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Maisonette In Central Keswick With Stunning Views

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Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

4-bed 2-bath maisonette in Keswick offering modern and comfortable accommodation

Crandy Nook, built in 1891 of traditional lakeland stone, is a fabulous 4 bedroom maisonette converted to an exceptional standard in 2007. Centrally located in the popular market town of Keswick, the views of Skiddaw, Walla Crag, Castlehead Wood and over the rooftops towards Bassenthwaite, Skiddaw and Whinlatter Forest, from the lounge and kitchen are simply stunning.

Crandy Nook is set over 3 floors above a coffee shop. On the top floor, with vaulted ceiling, the open plan lounge and kitchen diner is a cosy haven in which to relax and socialise. The contemporary kitchen is very well equipped with induction hob and granite work surfaces.

There are 2 bedrooms and 2 luxury bathrooms on each of the other 2 floors.

Keswick is an all year round popular destination on the shores of Derwentwater. This friendly town hosts the twice-weekly market that has recently won the coveted "Best Outdoor Market" in the Great British Market Awards.

There is something for everyone. Activities include a variety of water sports, wall climbing, paragliding and swimming. Go Ape and mountain biking are in nearby Whinlatter Forest. Keswick also offers two large public parks which offer games facilities in open, wooded and garden settings. Other facilities include a new sports hall, leisure pool, cinema, golf, cycle hire and fishing. Why not try the 400-seat Theatre on the Lake or a cruise on Derwentwater.

You are spoilt for choice for walking either by using Keswick as a base or taking day trips to Ullswater, Crummock Water and Buttermere or further afield, the South Lakes. Personal favourites are Scafell Like, the Borrowdale Valley, Latrigg and the walk around the shores of Derwentwater. Those more adventurous, will head for Sharp edge on Blencathra.

The holiday cost includes 2 parking permits for use in Keswick's 3 long-stay car parks.

We welcome one well behaved dog and can provide, for a small charge, a cot and high chair.

Changeover days are Friday for weekly or weekend breaks or Monday for weekday breaks.

More Details

About the Owner

Anthony & Lorna
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

About Anthony & Lorna

We live in the North East of England with our 2 teenage boys. I work full-time for a leisure company, my wife is a self-employed holistic therapist. Our spare time is spent enjoying the beauty of the Lake District and one day we hope to move there.

Anthony & Lorna purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Anthony & Lorna chose Keswick & North Lakes

We purchased Crandy Nook (the building is actually Grandy Nook but is affectionately known to us otherwise) in 2007 and chose the property for its location, the high quality conversion (it's a Victorian property) and the stunning views from the top floor. Keswick is popular all year round and has a certain aura. The property is in the centre of town, a few minutes walk from the Moot Hall, from where many of the local walks begin. There is a wealth of good pubs and restaurants nearby.

What makes this apartment unique

The views of Skiddaw and Whinlatter Forest across the Keswick rooftops from one window, Walla Crag and Castlehead from another, are simply stunning. Latrigg is visible from the main bedroom bay window. We love the walking especially the Borrowdale Valley (check out Castle Crag) and the west shore of Derwentwater (Cat Bells and the lower level walks either side) and cycling.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much. We had the greatest time in Keswick. Your apartment was such a pleasant treat, so clean that we felt very comfortable there. The weather was fantastic too. The children spent hours looking out the window and drawing. It was a magical week. My daughter is just about finished with the watercolor painting looking out the dining room window. I will make a copy of it and send to you. Thank you again. I hope some time in our lives we'll have the opportunity to return. - Mrs PL, USA



Just wanted to say we had a great time at Crandy Nook. - Mrs YB, Birmingham



Great apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished throughout, wonderful location, no complaints whatsoever, would definitely return. - Debbie, Liverpool
Feb 2010
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much. We had the greatest time in Keswick. Your apartment was such a pleasant treat, so clean that we felt very comfortable there. The weather was fantastic too. The children spent hours looking out the window and drawing. It was a magical week. My daughter is just about finished with the watercolor painting looking out the dining room window. I will make a copy of it and send to you. Thank you again. I hope some time in our lives we'll have the opportunity to return. - Mrs PL, USA



