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The Mount self-catering

Elegant B&B - with lovely dining room, lounge with an open fire, and views from all the rooms.
1 of 34Elegant B&B - with lovely dining room, lounge with an open fire, and views from all the rooms.
Holiday Rental House -
6 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 11
Portinscale, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Our guests just love The Mount - saying it is a 'home-from-home'. We hope to ensure that you have the best holiday here - one made of good memories of relaxing by the open fire, aga-cooked dinners with friends and family in our beautiful dining room, coffees in the garden, sleeping well in the Egyptian cotton sheets, waking up to the beautiful views of the lake and mountains, good walks - in short, a relaxing and special time away from the hustle and bustle of usual life.

The Mount is set in a very special place - one of the loveliest villages in the lakes. Portinscale village has it all - it is peaceful, right on the lake-shore, has wonderful cafes, an ideal place to start many great walks including Catbells, and two marines for canoeing, kayaking and sailing - and yet is a...
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About the Owner
Caroline H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2016
Interaction with guests
When possible we will meet you at the property and give you the keys etc. We can answer any questions - and tell you about the aga, give you tips on things to do, etc. When this is not possible, we have a keysafe and will give you the code. We love our home and love sharing it with guests. In the school holidays we rent out our whole home (and leave in a little cottage behind The Mount or going camping!), for the rest of the year we do B&B. See our other site, called The Mount B&B, for B&B bookings.
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The amount is situated in the centre of Portinscale and was easily found using the clear directions given by Caroline the owner. There is on street parking and also off street parking at the rear of the property ( you do need directions for this)....More

Thank Jacky D
Management response:Responded 1 October 2017

Many thanks Jacky. It was great having you and your friends here. Many thanks for looking after our home so well. We are delighted you liked it all so much!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Mount is a lovely home with great facilities and a very well stocked kitchen. Caroline and Clive were very kind and helpful and the welcome pack was outstanding. The home made bread and lemon cake were delicious. The beds were very comfortable and the...More

1  Thank Flyer383308
Management response:Responded 3 August 2017

Many thanks for such a nice review. We feel so lucky to have such nice guests, and are particularly grateful that you left our home looking lovely and clean. We are pleased you enjoyed the house and your stay so much and hope to see...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

After staying in many BBs all over the UK I can honestly say without question this is up there with the best.So many nice touches from the tea and homemade cake on arrival to the exquisite house itself. The owners Caroline and Clive are lovely...More

Thank socket52
Management response:Responded 28 July 2017

We feel so lucky to be able to attract such lovely guests! Many thanks for such a great review. It is so rewarding getting feedback like this. And it was lovely having you to stay, and we hope to see you again!

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Kings
    3 Twins
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: €285 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Some people say that the lakes 'feed the soul' - and it is true. We feel so lucky to live somewhere where we can jump in the lake after school, canoe to an island for a BBQ, go rock climbing with friends, or simply find a great lakes pub after a good walk. Lots of Swallows and Amazons adventures.

The Lake District has recently received World Heritage status - in recognition of it's intense beauty and importance in inspiring centuries of artists, writers, poets, conservationists and walkers. It is not a place to miss - and Portinscale manages to maintain the essence of the lakes.
Getting around
A car is handy in the lakes to see all the interesting, and sometimes, less-known parts. But there is so much you can do without a car. You can do some amazing walks right from the door - including Catbells - no visit to the Lakes is complete without taking in the views from this lovely, little mountain. It only takes 15-20 minutes to walk in Keswick - for an array of places to eat, as well as to see the shops, market, theatre and museums. There are also buses to some of the central spots to visit - Keswick, Cockermouth, Buttermere, Honister and also the South Lakes.
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Penrith : 30.0 km
Based in the pretty village of Portinscale, Keswick, The Mount is easy to find.

Please email us for directions.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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