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Matterdale, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972338)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Miss Harelle

    “We had a brilliant time at the Beckwood cottage.”

    Very spacious and comfortable. The facilities are amazing and so is the view. A great place for a relaxing stay.

    Very spacious and comfortable. The facilities are amazing and so is the view. A great place for a relaxing stay. Would recommend!

    - Miss Harelle, October 2020

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The property

Beckwood is a charming attached barn conversion near Keswick and Ullswater in the Lake District.

This beautiful stone-built barn has been modernised throughout and enjoys stunning views of Blencathra and the Dodds.

The cottage is large enough for a group or an extended family.

On the ground floor is a large, modern kitchen with a range cooker and Belfast pot sink.

The kitchen gives way to a large conservatory diner with floor to ceiling windows, where guests can enjoy spectacular views of the fell as they dine or socialise .

The downstairs flooring is a mix of slate and polished oak, both with underfloor heating throughout.

There is also a large lounge with sofas, recessed lighting, flatscreen TV, a beamed ceiling, a wood burner and beautiful garden views.

There is a double bedroom on the ground floor as well as a cloakroom with WC, utility room with washer/dryer and porch.

Upstairs you’ll find a master bedroom with a super king size bed, balcony, dressing room and en suite, as well as two twin bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom with a roll top bath and walk-in shower.

The semi-enclosed back garden backs on to open pastures where sheep or ponies may wander.

The garden is made up of a lawn with borders and also features a covered patio area with garden furniture and exceptional views.

To the front of the property is a private driveway with room for three vehicles.The cottage is a fifteen-minute drive from either the market town of Keswick, where you'll find many shops, pubs and restaurant, as well as Derwentwater or Glen Ridding on the banks of Ullswater with it's steam boats, sailing, and many famous walks including the Helvelyn horseshoe .

Beckwood is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Lake District and for enjoying quality time with family and friends in comfortable surroundings.


  • Four bedrooms: Ground floor 1 x double
  • First floor 1 x master double with superking size bed, TV, en-suite shower, basin and WC, balcony and dressing room, 2 x twin bedrooms
  • Family bathroom with roll top bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan kitchen/diner with seating for eight
  • Lounge with TV, wood burner
  • Utility Room.
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric rangemaster oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, Belfast pot sink, washer/dryer, dishwasher, flatscreen TV with Freeview, CD/DVD Player WiFi
  • Electric inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Dogs welcome
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Sorry, No smoking
  • Enclosed field for dogs running free
  • Cycling trails on the doorstep, hiking trails nearby
  • NB: This property is adjoined to other cottages in this barn conversion which can be booked
  • Property reference: 972337

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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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season

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