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Butterfly Cottage - Keswick

Keswick, Lake District
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Pretty stone cottage for two in the ‘Adventure Capital of England’
  • Smart interior design creates a stylish and relaxing atmosphere
  • Spend romantic evenings sipping wine by the crackling wood burner
Property code: SZ112

Discover the ‘Adventure Capital of England’ in this charming cottage for two. Take advantage of the town’s many festivals and walking routes knowing you have a cosy hideaway to return to.

This is a sweet, cosy hideaway just perfect for two. It is a haven of peace and quiet being tucked away down a little alleyway, yet it is only metres away from the centre of Keswick with its pubs, cafes and restaurants, as well as its independent and outdoor shops, art deco cinema, theatre and attractions.

 

Derwentwater is a 5-minute walk from the cottage and here you can hire rowing boats, take a trip round the lake on the launch or explore the picturesque lakeshore paths. The high fells surrounding Keswick are within easy reach – favourites include Catbells, Skiddaw and the Coledale Horseshoe.

 

As well as being known as the ‘Adventure Capital of England’, Keswick also hosts a variety of events and festivals including the Film Festival in February, Words by the Water in March, the Jazz festival in May, the Mountain festival also in May, and the Beer Festival in June.

 

The accommodation is beautifully decorated throughout with a high-quality furnishings and a homely feel.

 

Downstairs is open plan. The lounge area has two comfy chairs and a wood burner, Freeview Sky TV and Wi-Fi.

 

The kitchen is fully equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, slimline dishwasher, fridge with small freezer compartment, washing machine and storage space. There is a dining table for two.

 

The stairs open out to the bedroom with king-size bed with drawers, TV, wardrobe and dressing table. The en-suite leading from the bedroom has walk in shower

 

The enclosed patio outside is accessed via the kitchen door - the perfect place for al fresco dining or a cup of tea after a day out on the fells.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, kettle, toaster, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Smart TV in living area and TV bedroom
  • Enclosed patio with table and chairs. Outside sink for muddy boots
  • Shop and pub within 1 mile
  • Parking permit provided for the long-stay car parks in Keswick (please provide car registration at the time of booking)
  • Please note, there is no handrail on the spiral narrow staircase
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Kylie Harmon-Twidle

This property is personally managed by Kylie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 57 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Paul 21st June 2024

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Reviewed by Mike 14th June 2024

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If you want a comfortable, ultra-central cottage for two, this is perfection. And the parking permit is really useful and appreciated.Car park is at the rear of the patio. Well-equipped and very clean. Walks in all directions, great for your pet, and your health. Very comfortable bed and great overhead shower. Our 5th time here. What else is there Read moreto say? Hide

Reviewed by Helen 7th June 2024

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We've stayed in Keswick many times but Butterfly Cottage was a total gem in the heart of Keswick. It was a beautifully decorated, clean, comfy, inviting cottage with lots to offer. We felt at home straight away and our dog was also at home right from the start. We will definitely be recommending to others and hope to return in the not too distant fRead moreuture. Helen, Belfast Hide

Reviewed by Kathleen 24th May 2024

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Lovely cottage perfect location.We had a lovely stay.

Reviewed by Kathy 17th May 2024

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Fabulous location, and well equipped. Anyone older or with knee problems would struggle with the stairs, steep and no handrail. The living room is not the same as the website pictures, it's a tad gloomy.

Reviewed by Glyn 10th May 2024

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A nice, clean and comfortable cottage. Great location. Good to see it had been decorated since our stay the previous year. Shows the owner is improving the property for its visitors. We enjoyed our stay

Reviewed by Joyce 3rd May 2024

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It's a lovely little cottage in a good location and had everything I needed

Reviewed by ANITA 26th April 2024

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Reviewed by Alison 19th April 2024

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Cottage is gorgeous, very comfy and homely with everything you need for a stay. Location is fabulous, plenty of walks from the door and so handy for local cafes and shops. Near also to the theatre on the lake and the community cinema. Its just perfect.

Reviewed by Alison 5th April 2024

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Reviewed by Malcolm 29th March 2024

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nice affordable ,cosy cottage for two people in a good, quiet location in Keswick

Reviewed by Cath 23rd February 2024

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Small but perfectly formed, cosy and well equipped cottage in central Keswick. Easy to walk to the lakes and fells from the door and great facilities on your doorstep in town.Would thoroughly recommend,

Reviewed by Frances 19th February 2024

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The cottage as aways was fabulous clean well equipt and perfectly situated for a fabulous break any time of the year ;

Reviewed by David 12th February 2024

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A great place to stay for 2 people, in a great town in the beautiful Lake District. Very convenient right in the centre of town but in a quiet and peaceful location. We just keep coming back ...

Reviewed by Jayne 5th February 2024

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Reviewed by Loraine 19th January 2024

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Reviewed by Malcolm 12th January 2024

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Very compact downstairs but perfectly functional and quite cosy. Upstairs has a super spacious bedroom and nice bathroom with always hot shower, but look out for sloping ceiling over toilet. Central heating works well and cottage is in a good location near to town centre. Overall this is a good value for money place to stay. We have just had a goodRead more week in Butterfly Cottage and returning for a second time in April Hide

Reviewed by Mick 22nd December 2023

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The property was spotlessly clean on arrival. The property is in an ideal location for shopping in Keswick. The lighting in the living area was poor The TV's were too small. The one in the bedroom was so small it was hard to see from the bed. The sloping ceiling in the bathroom is a bit low I'm only 5' 7" but I had to duck after using the toilet. CRead morear parking could be a problem at busy times. We managed to park as close as possible to the cottage but it is still a trek to cart your luggage. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 4th December 2023

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Butterfly Cottage was tiny but delightful. A great location and very tastefully decorated. We would have welcomed the option to purchase more firewood in advance

Reviewed by Hilary 24th November 2023

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Reviewed by Tracey 17th November 2023

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This is a gem of a cottage in a quiet back street just off the main centre of keswick. It is clean, cosy and well equipped. It truly is a home from home. Parking is available close by. Don't hesitate to book.

