The Larches ref: CC114132

Seldom Seen near Thornthwaite, Thornthwaite & Braithwaite

4 Stars

Overview

Map

Local area

Prices & availability

Book now

Book your holiday

To check availability for full weeks and short breaks, view our price and availability calendar.

Go
Max sleeps
6
Sleeps
Bedrooms
4
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
Changeover day
FRI
Changeover day
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Open Fire 
  • Wifi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

The Larches is a four bedroomed detached cottage at Seldom Seen in Thornthwaite, a truly tranquil location. Surrounded by woodland on the slopes of Whinlatter forest the cottage is a perfect ’away from it all’ retreat with the delight of visiting red squirrels. It has the most fantastic summer house (or belvedere) with a deck at the top of its fellside garden, which has chairs, table and lighting. It has superb views across the Derwent marshes and to the distant fells. You can walk or cycle from the doorstep and sail on the lake at Bassenthwaite. There is an art gallery and coffee shop in the village and pubs, restaurants and a shop in the neighbouring village of Braithwaite and an abundance of amenities in nearby Keswick. The accommodation is upside down with the living space upstairs to benefit from the views towards Skiddaw and Clough Head. See the cottage’s website www.lakelandbelvedere.com for more fascinating details and photos.

Read more about The Larches

Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Bedroom 1: With double bed and wash basin.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and wash basin.
Bedroom 3: With single bed.
Bathroom: With bath, WC and wash basin.
Shower room: With shower and wash basin
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin.
Utility/drying: With washer/dryer, sink, radiator and clothes airer.

First floor

Lounge/Dining area: 27ft long with fell views, TV, DVD, CD/radio, open fire and paintings by local artists.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave and Wi-Fi.
Bedroom 4: With 3/4 size bed and wash basin.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Owner will supply initial logs and coal but asks guests to replace as used. Internet access available.

Miscellaneous

Outside: Landscaped terraced garden with summerhouse and two patio areas with garden furniture and one BBQ space. On street parking. Storage for bikes in the garage.

For more information visit www.lakelandbelvedere.com
  • Nearest town
    Keswick
  • Shops
    1 1/2 Miles
  • Distance
    3 1/2 Miles
  • Restaurant
    1.5 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Penrith
  • Pub
    1 1/2 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    18 Miles
  • Lake
    1 mile

About the local area

Thornthwaite and Braithwaite are situated in between Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater in the Northern Lakes. These peaceful Lakeland villages are ideally located, with many local places of interest right on the doorstep.

These peaceful Lakeland villages are ideally located, with many local places of interest right on the doorstep; lakes, forests, mountains and the delightful market town of Keswick a short distance away. Great for cycling, walking, nature watching and water sports on the nearby lakes.

Whinlatter Forest Park is adjacent and is England's only true Mountain Forest. From May to September visitors can see wild Bassenthwaite Ospreys raise their young, either at the lake or via video link to the Forest Park Visitor Centre. The park has miles of footpaths and cycle ways and provides a habitat for a wide range of wild life. They also have many organised activities and events throughout the year.

Both villages are within easy reach of all the essential amenities and Keswick is only 2 or 3 miles away. Braithwaite has a village shop and two excellent pubs both serving bar meals.

Things to do nearby

Force Crag Mine

Last mineral mine to be worked in the Lake District. Explore the processing mill and landscape with a guide.

Go Ape at Whinlatter Forest Park

If rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip wires sound like your thing then Go Ape is the place to go! This challenging course is up high in the tree tops and is an exhilarating adventure for all ages!

Alternative Keswick

Alternative is a design led Gift and Household Store.

Whinlatter Forest Park

Whinlatter Forest Park can be found up the Whinlatter Pass past Braithwaite. This is a brilliant place to get spectacular views over the Lake District and into Scotland.

Thornthwaite Galleries

In the village of Thornthwaite you can find a local gallery full of contemporary artwork by many local artists.

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.

Hemmingways Fishing
Hemmingways Fishing

Unique guided fishing trips and fly casting tuition amongst the beautiful scenery of the Lake District - great if you are not familiar with the area. Tel: 01768 779227

Mountain Biking in Whinlatter Forest

Whinlatter Forest Park is THE place to go for mountain biking in the Lake District.

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

Read more things to do nearby

Availability selector

In:
Nights:
Start Date
Duration
Price
Your pets go free at this property. Your total pet price of £0 is included in the below prices
There is currently no availability for the options selected. Please modify your selection or contact us on 01228 599960.

Availability calendar

Available start date Unavailable