Step out of the door in The Lake District and walk on the fells in all directions from Keswick without the need to use your car. Easy access to launches on Derwentwater and buses into Borrowdale and surrounding valleys. Cycle along the old railway. Fifteen minute walk to Keswick town centre. Five minute walk to well-stocked mini supermarket. This is a warm, comfortable two bedroom apartment in the top half of a former railway house, situated on the outskirts of Keswick. The house is built in traditional local stone with the top half rendered and painted white. The apartment has a spacious lounge, plus a good sized double bedroom and bathroom. A small bedroom has two bunk beds. The dining kitchen seats up to four, and is equipped to a very high standard. There is parking for two cars. The apartment has panoramic views of the Grassmoor Group of hills, from the lounge and both bedrooms. This is an ideal location for walking, and exploring the Lake District.
- Apartment807 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay2 nights
Apartment in Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, 15mins Walk To Centre Of Keswick, Located On Cycle/Foot Path
- Calendar last updated:
- Oct 22, 2018
About Catherine Edgar
4 Ridgemount is owned by Catherine and John Edgar who lived in Cumbria for over 30 years, although we have now moved to Worcestershire. We are ardent walkers and love the theatre.
Catherine Edgar purchased this Apartment in 2008
Why Catherine Edgar chose Keswick
Keswick is an ideal base for our family holidays as it allows us such easy walking access to the the lakes and is also an outlet for the cultural aspects of Keswick such as the famous theatre, book and jazz festivals etc. There are plenty of activities for families with young or older children in the town and in the area. Keswick also has a good choice of pubs and restaurants The apartment is very cosy with stunning views, this is why we fell for it.
What makes this Apartment unique
The benefit above other properties is that it is near but not in the town centre and is therefore quiet with good views yet close to amenities. We have 2 designated off road private parking spaces at the back of the property. We are on a bus route and also right next to the old railway track which is now a cycling and walking route. We do not increase our prices over the summer or at holiday times.
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Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
The apartment was lovely. Good size main bedroom with plenty of wardrobe and bag space. Bunk bedroom was small but great for the 7 year old with us. Plenty of room with us for his baggage. We had one complaint that I'm sure you could resolve with your cleaners. When my partner took a shower the basin started to fill up. Noticed a plunger behind the sink so used that. On lifting the drain plug it was matted with hair from previous visitors. Not very pleasant as you can imagine. Once cleared, the shower was perfect for rest of weekend. The living area was great. The 2 seater sofas were comfy and the views to the fells in the distance were gorgeous. Kitchen had everything we needed. Parking was around the back of the property with 2 spaces marked out, ideal for our 2 cars. Access is up external metal staircase to front door so wouldn't suit everyone. Overall a lovely 1st floor roadside apartment that we would return to. Just have a word with the cleaners please in regard to the showered tray drain
We are very sorry you had this unpleasant experience with the shower drain. As I explained in my email we always clear it out on our visits (last visit in July). My regular cleaner was on holiday before your visit and she would have attended to the problem if she noticed a slow outflow. I have now alerted all the cleaners to the potential problem. I am glad everything else was good for you. Regards Catherine
Great location, all you could need for a week long break.
We had a fantastic break in Keswick.
The apartment has everything which you need. It’s very clean and the owner always replies promptly to emails .
A great place to stay.
Very convenient for getting into the town and ideal for the Convention.
A great base
4 Ridgemount is a very comfortable flat, in an excellent situation for exploring all that Keswick has to offer.
The accommodation is clean and spacious.
Very comfortable bed.
Extremely well appointed kitchen.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return.
what a brilliantflat.well supplied with everything a real home from home.
the flat is amazing. it is so close to everything in Keswick and within good driving distance to all the lakes. The flat is very comfortable and well appointed. we had fairly good weather, a couple of days overcast and then the start of this beautiful weather. we have holidayed a lot of times in the lakes and we were always told by locals if you were there for two weeks you should have two goods days and we have always spent our holidays accordingly so this time we were happy to have over 50% good days such a brilliant area what ever the weather and this flat just added to the enjoyment. thank you to everyone concerned .
The property has 2 dedicated parking spaces, although much can be enjoyed locally without the need for a car
Fitz park nearby, ideal for children.
Castlehead (162m, 531 feet), only ten minutes out of Keswick but with splendid views of the Borrowdale valley and beyond. The old railway track is now a first class level and quiet path to nearby Threlkeld, following and crossing the course of the River Greta, a lovely wooded valley.
Latrigg (367m, 1174 feet), easier to reach than it might look and with a glorious panorama of northern Lakeland from the summit.
Walla Crag is another lovely walk which you can start from Keswick and commands wonderful views over Derwentwater.
Derwentwater (about 9miles, 5 hours) and Buttermere (about 4 miles, 2-3 hours) have clear round the lake paths with minimal road use and splendid views. The Derwentwater walk can be staged by using the launch and bus services.
Catbells (445m, 1424') is an extremely popular fell to climb. Combined with a launch trip to or back from Keswick the options are to follow the ridge or take the easier terrace along this prominent fell.
Haystacks (582m, 1908'). A favourite of Wainwright and where he chose to have his ashes scattered.
This is a very varied route with great views into the Buttermere Valley.
For those wanting to tackle the highest peaks, the area contains England's highest mountains all within easy reach of Keswick, Skiddaw (931m, 3054'), The Scafells (977m, 3206'), Helvellyn (949m, 3116') and Great Gable (899m, 2949').
Booking Notes: £40 deposit payable at time of booking. Balance to be paid 2 weeks prior to start of stay. We charge £390 inclusive for a week's stay irrespective of season school holidays etc. Short stays cost £50 per night plus £40 per stay for cleaning.e.g. 5 nights would be £290 Changeover Day: Saturday changeover is preferable but we will try to be flexible as far as possible. Please arrive after 2 p. m. and vacate by10 a. m. to allow for cleaning and changeover time. Notes on prices: Property is available for weekly or short stay (min 2 nights) rental. Short stays incur an additional £40 cleaning charge per stay Please bring your own linen and towels.. We provide duvets and pillows. There are 2 designated parking spaces for no 4 behind the property. I am sorry but we do not allow pets.