This modern and spacious first floor maisonette is located right in the heart of Keswick, in the Packhouse Courtyard, surrounded by boutique shops, and near a Lakeland inn.
This fabulous apartment couldn't be better placed for exploring Keswick and the surrounding areas.
With modern features, and warm and bright furniture and accessories, this apartment is welcoming, attractive, and perfect for a family break or a friends' holiday, especially for people who like to be in the thick of the action.
Castlerigg is accessed via a short flight of external stairs to the entrance of the maisonette.
The bright lounge/diner/kitchen is a perfect family room, with sofas to relax in, a flat screen TV, CD radio, iPod docking station, and DVD player.
The dining table is right next to the kitchen space for easy transfer of meals from kitchen to table, and the kitchen has everything you need to create delicious family meals if you feel like cooking, with an electric oven and hob, a microwave, a fridge and a freezer.
And to keep up with all that family washing, there's also a convenient washer/dryer.
On the same floor, you'll find the first of the bedrooms: a lovely double, and a family bathroom with a shower over the bath, a WC and hand basin.
Up onto the second floor and there is a stunningly spacious bedroom overlooking the main living area below.
This space features a king size bed, and a single day bed, enabling you to use it as a luxurious master bedroom or a twin.
The room also has a flat screen TV and a DVD player, with 2 adult-sized bean bags, perfect if you want to give the kids some space to play and relax, while you take a little time for yourself, downstairs.
While there is no outside space or garden, there is a lovely view of the Packhouse Courtyard, and you're right in the middle of the shops and near plenty of attractions for the kids to let off some steam.
If you're looking for things to do on the doorstep, you can't go wrong in Keswick, with the Mining Museum, Fitz Park and the River Greta for perfect family picnics, the Puzzling Place, and the Pencil Museum.
Hope Park has crazy golf, putting and standard golf to suit both kids and grown ups alike, and you're close to Skiddaw mountain and Derwentwater, with the Marina and the Theatre by the Lake.
Wherever you go, you'll find amazing walks and breathtaking scenery, like the Keswick Treasure Trails, but there's plenty more on offer, with Keswick Adventure Centre for canoeing, White Water Tubing and Ghyll Scrambling.
The Keswick Railway Path gives you 4.5 kilometres of almost flat track with amazing views, or if you're the creative type, take a Lakeland Photo Workshop to improve your skills.
For a family holiday, you really would struggle to find anywhere better than Keswick, and Castlerigg is the perfect base from which to explore.
Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor double room and a further second floor 1 x master double room with single day bed, which could be used as a twin, with TV and DVD player. Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC. Lounge/diner/kitchen with television.
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.