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Very comfortable house with garden and parking

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom home with parking and garden. 20 minutes walk to centre of Keswick

This is a warm and comfortable 2 bedroomed house sleeping 3/4. 20 minute walk to centre of Keswick with lots of walks and cycle rides straight from the door. It is just a few minutes from the old railway cycle path. Storage available for bikes. There is a spacious lounge, dining kitchen double bedroom, and bathroom. The second bedroom is very spacious as a single room and can be provided with 2 twin beds if needed.

Member since: 2015
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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About The Owner

The house is owned by Helen and John Knapp. Helen grew up in Cumbria and went to school in Keswick. We both enjoy visiting and walking in the fells.

The Owner purchased this house in 2002

Why The Owner chose Keswick

The house is ideally located walking distance to the centre of Keswick but with lots of great walks from the front door.

What makes this house unique

Bicycles can be stored in part of the garage.


Keswick House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Newly refurbished bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Available as a single room or with 2 single beds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(26 traveler reviews)

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Very comfortable house with garden and parking
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 26 reviews

Ticked all the boxes!

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable yet practical house which provided a great base for walking some of the Northern fells. The bed was really comfy, everything we needed was provided and worked well. I would definitely recommend and just wish we had stayed longer (PS only very small point was the lack of a fire surround - obviously not a practical issue but just made the living room look a bit unfinished)

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tyne and Wear

Warm and comfortable

  • 3 of 5

Nice house and great location just a short walk from the town centre. Very warm and welcoming though the decor could do with a refresh. House has everything you need for your stay, with a lovely garden too.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and cosy house, great location for Keswick and Derwent Water

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this house. The house was clean and tidy and the kitchen was well equipped. It was about a 20 minute walk into Keswick. The owner left helpful information about the local area.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic,cosy comfortable house..good value for money

  • 5 of 5 an added lovely touch,thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy house, great location, easy parking

  • 4 of 5

For customers with small children, like us, it would make a massive difference if this property had a dryer integrated with the washing machine, and a dishwasher. Whilst we really liked the property we wouldn't stay again for these two reasons of convenience.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kittery Point Maine

Lovely stay in Keswick

  • 4 of 5

We had never been to the Lake District before. Keswick ended up being a great place to explore from. And we enjoyed this house as it was just the right distance from town--easy to walk to, but not bothered by the crowds!

We found the house neat and clean. The kitchen was well supplied with what is needed to cook and serve. Great bathroom with huge tub and great shower head. The beds were comfortable. The owner, Helen, was helpful and always available to answer questions.

You can take many walks right from the house (so nice to not have to get into the car). There are many hiking maps and books (we added 3 of ours to the collection) so there is no need to buy and bring any.

We really enjoyed our stay in this comfortable house!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Train
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Minimum stay 7 nights with preferred changeover day Friday but can be flexible and minimum 3 night stays will be considered in the winter period. Enquire for prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.