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Dobby Lodge

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Located on Skiddaw View Holiday Park which is to the North of Keswick this small family run park offers a beautiful location from which to enjoy your holiday. The park offers shop, laundry facilities, excellent children’s play area, WiFi around the park. The animal park is also a big attraction for young and old with our Jacob sheep and Alpaca - Fidel. The Dobby Lodges are fantastic architect designed lodges breaking all the rules of holiday lodge design. Contemporary design features such as floor to ceiling windows, oak flooring and cedar wood exterior shape the unique nature of this property. Taking inspiration from nature, the Dobby Lodges have been styled with natural grey colours flowing throughout, woodland touches and red statement furnishings adding to the contemporary feel of ...Located on Skiddaw View Holiday Park which is to the North of Keswick this small family run park offers a beautiful location from which to enjoy your holiday. The park offers shop, laundry facilities, excellent children’s play area, WiFi around the park. The animal park is also a big attraction for young and old with our Jacob sheep and Alpaca - Fidel. The Dobby Lodges are fantastic architect designed lodges breaking all the rules of holiday lodge design. Contemporary design features such as floor to ceiling windows, oak flooring and cedar wood exterior shape the unique nature of this property. Taking inspiration from nature, the Dobby Lodges have been styled with natural grey colours flowing throughout, woodland touches and red statement furnishings adding to the contemporary feel of the lodges. The open plan living area is well designed with a red ‘L’ shaped sofa facing the cosy wood burner and wall mounted digital TV. The living area also benefits from a DVD player and a Bluetooth sound system. The dining kitchen area has seating for four and is fully fitted with gas hob, oven and grill with extractor fan, toaster, kettle and a stylish fridge/freezer and microwave. The comfortable bedrooms boast uniquely designed bedside tables complete with contemporary light fittings, and built in wardrobes. The tiled bathroom is complete with quality fittings including a fantastic 'drench' shower over the bath. These lodges provide a built-in deck area which capturers the afternoon sun. There are three lodges of this type located in a quiet area of the park known historically as 'Dobby Quarry'.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Stay Lakeland (Property Manager Stay Lakeland Ltd)
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the Dobby Lodge was very good. There are two things you need to be aware of; 1- the beds in this lodge are very high. I'm 5ft 6in and I struggled to climb onto the bed. 2- to turn on the radiators you must...More

Date of stay: September 2020
1  Thank Sophie061
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I always holiday with our two elderly mothers, who are in their 80s and 90s. We also have a springer spaniel. Consequently, we are always looking for accommodation (usually a lodge) with three bedrooms and that is also pet friendly. We typically...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank 778PaulC
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Reviewed 23 October 2019

This lodge offered a nice layout, good furnishings and was overall really nice. The wood cladding made it look a bit more upmarket than the other lodges on-site, which are green plastic-clad. The interior was clean and well-presented, with nice furnishings. Decent kitchen with a...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 5 October 2019

From the moment we opened the door, we fell in love with Dobby Lodge ! The interior has been lovingly and tastefully decorated and has everything in it you could want to make for a wonderful holiday. Wurzel the dog felt right at home straight...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank suer67
Reviewed 25 August 2019

We spent three nights in this lovely well equipped lodge with our two dogs. Just outside the national park but within easy reach of Keswick, Cockermouth and the beautiful Buttermere. Very dog friendly. Would definitely visit again. Our daughter loved Fidel the alpaca and the...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Jane M
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The Bassenthwaite area is the ideal location if you are looking to escape the busier central Lake District but still enjoy the emense beauty of the Lake District. Also located close by are the locations of Cockermouth, Keswick and Carlisle. Bassenthwaite is also within 30 mins drive to the beautiful Solway Coast and in less than one hour from the popular central Lake District locations: Ambleside, Grasmere and Bowness on Windermere. In addition to the locations there are a number of attractions within the Bassenthwaite area including: Lake District Wildlife Park and the historic family run Mirehouse and its gardens stretching from Dodd Wood to the Bassenthwaite Lake.
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