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Newlands Cottage

Newlands Valley, Lake District
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Apartment
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At a glance

  • An attractive and spacious ground-floor family holiday apartment
  • Overlooking the spellbinding landscape of the Newlands Valley
  • Perfectly situated between Derwentwater, Buttermere and Crummock Water
Property code: SZ351

Part of a delightful and imaginative barn conversion, this bright, cosy and spacious apartment is perfect for families, walkers and cyclists discovering this spectacular part of the Lake District.

This is a self-catering apartment in a barn conversion in the Newlands Valley. The property boasts superb views across one the most tranquil and unspoilt areas that the Lake District has to offer. Four people can be accommodated in the ground-floor apartment which has two en-suite bedrooms and an open-plan living area. There is another apartment above, also sleeping four, and they can be let together to accommodate eight.

The Newlands Valley is the ideal destination for everyone whether it be to enjoy gentle strolls along the fells or more strenuous walks over Robinson, Catbells and Maiden Moor. The Newlands Adventure Centre offer ghyll scrambling, climbing, kayaking and numerous other outdoor activities. Buttermere, Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite are only a short drives away. The Swinside Inn serving good food and ales is a pleasant 30-minute walk from the apartment.

Little Town which is a gentle stroll from the accommodation was the setting for Beatrix Potter's Mrs Tiggy Winkle. The village of Braithwaite and the market town of Keswick with its numerous amenities are only 3 miles away. For a lovely relaxing evening out there is the wonderful Theatre by the Lake in Keswick.

Situated all on one level, this is one of two apartments converted from former farm buildings retaining original stone facades and internal beams. The ground-floor apartment has two spacious bedrooms, one double with an en-suite which has a bath, WC and basin, and a further twin bedroom with an en-suite which has a shower enclosure, WC and basin. Both bedrooms have wall mounted TVs in them.

The open-plan living area is spacious with a well-equipped kitchen which includes an electric oven with ceramic hob, washing machine, under-counter fridge with freezer compartment, microwave and plenty of storage space.

There is a comfortable lounge area with large 42inch widescreen TV and DVD player. There is also a table and chairs for dining, which seats four.

Outside the cottage is a seating area with stunning views across the Newlands Valley fells, ideal for a morning coffee or evening tipple as you watch the sunset. There is also a storage room which is shared with guests of the neighbouring properties. Guests are welcome to store muddy boots and equipment as well as bikes and it is advised that guests bring their own bike locks.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 en-suite bathroom with bath and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven with ceramic hob, washing machine / dryer , fridge, freezer and microwave
  • Electric fire
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • TV/DVD in lounge, TV in each bedroom
  • Regret no Wi-Fi
  • Towels not included
  • Seating area outside
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shared storage for bikes and outdoor equipment
  • Complex of properties
  • Newlands Cottage is self contained and can be booked with the apartment upstairs to accommodate groups of up to 8 people
  • Please note the drive is shared with two other properties on-site
  • Short breaks available from Friday and Monday on selected dates - please call to book
  • Spa passes available for a luxury nearby spa (Must be pre-booked through the owners and subject to availability)
  • Pub 1.5 miles, Derwentwater 3 miles
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kit 7th May 2022

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Absolutely fabulous cottage and location. Would love to go again. Saw beautiful creatures pass by our door every evening. Sheep and their lambs who knew the route by the side of the cattle grid, a pheasant, and even a hare. ******

Reviewed by Lee 2nd May 2022

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Reviewed by Richard 23rd April 2022

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A comfortable cottage with double and twin bedrooms. The kitchen area is compact but fine. The location has beautiful views over the Newlands Valley towards Cat Bells and Maiden Moor. The lack of WiFi was probably good for us although we did find ourselves sitting outside too much (still rather chilly in April) to have a mobile phone signal!

Reviewed by Julie 26th March 2022

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A quiet setting with stunning views and yet easy access to Keswick and beyond. The cottage is modern and well equipped inside.

Reviewed by Julia 16th March 2022

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Reviewed by Alex 1st March 2022

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The cottge is comfortable and well-equipped, and is in an ideal location for the hills. There are several fell walks which can started from the doorstep and great views of Catbells and Maiden Moor from the windows.

