaster Castle, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, or alternatively there are the beaches at Silecroft and Kirksanton, less than 2 miles away. With views across the ever-changing Black Combe and the Duddon Valley, Brockwood Lodges will delight walkers and bikers from leisurely coastal routes and bike-friendly forest tracks to more challenging single tracks and scenic uphill climbs, taking in Knott Hill, Black Combe, Whitfell, Caw and Great Stickle. Creative enthusiasts can visit the Craft Centre and view a range of crafts exhibits and for bird watchers, Hodbarrow Nature Reserve has an RSPB hide and estuary walks. If something a little more energetic is required, Haverigg Beach has lovely golden sands backed by dunes, great for windsurfing or take a stroll to the summit of Black Combe Hill to appreciate the wonderful country and sea views on offer. The picturesque lake of Coniston Water is less than half an hour’s drive from the resort. Within a 20-mile radius, you will find that the kids will enjoy a day spent at South Lakes Wildlife Park or the World of Beatrix Potter, while older pursuits can enjoy a pampering day at Envy Beauty or a round of golf at Silecroft and Eskdale Golf Clubs. Shops 4 miles, pub on-site.

Steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite shower room (no toilet), 2 twin (one for children). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Electricity by meter reading. Electric central heating, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair (payable locally). DVD. CD. Microwave. Laundry service (at cost). Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Private terrace. Shared garden with terrace and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (1 car). Shared swimming pool (10.6m x 6m, depth 0.9m to 1.2m). Sauna. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£457-£1175
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Fell Sweep Ref: CC111331
This delightful semi detached house is immaculately presented, providing superb quality self catering accommodation, with a comfortable contemporary feel. Fell Sweep has the benefit of a quiet situation in a residential area of Keswick, with its own off street private parking space.

It is just a few minutes level walk from the characterful restaurants, pubs, shops and cinema, with Fitz Park, Theatre by the Lake and the Keswick Convention Centre all close by. With so many walking and cycling opportunities locally you can enjoy as active or relaxing a holiday as you wish.
Guests to this cottage will receive free passes for Keswick Leisure Pool.

Ground Floor: The property has gas central heating and comprises:
Entrance hall.
Cloakroom: With WC and basin.
Lounge/diner: With TV, DVD, CD radio, gas fire. French windows lead on to a sheltered south facing patio area with table and chairs, ideal for al fresco dining.
Kitchen: With granite work surfaces, electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and door to parking area. 

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed and stunning views of Latrigg and Skiddaw and en-suite with shower, WC and wash basin.
Bathroom: With sunken bath, overhead shower, WC, hand basin, extractor fan and heated towel rail.

Second Floor: Bedroom 2: With twin beds, built in storage space and commanding views of the surrounding fells.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.

All fuel and bed linen provided. Cot available. Free Wi-Fi. Please note: there are six passes at this property to enable you to access Keswick Leisure Pool and Fitness Suite, the cost is included in your holiday.Outside: Private, south facing paved seating area with table and chairs.  Parking for 1 car. Please note, that in case of allergies, although the property does not accept pets the owners do take their dog when they stay at the property.

WAS
NOW
£425-£830
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Retreat (The) Ref: CC111115
A traditional Lakeland stone-fronted terraced cottage located in a residential area close to Keswick town centre. Laid out over 3 floors, this cosy little cottage provides comfortable accommodation with all amenities close at hand. The Retreat is ideal for couples or families requiring reasonably priced accommodation in a central location, just a short walk to the Lake, Park and Leisure centre for which a complimentary pass is provided for up to five people.

Ground Floor: The centrally heated accommodation comprises:
Open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: With TV, Bluray/DVD, iPod/iPhone/MP3 player docking station and wood burning stove (fuel can be purchased locally).
Kitchen area: With electric oven and hob, fridge, washer/dryer and microwave.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: Double bedroom.
Bathroom: With walk in shower, free standing bath, hand basin and WC.

