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The Nest for 2 in village by farm,stream,ducks

Our Puddle Ducks passing The Nest
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Our Puddle Ducks passing The Nest
Puddle ducks   Nest Lounge looking through to hallway and kitchen
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22 reviews
Our Puddle Ducks passing The Nest
Puddle ducks
Nest Lounge looking through to hallway and kitchen
Bedroom of The Nest
Kitchen of The Nest
The kitchen
Shower room in The Nest
Our puddle ducks
The puddle ducks again
Barn by the entrance to the yard by the cottages
Stream and benches across the road
Looking towards Skiddaw from the stream across the road from the cottage
Bassenthwaite Lake Shore - an easy walk (about 1.75 miles there)
The stream about 30 seconds away
Skiddaw Mountain - this view is about 15/20 mins walk from The Nest
One of our chickens by the stream with the ducks
The stream side about 30 seconds from The Nest
The stream side in Spring a minute from The Nest
Skiddaw Mountain and Bassenthwaite Village - this view is about 5 mins walk away
Skiddaw in the seasons - early Spring - taken about 10-15 mins walk away
lambing time on the farm
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Delightful bespoke conversion of former farm stable on a farm in Bassenthwaite village "by a stream with ducks", maintained and managed by the farming family who are on hand to provide help if needed. All rooms on ground level.
Bassenthwaite Village is a small hamlet with a inn serving meals and real ale only 2 mins walk from The Nest. The market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth are only 15 mins drive away. All Lakes are within easy reach.
Skiddaw is the nearest mountain and Bassenthwaite Lake the nearest lake.
There are walks from the door down country lanes where wild flowers grow and farm animals are in fields just over the hedgrows.
Country pursuits all within easy reach. An abundance of things to do, or an ideal place to have a quiet restful holiday watching the world go by. Live life at a much more gentle pace for a...
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About the Owner, Mrs A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 41 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 86 reviews and 4 properties
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

If you want the perfect lake district experience, this is your place. me and my girlfriend stayed for a long weekend. the stream with friendly ducks is just outside the door and Mrs A is a fantastic host. the local pub was welcoming and had great ale. the location was perfect only 10 minutes drive from Keswick and the walks...

Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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The cottage was in a beautiful location, the village was lovely, and very convenient to travel to other places within the lakes. The cottage itself was cosy and comfortable. Mrs Trafford, the owner, was very welcoming, friendly, and couldn't do enough for us. We enjoy it so much that we're currently booking to go again in the summer. We would...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights --
22 Oct 2016 -
29 Oct 2016
October half term
7 nights --
21 Dec 2016 -
4 Jan 2017
Xmas and New year 2016
5 nights
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11 Feb 2017 -
18 Feb 2017
Feb Half term 2017
7 nights --
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bed Linen hire for short stays @£5 per person (not per night) Towels @£2 per person (not per night)
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How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 120.0 km
The Nest is on Bassenthwaite Hall farm, beside Brook House in the village of Bassenthwaite lies one mile from the A591 6 miles from Keswick or 20 miles from Penrith (M^ junction 40) or 20 miles from Carlisle . If travelling from the north, take the A595 from Carlisle for approx 15 miles, then turn left onto the A591 for approx 4 miles. Then turn here just past the Castle Inn at the sign for Bassenthwaite village to the left. One mile along this lane turn right anfd sharp right again , follow the stream on your right then just past the wooden bridge turn into our farm on the left.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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