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Sefton House self catering in Keswick Cumbria

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This refurbished home has been lovingly restored with the assistance of an interior designer and local trade’s people. Sefton House sleeps eight people in two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and one bunk bedroom and is less than five minutes walk from the centre of Keswick. The house achieves a modern and comfortable feeling though its cleverly designed interior while retaining its identity as a traditional Lakeland town-house.

Sefton House is a classic three-storey Lakeland Green Slate town-house located at the heart of Keswick. This newly refurbished home which has been lovingly restored with the assistance of an interior designer and local trade’s people.

This beautiful house sleeps eight people in two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and one bunk bedroom. Sefton House is less than five minutes walk from the centre of Keswick, with its selection of traditional Cumbrian pubs, restaurants, shops and other popular tourist attractions.

Sefton House achieves a modern and comfortable feeling though its cleverly designed interior while retaining its identity as a traditional Lakeland town-house.

The house provides an excellent base for exploring the Lake District, with the spectacular Borrowdale and Newlands valleys only a few miles and a wealth of outdoor activities and attractions just on the doorstep of this property.

Situated between Skiddaw and Derwent Water, Keswick is a popular market town offering a wide range of tourist attractions, shops, pubs and restaurants and many museums and other places of interest. The town was recorded during the 13th century as a market town for cheese (the name Keswick actually means "cheese town"). Some of the most popular attractions of Keswick include: the Theatre by the Lake and the Cumberland Pencil Museum. Many of the popular attractions of Keswick are within walking distance of Sefton House (not to mention the Keswick Convention; which is only a couple of minutes walk away!).

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Aspatria 21.6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ground Floor

Entrance into this traditional Cumbrian house is into the entrance hall with original quarry tiled floor, leading into:

Lounge: The cosy lounge has comfortable leather sofa seating and two leather pouffes, gas flame fire, Digital LCD TV with DVD player and CD player and iPod/MP3 player dock.

Kitchen: Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor providing all the equipment you may need including upright fridge-freezer, dishwasher, Microwave and Oven and Hob.

Dining Room: Adjacent to the kitchen with beech table and seating for eight. The wall units provide the storage for the crockery which is supplied.

First Floor

Double Bedroom: Spacious double bedroom with fabulous king-sized four-poster bed, bedside cabinets and wardrobes.

Twin Bedroom: With two single beds and hardwood bedroom furniture.

Bathroom: The fully tiled luxurious self-contained bathroom with toilet, washbasin, bath with shower over, mirrored cabinet and towel radiator.

Second Floor

Bunk Bedroom: Bunk bedroom; ideal for the little ones complete with single bunk beds with individual reading lamps above and a built-in storage and cloths hanging.

Master Double Bedroom: The master double bedroom offers excellent views over the town and towards Skiddaw. Complete with king-sized bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe, DAB Digital Radio and access to the en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room: Fully tiled with good sized shower, toilet, wash basin with illuminated mirror.

Further details outdoors

Car Parking is on-street (no permits required). A private yard is available at the rear of the house.

Further details

Fuel and Bed Linen are included. Cot and High Chair are available upon request (linen is not provided for the cot). Pets are NOT accepted in this accommodation.

The Cumbria/Lake District

Cumbria is home to the Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland is world renowned for the beautiful lakes and mountains (or fells). The Lake District is home to the highest mountain in England: Scafell Pike measuring 978m (3210 ft).

The National Park was founded in 1951 to offer protection to the well known beauty spots and landscape that has provided inspiration to generations of artists' writers and musicians.

From a stroll around Buttermere to a climb to the highest peak a holiday in the English lakes provides exercise for the body and relaxation for the mind.

Market towns such as Keswick and Cockermouth give the opportunity to sample the delights of Cumbrian fare many establishments now source their ingredients from local producers.

Whilst areas like Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside are extremely popular other less commercial locations like the Solway Coast and Allonby give you space and quiet with the vast open shingle beaches the majestic beauty of the Solway.

A Cumbrian Cottage holiday booked through Stay Lakeland assures you of quality and value we have a unique selection of accommodations from simple Holiday home caravans to stunning timber lodges plus a range of cottages in and around this beautiful part of the country.


Keswick is a vibrant and bustling market town on the edge of Derwentwater, a lake quite rightly regarded as "The Queen of Lakes". Keswick is a popular town offering a vast range of tourist attractions, shops, pubs and restaurants and many museums and other places of interest. The town was recorded during the 13th century as a market town for cheese (the name Keswick actually means "cheese town").

