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Buttermere

Southwaite Green in its setting
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Southwaite Green is in an area of peace and tranquility in the Lorton Vale, almost mid-way between Cockermouth and Lorton both 2 miles away, Keswick is 9 miles to the east. Within a short drive are the less frequented western lakes Crummock, Loweswater, Buttermere and Ennerdale, winner of Britain's Best View. There are ample walking and cycling opportunities from the door and a wealth of shops and restaurants can be found in both Cockermouth and Keswick.

The properties sit on Paddle Beck giving a peaceful ambience together with 10 acres of grounds including newly planted woodland, wildlife meadow, pond and arboretum. Consequently there is an abundance of wildlife including deer, foxes, barn owls, red squirrels, badgers and the occasional kingfisher that visits the beck.

Southwaite Green consists of four cottages that were by the own...
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Listing #HL105911
About the Owner
Marna M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Interaction with guests
I live on site and aim to be a good neighbour to all our guests, giving help and advice if you want it, but respecting your privacy if you don't.
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Cottage complex at Southwaite Green sits at head of Lorton Valley, just two miles from lovely Cockermouth. Beautiful setting with view across to Skiddaw. Great location near west coast with easy access to hills, and towns. Dog friendly and very good eco credentials. We may...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016

Great location for Northern Lake District. Beautiful, rural location but close enough to "civilisation" - Cockermouth 15 minutes drive away. Quiet location with lots of wildlife and birdlife. House itself - we stayed in Buttermere - specially adapted for wheelchair users like myself. Great single...More

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MarnaMcMillin, VR Owner at Buttermere, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2016

The terrain is quite rocky and a bit hilly around here! Thanks for the lovely review.

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Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stayed here with our three dogs over Easter for a week and we loved it there. The accommodation was amazing. I love the eco friendly side as we try to follow this lifestyle in our home. It was homely and had a lovely log...More

Thank Smallie2014
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No hen or stag parties please.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    2 Queens
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $206 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Each pet £3 per day or £20 per week. Folding bed £35. Towels, bed linen and all power included in price.
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About the neighborhood
The lakes Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater are very close, Loweswater a nice walk, with Keswick and Borrowdale a short drive away over the Whinlatter pass. Hiking, climbing and other outdoor pursuits are very popular, with many walks made famous by the Wainwright series of guidebooks. The C2C bike route passes close to the cottage, so bring your bikes or hire them in Cockermouth, but be prepared for hills.

Cockermouth is one of the few towns in the Lakes that retain its traditional look and feel, with individual independent shops on the tree-lined main street giving the town great character. There is also a farmers' market in the market square the first Saturday of each month.

Wordsworth was born here and his house is a National Trust property, with staff dressed for the 18th...
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Getting around
You really are better off with a car here. We are in the country, quiet and peaceful and a bit off the beaten track, but only 10 minutes from Cockermouth and 20 minutes from Keswick over Whinlatter Pass.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Newcastle: 90.1 mi
Railway: Maryport: 9.9 mi
Ferry: North Shields: 115.0 mi
Budget airlines fly to Manchester, Newcastle or Liverpool.

From there trains run to Penrith and then buses to Cockermouth.

We can arrange a taxi transfer for you from Cockermouth. Or hire a car from the airport or from Penrith railway station.

Bike hire is available in Cockermouth.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.5 mi.
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