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Thirty Blencathra Street

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Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a perfect house, really homely with beautiful quality furnishings and equipped to a very high standard."

    The view and sunsets from the picture lounge window are stunning. We were a group of eight adults and there was plenty room to dine and socialise together. Communication from the owner was excellent too and we were made to feel so welcome. There are some beautiful personal touches including information upon the history of the house in a really helpful information file. In terms of location, it is perfect for a very short walk into Keswick. We were always able to find a parking spot close by too. We would stay again in a heartbeat!

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jul 2024

  • "The property was lovely but does need some decorating as looks a bit tired ..."

    The property was lovely but does need some decorating as looks a bit tired especially in the bathrooms as there is a lot of mold in the sealant especially around the shower trays

    Thank you for your feedback. We take all comments on board, and will be looked into. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Property Owner

    Reviewed by David3.8Jun 2024

  • "Beds and bedding require a serious upgrade - all pillows at end of life - stuffing is all in balls within the main bag - have been washed too often and mattress covers missing and mattresses baubled and uncomfy."

    The dishwasher didn' t actually clean anything and we had to rewash by hand and then not use - the utility cupboard with the w/m and tumble dryer was very unclean / hadn't been cleaned for some time - again we didn't use as the dryer is too high to reach ... the bathrooms ' grouting all very grubby around showers and baths - also the skirting boards were very dusty .

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We take all comments on board, and will be passed on to the relevant teams. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gwen2.8May 2024

  • "Lovely property, second time we have stayed here."

    Owner should know that one of the garden benches was rotten in one corner and broken, a liability waiting to happen also, two of the double beds only had mattress protectors on one half of the bed. None of these issues spoiled our visit and we would recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by John4.4May 2024

  • "Great property in a great location."

    Three generations and two dogs had a fantastic time. No concern parking three cars close to the property and the small back yard is a real trap.

    Reviewed by Charlie5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely Christmas stay."

    Cosy and comfy. Great location, Keswick town 5 minute walk.

    Reviewed by Jo4.7Dec 2023

  • "Beautiful house, well equipt."

    Extreemly comfortable beds. Excellent location within 5 min walk to keswick bars, restaurants and shops. Very good base for exploring the lake district using cheap regular bus route. No problem getting 2 cars parked in street outside house. Owner Sheryl was welcoming and very helpful Will definitely book again

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Nov 2023

  • "Only one point, the bins were full out the back, other than that we had a wonderful stay and throughly enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Oct 2023

  • "Had an issue with one of the showers not draining away properly and it leaked onto kitchen ceiling, but there were two other showers to use and did not spoil our holiday in any way."

    Had a lovely stay at this holiday home.

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Sep 2023

  • "Excellent house in Keswick."

    Very clean and all home comforts. Great position. Downstairs bedroom would benefit from blinds maybe but loved view from living room. Radio didn’t work in kitchen

    Thank you for your comments, we are pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the property to be clean and well positioned. We take your suggestion on board, and thank you for letting us know about the radio. We hope to welcome you again. The Lakelovers Owner Relations Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mi3.8Jun 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 30 Blencathra."

    The house was lovely and the kitchen was very well equipped. The house is in a great location, very handy for Fitz Park.

    Thank you for your kind comments, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Apr 2023

  • "We (7 adults and 2 dogs) stayed for 5 nights over NYE and had a lovely time!"

    The house is beautiful and so thoughtfully done, everything was perfect! I was a little worried about finding parking given that the house doesnt have a driveway but the on street parking is plenty and we didn't struggle at all.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Dec 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at 30 Blencathra Street."

    The owner Sheryl contacted us before travelling to ensure we had all we needed. The house is beautiful, very clean and extremely comfortable, the cooking/serving eating and drinking facilities are plentiful and perfect. We wanted for nothing at all. We were greeted by a beautiful Christmas hamper which was a lovely surprise and definitely very welcoming. We would definitely recommend this cottage to families or groups of friends.