Just wanted to say we had a great time at Crandy Nook. - Mrs YB, Birmingham



Great apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished throughout, wonderful location, no complaints whatsoever, would definitely return. - Debbie, Liverpool
Feb 2010
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Location

From the Owner

We purchased Crandy Nook (the building is actually Grandy Nook but is affectionately known to us otherwise) in 2007 and chose the property for its location, the high quality conversion (it's a Victorian property) and the stunning views from the top floor. Keswick is popular all year round and has a certain aura. The property is in the centre of town, a few minutes walk from the Moot Hall, from where many of the local walks begin. There is a wealth of good pubs and restaurants nearby.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : Keswick Golf Club at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Penrith at 17 Miles Nearest Motorway : M6 at 20 Miles Car: recommended

Further Details:

Keswick on Derwentwater is a very attractive market town set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery in the Lake District and where all visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities. Skiddaw, Helvellyn, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Scafell Pike are all within easy reach.

Take on a challenging trek, enjoy an unlimited number of planned walks or just marvel at the scenery. Historic places of interest include the 4000-year old Castlerigg Stone Circle, Mirehouse, Victorian museum and the pencil museum.

Activities include a variety of water sports, wall climbing, paragliding and swimming. Keswick also offers two large public parks which offer games facilities in open, wooded and garden settings. Other facilities include a new sports hall, leisure pool, cinema, golf, cycle hire and fishing. There's Go Ape and mountain biking at nearby Whinlatter Forest and a climbing wall not far from the Castlerigg Stone Circle.

Why not take a cruise on Derwentwater or visit the 400-seat Theatre on the Lake.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
13 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£123
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid-Feb
10 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£148
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Winter
24 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£123
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
17 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£378
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£148
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring
31 Mar 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£148
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
April into May
21 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£378
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£148
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
May Day Week
5 May 2017 - 11 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£148
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
12 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£378
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£148
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Bank Holiday
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
June
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£148
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Into July
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
August Bank
25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£148
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£378
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£148
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid October
13 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£444
for 3 nights
From
£148
From
£173
Fri,Sat,Sun
£695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Blackberry Week
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
27 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£148
Fri,Sat,Sun
£595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn into Winter
3 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£123
Fri,Sat,Sun
£495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
We employ local agents to deal with bookings and manage the property so there is someone local should any need arise.

Changeover Day:
Friday. We also offer midweek (arrive Monday, leave Friday morning) and weekend breaks (arrive Friday, leave Monday morning).

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. The Visit Britain 4 star rating and rental rates are based on 6 guests. One bedroom has a 3/4 bed so it's possible to accommodate 7 (ask for details) as well as infant (high chair and cot can be hired in). Add £50 pw for each additional guest. Last minute/reduced occupancy discounts are available, please ask.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The views of Skiddaw and Whinlatter Forest across the Keswick rooftops from one window, Walla Crag and Castlehead from another, are simply stunning. Latrigg is visible from the main bedroom bay window. We love the walking especially the Borrowdale Valley (check out Castle Crag) and the west shore of Derwentwater (Cat Bells and the lower level walks either side) and cycling.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • lake
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • There is a luxury bathroom on each floor, both with walk-in showers and three-piece suites. Both enjoy a 5* rating.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Our VB4* rating is based on a party of 6. It could possibly sleep 7 (there is a three-quarter bed in one of the bedrooms). A travel cot is available to hire on request. Notes on bedrooms: There are 2 bedrooms on each floor. Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with single bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with three-quarter bed.

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Well behaved dogs are accepted although they are not permitted in the bedrooms. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, clothes horse, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: A towel pack is provided for each room.

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