Reviewed by Lisa 25th February 2022

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Beautiful cottage in a stunning location. We stayed for short break. Cottage was clean, comfortable and well equipped including hairdryer, toilet rolls, tea towels and washing up essentials to get you started. We had no issues with the noise from upstairs. We could hear them moving about at times but wasnt a problem for us at all. Shame the log burRead morener was replaced with electric fire, but still cosy and warm. Would have liked towels provided but as last min booking didnt get the option Hide

Reviewed by Adrian 19th February 2022

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Fabulous accommodation, we had a great time. If you had Wi-Fi I would gladly pay extra for that! Well equipped, great location and highly recommended

Reviewed by Rick 10th February 2022

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Cottage is fantastic when nobody in the cottage upstairs. When there are people in the cottage upstairs you can hear EVREYTHING they do - and that incudes their use of the W/C. Level of equipment is great, there is room in the cupboards for your provisions. However there is no facility to dry clothes once they have been in the washing machine. ChecRead morek the timings on the hot water, we got back cold & wet one day to no hot water. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 27th January 2022

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Reviewed by Toni-Luan 21st December 2021

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Positives- lovely location with a number of fells within walking distance and the kitchen was very equipped. Negatives - the noise from the apartment above was intolerable and ruined what should have been a peaceful stay. Little or no soundproofing meant you could hear everything that the occupants above were doing eg talking, going to the toilet. Read moreYou could also hear every step they made due to the squeaky floorboards/joists. Hide

Reviewed by Sue 4th December 2021

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The property is situated in Newlands valley. Its a beautiful location with amazing views. Both bedrooms have modern tastful ensuite bathrooms. The kitchen is well appointed with an open plan comfortable lounge. The cottage is cosy and pleasant especially after a day on the nearby fells.

Reviewed by Stephen 1st December 2021

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Reviewed by Ian 26th November 2021

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This is the second time we have stayed here. Stunning location. Three things would make it perfect, wi-fi for weather forecasts, a dishwasher and a real fire.

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Location

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The Lake District National Park is situated in the north west of England in the county of Cumbria. It is famously home to England’s tallest peak, largest lake, deepest lake and some of the most beautiful views in the British Isles. It has been a major draw for holidaymakers for over 200 years and its popularity shows no signs that this will diminish anytime soon. Adding to the spectacle, there are long-distance walking trails, endless history and culture to appreciate, as well as an unbeatable array of outdoor activities to try in some exceptionally eye-catching locations.

Mountains, lakes, rocky rivers, waterfalls, and valleys lined by stone walls characterise the Lake District National Park. Add to this vision slate-roofed villages, winding country roads, arctic alpine and wildflower meadows, and beautiful birds such as skylarks, curlews, meadow pipits, and lapwings, which all provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday. The poet, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere, wrote a guidebook of the area in 1810, and very little has changed in the region to tie it into the modern world. The centre of the Lake District is dominated by its craggy mountains such as Scafell Pike and its exceptional lakes like Windermere, Ullswater, Derwentwater, Coniston Water and so many more.

Each of the Lake District’s towns has a village sensibility, yet all of them offer handy amenities, cultural attractions and some of the North West’s best places to eat and drink. Top visitor attractions include The World of Beatrix Potter, Sizergh Castle, Hill Top, Go Ape Grizedale, Grizedale Forest, Fellini and Zefferelli’s Cinema/Restaurants, the Bluebird Mk II, Ravenglass Roman Bathouse alongside a world of outdoor sporting and activity providers. Natural landmarks include Aira Force, Tarn Hows, Scaffell Pike, Castlerigg Stone Circle, The Old Man of Coniston, Helvellyn and Skiddaw. Pull on your walking boots and traverse the long-distance walking trails of the Lakes like Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, and the Tour of the Lake District.

As you get to know the region better, you will find evidence of prehistoric and ancient man in the Lake District, as there are standing stones, circles, and rows to find, as well as one of the largest standing Roman buildings in the UK. Visit Ravenglass, one of the UK’s oldest settlements and the only coastal village in the Lake District; it has beautiful waterside views of the Munros of Southern Scotland. Remnants of the region’s industrial activity can be traced in the form of bobbin mills, gunpowder mills, and mines. The Lakes also have some famous literary and art associations, including Beatrix Potter, John Ruskin, Arthur Ransome, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Constable, LS Lowry and Percy Kelly.

It could take you five lifetimes to visit each of the places mentioned here; a good way to see more of the Lake District National Park is stay at one of our self-catering holiday cottages. Our range of holiday properties in the Lake District and Cumbria gives you the perfect place to stay in the north west countryside or on the coast. Our self-catering cottages in the Lake District offer lovely holiday accommodation to suit all your needs, from cottages to rent for a romantic getaway to larger properties for the whole family – we even have dog-friendly holiday homes across the Lake District too. Take a look at our full collection of self-catering cottages and begin to plan your holiday.

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