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Characterful Lakeland Cottage in the Jaws of Borrowdale.

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
5
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Borrowdale - How Cottage for your holidays

Traditional cottage with dramatic mountain views, 3 bedrooms for up to 5 people

Situated in the idyllic village of Grange-in-Borrowdale some 4 miles south of Keswick at the southern tip of Derwent Water. The cottage enjoys stunning views of

the Fells with walks to Catbells to the North West and Skiddaw beyond or to Watendlath or a climb up Grange Fell or the Lodore Falls.

The cottage endeavours to capture some of its history as a former barn (probably in the late 1800's whilst offering clean and modern facilities so that you enjoy your stay.

The front patio garden looks over the Green in the centre of Grange and beyond to Grange Craggs, King's How and Grange Fell. What better way to spend a leisurely morning before embarking on a stroll around the two ancient churches or a 12 mile walk around Derwent Water or cycling to Borrowdale or Portinscale. On the ground floor the sitting room has a multi fuel boiler for those cosy winter evenings, freesat TV, a selection of fiction and some games. The spacious kitchen has the usual amenities including a dishwasher and washing machine/tumble drier. Upstairs we have 3 bedrooms for 5 people- a kingsize double with views to Grange Fell and beyond, a large twin room and a single room. The bathroom has a bath with over-bath shower. To the rear of the cottage, a lockable shed has space for 4 bikes. Parking is permitted for 2 cars, one to the front and one to the rear.

Suitability:
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Mr Williams
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016

Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

Characterful Lakeland Cottage in the Jaws of Borrowdale.
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews
4

Fantastic location and great holiday

  • 4 of 5

The property was a little tired and the small bedroom was smaller than expected (couldn't fit a travel cot in there) but the location was fantastic and the cottage was pretty well equipped.

We had an amazing week there and the weather was lovely and warm. Rock climbing, canoeing, swimming, hill walking and Keswick all on our doorstep - would definitely come back.

Would've been nice to have a welcome pack with milk etc. but with Keswick only 5 mins away and 2 cafe's either side of the cottage this wasn't too big a disappointment.

Thanks for a nice holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for leaving feedback - much appreciated. I am pleased that you had such a great time as the cottage truly is in a beautiful location in Grange in Borrowdale. We do leave tea and coffee with small milk cartons for guests but it is difficult to leave other provisions as people's tastes vary. I am a little disappointed with your description of the cottage as 'tired', given that much money has been spent recently with a new bathroom, new decoration and flooring to the hall and a new timber floor to the sitting room with new furnishings and recent new oak beds. We have tried to keep the style appropriate to a traditional lakeland cottage rather than perhaps more flashy decor that can date rapidly. The cottage has 3 bedrooms with the double and twin being substantial and could have easily accommodated a cot or three. The third single bedroom is ok for a single person but would not accommodate a cot, so sorry if you thought it would.
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Windermere
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Borrowdale Gates
Car: recommended

Grange is a beautiful small village at the southern end of Derwent Water along Borrowdale road some 4 miles south of Keswick. The River Derwent is crossed over an ancient double arched pack-horse bridge dating back to 1675. How cottage overlooks a small Green in the centre of Grange and has stunning views of the Borrowdale Fells from every window. The cottage is perfect for peace & relaxation and gentle walks, such as the Allerdale Ramble to Seatoller or a walk around the Lake. Or return from Keswick via the Derwent Launch which calls at a couple of Landing Stages nearby to Grange.

With 2 tea rooms, Grange is a perfect place to sit and watch the world go by or to read a novel in the front garden. The Bowder Stone and the Lodore Falls are close by and worth a visit. For Fell walkers, there are walks to Cat Bells or to Grange Fell then on to Watendlath (the Caffle House tea room in Watendlath is a welcome stop). These gentle climbs are always popular and not too demanding. However, keen climbers will not be disappointed as Grange is a great base for ascending Skiddaw, Scafell Pike and The Gables to name just a few.

Rock climbers will be in their element as Little Chamonix (part of Shepherd's Crag) is an absolute classic and lies just off the Borrowdale Road. But if climbing sheer rock faces does not appeal, it can be quite enthralling watching their manoeuvres at Lodore.

Cyclists often come through Grange on a tour of Borrowdale returning from the travails of the Honister Pass along the old packhorse track behind the crags of Castle Cragg. How Cottage has a lockable shed with room for 4 cycles should you wish to bring them.

For a bit of alfresco dining there is a barbecue stored in the shed. There are plenty of good pubs and hotels for eating out in the area. If you wish to self-cater, Booths and the Co-op supermarkets are in Keswick. How cottage has a spacious kitchen with dining table with room for 5.

A must-see is the Honister slate mine which provides guided tours into the mines or try the Via Ferrata track up to Fleetwith Pike (see the photo of our group; the younger contingent were doing rather better than the more seasoned group).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Borrowdale, Keswick & North Lakes

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
29 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£366
for 7 nights
£366
 
 
Christmas week
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
New Year week
28 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£665
for 7 nights
£665
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2017 - 2 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£244
for 3 nights
From
£81
£333
 
 
Winter
3 Feb 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£83
£375
 
 
Winter 1/2 term
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£407
for 7 nights
£407
 
 
Winter
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Easter
31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
Easter
7 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£639
for 7 nights
£639
 
 
Easter
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£565
for 7 nights
£565
 
 
Spring
21 Apr 2017 - 18 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£440
for 7 nights
£440
 
 
Whitsun
19 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£486
for 7 nights
£486
 
 
Whitsun
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£519
for 7 nights
£519
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£486
for 7 nights
£486
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£546
for 7 nights
£546
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£602
for 7 nights
£602
 
 
High Season
21 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£644
for 7 nights
£644
 
 
Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£542
for 7 nights
£542
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£491
for 7 nights
£491
 
 
Autumn
22 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£454
for 7 nights
£454
 
 
Autumn
13 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£482
for 7 nights
£482
 
 
Autumn 1/2 term
20 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
£630
 
 
Winter
3 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£83
£352
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Thursday
7 night minimum stay
£644
for 7 nights
£644
 
 
New Year week
28 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Thursday
7 night minimum stay
£662
for 7 nights
£662
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£400
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Borrowdale, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 13 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Cloakroom - Toilet , Downstairs toilet with sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Double Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Very comfortable Kingsize bed. Room enjoys stunning views.
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Beautiful views to the North, captures the morning sun.
    Single Bedroom - 1 Single Bed , Beautiful views to the hills beyond.
  • The double and twin rooms are large rooms with a decent size wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. The single has shelves for clothes storage.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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