Rose Cottage (Keswick) accommodation summary
Back porch/dining area
Shared rear gardenParking
Parking outside for one car, additional on street parking nearby.Other Info
The beds will be made up for you, please remember to bring your own towels
The house is heated by gas central heating
WiFi access is available at the property
A single dog is welcome at an additional charge of £20.00
The cottage is non-smoking
Please be aware, the stairs in the cottage are steep and may not be suitable for those who are less able.General Description
Rose Cottage (Keswick) is a traditional stone built cottage located in the quiet historic back streets of Keswick. Sleeping three people in the two first floor bedrooms which share a family bathroom, this is a cosy little house perfect for a small family or a couple looking for a quiet spot just a short walk from Keswick town centre. The downstairs living room has an open fire for cosy evenings in watching the flickering flames and the compact fitted kitchen contains all you need for meals in - if you can resist the temptation of the many eating out options, just a stroll away.
There is a parking space right outside and the front door of Rose Cottage leads straight into the homely living room. A 2-seat sofa and an armchair face the open fire in a lovely feature fireplace with slate hearth, perfect for quiet evenings in. If watching the mesmerising flames is not entertainment enough there is a Freeview TV, a stereo with radio and I-pod dock, and a bookshelf filled with a variety of novels and some local interest books. The high ceiling and mirror above the fireplace make the room feel more spacious whilst the Lake District prints and map on the wall help make it welcoming and cosy.
At the back of the living room is the doorway through to the compact but beautifully finished kitchen with smart fitted units. Small it may be but it is well designed and well equipped with everything you could possibly need. There is an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box and the sink is perfectly placed in front of the window to look out over the communal garden as you wash up. A large walk in cupboard houses a washer dryer as well as the usual cleaning equipment and a good choice of games.
The dining area, with muddy-boot-friendly tile and slate floor, provides access to the outdoors, with a table and three chairs tucked in front of a window looking out to the communal garden. The back door can be accessed via the pathway into the communal garden beside No1. George Street so it is handy if you are coming in after a walk. There are also hooks for hanging coats beside the back door.
The carpeted stairs lead up from the living room and are quite steep. At the top to the left is a pretty double room; lovely and bright due to the window looking out over the street with Latrigg and Clough Head just peeking out amongst the rooftops, this is a spacious room with a high ceiling and beautiful original feature fireplace. There is plenty of storage in the chest of drawers and wardrobe and both bedside tables have lamps.
At the back of the cottage is a single bedroom with a lamp over the bed, chest of drawers, mirror and small table. The window looks over the communal garden to the houses and rooftops of Keswick beyond with the fells just glimpsed in between. There is a portable bed guard available to allow toddlers to safely use this room without the need for a cot.
Completing the upstairs is the family bathroom, the towel rail is over the radiator for nice warm cosy towels - choose from bath or shower in the small bath with shower over.
Outside is a sheltered lawned garden. This is a shared, communal space which you are welcome to use and enjoy but please be courteous to the other residents particularly if you are visiting with a dog, poo bags are provided!
Rose Cottage is small but perfectly formed; a cosy little retreat just a stone's throw from Keswick's vibrant town centre, ideal for getting away from it all whilst being in the middle of everything.