Second Floor: Bedroom 2: Steep stairs lead up to this bedroom which comprises of twin beds with velux roof window and view to Skiddaw.
Bedroom 3: Single bed with velux roof window and view towards Castlerigg.

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot available. Five complimentary leisure passes provide free use of the Keswick pool and fitness suite.Shared garden to rear. On road parking.

WAS
NOW
£345-£595
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Lakeland Lodge Ref: CC127146
Lakeland Lodge resides on the spectacularly situated Limefitt Park, in one of the Lake District’s most beautiful valleys. The valley sides climb steeply to the surrounding peaks, such as High Street and Froswick providing breathtaking scenery. The Lodge is situated in a tranquil location with direct access on to the Lakeland Fells with an abundance of walks and wildlife and although it is only 3 miles from Windermere it retains the feeling of remoteness.
On site facilities open from April - October  include a small supermarket, the Haybarn Inn,  a traditional Lakeland pub serving meals, including breakfast, and a selection of fine ales and a beer garden. There is also a games room an adventure playground and a launderette available. 
Nearby leisure activities include pony trekking, cycle hire, golf, fishing and a host of water sports. A truly wonderful location from which to enjoy a fabulous activity packed holiday.

Ground Floor: The luxury accommodation has gas central heating and comprises:
Living area: Open plan living area with colour LCD TV, Freeview, DVD, CD, DAB radio, electric fire, dining table and chairs and doors to the balcony.
Kitchen area: With electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer and microwave.
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with en-suite shower, WC and hand basin.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom.
Bathroom: With bath, WC and hand basin.

All fuel and bed linen provided. Cot available.  Free wifi is available within the lodge and the park.Large south-facing decking area with table and seating. BBQ. Private parking for two cars. A wide selection of books, games, videos and DVD’s are available for use. Welcome pack. NB: The on-site shop and pub are only open from April to October, they close for winter. 

WAS
NOW
£480-£1140
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0

Heated indoor swimming pool with sun shower
Restaurant, bar and bistro on site
Children’s play area


Established in 1884 in the scenic Whicham Valley, Brockwood Lodges (refs 23394, 23395, 29367, 29368, 29369 and W41533) is situated in 26 acres of protected woodland grounds. Surrounded by the picturesque Duddon Estuary and Lake District Fells, Brockwood Lodges is nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are many activities on offer around the Lake District of Cumbria, you will find the resort an ideal place for a family vacation, romantic getaway or just a relaxing break. Brockwood Lodges offers a range of facilities and services without even having to step a foot out of the resort. The facilities on-site include a family bar, restaurant and bistro, as well as a heated indoor pool with a sun shower, outdoor children’s play area, lawns for games, plus barbecues and nature trails around the protected woodlands where badgers and deer may be spotted. Facilities at this complex also allow special occasions to be catered for, be it a birthday, anniversary, christening or wedding reception. Less than 5 miles from the town of Broughton-in-Furness, this resort is a great base for touring the surrounding area. Conveniently situated to explore local attractions such as Muncaster Castle, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, or alternatively there are the beaches at Silecroft and Kirksanton, less than 2 miles away. With views across the ever-changing Black Combe and the Duddon Valley, Brockwood Lodges will delight walkers and bikers from leisurely coastal routes and bike-friendly forest tracks to more challenging single tracks and scenic uphill climbs, taking in Knott Hill, Black Combe, Whitfell, Caw and Great Stickle. Creative enthusiasts can visit the Craft Centre and view a range of crafts exhibits and for bird watchers, Hodbarrow Nature Reserve has an RSPB hide and estuary walks. If something a little more energetic is required, Haverigg Beach has lovely golden sands backed by dunes, great for windsurfing or take a stroll to the summit of Black Combe Hill to appreciate the wonderful country and sea views on offer. The picturesque lake of Coniston Water is less than half an hour’s drive from the resort. Within a 20-mile radius, you will find that the kids will enjoy a day spent at South Lakes Wildlife Park or the World of Beatrix Potter, while older pursuits can enjoy a pampering day at Envy Beauty or a round of golf at Silecroft and Eskdale Golf Clubs. Shops 4 miles, pub on-site.

