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Luxury Lake District cottage sleeps 6 (+ cot)



Updated: 23-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Beautifully appointed 3 bedroom / 2 bathroom cottage in peaceful location

The Badger Sett has been extensively but sympathetically modernised and is luxuriously furnished with a harmonious blend of funky modern, retro chic & antique furniture. It's all on one level (with easy access for wheelchairs) and the safe, enclosed garden make it ideal for families with small children. If you find it impossible to leave work behind there's free WiFi too! Inside: bed 1 (king size, wood stove, sliding doors to patio), bed 2 (king size, views across fields), bed 3 (2 singles which can join to form super king, views across fields), kitchen (bespoke with dishwasher, induction hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer), living / dining (large l-shaped room with beautiful views, sliding doors to patio, TV with surround sound, DVD player & extensive DVD library), bathroom/WC, shower/WC. outside: surrounded by enclosed mature gardens and approached via gated driveway, dining area (with BBQ), parking for up to 3 cars and a tap for washing muddy bikes and boots.

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About the Owner

Dom Raban
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

12 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)


Fabulous family cottage with all modern amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Great location

Fantastic cottage

Family friendly & would strongly recommend Badger Sett for family with young children. Plenty of board games kept our little ones entertained.

Great communication from the host.


  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a good time and thanks so much for the review. I hope we can welcome you back some time!
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Fantastic hideaway, excellent in every way.

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying in the Badgers Set, the cottage was perfectly equipped and designed with everything one could need for a magical stay in the Lakes, whatever the weather. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Christmas in beautiful cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful warm and cosy Christmas week in this well appointed cottage. Lovely decoration and modern facilities. Perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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superb accommodation in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The property was all that we expected from the pictures and reviews we had seen. The rooms are spacious and the property has everything you could need. We were lucky enough to have great weather during our stay so we, and the dog, all enjoyed the garden and the surrounding countryside. The local Old Crown pub is definitely worth a visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review – do come back soon and bring that good weather with you!
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the badger sett for my mum's 60 th birthday there was 6 adults 1 newborn baby and our pooch. The cottage is fantastic and spacious we never felt. On top of each other and the two bathrooms meant no one had to wait for showers etc. The cottage is very well equipped and very modern. The beds are soooooo comfortable. The cottage and grounds are so dog friendly and secure our dog could mooch and bark at near by cows til his heart was content. I would highly recommend the badger sett and we can't wait to return. Thank you for a wonderful weekend. 😆򑠊Natasha douglas.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a good time and thanks so much for your lovely review. I look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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Book it! You won't regret it!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived in snow which changed to sunny and hot as the week progressed but as soon as we stepped into the cottage we knew that we would have a fabulous holiday whatever the weather.

It is beautifully decorated, warm , clean and extremely well equipped. The location is excellent and the garden fully enclosed so dog and children friendly.

The surrounding countryside is spectacular -so much to do and see. A truly beautiful part of England. Ditch the Satnav and just explore!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review and I'm so glad you had a good time. Hope to welcome you back soon!
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newcastle at 79 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Old Crown, Hesket Newmarket at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Keswick at 11 Miles Nearest Train : Dalston at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : M6, Junction 41 at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Old Crown, Hesket Newmarket at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Allonby at 26 Miles Car: recommended

Situated in a secluded valley, The Badger Sett is one of just a handful of houses that make up the hamlet of Newlands. The lovely Lakeland village of Hesket Newmarket, with its famous co-operatively owned pub and micro brewery, The Old Crown, is just a one mile stroll down a peaceful country lane. The remote Caldbeck Fells are on the doorstep and provide fantastic opportunities for walking and mountain biking and The Caldew and Caldbeck Rivers which run through our valley are excellent for kayaking. The classic peaks of Blencathra and Helvellyn are both close by and provide some of the best walking and scrambling routes in the UK. If you prefer more hustle and bustle the popular town of Keswick is a 25 minute drive away whilst historic Hutton-in-the-Forest with its famous horse trials is just around the corner. For long distance walkers The Cumbria Way passes through our valley and for road cyclists The Reivers Route (known as the Return CTC) goes right past the bottom of our drive!

Golf: There are a number of top quality and picturesque courses all within easy reach.

Stony Holme, near Carlisle (16 miles) features an 18-hole 5787-yard par 69 course, as well as a challenging nine-hole par 3 course and a 16-bay floodlit driving range. http://www.carlislegolfclub.org/

Silloth-on-Solway (23 miles) is a fine coastal links course with stunning views of the Galloway Hills to the north, and south to the Lakeland fells and the distant Isle of Man. The Championship links of 6,641 yards has been laid out over the sand-hills west of town and is an R & A Regional Qualifying Course for the Open. http://www.sillothgolfclub.co.uk/

Keswick (12 miles) features an 18 hole, 6225 yards, Par 71 course with commanding views of Lakeland scenery. http://www.keswickgolfclub.com/

Penrith (14 miles) is a beautiful and well-balanced featuring an 18 holes, 6047 yards, Par 69 course. http://www.penrithgolfclub.co.uk/

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer high season 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn low season
4 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New year 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £25

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please visit our website for any last-minute special offers – www.lakesholidaycottage.co.uk

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 23-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...


  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 155 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Wood burning stove, french windows to garden
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Views across fields
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Singles join to make double, views
  • All of the bedrooms are extremely spacious. A cot can be provided free of charge to accommodate a baby in any of the bedrooms.


  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • The accommodation is all on one level and ideally suited for families with small children and people with mobility problems. There is a lockable shed outside so bikes can be safely stored and there's also an outside tap for washing muddy bikes and boots. We know how important it is to keep your children happy and entertained when on holiday so we provide a selection of books, toys and dvds. For families with babies and toddlers we provide nightlights, a baby monitor, toddler cutlery and a cot and high chair. Mobile phone reception in the area is poor so a landline telephone is provided free of charge (subject to a fair usage policy). Well behaved dogs are welcome (some T&Cs apply) and are charged at an extra rate of £25 per week.

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