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Siskin

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972647)

4.7

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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26 Customer Reviews

  • "The flat was great, clean etc no problems apart from the parking."

    With a few large vehicles (4 x4 cars etc) parking was very hard

    Reviewed by KeithJul 2022

  • "Shame about the entrance and the front door needs painting."

    But the apartment is lovely.Feels homely.

    Reviewed by BarryJun 2022

  • "This property is more geared towards 2 adults 2 children & not 4 adults"

    Reviewed by StephenMar 2022

  • "This flat can be rather noisy especially when people are moving around in the other flats and also when there are deliveries to, and bottle collections from, The George Hotel."

    The radiator in the main bedroom didn't seem to turn off which made it too hot early in a morning. But we've just booked to return again in March which will be our 3rd visit, so the positives outweigh the negatives!

    Reviewed by KateJan 2022

  • "The property was amazing, well supplied with everything you would need for a comfortable stay."

    The sofas and king size bed were really comfy and the rooms were warm. Overall five star accomodation.

    Reviewed by DominiJan 2022

  • "My husband and I visited Siskin in 2019 and had a lovely stay."

    We were delighted to return December 2021 and had a wonderful week. The flat is cosy, well appointed and perfectly positioned in central Keswick, with parking as a bonus. The sitting room, beds and bedding were very comfy and just what we needed after days out. We hope to return next year.

    Reviewed by ValDec 2021

  • "A great little apartment, ideal for 4 or less in an excellent location."

    Reviewed by ShonaNov 2021

  • "An lovely flat conveniently located in the town centre, it was clean,warm, and comfortable."

    Reviewed by PeterNov 2021

  • "Very nice place to stay with Family."

    Lovely apartment, in the town centre,close to shops,lake,park. We definitely have to go back there again.

    Reviewed by IrenaAug 2021

  • "Good central location close to shops, bars and restaurants."

    Comfortable accommodation.

    Reviewed by FrankOct 2020

  • "Great location, really clean and comfortable."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by HannahSep 2020

  • "The apartment was brilliant lovely location spacious and all the facilities and utensils we needed I wish we had stayed a week!"

    Reviewed by PaulaSep 2020

  • "Loved the apartment."

    The directions for parking and access were not very easy to follow. However we asked at the office and the representative there was extremely helpful!

    Reviewed by Edith AnnSep 2020

  • "The location was excellent."

    Reviewed by ChristoperAug 2020

  • "The flat was great thanks."

    However, I am not going to use your company again because since booking it, I have had 39 yes 39 unsolicited emails. You really need to reconsider your customer comms

    Reviewed by GarethAug 2020

  • "The flat was even nicer than the photos!"

    It was very warm and cosy. spacious, well equipped and the décor was lovely as well as comfortable. We felt very at home. For us the parking space is a real bonus as is being right in the heart of Keswick. We would definitely return and recommend Siskin. The staff in the Lakes office were very helpful.

    Reviewed by ValNov 2019

  • "We had an amazing time I'm in Keswick"

    Reviewed by PatSep 2019

  • "The only negative was that the sound from the outside to the Main Bedroom was quite loud ."

    I didn't check if the room had double glazing but it didnt sound as if it had. Maybe an investment to consider .

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2019

  • "The flat was really clean, spacious and in a good location with excellent security and a free car parking space."

    However it was really noisy and there was a huge 'hole' in the wooden frame above the window in the master bedroom which made it more noise and 'drafty' - especially in January. There was also a huge vent pipe outside the double bedroom from the restaurant that was noisy too! A little disappointed especially the cost of the property - maybe should inform customers of the noise levels.

    Reviewed by SharonDec 2018

  • "It would be helpful if on arrival guests were shown to their accommodations"

    Reviewed by POct 2018

  • "Please refer to the email I sent you regarding fire regulations."

    I do feel a sense of obligation to refer these concerns to a higher authority. Perhaps you can provide some reassurances and explanations that would make that unnecessary.

    Reviewed by ClareSep 2018

  • "Excellent location, very comfortable base, with loads of walks straight from the doorstep in beautiful scenery."

    It can be a little noisy at night from passing nighttime revellers but overall this did not detract too much from the holiday at all. We would return to this flat.

    Reviewed by AnnSep 2018

  • "One of the best rentals we have stayed in!"

    Location super, furniture and fittings of very good quality, very good lighting throughout, ( unusually in most lets and we stay in 4/5 a year)for anyone on a walking hol in this area ideal. Would recommend this let. Secure parking, ( tho next to commercial bins) this was not a problem.and entrance to property secure, ( 3 locked doors! ) Although on the second floor there are only two small flights of stairs, all in all an excellent property!

    Reviewed by AlanSep 2018

  • "The apartment is ideally situated, well equipped, clean & tidy."

    On departure we reported concerns with the plumbing as the toilet was very noisy, the bath taps tight and the shower rail a bit wobbly! We only got one set of keys (although when I asked on checking out, there was another set) which was a safety issue due to locks/access to the building. Not the prettiest entrance to a property (I wouldn't like to have been on my own on dark nights) and as long as you don't want a lie in (refuse trucks empty bins daily) it was a great apartment right in the centre of Keswick.

    Reviewed by DawnSep 2018

  • "The accommodation was in a fantastic place for restaurants, shops and the surrounding attractions."

    There is a cafe/pub opposite that was open til late and most nights people were very noisy and disturbed our sleep or relax time. The windows even closed did not keep the noise out. Maybe the windows need to be changed to eliminate any outside noises. The beds mattress and pillows were not what we are used to, my opinion is to have a firm mattress and pillows or a choice of soft or firm pillows.

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2018

  • "Lovely flat with everything we needed and close to everything in centre of Keswick"

    Reviewed by JuneJun 2018

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Summary

  • All second floor
  • 1 x king size
  • 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with electric word burner effect fire and dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washer / dryer, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in the rent
  • Travel cot available and booster seat for dining
  • 1 x Private parking space
  • No pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 1 min walk.

The property

This contemporary apartment is situated in the centre of Keswick close to the bustling market square, cinema and within walking distance of the shores of Derwentwater.  Siskin is reached via a shared entrance and is a second floor apartment.

Inside you will find a tastefully decorated, comfortable lounge diner with stove effect electric fire, well equipped kitchen. Master bedroom with king size bed, twin bedroom and family bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC.  The thriving market town of Keswick is host to a vast array of shops, pubs, restaurants and visitor attractions.  For those who are more energetic the foot of Skiddaw and Latrigg are within walking distance, there's nothing more satisfying then enjoying a challenging hike then admiring the beauty of the Lakes from up above on a mountain peak.  Perfectly situated for relaxation or adventure Siskin is a beautiful place for a break with family of friends at any time of the year.

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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