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Dash Pet-Friendly Cottage in Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

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sleeps 4
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Dash Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Dash is a semi-detached family cottage in a small group of properties, a mile from Bassenthwaite. The cottage has a double room with an en-suite basin and WC, and a twin room, along with a family bathroom. Downstairs is a kitchen with dining area and an arch leading to a cosy sitting area. Outside is ample off road parking and shared grounds including a play area and games room. Dash makes a wonderful peaceful year-round retreat for walking or exploring this lovely area.

Situated just a short distance to the north east of Bassenthwaite Lake is the attractive village of Bassenthwaite itself. This charming settlement retains its traditional, rural feel and boasts a stream which winds through the outskirts of the village in addition to whitewashed Lakeland cottages, a well-maintained green and a real ale inn, full of character. Bassenthwaite Lake offers rolling hillside scenery and remains one of the most picturesque places in England. Points of interest nearby include Mirehouse - a grand home and gardens on the shores of the Lake - Trotters Farm, and Dodd Wood. Most of the attractions of the wider region are within easy driving distance whilst the quieter Northern Fells are almost on the doorstep. The towns of Cockermouth and Keswick and close by and both host weekly markets and a good range of other amenities.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Electric central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Ample off road parking. Lockable bike storage. Shared lawns and gardens, including furniture, BBQ and children's play area. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Private water and drainage supply.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Great view
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Table tennis
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Rural location

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Mr Fortnum
January 2016
We had a wonderful break and the cottage was perfect.
Mrs Bailey
September 2014
Dash was lovely, very quaint. It was peaceful, the scenery wonderful, very relaxing
Mr Gifford
April 2015
It's a beautiful setting and a great location for accessing the Northern Lakes. A very cosy and comfortable cottage.
Mrs Mayo
August 2014
This was a lovely cottage to stay in. Set in beautiful countryside and an easy trip into Keswick with fantastic walks in the surrounding area. The owners were very friendly and the cottage was comfortable and well equipped. Other cottages surround Dash, but there was plenty of space for everybody; an open space for children to play and the small shared enclosed garden overlooking fields was a nice space to sit and read. Dog friendly for holiday-makers with pets.
Mr Barley
January 2014
We just had a beautiful week in great surroundings.
Mrs Westhead
January 2014
A very cosy cottage in a lovely setting, only a short drive to Keswick.
Mrs Findlay
June 2014
The property was perfect and the setting was wonderful. We were made to feel very welcome by the owner.
Mr Train
October 2013
The standard of accommodation was excellent. After a very long journey how nice to find everything we needed including a freshly homemade cake!
Miss Jenner
September 2013
Lovely cottage, in a great location for walking and shopping in Keswick.
Mrs Ward
September 2013
Very pleasant location, had a lovely stay would go back and would recommend. Don't think the pictures do it justice really. Very clean beds very comfy and homely.
Mr Fay
November 2013
The accommodation was excellent, with easy access to the lakes. Beautiful scenery, and plenty of local information of where to go made for a very enjoyable break.
Mr Warner
September 2013
Dash was very much a 'Home from Home'. We will definitely return again and possibly, again and again!
Mr Holden
July 2013
Lovely property in excellent position, left in peace throughout, but owners were available.
Ms Johnson
May 2013
Remote but near a village. Beautiful decor, all you could need!
Mrs Owen
October 2013
The property gave us space, and a home from home feeling, all my family were impressed.
Mr Stephen
April 2013
I could go on and on all night.
Mrs Craggs
August 2013
This was a lovely property in a peaceful area. It was extremely well stocked and great for our group. We were a mile away from the pub which provided good food but there were also excellent facilities at the house for cooking. We enjoyed walks from the property and near Keswick.
Mrs Costigan
August 2015
The welcoming, the friendly cottage owners, the beautiful location and excellent facilities meant that this was a perfect base for our holiday in the Lake District.
October 2014
The photos do not fully show this wonderful place. Excellent in every way. Wonderful setting, top class cottage, friendly owner and we will definitely return again. Highly recommend.
January 2014
Very pleased with everything.We all had a lovely stay
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