About the property
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Abernethy house in central Keswick - Short breaks and flexible change over days are available.
Abernethy is a beautifully restored Victorian town house, sleeping up to 12, right in the heart of the famous Lake District town of Keswick.
The traditional slate built town house is restored to a high specification with natural wooden floors, an open fire, retained period features, central heating throughout, instant hot water, Wifi, TV, DVD, fabulous dining table for group meals, spacious lounge with mountain views and a well equipped kitchen.
With a lockable outhouse, utility and warm under-stair cupboard there is ample space for storing kit whether it be muddy boots, bikes, waterproofs, ropes, umbrellas or canoes.
The house is a 5 minute flat, walk from the town centre with its shops, bars, restaurants and all Keswick attractions making this a superb venue for a family or friends holiday or a group/business activity challenge.
Abernethy can usually be booked for weekends, flexible mid-week or full weeks.
The house is in a perfect, central location in a quiet residential area. We do ask guests to be respectful to our neighbours and ensure noise is reduced to a sociable non-disruptive level by late evening. There are plenty of places in Keswick where a fun party spirit can be enjoyed until the early hours.
Parking is free and unrestricted on the street and on neighbouring lanes and streets.
Keswick is a quaint market town with a plethora of independent shops, bars, restaurants, galleries and traditional Lakeland pubs. These fine facilities matched with a multitude of Outdoor Pursuits accessible on foot from the town, make Keswick a superb base from which to explore, adventure or simply observe and relax. There really is something for all generations with a well established theatre, indoor pool with flumes, cinema, climbing walls, 1000metre plus fells, lake, water-sports and biking trails all within 5 mins from the town centre.
The Lake District National Park is a beautiful area in Northwest England. Covering over 800 square miles. It is the largest National Park in England. The beauty and grandeur of the scenery is a key reason for making the area a National Park. The National Park has magnificent countryside, mountains and lakes. The Lake District is a great venue for walking, cycling, mountaineering, watersports or pottering around the charming market towns and villages.
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- May 17, 2018
About Deborah Dickinson
We have recently purchased Abernethy as a place to stay with our young family and friends. As keen outdoor enthusiasts we couldn't think of a better place for a home away from home and we hope guests enjoy the house and surroundings as much as we do.
Deborah Dickinson purchased this House in 2014
Why Deborah Dickinson chose Copeland District
We love Cumbria and the Lake District and it has been a dream of ours to one day own a house in Keswick. We have a young family and are keen for them to grow up experiencing adventure in the outdoors. Abernethy's prime location, with outdoor and indoor activities accessible on foot from the door, make it an ideal place for all ages and all interests. We also greatly appreciate home comforts such as instant hot water, an open fire and comfortable beds - especially after a day walking in the fells or cycling over mountain passes. After all that fresh air we like to relax with a pint of Cumbrian ale and a meal in one of the many restaurants. We believe guests will enjoy both the comfort of the house and the array of activities and entertainment in the local area.
What makes this House unique
Abernethy's perfect location (central yet quiet) make it ideal for access to the many parks, restaurants, pubs, shops, Derwentwater Lake and surrounding Lakeland Fells. A small supermarket is within 2 mins walk, and the main shops all within 10 mins from the door. Fitz Park with it's newly refurbished play area, grass tennis courts, bowling and putting is 3 mins walk from the door too.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Would highly recommend
We had a wonderful long weekend staying at Abernethy. The house is beautifully presented and was a real home away from home. Cooking for 11 was made simpler due to the extremely well stocked kitchen and wonderful double oven.
Keswick itself is a charming town and just a quick walk from the front door.
Would highly recommend and are already planning another visit to the area.
Good family accomodation
Lovely house, very well equipped. Near to town but quiet.
Fantastic large family getaway
This large house over three floors was the perfect spot for a large family getaway, big breakfasts, super practical kitchen and laundry room. I was a little unsure about the bathroom arrangement at first but it works perfectly so those who wish to sleep in can, and when everybody is getting ready to go out at once, there aren't long waits. The situation is close enough to town that everyone could come and go as they pleased and there's a choice of walks from the doorstep. I've never been to such a dog friendly town, Keswick is easily the most unspoilt of the Lake District towns. Deborah and Adam were excellent hosts to deal with too.
Comfortable, spacious house near centre of Keswick
House conveniently close to the centre of Keswick and Fitz Park on quiet road. It was very comfortable for our party of 11 adults. The kitchen was well equipped, and dining room table would easily seat 12. Homely spacious lounge on first floor. Dry secure storage for bikes or other equipment in back garden. Plenty of clear written instructions particularly in kitchen and lounge. Owner was very helpful and responded promptly to emails.
Lovely, cosy but spacious house.
Abernethy is a super house, with everything you need. We stayed for a long weekend as we were attending a wedding. It is in a perfect location for all the amenities and amazingly quiet, considering it's built up location. Would definitely stay again.
Great location and great house for a large group
This is a great place to stay in the heart of the Northern Lake District, close to some of the best mountain walks. We were a party of 12 (3 families) and the house was perfect for us, plenty of space, great dining room and living room, and well equipped kitchen. Only a five minute walk from Keswick town centre, with shops, pubs and restaurants, and plenty of opportunities to go for great walks straight from the house. Would love to stay again.
Special interest holidays: Walking, sailing, kayaking, running; road and mountain biking Travel: The nearest airports are Newcastle International (88miles) and Manchester International (120miles). As Keswick is the main town in the northern Lake District it is regularly serviced by buses from Penrith and Cockermouth as well as offering services into the Centre and South of the National Park. A car is not essential but this depends how far from the beaten track you are keen to explore. Distances: Penrith for the M6, supermarkets, NW train line and Rheged is 17miles. Carlisle with its castle, cathedral, shops and leisure facilities is 31 miles. Cockermouth (Wordsworths birthplace) with its antique shops, cafes and galleries is 14 miles. Ambleside on the shores of Windermere is 17 miles and Windermere town with its many facilities, launches and Beatrix Potter World is 20 miles. Birdoswald on Hadrian's Wall, nr Brampton is 45 miles. Scotland is 45 miles and Edinburgh 130 miles.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Booking Notes: Cheaper nightly rates are available mid-week. £150 'good house-keeping/security deposit' paid on booking to reserve dates. Cheaper weekly rates are available for Fri-Fri bookings. Changeover Day: The property can usually be booked weekends, flexible days mid week or full week. The exceptions are Christmas/New Year and school holidays during which times the booking periods are full weeks. Notes on prices: If the property is available we consider last minute offers from guests if booking within 2 weeks of the dates available.