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Studio in idyllic Lakeland location

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Alan & Cheryl

Studio in idyllic Lakeland location

Entire apartment
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Alan & Cheryl is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Our self contained studio is in the heart of the Lake District National Park in north west England. It has stunning valley, forest and woodland views from the window. Our nearest town is Keswick (just 5 miles by bus, boat, boot or car).


Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re travelling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 king bed



166 reviews
Adrian User Profile
September 2016
Alan was most welcoming and helpful. The location was out of the way of the bustle of touristy areas like Windermere and Ambleside, yet accessible by bus, car, and passenger ferry. You could walk 30 mins to nearby hotel restaurants/pubs or pickup groceries in nearby Keswick (a…
Sarah User Profile
August 2015
My mom and I stayed with Alan and Cheryl on their expensive property for just three nights and had an incredible time. They are wonderful, accessible and helpful hosts (as is their daughter who also helps host) who gave us great insight into the area and suggestions for what to…
John User Profile
September 2014
Small place and take the basics with you, but awesome location, great views and very helpful hosts. Great for a couple exploring the northern Lakes, at least three excellent hikes from the doorstep. Recommended.
Joe User Profile
October 2019
Great base to explore the Lakes from. Alan and Cheryl were very accommodating and offered lots of local info. The studio was immaculately clean. Perfect place for walking from, kayaking in Derwentwater, or just chilling out.
Guy User Profile
September 2019
Great location for walks near Derwent water, lovely place with a impressive garden and incredibly clean! Would definitely recommend!
Steph User Profile
September 2019
Nice place to stay, no hesitation in recommending.
Dave User Profile
September 2019
Perfect location for walking around Derwent Water and surrounding areas. Beautiful views from the room. This is a quiet, unspoit part of the Lake District. It has a bus stop right outside. So you don't need a car but there is secure parking on site. Alan runs a tight ship! …

Hosted by Alan & Cheryl

BorrowdaleJoined in July 2013
Alan & Cheryl User Profile
665 Reviews
Alan & Cheryl is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Alan's family has lived at Manesty, in Borrowdale, for nearly 200 years. Our children (now grown up) are the sixth generation to have lived here. Our family has a long history of welcoming visitors to this magical part of Borrowdale and we are proud to continue the tradition of…
Interaction with guests
Our family have lived at Manesty, a traditional Lakeland farmstead in Borrowdale, for nearly 200 years and have a long history of welcoming visitors to share our beautiful part of the world. We live in the house near the original farmstead built by Alan's father and grandfather…
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 10AM
After 4PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events