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Peak View

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Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Thanks so much for a lovely stay."

    We loved the comfy living room: when the weather was horrid, we could look at the lovely view from the windows. There was only one issue, which we knew about from other reviews, which was the noise from the local tapas bar. It did stop at midnight, so if you are pre-warned, it isn't a problem. Lovely and central, and perfect for a family get together.

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Dec 2023

  • "Fantastic location can’t fault that however need new mattresses on all beds."

    The springs on the two single beds especially protruding through so turned them over. Bathroom showers are useless and main bathroom needs updating. Mould all round the bath and shower screen. Skirting boards were filthy everywhere. It’s a good size apartment though could do with updating and maybe convert the kitchen and dinning room into one big kitchen to make it more sociable for guests.

    Thank you for your feedback. As we were not made aware of the issues you encountered during your stay, we were unable to rectify these for you. The property is listed as having separate dining and kitchen areas and we do advise guests to enquire whether a property is suitable to their needs prior to booking. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in the area. Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jemma3.1Oct 2023

  • "Great location would stay again."

    Super views. Lots of space. Extremely convenient to all the great things about Keswick... views, walks, pubs, bus, grocery, coffee. The actual views are so much better than the pictures. Appliances, carpet, furniture worn and needs to be replaced. Beds/mattresses are small and only marginally comfortable. Need changing. Fun quirkiness of an historic building... and also floorboards have areas with very loud creaks we felt bad for guests below. Doors oddly placed. 1/2 bath but no shower/tub upstairs. Also, the Tapas bar below rock and rolls until 12:30AM Thurs, Fri, Sat and it is like it is in your living room. The elevator does not go all the way up to this floor. If you can live with all that it is wonderful!

    Reviewed by Scott4.1Sep 2023

  • "First time I’ve stayed in a holiday apartment and there has not been a welcome pack."

    The location was noisier that expected as there was a Tapas bar right outside the living room window. If you want to be right in the centre of things then this would be an idea place for you. The cleaner or previous people had left a full vacuum cleaner in the cupboard which I would have expected to be emptied if the cleaner had done a proper job. The instructions to the car park need to be updated as there is no Thomason butchers, it if stated that it was behind Greggs then its easy to find.

    Reviewed by Carol3.1Sep 2023

  • "Had a lovely weeks stay, right in the centre of Keswick."

    Nice flat with superb views from the living room.

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are pleased that you had a lovely stay. We hope to welcome you again. The Lakes Cottage Holidays Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by James4.4May 2023

  • "We loved staying at Peak View and will in all likelihood stay there again."

    Comfortable, spacious, really good location and amazing views.

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and the views! We hope to welcome you again. The Lakes Cottage Holidays Owner Relations Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0May 2023

  • "Large apartment with comfy beds and sofas, quality furnishings, a basic but adequate kitchen."

    Two bathrooms and three toilets made it perfect for four adults, no queues or time schedules. Absolute BEST part ... the fantastic views! We were so mesmerised by the ever-changing light and cloud on the fells, it was hard to tear ourselves away. Being in the centre of picturesque Keswick made shopping and eating out easy and fun, and just a stroll to two fabulous parks and lake Derwentwater. Will book longer next time.

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and the views! We hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maureen Lyndsey4.4Apr 2023

  • "It was the second time we stayed, not the last time: perfect location and spacious place."

    Thank you. Hope to welcome you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marek5.0Mar 2023

  • "Apartment had everything we needed for adults, infant and dogs."

    Visited Keswick on numerous occasions but mainly for short stay breaks in hotels. This was the first time that we have done self-catering. Loved the central location, one car parking space an additional benefit. Would definitely look to book again. Thanks, we all had a lovely holiday.

    Thank you. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Beverley Ann5.0Mar 2023

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
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  • Second and third floor duplex apartment
  • 1 x second-floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x third-floor double with TV, 1 x third-floor twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Second-floor kitchen
  • Second-floor dining room
  • Second-floor sitting room
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • 2 x TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • No smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There is limited headroom in third-floor rooms

The property

Formerly the Royal Oak Hotel, Peak View is a magnificent, duplex apartment based in the centre of Keswick.

Nestled just a short walk from a range of amenities, Peak View is a superb choice for families and friends looking to escape normality and uncover the wonders of Cumbria.

Access to the apartment is through a communal entrance, with stairs and a lift to the first floor and stairs only to the second floor.

Discover the lounge, where you can collapse into the sofa after a long day of walking, tuning into the TV or planning the next adventure.

Carry the conversation into the kitchen, appointed with all the mod cons required for a short stay, including an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and even washer/dryer, so you can stay on top of your laundry.

An elegant dining room is perfect for hosting mealtimes and socialising in the evening.

On this floor there is the master bedroom, offering a double bed, fitted wardrobes, views and an en-suite shower room.

Continue up to the third floor, home to a double and twin, both with TVs and both neutrally presented but offering limited headroom.

Choose to start the day with a wash in the family bathroom, offering bath or shower over, before tackling the day ahead.

Discover 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 offers a bundle of fantastic attractions, including Keswick Museum, Derwent Pencil Museum and Puzzling Place.

Those outdoor enthusiasts will be in their element with some much natural beauty in the vicinity; wander around Derwentwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, where the peak of Skiddaw and Lake District Wildlife Park are just moments away.

Those seeking adventure can test their bottle at Go Ape, while the summits of Helvellyn, Catbells of Blencathra are not far away.

Enjoy the very best of Cumbria with a stay at Peak View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas