“The cottage was in a very quiet ...”The cottage was in a very quiet area with great views, which suited us well. You could walk into Keswick in 10 minutes by turning left out of the door and walking down a footpath to meet Ambleside Road. This was very useful and we did this a few times. Our long stop-start journey up the M6 due to roadworks meant we were glad to eventually arrive at the cottage, to find there was no heating on, but after a quick phone call to the very helpful owner we were able to resolve this. (Just a very ...The cottage was in a very quiet area with great views, which suited us well. You could walk into Keswick in 10 minutes by turning left out of the door and walking down a footpath to meet Ambleside Road. This was very useful and we did this a few times. Our long stop-start journey up the M6 due to roadworks meant we were glad to eventually arrive at the cottage, to find there was no heating on, but after a quick phone call to the very helpful owner we were able to resolve this. (Just a very minor point too, a spare toilet roll would have been helpful.) The cottage was well equipped, clean and had everything you would need. We would recommend it to anyone that wanted a conveniently situated base for all the lovely walks in the area. We were lucky to witness some stunning sun-sets over Skiddaw from the living room window.
- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
A delightful, semi-detached bungalow, set on a small hillside, just ten minutes' walk from the centre of ever-popular Keswick.
A quality Keswick cottage, High Doat has been lovingly furnished to provide well-equipped holiday accommodation.
Boasting magnificent views of the surrounding fells, including Skiddaw, Blencathra and Causey Pike to name but a few, this is a great Keswick cottage in which to sit back and enjoy this magnificent area.
Spacious and comfortable, the accommodation features a warm and cosy sitting room with feature window, a spacious main bedroom and a well-equipped kitchen with adjoining summer room/dining area.
Outside, the formal gardens overlook a meadow and are ideal for relaxing and enjoying the views.
All of the town's amenities are on the doorstep, and just ten minutes' walk will take you to the lake where The Launch can take walkers to the start of the famous Catbells walk, featured on TV's Wainwright's Walks.
With many routes in this fell walking haven, Helvellyn, Blencathra, Scafell Pike, Skiddaw, Walla Crag, Dale Head, Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike are all easily accessed.
With its wonderful position and accommodation, and easy access to Keswick and the Lakes, this superb Keswick cottage is an ideal location whatever the time of year.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen and summer room/dining area. Sitting room with gas fire.
- Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room
- Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD, radio, selection of books/DVD/games
- Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen inc. in rent
- Off road parking for 2 cars
- Front garden, plus enclosed rear garden with patio area, garden furniture and BBQ
- Garage for storing bikes
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 10 mins walk.
About the location
Bassenthwaite 7 miles, Ullswater 20 minutes.
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 Cat Bells, 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.