Ground floor: Dining room/kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin (2ft 6in for children) both with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with pull-out double.

Woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating included. CD. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Sauna. Parking (2 cars).

All properties: Electricity by meter reading. Bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair hire. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Dishwasher. Laundry service (at cost). Wi-fi. Payphone. Shared use of 26-acre woodland grounds with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared indoor swimming pool (10.6 x 6m, depth 0.95 to 1.24m), open 9.30am-9pm daily, all year. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£562-£1482
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0

Shared outdoor heated swimming pool and multi-gym

The Morland Estate provides 21 bedrooms across four substantial properties (refs 28497, 28498, 28499 and 28500) which can be booked together or individually. The properties have been beautifully restored and furnished and are situated within 15 acres of ancient woods and parkland in the glorious rolling countryside of the Eden Valley in Cumbria. The stunning and tranquil setting is very magical and is an ideal venue for groups of friends and families gathering together to celebrate that important anniversary, birthday, celebration, reunion or get-together. The Hall and Coach House both have a civil license for weddings and it is a location simply made for New Year and Christmas gatherings. Self-catered or with outside catering, you can create a party that you and your friends and family will never forget.
These four beautifully presented holiday cottages have excellent facilities and comfort. Built in 1861, the main house fell into decline after the Second World War, but has now happily been restored to its former glory by the present owners, to provide a splendid large hall, along with two spacious and extremely comfortable holiday properties adjoining the main house, and, further up the drive, the large and elegant detached Coach House. Within close proximity of The Coach House, in an attractive sheltered area, is the shared outdoor heated swimming pool and an adjacent gym. With very good access to both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, Morland Hall Estate makes for an excellent holiday destination.
Just 8 miles away lies the attractive market town of Appleby, once the county town of Westmorland, and renowned for its famous Horse Fair held in June of each year since 1750. Passing through the town, the Settle to Carlisle railway offers visitors the chance to relax and enjoy wonderful scenery as it runs over the famous 24-arched Ribblehead Viaduct before descending two hundred feet in five miles. Slightly further to the north of Appleby, the traditional, bustling market town of Penrith, gateway to Ullswater, can be found. Whether your interests be walking, climbing, fishing, golf, nature, history, art, literature or just relaxing and touring the pretty sandstone villages of Eden and the spectacular and contrasting scenery of the Lakes and Dales, you will find plenty to do and see. Shops 7 miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

2 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (one 5ft), 1 single wtih addtional pull-out single. Two bathrooms, both with shower over roll-top bath and toilet. Separate toilet. Second floor: 1 double bedroom with additional double bed. Bathroom with shower over roll-top bath and toilet.

Open fire in living room included. Five Freeview TVs. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Fridge/freezer. Garden with patio and furniture. Patio heater. Parking (3 cars).

All properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Shared 15-acre grounds with parkland and woodland. Gas barbecue. Cycle store. Shared swimming pool (4.9m x 9.75m, depth 0.9m to 2.2m), open 9am-6pm, Easter to September, weather permitting. Shared multi-gym. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Pond in grounds. Stream in woodland.

WAS
NOW
£638-£638
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Old School House Ref: CC132162
Old School House is exactly what the name implies, it adjoins the former village school (now The Tower House and home of the owners) in Melmerby. This attractive cottage is situated in a delightful position overlooking the village green, it has an excellent standard of furnishings and exclusive use of the owner’s heated swimming pool (2 hour’s per day guaranteed). The pool is heated to 30 degrees and has a fast lane for continuous swimming, there is also a sauna to relax and unwind after a good days walking. The cottage is 100 yards from the village bakery and 200 yards from a pub serving good food. Melmerby is a pretty village at the foot of the Pennine Hills, at the start to the ascent of Hartside and close to the Lake District.

Ground Floor: Property has oil central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV, DVD, CD radio and wood burning stove (initial supply of logs provided).
Conservatory
Dining/Kitchen: With electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher and microwave.
Utility room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.

