Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
In a magnificent rural setting, these comfortable holiday properties were winners of the Keswick Tourism Association Country Establishments in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and the Cumbria in Bloom Tourist Board Rose Bowl for Self-Catering Establishment winners in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Rose Cottage is attached to the owner’s farmhouse home, Rambling Rose and Rosedale are adjacent and have both been converted to a high standard, and Primrose Cottage has been converted from a former byre. The cottages are beautifully furnished and equipped to VisitBritain ‘5 Star Gold’ standard. Rambling Rose is a quaint “upside-down” cottage. Entering via the ground floor you’ll find a tastefully decorated double bedroom with patio doors leading outside as well as a cosy twin room and family bathroom. Upstairs, the open plan living space, with beams throughout, is decorated with a feel of country charm, creating a delightful gathering space for the whole family to relax after exploring the local area. The traditional kitchen is great for the budding chef on holiday to pull together a feast in the evenings.Guests will enjoy the friendly rare breeds sheep and ponies (including miniature Shetland ponies) and visitors are welcome to walk in the fields surrounding the farm where red squirrels often visit, as well offering excellent bird watching. This 500-acre farm is set in an AONB, with walks from the door plus superb fell walking nearby. There is tennis, riding and golf, as well as good fishing locally. Keswick stands on the shores of Derwent Water and is an excellent base to explore delightful Borrowdale. In the town itself are many interesting shops, inns and restaurants, as well as a leisure pool. Just 6 miles away is Bassenthwaite Lake with a variety of water sports and the Lakeland Wildlife Park. The pretty village of Caldbeck is 4 miles, with a restaurant, tea rooms and shops. Maes Gallery and tea rooms serving food daily is within 2 miles. Uldale is 2 miles with a pub serving good food, and Ireby is 1½ miles away with a cosy pub with log fire and good food. Shop 4 miles. With 30 years’ experience, guests can be ensured a relaxing and luxurious holiday.Rambling Rose can be booked together with Rose Cottage (LPD), Primrose Cottage (LPG) and Rosedale (LYL) to accommodate up to 13 guests.
Ground Floor:Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and French doors to patio area.Bedroom 2: With twin beds.Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.First Floor:Open plan living space: With beams.Living area: With wood burner, Sky TV (sports package), DVD player and patio doors to Juliet balcony.Dining area.Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, freezer and dishwasher.
Oil-fired central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner provided, remainder available at cost. Welcome pack. Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared). Private patio with garden furniture and barbecue. 500 acres farmland grounds (shared). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Visit England 5 Star. Please note: This property has a natural filtered water supply from a spring.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Awaze Vacation Rentals Ltd.
Registered Office: Sunway House, Raglan Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2LW.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77