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Jacky Garth Cottage

Threlkeld near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1094516)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

Keswick 4.5 miles.

Enjoying the quaint location of Threlkeld near Keswick, Cumbria is this delgihtsome, semi-detached cottage of Jacky Garth Cottage.

The perfect setting for a family of four's break in the Lake District, this cottage is one of the oldest in Threlkeld and has original features speckled throughout the abode.

When arriving at the property, you will not only be greeted by a quaint, white-washed exterior but will find a handy, off-road parking space; ensuring an easy unloading of your things into your new home-from-home.

Progress inside to find a living/dining room enjoying characterful features, including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with a woodburning stove; making for a charming space where you can unwind after a busy day in front of the TV.

Move through the property to the pleasant, galley kitchen, where a rustic, wooden collumn takes centre stage and an array of wooden-topped units behold ample appliances, which will appease any budding chef!

When dinner has been made, pull out the foldable dining table and enjoy a lovely meal with your family; why not open a bottle of bubbly and make a toast to this enviable escape?

As day turns to night, make your way upstairs to discover two delightful bedrooms, with one being a twin with plenty of natural light, along with glimpses of Blencathra, streaming in through the skylights, and the other being a king-size enjoying more exposed beams and a feature wall.

In the morning, freshen up for the day ahead in the ground-floor bathroom, where a bath with a shower over offers a rejuvenating soak.

Threlkeld is served by two friendly pubs, for those evenings where you fancy a meal out, alternatively during the day, the Village Hall, close by to Jacky Garth Cottage offers an array of food to enjoy at your leaisure.

Enjoy a scenic walk from Threlkeld to Keswick via the Railway Path or take a wander to the intriguing Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum and the Keswick Golf Club.

Travel a short way to Keswick, where all your amenities can be found resting in one spot, along with access to Derwentwater with its array of watersports, the beautifully manicured gardens of Hope Park and the fantastic Museums of Derwent Pencil and Keswick.

For more fun in the water, venture to Bassenthwaite Lake, a National Nature Reserve, which is surrounded by the gorgeous sights of Dodd Wood, the highly popular Lake District Wildlife Park and backs onto the renowned peak of Skiddaw.

Enhance your holiday with visits to Ullswater and Lake Windermere, with their respective surroundings offering plenty to see and do also; or maybe a day out in the historic town of Cockermouth may be more to your fancy?

There is something for everyone during a stay at Jacky Garth Cottage!


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power inc. in rent
  • Welcome Pack Provided
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Hairdryer
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, gravelled area and furniture
  • Three well-behaved dogs or cats welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pubs 0.3 miles
  • Note: Due to the age of the cottage, the doorways are low, please mind your head
  • Please Note: Logs are not provided but can be purchased locally.

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About the location


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.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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