Reviewed by Clare 3rd November 2023

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Reviewed by Anthony 27th October 2023

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Overall excellent all round.

Reviewed by Adele 6th October 2023

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Reviewed by Tansi 29th September 2023

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Butterfly cottage is a beautiful house spotlessly clean, well equipped and in a perfect location. It was my first week away alone just my dog & I. Couldnt have asked for a better place to stay.

Reviewed by Craig 8th September 2023

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A fantastic character cottage in a perfect location just a few steps through an alleyway and youre on the Main Street! Has everything you need for a cosy stay When we arrived we couldnt work out how to get to the property from the back which is right near Central Car Park so we walked with our luggage to the Main Street and down, we realised when wRead moree were in the property that there is a narrow walkway to the back of the property which is a much easier access once you have the back door key. Hide

Reviewed by Sam 11th August 2023

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Absolutely superb place to stay definitely rebooking if we can

Reviewed by Alan 4th August 2023

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A little gem ideal location and great for my little dog a safe outside courtyard already rebooked for next year Comfy cottage with everything in it

Reviewed by Calvin 31st July 2023

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A lovely cottage for a couple or small family, perfectly situated in Keswick.

Reviewed by Ruth 14th July 2023

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We love Butterfly Cottage. This was our 3rd year staying here and we've already booked for next year. It is a really cute, comfortable cottage, a real home from home and in a fantastic location.

Reviewed by Sandra 23rd June 2023

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Excellent location Very clean and homely Highly recommended

Reviewed by Deborah 16th June 2023

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Had a lovely relaxing holiday in Butterfly cottage. Nice and clean. Due to the heat at this time(June), fan is needed and one is not provided, we took our own luckily. Perfect position for all shops, pubs, restaurants and takeaways.

Reviewed by Ann 9th June 2023

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Although a very central location just off busy high street , it was always very quiet and peaceful. Perfect for everything

Reviewed by Diane 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Julie 26th May 2023

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Reviewed by Glyn 12th May 2023

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Reviewed by Jennifer 28th April 2023

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2nd time staying at the cottage. Everything was lovely just as before. Fantastic location. Looking forward to booking for next year.

Reviewed by Stuart 24th March 2023

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Reviewed by Rachel 10th March 2023

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This a fantastic little cottage - only very small fly in the ointment for us was the rocking chair in the lounge. As two people who like to have a bit of space when seated, either a 3-seater settee or an extra (comfortable) chair would be preferable as we found the rocking chair to be extremely uncomfortable. Other than that though we very much looRead morek forward to staying at Butterfly Cottage again in December. And thank you also for the wine and beers, which were very welcome! Hide

Reviewed by Hilary 3rd March 2023

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Great cottage, central location for all amenities, everything you need for a holiday in a compact but well equipped kitchen. The bed is very comfortable too. A perfect cottage for walking and lots of great pubs with superb food.

Reviewed by Hilary 17th February 2023

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Excellent location and cottage has everything in it, very cosy. Will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Karen 13th February 2023

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Brilliant cottage, just off the main square. Clean, comfortable with everything you would ever need.

Reviewed by David 6th February 2023

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Very comfortable well equipped cottage. The perfect base for a couple to explore the north Lakes. The location is fantastic - walk out the door and you're less than 100m from the very heart of the town. And yet, it's such a quiet out of the way place, you would never know. We come back time and time again and highly recommend.

Reviewed by Adam 23rd January 2023

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Excellent cottage located in the centre of keswick with plenty of pubs and restaurants close by. Free parking for your stay was a bonus. We brought our labrador and it was big enough for the 3 of us. Would definitely recommend it

Reviewed by Jayne 20th January 2023

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Stayed at Butterfly cottage several times now and always love being there, cosy, well appointed and perfect location for walks directly from the cottage or driving to the many local walks. Great to have the Dog & Gun on the doorstep along with the Old Keswickien chippy.

Reviewed by Nigel 12th December 2022

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Reviewed by Judy 28th November 2022

Lovely small cottage in ideal location. Stairs would be a problem for anyone with impaired mobility. Bed was comfortable but sofa was not! Owner forgot to register our car for the free parking in the car park so we got a ticket (owner said she would pay it). We were lucky we only got one! Youd be wise to check!

Reviewed by David 25th November 2022

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Absolutely fabulous little cottage in the centre of Keswick. Yet neatly tucked away for piece and quiet. This was our fourth stay at Butterfly, I personally cannot fault it. And we will definitely be booking again.

Reviewed by Hilary 11th November 2022

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Great location and fabulous cottage. Small but with everything you need. We walk everywhere and leave the car all week on the car park. Perfect cottage for two and our dog. Cant wait to go back.

Reviewed by Anthony 4th November 2022

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Reviewed by Gary 28th October 2022

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Reviewed by David 7th October 2022

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Very nice cottage ideal location

Reviewed by Raymond 30th September 2022

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Best of the very many holiday cottages we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Steve 23rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Gill 16th September 2022

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Reviewed by Stephen 26th August 2022

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Fantastic location. So handy for all amenities. Really dog friendly Dog & Gun and the Lakeside great for food. Great walks round the lakes will be back again .

Reviewed by Anne 29th July 2022

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Excellent property in every way. Can't rate it highly enough. Will definitely book butterfly cottage again. So quiet even though only a stones throw from Kewick Square. Thank you for providing your accommodation to give us such a perfect holiday.

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