STUNNING LAKELAND COTTAGE NEAR KESWICK - SUPERB VIEWS ** 4 STAR

Mrs Jenny Clark

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STUNNING LAKELAND COTTAGE NEAR KESWICK - SUPERB VIEWS ** 4 STAR

Braithwaite Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Spacious 3 bedrooms can accommodate from only 2 persons max 6

Barn House is an attractive self catering cottage located in the centre of the Lake District village of Braithwaite, two miles from the picturesque market town of Keswick on Derwentwater. If you are a keen walker we have some of the easiest walks to the most challenging walks such as the Coledale Horseshoe , starting right from the doorstep.

The property has an open log fire for those cold winter evenings and also the added benefit of gas central heating. Leather Sofa and chair and large 3 seater sofa. There is a TV and DVD Player with freeview and now we can also offer WIFI due to customer demand, so you can stay in touch with the office if required.

All 3 bedrooms have been decorated and furnished to a high standard, the master bedroom has a Tv/DvD player . The kitchen again has all mod cons and is a very spacious dining area.

Barn House is an attractive self catering cottage located in the centre of the Lake District village of Braithwaite, two miles from the picturesque market town of Keswick on Derwentwater.

The property consists of three bedrooms (two doubles and one twin), a bathroom with seperate bath and power shower, wc and basin. Downstairs there is a large lounge with an open log fire , TV/DVD and CD player, with a seperate dining area, The kitchen is equipped with all todays requirements, dishwasher /washer/dryer and microwave , fridge/freezer utility area. The cottage has a patio with outside seating and private parking for 2 small cars or ample street parking nearby .

The lounge features many of the old barns characteristics, from oak beams to the stone open fireplace . There is a formal dining area, spacious kitchen and three good sized bedrooms - two doubles and a twin room - comfortably sleeping from two to six people.

Braithwaite is a beautiful, peaceful village overlooked by the Coledale Horseshoe, an impressive semi circle of Lakeland fells which is a famous walking route. Braithwaite has a village shop and three pubs providing home cooked meals and Cumbrian ales.

The lovely market town of Keswick is close by which has a selection of shops, restaurants, cafes, museums and galleries. There is also the famous Theatre by the Lake and the lake itself, Derwentwater. Derwentwater isn't the only nearby lake - Bassenthwaite Lake is only 4 miles away and a short (and stunning!) drive through Newlands Valley and over Newlands Pass takes you to Buttermere and Crummock water and Loweswater - all offer some dramatic scenery , views and excellent walks for all abilities .

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
"Thank you Jenny for a lovely week in the cottage, you have done a great job with the refurbishments to the kitchen and bedrooms , but as I said get them on the internet to show them off more!" See you in November and we will recommend to all our family and friends - but please leave room for us to return in the diary.
May 2010
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Mrs Jenny Clark

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Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.2
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Stunning Lakeland cottage Near Keswick - Superb views ** 4 star
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews
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Stunning Lakeland cottage Near Keswick - Superb views ** 4 star
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p711194
+44 017687 78411
Braithwaite Keswick & North Lakes
wirral
5

VERY HAPPY

  • 5 of 5
great very clean well looked after just needs some wifi but still would go back very good
  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the Wifi suggestion , it is now in and is very handy for guests , wish I had done this sooner . Also new is an Ipod docking station and Tvs and the bedroom and Kitchen.. Good Constructive comments are always appreciated , many thanks
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Stunning Lakeland cottage Near Keswick - Superb views ** 4 star
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p711194
+44 017687 78411
Braithwaite Keswick & North Lakes
Glasgow
4

BARN HOUSE - EXCELLENT LOCATION

  • 4 of 5
We stayed at the Barn House for 3 nights earlier this month and were delighted with the property and its location at the heart of the village. The property was clean, well-maintained and attractively furnished and presented. The kitchen was very well equipped with all "mod-cons" including a dishwasher. The bathroom, which has a bath and separate shower enclosure, was very clean and it was useful having a separate WC downstairs. The view from the master bedroom towards Skiddaw is terrific.

