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Greta Mill

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972402)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Anderson

    “4th visit, says it all really.”

    Feels like coming home. Love staying at this house, just sad that, due to Covid restrictions, some of our family couldn’t be there!

    Feels like coming home. Love staying at this house, just sad that, due to Covid restrictions, some of our family couldn’t be there!

    - Mrs Anderson, October 2020

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The property

This beautiful character property in the heart of vibrant Keswick in the Lake District blends character and charm with modern luxury. Finished and decorated to the very highest standards, Greta Mill is the perfect base for families or a group of friends looking for a luxurious home away from home in the northern Lake District.

With a hot tub for the ultimate in relaxation and a wonderful period feel, Greta Mill is the perfect holiday destination whatever the time of year. Just minutes from the heart of Keswick, this Georgian/Victorian property has been renovated with a real flair for combining contemporary design and period charm.

The entrance hall with its wonderful barley twist staircase leads into the open plan living and dining room with its timber floor and exposed character beams.

There's a feature brick fireplace with a large wood burning stove that's ideal for those cooler evenings and plenty of squashy sofas for relaxing.

There's also a TV and DVD, WiFi and a selection of information on the local area.

The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with a range cooker and central island unit, and there's another cosy sitting area with its own wood-burner.

Up the beautiful period staircase, you'll find four spacious and beautifully decorated bedrooms, three double and one twin, all with a TV and en-suite contemporary shower room complete with wash basin and WC.

There's also an absolutely delightful family bathroom with free standing claw foot bathtub, period style telephone shower, pedestal wash basin and WC.

Should you need extra accommodation for children, Z beds are available plus a cot and high chair. The patio garden is a real sun trap, and the ideal area for dining al fresco or enjoying your morning tea or coffee before a busy day's sightseeing in the Lakes.

You can also enjoy use of the hot tub in total privacy.

There's secure storage for your bikes, boots and other outdoor equipment and off road parking for three cars. Keswick is the ideal base for exploring the North Lakes.

Enjoy a cruise on Derwentwater or an evening at the Theatre by the Lake.

The kids will love scratching their heads over the conundrums at the Puzzling Place or competing to see who does best on the climbing walls at the King Kong climbing centre.

Everyone will love seeing the red pandas at the Lake District Wildlife Park or taking in the breathtaking views of Whinlatter Forest, the only true mountain forest in the UK.

And for a real challenge, the walks to stunning Skiddaw and Latrigg will reward the hardy with exceptional Lakeland panoramas. Venture a little further afield and enjoy the majesty of the stunning Aira Force waterfall at Ullswater, or the incredible views from the Kirkstone Pass as you head for Lake Windermere and a trip to Dove Cottage or a cruise on a Windermere steamer.

Head north to historic Carlisle and Hadrian's Wall or spend a day at the beautiful Cumbrian coast, both under an hour's drive from Keswick. There's so much to see and do in the Lake District and Greta Mill is the ideal base for a family or friends wishing to explore Britain's favourite country park, whatever the time of year.


  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double with en-suite shower room, wash basin and WC, 1 x twin bedroom with en-suite shower room, wash basin and WC
  • Family bathroom with free standing roll top bath, wash basin and WC
  • Living/dining room, breakfast kitchen.
  • Central heating and wood-burning stoves
  • Dual fuel range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV in living room and all bedrooms, DVD player, DVDs, books, maps, guides and tourist information, WiFi
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Travel Cot and highchair, Z beds for 2 children available
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed courtyard with patio and furniture, secure storage for bikes and outdoor gear, hot tub
  • Two dogs are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, restaurants and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Note: Check in time 4pm.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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