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Barf Cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England
A charming Lakeland 'snug' with views of Skiddaw, Barf Cottage is situated in the tranquil village on the edge of Derwentwater. Within an easy 20 minute walk to the market town of Keswick the cottage is a stone throw away from the local pub The Farmers Arms, a 5 minute walk from 'The Chalet' tearooms and restaurant and a 10 minute walk to Derwent and Nicole End Marinas. Recently refurbished, the cottage retains all the original features of a traditional Lakeland cottage yet at the same time offers modern fixtures, comfort and style. A small yet characterful front garden has outdoor seating to enjoy that 'post hike' drink on sunny afternoons and evenings. The cottage serves as a wonderful bolthole for couples, small groups of friends or families.

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About the Manager, Lakeland / Keswick Cottages
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2015
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 272 reviews and 43 properties
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Southport, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in May 2018

Lovely little cottage in a nice location. Seems to have been recently refurbished. Garden is small but nice to have as is pet friendly. Parking spot is quite small though there is free parking by the local pub over the road. Weather was nice when we stayed so we didn’t need the coal fire but not sure if we were meant to bring our own coal if that was the case? I would suggest a few more notes in the welcome book such as that and maybe help on how to turn the oven on, thanks to google solved! But overall lovely relaxing stay here.

Andrea K
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in April 2018

Arrived on a chilly day to find both heating and fridge switched off. Fridge wasn't very clean and consequently smelt v bad. A cleaner quickly arrived to clean it although the unpleasant odour remained.
On the plus side, the property itself is lovely. Full of character and obviously well loved by its owners. Fantastic master bedroom in loft, lovely family bathroom and a well equipped kitchen.
Notices around the property informing us we'd be hit with fines if we didn't clean out the fireplace after using or remove rubbish from the cottage on leaving left a sour taste.
In short, I would stay again but only if the owners used a different booking agent.

London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

This cottage is in the quiet village of Portinscale, only a 15 minute stroll or 5 minute drive from Keswick. More importantly you can walk into the fells from the door. When you get back you will have a warm and spacious cottage, very well equipped, especially in the kitchen, to enjoy. Highly recommended.

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Super King
    1 Twin
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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
Default 3 nights
R 2 570
R 3 939
R 16 022
26 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
7 nights -- --
R 15 554
2 Jun 2018 -
22 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 1 819
R 2 770
R 10 998
23 Jun 2018 -
13 Jul 2018
7 nights -- --
R 12 116
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 669 / stay - Deposit
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