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Greta Mill

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972402)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Review(s)

  • Alison

    “The house was clean and had everything we needed.”

    It is a great central location for a mixed age family gathering.

    It is a great central location for a mixed age family gathering.

    - Alison, April 2022

The property

Greta Mill is a stunning 4 bedroom luxury Lake District cottage with hot tub and views over the river to the fells beyond, ideally located in the heart of the popular town of Keswick.

To the rear of the cottage there is an enclosed courtyard with a Hot Tub for relaxation.

Greta Mill is a perfect base for families or groups of friends looking for relaxation after busy days out exploring the northern Lake District. The area is ideal for those looking to explore the northern Lake District.

The shores of Derwentwater are close by where a lovely day can be spent on board a launch cruising around the lake relaxing and taking in spectacular views whilst you sail.

Keswick has a wide variety of amenities including pubs serving fine food and real ales, restauarants, shops, museums, pretty parks a golf course and much more.

There is a whole host of walking opportunities from the doorstep including the nearby slopes of Skiddaw and Latrigg. Situated only a short stroll from the centre of Keswick, Greta Mill built circa 1850 is a late Georgian/Victorian town house which has been sympathetically renovated by the owners using their flare for design and now provides a base for large families or groups of friends looking for a luxurious and centrally based retreat from which to explore Keswick and the surrounding area.

Greta Mill boasts amazing views over the River Greta to Fitz Park and Skiddaw towering above. This centrally heated cottage comprises: Entrance hallway with timber flooring. Lounge/diner with timber flooring, log burner, TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi and a selection of local maps, walking, shopping and eating guides, DVDs and children&

39;s story books. Kitchen with cosy seating area and wood burning stove, central island, duel fuel range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. First floor Double bedroom with king size bed, wall mounted TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC Double bedroom with king size bed, TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC. Double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC. Twin bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC. Family bathroom with traditional roll top bath, hand basin, WC and washing machine. All, gas, electric, bed linen and towels included. Travel Cot and highchair available, Free Wi-Fi available. Z beds available for 2 extra children upon request . Private parking for up to 3 cars. Secure storage area suitable for storing outdoor equipment, boots and bikes. Access to a private paved courtyard with seating area.


  • Four bedrooms: 3 x double with en-suite shower room, wash basin and WC, 1 x twin bedroom with en-suite shower room, wash basin and WC
  • Family bathroom with free standing roll top bath, wash basin and WC
  • Living/dining room, breakfast kitchen.
  • Central heating and wood-burning stoves
  • Dual fuel range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV in living room and all bedrooms, DVD player, DVDs, books, maps, guides and tourist information, WiFi
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Travel Cot and highchair, Z beds for 2 children available
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed courtyard with patio and furniture, secure storage for bikes and outdoor gear, hot tub
  • Two dogs are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, restaurants and pubs 5 mins walk
  • Note: Check in time 4pm.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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