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The Old Fire Engine

Keswick, Lake District

Quirky holiday accommodation inside an old firetruck that sits in a peaceful spot in the Lake District

  • 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
from £417 per week
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The Old Fire Engine is listed in affiliation with Holiday Cottages.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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The highlights
  • Enjoy a fun family holiday in this unique former fire truck
  • Relax and unwind in the fantastic sauna after an epic day out
  • Little ones can enjoy dressing up in the fireman costumes and play with trucks hose
  • Kids can enjoy the quirky fire engine beds and the fireman’s pole
  • Amazing walking routes directly from the truck onto the magnificent Blencathra fells
  • Close to the bustling market town of Keswick with its fantastic shopping and leisure facilities

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  • No dogs area allowed in this property.
  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 twin (suitable for children up to the ages of 12 years old)

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The detail

Located in a peaceful, tranquil position on a working beef and sheep farm. This fantastic well-quipped, quirky former fire truck is the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable family holiday.

This fantastic unique fire truck is nested in a spectacular location, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, within the splendid Lake District National Park. Perfectly positioned directly at the southern foot fells of the magnificent Blencathra, one of the most impressive fells in the Northern Lakes. Located close to the pretty village of Threlkeld, home to two popular pubs, serving local dishes and ales. Just five miles from the beautiful bustling marketing town of Keswick, with its fabulous range of shops, wonderful eateries and prime tourist attractions. Visit the nearby Derwent Pencil Museum, home to the world’s largest pencil. Puzzling Place, a unique exhibition based on optical illusion. Newlands Adventure Centre, The Lakes Distillery and Go Ape Tree Top Adventures.

Entering the fire truck from the lovely decked patio area, into the fantastic open-plan unique accommodation with an array of quirky features including the fireman's pole and replica tied ceiling cables . The lounge area with a Smart TV, comfortable sofa, that can convert into a double bed and large bean bags, is the ideal place to relax and perhaps watch a great movie, after a day out exploring the local area. The dining area has lovely views over the patio with ample seating, perfect to enjoy family or romantic meals together. The kitchen is well-equipped with electric oven and hob, plenty of storage space, drop down table and wine cooler/fridge. Next is the fantastic sauna room with glass door. Followed by the lovely shower room with shower and WC. Completing the ground floor is the wonderful kids twin bedroom, with fantastic fire engine bedsteads and funky sleeping bags (please note they are only suitable for children up to the of age of 12 years). Heading up the ladder, you will find the spacious master bedroom, with lovely comfy king-size bed, TV, dressing table and the gated lockable fireman’s pole.

Venturing outside there is a decked patio, with seating area. Perfect for al fresco dining and lazing evening star gazing, across the spectacular Blencathra fells. There is also a cabin in the fire truck with children’s fireman’s costumes and the trucks disused hose pipe, for children to play with. Small children should always be supervised. There is ample private off-road parking available next to the truck.

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  • Family Friendly
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
Living Spaces
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  • Cooker
  • Fridge
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  • Shower
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  • Television
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  • Garden/Outdoor Space
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  • Off road free parking
  • Sauna
Nearby
  • Pub/Bar
  • Markets
  • Restaurants
  • Boat trips
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Wildlife
  • Bird watching
  • Supermarket/food shop
from £417 per week
SAVE TO WISHLIST
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How to book

The Old Fire Engine is listed in affiliation with Holiday Cottages.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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  Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport - 1hr 50mins

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