Skiddaw View

Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972291)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher


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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Anne

    “A lovely place to stay aswell as great location.”

    - Anne, April 2022

The property

Skiddaw View is a duplex self catering apartment sleeping 4, situated in the centre of Keswick with beautiful views of the surrounding fells.

The property is located only a minutes walk from the town centre and five minutes from the shores of Derwentwater.

Ideal for couples and families, looking for a central base from which to explore. This lovely, well appointed apartment is situated only minutes from the centre of the popular Lake District town of Keswick which offers ample opportunity for gentle lake shore and low level walks to more strenuous day long hikes to the summits of Blencathra or Helvellyn. In fact you can park your car for the duration of your holiday and enjoy the many parks, gardens, museums, shops pubs and restaurants which the beautiful market town of Keswick has to offer. This duplex apartment with lift access to both floors, has been furnished and equipped to a high standard.

Towering above the windows and roof tops of surrounding properties it boasts fantastic views of Latrigg and the Skiddaw range to Bassenthwaite in the distance. The gas centrally heated apartment with stairs or lift access to both floors comprises: Double bedroom with co-ordinated linen, scatter cushions, throw and TV.

Twin bedroom with beds that can be zipped together to create a double bed (please request at the time of booking). Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. Sitting / reading room over looking the church, with easy chairs and a selection of books. Open plan lounge/diner with TV, CD/radio player and magnificent views over the rooftops to the surrounding fells. Luxurious kitchen area with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge and freezer. All gas, electric and bed linen included. Towels are NOT provided. Private parking for one car, plus on street parking. Sorry no cot or highchair available.


  • A duplex apartment, the accommodation is over two floors
  • 1 x double bedroom and 1 x 2' 6 twin bedroom that can be made into a king size bed (please request at time of booking) sharing a bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin and WC. Stylish open plan lounge/diner
  • Reading/Sitting Room
  • Modern kitchen
  • Car parking space for 1 car.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD, Radio, washer/dryer
  • Lift
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen incl in the rent
  • Towels are NOT provided
  • Private parking for one car
  • Sorry, NO pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 3 mins walk
  • Sorry NO cot or highchair available
  • Please note: Windows are large full length sash windows

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.