Keswick was granted a charter for a market by King Edward I, today the town still holds the market every Saturday in the pedestrianised Main Street. The marketplace features the iconic Moot Hall, which was once the Town Hall but now acts as the towns Tourist Information Centre.

In addition to the weekly market the town centre has a tempting array of shops where you are sure to fin everything you’ll need from your daily requirements to that elusive special gift to take home. There is a vast array of independent and individual shops offering speciality foods, local produce, antiques, books, gifts, crafts and traditional toys, the town also has and an excellent choice of outdoor clothing and equipment retailers, thus earning the town the title of "Outdoor Retailer of the UK".

Derwent Water often referred to as "The Queen of Lakes" is located within the town of Keswick as well as occupying parts of Borrowdale, it is fed and drained by the River Derwent and measures approximately 3 miles long and 1 mile wide, Derwent Water is unusual in that it has four islands dotted along its length: Derwent, Lords, Rampsholme and St. Herbert’s. The lake also has cruises and row boats, allowing you to take advantage of the beautiful fells surrounding the lake. The Keswick Launch on Derwent Water sails from seven different points around the lake and also offer evening cruises.

In addition to the beauty of the local area, wealthy choice of pubs, bars and restaurants and the attractions of the town centre, Keswick also has an abundance of popular visitor attractions including: the Theatre by the Lake, Cars of the Stars, The Keswick Museum and Art Gallery and the Cumberland Pencil Museum. In addition the town holds a number of festivals and conventions including: Beer Festival, Mountain Festival and the Keswick Convention; to name a few.

Keswick has two main park areas Hope Park and Fitz Park. Hope Park is located between town centre and Derwent Water. It was originally donated to the town in 1925 by Sir Percy Hope and after his death the park was taken over by the Hope Park Charitable Trust. This magnificent park provides a quite area to admire the magnificent scenery. The park also has a Lakeland themed Crazy Golf Course, and 18 hole putting course and a 9 hole pitch and putt course. Fitz Park is only a short distance from the town centre, and has excellent views towards Skiddaw and Latrigg the park also houses the Keswick Museum and Art Gallery.

The mountains surrounding Keswick are a major attraction and it’s easy to get to the top of most of them. Skiddaw has a wide footpath to the summit, every day of the year; whatever the weather you’ll find someone making the ascent.

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5 May 2014


"Lads get away"

Sefton house was an excellent base for our lads weekend away. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were able to relax and enjoy. The weather was great for our walk up Helvellyn and stri… More

19 Mar 2014


"Fun weekend"

The house was a perfect base for 8 lads on a walking weekend. Clean, big, parking available, near to the town and pubs and close to all the lakes, walks and mountains. Would book again in a second.Tha… More

28 Aug 2013


"Great. Relaxing and well maintained. Plenty of free on street parking"

Travelled as group of eight. Comfortable spacious bedrooms. Well maintained and within 5 minutes walking/close distance of main high street with all shops/restaurants. Plenty of parking space on stree… More

8 Apr 2013



Set over three floors, this property was the ideal set up for our two families. Four adults and four kids, age 7 to 11.Good size, well proportioned rooms and cosy sitting room for the evening to relax… More

15 Mar 2013


"First class accommodation, ideal for large families/groups"

Our stay in March 2013 was perfect. The house is pleasantly furnished, spacious, very clean and the kitchen has everything you need. The location is ideal, on a quiet street and it takes no more than… More

25 Feb 2013


"Great location, close to amenities making it great for walkers or non walkers!"

This was a great house, had everything we could need. There were 7 in our party but we had plenty of space and the kitchen was fully equipped with everything we could need. Accommodation was lovely an… More

8 Jan 2013


"Great property in a fantastic location would highly recommend"

We travelled with friends and 3 children under 9 over New Year. The house was immaculate and the kitchen was stocked with every utensil, pot and pan you could ever wish for. The location was fantastic… More

24 Sep 2012


"clean, comfortable and spacious"

We found the property very clean and comfortable and it included some kitchen and bathroom essentials that are'nt always supplied in some properties. This was a good location - five minutes walk to the main shops.

18 Sep 2012


"well appointed"

spacious, warm and cosy, enough room for the six of us around the massive dining table, everything in good condition, nice fluffy washing machine, which would of been a bonus although a laun… More

3 Aug 2012


"Great Holiday Home!"

The house was decorated really nicely, well equipped & very clean. The rooms are all spacious with a good sized dining table... could have done with another table cloth as no washing machine. Very c… More

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