House - Entire home/apt · Manor Brow, Keswick, England CA12, United Kingdom
Your host, Gillian
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The Space

The Lodge is a charming, welcoming cottage, situated at the entrance to Castlerigg Manor. Its stunning six and a half acres of grounds look on to the majestic Skiddaw mountain range. With all amenities, the Lodge is in a quiet residential area, a short walk from the centre of the beautiful market town of Keswick and the foreshore of Derwentwater.

The town offers an excellent visitor experience with shops, restaurants, traditional pubs and other attractions such as the renowned Theatre by the Lake.

Used as a base for exceptional walking opportunities or for further exploration of the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District, Castlerigg Manor Lodge is the ideal value for money holiday base for larger groups or families.

Sleeping up to 10 people, a warm welcome is assured with an open plan kitchen and dining area linked to the main lounge. The kitchen has all integrated appliances including electric hob and oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The lounge has new sofas, electric fire and TV and CD player. Leading away from the lounge, the property offers three double en – suite bedrooms (one with disabled facilities), one twin bedroom, two single bedrooms and a main bathroom. There is gas fired central heating throughout.

There is parking for up to six vehicles and use of the grounds of Castlerigg Manor.

All fuel (gas and electricity), bed linen, a cot and a high chair are provided.
No smoking or pets

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 10
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4
Beds: 6
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $2100 /week
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • This is a very nice lodge in an absolutely beautiful area. It was way more house than we needed, but was still reasonably prices for a party of five. Would stay here again in a minute. The lodge is connected to a Catholic retreat center, but it is quite private. Our interactions with the staff (check in and check out) at the center were efficient and cordial. Could not be happier. Highly recommend if you're looking for a relaxing place in the lake district.

    June 2014
  • This place is very well organized, it was well suited for our needs We enjoyed our stay

    June 2014
  • Great property - really spacious and great setting. Lovely to be able to use the grounds and even had a little bbq! Perfect for a large-ish group.

    June 2014
  • As described, property is conveniently located for town centre and in a nice quiet area. Spacious, well equipped. Perfect base for exploring the nearly lakes and hills!

    June 2014
  • All very easy going. As this is selfcatering you might want to check what you assume will be there (e.g. No coffeemaker which is not unusual in the UK as most Britons consider the instant option they refer to as coffee as a genuine product...). Communication with Gillian is prompt and clear. The lodge has all the basics one needs to enjoy oneself and it's a great base from which to design trip schemes and for regrouping. The rooms are adequate. The two bed room is very small. We were with eight people and that was quite alright. You could crank it up to ten but then you'll feel that it's a squeeze. Be aware that cooking and living are in the same room.

    May 2014
  • Lovely place, helpful staff and suited all our needs.

    February 2014
  • We were a group of 8, which meant we had plenty of room -- 3x en suite doubles, a loads of singles - and Gillian (Ruth's colleague) was very helpful. Only one small hiccup when the heating broke down at night (we went in February and it was freezing), but it was fixed in the morning.

    The lodge is next door (about 400m away) to the Manor house, which is a Catholic Youth Centre now. The lodge itself is comfortable, functional, a good base for large groups -- the kitchen table is a great talking space. There's a dryer for those sudden rainstorms you'll see at certain times of year, and a dishwasher.

    We had a great time here, because of the space available. It would have felt empty with fewer than 8 people though.

    February 2014
  • This is a large accommodation just a few minutes walk to downtown. It's comfortable, on beautiful grounds, and was well suited to our party of 7.

    January 2014
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