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Jacky Garth Cottage

Threlkeld near Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1094516)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Graham

    “Cottage was ideal for our holiday, it had a good enclosed garden for the dog to go out, the kitchen and other rooms were adequate for what we required and there was a 6 mile walk into Keswick, big downside for us was the small bathroom where the hot water was not enough for a bath, the shower was adequate but tight, overall would be happy to stay again.”

    - Graham, June 2022

The property

Keswick 4.5 miles.

This lovely, semi-detached holiday home, Jacky Garth Cottage, is located in the picturesque village of Threlkeld near Keswick in Cumbria.

This house is among the oldest in Threlkeld and boasts original features peppered throughout the dwelling, making it ideal a charming retreat for a family's break in the Lake District.

When you arrive at the property, you will be met not only with a pleasant, white-washed exterior, but also by a convenient, off-road parking area, allowing for simple unloading of your belongings your home-away-from-home.

Inside, you'll discover a quaint living/dining area with exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace beholding a woodburning stove, creating a delightful spot where you can rest after an eventful day in front of the TV.

Move on to the welcoming galley kitchen, where a rustic wooden column takes centre stage and an assortment of wooden-topped cupboards house abundant appliances to satisfy any aspiring chef!

Bring out the foldable dining table once dinner is ready and have a delicious meal with your family; perhaps you'd also like pour a bottle of bubbly and toast to this fantastic escape?

Make your way upstairs, as the day fades to night, to find two wonderful bedrooms, one a twin with views of Blencathra, and the other a fabulous king-size.

In the morning, prepare for the day ahead in the ground-floor bathroom, which features a bath with a shower above it.

For those evenings when you desire a dinner out, Threlkeld is served by two welcoming pubs; the village also backs onto the picturesque Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path, as well as the interesting Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum and the Keswick Golf Club.

Travel a short distance to Keswick, where you'll find all of your necessities in one location, as well as access to Derwentwater and its selection of watersports, Hope Park's magnificently maintained gardens, and the renowned Museums of Derwent Pencil and Keswick.

Visit Bassenthwaite Lake for a day out with a difference, the lake is a National Nature Reserve surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Dodd Wood, along with the famed Lake District Wildlife Park, and the renowned mountain of Skiddaw.  Visits to Ullswater and Lake Windermere, with their neighbouring towns and villages offering even more activities, are definitely recommended; or perhaps a day out in the historic town of Cockermouth is more your style?

Choose Jacky Garth Cottage for your next Lake District break!


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power inc. in rent
  • Welcome Pack Provided
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Hairdryer
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio, gravelled area and furniture
  • Three well-behaved dogs or cats welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pubs 0.3 miles
  • Note: Due to the age of the cottage, the doorways are low, please mind your head
  • Please Note: Logs are not provided but can be purchased locally.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas