This picture-postcard cottage is the ideal blend of period charm and contemporary style.
Nestled at the foot of the magnificent fells just 4 miles from Keswick, it's the ideal romantic getaway for a couple.
At one end of a row of typically pretty Cumbrian cottages, Nightingale Cottage is the perfect base for exploring everything that this wonderful region has to offer, whatever the time of year.
Step in through the front door and you're in a cosy open plan living area with access to the fully equipped modern kitchen.
There's a wood burning stove and a comfy sofa to curl up on that's the perfect romantic spot on a chilly evening.
Upstairs there's a charming bedroom with exposed beams and a modern shower room with a wash basin and WC, plus a heated towel rail for cosy comfort.
The pretty garden is laid to lawn and gravel and there are exceptional views over Blencathra and towards St Johns in the Vale.
This is the perfect spot for enjoying a glass of wine or a local ale and watching one of the spectacular sunsets the Lake District is famed for.
Nightingale Cottage also has off road parking for 1 car.
Threlkeld is a delightful Cumbrian village with a traditional village shop, post office and choice of two welcoming pubs both providing delicious food.
The vibrant town of Keswick is just 4 miles away - enjoy an evening at the Theatre by the Lake or take a Derwentwater cruise.
Keswick is packed with visitor attractions, bars, cafes, shops and restaurants, and the historic and lively market town of Penrith is just 15 miles away with its cinema and swimming pool.
Ullswater, the most romantic of the lakes, is easily accessible and for a special occasion, why not book a meal at the renowned Sharrow Bay Hotel, home of the sticky toffee pudding
If you want to experience the South Lakes, take a drive over the scenic Kirkstone Pass towards Ambleside and Lake Windermere.
Petrolheads will love the Lake District motor museum with its superb collection of vintage and classic cars, while the award-winning Aquarium of the Lakes and animal park will appeal to all ages.
Head north from Threlkeld and visit the Cumbrian capital Carlisle with its historic castle and cathedral plus modern shopping centre, all a stone's throw from Hadrian's Wall.
With so much to explore right on the doorstep, Nightingale Cottage in Threlkeld is the ideal location for a romantic break at any time of the year.
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.