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  • AA Awaiting Inspection
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £510 pupw sleeps 2

The Coach House, Derwent Cottage

The Coach House, Derwent Cottage

The Coach House, Derwent Cottage


Mature / Senior Couple M B
Fleet, United Kingdom
11 September 2016
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Very comfortable”

The WIFI only reaches the bedroom and it would have been nice to use it in the kitchen and lounge area. We suggest a WIFI extender is used (if not already).

Mary & Les

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The Coach House is the ground-floor, 1 bedroom apartment created within the old stable block that abuts Derwent Cottage. A substantial Lakeland house, Derwent Cottage is set back from the road within secluded, landscaped gardens in the quiet village of Portinscale, 1 mile west of Keswick.

The apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard and fully equipped for 2 people. It is suitable for those with restricted walking ability and those who might need to use a wheelchair some of the time. There are 2 marinas within a 10 minute walk, a cafe/restaurant in the village as well as a pub that serves food. There is also a wide variety of eating and drinking establishments in the nearby town of Keswick.

A Sun - Sun booking scheme works throughout most of the year and short breaks of any 3 or more consecutive days are available during the winter.

Arrival is after 16.00 or by arrangement and departure by 10.00.


  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Visa and MasterCard accepted


CA12 5RF


Plan route to The Coach House, Derwent Cottage using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 251234  Lat: 54.60018 Long: -3.16088

Leave the M6 jct 40, head west towards Keswick and Cockermouth on A66 for 17 miles. Turn left into Portinscale, Derwent Cottage can be found on the right at a small crossroads 300m past the village pub called The Farmers Arms.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • crazy paving

  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas ramp


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • garden

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair user

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