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Cragside Cottage

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972545)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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17 Customer Review(s)

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    “Relaxing , 5 star cottage.”

    Surroundings beautiful. Views spectacular. Host welcoming. Cottage is stunning. Highly recommended

    Surroundings beautiful. Views spectacular. Host welcoming. Cottage is stunning. Highly recommended

    - Mrs Schofield, May 2019

The property

Cragside Cottage is a stunning, luxury Lake District cottage which has been lovingly furnished and equipped to the very highest of standards.

Set within stunning grounds and nestled at the foot of Skiddaw it is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists or for those who simply want to get away from it all and relax in the beautiful surroundings which the Lake District offers. Breathtaking scenery surrounds you at Cragside Cottage, as the name suggests Underskiddaw is located at the foot of Skiddaw the Lake Districts third highest peak, located away from the hustle and bustle of Keswick but with all the facilities of the town on hand, it is an ideal place to relax, unwind and enjoy the most breathtaking scenery which surrounds you.

Catbells, Grisedale Pike, the Borrowdale Valley and Barrow can be seen from the front of the cottage and to the rear there are 2 acres of mature gardens giving access to a bridleway which leads onto the lower slopes of Skiddaw. A warm welcome awaits you at Cragside Cottage, the owners who live next door are experienced fell walkers and are very happy to offer advise and share their knowledge of the local area. This ground floor cottage has luxurious oak flooring and underfloor heating throughout and comprises:- Lounge/diner with wall mounted electric flame effect fire, sky TV, DVD and CD radio with iPod docking station.

The main feature of this area is the picture window and French doors leading out onto a Lakeland stone patio. Luxurious kitchen with electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room with fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, sink, ceiling clothes dryer and safety deposit box. Master bedroom with zip and link super king size bed (which can upon request be converted into twin beds ) and wall mounted TV with freeview.

En-suite shower room with fully tiled floor and walls, walk in shower, WC, vanity unit with wash hand basin and wall mounted heated towel rail. All electric, bed linen and towels provided. Private parking. Extensive gardens with numerous seating areas and mature glorious shrubs, plants and flowers. Free Wi-Fi available. Shed for storing mountain bikes, outdoor gear and walking boots and hose to wash down muddy equipment.


All ground floor.  1 bedroom: 1 x super king size (which can be converted into twin beds) en-suite shower room, basin and WC.  Open plan Sitting room with electric fire, kitchen and dining area.  Utility room. 


  • Under floor heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave and dishwasher
  • fridge/freezer, washer dryer, clothes dryer, safety deposit box., Sky TV, DVD player, CD radio, iPod docking station, Wi-Fi.  Fuel and power incl
  • in rent.  Bed linen and towels inc.  In rent.  Sorry no pets and No smoking.  Off road parking for 2 cars.  Extensive enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture.  Secure storage for Mountain bikes and outdoor equipment.  Shops and pubs 2 miles.

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas
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