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Limhus Cottage

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1063127)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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

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13 Customer Review(s)

  • “Well presented cottage, nice and clean and well equipped with everything you would need for a holiday let.”

    Great location, shops within walking distance and lots of nice walks to enjoy.

    - Mr Evans, August 2021

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About the property

In an endearing location within the Lake District National Park is this welcoming ground-floor annexe, attached to another semi-detached holiday property.

Limhus Cottage is a romantic retreat for couples looking to explore the lakes, just a stone's throw away from Keswick town centre and the shores of Derwentwater.

Enter this welcoming cottage via a private entrance, stepping through the property and into the well-equipped kitchen, a contemporary room where you can rustle up your best dishes using fantastic appliances.

Enjoy your meal in the living/dining room, setting up for an intimate evening over good food and a bottle of wine as you catch up on the day's events, afterwards snuggle up for a film night as you flick through the TV in front of the cosy log burner effect gas stove.

Patio doors lead you to a private outdoor patio where you can enjoy morning coffees as you look out to views of the Skiddaw range.

Retire to the inviting bedroom after a long day a super-king-size bed which has zip/link features, as well as ample storage and charming décor.

Unwind with a well-deserved drink in a relaxing bubble bath, or step into the separate walk-in shower before wrapping yourself with a warm towel from the heated rail.

The centre of Keswick is just a short walk away, you can stroll around the award-winning market on Saturday before browsing the fantastic selection of shops, bakeries and pavement cafes.

Spend a romantic evening away from the kitchen and discover a plethora of stunning eateries, choosing between intimate bistros, delicious restaurants, traditional pubs, and vibrant wine bars.

Wake up energized and ready for a thrilling day of adventure at one of the many challenging hikes in the surrounding area, take your pick between Catbells, Skiddaw, Coledale Horseshoe and Blencathra, all different in length and difficulty ideal for various abilities.

The shores of Derwentwater are within walking distance, spanning 4.6km of natural beauty and calming waters, you can enjoy a summer's day meandering about, enjoying a trip on a wooden launch, take out your own rowing boat or catch a show at the Theatre By The Lake.

Discover more hotspots including Keswick Museum, Castlerigg Stone Circle, Walla Crag, Friars crag or Go ape tree top adventure to name but a few.

Other popular areas and attractions nearby include Ambleside and Bowness-on-Windermere, home to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and Lake Windermere, Ullswater and the awe-inspiring Aira Force Waterfall.

Limhus Cottage is a perfect retreat for two people looking for a central base within a beautiful town in the Lake District.


  • One super-king-size bedroom (zip/link can be twin on request, please request when booking)
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge with gas fire and dining area.
  • Gas central heating and log burner effect gas stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Television
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking on the driveway for one car
  • Ample covered secure storage for bikes, kayaks etc
  • Private patio with seating and shared lawn
  • Outstanding views over Skiddaw and Latrigg
  • One well-behaved pet allowed
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.3 miles

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season