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Skiddaw Heights

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972678)

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    • “We stayed here last year and were very disappointed to find it not available for the sme week this year”
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    • “Lovely house, loads of room for a big family, warm, use of the garage for our bikes canoes was a real bonus. Quite tough cycle up hill from Keswick gave us all good workouts.”

    Noeldragon, Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 2018

    • “what a fabulous place, the views were spectacular and a great location to get out and about. We were short of nothing... dishwasher tablets, kitchen cloths, washing capsules, coffee capsules, hand held blender, cake tin. Truly amazing. What a delightful accommodation , plenty of space to move about and find your own quiet spot. Only drawback the drive is a little steep. Can’t wait to come back”

    Ms Dinsdale, Warrington, September 2018

    • “First impressions were good, very spacious and well equipped kitchen. After a few days noticed how dirty the house was, carpets are filthy and really need a good clean. The TV unit had obviously been dusted at the front but you could write your name in the dust at the back and nothing had been lifted to clean underneath also the wires behind are unsightly and quite dangerous for a toddler, the bedrooms were just as bad especially the master bedroom. Because the bed in the second double room was so creaky and the duvet lumpy we slept in the single room next door the next night and after the storm on Wednesday night I woke to find my duvet covered in tree bits that had somehow blown through the velux window onto my bed, the window does not fit well and it is quite noisy once the traffic starts on the main road. It is a shame because it is a very good sized house with lovely views and could be really special with a little TLC and updating but for the money we expected something in much better condition.”

    Mr Johns, Bury St Edmunds, June 2018

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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The Property

Skiddaw Heights is a fantastic holiday home, situated in a delightful elevated area of Keswick. The views from the property are beautiful, sit back, relax and admire the scenery. We are absolutely sure you will have a very memorable family holiday at this Cumbrian holiday Cottage.
Keswick on Derwentwater is a delightful market town in the northern Lake District. The shores of the lake are a level stroll from the town centre, many hours can be spent on or around the lake you may choose to hire a rowing boat, relax on a lake cruise, sit on the shores with a picnic, paddle or walk the perimeter, the options are endless. Keswick town centre is a hive of activity there are numerous visitor attractions suitable for all generations of families, boutique shops, quaint cafes, pubs, museums a cinema and beautiful parks offering, tennis, golf, childrens play areas and more. The Jaws of Borrowdale Valley can be accessed on foot directly from the town where low level walks, stunning scenery and for the more energetic challenging peaks and paths are waiting to be explored.
Skiddaw Heights is a stunning detached home which has been thoughtfully designed and equipped, it is elegantly decorated and furnished throughout and sure to appeal to families looking for a luxurious and spacious base from which to explore. Situated in a quiet, elevated cul-de-sac on the outskirts of town.
This delightful detached home has gas central heating and comprises:

Modern lounge with patio doors opening out into the garden, the panoramic views from which are stunning. Cast iron log effect fire, TV, DVD player, CD player, Wii play station and a selection of family games.
Breakfast/kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Krups coffee machine and access to Netflix TV.
Formal dining area with patio doors giving views over Keswick towards the Lakeland fells.
Utility room with washing machine and Tumble Dryer.
Twin bedroom.
Shower room with hand basin and WC
First floor: Master bedroom with Juliette balcony from which stunning panoramic views towards the town, Bassenthwaite and the fells can be admired, king size bed and en-suite bathroom with bath, hand basin and WC.
Double bedroom with king size bed and cot.
Twin bedroom.
Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
All electric, bed linen and towels included.
Free Wi-Fi available.
Complimentary entrance to Keswick Leisure Pool.
Cot, travel cot and highchair available.
Private parking for 4 cars.
Private rear garden with garden furniture.
Garage to store bikes.
Please note the property is built into a slope and there are drops within the grounds.


Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin. 1 x first floor master featuring Juliet balcony with panoramic view, king size bed, and en-suite bathroom with bath, hand basin, and WC. 1 x double with king size bed and cot. 1 x twin. Shower room on ground floor with basin and WC. Bathroom on first floor, with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Lounge. Kitchen. Formal dining area, with patio doors. Utility room with tumble dryer and washing machine.


  • Gas central heating
  • Cast iron log effect fire in lounge
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Krups coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, free Wi-Fi, access to Netflix
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, travel cot, and highchair available
  • Private parking sufficient for four cars
  • Double garage to store bikes
  • Private rear garden with patio and garden furniture
  • Complimentary entrance to Keswick Leisure Pool
  • Spa Treatments available within the property (to be booked in advance)
  • Shop and pub 15 minute walk
  • Note: Max 8 adults.

Regional Information

KESWICK 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:

  • Off-season
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.