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Cherry Pip

Threlkeld, Cumbria
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
3 star
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
2 more

At a glance

  • Bijou-style property situated in a quintessential Lakeland village
  • Superb choice of walks from the doorstep
  • Shared garden for enjoying your first coffee of the day with a view
Property code: SZ128

Suited to couples and small families, this property sleeps three guests and is well placed for exploring the Blencathra fells and the picturesque northern lakes beyond.

This cottage is located in the quiet village of Threlkeld, 4 miles from Keswick. With the imposing backdrop of Blencathra, the cottage is ideally located for those looking for a picturesque base from which to explore the Northern Lakes. Threlkeld offers two good pubs both serving excellent home cooked food and local ale. You can stroll into Keswick along the pleasant former railway path which is lined with trees and rich in wildlife.

The accommodation offered adjoins the owner's property and is ideal for couples or a small family. A pleasant patio area to the front looks across to the church and fields whilst the rear garden shared with the owner has Blencathra towering above it. The bedroom is furnished with a double and a single bed making it suitable for a variety of visitors, whether you are a couple with a young child or two friends looking for a comfortable base for outdoor activities.

The cottage has a compact and well-equipped kitchen but if you don't feel like cooking then two good pubs can be found less than 100 metres down the road.

This small, comfortable cottage is ideal for solo travellers, walking partners, couples or small families. The ground floor is open plan with a kitchenette featuring an electric hob and cooker and microwave. An undercounter fridge with freezer box is provided however the use of the owner's freezer is available should further space be required.

The sitting room is furnished with seating around a TV and electric fire with a window to the front. An open staircase leads upstairs.

The bedroom offers views to the church opposite and the fells beyond. The double bed and single bed in the bedroom offer flexible accommodation. The shower room features an electric shower, wash basin and WC.

The rear garden is shared with the owner next door. A bike shed is available and foot paths leading to Blencathra are direct from the garden. A pleasant bench seat at the front of the property looks to the church opposite and is set back from the road on a patio.

  • 1 bedroom – 1 double with additional single bed
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave and fridge with freezer box..
  • Welcome pack provided
  • Electric fire, Electric central heating
  • TV
  • Regret no Wi-Fi
  • Shared garden
  • Regret no dogs
  • Bike storage in shed
  • On street parking opposite or off street parking at the rear of the property
  • The property does not have a washing machine
  • Please note you will need to bring your own towels
  • Pub and shop within 0.5 miles
  • Short breaks available from Friday and Monday on selected dates - please call to book

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Location

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