Dalegarth House Guest HousePortinscale


Dalegarth House Guest House, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria
Detached House

Located in the centre of this renowned Lakeland village, commanding a prominent elevated position and retaining much of the original character. Dalegarth House Guesthouse is a handsome Edwardian property, offering a wonderful opportunity to purchase a detached spacious period home and business, set within delightful grounds (0.43 acres) and benefiting from 12 parking spaces and a double garage. The property has spacious and versatile accommodation, including a dining/breakfast room, guest lounge/bar, good sized kitchen and laundry room and 10 well appointed ensuite guest rooms. The owners' accommodation is a separate area, with a large sitting room enjoying the pleasant surrounding views, office, bathroom, two bedrooms and a third bedroom on the first floor.

The current owners have continued to care for the property during their ownership and as a result the property presents extremely well. This is an exceptional opportunity to purchase a picturesque residence in this sought after village location.

From Keswick, proceed out of the town towards the A66. Turn left on to the A66 and proceed approximately half a mile. Turn left signposted Portinscale. Proceed over the bridge, round a right hand bend past the Farmers Arms down to a sweeping right hand bend. Dalegarth Guesthouse is on the left hand side at the top of the hill past Dorothy well, before reaching the right hand bend around to The Challet. 


4.68m x 3.02m (15' 4" x 9' 11")
The property is accessed via the front door leading into the entrance hallway.

Breakfast / Dining Room

10.38m x 3.95m (34' 1" x 13' 0")


4.81m x 6.45m (15' 9" x 21' 2")

Guest Lounge / Bar

4.11m x 9.12m (13' 6" x 29' 11")

Guest Room 9

15.8m x 5.16m (51' 10" x 16' 11")
With en suite.

Guest room 10

14.8m x 5.16m (48' 7" x 16' 11")

First Floor Landing

With windows to the front aspect.

Guest Room 1

3.39m x 12.2m (11' 1" x 40' 0")
With en suite.

Guest Room 2

3.05m x 2.02m (10' 0" x 6' 8")
With en suite.

Guest Room 3

3.44m x 2.79m (11' 3" x 9' 2")
With en suite.

Guest Room 4

3.46m x 4.88m (11' 4" x 16' 0")
With en suite.

Guest Room 5

3.14m x 3.47m (10' 4" x 11' 5")

Guest Room 6

4.86m x 4.67m (15' 11" x 15' 4")
With en suite.

Guest Room 7

3m x 4.71m (9' 10" x 15' 5")
With en suite.

Guest Room 8

5.19m x 5.6m (17' 0" x 18' 4")
With en suite.

Living Room

4.39m x 5.13m (14' 5" x 16' 10")

Bedroom 1

4.63m x 2.88m (15' 2" x 9' 5")

Bedroom 2

2.87m x 4.67m (9' 5" x 15' 4")

Bedroom 3

3.95m x 5.89m (13' 0" x 19' 4")

Garage, Parking and Gardens

To the front and side of the property is a lawned area with mature planting interspersed by paved walkway. To the rear is a paved patio seating area leading onto a gravelled parking area and double garage. Wonderful views can be enjoyed from almost every aspect.


Accounts for the guest house are available upon request.

Referrals and Other Payments

PFK work with preferred providers for certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them PFK will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles LLP, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of sale or purchase - £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances - average referral fee earned in 2021 was £233.44; Landmark - EPC/Floorplan Referrals - EPC & Floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, Floorplan only £6.00; Mitchells Co Ltd - £50 per property contents referral successfully processed (worth £300 or more) plus 5% introduction commission on the hammer price of any goods sold from that referral. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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