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Brook House 2,character village cottage,woodburner, by stream & ducks local Inn

Brook House 2  lounge with woodburner stove
34 reviews
Brook House 2  lounge with woodburner stove
Brook house 2 spacious lounge with woodburner stove three comfy sofas and much character
Kitchen brook House 2
Downstairs double bedroom
Upstairs ensuite bedroom
Patio looking towards the cottage (you can see the lounge window)
Our puddle ducks
The puddle ducks again
Riverside by cottages
Bench by the stream near the cottages
Flowers by the entrance
Riverside by cottages
One of our chickens next to the stream and ducks
The view from the road across from the cottage
Panoramic view of Skiddaw mountain 15 mins walk away
Bassenthwaite Lake - this view is an easy flat 1.75 miles walk from the cottage
View of Bassenthwaite Lake - taken a steep 10 mins walk from the cottage
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
"By a stream with ducks "- delightful setting for this traditional cottage with large wood burner stove and oak beams, by village farm - Bassenthwaite Nr Keswick , Lake district. This cottage sleeps 6 in2/ 3 bedrooms (or with adjoining Studio through interlinking door can sleep 6/9), one with family room (one double and 2 singles en-suite) one bunk bedroom, and one double bedroom. Smart new bathroom with shower over bath, large fitted kitchen, large lounge with 3 comfy sofas and feature fireplace with woodburner stove. 2 bathrooms in total. This cottage is well-cared for and kept up to a high standard. There is a patio area with seating which is gated . Cots, high chairs, stairgates are all available at no extra charge. This is a great place for families or adults alike to stroll the country lanes, play games on the village gr... Read more
About the Owner, Mrs A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 97 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
Owners are on hand if you need information or help with your daily itinerary.
It is all part of our service if you need our assistance. We do have a large selection of walk books, maps and other leaflets on tourist attractions etc.
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2017

This cottage is excellent in every respect. Lovely owners, lots of space, very clean,well equipped. Beautiful place ☺

Management response:

It was a delight to meet you all - all the way from New Zealand. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Brook House 2. Hope you will consider staying with us again when you revisit .


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Asma Asif...
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Beautiful cottage, perfect condition, gorgeous surroundings. Really loved it, can't wait to go back again.

Sun R
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Just spent our Easter holiday at Brook House 2 with our two young children. It is a lovely cozy little cottage at a great location. The kids enjoyed just playing by the steam, on the swing and checking on the ducklings. It allows us to have a lazy morning to get ready. Very friendly owner who is very helpful while...

Management response:

Hi so pleased you enjoyed your Easter holidays here in Brook House 2 Bassenthwaite Village. The children were just the right age to enjoy the stream (even though they were apparently wet several times!) and our new born baby ducklings. Also egg collecting from our ;20 indian runner ducks each morning. Hope you will return to see us again. Mrs...


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  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
We do not allow stag nights or hen parties or anything rowdy or similar.
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22 Jul 2017 -
26 Aug 2017
school summer holidays 2017
7 nights -- --
21 Oct 2017 -
27 Oct 2017
October half term
7 nights -- --
21 Dec 2017 -
28 Dec 2017
Xmas 2017
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Logs for the lovely wood burner stove included in rent - collect from barn on farm.
Bed linen provided - towels can be hired Mid week breaks are for a min of 4 nights only. In most cases we can offer Sunday nights for just a small extra charge on the weekend breaks. The main cost is for Friday and Saturday nights. Please contact us for more unusual dates and if we can we will endeavour to fit you in.
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in heart of Bassenthwaite Village, which has a traditional village green, in quiet location by a stream with ducks, between Skiddaw Mountain (4th highest in Lake District) and Bassenthwaite Lake.
Ideal rural location without being remote.
Village inn serving food and real ales 2 mins walk away.
15 mins from Keswick and Cockermouth with the rest of the Lakes and Cumbria easily accessible.
Parking by the cottage or on the quiet village road next to the cottage.
Trotters World of Animals, the Osprey viewpoint at Dood Wood, Mirehouse Historic House all nearby.
Car advised
How to get there
From junction 40 Penrith junction take A591 for approx 15 miles to Crosthwaite roundabout on the edge of Keswick . Take last turn off roundabout signposted for Carlisle . Only travel 6 miles from here (twisty road) then turn off right for Bassenthwaite Village . The village is half a mile from this turn off. When you reach the village continue straight forward with the village green of your right and go pas the row of cottages called The Orchard. Bear right round the corner and Brook House 2 is just a few yards from here on your right opposite the stream with DUCKS!
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