Property Details

Sale Agreed
  • Prime investment or idyllic second home opportunity
  • Superbly appointed stone built two bedroom period terrace cottage
  • Spectacular rear rural outlook over the river Greta
  • Idyllic setting less than one mile from Keswick town centre
  • Thriving robustly established luxury holiday letting use
  • Visit England four star gold accredited
  • Direct bookings through owners’ own website
  • Open plan living room and dining kitchen
  • Rear paved courtyard directly overlooking the river Greta
  • Front paved forecourt and on-site parking spaces

A superbly appointed stone built two bedroom period terrace cottage conveniently situated in an idyllic setting less than one mile from Keswick town centre with the rare combined benefits of a spectacular rear rural outlook directly over the river Greta, external paved courtyards for al fresco dining and adjoining parking spaces. Over the last eight years the present owners have successfully established and optimised profit from a thriving robustly established luxury self-catering holiday letting use with a Visit England four star gold accreditation and bookings sourced solely from their own website which avoids incurring letting agency fees. Offered with extensive secured forward bookings this is a truly outstanding investment opportunity. Internal viewing is highly recommended.


Ground Floor:

Entrance Vestibule With radiator.

Open Plan Living Room / Dining Kitchen 21′ 5" x 14′ 0" (6.53m x 4.27m) With a feature stone fireplace including remote control stove style gas fire, two radiators, stylish range of modern fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated oven, ceramic hob, extractor unit, fridge, freezer, dish washer and washing machine.

First Floor:


Bedroom One 10′ 5" x 10′ 3" (3.18m x 3.12m) Front bedroom with radiator, built in cupboard.

Bedroom Two 10′ 6" x 7′ 7" (3.2m x 2.31m) Rear bedroom with delightful rural view over the river Greta, radiator.

Shower Room 6′ 10" x 6′ 3" (2.08m x 1.91m) A luxury shower room with large shower cubicle including watering can head and rinser attachment, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Front paved forecourt and adjoining parking space for two cars, spacious rear paved courtyard directly overlooking the river Greta. Sightings of ducks, goldeneye, mergansers, herons, white throated dippers and grey wagtails are common and the rarer sightings include kingfishers and otters.

Services Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas central heating to radiators.

Tenure Freehold.

Energy Performance Certificate The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Business Rates Small business rates relief applies.

Flooding This flooded in 2015 for the first time, however £2.5 million has been invested in Keswick on flood alleviation measures. In addition the wall to the rear of the properties has been upgraded from a boulder and lime mortar construction, circa 1900 to reinforced concrete. The height of the wall to the rear of Lydia’s River Cottage by 80cm and is 45cm thick.

Directions From Keswick town centre proceed onto Penrith road and the cottage is located on the left within the row of cottages situated opposite the Twa Dogs public house car park.

Viewings By appointment with Hackney & Leigh’s Keswick office. Viewings are restricted to Saturdays from noon to 2pm

Offers over £395,000 invited. Contents are available by separate negotiation.

Floor Plan

Floorplan Lydia’s River Cottage, Penrith Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4JY




Contact the Keswick Office or call on: 017687 41741
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