This charming terraced Grade II listed Bassenthwaite cottage enjoys views down the valley to Bassenthwaite Lake with the backdrop of Skiddaw and Ullock Pike, perfect for catching the sunset. The cottage sleeps four people and has a double and a twin room, a family bathroom and downstairs, an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is ample off road parking and shared grounds including a play area and game room. Skiddaw is within easy reach of lakes, villages, climbing, walking and more.
Accommodation: Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Shared games room with pool table, table tennis and table football.
Amenities: Electric central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Shared lawns and gardens including furniture, BBQ and children’s play area. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Private water and drainage supply.
About the area: Situated just a short distance to the north east of Bassenthwaite Lake is the attractive village of Bassenthwaite itself. This charming settlement retains its traditional, rural feel and boasts a stream which winds through the outskirts of the village in addition to whitewashed Lakeland cottages, a well-maintained green and a real ale inn, full of character. Bassenthwaite Lake offers rolling hillside scenery and remains one of the most picturesque places in England. Points of interest nearby include Mirehouse – a grand home and gardens on the shores of the Lake – Trotters Farm, and Dodd Wood. Most of the attractions of the wider region are within easy driving distance whilst the quieter Northern Fells are almost on the doorstep. The towns of Cockermouth and Keswick and close by and both host weekly markets and a good range of other amenities.