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The Mount

  • Portinscale
  • Keswick
  • CA12 5RD


  • Close to Shops
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Group Holidays
  • Lake Views
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Welcome Hamper
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 6 bedrooms, 5 bath/ shower rooms 
  • Views over Derwent Water & fells 
  • Short walk to the centre of Keswick 

About this Holiday Cottage

Dating from the Arts and Crafts period, The Mount is a home full of soul and Edwardian charm which boasts beautiful views over Derwent Water and the surrounding fells. Perfect for larger families and groups, the house retains many original features which are complimented by hotels standard ensuites, superb self catering facilities and an attractive courtyard garden. 

The amenities of Keswick can be found a short walk away and the surrounding area is ideal for gentle lakeside walks, boat trips, cycling, canoeing or relaxing with a good ale or cream tea.


The comfortable lounge is well appointed with leather sofas, an open fire and flat screen with HDMI ports and BluRay player. There is also a music system with 3.5mm audio lead for connecting iPods, phones and other music players. The light and bright dining room is set next to the kitchen and offers plenty of seating for up to twelve people.

The beautiful kitchen forms the heart of the house and includes a gas Aga*, modern four plate induction hob and under counter dual oven. There is also a dishwasher, casual dining area for four people and adjacent utility room with laundry facilities. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

  • Pretty single bedroom with views towards Derwent Water and the fells beyond. Please note that this first floor bedroom does not have ensuite facilities
  • Two further superior double rooms with views towards Derwent Water and the fells. Both of these first floor bedrooms have their own ensuite shower room
  • Superior twin bedroom with view of Skiddaw and a generous bathroom with separate shower
  • Superior double bedroom with super king size bed and views over Derwent Water. This second floor bedroom also has a good sized ensuite shower room
  • Double bedroom with king size bed and fabulous views out to Skiddaw. This second floor bedroom has a compact shower room


The outside space includes a well maintained flower garden to the front with path leading up to the front door. To the side, there is an outside bench which can be extended to seat twelve people. The large car park can be found to the rear.  

Other Things to Note

* An extra charge applies for use of the gas Aga and intended use should be included in bookings. 

A travel cot and high chair are available free of charge.  


The Mount primarily operates as a Bed & Breakfast but is opened up as self catering accommodation at certain times of the year including the summer, Easter, Christmas and New Year. Visit the website or contact us for further details. Up to two dogs are welcome at an extra charge of £30 each per stay. 


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