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The Nest quirky village cottage for 2, ground level by stream & ducks, local Inn

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Our Puddle Ducks passing The Nest cottage
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31 reviews
Our Puddle Ducks passing The Nest cottage
new kitchen in The Nest
New kitchen in The Nest
unusual Bedroom in The Nest
Bedroom in The Nest
Lounge looking through to hallway and kitchen. There is a two seater sofa and chair in the lounge.
Shower room in The Nest
Puddle ducks view towards the stream from nest lounge
Our puddle ducks
The puddle ducks again
Letting the ducks out from their 'bedroom - shed' for a morning swim  Egg collecting Mar-Oct
Barn by the entrance to the yard by the cottages
Stream and benches across the road ideal place to relax with a book & glass of wine
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
Ducks foraging for juicy bugs and insects in the woods across the stream
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Interaction with guests
Hi , We are here on our small farm mainly lambing sheep in early Spring and attending to our herd of ducks. We are always on hand to point you in the right direction for your holiday (if so needed) and have a vast quantity of walk books and other information and maps available.
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Excellent - based on 31 reviews
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Claire M
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

A glorious week of relaxation. Our 8 year old became free range and bloomed in such a war, welcoming and beautiful setting. Guinea pigs cuddles, chicken feeding and putting the ducks to bed became part of our daily routine. The beck and the swings were far more popular with my little girl than any screen could ever be. A shame...

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Chris D
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Somewhere very different, in a quiet but beautiful location. Very comfortable and clean, an ideal place for a quiet get away from it all holiday. Would highly recommend.

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MRS CAROL...
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Our stay at The Nest was lovely ,we were there from 24 June-- 30 th June. It was so cosy, clean, everything we needed. just the right size for a couple,felt very relaxed while we were there. Allison the owner was lovely always there to tell you what you needed to know (if you got lost)!!! very friendly. Ideal place...

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Management response:

So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our "Nest" and found it comfortable and relaxing and still a good place to visit all the Lake District which is within easy reach of Bassenthwaite. Hope you may consider staying with us again in the future.

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We do accept one dog as long as they are clean and are not the type that cast their coat. Preferably cage or basket trained. We do not allow them on beds or furniture otherwise...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
€67
£60
€79
£70
€371
£330
€1,125
£1,000
4 Jan 2018 -
8 Feb 2018
off peak winter 2018
2 nights
€62
£55
€73
£65
€309
£275
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9 Feb 2018 -
24 Feb 2018
Feb half term 2018
5 nights
€73
£65
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€422
£375
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24 Mar 2018 -
14 Apr 2018
Easter 2018
5 nights
€90
£80
€90
£80
€427
£380
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bed Linen included in rental. Towels may be provided on request at £2 per person
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About the neighbourhood
The Nest is on Bassenthwaite Hall Farm by the stream and ducks! 15 minutes drive from Keswick.
Osprey viewpoint nearby, Trotters animal farm, Mirehouse country house (open to the public) William Wordsworth's house, Winlatter Visitor Centre for zip wire and mountainbiking as well as other great things for chiuldren, and many more visitor attractions. Beatrix Potter's House an hour away.
This is an ideal walking area, for the enthusiast, and the amateur.
Access
Car advised
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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