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Oak House

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1042708)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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27 Customer Review(s)

  • Sandra

    “This property has been modernised to include extra bathrooms and fitted to a high standard.”

    It is in a very convenient location and parking, whilst on the street was never a great issue. The area is very quiet and there was no noise at night. The bed linen and towels were of high quality. The property was immaculate and very clean. It could benefit from blackout blinds in the bedrooms as Venetian blinds are hopeless at keeping out the light. Although there are beds for eight, the ground floor is too small for eight to be comfortable, particularly the kitchen. Taking out a cupboard for ...

    It is in a very convenient location and parking, whilst on the street was never a great issue. The area is very quiet and there was no noise at night. The bed linen and towels were of high quality. The property was immaculate and very clean. It could benefit from blackout blinds in the bedrooms as Venetian blinds are hopeless at keeping out the light. Although there are beds for eight, the ground floor is too small for eight to be comfortable, particularly the kitchen. Taking out a cupboard for an extra fridge would be helpful. Having said this, most people probably eat out a lot in Keswick so it would not be a problem. We had dry, sunny weather and enjoyed a fantastic week of outdoor activities.

    - Sandra, June 2022

    Dear Sandra, We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review, and we’re so delighted you enjoyed your holiday. And that you were so lucky with the weather!! Sunshine is always a bonus! We have noted your comments on the house and will look to action what we can - particularly the blackout blinds, and the additional fridge - as you are right, they would help make the house that little extra bit more comfortable. Enjoy the rest of your summer, and we hope to welcome you back at Oak House again. Best wishes, Gillian, Steven and Steve Property Owner

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The property

Oak House is a beautifully renovated Victorian townhouse situated just a five minute walk from the vibrant centre of Keswick, and close to the beautiful Derwentwater Lake. Located nearby to all the amenities, this superb Keswick holiday property is sure to "tick all the boxes" for a break as an extended family or a perhaps few couples wishing to stay together, in a luxury holiday home with a spacious feel. Whatever you choose, there is much to do in the North Lakes area from fine fell walking to low valley rambles, lake cruises, Theatre by the Lake and excellent local shopping. Keswick is a year-round destination and popular with all ages. Accommodation: Entrance to the rear into utility area with room to hang coats and leave muddy boots. Cream shaker style kitchen with solid oak worktops and fully integrated appliances. Spacious open plan dual aspect lounge/dining room. Dining room has a table large enough to seat eight, with a tablecloth and napkins available in the sideboard for making a meal extra special. The lounge has a flatscreen TV with Freeview channels, DVD, radio/cd/Bluetooth speaker, free Wi-fi and wood burning stove. Pretty front entrance hallway with Minton tiled floor reflecting the Victorian character of the house with stairs leading up to four bedrooms and three bathrooms. On the first floor half landing is the family bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower, basin and wc. Up a couple of steps to two bedrooms - a large master bedroom to the front with super king size bed and luxury en-suite with large shower, basin and wc. Second bedroom is another cosy room with a super king-size bed. The third floor has two more bedrooms - a king size room to the front and twin room to the rear. Family bathroom on this floor with large shower with seat, basin and wc. Furnishings throughout are stylish and carefully chosen with lovely attention to detail and with tasteful colour schemes completing the relaxing ambience. There are fell views from some of the upstairs windows and gas central heating and double glazing make this a home from home in any season. Outside: Small patio to the rear of the property with seating. On-street parking is usually available nearby. Keswick centre 10 mins walk.

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x second-floor double (1x with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • 1x double bedroom and 1x twin bedroom on third floor
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-street parking available nearby
  • Patio with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Cot and high chair inc.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

KESWICK

Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 16.6 miles; Cockermouth 13 miles.

The popular town of Keswick is the holiday centre of the North of the Lake District and has plenty to offer the visitor at any time of year. The town boasts numerous shops and restaurants to suit all tastes, as well as offering miniature golf, excellent parks, the famous Theatre by the Lake, a charming cinema, the Pencil Museum, a climbing wall, fishing and great mountain biking opportunities, whilst the beautiful lake of Derwentwater at the head of the stunning Borrowdale Valley is only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Nearby, between Braithwaite and Buttermere is the beautiful Newlands Valley, while picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake is well worth a visit. From a gentle countryside ramble to a challenging hike up Skiddaw or the famous Catbells, there really is something for everyone. Visit Castlerigg Stone Circle, the Jennings Brewery and Mirehouse, a grand house and gardens on the shores of the Bassenthwaite Lake, or take a fabulous boat trip around Derwentwater. With plenty of attractions for the kids, lovely parks and the nearby Lake District Wildlife Park this is a great Lakeland destination whatever the time of year.

Sorry, no pets and no smoking.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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