First Floor: Bedroom 2: With king size bed and en-suite with shower, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Shower room: With shower, WC and wash basin.

All electric, oil, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi internet access. Cot available.Outside: Garden with lawn, patio and seating. Indoor heated swimming pool and sauna. Parking for 1 car.

WAS
NOW
£520-£1360
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1
Denholm Ref: CC111119
This spacious end of terrace, Lakeland stone fronted cottage, enjoys a central but quiet location 2 minutes walk from Keswick town centre with all the amenities of this bustling market town close at hand. The property is ideal for families, having four bedrooms and has the benefit of lovely fell views from the upstairs bedrooms.
Guests to this cottage will receive free passes for Keswick Leisure Pool.

Ground Floor: The large family accommodation is gas centrally heated and comprises entrance hall leading to:
Lounge: With TV, DVD and coal effect gas fire.
Dining room: With wooden flooring and iPod dock.
Kitchen: Equipped with washing/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, gas hob and electric oven.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: Large double bedroom with ensuite shower room, hand basin and WC.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom.
Bathroom: With large corner bath, separate walk in shower, hand basin and WC.
WC: Separate WC. 

Second Floor: Bedroom 3: Small double bedroom with hand basin.
Bedroom 4: Twin bedroom with hand basin and fell views.

All electric, gas and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available. Broadband internet access available. 6 passes for Keswick pool and fitness suite provided.Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture. On street parking. NB: The stairs to the second floor are steep. Due to this property being in a residential area, only family groups and walkers will be accepted.

WAS
NOW
£500-£1235
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Cunsey Lodge Ref: LO9

Set in a magnificent elevated position backing onto woodland with open views towards Lake Windermere, this superb detached holiday home is just a half mile walk from the shore. Built in 2010, incorporating under-floor heating with ground source heat pump, a wood-burning stove, an en-suite to each bedroom and spacious living areas, it makes an excellent base to explore the Central Lake District. Forming part of the Graythwaite Estate, guests are free to roam the estate which has lake frontage; 1½ miles away there is a 2½ acre stocked lake, providing fly fishing (at cost), an indoor heated swimming pool, a fitness suite (at cost), dedicated children’s play area, table tennis and bike hire. Beautiful walks stretch in every direction from the door towards Grizedale, and near Sawrey where Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm is located, the very cottage where she was inspired to create Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck. At Hawkshead, 4 miles, there is a gallery dedicated to her original drawings. The ferry at Sawrey takes cars across Lake Windermere to Bowness where there are a multitude of restaurants, boutiques, galleries, water-sports of every description and cruisers for trips on the Lake. Graythwaite Hall itself has lovely gardens open from springtime to autumn and there are many other fascinating country houses, gardens and castles within a 10 mile drive, such as Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle and grounds, Levens Hall and gardens, Townend Hall and Holehire Gardens. Just north of Ambleside lies Grasmere with a beautiful smaller lake, also the cottage and museum of the famous poet who loved the Lake District so much and brought it to the attention of the world, William Wordsworth. Shop 1½ miles.

Spacious open-plan living room with wood-burning stove, dining room and large well-equipped kitchen. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with toilet. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full electric underfloor central heating and bed linen included
  • Towel hire £2 per person
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Two digital TVs
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Private grounds with courtyard and furniture
  • Shared use of Graythwaite Farm grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (36ft x 16ft, open 8.45am - 7.45pm) with shower and changing facilities
  • Ample parking
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

WAS
NOW
£2047-£2047
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1

"An idyllic Lakeland setting in 4 acres of woodland on the western shores of Lake Windermere at the heart of the beautiful Lake District. . ."

The second cottage from the left in a row of four, Bibby Lot has a comfortable living room with open fire. Separate dining kitchen. Cloakroom/W.C. First floor: Three bedrooms; one double, one twin-bedded, one with full-size bunk beds. Modern bathroom/W.C. with over-bath shower.