    Reviewed by Liz5.0Dec 2022

  • "Really beautiful property that has been well thought out and renovated in a sympathetic tasteful way ."

    It worked perfectly for us with 6 adults and one 12 year old and was great being so close to Keswick Town. Plenty of hot water for the rain showers and deep luxury bath. Bedding and mattresses of good quality . Well equipped kitchen making cooking a pleasure with the top notch appliances. Great views too. We wanted to book for Christmas 2023 but was a bit too high for us compared to others but no doubt will return one day.

    Reviewed by Hazel5.0Oct 2022

  • "The house was dusty, shower seals were dirty and mouldy, high chair filthy, spot lights hanging down in bathroom, bedding didn’t fit, sheets came off all beds every night, pillows very uncomfortable, fire in sitting room needs sweeping - smoked terribly, dishwasher seals broken and so dishwasher leaks."

    Great shame as house has huge potential but for the cost for a week it would have been nice to have been clean, bedding fitted etc.

    Reviewed by Jennie2.8Oct 2022

  • "We had a really lovely stay at Thirty Blencathra Street."

    There were five of us (plus dog) and we found the facilities were ideal: plenty of bathrooms, comfy bedrooms and lots of plates, glasses, mugs, etc. The dining space was great for sociable meals and the lovely kitchen was well equipped for cooking - as well as being light and airy. We loved the upstairs living room with its plentiful sofas and chairs, and amazing views of Skiddaw and Latrigg (both of which were scaled by various members of our group!) We also appreciated the heating - was chilly outside, even in September! The whole house has been renovated really well while also keeping its character. The location was perfect for us: we parked the cars and didn't use them again as there are so many walks from the doorstep plus all the shops, cafes and restaurants in Keswick itself. One of my favourite features was being able to pop out to the ice-cream parlour after dinner! Must also say how helpful Sheryl (the owner) was - great communication and made us feel welcome and that we could report any issues easily. Very much hope to come back soon!

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Sep 2022

  • "Loved it! Very comfortable, very clean."

    Kitchen well supplied with utensils, crockery etc. Largest set of games I've seen in a holiday home, and good set of books. Clearly a lot of thought and care put into preparing the home. Minor maintenance points - radiator in the bathroom (the one with bath and shower) was leaking very slightly near the thermostatic valve - A ceiling recessed lamp at the very top of the stairs was faulty (flashing) - Shower in main bathroom wasn't draining very well. But these were very minor issues - it's a great house!

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2022

  • "What a fantastic house it had everything you could wish for and more the beds ..."

    What a fantastic house it had everything you could wish for and more the beds where fantastic cooking facilities were great we didn't want to come home the owners should be very proud

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful and well thought out cottage in an excellent location in the centre of Keswick."

    The owners have thought of absolutely everything to ensure a comfortable stay and we really appreciated the lovely welcome basket.

    Reviewed by Kate5.0Dec 2021

  • "This is the best equipped holiday home I have been to."

    I would highly recommend it. Beautiful large rooms and the kitchen and dining area were fantastic.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Oct 2021

  • "The house is very well equipped and extremely comfortable with lovely large rooms, many with views towards Skiddaw."

    The location is perfect, with easy access on foot to Keswick and a huge number of beautiful walks - you don’t need to use a car. We would definitely recommend this house.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2021

  • "The description was accurate, however the reality of having the living on the 1st floor with two bathrooms next to each other on a corridor but no downstairs toilet with a kitchen/dining & bedroom didn’t work for us as a family of 5 with a dog."

    The decor was lovely, everywhere was really clean, and the quality of the bedding/pillows/mattresses was great. The many games was really appreciated and the TV package with really good wifi was a hit with the kids!!!

    Reviewed by Carrie4.7Jun 2021

  • "The house is in a perfect location, the kitchen well equipped, dog crate was very useful."

    The house was warm, plenty of hot water, comfortable beds etc. Blankets, x box and selection of board games was a very welcome addition.

    Ms BensonOct 2019

  • "Great location, plenty of space."

