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Keswick, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972554)

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    • “Stunning apartment thats bright and spacious. Great location”
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    • “Stayed at Sky View and loved it. The central location was fantastic. I love to walk and walk I did. Hope Park, the Lake and Theater by the Lake were very short walks which enticed me to follow the path near the boat landing to Friars Crag (great views to Catbells, Maiden's Moor, etc.). Lovely walks around Derwent Water. The Keswick markets are just a moment away and restaurants and pubs everywhere. A late night market was open each night across the road which I found extremely convenient. From the lounge, the views across the roof tops out to Grisedale Pike and Whinlatter Forest are beautiful (even a very distant view of Bassenthwaite Lake). The apartment was very comfortable - felt at home. Everything is new. I noticed it was extremely quiet although right in the center of Keswick. The kitchen had everything I needed and the bedrooms were very cozy. Great place - will visit again....”

    Betty A, Ennerdale Bridge, United Kingdom, September 2014

    • “Loved it!”
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    • “Brilliant location. Everything you could possibly need provided. The apartment was clean, light and airy. The alleyway to the car park space was daunting at first sight but we have a small car (VW Polo) and had no trouble getting in and out. Occasionally we were blocked in by people parking on double yellow lines opposite the alleyway to pop to the Premier shop or collect a takeaway from the Indian restaurant opposite - it just meant we had to be a bit patient and wait. Would definitely book again.”

    MissingNZ97, August 2018

    • “Great location - very well equipped”
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    • “When we arrived the apartment wasn't quite ready so we were told we could park up in the allocated space & come back for the key. Honestly it did make me and my husband squirm a little bit as the outside of the property is not much to look at, its in a bit of a back alley which is a bit tatty looking. However on reflection the location was brilliant as we were so close to town but tucked away enough to feel secluded, also the car parking space was ace as our family members who were staying at another property had to find parking on the street which in Keswick on a Saturday is pretty much impossible. The apartment itself is lovely, modern wood flooring and neutral colours, plenty of space for 2, I'm not sure how 4 would fair though. Sadly when we arrived there were some cleaning issues. Some things were immaculate but it was like some bits had been completely forgotten, the floor looked like it had not been hoovered and as an obsessively clean freak I had to hoover it myself so I felt comfortable. Also some mugs and cups in the cupboard went straight into the dishwasher before we could use them. Another problem we had was the bed - the apartment gets very hot and the bed had one of those plastic base sheets and sleeping on it was so uncomfortably hot and sticky, the fitted sheet that we were actually laying on kept popping off in the night so some mornings we'd wake up laying directly on the plastic sheet, sweaty and sticky. The duvet also was far too thick for an apartment that got so hot. Some good points were that the apartment has a massive window in the living area which you can fully open and look at the beautiful scenery. The open plan kitchen and living area is great and I loved the breakfast bar. With just a few tweaks and a bit more attention to detail this apartment would be 5 star. We'd still return as you can't fault the location and generally it is a lovely place to stay.”

    Callum W, Haworth, United Kingdom, May 2016

    • “Perfect location”
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    • “Once we had got over the trauma of trying to access the property via a very narrow alley, we discovered a lovely, modern and well equipped apartment, perfectly located in Keswick centre. Everything was clean, bright and comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed, so there was no need to bring anything. There are two supermarkets a short walk away and a convenience shop just across the road. Only one word of warning, if you have a large car, access to the property is tight.”

    StAlbansFan, St. Albans, United Kingdom, May 2015

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    • “A great week in a great apartment in the best place in the world.”

    Mr Coombs, Portsmouth, November 2018

    • “Keswick is a great place to stay . The apartment was in the counter of town and yet was so quiet The surrounding hikes kept us very busy and was the perfect activity to keep teenagers engaged The apartment was homely , comfortable and so well equipped .”

    Mr Richardson, October 2018

    • “The shower was a bit intermittent until you got the hang of it. The driveway was indeed a challenge. We scraped the side of our car which now will need repaired can understand if this puts people off. Accommodation in a great place though. Towels and bedding beautifully clean. we enjoyed our stay very much other than damage to car.”

    Mrs Turner, Perth, July 2018

    • “It was a beautiful home with excellent facilities except one issue with the shower - the shower door did not fit and the shower pressure was poor. However, it exceeded our expectations with its kitchen, cleanliness, airiness, warmth and beautiful decor. Highly recommend with great staff! XXX OWNER RESPONSE XXX The owner is glad to hear that you felt their home was beautiful and would like to make you aware that they have now replaced the entire bathroom including a new shower with rain head and hope to see you in the future..”

    Mr Zavagno, Durham, June 2018

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

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The Property

This contemporary first floor apartment is centrally located in Keswick with roof top views to the fells and private parking it is the perfect base for couples or families looking to explore the Lake District.
Keswick is ideally based to enjoy the Lake District with easy access north to Penrith and Ullswater, south to Ambleside and Windermere and to the west is Cockermouth and the Solway Coast. The village has a bustling holiday atmosphere and boasts many facilities including a variety of shops, restaurants and bars along with tourist attractions for the whole family to enjoy when not out and about taking in the magnificent scenery that surrounds the village. The shores of Derwentwater are within walking distance; feed the ducks, hire a rowing boat, picnic in Hope Park or take a boat ride round the lake.
Sky View is a refurbished first floor apartment providing open plan, contemporary accommodation in the centre of Keswick, ideal for a family or two couples. Relax in the lounge with rooftop views to the fells towering over Keswick. Leave the car parked up in its private parking space, always an advantage in Keswick, and explore the town on foot.
The first floor apartment is heated by electric heaters and comprises:

Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area with roof top views to the fells, wall mounted TV, Blu-ray player, docking station and electric fire.
Kitchen includes electric cooker and hob, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave.
Double bedroom with wall mounted flat screen TV.
Twin bedroom with wall mounted flat screen TV.
Shower room with hand basin and WC.

All electric, bed linen and towels included.
Wi-Fi available.
Travel Cot and highchair on request.
Private parking for 1 small car. (you should note that entry to the car-park is down a narrow alley).
Lockable bike store.


All first floor. Two bedrooms. 1 x Double bedroom with TV, 1 x Twin bedroom with TV. Shower room with WC and Basin. Open living area with Kitchen, Dining and sitting area.


  • Electric Heating
  • Electric oven and Hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV, Blu-ray player, docking station and electric fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Electric included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Off road parking for 1 small car
  • .Note: Access to parking is through a narrow alley
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Supermarket 5 mins
  • Pub 5 mins
  • Derwentwater Lake 10 mins walk
  • Max 4 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:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas