Slate Cottage is a deceptively spacious four-star grade-II-listed holiday cottage in the popular market town of Keswick. The cottage has been thoroughly refurbished, to provide superior accommodation maintained to a very a high standard.
The cottage occupies a very convenient location within walking distance of the town centre and lake. Off-road parking is available for two cars and there is a sunny patio garden to the rear with wonderful views to the surrounding fells. We also provide free WiFi and a telephone for incoming calls.
Accommodation is provided for up to 6 people, and consists of 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom, 2 cosy lounges, dining kitchen, porch, study and shower room. A cot and high chair are available on request. All electricity bedlinen and towels are included in the price. Sorry, no smoking and no pets.
Slate Cottage is inspected annually by VisitBritain (the national tourism office for Britain) and consistently rated as four-star.
Please note that bookings for this property are taken and managed by Cumbrian Cottages: please see our website for links to online booking and current prices and availability.
Full property details:
Fitted kitchen with electric oven and hob, refrigerator, microwave and dining table
Lounge with fireplace and TV and DVD player
Second lounge with fireplace and TV
Understairs storage with washer-dryer
Rear porch for boots and wet clothing
Sunny enclosed patio garden with garden furniture and views to the fells
Master bedroom with double bed, fireplace and views to Skiddaw
Rear bedroom with double bed and magnificent views
Twin bedded room with two single beds
Shower room with four-piece suite
Comments from VisitBritain's Quality Assessors about Slate Cottage:
"Accommodation with obvious care for guest comfort and needs...a very good and convenient location within walking distance of the town centre"
"A very good standard of family holiday accommodation...the personal touches and accessories show obvious care for guest comfort and needs"
"The property offers good space for the number of guests accommodated...underlying housekeeping standards are high...fixtures and fittings of a very good quality, all excellently maintained"
Private off-road parking for two cars.
Sunny patio garden with views to the surrounding fells.
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The cosy main lounge (one of two lounges)
The fully fitted modern kitchen
One of the double bedrooms
The sunny patio garden with furniture and BBQ
Disabled Facilities: No.
Linen Provided: Yes. All bed linen and towels included.
Pets Allowed: No.
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Electric
Open Fire: No.
Smoking Allowed: No.
Outdoor Facilities: Yes. Sunny enclosed patio garden with views to the fells
Excellent walks to Derwentwater, Skiddaw, Blencathra, Castlerigg Stone Circle
Easy walks along the Keswick railway line footpath, around Whinlatter Forest Park (a 10 minute drive away), or around Buttermere (a 20 minute drive away)
Local Services: Convenience store and fuel: 50 m
Pubs and restaurants: 500 m
Town Centre: 500 m (5 mins walk)
Derwentwater: 1500 m (20 mins walk: facilities at the lakeshore include the theatre and launch tours of the lake)
Osprey viewpoint at Whinlatter Forest Park: 5 km (a 10 minute drive away)
Keswick is a short drive North of Ambleside, or West from the M6 near Penrith. See map.