The house is literally next door to the Royal Oak Hotel where we enjoyed good ales (Jennings) and good food. Although so close to the pub there was no noise or disturbance in the evening. There is only parking for one car at the house and as we had 3 cars between us we parked the others on the street nearby which wasn't a problem. We didn't actually use the cars throughout our stay as Braithwaite is ideally located for starting several walks in the area.

We are looking forward to returning to the area in the future and would be more than happy to choose the Barn House again.
  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Stunning Lakeland cottage Near Keswick - Superb views ** 4 star
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p711194
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Braithwaite Keswick & North Lakes
Worcestershire
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BARN HOUSE, BRAITHWAITE

  • 4 of 5
The property is well equipped, beautifully kept and was lovely and clean. The situation is excellent for exploring the northern part of the Lake district. There are good restaurants in Braithwaite, but the kitchen is well equipped so cooking at home was enjoyable too.
Jenny the owner was very helpful but we perhaps could have done with more communication beforehand. Views from the front bedroom are lovely but rest of house overlooks street etc. The outside space (patio) was not very private so we didn't use it, but it was no problem finding lovely places to enjoy the views within minutes of the house. I'd definitely recommend and we may well return next tiem we're in the area.
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers
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Stunning Lakeland cottage Near Keswick - Superb views ** 4 star
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p711194
+44 017687 78411
Braithwaite Keswick & North Lakes
manchester
4

EXCELLENT LOCATION , AND PERFECT ACCOMMODATION

  • 4 of 5
We stayed in BArn House for the first time in March . The cottage was a real surprise and it really does have everything you require - washing machine came in very handy and the dishwasher ! We did some amazing walks from the door over Catbells and Causey Pike and some lovely low walks around Derwentwater.

The log fire in the cottage was a real treat after a full day out and the pub next door served some great ales.

We hope to return before too long .
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Penrith
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Penrith
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
St Bees , Whitehaven
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Braithwaite
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Keswick
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Braithwaite
Car: recommended

The village of Braithwaite has the best of both worlds - a quiet, safe, interesting village, where there are a choice of 4 village pubs to eat and drink -or if you want more choice Keswick is only 2 miles.

The area is a haven for walkers and Braithwaite is overlooked by the stunning Coledale Horseshoe - a magnificent walk with amazing views

Another historical Cumbrian town is Cockermouth, only twelve miles West of Braithwaite. Birthplace of the poet Wordsworth, Cockermouth is also home to the famous Jennings Brewery (where tours are available!)

Driving over Whinlatter Pass takes you to Lorton Valley, a stunning area which leads you to Crummock water, Loweswater and Buttermere . From Buttermere you can head either over Newlands Pass into Newlands valley or Honister Pass into Borrowdale valley, both which have tremendous views.

Other nearby recreational interests include the Keswick Golf Club (6 miles) and sailing on Derwentwater or Bassenthwaite (1 mile)

Other Activities: James Bond Museum

Golf: 2 Golf Courses close by at Keswick Golf Club or Cockermouth Golf Club

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Availability & Rates

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Braithwaite Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
high Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31
7 night minimum stay
£690
 
 
autumn
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 24 2014
7 night minimum stay
£542
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
£493
 
 
Xmas & New Year weeks
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
£750
 
 
pre spring
Jan 4 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
£493
 
 
Spring Term
Apr 7 - Apr 28
7 night minimum stay
£690
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£133
£690
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £100
Tax Rate 1.4%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Braithwaite Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Sports & Activities
  • Family
General:
  • Towels Provided
  • Firewood
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Alarm Clock
  • Local Maps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Large family bathroom with bath and seperate power shower .
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 baby crib
  • The large double room has the option of an additional z bed or travel cot if required Cot and Hire chair for hire £10 each p week
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis Court
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • coin laundry
  • recreation center
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • spelunking
  • mountain climbing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
New for 2014 we have a sauna available for private hire . Charges apply by the hour £10pp including towels
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