Thornthwaite, Cumbria the Lake District
SLEEPS: 2 – BEDROOMS: 1 – PETS: No
This charming semi-detached cottage is situated in splendid surroundings, on the edge of the village of Thornthwaite, four miles from the town of Keswick in the beautiful Lake District National Park.
A former stable, this small cottage boasts magnificent mountain views across to Skiddaw and the Helvellyn range and is only a short walk from Bassenthwaite Lake. Well maintained, it has an open plan living area consisting of a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a glazed door that opens onto an attractive patio, which is the perfect place to admire the views and wildlife, whilst enjoying a relaxing drink.
A delightful pine staircase leads to a gallery bedroom with a pitched ceiling and pine beams, and completing the accommodation is a ground floor shower room. The vibrant market town of Keswick is just a ten-minute drive away and has many specialist shops and restaurants, along with the Theatre by the Lake, which has a wide and varied programme of events.
Close by is Whinlatter forest with its osprey observation unit, and there are many walks, bike trails and watersports available in the area. This cosy cottage is an ideal base for romantic getaways.