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Castle Lodge

Longthwaite near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 971683)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Maver

    “Fabulous cottage in a great location.”

    Full of character with 2 living spaces and great views.

    Full of character with 2 living spaces and great views.

    - Mr Maver, April 2021

The property

With Red Squirrels tapping at your door, Castle Lodge is a cosy, traditional cottage filled with character and charm situated in Borrowdale.

Situated just 6 six miles from Keswick, along Derwentwater, and just 2 miles away from England's highest mountain.

Inside, there is a living room with an array of comfortable sofas, a large flat screen TV and a lovely open fire, ideal for cosy family nights in.

The lounge has a light decor, with a deep purple chimney breast, decorated in attractive white flowers.

The property has been designed with many antique furnishings, giving the cottage its lovely countryside-feel.

There is an open-plan kitchen and dining area with seating for up to six people, as well as a woodburning stove.

Ideal to keep you warm in the chilly evenings.

Sit down and enjoy all this room has to offer with your home cooked meals and a refreshing beverage.

The kitchen has been renovated to accommodate contemporary fixtures and fittings and all the appliances you could need.

The property still retains its original stone steps, but has been covered with a brand new carpet for a comfortable living style.

Upstairs you will find three bedrooms: one king-size with an en-suite shower room, one double and one twin.

There is a separate bathroom with a bath and shower over, and a separate WC located opposite.

All bedrooms have luxurious, soft beds and a variety of antique furniture to house all your personal items.

And let's not forget about the two wonderful dressing tables and a Victorian feature fireplace.

This cottage has a wealth of character, and wonderful countryside views from your bedroom windows.

Outside has a small gravelled area with furniture provided.

Off-road parking is available for two cars.

Keswick is a wonderful location for your holiday, as it has a number of attractions, including Derwentwater, a lake bordered by fells and ancient woodlands.

It offers 5km footpaths and boating services.

Castlerigg Stone Circle is a circle of stones which was constructed as part of a megalithic tradition that lasted from 3,000 to 900 BC (Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Ages).

For a taste of history, why not visit Keswick Museum and Art Gallery?

It was reopened in 2014 after extensive refurbishment of its 1898 building.

It has a varied collection, featuring Keswick's landscapes, history and culture.

Hope Park is nearby with its manicured gardens, a stream, trails, picnic tables and mini golf, a wonderful day out for the whole family.

Castle Lodge is the ultimate location for friends and families to relax and unwind.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with an en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with basin and 1 x twin with basin
  • Bathroom with a bath and shower over and basin
  • Separate WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living room
  • Conservatory.
  • Woodburning stove, open fire
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and TV with Sky and WiFi, and Amazon Alexa
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Secure bike/canoe storage
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravelled garden area with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.8 miles and pub 0.5 miles away.

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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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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