Somervell is a comfortable apartment in an exclusive development at Applethwaite Country House, a beautiful character property just 2 miles from Keswick.
With accommodation for 6 over the first and second floors, Somervell has stunning views over open countryside and Skiddaw can be accessed from the extensive grounds of Applethwaite Country House.
Somervell offers spacious accommodation for family or friends at any time of year.
There's a real sense of period style in the spacious living and dining room with its comfortable sofas and original window seat, the perfect place to enjoy the stunning views over the fells.
The dining kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your stay, and completing the first floor accommodation there's a smart period style walk-in shower and wash basin, plus a separate cloakroom with wash basin and WC.
Upstairs are three bedrooms, all with their own TV, and two with an en-suite.
The two double bedrooms enjoy spectacular views and en-suite bathrooms with wash basin and WC, while the pretty twin room has its own vanity unit with wash basin.
A particular feature of your stay at Somervell is access to the superb wooded estate with its lawned gardens and putting green.
Nestling on the lower slopes of Skiddaw, the views are simply spellbinding over Derwentwater and the fells, whilst the panoramic views from the summit of the 931-metre peak must be seen to be believed.
Private parking for your cars is provided.
Applethwaite is a pretty Cumbrian hamlet just over a mile from Keswick with its shops, bars, restaurants and visitor attractions.
There's a diverse range of experiences to be enjoyed, from the King Kong climbing wall to a cultured evening at the Theatre by the Lake.
The Puzzling Place and the mystery trail will keep children enthralled while a trip to the Lakeland Distillery or a day at the Keswick Cookery School will interest the adults.
Whether you choose to go sailing or cruising on Derwentwater or relax and explore Wordsworth Country, there's so much to see and do within a few minutes drive.
Keswick is an ideal base for exploring the North Lakes but if you want to see the biggest of them all, take a trip over the scenic Kirkstone Pass to Lake Windermere, where a trip on a steamer and a visit to Beatrix Potter World will delight all the family.
History buffs will love a trip northwards to historic Carlisle with its magnificent castle and cathedral and then onwards to the Roman forts and Hadrian's Wall.
However you choose to spend your time in the Lake District, at whatever time of year, you'll enjoy a family holiday or a break with friends in considerable style at Somervell.
Apartment on first and second floor. Three bedrooms, all second floor: 2 x double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, wash basin and WC; 1 x twin bedroom with vanity unit and wash basin. First floor shower room with wash basin, cloakroom with wash basin and WC. Living and dining room, dining kitchen.
About the location
Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 20 minutes. 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.