Keswick & District, Cumbria & Lake District
Property Ref: 3745403 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2

In a Nutshell

  • Two bathrooms
  • Shared Garden
  • Private parking
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Budget cottage


Conveniently located to explore Cumbria this 2 bedroom cottage is in an area of peace and tranquillity close to Keswick and Lake Ullswater, the perfect getaway from it all destination yet within easy reach of Penrith, Hadrian's Wall, the Eden Valley and the Yorkshire Dales.

The hamlet of Mosedale is located 3.5 miles north of the A66, Penrith to Keswick road and within 20 minutes drive of the M6 making this an ideal base from which to tour the whole of Cumbria. Located at the foot of Carrock Fell, walks can be taken from the door over the ‘Back o Skidda’ or if this sounds too energetic the beautiful Eden Valley is a short drive away with flat rolling countryside, perfect for enjoying a bike ride. Easy access to the motorway means days out can be enjoyed on the Solway Coast, Hadrian’s Wall, Eden Valley, Yorkshire Dales, the Pennines and Lancashire.

The traditional stone built farmhouse dates back to 1860 overlooking the River Caldew. Set around the courtyard the outbuildings have been converted to provide accommodation for those looking for a holiday in an area of peace and tranquillity, yet within easy reach of local attractions in Keswick and Penrith. Nestled under Carrock fell, the cottages enjoy views across the river and Mosedale Valley and are surrounded by 4 acres of paddocks and gardens with summerhouse, picnic table and BBQ. Guests, on request, can hire the Courtyard Bedroom which is a ground floor twin bedroom with en-suite shower room with hand basin and WC. This bedroom is equipped with wide door for wheel chair access and has grab rails in the bathroom and is ideal for families requiring additional room or require a ground floor bedroom. (Please check availability of this room prior to making a booking).

Converted from the original farm outbuilding the cottage is accessed from the courtyard, is heated by night storage heaters and comprises:

  • Lounge with living flame gas stove, Sky digital TV, DVD player and beautiful views across the garden towards Bowscale Fells.

  • Dining/kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave.

  • First floor: Double bedroom with shower cubicle and hand basin.

  • Bunk bedroom.

  • Bathroom with hand basin and WC.

  • All gas, electric, bed linen and towels provided.

  • Cot and highchair available.

  • Ample private parking.

  • Shared use of the courtyard laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer and gardens with summerhouse, picnic table and BBQ.

PLEASE NOTE There is no mobile signal in the cottage, guests therefore have use of a shared payphone. There is a charge of £10 to hire a cot per week there is a charge of £5 to hire a highchair per week. Spa Treatments in the comfort of your holiday cottage can be added to your holiday reservation. To ensure these are available for your holiday, these must be booked and paid in advance.



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