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A delightful country house set in the heart of Lakeland

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Castle Rock Cottage is a delightful country house set in the stunning scenery of the English Lake District. Newly renovated for 2017/18 to the highest standard, Castle Rock is a comfortable and convenient base for exploring the fells, lakes and villages of Lakeland. Whether you're looking for a relaxing, peaceful break, or a fun family holiday, a warm welcome awaits you at Castle Rock.

Castle Rock Cottage is located at the heart of The Lake District, near the shores of Thirlmere. It is situated in an elevated position in the tiny quiet hamlet of The Green, Thirlmere, and has wonderful views to the south and west from the windows and garden. The cottage is a semi-detached house on two floors and has a large private garden, with outdoor eating area, and also a walled back yard. Newly renovated, it has been tastefuly decorated and furnished, provided with all mod cons, and offers you the perfect venue for your explorations of Lakeland.

Venues for walking, mountain biking, rock climbing, paragliding, boating, and many other activities are all nearby and of course the bustling local towns of Keswick, Grasmere and Ambleside are within easy reach.

The cottage is located on a private road in the secluded valley of St John's in the Vale, yet it is just 10 minutes by car to the lakeland hubs of Keswick and Grasmere. There are plenty of delightful walks and mountain hikes, right from the door, the beautiful lake of Thirlmere just a few minutes away, and of course all the other attractions of The Lake District are within easy reach.

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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Keswick in Saint John's Castlerigg and Wythburn

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom with shower over bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The Lake District is a perfect venue for dogs and at Castle Rock Cottage we welcome up to two well behaved pets. The garden is fenced all around and the back yard of the cottage is also a secure area for dogs to be outside.


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A delightful country house set in the heart of Lakeland
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful location and lovely, well-appointed cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this beautiful, updated cottage in the lake district countryside. It was such a spectacular setting, far from the madding crowd. We enjoyed the rural setting that afforded many delightful walks and bucolic views of green pastures full of sheep. We arrived shortly after lambing season and loved to watch the little lambs running and jumping around the fields. The location is close to the charming village of Keswick and the Neolithic stone circle at Castlerigg, a must-visit for lovers of history and druids! The cottage is beautifully renovated and is comfortable and inviting. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place, very high standards throughout and plenty of space for 6 people and two dogs! Really clean on arrival.

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, clean and comfortable. Amazing location and a wonderful part of the world.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful cottage in a fantastic location. Close to Keswick which has everything you need for a holiday (pub, supermarket, a few outdoor shops, MTB hire) and more importantly close to a lot of excellent walking and activities.

The cottage is extremely comfortable, and nicely decorated with a good family kitchen and log-burner. A lovely garden too.

Jamie has been really helpful throughout. We hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a find !

  • 5 of 5

Just simply had a wonderful time with our daughters and granddaughter, the property lacks for nothing , great location , peaceful yet close enough to pop into Keswick ,

Thanks again Jamie.

Keith and happy family.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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