Greta Mill is a stunning 4 bedroom luxury Lake District cottage with HOT TUB and views over the river to the fells beyond and ideally located in the heart of the popular town of Keswick. To the rear of the cottage there is an enclosed courtyard with a Hot Tub. An ideal base for families or groups of friends looking for a central base from which to explore the northern Lake District.
The area is ideal for those looking to explore the northern Lake District. The shores of Derwentwater are close by where a lovely day can be spent on board a launch cruising around the lake relaxing and taking in spectacular views whilst you sail. Keswick has a wide variety of amenities including pubs serving fine food and real ales, restauarants, shops, museums, pretty parks a golf course and much more. There is a whole host of walking opportunities from the doorstep including the nearby slopes of Skiddaw and Latrigg.
Situated only a short stroll from the centre of Keswick, Greta Mill built circa 1850 is a late Georgian/Victorian town house which has been sympathetically renovated by the owners using their flare for design and now provides a base for large families or groups of friends looking for a luxurious and centrally based retreat from which to explore Keswick and the surrounding area. Greta Mill boasts amazing views over the River Greta to Fitz Park and Skiddaw towering above.
This centrally heated cottage comprises:
* Entrance hallway with original timber flooring and seating area.
* Lounge/diner with original timber flooring, electric stove effect fire, TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi, i-Pad/i-Pod dock and a selection of local maps, walking, shopping and eating guides, DVDs and children's story books.
* Kitchen with cosy seating area and wood burning stove, central island, duel fuel range cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
* First floor Double bedroom with wall mounted TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
* Double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
* Double bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
* Twin bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
* Family bathroom with traditional roll top bath, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
* All, gas, electric, bed linen and towels included.
* Cot and highchair available.
* Free Wi-Fi available.
* Z beds available for 2 extra children upon request (Please note there is a charge of £25 per person for the use of the Z beds).
* Private parking for 3 cars.
* Secure storage area suitable for storing outdoor equipment, boots and bikes.
* Access to a private paved courtyard with seating area.
* Hot tub available at a supplement of £100 per week or part week booking.
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Left on 07/13/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 13, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
For the value of this house for 8 people it is very poorly equipped. Small fridge under the bench, no fry pan only a small wok, with 4 ensuites only one hot shower will work effectively at any other time, parking only for 3 small cars and often have to move all cars to get one out. Many others too much to mention and not recommended as a house suitable for 8.
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We do advise all guests to contact the office or the owner as soon as possible should you have any problems with your property. Unfortunately, on this occasion, we did not receive a call regarding the issues you have raised above. Had we been made aware of your concerns we would have acted immediately to ensure that your stay was as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Greta Mill has been sympathetically and lovingly renovated by the owners using their flare for design. It is extremely popular with large families and groups of friends. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at this property but hope to welcome you back to the Lake District in the future.
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“A superb break”
Left on 05/24/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 24, 2013Stayed Apr 2013
The cottage was lovely and had plenty of room. It was our first holiday with our 4 month old grandson and his mum and dad so we wanted the space. The bedrooms were all very spacious and it was lovely to have en-suites with them all. The downstairs was fine although the sitting area in the living room was a little dark even with the blind open. Been to Keswick many times, love it there and would definitely book the cottage again.
Only gripe and its very small, there were tools for the fire, and where was the gazebo pictured over the hot tub?
“Relaxing, family friendly, central location with views!”
Left on 03/19/2013 for a stay in February 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 19, 2013Stayed Feb 2013
Greta Mill was a very special place for me this year.
A gathering together of our two sons and their partners in celebration of my retirement, their father's birthday and one son's return to these shores from being far away for over a year!
Key pick up was straight forward...just down the road, within walking distance.
Lovely contemporary decor.
It had 3 doubles all with en-suites! (quite rare) and was central to Keswick's amenities.
Real ale Pubs,Shopping and the brilliantly stocked Booths!(Not cheap but 5 types of coconut milk to choose from!) so couples could be as independent as they wished, without compromising on my view of the snow capped mountains drinking tea in bed each morning from the front master bedroom.
No rain all week!!
The wonderfully equiped kitchen and large dinning table lead to a type of 'Come Dine With Me' arrangement for eating.
All parties scoring maximum marks.
more intimate eating could have been don by couples in the kitchen or utility / boot sitting room.
Our only regrets were:- Not finding the time to use the Hot Tub, too much time taken up walking, climbing, eating and drinking...though I did luxuriate in the fabulously indulgent bath a couple of times.
Also the master bedroom shower was in need some plugbustering as it overflowed the shower tray.
Front bedroom had busy road noise, but it didn't bother us.
And there were no instructions on the use of the log burner in the cosy little extra room.
So after filling the kitchen with smoke, we abandoned the attempt for hopefully a better informed future visit.
Sadly Greta Mill is up for sale and I can't afford to buy it.
It's not a cheap family holiday option, but, for me, definately worth it'(...also we went at the cheaper time)
So go and enjoy!
Left on 08/17/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 17, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
Greta Mill is a beuatifully kept property, well equipped and set out to welcome us. All local info was provided in a welcome note, with a bottle of wine in the fridge and a plate of cakes to start our holiday. Even the dogs had a jar of treats supplied! The house is tastefully decorated and furnished and a delight ot stay in. Situated opposite a large park it was perfectly located and there were some good walks to be had in the vicinity. Shopping centre was about 5 minutes walk away and we found Keswick a delightful town. The only thing I missed was a decent, sharp knife for cooking purposes and a cheese grater, so would recommend anyone to take their own; a very minor point! Also worth noting that the beds are doubles in three of the bedrooms, so if you're travelling with friends make sure they are good ones! We all loved the hot tub and it was perfect to fall into after a few hours of hill walking! Would definitely go again.
“Fantastic cottage , it made our holiday one of the best we have”
Left on 07/29/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 29, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
Greta mill was an amazing cottage , excellent in every way , on arrival we where met by cakes , wine and a very nice welcoming card saying have a lovely holiday ... Much appreciated ! We had not stayed in Keswick before but found so much to do and the walks where within easy walking distance from the cottage , also opposite the cottage is a lovely park with tennis courts and a leisure centre which we used while on holiday ! We look forward to visiting Greta Mill and it's relaxing hot tub in the near future !
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