Morven Cottage, Keswick, Lake District

"Wonderful cottage - the best we have ever stayed in. Lovely to open the curtains and see the beautiful mountains"

"Lovely cottage in the perfect location for  exploring Keswick and the surrounding area."

"First visit to the cottage, it won't be our last."

"We can't fault Morven Cottage; roomy, warm, very comfortable and very convenient. Many thanks!"

"All we expected and more; a perfect location."

"Morven Cottage is becoming our second home! A wonderful week, relaxing and comfortable, we love it!"

"A truly perfect holiday in a truly perfect location. We will be back next year!"

"We have been coming to the Lake District for over 35 years and have found Morven Cottage the most comfortable and well-equipped cottage we have stayed in."

"Another relaxing, enjoyable week. Morven Cottage continues to be comfortable, well-equipped and an excellent homely base for our Lake District activities."

"A very comfortable cottage in a wonderful location for walking in beautiful countryside. Hope to be back next year!"

*** Weeks beginning Sat Dec 7 and Sat Dec 14 now reduced to 295 fully inclusive.***

Morven Cottage has been regularly inspected by Visit England at 4 stars (excellent standard throughout; latest inspection March 2019). During 2017 Morven Cottage was let for 48 out of 52 weeks (we need to keep some weeks free for redecoration); for 36 of these 48 weeks the guests had stayed with us before and had chosen to rebook.

street map of Keswick showing the location of Morven Cottage

Morven Cottage has modern energy efficient gas central heating, unlimited hot water, and is fully double glazed. It provides very comfortable, warm and clean accommodation for 4 adults/children and one travel cot. The cottage has a private patio/garden area with table and chairs. All bed linen (except for the cot) and towels are supplied and all heating costs are covered within the rental.

The accommodation is as follows:

Kitchen: modern fitted kitchen with quality appliances including an electric oven and hob, extractor hood, microwave oven, fridge freezer, washing machine and separate vented tumble dryer, electric kettle, Dualit toaster, Dualit espresso machine, electric iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner and DAB digital radio. A high chair is available.

Living room: this room has two leather sofas, a dining table and chairs, an oak bookcase and coffee tables. For entertainment there is a high definition 32" LED television with Humax Freesat HD record system (over 150 digital television channels (with hard drive recording and access to on-demand television through BBC iPlayer, ITV player, All 4, demand 5 and Youtube), together with over 80 digital radio channels), DVD player and a CD hi-fi system. There is a selection of films on DVD (including the Julia Bradbury series Wainwright Walks), and a bookcase containing full sets of Wainwright and Ordnance Survey Lake District fell guides together with several up to date guide books for the area including a number aimed at families.

Bedrooms: two bedrooms (one with a double bed and one with twin beds), each with views over Skiddaw and Blencathra, both well furnished and decorated, and each with wardrobes, drawers, bedside tables with lamps and radio alarm clocks. A hairdryer is available. The twin bedroom has its own ensuite toilet and wash basin. A travel cot is available.

Bathroom: the bathroom is a large room with bath, separate shower room, washbasin, large towel radiator, toilet and razor point. There is unlimited hot water available. The twin bedroom also has its own ensuite toilet and wash basin.

Porch: heated with large towel / drying radiator with bench and storage areas for coats, boots and push chairs and a full relief map of the Lake District helpful for planning walks.

 

Morven Cottage is no-smoking but one well-behaved dog is welcome.

At present the following dates are available over the next 15 months (2019 dates in green, 2020 dates in blue; this page is updated regularly):

Nov 16 - Nov 23 325 Nov 23 - Nov 30 booked Nov 30 - Dec 7 325 Dec 7 - Dec 14 325
Dec 14 - Dec 21 425 Dec 21 - Dec 28 booked Dec 28 - Jan 4 595 Jan 4 - Jan 11 booked
Jan 11 - Jan 18 335 Jan 18 - Jan 125 335 Jan 25 - Feb 1 335 Feb 1 - Feb 8 335
Feb 8 - Feb 15 booked Feb 15 - Feb 22 475 Feb 22 - Feb 29 345 Feb 29 - Mar 7 booked
Mar 7 - Mar 14 booked Mar 14 - Mar 21 booked Mar 21 - Mar 28 395 Mar 28 - Apr 4 545
Apr 4 - Apr 11 545 Apr 11 - Apr 18 545 Apr 18 - Apr 25 495 Apr 25 - May 2 booked
May 2 - May 9 booked May 9 - May 16 booked May 16 - May 23 booked May 23 - May 30 booked
May 30 - Jun 6 525 Jun 6 - Jun 13 525 Jun 13 - Jun 20 booked Jun 20 - Jun 27 595
Jun 27 - Jul 4 595 Jul 4 - Jul 11 595 Jul 11 - Jul 18 755 Jul 18 - Jul 25 755
Jul 25  - Aug 1 755 Aug 1 - Aug 8 booked Aug 8 - Aug 15 725 Aug 15 - Aug 22 725
Aug 22 - Aug 29 725 Aug 29 - Sep 5 655 Sep 5 - Sep 12 625 Sep 12 - Sep 19 595
Sep 19 - Sep 26 booked Sep 26 - Oct 3 550 Oct 3 - Oct 10 495 Oct 10 - Oct 17 booked
Oct 17 - Oct 24 495 Oct 24 - Oct 31 625 Oct 31 - Nov 7 495 Nov 7 - Nov 14 325
Nov 14 - Nov 21 325 Nov 21 - Nov 28 325 Nov 28 - Dec 5 325 Dec 5 - Dec 12 325

(please remember that all bed linen (except for the cot) and towels are supplied and all heating costs are covered within the rental of the cottage)

Note that all weeks run Saturday to Saturday. An initial payment of 100 is required to reserve any week (please e-mail or telephone to confirm that a week is still available and to make a preliminary booking). The balance remaining should be paid two weeks before the stay together with a refundable deposit of 50 which will be returned within 10 days of the end of the holiday if there are no breakages or damage. This deposit does not apply if you have stayed with us before.

To make a preliminary booking or for further enquiries please contact David or Louise Brown at

mail: information@keswickholidaycottages.co.uk

telephone: (017687)74324

cottage postcode for SatNav: CA12 4DD

member of the Keswick Tourism Association

member of Quality in Tourism (current inspection 4 Stars)

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