• About Blackbeck Cottage

    Blackbeck Cottage is a characterful holiday home and is perfectly located for a family to explore the history, mountains, lakes and beaches of Cumbria.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Dishwasher
      Dishwasher
    • Main fuel or power incl.
      Main fuel or power incl.
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Television
      Television
    • Woodburning stove
      Woodburning stove
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Blackbeck Cottage is a characterful holiday home and is perfectly located for a family to explore the history mountains lakes and beaches of Cumbria.\n\n\nGround Floor \n\n2 steps to entrance.\n\nOpen plan living space \nWith beams and wooden floor.\n\nLiving area \nWith wood burner 32 Smart TV iPod dock CD player and bluetooth speakers.\n\nDining area.\nKitchen area \nWith electric oven electric hob microwave fridgefreezer dishwasher washing machine and tumble dryer.\n\nBathroom \nWith shower over bath toilet and heated towel rail.\n\n \nFirst Floor \n\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.\n\nBedroom 2 \nWith twin beds.\n\n \n\n \n\n \n\nElectric central heating electricity bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Highchair available on request. \n\n Lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. On road parking additional public car park. No smoking. Please note There is a fenced stream in the grounds.\n\n A beautifully presented terraced cottage renovated with care and decorated with love makes this an ideal retreat for your next Lake District escape. Arriving at Blackbeck Cottage you’ll instantly feel at home and those few steps along the garden path are sure to put a smile on your face. Set back from the village road with a well-presented front garden Blackbeck Cottage has been completely renovated and refurbished for 2018. Every detail has been carefully considered with guest experience in mind during the transformation of this traditional cottage into a 21st-century holiday home. The ground floor is open plan making it a great hang out with a contemporary kitchendining area linking to a comfortable living area with wood burner for those cosy nights by the fire. All fixtures and fittings appliances and furnishings are ready for you to experience. The attention to detail is evident with the exposed stonework and timber beams which offer a glimpse to the traditional heritage and character of the property whilst the modern finish provides the comfort that is expected in today’s busy lifestyle. The high specification bathroom with oversized bath and shower is ideal to ease those aching muscles after a day in the fells. Upstairs you’ll find the spacious bedrooms with ample hanging and storage space for your belongings a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom making this property perfect for couples and families. Blackbeck Cottage is also pet friendly so feel free to bring your four-legged friends to enjoy their holiday too.\nSituated in the picturesque village of Ullock which is located on the fringe of the Lake District National Park between Cockermouth and Ennerdale making a great location for your next Cumbrian getaway. It offers easy access to explore the western Lake District and coast and has a couple of pubs and restaurants nearby. Your nearest lake is Loweswater which is just 3 miles away. Loweswater is surrounded by stunning scenery amazing fells walking and cycling routes as well as easy access to arguably some of the most picturesque areas of the Lake District National Park including Crummock and Buttermere.\nWhether you’re looking for rugged adventure or just a peaceful walk taking in the flora and fauna you have a beautiful area to explore. You’re just 5 miles from Cockermouth with an abundance of speciality shops coffee houses restaurants and attractions. Visit Wordsworth House for a spot of culture or maybe Jennings Brewery beneath the castle walls offering tasting tours. Kirkgate Arts provides a cinema and theatre performances. If you’re looking for family fun a great day out can be had at the Lake District Wildlife Park with over 100 species of animals at Bassenthwaite 13 miles or you could try Go Ape a tree top adventure at Whinlatter Forest also home to some brilliant cycling trails 10 miles. Beach 7 miles. Shop 4 miles pub and restaurant 1 mile. " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/105/840/10598354.jpg UK1347

    Blackbeck Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.7 out of 10 – based on 14 reviews

    Overall rating

    9.7

    Comfort and Equipment

    10.0

    Location

    9.4

    Cleanliness

    10.0

    Value for money

    9.7

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    10
    out of 10

    Had a lovely stay at Blackbeck Cottage. Spotlessly clean throughout with a fantastically equipped kitchen and located in a wonderfully quiet and tranquil location. Perfect for those who want to get away from the rat race and who appreciate the more remote and less visited areas of the lakes. Just a 10 minute drive to Loweswater and Cockermouth. Would definitely recommend this cottage and hope to be back ourselves in the not too distant future.

