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Oak View

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1058443)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "We have stayed in this property many times and always enjoy its situation and presentation."

    We are very grateful that the owner is prepared to let us have a Wednesday arrival and departure.

    Reviewed by SteveMar 2022

  • "Loved the apartment, has everything we needed."

    Good views, near to all the shops, pubs restaurants and beautiful walks, will definitely be back very comfy bed also thank you .

    Reviewed by PaulDec 2021

  • "We had a couple of problems for the 1st time on a Sykes holiday and had to contact both the call centre and the local office and both were really helpful and did everything they could to help."

    Firstly we called the call centre as we had no water and they had up to date information that there was a fire in the local area and the fire service had diverted supplies. Obviously this was beyond your control but was great that the information was immediately available. The next day we had a problem with the electricity tripping and no hot water. We went to the local office on Saturday morning and they arranged an electrician to come out that day who sorted the electricty ensured the shower was working and heting its own water and arranged for a plumber to come on Monday to replace the element in the water heater which was causing the issue. We received an Email update and a call on Monday morning to confirm the plumber was coming. The 2nd issue may well have been caused by the initial water issue but was solved as soon as possible and we really appreciate that. Things to break down but we feel that Sykes went above and beyond to put it right as soon as they realistically could. There is an issue with the bathroom door that it appears to have swollen and needs some attention as it is very hard to shut without slamming. This is awkward at night and potentially may annoy the neighbours. We are sure we will return to 9 Oak View, small and compact but everything you need for a holiday in the lakes and brilliant location overlooking the Park.

    Reviewed by ClareSep 2021

  • "I had a great stay at Oak View."

    It is situated in the centre of Keswick so has easy access to the lake, shops, restaurants etc. The apartment overlooks the river and park, so it has a lovely peaceful view to look out onto. The kitchen was well equipped to cook but there are also plenty of places to eat out. There are 9 flats at Oak View but only 8 parking spaces, however I never had trouble parking. This was my first visit to the Lake District and it is stunning. I would love to return and I would definitely stay at Oak View again. It is a lovely little apartment, in a great location which offered good value for money.

    Reviewed by KateAug 2021

  • "Comfortable flat, with excellent views from all windows!"

    Also, warm and clean.

    Reviewed by JacquelineMay 2021

  • "The property was in an excellent location by the river, it was clean and well appointed."

    There was everything we needed after a hard day’s walking, nice shower room and comfy bed. Perfect for two people and we would definitely try to re-book there on our next visit.

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2021

  • "Apartment was lovely, exactly where you would want to me to be close to town Staff at Sykes were amazing!"

    Extremely helpful

    Reviewed by CharlotteApr 2021

  • "An excellent holiday flat with great views and yet only a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Keswick."

    Reviewed by DuncanApr 2021

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Summary

  • Second-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with electric stove effect fire
  • Electric heating with electric stove effect fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, Smart TV, DVD player
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Balcony overlooking the town
  • On-site parking available on a first come serve basis, on street parking and Public Car Park near by
  • Sorry no pets, and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles; pub 0.1 miles

The property

Perfectly perched on the beautiful River Greta in the popular market town of Keswick, is the wonderful second-floor apartment.

Surrounded by the breath-taking landscapes of the Cumbrian countryside, this darling abode provides a fantastic setting for couples to tour the magnificent Lake District National Park.

Relax and unwind in the restful sitting room as you recover from an action-packed adventure curl up on the plush sofa in front of the stove effect fire and watch a movie or DVD on the Smart TV.

Rustle up a tasty snack or prepare a hearty home-cooked dinner in the well-designed compact kitchen, equipped with all the essential appliances such as an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge.

Return to the sitting/dining room where you can dine by candlelight at the pretty table overlooking the river Greta and Skiddaw in the distance, or head out on to the balcony overlooking the town and toast to making new happy memories with your loved one.

Admire views from the rae of the property over the river to the majestic and imposing Skiddaw and Latrigg Mountain range sitting in the distance or from the balcony over the town to Catbells in the distance.

Make yourself feel at home in the charming king-size bedroom.

Enjoy a refreshing shower in the bright and airy shower room.

See the sights by foot with a scenic stroll through the centre of the town, stopping off for a meal or snack in one of the many local cafés, restaurants or Lakeland Inns.

Keswick has a vest array of tourist attractions including the optical illusion exhibition Puzzling Place, , Keswick Museum or Derwent Pencil Museum.

Wander through the manicured grounds of Hope Park which is host to golf, putting and crazy golf then continue along to the shores of Derwentwater where you can hop on a launch and enjoy a breathtaking cruise around the lake.

Thrill seekers will relish in a fun-filled day at Go Ape tree top adventure in Whinlatter forest whilst outdoor enthusiasts will delight in an awe-inspiring hike up to the summits of Skiddaw, Helvellyn, Catbells of Blencathra.

Head to the historical English Heritage Site of Castlerigg Stone Circle, be blown away by Surprise View or see the gigantic glacial rock of Bowder Stone.

Whichever direction you travel you are sure to be impressed by the breathtaking scenery the area has to offer.

Within easy touring distance are the towns of Ambleside and Windermere, each offering a sea of activities that provide something for everyone to enjoy.

With so much adventure right on the doorstep, Oak View is a superb choice for your next getaway to Cumbria.

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About the location

KESWICK

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.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas