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The Badger Sett, luxury Lake District hideaway sleeps 6

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The Badger Sett is surrounded by beautiful countryside at the foot of the Caldbeck Fells
Excellent
13 reviews
The Badger Sett is surrounded by beautiful countryside at the foot of the Caldbeck Fells
The living room has lovely vies across the valley
The living room comfortably sits 7 and has a 42' tv with cinema surround sound
The spacious dining room
The master bedroom features exposed beams and stonework and has french windows to the garden
The Swallows Beadroom features a sumptuous king size bed
The Squirrels Bedroom features to twin beds which can be joined together to make a super-king
The well-equipped kitchen features an induction hob and has exposed beams
The well-equipped kitchen features an induction hob and has exposed beams
The bathrooms are tiled in black slate
The view from the living room
The house and patio from the garden
There is an outside dining area with BBQ
The large enclosed garden is great for kids
The cottage is approached via our private driveway
The  driveway from the house
The nearby village of Hesket Newmarket is home to The Old Crown pub
The view from Dodd Wood
Aira Force is a spectacular waterfall between the cottage and Ullswater
Hutton-in-the-Forest, a spectacular house just 5 miles away
Lacy's Caves in the Eden Valley
The outdoor pool at nearby Lazonby is great for kids
The fells are great for mountain biking
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Hesket Newmarket, Cumbria, England
The Badger Sett is a tranquil hideaway located in the unspoilt north-eastern corner of the Lake District National Park and is our home-from-home. We use it as often as we can (with our two children and well behaved dog). In between times we invite you to come and enjoy it too. We want to make you feel at home and aim to provide the highest quality of facilities, fittings and service.

Since buying The Badger Sett in late 2010 we've completely remodeled and refurbished the cottage to make it in to the stylish, spacious and extremely relaxing place that it is today. Built around a 200 year old barn with modern extensions to either side, the cottage is all on one level (so no stairs to worry about) and the safe, enclosed garden make it ideal for families with children.

The cottage sits in its own grounds with beautiful views across th...
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Listing #HL277999
About the Owner
Dom R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We were so excited for our break in the lakes. It was my husband's 40th so it was a real special celebration. On the drive to the cottage the views were spectacular. We drove through the little village which was so pretty and quaint, picked...More

Thank victoria w
Management response:Responded 29 October 2017

So glad youhad a good time and look forward to welcoming you back next year!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

What a great place to get away from it all. With it's own gated entrance you know you're in for something special. As soon as I stepped out of the car and looked at the view I fell in love with this place. The cottage...More

Thank Sdbernard
Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Thanks so much for the lovely review Steve – I do hope we can welcome you back some time

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is probably the best equipped holiday let I've ever stayed in. The setting is lovely and the views at this time of year with all the Autumn colours are breathtaking. It has the advantage of being off the beaten track, but yet still being...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 9 November 2016

Thanks so much for the review John – very glad you had a good time!

Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
• exposed beams and stonework
• Wii with games
• 42' Freeview TV with surround sound
• ipod dock
• Extensive collection of books, maps and dvds
• toy cupboard
• baby monitor, nightlights and toddler cutlery
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We charge £25 per pet per week.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    2 Queens
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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 Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
₹ 11,850
£ 133
₹ 57,916
£ 650
21 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Season
7 nights --
₹ 75,736
£ 850
3 Nov 2018 -
19 Dec 2018
Autumn low season
3 nights
₹ 8,910
£ 100
₹ 40,096
£ 450
20 Dec 2018 -
4 Jan 2019
Christmas and New Year 2018
7 nights --
₹ 75,736
£ 850
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 13,365 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We require 150GBP deposit to secure a booking with the balance due eight weeks before your holiday commences. We also require a returnable breakages/extra cleaning deposit of 150GBP which will be returned to you within two weeks of your stay following a satisfactory property inspection. Telephone and Wi-Fi is provided free of charge subject to a fair use policy (details on request).
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About the neighbourhood
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!

There are lots of things to do close by, including:
• Go Ape – treetop adventures
• boat hire and steamer trips on the lakes
• Hadrian's Wall
• Hutton-in-the-Forest historic house
• Carlisle Castle
• The beach at St Bees
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 134.0 km
Railway: Penrith: 25.0 km
• By car: we are just 10 miles form the M6, Junction 41
• By train: the nearest mainline stations are Penrith or Carlisle both with car hire or taxis available
• By air: the nearest international airports are Manchester (120 miles) or Newcastle (83 miles)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 41.0 km.
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