Skiddaw View will be perfect for couples and families alike, seeking a romantic retreat or those with older children, in the vibrant market town of Keswick. Overlooking the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the centre of this historical Lake District town you can stroll along the cobbled pedestrianized walk way, take a walk to the famous Derwentwater or set off to hike many a trail with walks from the door. All the facilities and attractions of Keswick are at your fingertips. Take a cruise on Derwentwater or hire your own boat (in season) and take in the beautiful mountainous views. As a holiday home this cottage will be a popular base to appreciate the National Park in any season.
Accommodation in detail
The property is approached through the front door from Lake Road that opens to a large hallway with sufficient space for mountain bikes and outdoor gear and from here the 34 stairs lead to the second floor entrance to the apartment and on this level you are welcomed to a bright and spacious lounge with comfortable sofas, electric fire and TV. The modern kitchen is well equipped and provides electric hob and oven, dishwasher and large fridge freezer. The large family dining place is the ideal spot to gather for breakfast or enjoy a dinner with friends. The two smart shower rooms have excellent power shower and also basin and WC.
A Further 12 stairs lead to the top floor where there are three welcoming bedrooms, all with their own TVs. The first is furnished with a king sized bed, the second twin beds and the third can be made up as either twin beds or a superking (please remember to advise us of your choice of arrangements when you book). Having reached the top of the building you now, of course, have beautiful views over the roof tops and across the town to the stunning mountain scenery that surrounds the town on every side.
As Skiddaw View (Lake Road Apartment) is situated in the pedestrianised area of the town, access by car to the front door is available only for unloading. Parking is available two minutes walk away the Central Car Park and the owner has provided a complimentary parking permit for one car for the duration of your stay.Other cars can also be parked here but parking charges apply
The owners welcome up to two well behaved dogs but due to the town centre location this property does not have its own garden but the popular Hope Park is located just one minutes' walk away.
Keswick is one of the Lake District's most popular destinations. This friendly town hosts the very popular twice weekly market that has recently won the coveted Best Outdoor Market in the Great British Market Awards. The village also offers a fantastic array of shops offering everything from craft bakeries and local produce, antiques, crafts and much, much more.
If you are looking for somewhere to eat and drink, a week just won't be long enough to sample the great range of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars! For a great evening out why not visit the 100 year old Alhambra offering first class cinema entertainment in traditional surroundings or enjoy an evening at the most beautiful and friendly theatre in Britain, the 400 seat Theatre By The Lake on the shores of Derwentwater.
Enjoy a cruise on Derwentwater, walk onto the fells; Cat Bells, Skiddaw, Coledale Horeshoe and Blencathra are all nearby, head underground at Honister Slate Mines, enjoy mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest.
For day trips throughout the Lake District, Ullswater is a short drive away offering lake cruises, great walking and the beautiful Aira Force Waterfall, Buttermere and Crummock Water offer sublime scenery. Ashness Bridge and Surprise View situated above the Borrowdale Valley should not be missed and perhaps even a cup of tea and homemade cake in the unspoilt village of Watendlath.
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