Kiln Hill Cottage ref: W8309

Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake Area in the Lake District

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Max sleeps
4
Sleeps
Bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

This charming semi-detached former farmhouse dates back to 1750 and has been well-furnished and tastefully appointed with an improved spacious layout and en-suite bathroom, whilst retaining its charm and character. The holiday cottage has an upstairs living room to benefit from the lovely views and a spacious, modern kitchen/dining room. Situated in quiet countryside close to Bassenthwaite lake, there are wonderful walks and cycle routes from the door, with sailing available on the lake and a storage shed for bikes. Keswick with all its shops, pubs and restaurants, and Derwentwater for watersports are just 6 miles away. The Georgian market town of Cockermouth is 7 miles away. Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Dining room/kitchen with beams. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

First floor

Living room with beams.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Wood pellet central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. Stereo/CD. Elec cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Portable barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

Bassenthwaite Lake and village of the same name is situated just north west of Keswick in the Northern Lakes. The magnificent Skiddaw (931m) can be seen rising to the east and Grisedale Pike (790m) to the south west.

Paths leading from Bassenthwaite village connect to circular walks in the area and holidaymakers are able to go fishing and sailing on the lake. From May to September look out for the wild Bassenthwaite Lake Ospreys raising their young chicks or watch the video link from Whinlatter Forest Visitor's Centre. Try a visit to the historic 17th century manor house, Mirehouse, which is close by on the eastern shore of the lake and has some lovely garden walks (Open April - October) or travel a few miles west to market town of Cockermouth or just a little further to Maryport on the coast.

This area offers the ideal base for exploring nearby Keswick; a charming Northern Lakes market town of great character and is well placed for touring the untouched northern and western lakes.

Things to do nearby

Dave's Adventure Company
Country Experiences

A small independent outdoor provider offering holiday makers tailor made packages for you and your family. Activities include rock climbing, kayaking and Ghyll Scrambling. Tel: 01768 776143

Lakeland Photo Workshops

Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops

St Bega Church

Next to Bassenthwaite Lake is St Bega Church which is the parish church of Bassenthwaite. Services have been going on here at this ancient location for over a thousand years.

Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens

On the outskirts of Keswick is the grand historic home known as Mirehouse built in 1666 by The Earl of Derby.

Lake District Maps

`Lake District Maps' is a unique and helpful website that enables visitors to purchase a variety of family friendly walking routes and maps.

Bassenthwaite Lake

The glacial formed lake of Bassenthwaite which once was linked to Derwentwater many years ago, is the only water form in the Lake District which is named a `lake' as the others are `waters', `meres' and `tarns'.

Mae's Tea Room and Gallery
Mae's Tea Room and Gallery

The renowned Mae's Tea Room and Gallery in Uldale is open throughout the year, serving tasty home cooked food through the day, some evenings and shows exhibits by local artists.

Alternative Keswick

Alternative is a design led Gift and Household Store.

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