    The cleanest carpets we have ever had in a holiday property which was lovely as a fan of yoga!!!

    Mrs AmitranoAug 2019

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • ***Please note that during the months of June, July and August, this property welcomes 7-night stays starting from a Friday only.***
  • Set over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 3 x super king-size (one zip/link to the ground floor and one with en-suite shower room with basin and WC), 1 x double with Smart TV & Xbox
  • 2 x bathrooms to first floor: 1 with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • 1 with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Dining room with woodburning stove.
  • Gas central heating with 2 woodburning stoves
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Sky Movies, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Garage storage for bikes and outdoor gear
  • Small enclosed courtyard with patio
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Two dog crates available
  • On street parking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 min walk
  • Shop 2 min
  • Please note that during the months of June, July and August, this property welcomes 7-night stays starting from a Friday only

The property

Thirty Blencathra Street is a traditional Victorian terrace located only a stone's throw from the bustling streets of Keswick's town centre.

The owner’s attention to detail and quality is evident throughout, and it makes the perfect base for getaways with family and friends.

Through the front door is a small porch with storage for walking boots and coats.

Beyond an original glazed door is the hall leading to the open plan dining room, a beautiful room featuring a large specially commissioned solid wood dining table with long benches; perfect for a big group breakfast or dinner.

With a wood burner sat in a lovely exposed brick and Lakeland slate surround it also makes a great space to spend the evenings together.

A French door onto the courtyard garden opens up the living space when the weather permits.

To the rear of the property is a well-equipped kitchen with luxury stone effect floors and washed wood counter tops, including a full complement of integrated, you have all you need to cook up a feast in a spacious environment.

A small breakfast bar is built in at the end of the work units which would make a great place for a breakfast buffet or a sociable glass of wine whilst preparing meals.

There is a small enclosed courtyard garden accessible both from the kitchen and dining room with outdoor seating and a small garage with secure, lockable storage for bikes and other outdoor equipment.

There are also washing facilities for muddy paws, bikes and boots in the garage. A lovely light and airy bedroom is situated on the ground floor with a period feature fireplace which can be set as a twin or super king-size bed.

Upstairs to the first floor are 2 shared bathrooms.

One has a large shower with basin and WC.

The other a freestanding contemporary bath, double shower, basin and WC.

A small first floor utility room houses the washing machine and tumble dryer, tucked out of the way to avoid any noise. Still on the first floor but up 4 steps from the landing is bedroom two with zip and link beds providing twin flexibility or a spacious super king size double.

On this floor you will also find the light and spacious living room situated at the front of the house to take advantage of the spectacular views of Skiddaw and the surrounding fells.

On the top floor there is one double bedroom featuring a large double bed and a beautiful suite with en-suite shower room.

This lovely room has two windows and enjoys fabulous views of Skiddaw.

A sofa-bed and seating area with a smart TV and an Xbox 360, makes the room very comfortable, and a fabulous space to get away from it all; ideal for children and teenagers. Still on the top floor is bedroom 4 with zip and link beds providing twin flexibility or a spacious super king size double. Keswick is one of the Lake District's most popular destinations.

This friendly town hosts the very popular twice weekly market that has recently won the coveted “Best Outdoor Market” in the Great British Market Awards.

The town also offers a fantastic array of shops offering everything from craft bakeries and local produce, antiques, crafts and much, much more.

If you are looking for somewhere to eat and drink, a week just won't be long enough to sample the great range of pubs, restaurants, bistros, cafes and wine bars!

For a great evening out why not visit the 100-year-old Alhambra offering first class cinema entertainment in traditional surroundings or enjoy an evening at “the most beautiful and friendly theatre in Britain”, the 400 seat Theatre By The Lake on the shores of Derwentwater.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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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Please note this property has 3 zip link beds. These will be made as a twin by default. Please contact the call center should you wish it to be a super king.

Please note that during the months of June, July and August, this property welcomes 7-night stays starting from a Friday only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter