Situated just two minutes' walk from the market square at the heart of
the popular town of Keswick, Lillibet Cottage is a delightful and
somewhat quirky cottage that has been finished in contemporary manner
to offer quality accommodation in a convenient location. If the idea of
being able to park the car for a week and having everything you need on
the doorstep appeals then this is the ideal cottage for you. Keswick
offers a great selection of places to eat and drink all within a few
minutes' walk along with a great selection of local shops and of course
the popular twice weekly award winning market.
The shores of Derwentwater are just five minutes stroll away and there
is a fantastic selection of walks to choose from including gentle walks
along the lake shore, walks to popular Ashness Bridge and Surprise view
or the nearby Castlerigg Stone Circle or those seeking out the high
fells will head to the summit of Latrigg and Skiddaw that dominate the
towns skyline and mountain bikers will enjoy the award winning Altura
Trails in Whinlatter Forest
Lillibet Cottage is presented with its lounge and dining room on the
ground floor, traditional slate steps wind down to kitchen on the lower
ground floor. With two bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room, and a
family bathroom on the first floor and the third bedroom on the top
floor the property offers ample space for family or friends to relax
and enjoy a great holiday whatever the time of year.
Accommodation in detail
Lillibet Cottage is located on a small side street close to the market
square. From the front porch the ground floor offers a cosy lounge with
comfortable leather sofas and armchairs, a Smart TV, an electric fire.
A separate dining room, again with electric fire, is the ideal place to
gather for dinner in the evening. Traditional slate steps wind down to
the kitchen on the lower ground floor which includes fitted units, a
range cooker with gas hob and electric oven, dishwasher,
fridge/freezer, family breakfast table, cosy living flame gas stove,
washing machine and tumble drier.
On the first floor there are two of the three bedrooms, the first is a
welcoming king size double with TV and ensuite shower room with basin
and WC, the second is a pretty single bedroom and also on the first
floor is the family bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC.
Steep steps lead to the top floor where, in the eaves of the cottage,
is a spacious double bedroom with sitting area and TV and the view from
the velux windows looks across the roof tops with views to Skiddaw and
Outside there is private parking for two medium size cars.
Keswick is one of the Lake District's most popular destinations. This
friendly town hosts the very popular twice weekly market that has
recently won the coveted “Best Outdoor Market” in the Great British
Market Awards. The village also offers a fantastic array of shops
offering everything from craft bakeries and local produce, antiques,
crafts and much, much more.
If you are looking for somewhere to eat and drink, a week just won't be
long enough to sample the great range of pubs, restaurants, bistros,
cafes and wine bars! For a great evening out why not visit the 100 year
old Alhambra offering first class cinema entertainment in traditional
surroundings or enjoy an evening at “the most beautiful and friendly
theatre in Britain”, the 400 seat Theatre By The Lake on the shores of
Enjoy a cruise on Derwentwater, walk onto the fells; Cat Bells,
Skiddaw, Coledale Horeshoe and Blencathra are all nearby, head
underground at Honister Slate Mines, enjoy mountain biking in
For day trips throughout the Lake District, Ullswater is a short drive
away offering lake cruises, great walking and the beautiful Aira Force
Waterfall, Buttermere and Crummock Water offer sublime scenery. Ashness
Bridge and Surprise View situated above the Borrowdale Valley should
not be missed and perhaps even a cup of tea and homemade cake in the
unspoilt village of Watendlath.