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Rowling End House and The Mouse House

Rowling End, Keswick, Cumbria

Rowling End and the Mouse House are situated in one of the Lake District’s most beautiful and tranquil valleys.

Rowling End House and The Mouse House
Rowling End
Stair Newlands Valley
ca12 5ug
017687 77025
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These two self-catering properties have stunning views across the valley to Catbells and Maiden Moor. Whether you are looking to explore the high fells, lakes and valleys or simply wish to enjoy the dramatic landscape, Rowling End and the Mouse House provide the perfect starting point for your visit.

Beatrix Potter was a regular visitor to this area and her walks round the Newlands Valley inspired her to write The Tale of Mrs Tiggywinkle.

Renowned Lake District fell walker and writer Alfred Wainwright loved Newlands Valley too. He wrote: “More than 50 years have gone by since I first set eyes on Newlands and in all that time the valley seems not to have changed in any way.”

Rowling End is a family sized, tradtional Lakeland house. Rowling End House has been lovingly restored and in July 2009 it was awarded a 5-star Visit Britain rating. The understated luxuriousness is complemented by a large farmhouse kitchen with an Aga and open fires in each of the sitting rooms. Rowling end consists of 4 bedrooms, 2 with en suite bathrooms, 2 king-sized doubles and 2 twins. An additional large family bathroom with shower and roll top free standing bath. Two lounges to relax in with open fires, logs supplied and TV & DVD players. A kitchen/dining room with oil-fuelled Aga, also an electric oven and hob, American- style fridge freezer, dishwasher & microwave and a large dining table. A drying room/utility room for outdoor gear, also with a washer/dryer. A further cloak room with WC and wash basin. Outside the cottage there is a storage shed for the logs, which are supplied and a storage shed for bikes.

The Mouse House is an idyllic retreat for upto 2 people. Formerly a traditional Lakeland stone barn from when Rowling End was a farm, it has been sympathetically developed as a 1-bedroomed cottage and in July it was awarded a 4 star Visit Britain rating. The Mouse House consists of a bedroom on the top floor with a zip bed so you can request either a king-size bed or 2 single beds. A large shower room with walk in shower, sink and WC. An open-plan lounge with a TV and DVD player. A kitchen, open plan with the lounge, which has a built in oven, grill, microwave & hob, fridge with freezer and dishwasher also a washer/dryer. This cosy cottage for 2 is perfect for romantic breaks in the Lake District, singles or friends. The cottage is fully central heated and pets are welcome.

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