This delightfully detached townhouse is situated in an elevated, peaceful cul-de-sac, just on the outskirts of Keswick.
With stunning views of the Lake District, Skiddaw Heights is ideal for large families looking for a quiet retreat among the fells and fens of Cumbria.
On the ground floor is a well-equipped kitchen where you can cook using fresh produce from the local town of Keswick, enjoying your meal in the formal dining area with views over the lake, before relaxing in front of the log effect cast iron fire in the lounge.
With one bedroom and a family shower room downstairs, the remaining three bedrooms (one with en-suite and a balcony) are on the first floor, along with another family bathroom.
At the back of the house, you’ll find a private garden, with a patio leading into the dining area and a panoramic view over Keswick and Derwentwater.
With comfortable garden furniture provided, it's a fine place to wind down after a long day walking around the Cumbrian hills.
A short walk downhill takes you to the charming town of Keswick, nestled on the shores of Derwentwater, one of the Lake District’s most enchanting waters, where you can take a lake cruise or picnic on the shore.
Keswick town centre hosts a number of visitor attractions, including parks, museums, boutique shops, a cinema, pubs, and quaint cafes.
Keswick is situated between two of the Lake District’s most popular lakes – Bassenthwaite and Derwentwater – and surrounded by fells and hills that make it an ideal spot for a walking trip, where you can soak in the stunning natural beauty for which the area is renowned.
You can also take a short drive to the Norman market town of Cockermouth and visit the Wordsworth museum for a day of history and culture.
Ideally positioned for a peaceful, relaxing holiday in one of the most beautiful natural spots in the country, Skiddaw Heights makes for an excellent retreat at any time of the year.
Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin. 1 x first floor master featuring Juliet balcony with panoramic view, king size bed, and en-suite bathroom with bath, hand basin, and WC. 1 x double with king size bed and cot. 1 x twin. Shower room on ground floor with basin and WC. Bathroom on first floor, with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Lounge. Kitchen. Formal dining area, with patio doors. Utility room with tumble dryer and washing machine.
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.