Graythwaite Cottages offer the opportunity for an exceptional holiday experience. The original buildings of this unique Victorian ‘model farmstead’ have been tastefully refurbished to a very high standard. They provide not only superb holiday accommodation, but also an outstanding range of facilities, including an indoor heated swimming-pool, table tennis and a fitness suite. The stunning location offers plenty of gloriously natural space to visitors and a one-mile walk (which crosses a road) leads to private frontage on the softly lapped shores of Windermere itself. A 2½-acre stocked lake provides free trout fishing and, at the hub of the estate, beautiful Graythwaite Hall’s lovely surrounding gardens are open to the public in the Spring.
The cottages form part of the Graythwaite Estate, which has been in the same family since the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and remained intact as a large working estate throughout four centuries. The farm stead, from which the cottages have been formed, was built in 1890 and its position was chosen at a time when the popularity of the Lake District was just beginning to rise in wealthy Victorian circles. Thus the tranquillity and beauty which first captivated visitors to this area can still be enjoyed in heavenly surroundings where peace reigns supreme.
Visitors are well placed to explore the extraordinary and dramatic scenery for which the Lakes are so famous. Hilltop Farm at Near Sawrey, the cottage where Beatrix Potter’s imagination was stirred to create Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck, is just 4 miles away. At Hawkshead (4 miles) there is a gallery dedicated to her original drawings and illustrations. Within 10 miles are Rydal Fell, Rydal Water, Grasmere and the cottage of the poet who made them famous and brought the Lake District to the attention of the world, William Wordsworth.
The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway (4 miles) runs through the valley of the River Leven; its trains connect with a leisurely steamer going to the busy, cosmopolitan town of Bowness-on-Windermere. The steamer also wends its way further north to Waterhead, the stop for the pretty little town of Ambleside.

  • Open fire – logs included
  • Full electric central heating included
  • Travel cot
  • washing machine

  • Electricity and bed linen included
  • Towels available for hire on request (provided for overseas visitors)
  • High chair by arrangement
  • Digital TV
  • Microwave
  • Shared washing machine on request
  • Shared heated drying room
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared patio with furniture
  • Shared barbecue
  • Shared 4-acre grounds
  • Parking
  • Fly fishing foc
  • Table tennis available
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (39ft x 16ft, depth 5ft), open daily from 8.45am to 7.45pm
  • Fitness suite with treadmill, bikes and multi-gym £20 per person per week (£15 per short break) poa
  • Bicycle hire
  • Natural purified lake water supply
  • NB:Lakeside frontage (1 mile)

SUPERB FACILITIES - AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND:

  • Indoor heated swimming pool with limited changing facilities, open daily from 8.45am to 7.45pm
  • Four acres of shared woodland grounds
  • Trout lake, 2½ acres with free fly fishing
  • Fitness suite with aerobic and toning equipment £20 pp pw (£15 per short break) poa
  • Private lake frontage
  • Bicycle hire nearby
  • Dedicated children’s play area

WAS
NOW
£1140-£1140
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Bracken Howe Ref: CC115123
Bracken Howe enjoys the most glorious views from Grisedale Pike to the Skiddaw range, with glimpses of Bassenthwaite Lake from its elevated position in the village of Portinscale. This semi detached house has views from most rooms and was completely renovated and refurbished to an extremely high standard. The level of facilities and equippment and the quality of furnishings will appeal to the most discerning guests. Portinscale lies on the northern edge of Derwentwater. It has a pub, restaurants, tea room and two marinas and is within walking distance of Keswick, which has a wealth of amenities and tourist attractions. There are fabulous walks on the fells around Portinscale, mountain bike trails in Whinlatter forest and sailing on Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lakes. The more adventurous may try paragliding or rock climbing. The view point for the famous Bassenthwaite Ospreys is within three miles of Bracken Howe.
Guests to this cottage will receive free passes (for up to six people) for Keswick Leisure Pool.

