Guide price £1,200,000

Parkergate CottagesBassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4QG


    Key features

    • Idyllic location near the village of Bassenthwaite
    • Grade II listed four bedroom main farmhouse
    • Six individually styled holiday letting cottages
    • Extensive views of the wider Lake District National Park
    • Communal garden and paddock
    • Strong trading record

    A well presented farmhouse with six charming letting cottages in a rural location with a magnificent outlook extending over the Lake District National Park.

    About this property

    • The property comprises a Grade II listed farmhouse with six holiday cottages, reception, communal laundry room, outdoor seating area, communal garden and paddock beyond. The Grade II Listed farmhouse is a beautiful four-bedroom property which sleeps 8-10 people. It is currently let as a holiday cottage but would also suit being a family home. The property is arranged over two floors. The ground floor comprises a sun room, open-plan kitchen and dining area, boot room, lounge with log burner, WC, games room and utility room with a washing machine and dryer. The first floor comprises three en-suite double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and family bathroom. Externally, the property benefits from a private garden, decking area with outdoor seating, barbecue facilities and parking for two cars. Guest accommodation is provided across six attractive converted barns, built from traditional Lake District stone. The cottages have been finished to a high standard and the majority enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. All cottages are self-catered with kitchen and living areas containing TVs, fridge/freezers, electric oven, microwaves and some have sofa beds and access to WIFI. Each cottage has access to an outside area, either a private patio or balcony, or the communal garden. The cottages have use of the communal laundry room. There are two vacant units below the Loft Cottage which are currently being used for storage. These units present scope for development, subject to necessary planning consents. Externally the cottages have access to barbeques and the communal gardens overlooking the lake and outdoor seating areas. Private parking is available on site. There is a paddock to the side of the property.

    Local information

    • Parkergate Cottages are situated in an idyllic location in the outskirts of Keswick. Bassenthwaite is a small, picturesque agricultural village not far from Bassenthwaite Lake. There are a number of charming villages in the surrounding area including Thorntwaite, Applethwaite and Millbeck. The property benefits from being in one of the best locations in the whole of Cumbria for enjoying spectacular Lakeland sunsets over the North West fells. Local attractions include the Lakes Distillery, Mirehouse and gardens, Lake District Wildlife Park and Honister Slate Mine.
    • Cumbria is one of the largest and most rural counties in England. The Lake District National Park covers over 500,000 acres and is one of the UKs premier tourist destinations attracting over 19.7 million tourists in 2017. Home to England’s highest mountain range, tarns, meres and 12 of the largest lakes in England, the National Park offers extensive walking and cycling routes, along with the opportunity to climb England’s highest mountain, Scarfell Pike.
    • The property is approximately 22 miles from Junction 40 of the M6, affording excellent accessibility to the wider Lake District National Park and beyond. The nearest train station is Penrith, approximately 22 miles to the east of the property. Newcastle airport is the closest airport to the property, approximately 81 miles away, offering services to the rest of the UK and Europe.

    Energy performance

    EPCs are available upon request.