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Beckside Cottage

Caldbeck, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1061080)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, DAB Bluetooth radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free parking in National Park car park 50 yards from cottage, unloading only outside front door
  • Enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry no cot or highchair
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

The property

A superb, semi-detached Lakeland cottage, nestled in beautiful surroundings in the pretty village of Caldbeck on the northern edge of the Lake District National Park.

Beckside Cottage has charming features, including a stained glass entrance door depicting a Swaledale sheep, along with oak beams, sash windows and a toasty fireplace with a woodburning stove.

Comfortably appointed to provide charming and spacious accommodation, this holiday home is perfect for a peaceful and relaxing break for a couple, family or friends.

Settle in for an evening in the homely sitting room, offering a perfect place to snuggle down at the end of the day with a glass of wine and a good book in front of the warm woodburning stove.

The designated chef will be in their element in the well-equipped kitchen, fitted with all the essentials needed for cooking up a storm before heading over to the dining room to enjoy a sociable dinner party.

The first floor houses two welcoming bedrooms with attractive décor and ample storage for your belongings, as well as access to a stylish and contemporary bathroom.

Outside this Lake District cottage is a patio with furniture to enjoy in the warm weather where you can relish being in the midst of the beautiful Northern Fells, with plenty of walks that can be enjoyed right from the doorstep.

Caldbeck also has an excellent pub and shop, as well as a duck pond, plus you may see sheep and sometimes ponies, amble through the village.

The popular Lake District market town of Keswick is just a short drive away, boasting many excellent independent shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs, as well as an extensive selection of outdoor activity centres, all nestling on the shores of Derwentwater.

Discover a wealth of history at popular heritage sites at the Howk limestone gorge and waterfalls, the Threlkeld Mining Museum, the Priest’s Mill, and the 19th century Bobbin Mill.

Spend a day roaming around the exciting city of Carlisle, offering fantastic shopping options, a grand cathedral, a dramatic castle, and interesting museums.

The stunning beauty of the Solway Coast can be traveled to from here, well-known for its golf courses and the town of Cockermouth is sure to be worth a visit!

Beckside Cottage is a charming Lakeland dwelling to be enjoyed all year round.

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • “A lovely cottage in a lovely location with easy access to all we wanted to do.”

    The cottage had everything we needed, and more, and was clean and exceptionally cosy to come back to after a day out. Lovely gifts waiting for us from the owners, Stephen and Heather, when we arrived, a really nice touch. Stephen and Heather were excellent hosts, making us feel very welcome and there if we needed anything. The whole experience was superb and we will definitely go back if holidaying in the area again.

    The cottage had everything we needed, and more, and was clean and exceptionally cosy to come back to after a day out. Lovely gifts waiting for us from the owners, Stephen and Heather, when we arrived, a really nice touch. Stephen and Heather were excellent hosts, making us feel very welcome and there if we needed anything. The whole experience was superb and we will definitely go back if holidaying in the area again.

    - Mr Sharp, May 2021

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About the location

CALDBECK

Wigton 7.5 miles; Carlisle 12 miles; Keswick 16 miles; Cockermouth 17 miles.

The charming Cumbrian village of Caldbeck is situated on the northern fringes of the Lake District National Park and is surrounded by beautiful moorland and fells. It’s a classic stone built village with a church, pub, village green and duck pond. The church dates back to the 12th century and is famous for being the resting place of the renowned huntsman John Peel. Although in every sense a ‘traditional working village’, the local craft centre at Priest Mill and the riverside walks to the Howk gorge, draw visitors to Caldbeck. The village is an ideal base for the northern Lakes, the market town of Keswick, as well as Lakes Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite. The natural beauty of the Solway coast, well-known for its golf courses and the town of Cockermouth, the birthplace of William Wordsworth are close by, whilst also within driving distance is the cathedral city of Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish Borders.

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