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Cosy Cottages For Two, Stunning Views Of Helvelyn



Updated: 15-Aug-2016
Cottage in Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Rural Location, Heart Of Lake District National Park, 3 Miles From Keswick

Cosy, warm & comfortable cottages for 2 people in a converted barn just 3 miles from Keswick, set in 5 acres of gardens, woodland and meadows, overlooking Helvellyn range of fells. Walking from the door in the quiet Naddle & St Johns valleys & fells. Abundant wildlife including visits from red squirrels, deer, badgers, owls, bats in Spring and many birds. Open plan style, well designed & retaining original features. There are 2 cottages, very similar, next door to each other in a converted BArn: Bleaberry (double bed), Brocklbeck (twin beds, can be made up as double, with arched window shown in picture)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

I live here with my two children, having moved to Cumbria in 2001 to live a rural life in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Brackenrigg is a wonderful spot; views from the front of the cottages of the Helvellyn range of fells - a stunning uninterupted vista from far left to far right. Being just 3 miles from Keswick, we have all the amenities on the door step - but live in a beautiful rural landscape. Walking from the door is a great pleasure, valleys, or stiffer climbs to suit the mood, and being located in the very heart of the park - most areas of the Lake District are within an easy drive.

We love the gardens, woodland; and wildlife here - badgers, red squirrels, deer, owls, song birds and birds of prey, pheasants.

I am delighted to welcome you to this beautiful place

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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Warm and inviting cottage cant wait to come back, thank you; Becky & Peter

Lovely, warm, comfortable cottage with great walking straight from the door, thank you Tony & Margaret Hayes

Suited our need perfectly, we will be back, lovely well equipped cottage, loved seeing the red squirrels Sara & Kenny
Apr 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool at 100 Miles Nearest Barpub : Keswick at 3 Miles Nearest Golf : Threlkeld at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Penrith at 13 Miles Nearest Restaurant : keswick at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : St Bees at 30 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Walking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking, sailing, canoeing, paragliding, fell running, trail races, 4x4, riding, ghyll scrambling and climbing all available nearby


Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow all within 1.5 to 2.5 hours drive. Hire cars available from Penrith, nearest mainline train station Penrith; 555 bus passes door.


Keswick 3 miles, Castlerigg stone circle 1.5 miles, Thirlmere lake 1.5 miles, Derwentwater 2.5 miles, Grasmere, 5 miles

Further Details:

Keswick on Derwent water is th elocal market town set on shores of Derwent water with restuarants bars, shops, theatre, cinema etc available, in the other direction is Grasmere, and Ambleside; both easily accessible from Brackenrigg by car or bus.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October half term
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late Autumn
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Book online, or by phone. We take a deposit of 1/3 on booking, the balance is due 6 weeks before arrival. No charge for debit cards, credit cards charged at 2.5%

Changeover Day:
Normally Friday, in low season or at very short notice, short break are offered. Check in from 4pm, check out by 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • En-suite with bath and shower over, wc, basin,, heated towel rail


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, 2 single or 1 double, please specify when booking
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Open plan living, dining, bedroom in lovely converted cottages for 2: Cottages with twin or double beds available


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Cottage set in 5 acres of grounds, woodland, meadow and garden (3 other cottages on estate). BBQ, outdoor seating, secure bike store. Utility Room: Washing machine, drier, freezer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Large bath towels, hand towels, tea towels and bed linen included. Property cleaned weekly, or after each change over.Linen changed weekly or after each change over.

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