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Fox Howe Cottage (Sleeps 4)

A delightful two bedroom single storey cottage laid out on ground floor level. It sleeps up to 4 people and may be suitable for anyone who finds stairs difficult. From the front of the cottage there are wonderful views of Skiddaw all the way around to the mountains above and beyond Keswick. The cottage has oak flooring throughout, is centrally heated, has WiFi and is dog friendly.

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Open plan living and kitchen area

From the car park three steps lead up to the entrance door. This opens directly into the living area. The flooring in here is oak with a tiled section alongside the kitchen units making it practical, especially for dogs

  • Seating area with two sofas in front of the log burner. TV, DVD player and digital radio
  • Kitchen area with an electric hob, electric fan oven, slow cooker, microwave, large fridge with a freezer box, dishwasher and washing machine. There is ample storage and workspace in here and a very good selection of cooking equipment. The freezer box is large enough for most holiday requirements but if you need more room please ask and we can give you access to a small chest freezer.
  • Dining area beside window looking out onto the patio. Extendable table allows for flexible dining
  • A small walk in cupboard provides storage space and a somewhere to dry wet outdoor kit.


The bedrooms both have oak flooring and look out onto the cottage patio

  • Double bedroom (king size bed) and en-suite shower room
  • Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower over bath)
  • Hairdryer in each bedroom


A door from the living area opens onto the patio at the rear of the cottage where there are fine views up to Whinlatter forest across our Croftlands House garden. The patio is a peaceful relaxing place to sit and is surrounded by a trellis fence making it secure for dogs. Red squirrels sometimes visit our garden and you might be lucky enough to see them playing in the hazel tree beside the patio. A BBQ is available. A 'lean to' shed off the patio provides storage space for outdoor equipment such as bikes.

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Croftlands, Thornthwaite, Keswick, CA12 5SA

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