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Nightingale Cottage

Threlkeld, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972507)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
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  • “Lovely cosy little cottage.”

    Fantastic views. Great communication from owners. Had everything we needed for a comfortable holiday.

    Fantastic views. Great communication from owners. Had everything we needed for a comfortable holiday.

    - Miss Davies, October 2021

The property

Nightingale Cottage is a traditional cosy Cumbrian cottage located in the village of Threlkeld, only four miles from Keswick.

A perfect base for a romantic Lake District cottage break at any time of year. Threlkeld nestles below Blencathra in the northern lakes and boasts superb views of the surrounding fells and towards St Johns in the Vale.

The village has an excellent pub, wonderful restaurant, coffee shop and post office, other facilities can be found 4 miles away in the popular Lakeland town of Keswick with numerous shops, restaurants, bars and attractions and access to Derwentwater, where you can enjoy a boat ride around the Lake.

The historic market town of Penrith is 15 minutes drive east along the A66, which also has easy access to Ullswater where walking and water sports can be enjoyed. Nightingale Cottage is a cosy, characterful, beamed terraced cottage, with beautiful views from the lawned garden at the rear of the property to the surrounding fells.

This cottage is an ideal base for those who enjoy a romantic night in cuddled up in front of the wood burning stove or those wanting to explore the northern Lakes. The gas centrally heated cottage comprises: Beamed L-shaped lounge/kitchen/diner.

Lounge with TV, DVD player and wood burning stove. Kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer and fridge with ice box. First floor: Beamed double bedroom. Shower room with hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. All gas, electric, towels and bed linen included. Private parking for 1 car. Garden with lawn and gravelled area and summerhouse. Wi-Fi available.

Initial supply of logs provided NOTE: Children are not accepted at this property and the rear garden is not completely enclosed


  • One bedroom: 1 x double bedroom
  • 1 shower room with wash basin, WC and heated towel rail
  • Open plan living, dining and kitchen.
  • Gas central heating plus wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge with ice box, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Sorry, no cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car adjacent to the rear of the cottage
  • Summerhouse
  • Private lawned garden adjacent to the rear of the house
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops 4 miles and pub 5 mins walk
  • Keswick 4 miles
  • Initial supply of logs provided. N.B
  • Rear garden is not completely enclosed and is accessed over a track to the rear of the house
  • No children.

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