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    2020-07-31

    10
    out of 10

    This is a beautiful cottage in a quiet village, very well-equipped and comfortable. The owner has thought of everything you might possibly need to provide a lovely home on the edge of the Lake District. The village is handy for the beaches at St Bees and Allonby, as well as for Keswick and the northern lakes.

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    2020-07-21

    10
    out of 10

    Excellent few days in superb cottage, very clean and really good location. Would book again

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    2020-07-24

    9
    out of 10

    Excellent well presented cottage with everything you could need and more. Would recommend to anyone and will hopefully return again in the near future.

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    2020-02-14

    10
    out of 10

    Blackbeck Cottage was very comfortable and spacious. Jane, the owner, left us some seasonal treats and although not there to welcome us, did call in on her return to check that everything was satisfactory. The cottage is really well equipped and everything is in perfect working order. Local amenities are not on the doorstep but that is evident from the information and Cockermouth is a short drive away and has everything you could need (or had forgotten). The cottage is ideally situated for exploring the Northern Lakes and there are pleasant strolls from the cottage itself. The cottage is bigger and much nicer than the pictures suggest and I would highly recommend it as a holiday let.

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    2020-01-08

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely cosy clean cottage within easy reach of a number of attractions in the Lake District. Received a warm welcome from the owner. We were there over the festive period so the real Christmas Tree was an added bonus. Thank you for a lovely stay!

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    2020-01-14

    9
    out of 10

    Blackbeck Cottage is a lovely base for a holiday, the owner has supplied everything to ensure a comfortable stay whatever the weather. The cottage is equipped with modern clean facilities, the owner has thought of everything! We were warmly welcomed on arrival and shown around the premises. Jane very thoughtfully supplied us with a hot flask during a short power-cut! We would recommend a stay at this lovely cottage.

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    2019-10-08

    9
    out of 10

    the cottage is a very well equipped, comfortable and well situated for the northern and western lakes, especially loweswater, ennerdale, crummock and buttermere. the situation is quiet and the garden is a pleasant place to sit. jane is a friendly and informative person and it was a pleasure to meet her on arrival. we have not stayed in a better cottage before in the region and have paid more than the rate charged. we will book it again in the future. if only the weather was as reliable!

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    2019-10-02

    9
    out of 10

    Lovely cottage. Clean and comfortable.

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    2019-09-08

    10
    out of 10

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! Jane met us when we arrived and showed us around, as well as making recommendations for things to do! The Cottage has everything you need, was spotless and so comfortable, a real home from home! We would recommend The Royal Yew Pub for a meal, service was outstanding and food delicious, this was just a mile away. Thank you Jane for a lovely stay!

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    2019-09-09

    10
    out of 10

    Definitely the friendliest welcome we have had when renting accommodation. The cottage is extremely clean and well equipped. The area is lovely, quiet and peaceful. We would stay there again when visiting the Lake District.

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    2019-08-27

    10
    out of 10

    We have been self-catering in the Lakes for nearly 30 years, on and off, and this may well be the best cottage we have stayed in. It was done up last year and the inside is very nice indeed, with everything new and clean, but at the same time with a cosy and homely feel. The downstairs is open plan which makes it feel spacious, with a large bathroom in addition to the en suite one next to one of the upstairs bedrooms. What elevates Blackbeck further is the attention to detail and care in the way its been fitted out and equipped. A lot of self-catering these days has been nicely modernised in terms of wooden floors, new bathroom etc., but we have found that (for whatever reason, perhaps because they don't plan on living there) the owners then economise a bit on the smaller stuff, for example the quality and quantity of the kitchen equipment. The kitchen at Blackbeck is very fully kitted out (indeed, some stuff we don't have at home!). Jane the owner, who lives in the village, was also very welcoming and helpful - thanks Jane. Location-wise, its true there aren't the hill walks straight from the door that you'd get in the South Lakes, say. However, the Northern end is much much quieter and also the roads are bigger/better, so actually you can be walking in the hills very quickly and have the choice of zipping round Keswick way on the A road or down the east flank to Ennerdale etc. Highly recommended.

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    2019-08-20

    10
    out of 10

    This cottage has everything you could think of to make your holiday as relaxing as possible, and the cleanliness was first class. It is in a peaceful location, but not too far from some amazing lakes such as Derwent, Buttermere, Grasemere and Rydal to name a few. The owner Jane was very welcoming and left us some amazing scones, with jam and cream, which was a nice touch. Would definitely go back again and recommend to others.

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    2019-08-14

    10
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    2019-09-23

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