Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Badgers Cottage is a delightful newly renovated Lake District Holiday Cottage and is located just outside the hamlet of Isel, close to the market town of Cockermouth. This spacious open plan barn conversion property sleeps two people and is set in beautiful surroundings, with spectacular views towards Skiddaw and Binsey Fell.
This spacious open plan barn conversion property sleeps two people and is set in beautiful surroundings, with spectacular views towards Skiddaw and Binsey Fell.
Badgers Cottage is one of three holiday cottages located on a family run 'working' farm with more than 200 acres of land; the farm is a bird watchers paradise with a twelve man bird watching hide and tarn.
This cottage is fully central heated. Entrance via the front door leads into the:
Living Area: The spacious open plan living area hosts the lounge, dining area and kitchen. The fully fitted kitchen has an electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. This property has views from the kitchen overlooking the beautiful Cumbrian countryside towards Skiddaw. The living area also has two armchairs, digital TV with DVD player and dining table with seating for two.
Wet Room: The wet room has luxurious underfloor heating, shower, toilet and wash basin.
Bedroom: The spacious bedroom is ideal with its zip and link beds which can be either two single beds or one double bed. (Please specify you desired bed makeup at the time of booking). The bedroom also has wardrobes, bedside tables, chest of drawers and ample space for a cot (which is available upon request).
Outside: Badgers Cottage also has access to the shared BBQ and seating areas overlooking the peaceful and tranquil tarn. There is also space for car parking.
Laundry Room: This cottage has a shared laundry room (with Otters Cottage & Ospreys Cottage) which has washing and drying facilities, as well as additional freezer storage and a computer with internet access can also be used here.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
All bed linen, towels and fuel are provided. Pets are welcome in this holiday cottage. Cot and High Chair available upon request (there is a small charge applied for these). This property is excluded from the couple discount offer.
The Cumbria/Lake District
Cumbria is home to the Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland is world renowned for the beautiful lakes and mountains (or fells). The Lake District is home to the highest mountain in England: Scafell Pike measuring 978m (3210 ft).
The National Park was founded in 1951 to offer protection to the well known beauty spots and landscape that has provided inspiration to generations of artists' writers and musicians.
From a stroll around Buttermere to a climb to the highest peak a holiday in the English lakes provides exercise for the body and relaxation for the mind.
Market towns such as Keswick and Cockermouth give the opportunity to sample the delights of Cumbrian fare many establishments now source their ingredients from local producers.
Whilst areas like Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside are extremely popular other less commercial locations like the Solway Coast and Allonby give you space and quiet with the vast open shingle beaches the majestic beauty of the Solway.
A Cumbrian Cottage holiday booked through Stay Lakeland assures you of quality and value we have a unique selection of accommodations from simple Holiday home caravans to stunning timber lodges plus a range of cottages in and around this beautiful part of the country.
Set at the confluence of the rivers Cocker and Derwent, Cockermouth is a quaint market town, which although dates back to medieval era the main period of growth was during the Georgian period of the early eighteenth century.
The town is eight miles north-west of Keswick hosts a number galleries, river walks and places of historical interest. Cockermouth is the birth place of poet William Wordsworth.
This gem of a town with ample galleries, river walks and historic Cockermouth Castle. Lots of pubs, specialist shopping and restaurants. Close to Bassenthwaite Lake there are so many other things to do and see in Cockermouth, making it the perfect family location. Cockermouth also does not suffer overcrowding of some of the more central Lake District towns.
In addition to the galleries and places of historical interest the town has a range of traditional stores and some more popular national stores. The town also has a large number of bars and restaurants, many of which are located on the newly re-developed Market Place and Main Street.
An interesting way to explore the town is the Cockermouth Trail. The trail takes you around a fascinating walk through the town’s history, exploring nineteen of the famous landmarks and some lesser known landmarks of the town. Maps can be obtained from the Tourist Information Center.
As the main period of growth for Cockermouth was during the Georgian period much of the road layout and buildings were developed during this time; with a great number of buildings retaining their original features, each year to celebrate the Gorgian influence, the town holds a Georgian Fair.
The River Derwent flows behind the Main Street and Wordsworth House. There are pleasant footpaths and seats along the banks of the make for a delightful walk along the river. There is also a large car park next to the river with access into the Memorial Gardens and over the bridge into the Main Street. The river can be flowed into the brewery and then into Market Place.
Cockermouth has a number of popular visitor attractions such as: Wordsworth House, The Sheep and Wool Centre, the Castlegate House Gallery, the Kirkgate Centre and Jennings Brewery; which produces 'real ale' and has been located in the town centre since 1828. Visitors can also take a guided tour of the brewing facilities and discover more information about this 175 year old process and even sample and take home the finished product from their on-site shop.
All of this makes Cockermouth the ideal place for both a quite and relaxing break and a hectic sight-seeing holiday.
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26 Oct 2012
"A peaceful holiday with wonderful scenery"
There was a fantastic welcome on the kitchen table: 6 free-range eggs (mainly double yolked), a loaf of home-made bread, home-made raspberry jam, milk, tea, coffee etc. This was a perfect start to wha… More
10 Oct 2012
"A very relaxed and friendly ambience."
Every thing about the cottage was lovely. We were greeted with a tea tray, freshly baked bread and 6 newly laid eggs-double yolkers!!!!!Attention to detail was faultless. The cottage was very cosy, th… More
3 Apr 2012
"Quality, cosy barn conversion for 2 with wonderful views, own tarn and birdhide"
Just returned from wonderful week at Badger's Cottage, simple exterior belies quality conversion and fittings. 4 Bed and 6 bed adjacent so also ideal for larger group or family holiday. Everyone … More
5 Mar 2012
Absolutely fantastic, everything you could possibly need and more than helpful people… More
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