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Bassenthwaite Lake House

Bassenthwaite, Lake District

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Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 5 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious restored Victorian property on edge of Bassenthwaite
  • Welcoming village pub 0.5 miles away 
  • Great walks and cycle routes from the front door
Property code: 91210

Located in the pretty hamlet of Dubwath situated on the edge of Lake Bassenthwaite, enjoy sailing, rowing, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, fishing and swimming. Bassenthwaite Lake Station is also on your doorstep here you can enjoy a cream tea on board the Orient Express train or a murder mystery evening! Visit the Lakes Distillery which is less than a mile away enjoy a tour or tasting session. Walkers and cyclists are spoilt for choice with some fabulous walks from your doorstep, explore Sale Fell or Dubwath Silver Meadows Nature Reserve. For mountain bike enthusiasts, there are some brilliant tracks in Whinlatter Forest which is only 8 miles away. Both Cockermouth birthplace of William Wordsworth and Keswick are within 8 miles and have a great selection of independent shops and restaurants. The annual Mountain Festival is held over three days in Keswick with world-class sports, lots of outdoor activities, talks, films, and live music events. Fully refurbished in 2023 and restored to a high-end finish throughout, this Victorian house offers the perfect setting for a family celebrating a special occasion or just looking to get together and make memories.

Entering into the lobby which leads into the hallway with the lounge off to the right at the foot of the stairs. The lounge has a large bay window and cosy wood burner with comfy seating. The room has been painted and decorated with darker colours to give it a real atmospheric place to sit and make plans for the days ahead. For family fun there are plenty of board games to keep everyone entertained. The hallway with its stunning oak floor leads you through to the spacious bespoke kitchen with breakfast bar and dining room overlooking the garden. This room offers a great space for the whole party to sit down together over a hearty breakfast or evening meal. Off the dining room, there is a handy utility room with a washer/dryer and a separate WC. Heading up to the first floor at the top of the landing there is a large super-king bedroom with views over Bassenthwaite. Across the hallway, there is a contemporary bathroom with unique flooring, marble walls and luxury gold finish taps and a heated towel rail. Along the landing there is a second bedroom which features a king-size bed, the bathroom is located to the left of the entrance into the room and then there are three steps down into the bedroom area which overlooks the garden. There is a final third bedroom on the first floor which is a pretty double with an en-suite bathroom. At the end of the landing, there is a staircase up to the second floor, here you will discover a stunning master suite with a king-size bed which is located under the eaves, and the Velux window above the bed has stunning views over the Lake. The en-suite bathroom has a luxury hotel feel with low-level lighting.

Outside there is an enclosed garden that is a real sun trap, and there is an attractive patio with seating, a chiminea and steps up to a lawn. The garden offers a great spot to enjoy a morning coffee or read a good book.

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  • 4 bedrooms – 1 super-king-size (zip-and-link can be made up as a twin on request), 1 double and 2 king-size
  • 4 bathrooms – 3 en-suites with shower and WC and 1 bathroom with shower and WC
  • Double electric oven and induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, wine cooler and fridge/freezer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Smart TV in lounge and all bedrooms
  • Private enclosed garden with patio, seating, Chiminea and outdoor lawn games
  • Private parking on the drive for up to four cars
  • Pub, shop and restaurant less than 1 mile
  • The cottage welcomes up to 2 small or medium dogs in all the downstairs rooms and areas
  • Arrival: 15:30 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


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Victoria Rees

This property is personally managed by Victoria.


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Reviewed by Joanne 20th May 2023

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This property is an absolutely stunning 4 bedroomed beautiful house, in a great location to visit around the Lakes .The owners provided, a lovely welcome gift , info pack, gave us a tour when we arrived , were very responsive to any queries we had about places to visit etc The home was immaculately clean, we were 3 adults & 2 teenagers & lots of liRead moreving space for all, lovely sitting room at front & a large dining area in the kitchen overlooking the rear enclosed patio area & garden. Was perfect! Hide


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