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With TV, digital recorder, DVD and living flame gas fire.
Kitchen/diner: With range cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, larder fridge. freezer and microwave.
Dining area: With TV, DVD, CD radio and multi fuel stove.
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With king size bed.
Bathroom: With electric shower over bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.
Bathroom 2: With bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Second Floor: Attic bedroom: With twin beds.

All fuel and bed linen included. Cot available.Outside: Garden with patio and table and chairs. Parking for 3 cars. Garage for bike storage. Wi-Fi internet connection available. Visit Britain Gold awarded property.

WAS
NOW
£560-£1470
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1

"An idyllic Lakeland setting in 4 acres of woodland on the western shores of Lake Windermere at the heart of the beautiful Lake District. . ."

A spacious first floor barn conversion with vaulted roof and original beams, this wonderful split-level apartment is accessed via an external staircase onto a gallery verandah which leads into a large entrance hall. Living room with wood-burning stove and dining area. Modern kitchen. Two double bedrooms. Shower room/W.C. Two twin-bedded rooms, one with 2ft 6in beds. Modern bathroom/W.C. with over-bath shower.

Graythwaite Cottages offer the opportunity for an exceptional holiday experience. The original buildings of this unique Victorian ‘model farmstead’ have been tastefully refurbished to a very high standard. They provide not only superb holiday accommodation, but also an outstanding range of facilities, including an indoor heated swimming-pool, table tennis and a fitness suite. The stunning location offers plenty of gloriously natural space to visitors and a one-mile walk (which crosses a road) leads to private frontage on the softly lapped shores of Windermere itself. A 2½-acre stocked lake provides free trout fishing and, at the hub of the estate, beautiful Graythwaite Hall’s lovely surrounding gardens are open to the public in the Spring.
The cottages form part of the Graythwaite Estate, which has been in the same family since the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and remained intact as a large working estate throughout four centuries. The farm stead, from which the cottages have been formed, was built in 1890 and its position was chosen at a time when the popularity of the Lake District was just beginning to rise in wealthy Victorian circles. Thus the tranquillity and beauty which first captivated visitors to this area can still be enjoyed in heavenly surroundings where peace reigns supreme.
Visitors are well placed to explore the extraordinary and dramatic scenery for which the Lakes are so famous. Hilltop Farm at Near Sawrey, the cottage where Beatrix Potter’s imagination was stirred to create Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck, is just 4 miles away. At Hawkshead (4 miles) there is a gallery dedicated to her original drawings and illustrations. Within 10 miles are Rydal Fell, Rydal Water, Grasmere and the cottage of the poet who made them famous and brought the Lake District to the attention of the world, William Wordsworth.
The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway (4 miles) runs through the valley of the River Leven; its trains connect with a leisurely steamer going to the busy, cosmopolitan town of Bowness-on-Windermere. The steamer also wends its way further north to Waterhead, the stop for the pretty little town of Ambleside.

  • Wood-burning stove – logs included
  • Full central heating included
  • Travel cot
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

  • Electricity and bed linen included
  • Towels available for hire on request (provided for overseas visitors)
  • High chair by arrangement
  • Digital TV
  • Microwave
  • Shared washing machine on request
  • Shared heated drying room
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared payphone
  • Shared patio with furniture
  • Shared barbecue
  • Shared 4-acre grounds
  • Parking
  • Fly fishing foc
  • Table tennis available
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (39ft x 16ft, depth 5ft), open daily from 8.45am to 7.45pm
  • Fitness suite with treadmill, bikes and multi-gym £20 per person per week (£15 per short break) poa
  • Bicycle hire
  • Natural purified lake water supply
  • NB:Lakeside frontage (1 mile)

SUPERB FACILITIES - AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND:

  • Indoor heated swimming pool with limited changing facilities, open daily from 8.45am to 7.45pm
  • Four acres of shared woodland grounds
  • Trout lake, 2½ acres with free fly fishing
  • Fitness suite with aerobic and toning equipment £20 pp pw (£15 per short break) poa
  • Private lake frontage
  • Bicycle hire nearby
  • Dedicated children’s play area

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