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!"

Morven Cottage has been regularly inspected by Visit England at 4 stars (excellent standard throughout; latest inspection January 2018). 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 (2018 dates in blue, 2019 dates in green; this page is updated regularly):

Aug 25 - Sep 1 booked Sep 1 - Sep 8 booked Sep 8 - Sep 15 booked Sep 15 - Sep 22 booked
Sep 22 - Sep 29 booked Sep 29 - Oct 6 booked Oct 6 - Oct 13 booked Oct 13 - Oct 20 booked
Oct 20 - Oct 27 595 Oct 27 - Nov 3 booked Nov 3 - Nov 10 booked Nov 10 - Nov 17 3325
Nov 17 - Nov 24 325 Nov 24 - Dec 1 booked Dec 1 - Dec 8 booked Dec 8 - Dec 15 325
Dec 15 - Dec 22 425 Dec 22 - Dec 29 booked Dec 29 - Jan 5 booked Jan 5 - Jan 12 325
Jan 12 - Jan 19 booked Jan 19 - Jan 26 325 Jan 26 - Feb 2 325 Feb 2 - Feb 9 325
Feb 9 - Feb 16 335 Feb 16 - Feb 23 465 Feb 23 - Mar 2 345 Mar 2 - Mar 9 345
Mar 9 - Mar 16 booked Mar 16 - Mar 23 375 Mar 23 - Mar 30 booked Mar 30 - Apr 6 535
Apr 6 - Apr 13 535 Apr 13 - Apr 20 535 Apr 20 - Apr 27 535 Apr 27 - May 4 485
May 4 - May 11 booked May 11 - May 18 495 May 18 - May 25 495 May 25 - Jun 1 575
Jun 1 - Jun 8 515 Jun 8 - Jun 15 booked Jun 15 - Jun 22 545 Jun 22 - Jun 29 575
Jun 29 - Jul 6 595 Jul 6 - Jul 13 595 Jul 13 - Jul 20 745 Jul 20 - Jul 27 booked
Jul 27 - Aug 3 booked Aug 3 - Aug 10 695 Aug 10 - Aug 17 695 Aug 17 - Aug 24 695
Aug 24 - Aug 31 695 Aug 31 - Sep 7 625 Sep 7 - Sep 14 595 Sep 14 - Sep 21 575
Sep 21 - Sep 28 575 Sep 28 - Oct 5 495 Oct 5 - Oct 12 495 Oct 12 - Oct 19 495
Oct 19 - Oct 26 625 Oct 26 - Nov 2 625 Nov 2 - Nov 9 495 Nov 9 - Nov 16 booked

(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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