Holiday home Dodd is a semi-detached cottage in a small group near Bassenthwaite. The cottage has a double room tucked under the eaves with a gallery overlooking the sitting room, and downstairs, a twin room, shower room, kitchen with dining area and a sitting room. Outside is ample off road parking and shared grounds including a games room and play area. Dodd makes a lovely base for families or couples to enjoy the walking, climbing and touring of this beautiful area.
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.
Region 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.
Amenities Electric central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of DVDs and books. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. 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. Note: Not suitable for infants or children under 2. Note: Restricted headroom in double bedroom.
A lovely cottage in wonderful scenery in the middle of nowhere. The shared garden areas with chairs/loungers/barbecue and watching the birds feed from the numerous bird tables was an additional bonus.
A very well presented cottage in a great location. There was everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We will be returning, Thank you
Dodd cottage is beautiful, as is the view from the garden. We had a wonderful week and can't wait to return.
Comfortable accommodation, beautiful surroundings and a relaxed atmosphere.
I just love this cottage - it's a very peaceful place which is brilliant for chilling out! It is nice and cosy with the kitchen/sitting room as one area..and its dog friendly! I like the garden where you can sit at the picnic table and eat/drink and take in the view and your dog is safe as its fenced. Keswick is just down the road and there are loads of wonderful places to walk/visit - just perfect!
The location, views and wildlife particularly. Also the quietness, plus the dog was made welcome. It was only 12 minutes to the centre of Keswick.
We wanted for nothing; every little thing you could need was there. We had a lovely break.
The cottage was very well equipped in both the kitchen, and living areas. It is well located for visiting the Northern Lakes.
Loved the location, in the middle of nowhere and really peaceful. The cottage had everything we needed and also a lovely cake to welcome us with and freshly laid eggs. Great games room if you had kids.
Very comfortable enjoyed the cake and the fresh eggs, the icing on the cake -a red squirrel visiting the bird feeder outside our sitting room window.
It's a lovely cottage and I really appreciated the location away from the main tourist hot spots of the lakes - it made it restful to come home to.
There are The cottage is very well equipped and there were clear instructions for everything.
The cottage was delightful with an added bonus of having its own garden so we could have meals outside - ideal for my dog !! Very handy not being very far from Keswick - ideally situated in stunning countryside !!
The cottage was cosy and had everything we needed for a long weekend family gathering. It was a joy to come back to at the end of a day walking. We loved the peaceful surroundings and amazing views (once the fog lifted!). The outside area and gardens are beautifully kept.
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