Rosedale is a comfortable semi-detached house happily situated in the village of Portinscale, just outside Keswick the Lake District's adventure capital. With mountain views, three bedrooms, plenty of socialising space and a charming patio to enjoy some evening sun it makes an ideal jumping off point for this much-loved area. Added to all this there's a well reviewed village pub serving homecooked food and real ale just a stone's throw away.
Whether you are looking for an energetic outdoor holiday, a foodie voyage of discovery or a gentle, picturesque potter about then Portinscale is an ideal base. The fell walking opportunities are second to none, with Catbells, Grisedale Pike, and Whinlatter Forest right on the doorstep. There are plenty of gentler walks nearby too with the Allerdale Ramble passing close by and the opportunity to join the beautiful 10 mile Derwentwater Walk which virtually passes the door.
Rosedale is in a perfect situation to explore nearby Keswick too. It's a vibrant and bustling Lakeland town with a wealth of attractions including an art deco cinema and the beautifully situated Theatre by the Lake. Families are well catered for with a Leisure Pool, indoor climbing walls and award winning interactive museums all nearby. Aside from these visitors can also enjoy the great range of shops and eateries on offer in the town. It's just a one-mile walk or a five-minute drive from the cottage. For the history buffs among you, there is ancient kind on show up at Castlerigg Stone Circle or the more recent literary kind at nearby Mirehouse.